Epting Funeral Home

Serving Northwest Arkansas with Four Locations

General Price List

These prices are effective as of August 3, 2017 but are subject to change without notice.

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.

You may choose only the items you desire.  If you are charged for items you did not specifically request, we will explain the reason for the charges on the purchase agreement.  Please note that there may be charges for items such as cemetery fees, flowers, and newspaper notices.


Minimum Services of the Funeral Director and Staff................................. $895


This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select.  (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations, immediate burials, and forwarding or receiving remains).

This Fee Includes the Following:

Personnel available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to initial call.  Arrangement conference.  Coordinating service plans with cemetery, crematory, and/or other parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased.  Coordinating service plans with members of the clergy, musicians, soloists and any other eulogists involved in the funeral service of the deceased.  Clerical assistance in the completion of various forms associated with the funeral, including but not limited to Social Security Funeral Directors Statement of Death, Veterans Administration benefits claim forms, Life Insurance claims and assignment forms.  Securing and recording the death certificate and disposition permit with the appropriate Government Agencies.  Also covers overhead, such as facility maintenance, equipment and inventory costs, insurance and administration expenses, and governmental compliance.

Preparation of the Body:

Except in certain special cases, embalming is not required by law.  Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with viewing.  If you do not want embalming, you usually have the right to choose an arrangement that does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial.

Embalming........................................................................................................ $540

Refrigeration........................................................................................ $80 per day

(Arkansas law requires refrigeration of an un-embalmed body after 48 hours.)

Other Preparations of the Body:


Bathing and Handling of Unembalmed Remains...................................... $130

Dressing and Casketing.................................................................................. $190

Use of Facilities and Staff:

Use of Facilities and Staff Services for Visitation....................................... $290

(Our services include set-up of visitation area, placement of encased remains, display of floral arrangements, supervision of and attendance during the visit.)

Use of Facilities and Staff Services for Memorial Service......................... $290

(Our services include set-up of visitation area, placement of encased remains, display of floral arrangements, supervision of and attendance during the service.)

Use of Staff Services for Funeral Service in Other Facility........................ $390

(Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of funeral, display of floral arrangements and staff to assist with funeral ceremony.)

Use of Staff Services for Funeral Service in Our Facility........................... $390

(Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of funeral, display of floral arrangements and staff to assist with funeral ceremony.)

Use of Equipment and Staff Services for Graveside Service.................... $340

(Our services include accompaniment of remains to cemetery, supervision of graveside service, display of floral arrangements and staff to assist with service.)

Use of Facilities and Staff Services for Identification of Body (limited to 30 minutes) .......................................................................................................... $125

(Our services include set-up of identification area, transportation and placement of unembalmed remains, supervision of and attendance during the visit.)


Transportation:


Transfer of deceased from place of death to funeral home (within 50 mile radius)...............................................................................................................$290

Additional distance will be charged at $1.80 per mile.


Funeral vehicle (e.g. Hearse) (within 50 mile radius)............................... $420

Additional distance will be charged at $1.80 per mile.

Family vehicle (e.g. Limousine) (within 50 mile radius).......................... $440

Additional distance will be charged at $1.80 per mile.  (Please allow 24 hrs for additions or cancellation)

Service vehicle  (within 50-mile radius)...................................................... $320

Additional distance will be charged at $1.80 per mile.

Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home................................ $1005

This charge includes removal of remains, minimum services of staff, necessary authorizations, embalming, use of preparation room and local transportation (Excluding shipping charges, shipping container and transportation to airport).  This charge does not include use of facilities and staff for visitation or ceremonies.

Receiving Remains from Another Funeral Home................................... $2315

This charge includes minimum services of staff, transportation of remains to cemetery or crematory.

(This charge does not include transportation from airport, visitation or ceremonies).

Direct Cremation............................................................................... $975 - $4,345

If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiber-board or composition materials (with or without an outside covering).  The containers we provide are cardboard.

Our Charges for Direct Cremation (Without Ceremony) Includes: 

Removal of remains, minimum services of staff, refrigeration and crematory charge.

1.       Direct cremation with container provided by the purchaser (all such containers must meet any applicable state or crematory requirements).................................................................................................. $975

2.      Direct cremation with alternative container (cardboard cremation tray)................................................................................................................... $995

3.      Direct cremation with casket purchased from our funeral home (includes disposal of casket) (in addition to cost of casket)............................................................................................................. $1250

4.      Weights of deceased over 300 pounds add $150 retort fee.............$150

Immediate Burial........................................................................... $1575 - $6,885
Our charges for immediate burial (without any rites or ceremonies at the funeral home, graveside or elsewhere) include: Removal of remains, transportation to cemetery and minimum services of staff, bathing & disinfecting, refrigeration.

1.       Immediate burial with container provided by the purchaser (All such containers must meet any applicable state or cemetery requirements)................................................................................................. $1575

2.    Immediate burial with minimum casket............................................ $2290

3.    Immediate burial with casket purchased from our funeral home (In addition to cost of casket)............................................................................ $1575

 

Caskets............................................................................................... $500 - $4,600
(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.)

 

Ceremonial Rental Casket with interior...................................................... $625

Alternative Container....................................................................................... $20

Outer Burial Containers................................................................. $720 - $16,995
(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.)

Cemetery Set Up............................................................................................. $295

Air Tray/Combo Unit(for air transportation)................................................................................................. $250

Urns....................................................................................................... $25 and up

Memorial Jewelry................................................................................$68 and up

Other:

Memorial Booklet............................................................................................. $55

Service Folders (per 100).................................................................................. $60

Acknowledgement Cards (per 25).................................................................. $10

Crucifix............................................................................................................... $15

Mailing of Cremated Human Remains in the United States.................... $100

Funeral Service Overtime Fee (after 2:00 p.m. for staff).............................$250

Sunday Service Fee (Funeral Home Staff).....................................................$400

File an Arkansas Death Certificate..................................................................$50

Disposal of Casket............................................................................................$255

Cash Advance Items:
(The charges for the items listed below are good faith estimates and the actual charge for the item may be higher or lower than the price provided.)

Cemetery (Grave Opening and Closing).....................................$350 – and up

Certified Copies of the Death Certificates in Arkansas.......................................................................$10 for first; $8 each add’l

Clergy/Religious............................................................ $50 & up (your choice)

Musicians or Singers....................................................... $50 & up (your choice)

Hairdressing..................................................................... $50 & up (your choice)