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Every life deserves a unique celebration. At Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens in Alcoa, Tennessee, families can conveniently plan fitting tributes through these sister locations. Working together, the funeral home and cemetery can create fitting tributes that include cremation, funeral, memorial and burial services.

Create the perfect memorial tribute

At Sherwood Chapel, we begin by listening to you. Tell us about the special elements of a loved one's personality—their hobbies, pursuits and passions—and our professional funeral directors will integrate thoughtful elements to create an unforgettable experience.

Imagine a cruise-in hosted in honor of your family’s hot-rodder, with guests' gleaming show cars front-and-center in our parking lot and a high-horsepower escort for the funeral coach after the service. Envision an outdoor-themed service for the adventurer in your life, with guests in comfortable dress and keepsake monogrammed water bottles for guests to use on their next expedition. With our expertise, we can help you celebrate your loved one in a creative and unique way.

Every detail, meticulously planned

Chapel inside mausoleum with glass niches at Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens. Select a traditional religious ceremony, a contemporary Life Well Celebrated® event, or combine elements of both to create your perfect personal fit. Your guests receive a warm welcome at our interfaith chapel, which serves celebrants of all backgrounds and faith traditions.

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Last Supper Chapel exterior at Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens. Established in 1955, Sherwood Memorial Gardens incorporates 52 acres of natural Tennessee beauty nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Here, antique trees and bright flowers lend a sense of hope to complement manicured lush lawns.

Family estates mark a unique opportunity to gift future generations the reassurance of one central gathering place for reflection. Military funerals and burial with military honors commemorate selfless service to our country in a time-honored tradition.

Those who choose cremation may choose burial of cremated remains or inurnment in our columbarium, mausoleum or glass-front niches.

Call on us, day or night

Statue of praying hands on cemetery grounds with a mausoleum in the background at Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens. Our tradition of service to the Alcoa, Maryville and Knoxville area communities dates back to 1955. Should you wish to do so, our teams will be glad to provide a personal tour of the funeral home, mausoleum and cemetery grounds. Please contact us at Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens at any time if you need assistance with arrangements in Alcoa.

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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"You have an Amazing team. Everyone was so helpful, our family greatly appreciated how everything was handled and we would recommend Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens to everyone because our loved one was taken such good care of and the services were great. Losing our loved one was so hard but you all made it easier with the care and comfort and attention to detail that was given. Thank you all so much especially Joel Stooksbury and Tonya Shannon and Maggie Fritz. Such a great team."

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February 2021

"Beautiful cemetery and the staff does a wonderful job and they make you feel like they apart of your family"

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November 2020

"Please choose Sherwood chapel they help with any and every way possible and work with you to make sure your family members are taken care of with the upmost respect, Thank you"

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November 2020

"They knew what we needed and the best prices ."

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November 2020

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