Welcome to Charter Funeral Home and Crematory

The Professional Choice For Funeral And Crematory Sevices

  • Services

    Charter Funeral home offers traditional funeral and cremation services. We are one of the few funeral homes to offer on premises cremation. Click the button to learn more about the services we provide.

  • Obituaries

    Keeping an up-to-date obituary is just one of the ways we honor the memories of your loved ones. Click the button below to see the list of those we have proudly served in difficult times.

  • Facilities/ Grounds

    Set across a serene landscape, our 11,000 square foot facility offers all the amenities of a modern funeral home. In addition, the Charter Memorial Scatter Garden provides a beautiful setting for families.

Why Choose Charter Funeral Home?

Charter MarkerCharter Funeral Home is a locally owned and operated business that strives to treat each and every family as if they are our own family. We offer all the features of a modern funeral home with the personal touch only a family business can provide.

Established in May of 1996, we are located in Calera, Alabama. We serve North/Central Alabama, Greater Birmingham, and Shelby County. The beautiful facility is set against a serene backdrop of rural woods. The Memorial Scatter Garden located behind the building provides a tranquil environment for families.

Any funeral and cremation services are handled on premises according to your wishes. Our services can be tailored to accommodate most personal and religious needs. We are one of the rare funeral homes to offer a full crematory on site. Whether you prefer traditional funeral and burial or cremation services, we are here to serve you.

Recent Obituaries

Sally “Kay” Maze, age 64, of Wilsonville, AL, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014.  Her survivors include her daughters, Kari Lee Kelley (Chris) and Keli Simmons (Chuck); son, Joey Harkins (Tracy Lee); sister, Mary Horton; grandchildren, Ashley Driver (Kyle), Jesse Harkins, Emmalee Kay …


Leif Morgan Carlson, 83, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, July 11, 2014 in Pelham, Alabama. Born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey on November 15, 1930, to Scandinavian immigrant parents, Bror Gustav Carlson and Petra Marie Nodeland, he lived …


Linda N. Gothard “The Cake Lady”, age 64, of Columbiana, AL, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 8, 2014.  She was an active member of Summerhill Baptist Church.  Linda was survived by her husband of 44 years, Johnny Gothard; daughters, Sherry …


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