Founded in 1924 as Austin-Morris Funeral Home, Davis-Morris Funeral Home provides obituary, funeral, burial, cremation and cemetery services to families in Brownwood and Brown County, Texas. Throughout the years, we've maintained our commitment to compassionate care while responding to the changing needs of the community.
- Large capacity chapel up to 500
- Piano/organ on site
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Large reception area
Options to have your personalized celebrations on outdoors on our property
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Live music available
- Intimate reception area
- White limousines
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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Welcoming funeral home
Our Center Avenue funeral home is a welcoming place to plan a funeral, and our professional team is always ready to help guide you through the planning process and beyond. How that plays out is as unique as the loved ones we help celebrate. Regardless of the type of service you seek, our goal is to leave an indelible mark of each life we honor.
Perhaps you want a traditional funeral service at a church, graveside or elsewhere, followed by a catered reception. Or maybe it's a no-holds-barred Texas-style celebration of life, complete with live music, catering and a roof-raising send-off that reflects the personality and passions of yourself or your loved one. Either way—or anywhere in between—we go the extra mile to make the occasion special.
Here for you
As a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of providers, Davis-Morris Funeral Home provides not only the friendly face you expect from a locally operated establishment but also the value you deserve.
Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or would like more information about planning a funeral.
From Austin to Davis
The funeral home was established as Austin-Morris Funeral Home, but when 2 of the original 3 owners sold their shares to their partner, Ed Davis, he became sole proprietor and renamed the business Davis-Morris Funeral Home.
He later partnered with Melvin Storm and Groner Pitts, who continued operating the funeral home after Ed died in 1972. While Melvin and Groner worked at the funeral home, they both lived upstairs with their families.
Wendell Dodds, who began his funeral services career with Davis-Morris in high school, bought into the funeral home in 1973.
The 800 Center Avenue location opened in 1947, and the partners remodeled Davis-Morris Funeral Home several times. A large renovation in 1982 added a 300-seat chapel.
As a member of the Dignity Memorial® network, Davis-Morris Funeral Home provides both quality service and value.
"The staff here will take great care of your loved one and you. I was very impressed with the entire process and because I had to drive several hours to complete paperwork, they did all they could ove..."See More
Verified Burial Customer
"The staff was professional ,helpful and caring."
Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer
"great staff, very professional."
Verified Cremation Customer
"OUR SON TOLD US WHAT HE WANTED. WE FOUND A FUNERAL HOME THAT HONORED HIS WISHES. HIS FAMILY WERE IN MIDLAND AND WE TOOK HIS ASHES BACK THERE. EVERYONE WAS VERY KIND AND THEY HELPED US WE BROUGHT HI..."See More
Verified Cremation Customer
"THE SERVICE WAS BEAUTIFUL, STAFF SO AWESOME, CARING, WILLING TO HELP IN ANYWAY. I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THEM. THEY MOVE A BAD DAY INTO A BETTER DAY"