Turner Funeral Home

168 West Main Street Shelby, OH 44875
Richland County   (419) 342-2551



Upcoming Funeral Service Information

Upcoming Funeral information can be obtained by calling   (419) 342-2551

Flowers for Turner Funeral Home

For your convenience, sympathy flowers can be ordered online and hand delievered to Turner Funeral Home by a local FTD florist.


Faq's @ Turner Funeral Home

Questions such as "Which of the rituals should I attend?", "When should I visit?", "What should I say, or not say", "Do I make a phone call?",
are common questions for most Family and Friends during this time.

Understanding terms such as "Funeral Service", "Private Service" or "Memorial Service" can be confusing as well.

"Who creates the Eulogy?", "What is an appropriate dress code?", "Can I, or should I bring my Children?" are common questions as well.
Contact Turner Funeral Home in Shelby, OH to help answer these questions. You may also find that online funeral resources can be helpful as well.


Funeral Rule @ Turner Funeral Home

A funeral can be one of the most expensive purchases one may ever have to make. Having little to no knowledge of the industry, coupled with the added time pressure and emotional duress a person could easily be fooled and taken advantage of. Turner Funeral Home must comply with the "Funeral Rule" or face the possibility of federal trade commission complaints being filed.

The "funeral rule" was enacted in 1984 and is designed to ensure that all funeral homes including Turner Funeral Home provides consumers adequate information with regards to the products and services they are charged for.

As part of the "Funeral Rule", Turner Funeral Home will provide you with a General Price List (GPL) that includes but not limited to, the expenses of funeral service items such as transportation to the cemetery and viewing or visitation services.

A general price list is available free of charge to any person who inquires in person at Turner Funeral Home about funeral arrangements, regardless of their intent to purchase funeral services or not.
~ The Funeral Rule




Turner Funeral Home Funeral Director

The loss of a loved one is a difficult thing to go through. Funeral home directors at Turner Funeral Home understand that this is a trying time for the family and friends of the recently deceased. They attempt to make the grieving process a little easier by providing funeral planning and other services.

Funeral directors will be available at any time a death occurs to transport the deceased to the funeral home from the place of death. They will then perform services regarding the care of the individual as requested by the family. This will often include embalming, washing, dressing, and cosmetology.

Soon after the death, the Turner Funeral Home will arrange a meeting with the family to discuss the necessary paperwork and arrange for funeral services. Turner Funeral Home will take care of all filing of death certificates, authorizations, and permits. In addition, all other arrangements regarding the cemetery, insurance claims, veteran’s benefits, and similar inquiries will be handled by the funeral director.

Composing an obituary may be a difficult process for the family of the recently deceased. The funeral director endeavors to make this process a little easier by gathering the necessary information and preparing the obituary. The director at Turner Funeral Home will then see to posting the obituary on WhoPassedOn, newspapers, and publications requested by the family.

In addition to these basic preparation and planning services, the Turner Funeral Home will contact any officiates, clergy members, or other individuals and groups the family requests to participate in the services. They will also provide the necessary or requested memorial items, such as acknowledgement cards, guest book, memorial tributes, or prayer cards. The primary goal of the funeral director at Turner Funeral Home is to take as much burden as possible off of the family so that they may appropriately grieve the loss of their loved one.

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