We have moved to our new location, located at 

740 North Gum Street, Summerville, SC 29483.

Where To Start


Funeral planning can get overwhelming, know that you are not alone. Our staff is here to support you and help you through your grief journey while honoring your loved one. To help you get started, below is some helpful information. But please feel free to contact us should you have any questions.


WITHIN HOURS

Please contact the funeral home to establish and schedule an arrangement conference.

Be sure to consult the funeral director before scheduling any services. This aides in assurance of the funeral home being able to accommodate your wishes and desires without there being a conflict in the schedule.

If your loved one dies in a healthcare facility, they will notify the proper authorities, including your chosen funeral home if they have that information. Emergency and medical personnel involved will help you obtain a medical certificate and other necessary paperwork.


WITHIN A FEW DAYS

You also should review your loved one’s preplanned funeral wishes and meet with a funeral director to plan their service. If your loved one didn't preplan any funeral wishes, you can start by considering some of the larger choices you need to make, such as:

  • Burial or cremation
  • Type of casket or urn
  • For a burial, location of their final resting place in grave or mausoleum
  • For a cremation, location of their final resting place through burial or scattering
  • Service types, such as a viewing, service, graveside memorial, etc.

WHEN WE MEET

When you meet with one of our staff members to begin planning the funeral, we'll show you our general price list to give you a basic idea of our service costs. We will then begin to discuss your loved one to get a better understanding of the person and services to honor their life. Our staff will use this information to help you create a personalized, meaningful service to celebrate your loved one. 

This process may also include:

  • Preparing and filing the official death certificate
  • Drafting an obituary
  • Scheduling the funeral services and events, including the date, time, and location
  • Selecting a casket, urn, and any other products
  • Choosing pallbearers
  • Arranging transportation


We want to make this process as simple and stress-free as possible, so please bring the following information about your loved one:

  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Full legal name and home address
  • Social security number
  • Father's name
  • Mother's maiden name
  • Highest education
  • Occupation
  • Veteran's discharge papers (DD-214), if applicable
  • Information about the burial location, if applicable
  • Clergy name and phone number, if applicable
  • Insurance policy information if using to pay for funeral expenses
  • Names and relationships of survivors
  • A recent photograph of your loved one and any clothing you want used when dressing them for the service

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