These prices are effective as of October 23, 2023 but are subject to change without notice.

We can provide our customers with the goods and services shown during your funeral or mortuary service. You may choose only those items you desire; however, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for 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 you selected.


Basic Services of Funeral Director Staff and Overhead


Our professional service charge includes but is not limited to conducting the arrangement conference; planning the funeral; consulting with the family and or clergy; shelter of remains; preparing and filing necessary notices; obtaining necessary authorizations and permits; coordination with the cemetery, crematory, or other third parties. In addition, this fee includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead costs. 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 cremation, immediate burials, and forwarding and receiving remains.)

There will be a minimum Basic Charge for the funeral director, and staff of $375.00



Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with a viewing. If you do not want to embalm, you usually have the right to choose arrangements that do not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial.

Other preparation of the Body


Washing and disinfecting when embalming is not desired or extra care for autopsied case or other circumstances requiring extra care or special undergarments.

Services of Funeral Director for Arrangements related to Cremation performed at another facility $450.00

Use of Facilities and Staff for Visitation


Use of Facilities and Staff for Funeral Service (Chapel)


Use of Facilities and Staff for Cremation Service (Use of Equipment Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service



Cost Per Tent


Cemetery Setup

  • Applies OBC is cemetery purchased, using a polyliner/polyvault, cremation graveside


Graveside Service for Burial or Cremation at MJ Dolly Veterans Cemetary


Service in Facility other than the Funeral Home 


Labor for services next day at the Mortuary (or at a Church $200.00)



Hairdresser (additional charges may apply if color, perms, etc, is needed) 


Music (Pianist/Soloist) (each)(or other amount of your choosing)


Clothing (undergarments) (if provided by the Funeral Home)


Opening and Closing of the Grave if applies



Removal (Transfer of the remains to mortuary)

  • Up to forty (40) miles additional miles $1.95


Hearse (Funeral Coach)


Family Car (Limo)


Utility and Flower Van




  • A complete list will be provided at our mortuary

$1,345.00 – $5,894.00

Outer Burial containers

  • A complete list will be provided at our mortuary

Vault Surcharge for weekend services

$1,460 – $6,955.00



Cremation Urns/ Keepsakes

$51 and Up

Cremation outer Burial Containers


Temporary Grave Marker


Register Book, Acknowledgement Cards, and Food Register


Home Equipment Rental


Custom Color Programs – per 50

(Memorial Prayer cards 2 for $1.00)


Memorial Slideshow



$ varies **

** The cost of running an obituary is solely based on the charges of the newspaper chosen by the deceased’s family. We do not markup obituary charges. Obituary charges must be satisfied prior to run the obituary in the newspaper of choice. In addition, the obituary must be approved by the legal next of kin or the responsible person. This information is also placed on the Mortuary website at no additional cost. An obituary placed on the Mortuary website only and not run in a newspaper has a charge of $40.00.


From Another Mortuary


This charge includes: minimum basic charge for the funeral director and staff, local pickup (40 miles) or pick up at GSP, transportation to cemetery, and use of a hearse. It does not include any additional charges other than those listed.


To Another Mortuary


This charge includes: no services, minimum basic charge for services and staff, embalming, local removal from place of death, local transportation to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport, use of the hearse. It does not include airline charges, or shipping container required by the airline. Pricing does not apply if services are being held locally. Only items listed are included in pricing.



This charge includes necessary services of staff, permits and authorizations, cremation container, removal within Anderson County, SC, 1 copy of the SC Death Certificate for the crematory. Removal outside Anderson County, SC, is an additional $275.00. If you wish 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 matter (with or without an outside covering). The containers we provide are made of fiberboard or cardboard. Includes one transfer of cremains for an urn not purchased from the mortuary with a signed release. For a full list of options, please refer to our Cremation Price List

Direct Cremation with container provided by purchaser


Direct Cremation with cardboard container


Direct Cremation with casket selected from our funeral home

$905.00 + casket cost


Our charge for an immediate burial (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director and staff, filing of the Death certificate, local removal from place of death, local transportation to cemetery, dressing and placing in the casket. Casket and OBC are not included unless listed. Only items listed above are included in the pricing.

Immediate Burial with casket provided by purchaser


Immediate Burial plus the cost of the casket

$2,830 + cost of casket

Immediate Burial with minimum casket listed on price list


Immediate Burial with the minimum casket and poly liner (if acceptable by the cemetery) listed on price list


Payment of Funeral Charges

Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory must satisfy all charges regarding the funeral or cremation to our suppliers at the time of need for goods and services; therefore funeral charges must be resolved at the time of arrangements. Method of Payments acceptable: Insurance Assignment with a validated insurance policy (contestable policies not accepted), Established Preneed Account, Cash and or Check, Debit or Credit Cards (Visa MasterCard, Discover) (3% will be added on for this method to cover fees). Any combination of the above can be applied to satisfy the funeral bill. Any past due balances over 30 days, a $25 weekly late fee will be added to the balance owed as stated on the Statement of Goods and Services.