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Berry Funeral Home & Crematory
1 Berry Lane, P.O. Box 1108
Elberton, GA 30635
Phone: (706) 283-5142
Fax: (706) 213-1413
24 Hour Obit Info: (706) 283-9036
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory
1 Berry Lane
P.O. Box 1108
Elberton, GA US
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|Question #1||Who owns Berry Funeral Home & Crematory and is it a local family owned operated funeral home or a corporate funeral service chain funeral home?|
|Answer:||It's difficult to imagine that many of our local funeral homes are actually no longer owned by local families. Rather, they are owned by large corporations or funeral service chains. The Berry Family currently in its 4th-generation still owns and operates one of the few remaining local family owned and operated funeral homes serving our community and has no affiliation with any corporate chain or funeral service chains.|
|Question #2||What makes Berry Funeral Home & Crematory different?|
|Answer:||We are a locally family owned and operated Funeral Home & Crematory Family currently in its 4th generation, our staff have a combined 100+ years in the funeral industry, We offer the highest levels of services with the most advanced and up to date options like: Digital Video Tributes, Personalized Printing Services, Book of Memories Tribute Page, Live Funeral Webcasting, Signature Services like a White Dove or Balloon Release, a horse and wagon cemetery coach, Guaranteed Pre-needs, Honoring Neighbors Publishing, In-House Cremation with the latest computer controlled technology, Handmade Amish Wood Caskets, a large selection of Keepsake Memento Options, large spacious rooms and doorways, fully handicapped accessible and on a single ground level floor, full on-site parking with lighting for nighttime, We emphasize personal service, where in most cases you will have the same person for your at-need arrangement following through with your service. We comfortably carry out services for all religious denominations and cultural beliefs and represent the ideal combination of price and quality and take pride in being able to be the least expensive in this area.|
|Question #3||Does Berry Funeral Home have their own Crematory or do you use a 3rd-party?|
|Answer:||Yes, Berry Funeral Home does have their own Crematory. In fact we are the only Crematory in Elbert County and have became the preferred Crematory in the Northeast Georgia area.|
|Question #4||Does my loved one ever leave from under your care or supervision?|
|Answer:||No, your loved one never leaves from under our care or supervision. We do all of our cremations in house and embalming is done by our licensed staff at our funeral home. We do not use 3rd-party crematories, trade embalmers or other funeral homes. However, sometimes this may have to be done elsewhere due to death out of state or a great distance when embalming is best when done sooner.|
|Question #5||Are there any security measures in place for my loved ones and friends at Berry Funeral Home?|
|Answer:||Yes, We have to say that times are different and that we can never totally be safe, but we have placed extra security measures in place to help relieve some worries for our families like: fully lighted on-site parking, electronic security coded doorways to sections of our funeral home and local law enforcement can be arranged to be present when requested.|
|Question #6||Does Berry Funeral Home & Crematory offer the latest advances in technology for their families and friends?|
|Answer:||Yes, We have embraced technology to be able to offer our families and friends a higher level of service for a Celebration of Life with the latest technology advances in the funeral industry like: Digital Video Tributes, Webcasting, In-House Printing and Laminating Services, Book of Memories Tribute Page, Latest Computer Controlled Technology in Cremation on the market.|
|Question #7||Does Berry Funeral Home & Crematory offer imported caskets?|
|Answer:||Yes and No, Our caskets that we display in our selection room and that majority of our families select are all made here in the United States. The woods are made by Old Order Amish and the majority of our metals are made in Tennessee and Alabama. However, we are a representative for all the major brands such as Batesville and Matthews and some of them are manufactured in Mexico.|
|Question #8||Does Berry Funeral Home & Crematory only allow their families and friends to buy merchandise like caskets, vaults or keepsakes?|
|Answer:||No, we offer any of these items to anyone that is in of need them at anytime. Being, we have two warehouses that supply caskets, vaults and keepsakes to other funeral homes as well other families that are looking to save money from the higher priced funeral homes or retail stores.|
|Question #9||Can Berry Funeral Home & Crematory handle funeral arrangements i or someone have made somewhere else?|
|Answer:||Yes, We do this quite often. Whether, its from the previous funeral home changing, is no longer in business or because of other reasons. Any pre-paid funeral arrangements can be changed or transferred from any funeral home you choose at anytime. We even honor any pre-paid contract from another funeral home at no extra expense to you or your family and quite often families get a refund back due to having over spent on charges from another funeral home.|
|Question #10||Can Berry Funeral Home & Crematory arrange or handle the burial arrangements for a family member or friend who passed away out of town that requested to be brought back for burial or cremation?|
|Answer:||Yes, Actually we do this quite often as more people these days move away. Whether, it's due to family, military service, retiring and moving away, health related or just happen to be out of town on business or vacation.|
|Question #11||Do I have to be a member of the Cremation Society, Burial Society or another Organization or pay a membership fee to use Berry Funeral Home & Crematory for services?|
|Answer:||No, there are no membership fees like those referenced places and you don't have to be a member of any group or organization to use Berry Funeral Home & Crematory to save and get our signature services that we offer everyone and have become known for.|
|Question #12||Does Berry Funeral Home & Crematory have a determined service or call area?|
|Answer:||No, we will go to where our service is called upon or requested in order to help a family or friend in a time of need. However, depending on distance extra charges could occur. Our prices are for a 50 mile radius from the funeral home on average and depending on the distance a small additional charge could occur due to this extra distance. It's always best to ask us regarding the distance.|
|Question #13||Does Berry Funeral Home own a cemetery or sell cemetery spaces?|
|Answer:||No, we do not own a cemetery or sell cemetery spaces or lots at this time. We can arrange for you to buy them from any cemetery you would like or prefer.|