Forest Lawn Cemetery was founded by Tom Darst, Sr. and wife Elsie in the early 1950's. Together they served the Houston funeral community for 57 years and in 1999 opened Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Through their efforts they provided quality and loving support for hundreds of families in their time of need. Tom Jr. now takes pride in continuing his parents legacy. He honors their lifes work following in their footsteps as the owner and operator of Forest Lawn Funeral Home.