About

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.

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

Reception Room at McConnell Funeral HomeMcConnell 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.

WHV 2020 - Level 1 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.

Visit us

Lobby at McConnell Funeral HomeWe 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.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 256-232-1515 to request a custom quote.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

"During such a difficult time the entire staff made things as easy as possible to plan my unexpected loved ones funeral."

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

September 2021

"I would recommend them to anyone"

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

September 2021

"The McConnell team guided us through a difficult time and made the process easier. They were humble and professional though out the entire time."

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July 2021

"I trust the entire staff in the process. They have all been there for my entire family and friends. They offer the utmost integrity during a time when you need it. I would highly recommend them. Thank you Mr.Matt Robinson Athens, AL"

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June 2021

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