Funeral HomeChestnut Funeral Home

From $1,460.00 To $2,370.00

Mr. Matthew E. Hughes, also known as “Boisey”_x009d_ approached Mr. Charles S. Chestnut, Sr. about opening a Funeral Home in Gainesville, Florida. They opened Hughes and Chestnut Funeral Home in Gainesville and later in Ocala, Florida. Hughes and Chestnut are also listed among the founding members of the Florida Mortician Association, a Black Association for Black Morticians.

The Florida law establishing licensing of Funeral Homes was passed in the 1959 session of the Florida Legislature. Therefore, the first licenses issued were in July 1959 for the fiscal year 1959-196. On September 2, 1959, license #199 was issued to Hughes and Chestnut Funeral Home, Gainesville, Florida. The application for this establishment indicates that operation began in 1914, and the co-owners were Matthew E. Hughes and Charles S. Chestnut, Sr. Mr. Hughes died June 15, 1947, Mr. Chestnut, Sr. died July 14, 1977.

Price List

All Services
Cremation
Burial
Basic Funeral Services, Staff and Overhead $1,350
Viewing/Visitation Fee $200
Funeral Ceremony Fee $250
Memorial Service Fee $250
Graveside Service Fee $0
Transfer of the Deceased to the Funeral Home $185
Hearse Rental $200
Direct Burial $1,735
Direct Cremation $1,460
Receiving Remains $0
Forwarding Remains $0
Embalming $385
Limousine Rental $0
Cosmetic Preparation of the Body $0
Cremation Fee $0
Basic Funeral Services, Staff and Overhead $1,350
Viewing/Visitation Fee $200
Memorial Service Fee $250
Graveside Service Fee $0
Transfer of the Deceased to the Funeral Home $185
Hearse Rental $200
Direct Cremation $1,460
Receiving Remains $0
Forwarding Remains $0
Embalming $385
Limousine Rental $0
Cosmetic Preparation of the Body $0
Cremation Fee $0
Total Price
$1,985.00
Total Price
$2,370.00
Total Price
$1,660.00
Total Price
$2,045.00
Total Price
$1,785.00
Total Price
$2,170.00
Total Price
$1,460.00
Basic Funeral Services, Staff and Overhead $1,350
Viewing/Visitation Fee $200
Funeral Ceremony Fee $250
Graveside Service Fee $0
Transfer of the Deceased to the Funeral Home $185
Hearse Rental $200
Direct Burial $1,735
Receiving Remains $0
Forwarding Remains $0
Embalming $385
Limousine Rental $0
Cosmetic Preparation of the Body $0
Total Price
$1,985.00
Total Price
$2,370.00
Total Price
$1,735.00
Total Price
$2,120.00
Total Price
$1,785.00
Total Price
$2,170.00
Total Price
$1,735.00

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