Griffith-Cline Funeral and Cremation Services provides a wide selection of funeral merchandise to meet the personal tastes and financial budgets of the families were are honored to serve. When planning a funeral, one of the many decisions you will make is where your loved one’s final resting place will be. Depending on whether you choose a cemetery, your home, your garden or some other location, you will need to choose an appropriate protective container. Your dedicated funeral director will match your specific needs to all available options, which may include caskets, vaults and urns. All of our funeral merchandise has been selected for their quality craftsmanship, variety of materials and finishes, and overall value. Our selection rooms display products most commonly selected by our client families. We have chosen to work exclusively with Batesville Casket Company for our burial casket product line and with Crescent Sales for our cremation urn products. Each of these firms can provide us with merchandise from their extensive catalogs in time for your service. More information about each of these companies is found on the pages dedicated to their products.
You may also want to purchase a permanent memorialization for your loved one. Memorializations include personalized markers and monuments.
The better informed you are about goods and services, the better choice you will be able to make. The following is an overview of some common types of merchandise. For more information on caskets, cremation urns and burial vaults, simply click on a navigation tab above.
Caskets are made in a wide variety of styles and materials. They can be made from inexpensive materials, such as a composite of hardboard, and cost very little. Or they can be very expensive when made from the finest materials such as bronze or mahogany.
Most cemeteries require that casket be placed in an outer burial receptacle capable of withstanding the weight and pressures of the earth above and surrounding the receptacle. Our Merchandise Selection Room provides samples of vaults and other outer burial containers for each family to preview and make their selection of choice from.
Memorial Urns are permanent containers for the cremated body. A wide range of styles and prices appropriate for burial, niches, scattering, keepsakes or discreet placement in a home. Your personal plans for the final placement of the urn can play an important part in you selection process. Some urns are ornately designed for display purposes while others are very basic in style. Many of the urns can also be personalized with engravings or laser designs.
Most cemeteries require that urns, which are to be buried, be placed in an outer burial receptacle capable of withstanding the weight and pressures of the earth above and surrounding the receptacle. Our Merchandise Selection Room provides samples of our urn vaults and other outer burial containers for each family to preview and make their selection of choice from.
Markers & Monuments
Markers individualize and designate a physical place where loved ones can come to pay their respects. Monuments provide a distinct tribute to a life that has been lived. We can recommend a local monument establishment, who with their skilled artisans and craftsmen will be able to fulfill your desires.
A wide variety of floral arrangements are available from our local florist that can be displayed at the service, ceremony or visitation. For your convenience, you may order flowers directly through the obituary pages of our website. Your flower order is linked to a specific obituary. That information is transferred to the florist with all pertinent service information, guaranteeing that your flowers will arrive in time for the visitation or service.