J.M. White Funeral Home
J.M. White Funeral Home
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J.M. White Funeral Home’s licensed funeral directors will work with you to plan the appropriate service to meet your needs. Our funeral directors, along side our extensive support staff will work to see that your requests are met with professionalism and integrity. We are trained to honor the requests of all denominations and faiths, helping you plan a service that is tailored to your loved one. We serve the surrounding communities in North Carolina and southern Virginia. We are also able to accommodate requests for families who may experience death outside of our immediate area, state or even the country.

Our Funeral Directors


Traditional Funeral

In today’s society a traditional funeral is more about the basic elements of the service rather than what has in years past been "the norm." In other words, what was once considered "traditional" no longer has to be prevalent in each funeral, but the things that different families desire regarding the service for their loved one are now acceptable. The basic elements of a funeral include a service with the body present in a casket, at a time and place scheduled by the family through our funeral directors. Often times a funeral is immediately followed by a burial.

As each funeral is tailored for each family, many options are available for this type of service. We are equipped to conduct a funeral in our chapel, a church, religious center or community building. Graveside funerals are also a common request as a form of traditional service; we make this experience reverent and comfortable for our clients just as an indoor service would be.



We are prepared to assist you with all of your burial needs. We have an excellent working relationship established with our city and church cemeteries. Whether you wish to bury your loved one’s body or cremated remains immediately following a service, or wish to inter them at a different time we can honor your request. For your information, our local city cemeteries are: Sunset Gardens Cemetery (252.438.3522) a privately owned cemetery, and Elmwood Cemetery (252.431.6115), owned by the City of Henderson.


Memorial Service

Just as with the funeral service, a memorial service is a service of remembrance planned and attended by the living who loved the deceased. The major difference between a memorial service and a funeral is that cremated remains or no remains at all, are present during the service. We have extensive experience with this type of service and can help you plan one that specifically honors your family member.

Memorial Service


A rising trend in funeral service is cremation. J.M. White Funeral Home is fully capable of handling cremation. We offer merchandise to memorialize the cremated remains of the deceased, and options for scattering them as well as burying them.


Merchandise and Other Services

We have an on-site showroom complete with merchandise for you to select from. The merchandise we offer is from established, reputable manufacturers who have long standing relationships with our firm. We offer caskets, vaults, burial garments and urns all in a wide array of styles. Many options are available to customize the merchandise you choose, making each choice personal. You will be able to browse all of this merchandise at our funeral home or online here.


Vault Services

JM White offers several burial vaults, with differences in the level of protection, warrantees, beauty, and personalization options. Please view our vault offerings below. To learn more about the differences among JM White burial vaults please contact our office.


In addition to the numerous service options and merchandise we offer, our funeral directors can help you with needs related to death aside from the actual service. We are more than willing to assist with veterans’ benefits social security and insurance claims, and tombstone purchases. As a standard service, we write obituaries and forward them to the publication of your choice. Also as a standard service we complete and file death certificates. Please call us anytime for information regarding service packages and death related assistance.

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J. M. White Funeral Home

J. M. White Funeral Services, Inc.
60 Zeb Robinson Road
Henderson NC 27536
(252) 438-5139
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