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Located in Bolivia, White Funeral and Cremation Service has been a supportive member of Brunswick County, North Carolina, for over 70 years. Formerly Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, our funeral home and team have helped generations of families in their time of need.

Spacious funeral home in Bolivia

We proudly offer a remodeled funeral home in Bolivia that features new carpet, interior furnishings, new chapel seating to accommodate 120 people along with additional overflow areas if needed.

Front exterior at White Funeral & Cremation ServiceIn addition to the remodeled chapel, we have a dedicated special events and banquet room capable of accommodating your family, friends and guests to a reception with catering and refreshments without having the expense and inconvenience of additional venues. These amenities paired with ample on-site parking allows us to better serve families.

Showcase life in a special way

As our area has grown, we have expanded our burial and cremation services to accommodate the needs of our families. Part of every service includes the ability to plan a custom funeral or memorial service that celebrates life with dignity and respect.

Whether planning ahead or after losing a loved one, our funeral directors and support teams will assist you in selecting the type of service, writing obituaries, designing keepsakes for guests and organizing floral arrangements and catering. If that sounds too traditional, we also cater to families looking for alternate ways to honor their loved one's life.

Military funerals, veteran services

Entryway of a funeral home with a Life Well Celebrated welcome mat.White Funeral and Cremation Service proudly supports those who have served our country. Veterans are an honored and important part of our society, and when you choose White Funeral and Cremation Service to provide military funerals to these individuals, we make certain that all Veterans Affairs (VA) and military honors are discussed and arranged when requested. We are ready to assist with arrangements in our local Veteran cemeteries as well.

Convenient location

We are located adjacent to Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center, SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice's Brunswick Care Center, Universal Healthcare Nursing Center and minutes from major medical facilities in Brunswick, New Hanover, Horry and Columbus counties. To better serve families, we are centrally located and offer convenient access to both Oleander Memorial Gardens, Greenlawn Memorial Park and other cemeteries in Brunswick County.

Our vision statement

Front exterior building at White Funeral and Cremation ServiceWhite Funeral and Cremation Service is committed to delivering the highest level of service and satisfaction possible to our families. We attain this through exemplary service to families, outstanding staff teamwork and professionalism, a strong commitment to our communities and maintaining immaculate facilities and grounds. In addition to our location, you can find White Funeral & Cremation Service in Shallotte and Peacock, Newnam & White Funeral & Cremation Service in Southport. All of our teams continuously strive for excellence in care to our neighbors.

In your time of need

We understand this is an emotional and difficult experience. We hope you contact us to learn about burial and cremation options in Bolivia or to meet with our caring staff.


Front exterior at White Funeral & Cremation ServiceOur Bolivia funeral home's chapel began as a mandate from the people of Brunswick County to Mr. and Mrs. Lad Coble, owners of Coble Funeral Home in Wilmington, North Carolina, to have a chapel closer to this growing rural area. During the process of construction, Mr. Coble sold his funeral homes and cemetery, Oleander Memorial Gardens. Upon completion, the chapel was an immediate success, meeting a growing demand for burial and cremation services in the central part of Brunswick County.

Changing with the times

We have been a member of Brunswick County for over 70 years. We were formerly known as Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service until the summer 2015, when the affiliation with Greg and Delores White, the owners of Peacock-Newnam and White Funeral Service of Southport and White Funeral and Cremation Service of Shallotte merged. At this time, our name changed to White Funeral and Cremation Service to better serve our growing area. Greg White still enjoys an active role in the daily operations and services that we provide to you, our friends and neighbors.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 910-754-6848 to request a custom quote.

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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.

"Very polite, and helpful staff"

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January 2021

"This was a very comforting experience. In these troubled time, the funeral home's representatives went out of their way to make the funeral of our loved one as smooth and as personal as possible. Highly recommended!"

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January 2021

"My family was treated with kindness, compassion and respect by everyone there"

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

December 2020

"My initial contact was with an operator,I got a little upset with having to answer so many medical questions .I mean I was in the room with my mom who has just passed away trying to make arrangements you would think they would be a little more considerate ."

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December 2020

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