Forest Lawn Memory Gardens and Funeral Home has served the needs of Greenwood and Indianapolis and surrounding community residents for three generations, or since the mid 1950s. The cemetery and funeral home are family owned and operated, and are proud of their commitment and ability to serve the needs of grieving family members and loved ones.
Providing full services, staff at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens offer options to family members designed to honor and commemorate individuals with fitting tributes that adhere to religious and cultural needs. A compassionate and caring approach is utilized by the staff at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, only one of the reasons why the funeral home and cemetery is an area favorite.
Among the beautiful grounds of the cemetery may be found striking statuary, such as the Praying Hands, a mausoleum, chapel, as well as open areas and cremation niches. A sanctuary on the property grounds can accommodate small or large groups, as well as offer a sense of privacy and security to grieving loved ones.
The sprawling acres of Forest Lawn Memory Gardens cemetery offer well-kept and maintained walking pathways to access various areas of the grounds as well as beautifully maintained lawns, trees, shrubs and floral arrangements according to season. The property is well laid out and designed into sections and plots, all surrounded and shaded by carefully planned shrubbery and trees, offering both shelter and succor to visitors.
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens is the final resting place of many area founders and residents, including former major league baseball player Oral Clyde Hildebrand of the Cleveland Indians.
Located a short distance south of downtown Indianapolis, the community of Greenwood and Forest Lawn Memory Gardens cemetery can be accessed by traveling south on Interstate 65 or State Route 31, with turnoffs on County Road 900 south, with access onto State Route 135. Forest Lawn Memory Gardens cemetery is adjacent to the Royal Oak Country Club and is also a short distance north of Mount Auburn Cemetery.