London Funeral Home Gaston London and C.F. Minturn opened the doors of London Funeral Home on October 7, 1937. Huston (Friday) Higdon, who eventually became a co-owner, joined the firm on September 1, 1940. Aubrey D. Duncan, who became one of the three owners in 1964, joined the business on August 19, 1959. In October of 1985, Mr. Duncan became the sole owner of London Funeral Home and Cornersville Funeral Home. On September 19, 2010 Mr. Duncan sold the funeral homes to Greg Hardison and Adam Perryman. The lovely Victorian home, presently London Funeral Home, was originally built by John A. Marshall. Today you come into our building, from a spacious parking area, by a sloping ramp giving everyone easy access whether walking, aided by a walker or in a wheel chair. Our visitation rooms and arrangement offices are spacious and can accommodate families of any size. Our chapel has just been extended and will seat two hundred people with a private family area that will seat thirty with an expanded area for extra seating. Our sound system and music selection is geared to your preference whether for visitation or funeral service. The lounge area is large and will accommodate several families with each having their own private space and is furnished with coffee urns, paper plates, cups, napkins and etc., also a drink machine for your convenience. Our selection room is displayed with caskets, vault area, urns and clothing presented in such a way that families might make their selections easily with less stress. Our preparation room is a very modern, well-equipped area where the greatest of care and respect is given to our families loved ones by our three embalmers.
Cornersville Funeral Home was first known as McDaniel Funeral Home and was established in July of 1913. Original owners were L.P. McDaniel and J.J. McClintock. The Cornersville establishment is now housed in a lovely modern building, which was constructed in March of 1972 by Aubrey D. Duncan and Huston (Friday) Higdon. You enter our building on level ground from the parking area. Our chapel will accommodate one hundred sixty people with a private family area seating twenty-five people. We have a large lounge area which will serve three families with each having their own private space with coffee urn, plates, napkins, cups & etc. all furnished with a drink machine for your convenience. We have the same capability with the Cornersville Funeral Home sound system as you find at London Funeral Home.