Waynesville, MO, southwest of St Louis, may be getting a crematorium. Waynesville Memorial Chapel plans to install a crematory if City Council affirms the zoning recommendation Thursday evening. The city Planning and Zoning Commission approved the application Tuesday evening.
Affected residents had several questions about the facility and how it might affect property values, but most seemed satisfied with the answers from owner Randy Walters.
Wikipedia has a good entry on cremation.