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Choosing a Funeral Home


Guidelines for Choosing a Funeral Home - by Zach Webb


History— Members of the Webb Family have served Independence for 100 years through Jackson’s, Webb’s and Webb & Rodrick until it’s corporate acquisition. Glen, Mary, Clarence, Jerry, Gwen, Zach and Deanna have proudly served their community for decades.


Reputation— The Webb Family is known for exceptional service and honest, yet compassionate, information. Nothing is more important than trust. Clarence and Jerry were the first brothers to be president of Kansas Funeral Director’s Association and Jerry was president of the State Board of Mortuary Arts multiple times. Zach has been licensed in three states and is the longest-licensed, most experienced funeral service professional in Independence.


Licensing— Our funeral director, embalmer and pre-need agent are licensed professionals. We guarantee you will work with someone with the proper knowledge to guide you through the decision making process.


Facilities & Services—We have designed our facility to be of modest elegance yet functional due to the many types of services a family may choose, which should be as unique as the person being remembered. With a variety of offerings, we will make sure you are satisfied and welcome the opportunity to deliver to you the most sincere, caring and thoughtful service.




Pre-planning— We off all types of pre-planning. This relieves financial burden and brings peace of mind with your wishes to be carried out according to your specifications. Should you relocate, your plan is transferable to another funeral home, just inquire if they will honor any guaranteed price. We accept all. If we provide items at less cost, excess funds will be refunded or used to purchase additional items.


Location— Consumers often choose a funeral home that is close to home. Please visit us at 1475 S. 10th in Independence, KS 67301.


Cost— One of the major questions is about cost. As funeral professionals, we are here to serve our clients individual needs and their best interests. We urge you to be forthcoming about your financial restrictions. Our main goal is to unburden families of rising costs. Our prices may be 20% less than corporate competition. We know that in your time of grief, less cost = less stress.


Staff— Webb Family is 100% owned by people that live in Independence. We are your friends and neighbors. You can compare staff just like you can facilities and prices. Zach Webb did not enter the funeral business because he thought it was cool or there was money in it.  It's family tradition.  It's in his blood. It's who he is.  Stop in at the address above or call 620-331-3500.


Once you have asked all these questions, you should feel secure and know that you have made an educated, wise decision that should be shared with your loved ones.