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Garden Oaks Funeral Home & Crematory is not just any funeral home. With years of experience and a highly professional, friendly and compassionate team, we are the 1st choice for hundreds of Houston-area families each year. We believe that it's an honor to guide you through this difficult and emotionally trying time in life. We know that our roles are much bigger than creating memorable tributes—we care for family and friends with support and comfort.

Modern funeral home, diverse services

at Garden Oaks Funeral Home & CrematoryDesigned with comfort in mind, our lovely Bellaire Boulevard funeral home is warm and welcoming. We have a large chapel with flexible seating and plenty of room for gathering with friends and family—before or after a memorial service. We can even handle a catered event.

The team at Garden Oaks Funeral Home & Crematory embraces diversity and innovation. We are dedicated to creating personalized funeral and memorial services, whether that means something wholly traditional or uniquely imaginative. Perhaps you want a direct cremation and a cemetery burial or maybe the event is a modern celebration of life with live music, favorite foods and a send-off so grand people talk about it for years. Whatever your vision or your loved one's wishes, we go the extra mile to make it happen.

And although there are many decisions you may have to make during a stressful time, we'll help guide you every step of the way. From writing an obituary to choosing flowers, picking a casket or cremation urn to coordinating with the church and cemetery, we have refined processes that honor you and your loved one to ensure impeccable attention to every detail.

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Garden Oaks Funeral Home & Crematory is a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, burial, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose us, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally-operated business, but also the value you deserve from a large network.

Whether you need immediate assistance or have questions about planning a funeral ahead of time, our knowledgeable team is here to help.

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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 281-530-5400 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.

"I was amazed at how Cindy listened to what I wanted and did not apply any pressure. She fulfilled her obligatory duties and did show me the different options that were available in each are, but truly and honestly applied no pressure. When it was an item I had already informed her that we were not interested, she merely confirmed that we wanted to decline that particular item and moved on to the next item. I was very impressed as this has not been my experience at other funeral homes."

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January 2021

"Claude Akamafula was outstanding in every way. He was kind, efficient, caring, organized and extremely hardworking. His follow-up phone calls were very helpful. We thought the receptionist was lovely, organized and very professional each time that we were at your facility. Thank you for such a positive experience at such a stressful time of losing a loved one."

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January 2021

"I had never had to deal with a loved one passing away and everything involved with that and my heart was broken over my sister's death. A friend gave me Garden Oaks phone number and I was blessed to have Cindy Pineda and her crew step in and make sure all details were done with the utmost kind professionalism. With my approval they took care of everything. I cannot say enough how the care I received from Cindy Pineda and her crew was always so kind, courteous, respectful and very patient. I truly felt the love and compassion Cindy and crew, including sweetheart Thelma, showed to me was absolutely genuine. I will always recommend Garden Oaks to my family and friends. Many thanks."

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January 2021

"Unfortunately, I lost my son tragically. My heart was broken and I was in complete shock and devastation, Claude made my experience with such compassion and care. And I could tell he had a genuinely good heart. And as a mother, i could not have asked for a better, kind hearted soul during this worst part of my life. Thank you so much Claude, and I will never forget you. You will always be in my heart and in my prayers at night as I pray to my son."

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December 2020

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