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Planning a funeral in Pawhuska, OK
While you’ll only find one funeral home in Pawhuska, OK, there are still several nearby options to choose from to ensure you get the right fit when planning a funeral in Pawhuska. Don’t be afraid to venture out to nearby towns, like Barnsdall, Cleveland, Hominy, Bartlesville or Fairfax. Each funeral home will provide a slightly different experience, so it’s a good idea to look at reviews, prices and the location before making a decision.
In most cases, you can choose to host the funeral or memorial service at the funeral home, but you may want to consider other local options, like community centers, churches, parks, and even restaurants.
In Oklahoma, burial is still more common than cremation (although Oklahoma cremation rates are rising). The closest cemetery to Pawhuska is in Bartlesville. It is also legal to bury someone on private property in Oklahoma, so long as the location is recorded on the death certificate. As a result, it isn’t uncommon for someone to bury a loved one in their own yard, where they can easily see and visit the grave. Cremation offers an even wider array of places that you may choose to scatter ashes.
If you’d like help understanding your options and making decisions about a Pawhuska funeral for your loved you, you may want to try our free funeral planning guide.