Your choice is unlimited. There are wood caskets, metal caskets, and caskets that are designed specifically for cremation. Shown is an Oak casket with personalized Corner Art, and 18 gauge Steel casket that has a gasket which seals, and two cremation caskets styles.
These cremation caskets can also be used for burial. They have been designed to leave a less carbon print on the environment using little or no metals or plastic’s.
In this region, many cemeteries require that a burial vault be used. The two examples shown are constructed of concrete and rebar. One is for casket burial; the other is for an urn interment. Each has an example of personalization.
The choice of urns is unlimited. They are available in wood, brass, marbleized composite, pewter, steel, etc…. We offer a full line at the funeral home; plus, you can also take home an urn catalog to choose from. The selection of an urn is a personal choice
The cremated remains come back from the crematory in a temporary container, which consists of a sealed bag inside a cardboard box. Some families have family or friends who are wood craftsman and can provide a very personal urn.
Families also select urn keepsakes, these are used to place a small amount of created remains, or flower petals and are kept in memory of the deceased.
Portrait Weavers – Tapestry Afghan Blankets:
These wonderful individually woven throws are Jacquard woven, and never printed. 100 % cotton, machine washable, and will not fade or shrink.
They bring comfort to the bereaved.
You provide the photo, quote, emblem, etc…. our firm scans and promptly returns the item to you. Your heirloom throw will be woven, not printed, and delivered in three days (Overnight shipment is also available).
Acknowledgement cards are sent by the deceased family to individuals or groups who sent flowers, food, donations, etc .… We carry an extensive line for you to choose from, they are delivered to your home UPS promptly.
Memorial Cards are for family and friends to take home with them after either calling hours or funeral/memorial service. We offer several different styles, and numerous verses. We are also equipped to personalize.
technology offered with this
surpasses many that we have seen. You select an
assortment of photos then meet with us to fine tune
this personal documentation. Actual scenic videos
are intermingled throughout the DVD.
All music has been NASPAR approved, with an enormous
selection with themes for you to choose from.
6 @ $ 120.00
Herb Sachets: Throughout
history the fragrant herb rosemary has always held a
place of great esteem as the symbol of remembrance.
Sprigs were laid at the grave as a token of loyalty and
commemoration. With this item you are able to leave the
scent of rosemary in prominent memorial places. 25 @ $ 27.50
Memorial Votive Candles: As with the fragrant rosemary herb
sachet, light this votive and allow the scent to
bring you a comforting peace while reflecting on
past memories. 12 @ $ 23.40
I first saw this item at a National Funeral Director’s Convention and brought a bag home for my Dad. My Mother, Anita, died in March of 2007. She was so proud of her Irish heritage, and my dad enjoyed the symbolic gesture of providing her with a piece of her homeland.
In August of 2010 my Dad, Bill, was reunited with his wife in heaven. Their children now continue to leave a little bit of Ireland whenever we visit their grave-site.
Photo Memorial Candles:
Scanning a favorite photo unto a
scenic background creates this unique candle. The
candle is unscented and offers a soft reflected
The Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral home staff is authorized
as a ROCK OF AGES DEALER for this area. We have been
specifically trained by Cherry Valley Memorials and work
to insure complete satisfaction of a monument reflecting
you and your family name.
We have on site a unique display ranging from foot
markers to hand etched designs; we are available for
consolation here, at your home, or you can visit Cherry
Valley Memorials at cvmemorials.com for additional
These are normally placed at the entrance where people
would be coming for the service or calling hours. The
first inside pages are about the deceased and their family
Candles, Picture Frames & Crosses: Another way of remembering your loved one, or others, whenever it is
used or seen.
Memorial Flower: The
papier-mâché hearts hold wildflower seeds, to be planted in
memory of the deceased. A lovely way to say thanks to
friends and family who attend the service. Knowing that when
these wildflowers bloom they will again remember your loved