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					                                                GENERAL PRICE LIST




                   A LETTER FROM THE OWNER



 Thank you for allowing us to help you at a most difficult time in your life.

Our commitment to you is that your family and your friends will be handled
with care through Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc. Please let us know
                       how we can best serve you.


Please allow this book to help you familiarize yourself with the services we
                                 provide.
               Thank you again for allowing us to help you.




                           William B. Ellenberg




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                            PAYMENT OPTIONS

Option 1    Cash or Check prior to services
                  Personal or business checks are accepted


Option 2    Credit Card prior to services
                   All major credit cards are accepted


Option 3    Insurance Assignment

            Due to the Federal Privacy Protection Act, the following criteria must be
            met 24 hours prior to services before we can accept insurance
            proceeds as a valid payment option:

            *The original policy, a copy, or some form of paperwork, showing the
            policy number(s) is available for submission.

            *The policy is assignable.

            *The policy amount can be verified to cover the cost of the funeral.

            *The insurance company can verify who is listed as the primary
            beneficiary. If the primary is deceased and a secondary is verified, a
            copy of the primary’s death certificate must be made available.

            We cannot accept policies when the Estate is the beneficiary.

            *The policy is more than two years old and not in a contestable period.

            *The claim form can be sent to the funeral home prior to service time
            and all signatures can be secured.

            *The cause of death for the death certificate can be immediately verified
            and finalized. A death certificate must be made available to file the
            claim.


Option 4     If any balance is not paid when due, an unanticipated LATE CHARGE
of 1.5 % per month (ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATE 18%) on the unpaid balance will
be due.


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FUNERAL SERVICE
PACKAGES
____________________________________________________________________________



     BURIAL
     CREMATION




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 COMPLETE TRADITIONAL SERVICE PACKAGE WITH BURIAL
This service package does not include additional service fees such as additional
visitations, additional transportation or additional staff, merchandise such as casket,
outer burial container, registry packages, cash advances such as honorariums, death
certificates, cemetery fees or newspaper charges; or sales tax.


Basic services of funeral director, staff and overhead                              $800.00

Embalming                                                                           $575.00

Dressing, casketing and cosmetology                                                 $175.00

Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating and                   $295.00
Supervising the visitation for one day in our facility or a facility
other than ours

Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating and                   $395.00
directing the funeral ceremony In our facility or a facility other
than ours

Removal of deceased from Hospital or Hospice Center                                 $225.00
to the funeral home within 50 miles.

Use of cooler per day                                                               $ 50.00

Use of funeral coach and driver                                                     $195.00

Use of flower, van and driver                                           $125.00
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                                     TOTAL                                     $2,835.00


*Any of the above charges which are not used, will be deducted from the funeral cost.

Additional Charges:
$ 2.00 per mile (one way) when it is more than a 50 mile radius.
$50.00 per day of use of Cooler
$65.00 extra for removal from Residence

*This package price is subject to the purchase of a casket from our funeral home.

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                       GRAVESIDE SERVICE PACKAGE
                            WITH BURIAL

This service package does not include additional service fees such as additional
visitations, additional transportation or additional staff, merchandise such as casket,
outer burial container, registry packages, cash advances such as honorariums, death
certificates, cemetery fees or newspaper charges; or sales tax.


Basic services of funeral director, staff and overhead                               $800.00

Embalming                                                                            $575.00

Dressing, casketing and cosmetology                                                  $175.00

Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating                        $295.00
and supervising the visitation for one day in our facility or
a facility other than ours

Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating                        $295.00
and directing the graveside ceremony only

Removal of deceased from Hospital or Hospice Center                                  $225.00
to the funeral home within 50 miles.

Use of cooler per day                                                                $ 50.00

Use of funeral coach and driver                                                      $195.00

Use of flower, van and driver                                           $125.00
       ___________________________________________________________________________

                                     TOTAL                                          $2735.00

*Any of the above charges which are not used, will be deducted from the funeral cost.

Additional Charges:
$ 2.00 per mile (one way) when it is more than a 50 mile radius.
$50.00 per day of use of Cooler
$65.00 extra for removal from Residence


*This package price is subject to the purchase of a casket from our funeral home.


