Immediate Burials

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 an immediate burial (without attendant rites and ceremonies) includes: removal and shelter of the remains, sanitary care, local transportation to cemetery, completion and supervision of gathering and filing the necessary legal documents and permits, necessary services of staff. 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 Immediate Burial (within 24 hours of death) consist of: discounted basic professional services 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), transportation to local grave. Additional fee for refrigeration if burial is beyond 24 hours of death


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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