2012 | Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory | Knoxville, TN

Christmas Wishes from Gentry Griffey

As Christmas approaches, we at Gentry Griffey wish to remember those who lost loved ones during this year. We have been honored to assist many families this year as they said goodbye to loved ones, and we know that the holidays bring up all of the memories and emotions about those who have passed. To [Read more…]

Welcome to our blog

Hello. I’m Diane Hunter, managing partner and licensed funeral director for Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services. Welcome to our blog! Here we will cover the “expected” topics associated with our business but we also plan to share examples of what makes Gentry Griffey unique as compared to other funeral homes. We’ve been committed [Read more…]

Pre-payment can be a very valuable option

Today I heard a very popular financial advice provider state on the radio that, while he whole-heartedly agrees that pre-planning one’s final wishes is a great thing to do, he disagrees that pre-paying for a funeral is a wise thing to do. He cited the example of taking that funeral expense amount and instead investing [Read more…]

Funeral homes are not just for funerals anymore

Last night our chapel was the site of the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association meeting. We had the pleasant opportunity to meet the FBIKCAAA president Frank Murphy in January. He interviewed our manager Eric Botts about cremation for his community information program on our local Journal Broadcast Group radio stations. It was a fantastic [Read more…]