Why We Do What We Do 

Alternative Cremation & Funeral Service has opened its doors to provide the public with low-cost cremation and funeral services. Over the past several years, funeral and cremation costs, have increased substantially. This places an unfair burden on bereaved families who are already burdened with the loss of a loved one.

In Middle Tennessee it is common for funeral costs for a simple service to exceed $7,000 to $8,000, and in many cases as high as $11,000 to $13,000. Cremation costs will range in the area of $1,500 to $4,800 in most cases. We believe this is too expensive. We also find this is not what the public wants or deserves. Our goal at Alternative Cremation & Funeral Service is to reduce the costs to a reasonable price while still providing the service and detail to personal attention. Let our professionals explain your options with our affordable packages or help you design a customized service from our General Price List.

Our Affordable Memorial Services in Middle Tennessee

Burial Choices
We have three convenient and affordable options for your selection.

  • Traditional Church Service 
  • Graveside Service
  • Direct Burial  
Cremation Choices
Families who prefer the simplicity of cremation have three options available to them.

  • Traditional Church Service with Cremation to Follow 
  • Cremation with Memorial Service
  • Direct Cremation  

Veteran’s Choices

Our Veteran services honor the men and women who chose to endanger their lives for their family and countrymen. Our professional staff will: 

  • Arrange for “Military Honors” for a dignified military service to be held at National or State Veterans Cemetery. 
  • Coordinate graveside service with Veteran cemetery
  • Arrange for an American flag (to be presented to the next-of-kin)
  • Complete necessary forms for burial benefits
  • Receive (3) Free Certified Death Certificates   
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