Cash Advances

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


These prices are effective as 
of May 17, 2010


Cash advance items consist of money advanced by the funeral home to pay outside expenses on behalf of the family


The must be paid in full by the day of the funeral service


South Carolina State Sales Tax

 Computed at 8% of the total cost of merchandise selected

 

South Carolina Death Certificates

The Department of Vital Records charges $12.00 for the first certified copy and $3.00 for each additional copy received at the same time.

 

Georgia Death Certificates

The Georgia Department of Vital Records charges $25.00 for the first certified copy and $5.00 for each additional copy received at the same time.

 

Clergy Honorarium

The funeral home will only advance cash as directed to pay for your minister

 

Organist/Pianist/Soloist Fee

This fee is charged only if the funeral home arranges an organist/pianist. The funeral home will only advance cash as directed byfamily.

 

Airport Transportation Fee

This fee is required if transportation of deceased to an airport is necessary.

Charges for transportation to Charlotte, NC or Atlanta, GA airport

 

$270.00 - $450.00

 

 

 

 

Limousine

$250.00 plus $75 an hour after three hours

 

Police

Deputies who escort funerals processions are usually off duty and this fee is paid directly to compensate them for their time.

• Aiken County Sheriff’s Department

                                               Funeral Home to Cemetery

                                               Funeral Home to Church to Cemetery

 

$90.00

$150.00

• Burnettown Police Department

$50.00 - $75.00

• City of North Augusta (per hour)

$35.00

• Richmond County Sheriff’s Department

$35.00

 

Paid Obituary Notices

Obituaries are used to publish funeral information in the newspaper of your choice. These charges are for information that newspapers do not print free of charge. Prices will be quoted after the obituary is written and proofed by the family.

 

Grave Opening and Closing Fee

This fee is for the opening and closing of the grave in a non-perpetual cemetery.

Adult

$600.00

Juvenile

$300.00

Infant

$250.00

Remove excess dirt from cemetery

$75.00

If burial space is covered by concrete slab that has to be removed

$150.00

Marker relocation for grave opening      

per case


The following cemeteries charge an interment fee

• Warrenville and Langley

$50.00

• Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery    

$100.00


South Carolina Cremation Permit

 

If the death occurs in South Carolina, a cremation permit will be  required.                          $15.00