About

Keith and D.S. Smith founded Smith Memory Chapel in 1972, creating a Winder funeral home to serve all the wonderful people of north central Georgia. Today, Smith Memory Chapel serves as a pillar of our community where local families from Braselton to Monroe gather to honor the memory of loved ones.

Traditional and modern funeral services

Signage at Smith Memory ChapelYour modern funeral choices are diverse. You can choose among a range of options—from religious ceremonies to upbeat celebrations of life. Our expert funeral directors specialize in tailoring each service to reflect the life and times of an individual. When you choose Smith Memory Chapel, our funeral and memorial services can vary in mood from subdued and dignified to lavish and exquisitely appointed. There is no one-size-fits-all way to honor a loved one. Count on our team to find the best option to suit your needs.

We honor veterans

Smith Memory Chapel understands the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level One Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran's memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Learn more and meet our team

As part of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, our value is exceptional and our service is guaranteed. Our Winder-based funeral team members are always happy to give you a tour of our flexible, spacious and beautiful funeral home. We are honored to provide you with further details regarding our range of services, so please contact us anytime.

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Every Detail Remembered

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An experience like no other, carefully crafted by our caring planning team.

Plan a Simple Cremation

Simple can still mean exceptional. Let us show you how.

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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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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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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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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 Washelli locations.

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Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

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.

Learn More
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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.

"Smith Memory Chapel is the funeral home our family has used many times in the past. The kindness, respect, and dignity shown has always been exceptional. It is like home for our family"

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November 2021

"We were given options for each area of the process with absolutely no pressure to use."

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October 2021

"Very helpful in planning everything. Upfront with their opinions about what was best in terms of vault for the casket, breakdown of pricing was well explained, very patient in working with such a large family on the day of the service."

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

September 2021

"same as previous comment"

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August 2021

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