Direct Cremation purchased online in the metropolitan areas of Texas cost less than $1000.
Direct cremation purchased at a retail funeral business in this market area will typically cost around $3000. A recent direct cremation price check at Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home in Dallas was for about $6200. It's the same services rendered as online pricing; as required by the Texas Funeral Service Commission definition of a Direct Cremation.
Find and Make Your Deal
Search the internet for "online direct cremation in north texas"
- Pick one that looks good to you, and make sure you can find them on a street level map search ... and that they list their professional license number issued by the State of Texas. ( It will look something like this : " TX – TFSC #4237" )
$$$ vs $$$$ NOTE :
Cremation in the DFW area is mostly a wholesale business.
- There are approximately 20 crematories in the DFW area, with well over 200 funeral homes using those approximately 20 crematories.
- So cremation process locations are limited on the "back side" ; pricing is the big difference in what you get for your money. All crematories are inspected and must follow state guidelines regardless of retail pricing.