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Graceland Fairlawn

                              The Graceland Fairlawn Difference

Losing someone you love is one of life’s most difficult experiences. We understand how important it is to provide the comfort and care you need with more than 125 years of experience serving families in Decatur, Forsyth and surrounding areas. When care matters most, families count on us every day.

Best-Price Guarantee + 10% Discount*: Get the best price with our guarantee to beat any price in Macon County by 10% without sacrificing quality or care for onsite cremation, funeral services and merchandise. With flexible plans for every budget and special financing options for those in immediate need, we give families peace of mind knowing they have one less thing to worry about.

100% Service Guarantee: Should you experience any issues during your services, we will work quickly to correct the issue or refund 100% of your money for that service. 

Around-the-Clock Care: We stand behind our commitment to serve families day or night, 24 hours a day, and we never outsource care. Our nine licensed funeral directors provide world class service to each family we have the privilege to serve. The care and comfort provided by these experts is second to none. We are known for providing some of the fastest response times in the area and work quickly to bring loved ones into our care where they remain under our safe keeping throughout the process.

Large Modern Facility: Our funeral home offers two large, well appointed rooms that can be used for family gatherings, visitations, services and receptions. We also offer a comfortable welcome center that offers a complimentary coffee bar, hot tea and cold refreshments for everyone.

Onsite Crematory + Cremation Experts: Your loved one stays within the care of our certified cremation experts where they are treated with dignity and respect from the moment we receive them until they are returned to you or laid to rest in one of our many cremation memorialization options within our two cemeteries. 

Best Funeral Home & Crematory in Macon County: The community has spoken -- we stand as the most trusted funeral home, crematory and cemetery in Macon County for the last decade. In 2021, we were voted best Funeral Home & Crematory by Readers Choice. 

Private Gathering & Viewing Room: Say good-bye in the only crematory in Macon County with a private gathering room. For those who wish, you can be present at the beginning of the cremation process.

Nearly 200 Acres of Lush Cemetery Grounds:  Lay your loved one to rest in one of our two beautifully landscaped cemeteries covering almost 200 acres. Our inviting gardens provide a final resting place that will bring you peace of mind knowing they are being cared for in the best-kept cemeteries in the area.

Two Beautiful Indoor Mausoleums & Pristine Garden Mausoleum: Our beautiful chapel mausoleums provide families with a perfect way to memorialize loved ones in a climate-controlled, year-round setting. The Garden Mausoleum offers an above-ground option in a serene, outdoor setting that remains protected from the elements.

Variety of Unique Cremation Placement Options:  Select from a variety of unique cremation placement options you won't find anywhere else in the area from beautiful glass front niches in our climate-controlled mausoleum to natural nature walk options settled in our peaceful wooded trail. Create a lasting memorial on a bench overlooking the beautiful water feature in our Valhalla section. Whatever your placement option preference is, Graceland Fairlawn has something for everyone.

Pet Services: Get care for every member of your family at Decatur’s only pet cemetery and crematory.

*Best price guarantee promises to beat any price in Macon County for cremation, funeral services or  funeral merchandise only for immediate or prearranged plans.  Additional 10% discount will be taken off verified competing offer. Pricing must be for same level of services and/or funeral merchandise. Restrictions apply. Ask for complete details.

Graceland Fairlawn Awarded Best Funeral Home 2021

Graceland Fairlawn is proud to announce we have been awarded Best Funeral Home 2021 by the Herald & Review.

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FEMA Offers Federal Assistance to Help Families Cover Funeral Costs

Up to $9,000 in aid may be available for those who suffered the loss of a loved one from COVID-19

Individuals can begin applying for COVID-19 funeral assistance starting April 12, 2021 for anyone that incurred COVID-19-related funeral expenses after January 20, 2020. This not only helps those who already incurred expenses, but those who have not yet held a service or purchased other funeral- and cremation-related merchandise such as headstones, urns and cremation niches.

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Live Streaming

We are now providing live video streaming of funerals at no cost to the families we serve. This will allow family and friends to view services even when they cannot attend in person. Get more information about our live streaming capabilities and other Signature Services℠. Learn More


I am writing this with complete and total admiration for David Goebel and the staff at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home. After tragically losing my husband on May 19th, 2021, David and his staff quickly came to my side to assist me with the process of planning a funeral that I had never thought about. Since my husband was only 44 years old, I thought we had... Read More

Amber Oberheim

Today we lost our beloved cat Nova. We came to Graceland looking to memorialize our pet with a service I don't think they normally provide. The front office staff was more than accomodating to our request and turned us toward a man named Don. Don not only fulfilled our request, but did it in a way that allowed the grieving process to be easier. Thank You Don!

Mark McClish

I want to thank John and his staff for the service they provided for my dad. The entire process was made very easy. The concern and care given to our family and particularly my mon was nothing short of incredible. Anything we needed was provided and that was so nice during a very tough time for us. I have known John his entire life and he is a a wonderful... Read More

Tim Phelps

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