Muslim Cemetery in Wendell NC

IAR Cemetery Expansion Project

Build your legacy.

To Allâh we belong and truly, to Him we shall return.

2:156

The Islamic Association of Raleigh owns and manages the Muslim Cemetery located in Wendell, North Carolina approximately 25 miles to the north east of the Islamic Association of Raleigh. 

The IAR Cemetery, first used in 1994 is at 88% of its current capacity, this allows for roughly 1.5 years of janazahs to take place.

Burial Capacity
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0
Burials since 1994

A Vision For the Future

Plan for Expansion

This expansion project will only be possible through our generous community. As we all return to Allah SWT one day, the cemetery in Wendell may be our final resting place on earth.

The Project Will:

A sustainable cemetery

Increasing Capacity for
the next generation

Current Capacity

0

New Capacity

0

Alhamdulillah, the IAR already owns land surrounding the existing cemetery. As part of this project, the land must be cleared and brought up to the NC Cemetery Commission, Town of Wendell, and Wake County standards.

Ensuring Continuous Operations

Operations & Maintenance Endowment

Landscape
Architecture

Grave
Repair

Grounds
Cleanup

Record keeping
& Signage

Project at a Glance

Frequently Asked Questions

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Updates from the field

Fall 2022

IAR completes clearing and grading 

2022
Summer 2022

IAR commences clearing and grading of cemetery 

2022
Winter 2022

IAR establishes Cemetery Expansion Team to lead execution of expansion 

2022
Spring 2021

IAR begins scoping expansion work, including clearing and grading of land, to accommodate need for additional burial space

2021
Fall 2020

IAR receives master plan approval from Wake County 

2020
Fall 2019

IAR engages consultant to lead updated master plan for cemetery. 

2019
Spring 2019

IAR Cemetery Committee seeks updates to cemetery, including consideration of new shelter and bathroom facilities.

2019

Indeed, Allāh [alone] has knowledge of the Hour and sends down the rain and knows what is in the wombs. And no soul perceives what it will earn tomorrow, and no soul perceives in what land it will die. Indeed, Allāh is Knowing and Aware.

The Holy Quran 31:34