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                       IMMEDIATE BURIAL PACKAGES
This service package does not include additional service fees such as additional
visitations, additional transportation or additional staff, merchandise such as casket,
outer burial container, registry packages, cash advances such as honorariums, death
certificates, cemetery fees or newspaper charges; or sales tax.


IMMEDIATE BURIAL PACKAGE WITH A CEREMONY BY FUNERAL STAFF
Reduced basic services of our funeral director, staff and overhead      $800.00
Sanitary care of remains                                                $175.00
Dressing and casketing                                                  $175.00
Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating and       $295.00
directing the graveside ceremony only
Removal of deceased from Hospital or Hospice Center                     $225.00
to the funeral home within 50 miles.
Use of cooler per day                                                   $ 50.00
Use of funeral coach and driver                                         $195.00
Use of flower, van and driver                                           $125.00
       ____________________________________________________________________________

                                             TOTAL                              $2,165.00



IMMEDIATE BURIAL PACKAGE WITHOUT A CEREMONY
Reduced basic services of our funeral director, staff and overhead       $800.00
Sanitary care of remains                                                 $175.00
Dressing and casketing                                                   $175.00
Removal of deceased from Hospital or Hospice Center                      $225.00
to the funeral home within 50 miles.
Use of cooler per day                                                    $ 50.00
Use of funeral coach and driver                                          $195.00
        ____________________________________________________________________________

                                             TOTAL                              $1,620.00


*Any of the above charges which are not used, will be deducted from the funeral cost.

Additional Charges:
$ 2.00 per mile (one way) when it is more than a 50 mile radius.
$50.00 per day of use of Cooler
$65.00 extra for removal from Residence

*This package price is subject to the purchase of a casket from our funeral home.

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                          COMPLETE TRADITIONAL PACKAGE
                            WITH CREMATION
This service package does not include additional service fees such as additional
visitations, additional transportation or additional staff, merchandise such as casket,
outer burial container, registry packages, cash advances such as honorariums, death
certificates, cemetery fees or newspaper charges; or sales tax.


Basic services of funeral director, staff and overhead                              $800.00

Embalming                                                                           $575.00

Dressing, casketing and cosmetology                                                 $175.00

Cremation process                                                                   $400.00

Service of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating                        $295.00
and supervising the visitation for one day in our facility or
a facility other than ours

Service of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating                        $395.00
and directing the funeral ceremony in our facility or a facility
 other than ours

Removal of deceased from Hospital or Hospice Center                                 $225.00
to the funeral home within 50 miles.

Use of cooler per day                                                               $ 50.00

Use of funeral coach and driver                                                     $195.00

Use of flower, van and driver                                           $125.00
___________________________________________________________________________

                                            TOTAL                              $3,235.00

CASKETS MAY BE PURCHASED OR ONE MAY BE RENTED FOR AN
ADDITIONAL $795.00.
*Any of the above charges which are not used, will be deducted from the funeral cost.

Additional Charges:
$ 2.00 per mile (one way) when it is more than a 50 mile radius.
$50.00 per day of use of Cooler
$65.00 extra for removal from Residence
*This package price is subject to the purchase of a casket from our funeral home.


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                              MEMORIAL SERVICE PACKAGE
                               WITH CREMATION
This service package does not include additional service fees such as additional visitations,
additional transportation or additional staff, merchandise such as casket, outer burial container,
registry packages, cash advances such as honorariums, death certificates, cemetery fees or
newspaper charges; or sales tax.


Basic services for funeral director, staff and overhead                     $800.00

Sanitary care – washing and disinfecting of unembalmed                      $175.00
Deceased

Dressing and casketing only                                                 $175.00

Cremation process                                                           $400.00

Family viewing for 1 hour (Immediate Family Only)                           $ 95.00
Only between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating
and directing the memorial service in our facility or a facility             $395.00
other than ours

Removal of deceased from Hospital or Hospice Center                          $225.00
to the funeral home within 50 miles.

