Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home began their tradition of serving the families in the panhandle area in 1955. Over the years, our funeral home has served thousands of families, earning a reputation for compassionate service and community involvement. We are a family owned and operated funeral home and crematory, and our family is dedicated to serving your family.
Anderson (Andy) and Heather Powell, owners and operators of Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home, are natives of Crestview. Andy is a graduate of Gupton-Jones Mortuary College in Atlanta, and is active in the Crestview Community
George W. Whitehurst, founder and funeral director, has been serving families for over 60 years. George is the former Mayor of Crestview and has been instrumental in developing the Crestview area.
Chuck Jordan, Funeral Director and embalmer for over 40 years, is dedicated to providing each family he serves with a unique remembrance of their loved one.
Robert Lloyd is the Certified Crematory operator of Southern Heritage Crematory, North Okaloosa County's only on-site crematory. Bob is a former Mayor of Destin, and a native of Pensacola.
Donnie Cadenhead, a Laurel Hill native, has been assisting families not only through his supporting role on the funeral home staff, but also as Pastor of Victorious Life Ministries Church.
Sue Madden, administrative assistant and funeral associate, is retired from the Florida Highway Patrol, after 35 years of service there. Sue has assisted families with Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home since 2004.
Amy Carmical, funeral associate, also works as a data entry secretary for the Okaloosa County Schools. Amy assists families at visitations and funerals
Valinda Edwards, administrative assistant, assists us with the numerous administrative duties and occasionally helps with funerals.
Welcome to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home, Okaloosa County's only family owned and operated funeral home and on-site crematory. We understand that every family's needs are unique, and our experienced and knowledgeable staff is dedicated to providing you with the most compassionate and professional service available anywhere. We offer our services to immediate-need families and well as those who want to plan ahead.
Burial: Our funeral directors will assist your family with arranging for burial in the cemetery of your choice, with a wide variety of service and merchandise options. We will help you to arrange ceremonies in our spacious facility, or at your church or other location of your choice.
Cremation: Our state of the art crematory facility is the unique to our area, offering more options than any other funeral home in the area. For your peace of mind, our crematory facility is designed to comfortably accommodate family members who wish to be present during any stage of the cremation process. And our chapel facility can be utilized for virtually any type of funeral, memorial service or family gathering.
Shipping Services: We will arrange to transport your loved one to the destination of your choice, whether it is within the State of Florida, across the United States, or to another country. We coordinate the details for you, including airline schedules, receiving funeral homes and even foreign consulates.
Military Funerals: We are proud to assist the families of those who have served our country. We are specialists in arranging for burial or cremation of veterans and retired military personnel, with interment in Barrancas National Cemetery, Arlington National Cemetery, as well as private cemeteries. We will arrange military honors for either burial or cremation services.
This location has proudly served the neighborhood with exceptional care for years and will help guide your household through memorial service etiquette, modify your memorial, funeral costs, directions to cemeteries, guestbook, online obituary creation, and telling your life story. For anyone who is interested in preplanning your burial, you can be sure your legacy will be preserved and that you can have peace of mind.
Positioned in Crestview, Florida and 2.5 miles from downtown Crestview, this business is within Okaloosa County and assists the surrounding areas of: Crestview, Choctaw Beach, Elgin AFB, Duke Field AFS, Eglin, Elgin, Dfafs, Ft Walton Bch, Ft Walton Beach, Hacoda, Okaloosa Island, West Destin, Okaloosa Is, Hurlburt Fld, Bradley, Destin, Sandestin, Gulf Breeze, and Defuniak Spgs.
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