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At Peacock, Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service in Southport, North Carolina, we believe exceptional personalities deserve an extra-special tribute. Your stories from life inspire us to create customized memorial services to be treasured by all who attend.

Create your ideal memorial tribute

Special exterior at Peacock, Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation ServiceImagine celebrating a lifelong sportsman’s love of the outdoors in a themed service complete with keepsake, monogrammed, insulated tumblers to be passed down for generations. Host a book reading in honor of your family’s most dedicated literature enthusiast, with a book donation drive to benefit our local library. With our creative resources and flexible reception space, our professional funeral directors specialize in fulfilling almost any final wish.

Support at every step

Whether you choose a traditional religious service or a contemporary and upbeat celebration of life, let us guide you through the range of options available to create a meaningful memorial service. Burial with military honors marks an opportunity to commemorate service to our nation. Those who choose cremation may opt to host a viewing beforehand, with optional burial of cremated remains.

Every member of our staff retains the training and experience to assist you with every detail, from decorative accents in our interfaith chapel to selecting music that evokes just the right mood. Count on our professional catering staff to carefully prepare and serve your favorite dishes on your behalf, so you can spend more time with the guests who matter most.

Generations of funeral service to Southport

Mr. AD Peacock and Mr. William “Bill” Newnam shared a vision of opening a funeral home to serve their neighbors in Southport. That dream became a reality in 1985, when they converted a home on Howe Street known as “Dr. Hornstein’s office” into a full-service funeral home. Their community accepted Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home with open arms. After health issues affected Mr. Peacock, he transferred operations to Mr. Newnam. Our funeral home grew in popularity until Mr. Newnam’s retirement, when he transferred ownership to Gregory and Delores White.

We became Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service when we added a crematorium on-site to better serve our neighbors. Shortly after, in 2008, Rick and Shawna Sanders joined the White family. In August 2012, they opened White Funeral and Cremation Service in Shallotte in growing Brunswick County.

Dedicated to North Carolina families

Front exterior building at White Funeral and Cremation ServiceToday, we serve families across the coastal Carolina area. In addition to our location, you can find White Funeral & Cremation locations in Bolivia and Shallotte. All of our teams continuously strive for excellence in care to our neighbors.

Contact us, day or night

Families from Southport, St. James, Oak Island, Boiling Spring Lakes, Bald Head Island, Bolivia, and the surrounding area depend on our tradition of hospitality. Please contact us at any time if we may assist with funeral arrangements in Southport, or if you would simply like to tour our newly remodeled banquet room and chapel in person.

 

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Ratings & Reviews

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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.

"Very professional, courteous and extremely personal staff. I am extremely pleased with the way things were handled and how we were treated! Many thanks to all the staff."

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September 2022

"My father had previous arrangements planned and prepared in South Carolina. Changing laws in the two states made the process very challenging. As soon as I contacted Peacock they assured me they would take care of everything, and they did! In a very timely, compassionate and professional manner."

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August 2022

"Everyone was pleasant and answered all our questions. Very professional and made this unpleasant process pleasant. Thank you for the extra steps your provided at the church to make sure we were prepared for the service and having everything set up!"

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August 2022

"Everything was organized at church. It was very nice at the viewing for our family and the children felt very at ease. The ceremony at cemetery was simple and lovely."

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