The following Funeral Homes have worked with Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery:
Beggs Funeral Home–Tallahassee, FL (850) 942-2929
Craig Funeral Home – St. Augustine, FL (904) 824-1672
Countryside Funeral Home — Anthony, FL (352) 620-2006
Forest Meadows Funeral Home — Gainesville, FL (352) 378-2528
Funeral Solutions — Cocoa, FL (877) 726-1373
J. Hadley Funeral Home — Ocala & Starke, FL (352) 286-5946
Haisley Funeral & Cremation Service — Fort Pierce, FL (772) 461-5211
Landmark Funeral Home — Hollywood, FL (954) 989-8220
Lohman Funeral Home – Port Orange, FL (386) 761-1100
Milam Funeral Home — Gainesville, FL (352) 376-5361
Moring Funeral Home — Melrose, FL (352) 475-2201
Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery offers a choice for families to care for their own dead for those families that are motivated, prepared and find it meaningful to do so (see our information under “Home Funeral”). But many families are served by choosing the assistance of a licensed funeral director to take care of those tasks that they may not be prepared for or interested in performing. Usually those tasks are: paper work (death certificate tansit permit, etc.), body preparation (other than embalming), transportation and refrigeration (if burial is not done within 24 hours of time of death).
Any funeral home can, and should be honored to help an individual or family with the natural burial of a loved one at Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery. It is prudent to contact 2-3 different funeral homes and get quotations from each one. Be sure that the funeral home understands that you want quotations only for the specific services and / or products that are required by law (i.e. paperwork and sometimes refrigeration) or otherwise requested by you. Prices can often vary significantly between different funeral homes for the same or similar services and products. The following information is an excerpt from the website of the Funeral Consumers Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting a consumer’s right to a meaningful, dignified, affordable funeral.
The Funeral Rule in brief:
You have the right to choose the funeral goods and services you want (with some exceptions).
The funeral provider must give you a General Price List (GPL) that states your right to choose what you want in writing.
If state or local law requires you to buy any particular good or service, the funeral provider must disclose it on the statement it provides describing the funeral goods and services you have selected, with a reference to the specific law.
The funeral provider cannot refuse to handle a casket or urn you bought elsewhere — or charge you a fee to do that.
The funeral provider who offers cremations must make alternative containers available.
You cannot be charged for embalming that your family did not authorize, unless it is required by state law.