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These prices are effective as of October 16, 2017 and are subject to change without notice.
The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. If legal or other requirements mean you must buy any items you did not specifically ask for, we will explain the reason in writing on the statement we provide describing the funeral goods and services you selected.
Our basic service charge includes, but is not limited to, staff to respond to initial request for service; arrangement conference with family or responsible party to plan the funeral and arrange the music or musicians; coordination of service with cemetery, crematory, vault company and others, as required; preparation and filing of necessary certificates and permits; preparation and forwarding of obituary notices as requested; service vehicle to secure, file and record death certificates, obtain and deliver permits, and file legal papers; application, coordination, notification of government related claim/honors and processing of insurance claims. Also included in this charge are overhead expenses relative to our facility such as sheltering of remains, professional licensing, legal and accounting fees, insurance, building and utility expenses, parking lot and grounds maintenance, taxes, furnishings, inventory costs, record keeping, secretarial and administrative expenses. Also included in this charge is the necessary equipment such as church trucks protective clothing and other items required to maintain compliance associated with OSHA regulations. This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations, immediate burials, and forwarding or receiving remains.)THIS IS A NON-DECLINABLE FEE.
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.
Cosmetology, Dressing and Casketing 285.00
Special Care of Autopsied Remains 300.00
Washing and disinfecting remains when no embalming 300.00
Refrigeration (when necessary per day charge) 130.00
Preparation of Remains for shipping 275.00
Visitation at the Funeral
Home (First day or portion thereof)
Our services will include visitation setup, use of visitation room, placement of encased remains, and supervision and attendance during the visitation.
Each additional day is 250.00
Visitation at Other Facility (Signed release required)
Our services will include local transportation of encased remains, To and/or from other facility, transfer of florals (if required), Visitation setup, and placement of encased remains.
Funeral Services at the Funeral Home
Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of funeral, staff to attend the funeral ceremony, supervision of committal or other disposition service, and setup and use of facilities for funeral ceremony.
600.00Funeral Services at Other Facility
Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of committal or other disposition service, setup, equipment and additional staff necessary to conduct funeral at other facility.Services and Facilities for a Memorial Service
Chapel or Stateroom for Memorial Service without body present. Our services include coordinating the memorial service, supervision of the memorial service, staff to attend memorial service, and setup and use of facilities for memorial service.
SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT FOR GRAVESIDE SERVICE
Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangement at graveside, supervision of the graveside service, and equipment and staff necessary to conduct the graveside service.
SUPERVISION OF MEMORIAL SERVICE AT OTHER FACILITY OR SERVICES SCHEDULED THAT CANNOT BE COMPLETED BEFORE 5 PM. Due to personnel scheduling this charge will be added to the cost of service.
Shelter of Remains (per day). This charge will be made beginning the fourth day our facilities are used to shelter the remains
Receiving, handling and arrangement of flowers for visitation & funeral service
This is used to deliver death certificates, obtain and deliver permits, file legal papers, file insurance claims, and lead funeral procession.
(Huntsville or Birmingham) or transfer to crematory or for refrigeration
A proportionate share of the basic service fee is included in our charges; Hereafter called “minimum services of staff”. Forwarding of remains includes: the minimum services of staff, local removal of remains, embalming, preparation of remains for shipment, consultation on arrangements; preparation and filing of required death certificate; obtaining necessary transit permit; coordinating service with receiving funeral home; shipping case; air tray; and transportation to Huntsville or Birmingham airports. THIS CHARGE DOES NOT INCLUDE THE SERVICES OF STAFF AND FACILITIES FOR VIEWING AND/OR FOR FUNERAL RITES OR CEREMONIES PRIOR TO FORWARDING OF THE REMAINS.
A. Immediate burial with casket provided by purchaser
B. Immediate burial with casket selected from our funeral home (NOTE: in addition to cost of casket)
A. Direct cremation with container provided by purchaser (Container must be approved by crematory)
B. Direct cremation with corrugated cardboard container provided by our funeral home
C. Direct cremation with Cremation casket selected from our funeral home (in addition to cost of casket)
If cremation cannot be completed within 48 hours of death, then a charge of $835.00 for embalming or $130 per day for refrigerated storage will be charged.
Family must provide a container or select a container for the cremated remains (Cremains) or the cremains will be returned in a plastic bag in a cardboard box
OUTER BURIAL CONTAINER (A complete price list will
be provided at the funeral home)Ziegler Case for shipping
Acknowledgment Cards (Box of twenty-five)
Temporary Grave Marker
Use of DVD/TV Equipment