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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.

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.






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

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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.

"Overall exceptional service, our family & friends were impressed."

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

January 2021

"I'm very please with McConnell s they did a excellent job very caring and helping in every way we really appreciate everything they did for our family"

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

September 2020

"Very remorseful & kind"

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

August 2020

"This was not an everyday situation for me. Teresa advised me through the entire process. I never felt frustrated or 'dumb' about asking questions nor felt pressured in 'making up my mind' about making decisions. Much appreciated."

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

July 2020

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