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.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Large capacity chapel up to 250
- Piano/organ on site
- Coffee lounge
- Onsite cemetery
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Popular music selections
- Police escort available
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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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.
"The staff was very professional and kind. There was a nice chapel available, if needed. All expectations were met and it was a good experience overall."
Verified Cremation Customer
"Considerate, went out of their way to make the service happen on short noticeðŸ™Œ"
"Aside from the most important parts of the visitation time, being their respectfulness and attention to details and meeting our needs, our family and friends thoroughly enjoyed the quality photo slide)..."See More
"WE WERE PLEASED WITH OUR EXPERIENCE."