Funeral and cremation

J. E. Hixson & Sons


How may we help you?

J. E. Hixson & Sons in Lake Charles has served families throughout southwest Louisiana for over 80 years. Our funeral directors are dedicated to helping you celebrate your life or that of a loved one with a funeral or memorial service that pays a special tribute to life.







Our Difference

When planning a funeral, you should feel confident in your funeral provider. The Dignity Memorial family of funeral homes, crematories and cemeteries is backed by the largest network of funeral providers in North America. We are proud to offer valuable services to families that only we can offer. Learn more about the Dignity Difference.

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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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Building relationships

J. E. Hixson & Sons, along with our affiliate cemeteries in Lake Charles, ensure you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally operated funeral home but also the value you deserve in creating a unique memorial.

We provide each family with the personal attention they need and will honor your loved one through a thoughtful service that respects your wishes and traditions. In addition, our team will help you write an obituary, coordinate catering and schedule visitation hours that accommodate your entire group.

Accommodating chapels

We also offer many funeral home locations throughout southwest Louisiana to serve you and your family. Several of our chapels have been remodeled with the needs of our families in mind. The Hixson family of funeral homes feature large chapels and event rooms that can be decorated to show your loved one's passions. Our goal is to offer both large gathering spaces and intimate rooms, giving you the opportunity to spend time with family and friends.

Customize your experience

Our caring funeral directors and support staff are here if you'd like to plan ahead your funeral or cremation services. We have compassionate family service counselors who realize that planning ahead is a responsible, caring act that can reduce stress for your grieving loved ones. It's easy to understand how making decisions now about your final funeral arrangements can help ensure your wishes are honored.

We're here for you

When it comes to planning a funeral for yourself or for someone you love, J. E. Hixson & Sons works to honor all your funeral, cremation and memorial service needs. Our dedicated team welcomes the opportunity to serve you with the respect you deserve. Please contact us or stop by to tour our funeral home in Lake Charles or to discuss your service needs.


J. E. Hixson & Sons in Lake Charles, Louisiana, has helped families plan thoughtful funeral and memorial services for over 80 years.

Experience and care

Since 1933, the Hixson family has served families with dignity in the rendering of service that comes with quiet respect and a sincere desire to help. We offer professional experience that has not detracted from the sincerity which characterizes each detail of our service to the people of southwest Louisiana. With a simple desire to honor our families, you can rely on us during your time of need.


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