General Price List

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These prices are effective as of September 10, 2020, and are subject to change without notice. 

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. If legal or other requirements mean you must buy any items you did not specifically ask for, we will explain the reason in writing on the statement we provide describing the funeral goods and services you selected.

Simple Cremation Package

(Dallas & Tarrant Counties only): $995
(Bell, Williamson, & McLennan Counties only): $1395

Direct Cremation is the disposition of human remains by cremation, without the added cost of embalming, formal viewing, or ceremony. Our charges include all of the following items:

Basic service of the funeral director and staff,
Transfer of deceased within service areas,
Care, shelter, and refrigeration of the deceased,
Crematory Fee,
All Required Cremation Permits,
Minimum Alternative Container,
Simplicity Cube (other options available),
First Texas death certificate,
Notification of the Social Security Administration
Online obituary at SimpleCremation.org

Celebration of Life Memorial: $2895

*Includes all Simple Cremation Package Items 

Use of Our Memorial Chapel, Monday - Friday
Memorial Service (per 2hrs)
Tribute Video, Guest Book, 50 Basic Programs

Package Savings: $175

Veteran Honors Service: $1365

*Includes Simple Cremation Package Items 

Committal Service at a National Cemetery
Sheet Bronze Sealing Urn
Military Honors from Veteran’s Branch
US Burial Flag & Presidential Certificate
Veteran Flag Retirement Program


Traditions Funeral Service: $4455

*Includes Simple Cremation Package Items

Use of Our Memorial Chapel, Monday - Friday
1hr Visitation Followed by Funeral Service
Oak Ceremonial Casket (including insert)
Embalming, Dressing, & Basic Cosmetology
Tribute Video, Guest Book, 50 Basic Programs
Transfer of Remains to Crematory

Package Savings: $175

Final Farewell Service: $1825

*Includes Simple Cremation Package Items

Use of Simple Cremation Family Lounge
Private ID Viewing or Witness of Cremation(Monday - Friday, limit of 15 guests, 1 hour)
Minimum Preparation of Remains (dressing)
Setting of Features
Coverlet Alternative Container

Itemized Selections

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the items that you desire. However, any funeral arrangement you select will include a charge for our Basic Services of funeral director and staff. If legal or other requirements mean you must buy any item you did not specifically ask for, we will explain the reason in writing.

Professional Services

Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff

This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations, forwarding of remains, and receiving of remains. This fee includes, but is not limited to, SimpleCremation.org online arrangement platform, availability of staff 24 hours a day by phone, staff, and facilities to respond to initial request for services, use of our positive identification system, consulting with the crematory, filing of Texas death certificate and obtaining local permits, and providing assistance with social security notification.

$695

Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home (within the Texas counties listed below) 

Tarrant, Dallas, Bell, Williamson, and McLennan Counties

$195

Contiguous County Additional Transfer Fee (within the Texas counties listed below)

Contiguous counties include: Collin, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, and Wise 

$95

Additional Mileage Transfer Fee (outside of the service areas mentioned above)

Per mile, one way. Miles are calculated from the location of death to Simple Cremation Fort Worth. 

$2.95

Refrigeration (for the first 7 days)

Shelter and care of Deceased in our licensed, climate controlled holding facility

$175

Additional Refrigeration (per day) 

$50

Crematory Fee

$350

Additional Crematory Fee 

This fee is added when the deceased weighs more than 300 lbs (maximum weight of 450 lbs)

$195

Embalming 

Use of preparation room, equipment, professional staff, and materials necessary to perform the embalming procedure. Embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a viewing. If you do not want to embalm, you usually have the right to choose an arrangement, such as direct cremation or immediate burial, that does not require you to pay for it.

$600

Minimum Preparation of Remains 

Minimum preparation may be necessary for private identification viewing or witnessing of cremation when embalming is not selected and could include one or more of the following professional services: bathing, sanitary care, dressing of unembalmed remains, or setting the facial features of unembalmed remains.

