How much does a traditional burial funeral cost in Southern Illinois?

The two things' people hate to have a conversation about are funerals and money. They are also the two important things that people should be planning for but never get to. More on that later, on to the topic you want to learn about the cost of funerals in Southern Illinois. Many factors play into how much a funeral cost. There are professional services, casket and vault costs and cash advances.

The first thing you should always do is your homework. Call your local Funeral Homes in Southern Illinois and ask for their prices. Don’t be afraid to shop around and find affordable burial services. Our parents have taught us the importance of shopping around to find the best value. You should do this with your loved one's final arrangements.


Where do I find the best burial price?

Generally, people think the bottom dollar is the best price. But finding a place that gives you the best service, understands your needs and will help you find the best value is how you will find the best price. Call your local funeral homes and ask about their prices.


What do I need to decide on for Burial?

Your first decision is on if you want to have a public viewing. If you choose to have a public viewing you will need to factor embalming services into your final price. The next decision would be choosing the casket and vault. The funeral home will help assist you with those and all the cash advances.


Can we have burial without embalming?

The law allows burial without embalming as long as you are not having a public viewing. This is most common when choosing direct burial.


What price do you charge for a burial?

The starting price for burial at Maxton-Rosado is $5995 including casket and grave liner. There are many options to choose from to honor you loved the way they wanted to be honored. Call Maxton-Rosado today to learn what your options and prices are.


DIRECT BURIAL PACKAGE $5995

•Basic services of funeral director and staff- including removal from place of death (within 30 miles of Du Quoin), arrangements conference, and filing necessary legal paperwork *Cash Advance Items are NOT included.

•Dressing, casketing, and cosmetizing of deceased *Embalming is NOT included

•Minimum metal casket

•Concrete Grave Liner

•Transportation to cemetery

•Graveside Committal Service


For More Information about our options Call 618-542-2020


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