Mesquite, in Dallas County, Texas, is a suburb of Dallas, east of the main city. It has a population in excess of 144,000.
There are three funeral homes in Mesquite meeting the needs of local residents, all of which are relatively close to the city center.
There are several crematoriums in the city, and Mesquite has six cemeteries and memorial gardens, including Lumley Cemetery on Lawson Road, Potter Cemetery on Lumley Road, and Pleasant Ridge Cemetery on North Belt Line Road.
Prominent places of worship include Divine Mercy of Our Lord Catholic Church on East Cartwright Road, Parkside Baptist Church on Gross Road, Congregation Shearith Israel on Douglas Avenue, Radha Kalachandji Temple on Gurley Avenue, and the Islamic Center of Mesquite on Franklin Drive.
Funeral arrangements in Macon are regulated by Texas state law. A death certificate should be filed with the registrar within 10 days. Embalming, refrigeration or a sealed casket is required if the cremation or burial is not to be held within 24 hours. You are free to scatter ashes over uninhabited public land or your own private property if you wish. Should you require further information, many of the funeral homes in Mesquite will be able to assist you.
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