Since opening its doors in 1966, Bright-Holland Funeral Home has provided compassionate, professional funeral services to Paris, Texas, families. At Bright-Holland Funeral Home, we are privileged to serve you and your family and understand that the loss of a loved one is a very personal experience. Our team takes the time to listen and discover which funeral and memorial option is best for you or your loved one. We believe that every life is unique and that every funeral should be, too.
- Recently renovated
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Large capacity chapel up to 250
- Piano/organ on site
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
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
Space available for corporate and organization meetings
Services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- White limousines
- Police escort available
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Incense burning
Other Languages Spoken
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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Whether you are seeking a cremation with a scattering in a personally meaningful place, a full traditional funeral service with a cemetery burial or a modern celebration of life with live music, favorite foods and a send-off that speaks to the personality and passions of yourself or your loved one, we go the extra mile to make it happen.
Want an afternoon ice cream social? Or maybe an evening wine and cheese gathering is a better fit. Were you thinking bigger? Perhaps a mariachi band, colorful decor, a taco bar and tiny potted succulents as mementos? If you can imagine it, we will do our best to make it happen.
In 1965, Ross R. Steele and Sammy Leverett began construction. The following year, Leverett and Steele Funeral Home opened for business at 2601 Lamar Avenue.
In 1977, David Thomas joined Leverett and Steele Funeral Home as manager. The partners changed the name to Steele and Thomas Funeral Home. Four years later, Ben Holland and Harry Bright bought the funeral home and changed the name again, to Bright-Holland Funeral Home.
For the next 13 years, Ben and Harry met the funeral needs of families in Paris and Lamar County. In 1994, the partnership disbanded and the funeral home was sold again, though Ben remained as general manager, a role he still holds today.
Under Ben's leadership, Bright-Holland Funeral Home continues to provide families with quality service and personal care.
In good hands
Bright-Holland Funeral Home is a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose us, you not only receive the warm, friendly care of a locally-operated establishment but also the value and benefits you deserve by way of the largest group of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers in North America.
Since the early 1980s, Ben Holland, whose name remains on the business to this day, has been a valuable and active member of the Paris community. As our general manager, he guides our team in upholding our pledge to deliver the most dignified care available.
Please contact us for immediate assistance or if you would like more information about our services.
"The death of a loved one is a very emotional time. The unavoidable business side of the loss is an added stress for the family. This is the third time that we chose to use Bright-Holland. Each time th..."See More
"The staff was very professional and caring. Very kind and helped us during our difficult time."
"highly recommended, professional staff and no pressure at a time when thoughts are overwhelming, Privacy and confidentiality allows you peace of mind in making final decision for your loved ones!"
Verified Cremation Customer
"The staff was accommodating to our needs and intuitively knew how to not only meet our needs but exceeded our expectations in every way."
"Very professional staff, yet very caring and supportive."
Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer