Direct Cremation Plan

Direct Cremation Plan

Personalization isn't just about honoring your loved one's individuality. It also allows family and friends to feel connected to the services and the life being honored. We work closely with you and your family to get to know your loved one's life story so we can make their services as personal as possible.

Private Family Viewing, Followed by Cremation Starting at $1,850

Celebrating the value of a life is always precious, and saying goodbye to a family member or friend is never easy. At such a difficult time, The McDougald Funeral Services understands that financial consideration can be an important factor in making a cremation decision. Our Direct Cremation Plan provides a dignified service, with minimal final expenses. The family can rest assured that all listed arrangements are covered in this plan, with no additional costs. Trust The McDougald Funeral Services to deliver a quality, affordable cremation service to celebrate the value of a life in your time of remembrance.


  • Professional Services of The McDougald Funeral Home and Staff to gather information to complete the death certificate, sign cremation authorization forms, notify Social Security, place an obituary on our website and send to newspapers. It also includes administrative assistance with filing life insurance and veteran benefits, and locally hand-delivering the death certificates to the certifying doctor and health departments.
  • Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home (within 50-mile radius).
  • Preparing deceased for private family viewing.
  • Use of Receiving Room for Private Family Identification.
  • Cremation Process.
  • On-site Refrigeration.
  • One Death Certificate.
  • The law requires that a deceased person be in some type of container during the cremation process. The minimal container is offered as part of this plan. This is called an “alternative” container.

Direct Cremation Plan Savings: $2,544.00

As part of our Cremation with Confidence, we will bathe, dress and prepare the deceased for a private family identification viewing in one of our receiving rooms.

*Any variations requested from the Direct Cremation Plan will VOID this special pricing and will revert all charges back to the General Price List. This Plan includes only these items mentioned above. Any additions, such as merchandise and cash advances, may be selected from the General Price List. This Plan requires 100% cash or credit card payment in advance and is available Monday-Friday only.

The McDougald Funeral Home | (864) 224-4343
2211 North Main Street
Anderson, SC 29621

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