Missouri Funeral Costs

The average cost of a funeral in Missouri is $6,391 based on surveyed data from funeral homes across the state. Funeral costs can vary widely depending on your city, service provider and elected services. Our research found that prices can range from $3,315 to $11,615.


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Missouri Funeral Cost Breakdown

Our cost estimates assume an average casket cost of $1,500. You are not required to select a casket from your funeral home, so it can be beneficial to shop around for a more affordable casket if needed. Your funeral home must honor any alternative casket you purchase by law.

The data here is intended for educational purposes only and we make no warranty about its accuracy. Funeral homes change prices frequently, so we recommend contacting the funeral home directly and asking them for their prices as they may have changed.

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Average Funeral Costs By County

County Average Funeral Cost
Boone County, MO $6,350
Buchanan County, MO $7,740
Callaway County, MO $6,237
Cass County, MO $7,775
Christian County, MO $5,640
Clark County, MO $6,290
Clay County, MO $6,269
Cole County, MO $9,200
Greene County, MO $4,208
Jackson County, MO $7,066
Jasper County, MO $8,090
Jefferson County, MO $8,548
Marion County, MO $9,578
Newton County, MO $8,090
Platte County, MO $7,740
Ralls County, MO $9,578
St. Charles County, MO $5,250
St. Louis County, MO $6,432

Funeral Costs By Service

Service Average Cost
Basic Services $1,795
Viewing and Visitation $421
Funeral Ceremony $493
Graveside Service $110
Transport of Remains $326
Direct Burial $794
Direct Cremation $1,480
Embalming $630

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Cities in Missouri