Guide to Funeral Directors in Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tennessee, is the fourth largest city in the state with a population of 176,000. There are about 14 funeral homes in Chattanooga, serving the residents, with six of these establishments located inside five miles of the center of the city. There is a good distribution of funeral homes in Chattanooga supporting ease of access and wide choice for clients.

Chattanooga has a good selection of cemeteries and memorial parks including: Chattanooga National Cemetery on Bailey Avenue, Forest Hills Cemetery on Tennessee Avenue, and Lakewood Memorial Gardens on Shallowford Road.

Chattanooga also has a wide variety of places of worship including St Stephen Catholic Church on Lee Highway, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on West 7th Street, First Baptist Church on East 8th Street, B'Nai Zion Synagogue on McBrien Road, and the Islamic Society of Greater Chattanooga on Gunbarrel Road.

According to state law, the death of a loved one must be filed with the registrar of vital records before five days have elapsed. There are no legal obligations to embalm them, and there is no law requiring a casket for either burial or cremation, though it is advisable to check the requirements of individual cemeteries. There is no obligation for burial to take place in established cemeteries, and there is no restriction on where ashes may be scattered.

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