Milton Irvin founded McConnell Funeral Home in Athens, Alabama, in 1830. Since that time, we have provided funeral and cremation services to the Limestone County community. Our professional and dedicated team members deliver exceptional compassionate care to families at one of the more difficult times in life.
- Catered Receptions
- Multicultural Funerals
A funeral home that celebrates life
We believe that funeral and memorial services should reflect the lives of those being honored, and we strive to create meaningful, personalized tributes to those who have meant so much to family and friends. Honoring a loved one’s life with a customized celebration could be as simple as sharing treasured photographs or as elaborate as holding a themed catered event. There are thousands of ways to tell your loved one’s story, and we will take care of the details.
Our promise to you
McConnell Funeral Home is committed to serving you with compassionate and personalized service. Our dedicated team of funeral service professionals has more than 60 years of combined experience and is ready to assist you, whether you have an immediate need or would like to make arrangements in advance.
As a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, we can provide you and your family with trustworthy services to help you through this personal and emotional experience.
We honor veterans
At McConnell Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level One Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran's memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.
We invite you to visit our funeral home at 1200 E. Forrest St., where you can meet our friendly associates and tour our well-appointed facility. Please give us a call if you would like to learn more about our services.
"We were pleased with our experience."
"Thank you. - specifically steve, for your professionalism and guidance during our time of grief."
"I have already went through the funeral home for my arrangements. The funeral home are real good people they help me a lot."
"Staff was very helpful!"
"The staff was very professional and extremely helpful."