Use of cooler per day                                            $ 50.00
________________________________________________________________________


                                              TOTAL                        $2315.00

CASKETS MAY BE PURCHASED OR ONE MAY BE RENTED FOR AN
ADDITIONAL $795.00.

*Any of the above charges which are not used, will be deducted from the funeral cost.

Additional Charges:
$ 2.00 per mile (one way) when it is more than a 50 mile radius.
$50.00 per day of use of Cooler
$65.00 extra for removal from Residence



*This package price is subject to the purchase of a casket from our funeral home.
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              DIRECT CREMATION SERVICE PACKAGE
                 WITH NO CEREMONY OR VIEWING

This service package does not include additional service fees such as additional
visitations, additional transportation or additional staff, merchandise such as casket,
outer burial container, registry packages, cash advances such as honorariums, death
certificates, cemetery fees or newspaper charges; or sales tax.




             TOTAL:           $695.00


             Includes:     Removal of deceased from Hospital or Hospice Center
                           to the funeral home within 50 miles.

                           Cremation

                           Filing of the Death Certificate




Additional Charges:
$45.00 Register Mailing of the Cremated Remains.
$100.00 to submit obituary, plus the cost set forth by the paper.
$100.00 to arrange interment or military honors.
$100.00 to arrange for a clergy for a private memorial.
$100.00 to typeset and produce 100 memorial cards for private service.
$ 2.00 per mile (one way) when it is more than a 50 mile radius.
$50.00 per day of use of Cooler
$65.00 extra for removal from Residence



PAYMENT MUST BE MADE PRIOR TO THE CREMATION
WITH CASH, CHECK, OR CREDIT CARD.
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DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS
& Itemized Prices of Services

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers.
You may choose only the items you desire; however, any funeral arrangements you
select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. If legal or other
requirements mean you must buy any items you did not specifically ask for, we will
explain the reason in writing on the statement we provide describing the funeral
goods and services you selected.




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             BASIC SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR,
                     STAFF AND OVERHEAD



This fee represents a proportionate share of our operating costs necessary to provide
our customers with the best facilities and services that we can offer. It is made up of
two components: services of our funeral director and staff, and basic overhead.



STANDARD BASIC SERVICE CHARGES                                               $800.00


Our services include
      Conducting the arrangements conference
      Planning the funeral service
      Consulting with family and clergy
      Sheltering of remains
      Obtaining necessary permits and authorizations
      Coordinating with the cemetery or other third parties


Our overhead includes
      Proportionate share of operating costs including, but not limited to
      Taxes
      Licenses
      Utilities
      Fees
      Insurance
      Staff salaries




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                          CARE OF THE DECEASED
TRANSPORTATION
    Removal of deceased from Hospital or Hospice Center                         $225.00
    to the funeral home within 50 miles.

      Removal from Residence                                                    $290.00


REFRIGERATION                                                           $ 50.00
     If we have to house the family’s loved one for a short period of time because
     we have to wait for information, or paperwork to be signed before embalming
     or cremating. There will be a charge for refrigeration; the charge will be
     $50.00 per day for use of Cooler.


EMBALMING                                                            $575.00
    Embalming is a chemical process that provides temporary preservation of the
    body and eliminates certain health hazards. Sanitary preparation of the
    deceased is part of the embalming process.          This procedure must be
    completed by a funeral professional licensed by this state.

      Except in certain special cases, embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be
      necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements such as a funeral with
      visitation. If you do not want embalming, you usually have the right to choose an
      arrangement that does not require you pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate
      burial.


CREMATION PROCESS                                                    $695.00
    The casket or cremation container is brought to a crematory where it is placed
    in a cremation chamber which is heated to an extremely high temperature.
    The intense heat reduces the casket or cremation container, as well as the
    remains, to small bone fragments which are then placed in a processor and
    reduced in size. The cremated remains are then placed in an urn or
    temporary container and returned to the family.




