The Appalachian Mountains are the oldest in the world, providing this area with a climate, culture, and beauty that cannot be found anywhere else. It is here that Appalachian Funeral Services are located, taking advantage of a beautiful area surrounded by majestic mountains watching over us. The staff of Appalachian Funeral Services appreciate both these mountains and their people. These are strong people with close ties to the land and their creator.

At the end of life’s journey, we should all look back and celebrate the memories which determine who we are. The staff of Appalachian Funeral Services are dedicated to treating each person entrusted to us, with respect and dignity. We offer a wide variety of funeral options, each designed to meet the needs of the individual, realizing that each person we serve is beautiful and unique.

Appalachian Funeral Services is committed to serving Jackson County and the surrounding areas with fast, efficient, and courteous service. Our facility is totally new and state of the art, yet we recognize and encourage the local traditions and values. We hope to provide funeral service which will allow our families to recognize and rejoice in lives well spent. While in our funeral home, we hope each person feels comfortable and "at home". We hope to have adequate representation from local artists and craftsmen, celebrating our rich and varied mountain culture.

Memorial Luminaire Service Planned

Appalachian Funeral Service will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on December 8 from 5:30 until 8:00 pm to honor the memories of the friends and relatives we have lost in the past year.  We plan to have a luminary bag and candle lit for each of them surrounding our parking lot.  We will have light refreshments and a gospel singing in our chapel, featuring Archie and Smoky Mountain Reunion. We will also have a Christmas tree with names of residents of our local rest homes who have no one to share Christmas with.  Please feel free to come by before December 5, and pick up a name, their needs will be written on the card.  You can fill a bog for them and wither bring it to us and we will take it to their rest home, or you can take it to them personally.  We will also take tread socks, tissues, candy (sugar free is best), combs, brushes, and other goodies to share. Please share this information with your friends and neighbors. 

Mission Statement
To provide superior funeral services to our clients in both pre-need and at-need time of service. We are committed to serving each family, regardless of circumstances, with the same courtesy, sympathy, and dignity we would give our own family.


​We will routinely be posting obituaries to radio station WRGC, 540AM out of Sylva, NC. WRGC reads obituaries from throughout the region at 8:50 am and 11:50 am every day. WGCR out of Brevard, NC also reads our obituaries every day.

To call our 24 hour obituary line, just dial (828) 586-6123.

"Honesty, Integrity, and Service"

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