Macon-Bibb County

Coroner Office

Next of Kin

The next of Kin  is defined in the following hierarchy:

  1. Spouse – is a husband or wife who are legally married, separated but, not divorced.
  2. Children of the deceased over 18 years of age.
  3. Parents
  4. Siblings

Remains of the  deceased will only be released to a Certified Funeral Director.  It is important for the Next of Kin   to select a Funeral Director as soon as possible and  notify this office of the selection.

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