Services and Payment Policy


Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff and

Overhead.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$1,295

Our services include conducting the arrangements conference; planning the funeral; consulting with family and clergy; shelter of remains; preparing and filing of necessary notices; obtaining necessary authorizations and permits; coordinating with the cemetery, crematory, or other third parties. In addition, 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.)

Embalming ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$895

Embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with a 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 Preparations of the Body

Sanitizing, Dressing, Casketing, and Cosmetic Care.............................................................................................................................$100

Suturing and Special Care of Autopsied Human Remains..........................................................................…......................……..$100

Refrigeration of Human Remains….................................................................................................................................................................................$100

N.C. G.S. 90.210-27A (L) requires refrigeration of unembalmed body after 24 hours. This is a one-time fee for bodies placed into our care until final disposition.

Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home ….................................................................................................................................................….$295

(Within 35 miles radius, beyond that is $2.25 per loaded mile.)

Hearse…............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................…$295 

Limousine…....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$395

Utility Vehicle..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................…$ 95

FACILITY & STAFF

Use of Facilities and Staff for Private Family Viewing…...................................................................................................................$125

(Limited to 18 people and 45 minutes at the Funeral Home only, otherwise identification will be done by a photograph)

Use of Facilities and Staff for Viewing (Limit of 2 hours between 9 AM and 4 PM).................................$245

Use of Facilities and Staff for Viewing (Limit of 2 hours between 4 PM and 10 PM)..............................$345

Use of Staff, Facilities, or Equipment for a Memorial Service …..............................................................................….........…..$345

Use of Staff, Facilities, or Equipment for a Funeral Ceremony….............................................................................................$445 

Our Funeral Ceremonies and Memorial Services include a Memorial Package of your choice.

Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service............................................................................................................................….$395

MERCHANDISE

Video Tribute DVD (50 pictures and 3 songs limit)…….........................................................................................................................$150

Each additional DVD is $30.00

Memorial Package (includes Register Book, Acknowledgement Cards, 100 Memorial Folders, and a Bookmarker for Spouse and Children only).......................................................................…....................................................................................................................................................$ 95

Register Book…...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................……...$ 25 

Memorial Folders or Laminated Prayer Cards (100 count)…....................................................…........................................…….$ 65 

Acknowledgement Cards…..................................................................................................................................................................................................….$ 20 

Basic Wood Flag Case……........................................................................................................................................................................................................….$ 50 

Laminated Bookmarks…....................................................................................................................................................................................................……….$ 5 

Framed Canvas Life Portrait.......................................................................................................................................................................................………$150

Woven Blanket…...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................….$150

Cap Panel…..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................…..$150

Burial Shroud…...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................…..$300

Please allow 48 hours for production and delivery of Video Tribute DVD, Memorial Folders, Laminated Prayer Cards, Laminated Bookmarkers, Woven Blanket, and Cap Panel. Please allow 10 business days for production and delivery of Framed Canvas Life Portrait.

SPECIAL SERVICES

Immediate Burial………..............................................................................................................................................................................................................……$1,695

Our charge for an immediate burial (without ceremony) includes basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead costs; removal of remains; and local transportation to cemetery.

Immediate burial with casket provided by the purchaser or without purchase of casket which would be an additional cost…....................................................................................................................................................................................................…...................................................……$1,495

Direct Cremation……………...........................................................................................................................................................................................................$1,095 to $2,040

Our charge for a direct cremation (without ceremony) includes basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead costs; removal of remains; transportation to crematory; necessary authorizations; and cremation.

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 materials (with or without an outside covering). The containers we provide are a fiberboard container or an unfinished wood box.

Direct cremation with container provided by the purchaser………………........................…..........................................…$1,095

Direct cremation with casket selected from our funeral home**.............................................................................$1,095

Direct cremation with a fiberboard container……….......................................................................................................................…..$1,195

Cremation when not discounted in the Special Services of Direct Cremation……..…......................….$200

Delivery of Cremated Remains……...........................................................................………….............................................................................…….$120

We will hand deliver cremated remains locally or carefully package and ship them via USPS express mail to any cemetery or residential destination in the continental United States. (Shipment may take 1 to 3 days for delivery through the USPS.)

Forwarding or Receiving Remains from Another Funeral Home…......................................................................….$795 

(Includes the Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff, Transfer of Remains to or from airport within 100 miles, Other Preparations of the Body, and Shipping Container if applicable.)

CASH ADVANCE ITEMS

North Carolina Certified Death Certificate….......................................................................................................................................….$ 10 each 

(Death certificates may take up to 12 business days to acquire)

Opening and Closing of a Grave for Private Cemetery….................................................................................................…..$995 

Opening and Closing of a Cremation Grave for Private Cemetery…................................................................….$295 

Cemetery Equipment (When No Outer Burial Container is Purchased)………...........….............................….$395 

(This charge includes the fee for erecting a funeral tent, carpeting for grave, folding chairs, and lowing devise. The price is the same regardless of whether one or all of the items offered are selected.)

