Affordable Cremation Greene County, TN
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Cremation Services Tusculum, Greenville and Mosheim, TN
The history of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, which services Green County, Tennessee, can be traced back to 1915, when local personality J. Fred Johnson recruited James Hamlett, Sr. to manage funeral services for ‘The Big Store,’ which was the biggest department store in Kingsport, Tennessee at the time. This family-owned, family-run funeral home grew steadily throughout the years, and has been serving the community with empathy and integrity ever since. Their slogan is ‘Upholding high standards of service to the bereaved.’
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home boasts a professional, experienced staff of over 30 members. Harold Childress, president, owner, and funeral director, has been serving families since 1961. Bob Childress, funeral director, has been with the funeral home since 1970. With such highly experienced staff, you can rest assured that your affairs will be handled professionally and with the utmost quality.
One of the main cities serviced by Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home is Tusculum, a suburb of the nearby city of Greenville. This small city, named after the Ancient Roman city of Tusculum, is the home of Tusculum College, the oldest university in Tennessee and the 28th oldest in the United States. Neighborhoods of Tusculum include Afton, Tusculum Place, and Twin Oaks. The city operates and manages Tusculum City Park, as well as the Tusculum Linear Park Trail.
Rich in history, Greeneville is the county seat of Greene County, Tennessee. The town was named in honor of Revolutionary War hero Nathanael Greene. There are several towns in the United States named ‘Greenville’; however, there are no other towns with the spelling ‘Greeneville.’
The town was also the capital of the short-lived State of Franklin in the 18th-century history of the Tennessee region, and it is notable for being the town where President Andrew Johnson began his political career.
Greeneville is home to the Greene County Fair, which has won numerous awards, and it is recognized statewide as being one of the best of its size. The town also has no shortage of parks. The Town of Greeneville Parks and Recreation Department maintains Veterans Memorial Park (Forest Park), Hardin Park, Dogwood Park, Kinser Park, J.J. Jones Memorial Park, and Wesley Heights Park. The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is located in downtown Greeneville.
Cremations in Mosheim
The small town of Mosheim, originally settled circa 1800, was originally named Blue Springs, but in 1872, German Lutherans creates an important local college – the Mosheim Institute. The name of the town was quickly changed to Mosheim. The town held reenactments of an important Civil War battle annually from 1991 up until 2008. Public parks in Mosheim include Mosheim Town Park and Anna Sue Ward Park.
Greene County Cremation Services
In addition to these cities and towns, Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home services the communities of Chucky, Afton, Baileyton, Mohawk, and Midway. Most of these small communities are unincorporated towns with only a few thousand residents each.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home offers the option of direct cremation through SimpleCremationOnline. Cremation is not a substitute for a funeral. It is simply an alternative to earth burial or entombment for the body’s final disposition and often follows a traditional funeral service. Cremation does not preclude having a visitation period or a funeral service. Cremation is simply one option for final disposition of the body.
At Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, the experienced staff can help family members plan which memorial services are right for them during this tough time of loss. Cremation can use the funeral home’s own fiberboard boxes. However, if families so choose, they can provide their own container, or purchase one from the funeral home directly. Loved ones will always be handled with utmost respect and professionalism, so family members may rest assured that they have done all that they can to honor the departed.
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