About

Whitten Timberlake Chapel, a funeral home in Lynchburg, Virginia, provides thoughtful funeral and memorial services that guests will cherish. Our tradition of service dates back more than 80 years, with 3 generations of the Whitten family leading the way in funeral care for the greater Lynchburg area.

Expert funeral planning

Sitting area for the families at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.At Whitten Timberlake Chapel, we offer families the ability to plan a funeral or memorial service that showcases individuality and celebrates life. We host all types of funeral services, including traditional religious services and catered and themed events. We commit ourselves to creating a lasting memory filled with compassion and peace. Our experienced funeral directors and team welcome the opportunity to assist you. As we help you plan a service—for yourself or a loved one—we'll guide you through the process, discussing costs, benefits, visitation options and your special requests. Our hope is to ease the burden of planning so you can focus on healing.

You can lean on us

Sitting area with desk at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.The team at Whitten Timberlake Chapel greets each person we meet with the respect they deserve. As a locally operated funeral home in Lynchburg, we understand the needs of our community and the many families we serve. With a focus on building trust between our family and yours, we dedicate all our resources to create long-lasting relationships and instill your family's confidence in our services. We recognize that small things make big impressions. Feel free to contact us or come by Whitten Timberlake Chapel to learn more about our burial and cremation options or to meet someone from our team.

History

The Whitten family of funeral homes has served the greater Lynchburg area for more than 80 years. Whitten Funeral Home was established in 1937 by W.C. “Red” Whitten at the original location on Park Avenue in Lynchburg. In 1960, we added a 2nd location on Timberlake Road to meet the needs of a growing city. Eventually in 1982, Whitten opened our 3rd location in Madison Heights to serve residents in Amherst County. Today, we are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers.

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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.

"From the initial contact with Whitten's and throughout the service and burial, I felt completely at ease knowing that Paul and his staff were taking care of the details to make our experience as meaningful and loving as possible. As a result, I know of three families that has decided to changed previous intentions and will use Whiitten's whenever t

hey need funeral services."

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March 2022

"I would definitely recommend Whittens to other families. This is a very difficult time and everyone is very caring and professional. They really make sure everything is just the way you want it. They take care of you and your loved one. The facilities are so nice and pretty. Everything looks so good since your recent renovations."

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January 2022

"The Whitten team is outstanding in providing assistance at a very difficult time. They are patient as you make decisions and they are wonderful at offering suggestions. They were able to take my miscellaneous thoughts and put them into a wonderful format to describe my loved one's life. There ability to make the service memorable is exceptional."

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January 2022

"Most compassionate people you will ever meet. They make you feel like your loved one is the most important person in the world. They really do care and are most sympathetic for your loss."

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January 2022

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