Basic Services of Funeral Director/Staff and Overhead
Our services include but are not limited to: conducting the arrangement conference; planning the funeral; consulting with family and clergy; shelter of remains; preparing and filing necessary notices; obtaining necessary authorizations and permits; coordinating with the cemetery, crematory, or other third parties. In addition, this includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead cost. This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select.
Except in certain cases, embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with viewing. If you do not want embalming, you usually have the right to choose an arrangement that does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial.
Other Preparation of the Body
Includes but not limited to bathing, dressing, cosmetology, and casketing
Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home
Removal from the place of death, (home, hospital, nursing home, hospice facility)
Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home
Our Charges include: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; embalming or other preparation of remains, if relevant; and local transportation
Receiving of Remains from Another Funeral Home
Our charges include; limited basic services of funeral director and staff; care of remains; transportation of remains to funeral home and to cemetery or crematory
If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Our charge for a direct cremation (without ceremony) includes: limited basic services of the funeral director and staff; removal of remains; transportation to crematory; necessary authorizations; and cremation if relevant.
Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering).
- Direct cremation with container provided by purchaser
- Direct cremation with a fiberboard container
- Direct cremation with an unfinished wood box
Our charge for an immediate burial (without ceremony) includes: limited basic services of the funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; and local transportation to the cemetery.
- Immediate burial with casket provided by purchaser
- Immediate burial with minimum metal casket
Use of Facilities and Staff For Viewing and Visitation
The visitation is also known as the receiving of friends or wake service
Use of Facilities and Staff for Funeral/Memorial Ceremony at the Funeral Home
Chapel service, musician, minister and staff for service
Use of Equipment and Staff for Church Service
The necessary staff and equipment for a service at a location other than the Funeral Home
Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service
The necessary staff and equipment for a service at Graveside
Automotive Equipment: Hearse-Limousine-Flower Van
Hearse for the transportation of the casketed remains. The Limousine for family members if desired. The flower van, if needed to transport flowers.
A variety of caskets vary in cost.
Outer Burial Containers
A variety of outer containers vary in cost.
A variety of shrouds (burial garments) to choose from for females. A local clothing store for men.
A variety of styles to select from.
Newspaper Death Notices and Full Obituaries
Prices vary per word.
Flowers and Casket Sprays
We have several books to select from or the spray can be personalized.
The cost for death certificates vary depending upon the state of death. South Carolina death certificates are $12.00 for the first copy, $3.00 for each additional copy, and as of October 1, 2023 a $5.00 fee for death certificate copies received the same day.
Police Escort (City of Anderson Police Department)
The city police will escort for funeral services within the city limits for a cost of $25.00.
Tent and Chairs for committal services
The setup at the cemetery, includes 1 - 2 tents, 18 chairs and grass for committals.
Granite Headstones and Markers
A variety to choose from varying in prices.
Cemetery Plot Beautification
We provide cemetery beautification in all the church cemeteries.
We provide candles for those we currently serve and for those in the past.
Memorial DVD Presentation
Memorial Blankets, Pillows, Plaques, Ties, Clocks, Bracelets, Necklaces, and More.
Personalized Thank You Notes