Warren-McElwain Mortuary & Cremation Services offers a diversity of products and services designed to meet the needs of those we serve. The following is a directory of some of those services.
Traditional Funeral Services (Chapel or Church) The body is present for the service. May be religious or secular in content. May request a visitation the day of the service or the night before.
Graveside Services Cemetery of your choice. May replace a chapel or church service. May request a visitation the day of the service or the night before. Called a “graveside inurnment” service for cremation.
Memorial Service May be held at the chapel, church, care facility, or another location of choice. The body is not present.
Friendly Lobby and Greeting Area
Arrangement & Conference Room
Comfortable Visitation Room (1 of 4)
Contemporary Cremation Similar to a Traditional Funeral with the body present (embalming), and viewing. Cremation occurs after the ceremony. Use ceremonial casket (rental) or cremation casket. May request a visitation the day of the service or the night before. Selection of urns available.
Traditional Cremation Memorial Service, limited viewing (no embalming). Cremation takes place as soon as paperwork is complete. Choice of minimum container or cremation casket. Selection of urns available.
Direct Cremation No services or ceremony. No embalming. Minimum container or cremation casket. Cremation occurs as soon as paperwork is complete. May request a visitation or a memorial gathering with no ceremony. Selection of urns available.
Green (Natural) Burial No embalming. Limited viewing. Refrigeration is used until the day of burial. May use the Natural Burial Section at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. Selection of natural burial caskets and containers are available. Use Green Burial Icon on Home Page for more information.
Cemetery Arrangements (Warren-McElwain Mortuary is able to service all cemeteries.)
Niches for Cremation Urns
Monuments and Markers. (We have a full line.)
Ceremonial (Rental) and Cremation Caskets
Green (Natural) caskets
Monuments and Markers
Selection Room for Urns and Green Burial
The Casket Selection Room
Arrange for Certified Funeral Celebrant for non-religious service