Columbia, the seat of Boone County, Missouri, is the principal city of the Columbia Metropolitan Area. It is the state’s fourth most populous city with a population of over 115,000.
There are currently three funeral homes in Columbia serving the local residents. All of these are nearer than five miles from the city center, so bereaved families and individuals should find it easy to locate a suitable funeral home.
There are several crematoriums in the city and it has three cemeteries or memorial parks including Columbia Cemetery on East Broadway, and Jewell Cemetery on S Providence Road.
Notable places of worship in Columbia include Missouri United Methodist Church on South 9th Street, Calvary Episcopal Church on South 9th Street, Congregation Beth Shalom on West Green Meadows Road, and the Islamic Center of Central Missouri on South 5th Street.
According to Missouri state law, a certificate of death should be filed with the registrar inside of five days following a death. Embalming or refrigeration is obligatory if the burial or cremation is not to be undertaken within 24 hours. You may scatter ashes over uninhabited public land or your own private property. Most funeral homes in Columbia will be able to provide help and advice regarding state requirements.
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