About

Kirksey Funeral Home provides simple and affordable funeral and cremation services to families in and around Morganton, North Carolina. Our team of committed, caring associates will guide you through the planning process from start to finish, meeting your needs and honoring your traditions with compassionate, professional and personal service. Here, you’ll find honest, affordable care and clear, easy-to-understand funeral and cremation choices to meet your needs and budget.

Your affordable Morganton funeral home

Entryway of a funeral home with a Life Well Celebrated welcome mat.Kirksey Funeral Home is part of the Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services group, dedicated to creating meaningful, dignified services for families from all walks of life. Whether you’re preparing in advance or have an immediate need to plan a loved one’s service, Advantage works with you to create a tribute that is both memorable and affordable.

Advantage offers an alternative to traditional funeral homes and cremation providers in Morganton by making the arrangement process affordable and easy to understand, without sacrificing high quality or care. At Advantage, you can plan a funeral or memorial that’s expressive but not expensive.

Dignified funerals and celebrations of life

Our compassionate, knowledgeable team knows what to do to keep things simple yet make them special. We are experts in planning both traditional funerals and celebrations of life. You may host a service in our chapel, an event in our celebration of life center or both. We can arrange catering, music, special decor and more. Leave the details to us and spend your time remembering with family and friends.

If you’d like a police escort from the funeral home to the cemetery, we can secure that as well.

Cremation services in Morganton, NC

Urn outside on table with flowers around itNot everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you’re interested in cremation in Morganton, the Kirksey team can explain the process and the many memorial, burial and cemetery choices. From a simple cremation without a service or a witness, to a full funeral service before or after the cremation, you can select from economical packages to meet your needs. We also help with cremation memorials, including remembrance jewelry.

For families who choose the time-honored tradition, our full-service funeral home uses a crematory dedicated to affiliates of the Dignity Memorial® network. This allows us to have control of a cremation from start to finish, which means your loved one never leaves our care or the care of our affiliates.

Your loved one’s urn can be picked up at the funeral home or you may request delivery by U.S. mail.

Simplified packages

To make a difficult time easier, Advantage offers straightforward burial and cremation packages for a range of budgets. You’ll start by choosing a set of services, and then selecting the merchandise package that best fits your needs. Options are clearly outlined for you—and there’s never any pressure to purchase more than you need. And, of course, you may also purchase services and merchandise a la carte from our General Price List.

Planning ahead

We also recognize that funeral arrangements and associated expenses can be overwhelming. In addition to assisting during your immediate time of need, our funeral directors specialize in working with families to plan final arrangements in advance. By preparing these details ahead of time, you provide peace of mind to your loved ones while outlining your wishes. You’ll also lock in today’s costs and avoid future price increases, which can help ease any financial burden during an already stressful time. When you’re ready, we’re here to discuss low-cost funerals and cremations, answer questions and walk you through the advance-planning process.

Here when you need us

Thank you for considering Kirksey Funeral Home in Morganton. With the Advantage Low-Price Guarantee, you can be assured that you’ll receive the highest quality service and merchandise available at the most economical price possible. Whether you wish to plan in advance or have an immediate need, we’re here for you. Arrangements can be made in person or by phone or email.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 828-437-2111 to request a custom quote.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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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.

"J R is the absolute best funeral director around by far. Very caring and attentive to your needs."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

June 2021

"Brandon Owens is extremely professional. He took time off of his vacation to accomodate the needs of our family. He was personable and friendly. His response time was impeccable. The staff was there for our family during this difficult time. Thanks, Renee Harrison- Rowe"

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April 2021

"My mother's wishes had been communicated prior to her passing and they were fulfilled."

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February 2021

"We have used Kirsey Funeral services twice ....my mother's passing six months ago & my husband's passing recently ...we were totally impressed with the confidence & ease. JR. Funeral director could not have helped us better."

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January 2021

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