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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.

Sherwood Memorial Gardens cemetery

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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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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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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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.

Learn More
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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our Washelli locations.

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Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

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.

Learn More
Vintage photos scattered

Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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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.

"I was apprehensive with the death of my Mother in Pa having to get her to her resting place in Tenn. Sherwood Chapel & Memorial Gardens, headed up by Funeral Director T.C., was instrumental in making a potentially anxious ordeal very smooth & incident free. I highly recommend."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

January 2022

"The Whole staff was so Great to us and i felt they went out of there way to help us, Thank you T.C. and all the staff"

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December 2021

"Angela Slagle was so attentive and compassionate. She was very professional and showed such caring and humanism with our family and loved one who had passed. She handle all our wishes and made us feel comfortable with each decision we made. She gave us comfort through this hard time and gave beauty through such despair. We were contacted by the fu

neral home to check on our family several times. ~Thank you all, we are grateful!"

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Cremation Customer

December 2021

"Very well done. Excellent communication and follow-up."

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October 2021

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