General Price List

These prices are effective as of February 8, 2018 and are subject to change without notice.

“The staff at Natchez Trace Funeral Home is committed to serving you and your family with dignity, respect, and professionalism. We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding our professional services and professional fees. Thank you for trusting Natchez Trace Funeral Home to serve your funeral needs.”

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide our customers. You may choose only those 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.



Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff and Overhead: $4,050

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 fee includes the following:


  • Personnel available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year to respond to initial call.
  • Reception and arrangement rooms
  • Arrangement conference.
  • Coordinating service plans with cemetery or other parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased.
  • Sheltering of remains up to 4 days
  • Clerical assistance in the completion of various forms and permits associated with a funeral.


Also covers overhead, including facility expenses and maintenance, parking and common areas, insurance and administration expenses, salaries, taxes and governmental compliance.


Embalming: $900

EXCEPT IN CERTAIN SPECIAL 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 preparations of the body:

  • Dressing, casketing and/or cosmetizing of deceased: $200
  • Bathing and handling of deceased: $75


Use of Facilities, Staff & Equipment:

  • Use of Facilities and Staff Services for Viewing (up to four hours): $200 or use of Staff and Equipment at other locations (e.g. church).
  • Additional Visitation: $150 per hour or $1,500 per day (8am to 9pm)
  • Use of Facilities and Staff for Funeral Ceremony: $200 or use of Staff and Equipment at other locations (e.g. church).
  • Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service: $300
  • Use of Facilities and Staff for Memorial Service: $200 (without remains present) or use of Staff and Equipment at other locations.
  • Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Committal Service: $300
  • Sheltering of Remains after 4th day: $100 (per day)
  • Staff to oversee disinterment/re-interment:  $450


Automotive:

(each within a 50-mile radius, additional distance will be charged at $2.50 per mile, per vehicle).

Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home: $375
Hearse: $225
Flower Car / Utility Vehicle: $125
Service Vehicle (e.g. Lead Car): $100
Transfer to or from Airport: $150
Transfer of deceased to or from Place of Autopsy: $150


Forwarding Remains to Another Funeral Home: $2,900

This charge includes basic services of funeral director and staff and a proportionate share of overhead costs, transfer of remains to funeral home within a 50 mile radius, necessary authorizations, embalming, transportation to local airport or other place of shipment within a 50 mile radius (excludes shipping container and shipping charges.) This charge does not include visitation or ceremonies. This charge applies to shipment within the continental United States only.


Receiving Remains from Another Funeral Home: $2,900

This charge includes basic services of funeral director and staff and a proportionate share of overhead costs, transportation from local airport or other shipping destination within a 50 mile radius, and hearse for transportation of remains to cemetery within a 50 mile radius. This charge does not include visitation or ceremonies.



Cremation: If you are considering cremation, you should know that Natchez Trace Funeral Home owns and operates a private crematory to serve our client families. Our crematory is on site and located within our funeral home. We do not contract our cremations to a third party cremation provider, nor do we offer cremations to other funeral service providers. Our crematory is for the exclusive purpose of serving the families of Natchez Trace Funeral Home. We have nothing to hide. Our doors are open. We explain your options and respect your wishes. We will return ALL the recoverable ashes and operate by the most exacting standards to protect the integrity of the deceased. The tragedy in Noble, Georgia involved funeral directors who did not own and operate the crematory. We offer service 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.


Direct Cremation: $2,325 to $7,615

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 alternative containers and other cremation containers, including containers made of fiberboard, and containers made of other composite materials. See descriptions below.


Our charges for direct cremation (without ceremony) includes basic services or funeral director and staff and a proportionate share of overhead costs, transfer of remains to funeral home within a 50-mile radius, and the crematory fee. THE CREMATION FEE IS INCLUDED.


  • Direct cremation with the container provided by the purchaser: $2,325

          (All such containers must meet any applicable state or crematory requirements).

  • Direct cremation with a heavy cardboard alternative container: $2,400
  • Direct cremation with a heavy cardboard alternative container (crepe interior): $2,805
  • Direct cremation with the Lancaster Veneer fiberboard cremation casket: $3,715
  • Direct cremation with a wood casket selected from our funeral home: $4,815 to $7,615

             (Refer to the casket price list as provided at the funeral home).


Immediate Burial: $2,400 to $13,590

Our charges for immediate burial (without any rites or ceremonies at the funeral home, graveside or elsewhere) include basic services of funeral director and staff and a proportionate share of overhead costs, transfer of remains to funeral home within a 50-mile radius and transportation to cemetery within a 50-mile radius.


  • Immediate burial with container provided by the purchaser: $2,400

(All such containers must meet any applicable state or crematory requirements).

  • Immediate burial with a heavy cardboard alternative container (no interior): $2,475
  • Immediate burial with a wood frame heavy cardboard alternative container (no interior): $2,550
  • Immediate burial with a “Vesta” alternative container (rose tan crepe interior): $2,880
  • Immediate burial with casket selected from our facility: $3,290 to $13,59
    (Please refer to the casket price list as provided at the funeral home)
  •     Immediate burial with a graveside service (in addition to the cost of a casket): $2,850


Caskets: $890 to $11,190

(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home).


