Guide to Funeral Directors in Shreveport

Shreveport is located alongside the Red River in the state of Louisiana. With a population of around 200,000, it is the third biggest city in the state.

There are 12 funeral homes in Shreveport serving the local community. Nine of the funeral homes in Shreveport can be easily found within five miles of the center of the city.

Shreveport has around 15 cemeteries and memorial gardens including Greenwood Cemetery on East Stoner Avenue, Forest Park Cemetery on St. Vincent Avenue, and St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery on Texas Avenue.

Shreveport has many denominations of churches and places of worship including the First United Methodist Church on Common Street, Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Marshall Street, First Baptist Church on Ockley Drive, Agduath Achim Synagogue on Village Green Drive, Masjid Al-Taqwa Mosque on Virginia Avenue, and the Hindu Cultural Center on Jefferson Paige Road.

Louisiana state law requires that a death certificate be filed by the funeral director with the local registrar within five days of the death. If the burial or cremation does not occur within 30 hours of death then the law requires refrigeration or embalming. Burial may only take place in established cemeteries, but there is no law which restricts the scattering of ashes on private land.

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