$195

Specialized Care of the Deceased

For trauma, autopsy, or organ donor restorative repair.

$195

Basic Hairdressing and Cosmetology

Hair styling, make-up, and/or tending to facial hair as needed.

$65

Packaging and Shipping of Cremated Remains (within the United States via USPS)

$150

Delivery of Cremated Remains (within 35 miles)

$150

Obituary Submission Fee (per newspaper)

$20

Filing Insurance Policies for Advanced Funding

A filing fee of $150 will be added to the funeral purchase agreement to allow for advance funding. To that, 3% of the funeral purchase agreement amount is charged to allow a third party to complete the insurance claim.

$150 + 3%

Individuals wishing to use the proceeds of a life insurance policy to pay for funeral goods and services, in lieu of paying cash, may elect to have a third party assist you in the filing of a claim on behalf of the beneficiary(ies) of the policy. Please note that if you utilize a third party to file a claim seeking expedited receipt of life insurance proceeds on behalf of a beneficiary, there will be a fee to be paid associated with the filing of such a claim. Any such fees will be deducted from the proceeds of the life insurance policy.

Facilities and Services

Memorial Service

Coordination and direction of funeral arrangements and service. Use of facilities and staff for a memorial service at one of our Our Memorial Chapels. ** (per 2 hours)

$1700

Coordination of Veteran’s Honors Service (veteran’s DD214 will likely be required)

Includes coordination with VA National Scheduling for a committal service at a national cemetery, scheduling of active duty military honors, and retrieval of the veteran burial flag.

$275

Staff and Equipment for Graveside or Committal Service

Use of equipment and staff for a service at the place of final disposition within Dallas and Tarrant Counties

$275

Facilities and Staff for Visitation or Viewing

Use of equipment and staff for a visitation or viewing at one of our Our Memorial Chapels. (per 2 hours)

$275

Facilities and Staff for Identification Viewing at Crematory 

Availability is subject to the crematory’s schedule and staff. An ID Viewing must be done within 96 hours of death, is available only to the legal next-of-kin, and is limited to 1 hour. This service may not be available after an autopsy, organ donation, trauma, or for other reasons which your funeral director can help you to understand.

$275

Facilities and Staff for Witnessing Cremation at Crematory

Availability is subject to the crematory’s schedule and staff. A Witnessing Service can only be performed after all mandatory permits have been received by the funeral home, is limited to 12 guests (with all minors accompanied by their legal guardian), and may include a brief viewing, if possible, prior to cremation.

$375

Use of Facility and Staff for in-person At Need Arrangements

$200

Motorcade Professionals (2 individuals for parking assistance or funeral procession)

$295

Evening Service (Services beginning at or after 4:00 PM)

$100

Weekend Service (Services held on Saturday or Sunday)

$175

Holiday Service (Services held on federally recognized holidays)

No services will be conducted on New Years Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, or Christmas.

$225

Cremation Options

If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering). The containers we provide are made of cardboard and corrugated fiberboard.

Direct Cremation with Container Provided by Consumers

$1415

Direct Cremation with Cardboard Container Provided from Funeral Home

$1510

Direct Cremation with a Casket Selected from Funeral Home 

In addition to the cost of the casket.

No refund or credit will be issued for package sale goods or services which remain unused by the customer at the time of need.

$1415

Simple Cremation Package (in Dallas & Tarrant Counties)

Includes Direct Cremation with Cardboard Container Provided from Funeral Home, Simplicity Cube, the first Texas death certificate, all necessary cremation permits, and an online obituary posted on SimpleCremation.org

$995

Simple Cremation Package (in Bell, Williamson & McLennan Counties)

Includes Direct Cremation with Cardboard Container Provided from Funeral Home, Simplicity Cube, the first Texas death certificate, all necessary cremation permits, and an online obituary posted on SimpleCremation.org

$1395

Infant Simple Cremation Package (0 - 2 years of age, Dallas & Tarrant Counties only)

Includes our Crematory Fee, plastic temporary container to hold the cremated remains, the first Texas death certificate, all necessary cremation permits, and an online obituary posted on SimpleCremation.org. Our InfantSimple Cremation Package is available at our Fort Worth location only and we require consent from both parents for cremation.