Outer Burial Containers: $990 to $18,750

(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home).


Cremation Containers: $200 to $1,390

(Refer to the Casket Price List as provided at the funeral home).


Alternative Containers: $75 to $480

(Refer to the casket price list as provided at the funeral home).


Urns: $45 to $2,850

(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home)

Other Services and Merchandise:

  • Standard Memorial Packages $125*
  • Memorial Register Books $40*
  • Standard Acknowledgment Cards (Per Fifty) $30* (Custom, $100 and up per fifty)
  • Standard Service Folders (Per Hundred) $30* (Custom, $250 and up per hundred)
  • Prayer Cards (Per Hundred) $30
  • Laminated Obituary (package includes 3) $5 (ea)
  • Temporary Grave Marker $20
  • Cemetery Equipment $300
  • Custom Casket Interior $350
  • Video Tributes (up to 50 pictures) $100, additional copies $15 each
  • Casket Head Panels $145 to $250
  • Cross/Crucifix $20
  • Memorial Tree Leaf $150
  • Cremation Mailing Fee $75
  • Bagpiper (when available) $300
  • Flag Case $150 to $250
  • Crematory Fee $340
  • Flowers Available from Vendor
  • Catering Available from Vendor
  • Insurance Assignment Fee: 5% of the assigned amount


Natchez Trace Funeral Service with a 20-gauge steel Wilton Casket: $6,900.00

Includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead ($4,050), embalming ($900), dressing, casketing, and/or cosmetizing of deceased ($200), use of facilities and staff for visitation ($200), use of facilities and staff for funeral service in our chapel or other location ($200), transfer of remains to funeral home ($375), hearse ($225), flower car/utility vehicle ($125), service vehicle ($100) (each within a 50 mile radius of funeral home), use of equipment and staff for graveside committal service ($300), your choice of a standard memorial package ($125) and a Wilton 20 gauge steel casket in a choice of painted Silver or painted Copper ($1100). 

The package price includes a savings of $1000 off our General Price List.


Natchez Trace Graveside Service with a 20-gauge steel Wilton casket: $5,900.00

Includes: Basic service of the funeral director and staff and overhead ($4,050), embalming ($900), dressing, casketing, and/or cosmetizing of deceased ($200), transfer of remains to funeral home ($375), hearse ($225), flower car/utility vehicle ($125) (each within a 50-mile radius of funeral home), use of equipment and staff for graveside service ($300), your choice of a standard memorial package ($125) and a Wilton 20 gauge steel casket in a choice of painted Silver or painted Copper ($1100). 

The package price includes a savings of $1,500 off our General Price List.


Cremation with Traditional Funeral and use of Ceremonial Casket: (body present): $6,125

($6,875 with a GRAVESIDE SERVICE, includes hearse ($225) and staff & equipment for graveside service ($300), flower car / utility vehicle ($125), service vehicle (e.g. Lead Car) ($100)

This charge includes basic services of the funeral director and staff and overhead ($4,050), transfer of remains to funeral home ($375), embalming ($900), dressing, casketing and/or cosmetizing of deceased ($200), use of facilities and staff for services for viewing ($200), use of facilities and staff for funeral ceremony ($200), Vesta Oak Ceremonial Rental Casket ($200), Vesta Ceremonial Rental Casket Insert ($480), the crematory fee ($340) and your choice of a standard memorial package ($125). 

The package price includes a savings of $945 off our General Price List.


Cremation with Memorial Service in our Chapel (body not present): $4,120

($4,870 with a GRAVESIDE SERVICE, includes hearse ($225) and equipment for graveside service ($300), flower car / utility vehicle ($125), service vehicle (e.g. Lead Car) $100                                  

This charge includes basic services of the funeral director and staff and overhead ($4,050), transfer of remains to funeral home ($375), Cardboard Cremation Alternative Container ($75), use of facilities and staff for visitation ($200), use of facilities and staff for memorial service ($200), the crematory fee ($340) and your choice of a standard memorial package ($125). 

The package price includes a savings of $1,245 off our General Price List.


Infants and children: Charges for our services, facilities, and motor equipment listed on our General Price List are provided at a reduced rate for infants, young children, and pre-adults. This compassionate allowance is reflected as a percentage off of the regular price. Under 2 years of age: 90%, 2 to 12 years of age: 70%, and 13 years to 17 years of age: 50% allowance. The compassionate allowance does not apply to any merchandise selected or cash advance items.


Available Savings


Service and Interment at Natchez Trace Funeral Home and Memorial Park Cemetery or other Memorial Park Cemetery that provides the graveside equipment ($300 equipment savings)            


Payment Policy: Provisions for payment are due at time of arrangements. For your convenience, we accept the following methods of payment: Cash, Check (personal, cashier’s check, or money order), Assignable/Validated insurance policy, Major Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover), or an assignable, irrevocable, fully funded prearranged funeral from any funeral home provided it meets our current prices. Class A Burial Policies purchased from another funeral provider must be approved by management before reassigning beneficiary or applying towards services selected. In some cases, Class A Burial Insurance may have a value from 0% to 50%.