Cremation

The State of Texas has no rules or regulations requiring under any set of circumstances at any time. However, Hawkins Family Funeral Home reserves the right to refuse to conduct or have conducted under its supervision at any time or place, a funeral public or private, of a deceased person that has not been embalmed unless the deceased is in a hermetically sealed casket which is not be opened at any time for public or private viewing. Embalming is not required for private family viewing of the body prior to direct cremation or immediate burial.

Our minimum charge for a direct cremation (without attendant rites and ceremonies) includes, removal and shelter of the remains, sanitary care, local transportation to crematory, completion and supervision of gathering and filing the necessary legal documents and permits, necessary services of staff and crematory charges where applicable. It does not include facilities for viewing or for funeral services. Sanitary care is the process of cleansing a body including bathing, shampooing, closing mouth by means of external pressure, closing of the eyes and refrigeration when required. Sanitary care includes the suturing of incisions and external treatment of lesions and placing deceased in a selected container. Embalming is not required and is not included in these services. There is no enforceable law, rule or regulation that requires embalming in the State of Texas under any circumstances at any time. However, except for a direct disposition, Hawkins Family Funeral Home reserve the right to refuse to conduct or have conducted under its supervision at any time or place, a funeral, public or private, of a deceased person that has not been embalmed unless the deceased person is in an appropriate hermetically sealed casket which will not to be opened at any time for public viewing.

The Direct Cremation consists of: discounted basic professional service of directors/staff for arrangements and supervision, administrative services, preparation and filing of death certificate and all allied forms, removal of deceased to funeral home (up to 25 miles), refrigeration and/or sanitary care and cremation fee.

The Memorial Service with cremation consists of: professional services of funeral directors/staff for arrangement conference and supervision, administrative services, preparation and filing of death certificate and all allied forms, funeral directors and personnel to conduct memorial service, removal of deceased to funeral home (up to 25 miles), use of facilities at funeral home chapel or church, flower/utility vehicle, arranging and care of flowers, transportation to the crematory and cremation fee. Standard Book and memory folders included.

Visitation with Cremation consists of: professional services of funeral directors/staff for arrangement conference and supervision, administrative services, preparation and filing of death certificate and all allied forms, removal of deceased to funeral home (up to 25 miles), professional care and scientific preparation, flower/utility vehicle, use of private stateroom and facilities at funeral home, arranging and care of flowers, transportation to the crematory and cremation fee.

The Traditional Funeral Service with cremation consists of: professional services of funeral directors/staff for arrangement conference and supervision, administrative services, preparation and filing of death certificate and all allied forms, funeral directors and personnel to conduct traditional funeral service in funeral home chapel, removal of deceased to funeral home (up to 25 miles), professional care and scientific preparation, use of private stateroom and facilities at funeral home, use of funeral home chapel for funeral service, arranging and care of flowers, transportation to the crematory and cremation fee. For Church service, there’s an additional charge for a hearse and flower vehicle.


Please call or stop by for pricing or questions about the services we offer, 2711 Jacksboro Highway, Fort Worth, TX, 76114 (682) 255-0535 (calls received and answered 24/7).

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