September 2013 - Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory | Knoxville, TN

Life’s Many Seasons

This week brought the official start of fall with the Autumnal Equinox. Fall is a special time of year in Knoxville and the surrounding areas of East Tennessee. Football games, fall festivals and all the other harvest-themed events make for great opportunities to spend time with family, friends and loved ones. The temperatures get crisper [Read more…]

The Honor of Serving Families

Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory has been serving the needs of Knoxville families since 1948. During that time, we have assisted families through one of life’s most difficult processes: losing a loved one. While this is our business, it is so much more than that. We believe that the services we provide extend beyond [Read more…]

Why Hold Funeral Services?

According to available recorded history since the beginning of time, societies around the world have honored those who died with some type of ceremony. Early cultures are thought to have believed that funeral rituals sent the deceased on his or her journey into the afterlife. Before the 12th century, most graves were unmarked unless the [Read more…]

Knoxville Cremation Services

Though cremation has long been an option for end of life, there is still much misunderstanding about what it is and why it is the choice of many families and individuals. Cremation is not final disposition of remains, nor is it a type of funeral service but is instead an alternative to earth burial or [Read more…]