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.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Large capacity chapel
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
- Recently renovated
- Mountain views
- Piano/organ on site
- Coffee lounge
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Scattering garden for ashes
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation viewing suite
- Cremation cemetery options
- Cremation niches
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
- Cremation gardens
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
White glove service
Locations offering the highest level of service and care
- Large reception area
Services available to support planning events
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.
- Audio and video equipment
- Live music available
- Popular music selections
- Intimate reception area
Space available for corporate and organization meetings
- Overnight visitations
Services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- Black car service
- Police escort available
- Cemetery flower delivery
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Latin music selections
- Catholic cemetery section
- Jewish cemetery section
- Incense burning
- Shomer available
- Tahara room
- Ritual washing
- Kosher catering
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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A funeral home to meet your needs
Whether 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.
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.