About

Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Goodlettesville, Tennessee, offers full-service funeral options and sits on the grounds of Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Together, Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens allow you to conveniently take care of all your funeral and burial arrangements.

Our Goodlettesville funeral home

Front exterior building at Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial GardensAt Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens, we've learned through years of experience that the best way to understand each family is to listen carefully to their wants, needs and expectations. Our funeral directors believe each life is significant and should be celebrated as such.

As we work with you, we'll create a memorable, meaningful funeral planning experience, guiding you step-by-step through the entire process. Ready to meet any need you may have, we have a professional florist on staff and offer an array of funeral services—spanning from traditional to contemporary—that will honor your life or that of a loved one with respect.

Custom funerals and memorials

We believe funeral and cremation services should be as unique as the person they honor. In fact, we create perfectly personalized services that beautifully capture the essence of you or your loved one.

At Forest Lawn Funeral Home, families may use a song, hobby, fashion style, defining philosophy or lifelong passion, and turn that inspiration into a memorial service filled with thoughtful details. You'll find there's almost no limit to the special funeral service we can create, so life is well celebrated.

We honor veterans

Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens understands the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level One Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran's memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens

Front exterior at Forest Lawn Memorial GardensOccupying 55 acres, Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens is a well-kept cemetery in Goodlettesville featuring a a wide variety of burial options. With flush-to-the-ground memorials, gentle hills, flowering trees, a pond with fountain, exclusive private estates, garden mausoleums and our Commonwealth Estates Garden of Prayer (which has upright monuments and benches), we are certain that your family will find an arrangement that best suits your needs and wishes.

We can also provide exclusive private family estates that can be built and designed to meet your unique specifications. Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens provides a quiet place to honor the memory of your loved ones while you spend time remembering good times.

Meet our team

Our teams at Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens consider funeral planning a great responsibility. We support all families in the Goodlettesville community and are here to help during this difficult time.

Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or would like more information about our services and options. We welcome you to tour the funeral home and cemetery grounds, meet our team and ask questions anytime.

History

Raymond Ligon established Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in 1954. To continue the cemetery's commitment to excellence, Forest Lawn Funeral Home was built on the grounds 14 years later.

Today, we are members of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. It is our honor to provide exceptional, compassionate care when you need it most.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our Washelli locations.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"From the moment you make the phone call you feel a little bit of relief! If you dont know what to do next or if you have a question they are on top of it. You really dont have to have questions because the team is on (Q) step by step. They let you know what happens or needs to happen. You dont have to worry about anything. It was such a relief dealing with this group . I would most definitely refer them to family, friends and strangers!!"

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September 2021

"The staff went over the top in providing an exceptional experience for our family. All questions and concerns were handled promptly with detail in mind."

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September 2021

"Unfortunately, I have had to utilize Forest Lawn for 2 very close family members. They were helpful and accommodating each time. I began arranging my own service with them after my first experience."

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April 2021

"This was the third time within 21 months that I have had to use Forest Lawn Funeral Home. All 3 times the staff have been excellent to work with and very kind."

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March 2021

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