Next Steps


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K. L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in Jacksonville (256) 435-7042
K. L. Brown Memory Chapel in Golden Springs (Anniston) (256) 231-2334

Next Steps

When a loved one dies at home or somewhere that isn’t a healthcare facility, emergency personnel need to be contacted before your loved one can be taken into our care.

If your loved one dies in a healthcare facility, they will notify your chosen funeral home. Give them the following information:

K. L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in Jacksonville at (256) 435-7042, or
K. L. Brown Memory Chapel in Golden Springs (Anniston) at (256) 231-2334.

Call to inform close friends and relatives of your loved one’s passing. Reaching out to a trusted family member or friend can help during this difficult time.

Is your loved one a veteran?

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When We Meet

When you meet with one of our staff members to begin planning the funeral, we'll give you a general price list to show you our service costs. Then, we’ll talk with you about your loved one to get a better understanding of the person and services to honor their life.

Our staff will use this information to help you create a personalized, meaningful service to celebrate your loved one. You can share your funeral preferences and ideas, stories about your loved one, their passions, and any other insights into your loved one’s life.

This process also may include:

  • Preparing and filing the official death certificate
  • Drafting an obituary
  • Scheduling the funeral services and events, including the date, time, and location
  • Selecting a casket, urn, and any other products
  • Choosing pallbearers
  • Arranging transportation

We want to make this process as simple and stress-free as possible, so please bring the following information about your loved one:

  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Full legal name and home address
  • Social security number
  • Father's name
  • Mother's maiden name
  • Highest education
  • Occupation
  • Veteran's discharge papers (DD-214), if applicable
  • Information about the burial location, if applicable
  • Clergy name and phone number, if applicable
  • Insurance policy information if using to pay for funeral expenses
  • Names and relationships of survivors
  • A recent photograph of your loved one and any clothing you want used when dressing them for the service
  • A recent photograph of your loved one for the obituary


Burial And Cremation Information

K. L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory
Phone: (256) 435-7042
322 Nisbet Street NW, Jacksonville, AL 36265

K. L. Brown Memory Chapel
Phone: (256) 231-2334
620 Golden Springs Road, Anniston, AL 36207

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