One thing to know is that there are three categories of costs when planning for final expenses.
1. Services of the Funeral Home - basic service of funeral director and staff, care of the body - embalming or other preparation, visitation, ceremony, graveside service, receptions, and transportation.
2. Merchandise - casket, outer burial containers, urns, keepsakes, printed goods - service folders, register book, thank you cards, tribute candles, tribute blankets, canvas portraits and others.
3. Cash Advances - cemetery expenses, crematory cost, certified death certificates, transit permit, honorariums for pastors, musicians & lunches, catered food, paid obituaries, flowers, stone lettering, cemetery markers/monuments.
We offer the following service options:
All our packages that include our complete basic services charge include one free tribute candle, free video tribute (up to 50 pictures) along with free web casting of the funeral service which is shown on our web site. Along with these special items we include our standard items free as well. Please see our "Signature Services" section on our website.
Our "Traditions" packages range from $4075 to $5165 (services with the body present for viewing). Caskets start at $965 cloth covered, $1165 metal, and $1490 for laminate type wood. Outer Burial Containers start at $1425 which includes delivery and setup M-F. Please see our merchandise section for options.
Our "Memorial" packages start at $4280 and continue to our "Traditions" packages followed by cremation. Cremation Urns start at $78. Alternative Containers start at $165. We also offer keepsake urns, jewelry, blown glass and other items. Please see our merchandise section for more information and pictures.