Our Burkholder Funeral Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes team is ready to serve your family and help plan your end-of-life services. We have been in the business since 1869 and have put in over a century of learning from the families that we serve. We attend to families from all walks of life, proving to be leaders in the industry. Our show of excellence and integrity in each service we plan has earned us a beloved reputation from all of the families we meet.  

Burkholder Funeral Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes is ready to plan your funeral or memorial service. Full-service funeral options include viewings or visitations and burials with graveside services. Cremations are great for families looking to hold a scattering of ashes ceremony. You may choose direct cremation as an affordable option and meet in private to scatter the ashes. Or our team can help arrange cremation with a memorial ceremony or scattering of ashes ceremony. Permanent memorialization and memorial jewelry are great ways to honor the life of your loved one no matter which service you choose.  

In addition to funeral and cremation services are life celebrations. Gather together for a party outdoors or in an open auditorium to dance, play favorite music, and share memories about the deceased. You will find that each program can include military honors and veterans services. In addition, funeral products are available to browse through our funeral homes, such as caskets, memorials, vaults, and urns.  

Burkholder Funeral Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes serves Seymour, Columbus, Cortland, Crothersville, Kurtz, Medora, Freetown, Brownstown, Norman, and Vallonia. We can provide you with grief resources as you process the death of your loved one. Pre-planning funeral services are also an option if a death is yet to occur and you have a moment to sift through the details of funeral planning while your mind is clear. Our team will take down decisions regarding burial or cremation, casual or formal, music preferences, food selections, and more.  

Burkholder Funeral Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes is located in Seymour and can be reached by calling (812) 522-2517.  


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