North Carolina Cremation Fee…..........................................................................................................................................................................….$ 10 

Hairdresser….................................................................................................................................................................................................................................…..$ 50 

Pianist……........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................……….$ 50 

** Casket would be an additional cost

FUNERAL AND CREMATION OPTIONS

Traditional Way Funeral Service…………………………………….........................................................................................................………………$5,530

Our Traditional Way Funeral Service includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead; embalming; other preparations of the body; transfer of remains; use of facilities and staff for viewing (Limit of 2 hours between 9 AM and 4 PM); use of facilities and staff for funeral ceremony; use of equipment and staff for committal service; Newport Casket (several options of color); 13 Gauge Steel Grave Liner; hearse; utility vehicle; Cemetery Equipment when outer burial container is purchased; a Video Tribute DVD; and a Memorial Package. (15% Savings)

Traditional Way Cremation Service……………………………..................................................................................................…………………$3,940

Our Traditional Way Cremation Service includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead; embalming; other preparation of the body; transfer of remains; use of facilities for viewing (Limit of 2 hours between 9 AM and 4 PM); use of facilities and staff for funeral ceremony, rental casket and insert, hearse; a Video Tribute DVD; a Memorial Package; Cherry Serenity Urn; and cremation. (12% Savings)

Remembrance and Reflection Service……………………………………..........................................................................................………….$1,995

Our Remembrance and Reflection Service includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead; transfer of remains; private family viewing; use of facilities for memorial service; Video Tribute DVD; a Memorial Package; Cherry Serenity Urn; Alternative Container; and cremation. (25% Savings)

Cremation Graveside Service………………………………………............................................................................................................……………..$1,995

Our Cremation Graveside Service includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead; transfer of remains; private family viewing; use of staff for graveside service; Cemetery Equipment; a Memorial Package; Cherry Serenity Urn; Alternative Container; and cremation. (25% Savings)

Basic Cremation Service………………………………………………….....................................................................................................................……….$1,295

Our Basic Cremation Service includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead; transfer of remains; private family viewing; Cherry Serenity Urn; Alternative Container; and cremation. (39% Savings)

The above listed funeral and cremation options do not include any cash advance services other than the ones named in the package. All obituary publications are subject to publication cost which is different for each newspaper.

FUNERAL AND CREMATION OPTIONS

Traditional Way Funeral Service………………………………………….....................................................................................................…………$5,530

Our Traditional Way Funeral Service includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead; embalming; other preparations of the body; transfer of remains; use of facilities and staff for viewing (Limit of 2 hours between 9 AM and 4 PM); use of facilities and staff for funeral ceremony; use of equipment and staff for committal service; Newport Casket (several options of color); 13 Gauge Steel Grave Liner; hearse; utility vehicle; Cemetery Equipment when outer burial container is purchased; a Video Tribute DVD; and a Memorial Package. (15% Savings)

Traditional Way Cremation Service………………………………............................................................................................………………$3,940

Our Traditional Way Cremation Service includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead; embalming; other preparation of the body; transfer of remains; use of facilities for viewing (Limit of 2 hours between 9 AM and 4 PM); use of facilities and staff for funeral ceremony, rental casket and insert, hearse; a Video Tribute DVD; a Memorial Package; Cherry Serenity Urn; and cremation. (12% Savings)

Remembrance and Reflection Service………………………………....................................................................................……………….$1,995

Our Remembrance and Reflection Service includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead; transfer of remains; private family viewing; use of facilities for memorial service; Video Tribute DVD; a Memorial Package; Cherry Serenity Urn; Alternative Container; and cremation. (25% Savings)

Cremation Graveside Service………………………………………………….......................................................................................................…..$1,995

Our Cremation Graveside Service includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead; transfer of remains; private family viewing; use of staff for graveside service; Cemetery Equipment; a Memorial Package; Cherry Serenity Urn; Alternative Container; and cremation. (25% Savings)

Basic Cremation Service………………………………………………………................................................................................................................….$1,295

Our Basic Cremation Service includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead; transfer of remains; private family viewing; Cherry Serenity Urn; Alternative Container; and cremation. (39% Savings)

The above listed funeral and cremation options do not include any cash advance services other than the ones named in the package. All obituary publications are subject to publication cost which is different for each newspaper.


PAYMENT POLICY

Our goal is to assist you in arranging an appropriate, professional, and personal service that meets your needs. At the time of the arrangement conference, we must know how you plan to settle your account with us. For your convenience we accept: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, Personal Check, Business Check, Bank Check, Cash, and an Assignment of Life Insurance Proceeds for a verifiable policy. We do not provide payment plans. Long term financing may be arranged through your bank of a lending institution of your choice.


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