Akins Funeral Home 13455 Hwy. 43 South-P.O. Box 328 Russellville, Alabama 35653 256-332-1131 DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) In order to protect our families that we serve and our staff, per the recommendations and mandated order of the CDC, the ADPH, and the State Health Officer, we will be strictly following their guidelines and these can change daily. During the arrangement meeting, only four family members will be allowed to be present at that time. The production of the family memorial DVD has been ceased until further notice. It is our intentions to take care of the majority of the arrangement conference via phone or email. We encourage graveside and outdoor services with a limit of 10 people meeting at the graveside (maintaining a consistent six-foot distance between persons). These are mandated guidelines by the CDC, ADPH, and the State Health officer that we are strictly following. We strongly suggest that children under the age of 12 and adults over the age of 60 or anyone with a compromised immune system do not attend. This is only until we receive further instructions from the CDC, the ADPH, and the State Health Officer and is subject to change as needed. If you have business that can be conducted over the phone, please call us instead of stopping by the office. We strongly emphasize social distancing (maintaining six feet apart), frequent hand washing and sanitizing. We love and care for our families and we have to put public safety first. These guidelines will allow our staff more time to clean and disinfect our facilities, to serve the needs of our families and to protect our community and staff. We will continue to monitor COVID-19 and how the best to serve our families during this time. These guidelines will subject to change according to CDC recommendations.
Traditional and Cremation Services
To assist families plan meaningful services for the living which commemorate the lives of their loved ones; we want to help turn a difficult time into a special memory, celebrating the life of a person who is individual and unique; to contribute to the betterment of our community with education and grief support; dedicated to those we serve;committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards possible.
The caring and experienced professionals at [name] are here to support you through this difficult time. We offer a range of personalized services to suit your family’s wishes and requirements. You can count on us to help you plan a personal, lasting tribute to your loved one. And we’ll carefully guide you through the many decisions that must be made during this challenging time.
You are welcome to call us at any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience. We also provide a wealth of information here on our web site so you can learn more from the privacy of your own home.