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Berry Funeral Home has built a reputation on caring for families with respect and compassion. Proudly serving the communities of South Knoxville, Seymour and surrounding areas, we have four generations of experience in caring for families from all walks of life.

We take pride in listening and learning about your unique family needs to ensure your family's funeral services are comfortable, memorable and meaningful. During your time of grief, we will take time to plan services that exceed your expectations. Whether a death has occurred or you are pre-planning funeral or cremation services, we have the experience and expertise to help you with honor and trust.

 

Four generations in the funeral business

The Berry family of funeral homes and affiliated cemeteries have been serving the Knoxville community since 1928. Our tradition of providing honest and caring professional service has been passed down through four generations of the Berry family—and it is the foundation from which our solid reputation was built.

A Knoxville landmark

Front exterior at Berry Funeral HomeSituated at 3704 Chapman Highway, Berry Funeral Home is a Knoxville landmark. The funeral home holds the prestigious Knoxville Beautification Orchid Award for 2009. Its beautiful mountain stone building, flower gardens and water feature make the perfect setting for the service of your choosing.

Showcasing seven staterooms and a large chapel highlighted by a wonderful cathedral ceiling, our stunning arts and crafts facility provides a lovely setting to honor those you love. Our chapel also has state-of-the-art music and media capabilities for your family pictures and video slideshows.

Let's celebrate life

Chapel at Berry Funeral HomeAt Berry Funeral Home, our team creates one-of-a-kind tributes that celebrate a person's passions and personality. We'll listen to you and your family to design a service that takes all of the things your loved one enjoyed, such as a favorite song, lifelong hobby or even a signature style, and weave them together to create an unforgettable memorial.

We can find inspiration almost anywhere. Imagine a motorcycle procession with his cherished chopper leading the way. Envision the chapel transformed into an art gallery with her paintings on the walls. Prefer a more traditional funeral service? We are happy to do that as well. We are committed to meeting your needs and wishes.

We Honor Veterans

We Honor Veterans level 4 badgeAt Berry Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.

In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Trusted funeral provider

Lobby at Berry Funeral HomeWe're proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network. When you choose the Berry Funeral Home, you receive both the compassionate care you expect from a Knoxville-operated establishment and the benefits you deserve from North America's largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services. 

Funeral home and cemetery affiliations

The Berry family is here to serve you. Our affiliated locations are: Weaver Funeral Home, Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home & Cemetery, Berry Highland Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery, Berry Highland South Funeral Home & Cemetery, Berry Highland West Funeral Home & Cemetery, McCarty-Evergreen Funeral Home and Sherwood Chapel & Memorial Gardens.

Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or would like more information about our services.

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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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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.

"We are so thankful they were so comforting to our family in a difficult time. We are so thankful they are willing to reach out not only to our family but many families. What a great ministry you are doing. Again we thank you from the bottom of our heart."

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March 2021

"I just want to say the overall experience with this group of people was an experience I will never forget. I say that because from the time they got my father from the hospital someone was always in contact with you. And that whole team of people it took every one of them because they all play a important role of your grieving process."

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February 2021

"We had a wonderful experience with Berry's.. no complaints at all.. we were extremely pleased with the care they showed for my mom and us in planning the service.. I loved the suggestion of the dovecrelease. That is jyst beautiful."

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February 2021

"The attention to detail was not expected but it mattered when we got to the moment of the memorial and graveside. The personal touch from specifically Fred and his Wife, and Wendy Miller cannot be described in just words. The entire team at Berry Funeral Home displayed a high standard of care and complete dignity that assured the whole family that they were in good hands."

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