About

Ridout's Valley Chapel serves families in and around Homewood, Alabama. Nestled in the valley between Shades Mountain and Red Mountain since February 1951, our funeral home is beautifully appointed and handsomely furnished, providing a comfortable, warm environment for families, friends and guests.

Our commitment to personalized service, compassionate care and tradition through the years allows us to be one of Birmingham’s most prestigious funeral, cremation and memorial service providers.

A funeral home to meet your needs

Lobby at Ridout's Valley ChapelWhether you wish to arrange for a traditional funeral service, are interested in a Life Well Celebrated® memorialization, plan to have a large gathering or would like a more intimate service, our expert associates work with you one-on-one to ensure your needs, wishes and budget are met. Our complete range of services, products and memorialization options are tailored to meet all of your requests and considerations.

As a proud member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, all of our services are designed to help you through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. We understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and we commit to personally provide you with compassionate care and professional service.

Our staff

The skilled and dedicated staff of Ridout's Valley Chapel strives to develop lasting relationships with each family. With nearly 100 years of combined experience, our promise is to provide you with the utmost care, going above and beyond to customize a celebration of life that is special, meaningful and personalized.

Here to serve you

Thank you for considering us for your funeral needs. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, wish to tour our facility or would like more information about our products and services.

Amenities

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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

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

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.

Learn More
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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

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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

View arrangements

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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.

VIEW OBITUARIES
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.

Learn More
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.

VIEW OBITUARIES

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.

"I really appreciate everything that Scott provided for the services for my husband's viewing and funeral. It could not have been any better of an experience at such a difficult time."

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November 2021

"Caring and compassionate to family and friends."

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October 2021

"While most would assume making funeral arrangements would be confusing & even uncomfortable event, everyone I worked with at Ridouts made things very easy & even pleasant. The staff was very helpful with everything from picking flower arrangements to ordering death certificates. I will certainly use them in the future as the need arises."

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October 2021

"The staff took such amazing care of Dad and of all of us. They held our hands through every step and every decision."

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September 2021

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