Cremation with a Funeral Service
This service includes having the remains cremated after the funeral service in our chapel or another facility. This includes basic services of funeral director and staff, embalming, automotive equipment, visitation, funeral ceremony, and the cremation process. The family may opt to use our viewing casket instead of purchasing one. The fee for using the Viewing Casket is $495. This option does not include an urn.
Cremation with a Memorial Service
This service includes having the remains cremated and having a memorial service in our chapel. This includes basic services of the funeral director and staff, transfer of remains to funeral home, transportation to crematory, memorial service at funeral home. This does not include an urn.
This service includes having the remains cremated with no memorial service. This includes basic services of funeral director and staff, removal of remains to funeral home and transportation to crematory. This does not include an urn.
If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition material (with or without covering). The alternative containers we provide are corrugated cardboard.
Together with the Green Burial Council we are working to make burial more meaningful, simple and sustainable.
As a Green Burial Council approved funeral home in the state of Tennessee we are proud to be able to help you, the families we serve, select final arrangements that have a lower impact on the environment.
We adhere to the following standards:
- We provide eco-friendly services and products so that you will have more information with which to work.
- We provide the families we serve the option to select "Green Options" and never require any waivers or disclaimers that might in any way dissuade a family from choosing an eco-friendly service.
- We accommodate home vigils/viewings and the use of other offsite facilities that are appropriate for funerals.
For more information on eco-friendly funerals we invite you to peruse the Green Burial Councils web site.
Traditional funerals remain the majority of the many different types of services that families request. Receiving of friends/visitation with funeral services/Celebration of Life to follow, is customary in the late afternoon and evening. Graveside services are usually scheduled for the next day. Some families prefer to receive friends, have the service and immediately proceed to the cemetery on the same day. Click Funeral Homes in Knoxville are sure to accommodate each family's schedule as requested. Basic services of the funeral director and staff and overhead, transfer of the remains to funeral home within a 25 mile radius of Knoxville, embalming, use of facilities and staff for viewing, use facilities and staff for funeral ceremony or staff and equipment necessary for funeral service in other facility, use of hearse, transfer of remains to cemetery, use of flower van or service car within a 25 mile radius are the components of traditional funerals.