Guide to Funeral Directors in Jackson
Jackson, a city on the Pearl River, is the primary seat of Hinds County. With a population in the region of 173,000, it is the capital city of Mississippi.
There are currently around nine funeral homes in Jackson, working across the city centre and the surrounding areas. Seven of these are located within 10 miles of the city center.
There is one crematorium in Jackson, and the city has nine cemeteries and memorial gardens covering the area, including Greenwood Cemetery on N West Street, Cedar Lawn Cemetery on W Capitol Street, and Lakewood Memorial Park on Clinton Boulevard.
Prominent places of worship in Jackson include the First Baptist Church on N State Street, First Presbyterian Church also on N State Street, Congregation Beit Lechem on Jones Lane, Masjid Muhammad mosque on Floral Drive, and the Hindu Temple Society of Mississippi on Vernon Jones Avenue.
Mississippi state law requires that a death certificate be filed within five days of death with the local registrar. Embalming is necessary if the burial or cremation will not take place within two days of the death, or if your loved one will transported over state lines. Although most burials take place in established cemeteries, it is possible to have a burial on private land. There are no state restrictions governing where ashes may be scattered. All funeral homes in Jackson will be able to advise you on state requirements
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