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Funeral arrangements in Centralia, MO


Always a family-owned business, Oliver Funeral Home was established in January 2007 when John Oliver bought the Centralia and Sturgeon funeral homes from Bill and Mary Ann Meador.

From 2008 to 2012 the funeral homes went through periods of remodeling. From the new roofs, carpet, concrete, and sound systems, we were able to rededicate our Centralia location. Later we added a complete York Room to display our caskets, vaults and urns. Finally in October 2012 we were able to add a brand new parking area in Centralia, MO.

Our goal is to be a funeral homethat will not only raise the bar in our industry, but will serve the needs of each and every family we serve.

York Merchandising System (YMS)

Our research indicates that consumers typically feel intimidated by tradition full-sized casket display rooms. One of the most important benefits is the increased comfort for families, who find the YMS system much less distressing than traditional selection rooms. It is a result that goes to the heart of funeral service: helping families deal with one of life’s most painful experiences. The YMS display provides a warm, comforting environment that helps consumers feel at ease. All the information they need to make a confident decision is clearly displayed and easy to understand.

Funeral arrangements in Centralia, MO


Prearranging your final wishes is one of the best things you can give to those that will be left with the task of making decisions, regarding your funeral service. Taking the time to prearrange your service of choice can save those you love needless worry and possibly excessive expense. Recording your final wishes does not cost, but it will be very valuable to your survivors. We offer complete funeral service planning here at Oliver Funeral Home. For information please call 573-682-2161.


Have you made a funeral prearrangement, but are now having second thoughts about the funeral home where you made them? Oliver Funeral Home will honor any prearrangement made at other funeral homes. Perhaps changes occur, but regardless of your reason, if you have an existing contract, and you wish to transfer, Oliver Funeral Home is here to help you. With no cost to you, we can discuss transferring your plan.  For more information please call 573-682-2161.


Choosing a monument can be a very stressful decision. With thousands of styles and designs, we will work closely with you to ensure that you will receive the highest quality monument, always at an affordable cost. We can personalize each monument and marker using the latest technology in computer design and lettering.


Oliver Funeral Home is proud to assist families of veterans with any benefits they are entitled to receive.
   • Military Honors
   • United States Flag
   • Government markers or monuments
   • Funeral burial benefits

All we will need, at the time of death, is a copy of the veteran’s DD-214 honorable discharge papers. Once we obtain the DD-214, we will be able to file all the necessary documentation for your veteran.

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Centralia contact information

P.O. Box 125
Centralia, MO 65240

(573) 682-2161

Our Centralia Location has been completely remodeled to give our families the best available facility we can offer. From our spacious chapel to our state of the art parking area, we constantly strive to make our funeral home a comfortable place for our families.

Sturgeon contact information

Davis & Ogden St.
Sturgeon, MO 65284 

(573) 687-3317

Our Sturgeon location underwent a extensive re-modeling in 2010 and 2011. We now offer a complete lounge, new entryway, and spacious chapel. Our sturgeon facility provides a warm atmosphere to let our families feel at ease as they honor their loved one.
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