COVID-19 UPDATE: EFFECTIVE December 7, 2020
Funeral Services with 80 people
Or up to Half Capacity
As of December 7, 2020, Due to the increase of cases and deaths in Arkansas, we have limited services to 50% Capacity and this will apply to all indoor services, whether at a funeral home chapel or a place of worship.
Graveside services, do not have a numerical limit. Masks or other facial covering must be worn and Social Distancing must be maintained.
All attendees must sign an attendance form of each funeral service and we will keep a copy of the attendance form for 30 days following the service. It will be made available to the Arkansas Department of Health upon request.
Personal Protective Equipment
Face masks are required for ALL attending. (10 years old and up)
Anyone passing or receiving any items (microphones, certificates or mementos) will wear gloves.
No physical contact will be permitted between mourners and the decedent,
when it is suspected or confirmed that the decedent was positive for Covid-19 at the time of death.
While permitted to sit in family groups, all individuals present will be required to sit 6-feet apart from other family groups.
Guests are to maintain social distancing from the family when offering their condolences.
All rules for the funeral service also apply to the visitations.
Consequently, funeral homes should keep visitations limited to the smallest gathering of family members possible.
Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home
When planning a service, you have many options available to you and we will do all that we can to provide a beautiful and respectful ceremony. No matter your choice, we can offer you a space to join with family and friends in grief, comfort and love. And above all, we will do our utmost to honor your loved one. We will be happy to go over all your options and answer any questions that you may have.
A funeral service is a special time for family and friends to comfort one another, begin to find healing and celebrate a life well lived. Whether you choose burial or cremation, you can hold a funeral service to honor your loved one. We are happy to provide a traditional funeral or something completely unique. Many cultures and religions have special funeral traditions and we will do our best to accommodate your requests. This is a moment for you and your family and we are honored to help you in any way that we can.
Just like a funeral service, a memorial service is a time to remember your loved one. This can be held shortly after death or weeks later, with or without an urn present. What’s important is that it creates a time and a place for family and friends to gather together and support one another, share memories and pay their respects. We can hold a memorial service at our funeral home, the final resting place or at your home.
A casket burial is a traditional service and there are many options you can choose from. We can provide an immediate burial without a public service; a visitation, viewing or wake with a closed or open casket; a funeral service at our funeral home, church or private home and a graveside service at a cemetery. You can choose whether you’d like a public or private service or a combination. It is entirely up to you how you wish to pay your respects.
Cremation has become a popular option for many people because it can be more flexible as to where and when you hold a service. You can have a traditional funeral service before a cremation or a memorial service at any time with or without the urn present. You can keep the urn, scatter the ashes or have the urn buried in a grave or columbarium where we can hold a service. Whether you choose burial or cremation, we’re here to offer you a meaningful ceremony.