Our Story

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

Lavenia & Summers Home for Funerals is a full establishment that demonstrates professionalism, dignity and compassion while conducting the highest standards of care in the disposition of human remains. We are a service corporation that is commited to providing total quality service, maintaining confidentiality, and respect for the deceased and privacy for our client families.

Emanuel C. Smith, JR, Managing Director, has made the dedication to keep in the tradition of our founders, the Late Mrs. Lavenia B. Jacobs and the Honorable Joseph W. Summers. "Our first responsibility as a dedicated funeral service establishment is to the families we serve. We are committed to providing client families with courteous service, high standards of performance and excellence which serve as the hallmark of the funeral industry. Lavenia and Summers Home for Funerals " Our Service ~ A Sacred Trust."

Pre-planning your funeral should be a natural part of life, because it provides you with time to make end-of-life decisions.

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Life is full of opportunities to show someone we love
them. One such opportunity is the funeral or memorial service.

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For many years, our support groups, bereavement workshops and annual events have soothed hearts and minds.

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