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Berry Highland South, a funeral home in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Berry Highland South cemetery serve the communities of South Knoxville, Seymour, Blount County and Sevier County. Located on East Simpson Road near Chapman Highway, the sister locations work together to allow families to take care of all their funeral, cremation and cemetery needs.

Since 1928, the Berry family of funeral homes and affiliated cemeteries have been a fixture in the Knoxville community, with a long-standing reputation for providing care with compassion, respect and dignity.

Your Knoxville funeral home

Lobby at Berry Highland SouthSince 1979 Berry Highland South has provided a warm atmosphere with highly experienced and caring associates. We understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and are committed to providing compassionate, professional and personal service.

Our funeral home facility features a large viewing room, event space for catered receptions and a newly renovated chapel with seating for 120 guests.

Chapel at Berry Highland SouthWhether you wish to arrange for a traditional funeral service, are interested in a Life Well Celebrated® event, plan to have a large gathering or would like a more intimate service, we will work with you one-on-one to ensure your needs, wishes and budget are met. It is our promise to provide you with the utmost care and ability to customize a celebration of life that is special, meaningful and personalized.

Berry Highland South cemetery

Mausoleum at Berry Highland SouthThe cemetery at Berry Highland South was originally developed as Holly Hills in 1965. With the great Smoky Mountains as a backdrop, Berry Highland South provides a serene final resting place and a calming environment for families and friends to find meaningful reflection.

Many burial options are available including traditional ground burial, mausoleum entombment, private family mausoleums and cremation niches. Take comfort in our inspirational fountain garden and stroll the park to discover lovely statues.

With a wide variety of cemetery, cremation and burial options, we are certain that your family will find an arrangement that best suits your needs and wishes.

Let us serve you

Valor Garden at Berry Highland South CemeteryWe are members of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Berry Highland South, you receive the compassionate care you can expect from a locally-operated establishment as well as the value and benefits you deserve by way of a national network of providers.

Please contact us at Berry Highland South if you need immediate assistance, would like to tour our chapel and well-maintained cemetery gardens, or for more information about our services.

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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.

"The staff at Berry's highly south added touches to my son's fairwell service that was not expected BUT was sincerely accepted with happiness..a person can't think of everything and there help in seeing what was needed from talking to us and photos..and the complete service was outstanding..they seen and listened and applied what we would of asked for if we were thinking correctly..and this is needed at these times.. Thank you."

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September 2020

"Rona and Tiffany did an exceptional job for us. They made a bad situation tolerable."

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August 2020

"Ronna was kind and very helpful. I would absolutely recommend her and Berry Highland to anyone."

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August 2020

"The service was took care of very professional and was pleased..my opinion..the mosoleum was too expensive..but that cost should be reduced for people who want that type of service."

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August 2020

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Meet Our Team

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  • Managing Director

    Fred O Berry III

    Managing Director
  • Knoxville Funeral Home Manager -  Berry Funeral Home

    Jeffrey B Berry

    General Manager
  • Rebecca Dahl

    Rebecca S Dahl

    Funeral Director
  • Ronna Manis

    Ronna Esther Manis

    General Manager
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