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Funerals & Cremation

A personal remembrance

Funeral experiences that heal

Celebrating life is the cornerstone of healing.

Funeral experiences that heal

Celebrating life is the cornerstone of healing.

We look forward to helping you decide how to honor the unique individual you've lost. Whether you chose burial or cremation, together we will create a service as unique as the life, lived.

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Every step of the way

Losing a loved one is one is difficult. Let us help ease the burden with a service as unique as your loved one.

Step 1

Reflect With a
Dedicated Advisor
We will start the process with an open mind; learning more about your loved one, their personality, interests, milestones and accomplishments.

Step 2

Plan Ceremonies &
Celebrations
You can have your services anywhere, and any way, you want. Together, we will create a fitting and memorable event to honor your loved one.

Step 3

Determine Their
Resting Place
Having a place to visit your loved one is essential to the grieving process. Whether you choose burial or cremation, we will guide you through your options.

Step 4

Call Us When
You Need Us
We manage every element of your loved one’s life celebration and all the details in between. Let us know when you need us and we will bring your loved one into our care.
Testimonials

What Families Are Saying

Real Stories from Real People

The funeral experience was excellent, everyone was very accommodating my mother had a beautiful service.

Robin Piper 5 stars

During our time of sorrow, the family of W. S. Blalock are deeply grateful for the compassionate support and service received from Graceland Fairlawn.

Mary E Blalock 5 stars

Daisy, Chelsea & Staff, Thank you so much for your assistance with our dad's funeral. We very much appreciated your patience & kindness during this difficult time.

Family Of L.M. 5 stars

Hey Greg, I wanted to take a minute to thank you for all you did to make my Dad's service very special and meaningful. While it was a sad and stressful time you and your staff made things bearable and memorable for my family. Dad looked very good considering the condition he was in. Thanks for everything. It was top notch.

K.K. 5 stars

Dear David, Our family is so thankful for your professional care & concern for our wife and mother. Your kind expression of sympathy is gratefully acknowledged and deeply appreciated. Sincerely,

B., C., K., & K. 5 stars

Graceland, It was such a thoughtful gesture. Thank you for treating my family so kind during my father's death. Thank you for working with me. I will always value all of your kindness and love.

K.O. 5 stars
Celebrating Life

The possibilities are endless.

To celebrate and honor life

We invite you to explore the many unique ways to celebrate and honor life. Whether you choose burial or cremation, having a service to honor life, and a permanent place to visit remains, are essential parts of the healing process.

Comfort in Tradition.

We’ll help you design a service with classic rites and rituals that will feel like timeless tributes.

Patriotic Honor.

Show the deepest respect to a veteran with a flag presentation and 21-rifle salute.

Together Is Better.

For burials and cremations, create a unifying service with readings, memories and spirituality.

Savor Memories.

Gather loved ones with a delicious feast in a relaxed gathering.

Ride Strong.

Bring a prized vehicle into the service, from a fire truck they served on to a restored hot rod.

No Place Like Home.

Bring family and friends together in a home or private garden, around familiar belongings.

How Would You Like To Be Honored?

Funerals unite people when they need each other most. These services can be opportunities to celebrate everything amazing about the life that was lived. And also to give guests a meaningful, healing experience. Explore a range of ideas and find what speaks to you.

A Sporting Celebration.

For fans, you can show the passion of the game through memorabilia, tailgating and more.

Keepsakes and Heirlooms.

Bring a set of objects that shares a treasured hobby, and guests can even leave with an item.

The Game Goes On.

For card sharks, Scrabble pros or billiard players, the game can be incorporated as a tribute.

Take The Stage.

For thespians and opera lovers, a theatrical event can be the perfect end to a brilliant life.

Into The Deep.

For a loved one who feels home at sea, cremated remains can be scattered over an expanse of ocean.

Reach for the Stars.

“Fly me to the moon; let me sing among those stars.” Many of us long to be able to travel among the planets of our solar system and out among the stars. Becoming part of the cosmos may be the perfect ‘send off’ for someone special.
horse drawn carriage
tailgate party
celebration
golf themed
musical experience
unforgettable
memorial picnic
shared memories
a home gathering
toast to their legacy
launch into space
tribute cookoff
comfort in tradition
modern celebrations
memorial tree planting
theme party
horse drawn carriage
tailgate party
celebration
golf themed
musical experience
unforgettable
memorial picnic
shared memories
a home gathering
toast to their legacy
launch into space
tribute cookoff
comfort in tradition
modern celebrations
memorial tree planting
theme party
theme party
memorial tree planting
modern celebrations
comfort in tradition
tribute cookoff
launch into space
toast to their legacy
a home gathering
shared memories
memorial picnic
unforgettable
musical experience
golf themed
celebration
tailgate party
horse drawn carriage
theme party
memorial tree planting
modern celebrations
comfort in tradition
tribute cookoff
launch into space
toast to their legacy
a home gathering
shared memories
memorial picnic
unforgettable
musical experience
golf themed
celebration
tailgate party
horse drawn carriage
Unique Funeral experiences

From Ordinary To Extraordinary, We Have You Covered.

Since every life is unique, we will work with you to plan a personalized tribute that truly honors and celebrates the life lived. Let our funeral professionals help you decide what services are right for you.

Signature Services

Our Signature Services can help create something that’s very unique and personalized - you may find that choosing one, or even a few of these, helps make your memories even more special.
Locations

A funeral home and cemetery like no other.

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Founded in 1919 in Decatur, we began with a mission to celebrate life and serve families.

Frequently Asked Questions

Free Planning Guide

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