What is the cost of a cremation in Nashville, TN?

low-cost-cremation-nashville-tnAs the cremation trend continues to sweep across the U.S., more families are seeking out information about cremation to inform themselves about the options open to them when the time comes.  Aside from understanding what cremation is, how the process works, and what laws govern cremation as a final disposition, many families wish to find out what the cost of a cremation is.

What is the average cost of a cremation in Nashville?

According to the Cremation Association of North America CANA the average cost of a cremation is $2,250.  This is, of course, a national average cost and the average cost of a cremation also depends not only upon where you live but also exactly what services are included with any cremation package.  It is possible to arrange a basic cremation in Nashville for just $995 complete.

Comparing cremation costs in Nashville

cremation-costs-in-nashvilleIt IS important to shop around and compare cremation prices between funeral homes in Nashville to ensure that they have obtained the best price cremation possible.  We shop around to check and compare prices for other large purchases – so why not a cremation service package?  As I have just mentioned above, you will find that cremation costs can range in thousands of dollars from different providers.  Telephoning around, or conducting online research on cremation pricing can be time-consuming and quite an overwhelming task.  That is why we have conducted our own cremation cost research so you don’t have to!  The provider we work with in Nashville offers an exceptional value cremation package.

Direct cremation in Nashville

A direct cremation is the lowest cost cremation option.  The deceased is cremated without any ceremony and/or services, and the cremated remains returned to the family in a temporary urn.  This enables the family to ensure that their loved one’s disposition is handled in a simple, dignified and timely way, whilst not overspending on funeral costs.  The family can gather for a memorial service at a later date if they so choose, or arrange a simple ash scattering ceremony.

Low cost cremation in Nashville

To arrange a low cost cremation in Nashville you can contact your local DFS Memorials provider.

DFS Memorials Nashville (615) 236-8763  –  Direct cremation $995

Is there any help with cremation costs in Nashville?

Unfortunately more families are finding themselves struggling to meet funeral expenses today.  Any financial assistance with cremation costs is managed at county level and differs by state and county.  You need to consult your local county human services or social services to find out if there is any support.  There is the $255 Social Security death benefit if you qualify and certain benefits for veterans.  Other than that, you can try local charitable organizations, unions and faith groups who may be able to assist you in raising funds for a funeral.

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