Since 1895, Lloyd James Funeral Home has provided funeral and cremation services in and around Tyler, Texas. We are located less than 5 miles from Cathedral of the Pines, a beautiful cemetery that offers a wide variety of burial options. Working together, the 2 locations allow families to take care of all their funeral and burial needs.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Veterans cemetery section
- Beautiful views
- Large capacity chapel up to 500
- 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
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation viewing suite
- Cremation cemetery options
- Cremation niches
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation gardens
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
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
Services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- White limousines
- Police escort available
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Latin music selections
- Incense burning
- Shomer available
- Tahara room
- Ritual washing
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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Welcome to our Tyler funeral home
From the spacious chapel to the modern arrangement offices, Lloyd James Funeral Home is designed to bring comfort and peace to the families we serve.
With seating for more than 350 people, our chapel is one of the largest in East Texas. Featuring a single-level layout, all guests have convenient access to the space. The chapel also incorporates a state-of-the-art sound system with an organ and piano, as well as video capabilities.
Our parlor space is a flexible area for guests to host receptions, gatherings, small funerals or large visitations, with a personal, living-room atmosphere. It houses a beautiful fireplace and comfortable seating for families and guests.
We celebrate life
At Lloyd James Funeral Home, we excel at creating one-of-a-kind tributes that celebrate a person's life. Our team listens to your stories and takes all of the elements that make a loved one special, such as a lifelong passion or a beloved hobby, and weave them into a singular memorial. From music and food to decor and keepsakes, we'll handle all of the details so you can spend more time with family and friends. You can count on us.
At Lloyd James Funeral Home, we 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 ahead of time. By preparing in advance, you provide a sense of relief, peace of mind and comfort for your loved ones, while ensuring your wishes are met to your specifications. We are here to discuss these options should you wish to do so in advance.
Cathedral in the Pines cemetery
Sister location to Lloyd James Funeral Home, Cathedral in the Pines is located at 7825 S. Broadway Ave., less than 5 miles from Lloyd James Funeral Home. The cemetery provides a serene final resting place and a calm environment for families and friends to find meaningful reflection.
Burial options for every family
Select from a range of burial options to suit your needs, taste and style. Traditional in-ground burial with flat markers or raised monuments marks a classic choice. Those who choose cremation may opt for burial of cremated remains or scattering in select areas of our park. Memorial benches stand as a permanent monument for the benefit of cemetery visitors.
Family estates offer future generations the chance to assemble in remembrance in one central location. We welcome family functions such as reunions to our park setting, where everyone can enjoy our well-manicured greenery and bright flowers. Our stone mausoleum stands as an enduring memorial to those inside, with available adjacent family spaces and a beautifully polished exterior.
Contact us, day or night
Please contact us at Lloyd James Funeral Home and Cathedral in the Pines at anytime, day or night. If you need immediate assistance or would like more information about our services, we are here for you.
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