$275

Merchandise and Cash Advance Items

Remembrance Package

Standard Memorial Register Book (guest book), 50 Standard Service Folders, 1 Tribute Video (slideshow)

$275

Online Obituary (hosted on SimpleCremation.org and includes a picture, if desired)

$99

Tribute Video

Created with a maximum of 75 digital picture uploads and 2 songs.
Simple Cremation provides one DVD and will publish the Tribute Video to YouTube if requested.
Each image that is manually scanned, cropped, and uploaded by Simple Cremation is an additional $1
Each additional DVD is $10
Each additional song is $2

$175

Standard Memorial Register Book

$50 and up

50 Standard Service Records (funeral programs) 

$100 and up

50 Standard Remembrance Cards (laminated prayer cards)

$125 and up

Memorial Tribute Portrait (customized portrait with frame, matted, and behind glass)

$150 and up

Ceremonial Casket (rental casket including insert for cremation)

$800

Cremation Urns (including the Simplicity Cube) 

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

$45 and up

Alternative Containers and Caskets

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

$95 and up

Minimum Cardboard Alternative Container (other options are available) 

$95

Outer Burial Containers (including Urn Vaults)

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

$155 and up

Keepsakes, Cremation Jewelry, and Veteran Flag Cases

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

$75 and up

Scattering Portions (small portion of cremated remains in an individual bag)

$10 each

Medical Examiner’s Cremation Authorization (if applicable)

$20-40

Mailing of Certified Death Certificate(s) (within United States via USPS first class)

$25

First Texas Death Certificate 

$21

Each Additional Texas Death Certificate

$4

Services, merchandise, and third-party charges provided as cash advance items will be billed at the same amount paid by the funeral firm. They may include obituaries, permits, etc. In the event of death, all of our fees, including services, merchandise, and cash advance fees, are due and payable at the time arrangements are made. State and local governments may charge fees or taxes that are not included in the above-quoted prices.

Travel Protection Plan (for pre-paid contracts; special conditions may apply)

When a death occurs anywhere in the world more than 75 miles from one’s residence, the Travel Protection Plan will facilitate the return of the decedent’s remains; including transportation and arrangement of payment to an IEA qualified service provider for transport to SimpleCremation.org. While our Travel Protection Plan provides Peace of Mind when traveling on vacation, it also covers members when visiting family and friends or even for unforeseen medical care away from home. This service is for pre-need (death has not occurred) clients. Special conditions may apply.

$399 and up

Situational Services

SimpleCremation.org specializes in cremation only. Other funeral service items federally mandated.

Forwarding of Remains 

This charge includes our Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff, receiving the deceased into our care within 35miles, embalming, and professional care of the deceased, transfer of the deceased to a common carrier, and an array or combination shipping container. This charge does not include airfare, required documents or fees, a casket, merchandise, viewing, rites, or ceremony.

$2040

Receiving of Remains

This charge includes our Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff, receiving of the deceased from a common carrier within 35 miles, temporary shelter of remains, and direct cremation. This charge does not include airfare, required documents or fees, a casket, merchandise, viewing, rites, or ceremony.

$2040

Scattering of Cremated Remains

Non-recoverable scattering of cremated remains performed by SimpleCremation.org personnel in a designated area permitted by local regulations. Transportation fees will apply if outside a 30-mile radius.

$175

Expedited Cremation

Cremation process occurs 36 hours after permits and authorizations are secured 

$200

Casket Price List

These prices are effective as of February 02, 2020

The casket selection you make will be added to the funeral purchase agreement with your other selected services, merchandise, and/or packages. The following caskets are normally on display and/or available atSimpleCremation.org. If you and your family require additional options please ask your funeral director. The following prices include only the casket described.

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Urn Price List (adult sized urns)

These prices are effective as of February 02, 2020

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