Kirksey's Mortuary is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist you with the details and offer our guidance.
What should I do if a death occurs at home?
When death occurs at home, the staff of Kirksey's Mortuary is available to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please call us at (205) 780-1919.
What if death occurs at a hospital or nursing home?
Notify the nurse or hospital clergy that Kirksey's Mortuary is your choice for a funeral service provider. The staff will then contact Kirksey's to inform us of the death.
Our staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please have the hospital or nursing home to contact Kirksey's Mortuary at (205) 780-1919.
What if a death occurs away from home, can the Kirksey's Staff still help?
Yes. When death occurs away from home, Kirksey's Mortuary can assist you with out-of-state arrangements and transfer the deceased to a preferred location. Be sure to contact Kirksey's Mortuary first at (205) 780-1919 before contacting a local funeral home. This will help to save your family hundreds if not thousands of dollars in the preparation and transportation of the remains to one of our locations.
We have compiled the following list to help guide you through the steps you will need to take when a death has occurred. Our staff will help coordinate all of the details when you meet for an arrangement conference. The following are some questions that we may ask when you call:
We will then set an appointment time for you to come to the mortuary to complete the details of the funeral arrangement. We will ask you to gather information and bring in some items that will be necessary to complete the arrangement. These items will include:
Items to bring to your appointment:
Items to consider for service: