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Kirby & Family is Arkansas' first funeral provider to offer green burial services.

Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery is certified by the Green Burial Council and features a special section of the grounds dedicated specifically for green burials.

Green Burial:

  • Provides minimal environmental impact and aids in the conservation of natural resources
  • Simplified interment process reduces carbon emissions & helps preserve the surrounding habitat
  • Offers an alternative to traditional burial and cremation
  • Reflects a personal concern for the environment
  • Uses non-toxic and biodegradable materials for caskets, shrouds, and urns
  • Natural, non-invasive means are used to prepare for green burial
  • Utilizes essential oils in the embalming process
  • No vaults or liners used in the eco-friendly interment process
  • Memorial markers, made from flat native Arkansas limestone, are integrated into the landscape
  • Over time, the grave blends seamlessly into the surrounding countryside
  • Transferred burial insurance policies are welcome
  • No-cost green burial pre-planning available

The staff at Kirby & Family will help you explore the possibilities of green burial, answer any questions you may have about the process, and show you the eco-friendly options for interment.

For more information on Kirby & Family's eco-friendly green burials, contact us at 870.425.6978 or complete the online form on this page. A member of our staff will contact you - within 2 days - to discuss green burial options.

Green Burial FAQs


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