Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home and Rest Hills Memorial Park have served families in North Little Rock, Arkansas, since 1964. Working together, the funeral home and cemetery allow you to make a wide array of funeral, cremation and burial arrangements. We are part of the Griffin Leggett family of funeral homes and cemeteries, and take great pride in our heritage in the Arkansas community. We also pride ourselves on designing highly personal memorials that deeply reflect the individuality of the loved ones being remembered.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Large capacity chapel
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
- Recently renovated
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Outdoor pavilion
- Waterside views
- Cemetery spaces available
- Custom headstones and markers
- Piano/organ on site
Family Estates are a distinguished tribute to a family legacy. They can be customized with stained glass, benches and landscaping
Grave markers that sit flush to the ground in the material of preference
- Upright headstones
Private or Community spaces for urns as well as caskets, that can be Indoor or outdoor
- Coffee lounge
- Onsite cemetery
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation viewing suite
- Cremation cemetery options
- Cremation niches
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Cremation gardens
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
- Large reception area
Services available to support planning events
Options to have your personalized celebrations on outdoors on our property
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Live music available
- Popular music selections
- Intimate reception area
Space available for corporate and organization meetings
Ceremony where the tombstone is placed at your loved one’s gravesite
- Police escort available
- Cemetery flower delivery
Religious & Cultural
- Ritual washing
- Kosher catering
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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A modern Little Rock funeral home
In the last few years, Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home has been renovated and transformed to reflect the desires of today’s families for contemporary funeral services and complementary offerings. Clean lines, white marble and silver walls provide a soothing backdrop for planning a funeral and hosting friends and family. Whether you prefer a large, themed event or a small, intimate gathering, we have both the spaces for and the team who can arrange a personalized memorial for your loved one.
The remodeled funeral chapel has flexible seating for up to 150 and a new sound system. It also includes flat-screen TVs for multimedia tributes. Our baby grand piano is available for those who wish to use it. A bistro-style reception room with high-top tables is perfect for intimate gatherings like a breakfast after a service or cake and coffee during a visitation. The larger community room has a catering kitchen and holds up to a dozen 12 round tables with chairs for a larger gathering, such as a barbecue dinner buffet or a memorial game night—and we are happy to arrange food and drinks. Three televisions are available to play memorial videos, photo slideshows, funny videos and more.
Let’s celebrate life
Our goal is to celebrate life like no other. Whether you prefer a traditional funeral or a Life Well Celebrated ® event, our professional and caring team is committed to creating a fitting tribute. We can help you find inspiration almost anywhere—in a favorite song, hobby or even an iconic style—and turn that inspiration into a memorial filled with thoughtful and meaningful details.
At Griffin Leggett Rest Hills, we have created and hosted many themed events. Was she an avid gardener? We’ll festoon our reception space with flowers and give guests hand-painted watering cans to take home. Was he passionate about his annual Hawaiian vacations. We’ll fill the chapel with sand and greet every guest with a lei. We’ll pitch tents out front for an avid camper or arrange a sparkler-filled send-off for someone born on the Fourth of July. The possibilities are virtually endless. Start with a story and we’ll take it from there.
Not everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you are interested in cremation, the funeral home team can explain the process and the different memorial and burial choices. From a direct cremation without a service to a full funeral service before or after the cremation and more, we help you understand the variations in this increasingly common decision. If you wish, cremated remains can be memorialized at Rest Hills Memorial Park.
Rest Hills Memorial Park
Located on a beautiful, sloping landscape, Rest Hills Memorial Park makes for a dignified and peaceful final resting place. The 111-acre cemetery has 28 meticulously maintained gardens, peaceful lakes and many shady trees, including pines and oaks. Throughout the grounds, you'll find regal statues symbolizing the promise of life.
Wide range of burial options
Rest Hills Memorial Park provides a variety of burial and cremation options. Unlike many Little Rock cemeteries, we offer upright monuments in addition to flat markers for traditional burial. For families choosing cremation, we have mausoleum niches as well as cremation benches and boulders throughout the cemetery grounds. We also offer entombment in community mausoleums and private mausoleums.
Our newest cemetery development, aptly named Hilltop, is located in the middle of the cemetery atop a hill. This secluded, peaceful space offers private mausoleums and is among the more picturesque spots in our memorial park, with plenty of room for expansion in years to come.
It is our privilege to serve families in the North Little Rock community. We invite you to visit the cemetery to meet our team and discuss your options. Please contact us if you have an immediate need or would like more information about our services.
The Rest Hills therapy dog
All of our team members at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home and Rest Hills Memorial Park provide families with comfort and support, but there is a member of our team who is especially gifted at making people feel at ease: Hazel. With 4 legs, a perpetually wagging tail and a big heart, Hazel is our certified therapy dog. Hazel joined Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home in September 2016. A rescued shepherd/hound mix, she was trained by prison inmates through the Paws in Prison program. After completing the program, Hazel was adopted by our general manager and went through therapy dog training with Therapy Dogs International.
You can find Hazel at Rest Hills every day, either in our offices or in meetings with families. If you’re interested in meeting Hazel, please tell a team member and we will be glad to introduce you. Whether you’re making funeral arrangements in advance or have an immediate need for our services, Hazel is here for you, providing the kind of unconditional love that only a dog can.
Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home and Rest Hills Memorial Park have been helping people since 1964. Over the years, the funeral home and cemetery have continued to expand to better serve north Little Rock and Sherwood area families.
The Griffin Leggett family of funeral homes and cemeteries
Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home and Rest Hills Memorial Park are part of the Griffin Leggett family of funeral homes and memorial parks, which, in addition to North Little Rock, has locations in Conway, Little Rock and Alexander.
Founded by J. Harry Leggett Sr. and Frank and Paul Griffin in a 2-story apartment building on West Capitol Avenue in Little Rock, the Griffin Leggett funeral business began in 1936. A pioneering team, the men were the 1st in the Little Rock area to promote burial insurance and their funeral home business grew quickly to be the largest in Arkansas.
In 1970, Harry Leggett Jr. took over the family business and began acquiring more funeral homes and cemeteries in the Little Rock area.
Honoring our legacy
Today, we are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network, North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services.
Throughout our history, we have remained committed to upholding the legacy of our founders while evolving with the diverse and changing needs of the Arkansas community. By honoring this legacy, we will continue to serve North Little Rock families for generations to come.
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