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      OTHER PREPARATION OF THE DECEASED

      Sanitary care – washing and disinfecting of                     $175.00
            unembalmed deceased
      Dressing, casketing and cosmetology                             $175.00
      Preparation of deceased for transportation to another           $150.00
      funeral home or common carrier
      Restoration – charge per hour                                   $ 75.00
      Cooler Charge per day                                           $ 50.00




                     USE OF FACILITIES AND STAFF

VISITATION
      Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating        $295.00
      and supervising the visitation for one day in our facility or
      a facility other than ours.
      Each additional day of visitation                                    $295.00
      Family viewing for 1 hour (Immediate Family Only)                    $ 95.00
      Only between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.



FUNERAL CEREMONY
     Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating         $395.00
     and directing the funeral ceremony in our facility or a facility
     other than ours


MEMORIAL SERVICE
    Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating          $395.00
    and directing the memorial service in our facility or a facility
    other than ours


GRAVESIDE CEREMONY ONLY
    Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating          $295.00
    and directing the graveside ceremony only




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                         USE OF TRANSPORTATION
                           EQUIPMENT & STAFF



TRANSPORTATION OF DECEASED
  Use of funeral coach and driver                            $195.00
  Use of removal vehicle and driver                          $225.00


TRANSPORTATION OF FAMILY AND FAMILY FRIENDS
  Use of limousine (10 person) or sedan (4 person)           $445.00
  Additional charge per hour                                 $ 75.00
  Valet Parking for funeral service                          $145.00

TRANSPORTATION OF FLOWERS AND EQUIPMENT
  Use of flower van and driver                               $125.00
  Use of utility vehicle and driver                          $125.00

TRANSPORTATION OF CLERGY AND/OR PALLBEARERS
  Use of vehicle and driver                                  $125.00

OTHER TRANSPORTATION CHARGES
  Transportation of deceased beyond 50 miles                 $ 2.00
   (charge per mile one way)




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                                MINIMAL SERVICES
FORWARDING REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME
     Minimum basic services of our funeral director, staff and overhead            $800.00
     Removal of deceased and transfer to the funeral home within                   $225.00
     50 miles
     Embalming                                                                     $575.00
     Preparation of the deceased for transportation to another funeral             $150.00
      home or
     Transportation of deceased to another funeral home or to common               $195.00
     carrier within 50 miles
                                                                                  ______________

                                                                                   $1,945.00

       *A shipping container will need to be purchased for air line transportation


RECEIVING REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL (IN A CASKET)
     Reduced basic services of our funeral director, staff and overhead            $800.00
     Transportation of deceased from common carrier to the funeral home            $195.00
     Transportation of deceased to cemetery or crematory within 50 miles           $195.00
     Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating and             $295.00
     Supervising the visitation for one day in our facility or a facility other
     than ours
     Services of our funeral director(s) and staff in coordinating and             $295.00
     directing the graveside ceremony only
                                                                                  ______________

                                                                                   $1,780.00


       These services do not include, other preparation of the deceased (except as specifically
       set out above), visitation or funeral ceremony, merchandise, automotive equipment
       (except as set out above), cemetery costs, newspaper notices, or sales taxes.


DIRECT CREMATION
     Direct Cremation                                                              $695.00

                                                                                  ______________

                                                                                   $695.00


       MUST BE PAID AT ARRANGEMENT WITH CASH, CHECK, OR CREDIT CARD
       This includes necessary transportation and containers.


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Itemized Prices for Services


Service Charge                                    $800.00
Embalming                                         $575.00
Dressing, Casketing & Cosmetology                 $175.00
Family Private ID                                 $ 95.00
Visitation                                        $295.00
Funeral Service                                   $395.00
Memorial Service                                  $395.00
Graveside Service                                 $295.00
Removal from Hospital Facility                    $225.00
Removal from Residence                            $290.00
Hearse                                            $195.00
Flower Van                                        $125.00
Cooler Charge per day                             $ 50.00
Additional Mileage                                $ 2.00
Register Mail                                     $ 45.00
Obit – To generate, submit & Process              $100.00
Schedule a burial                                 $100.00
Schedule Military Honors                          $100.00
Clergy – Obtain & Coordinate                      $100.00
Memorial Folders for Private Service (100)        $ 75.00
Program – 1 page front back & Folded in color     $250.00
DVD Tribute (35 max pics & No Songs)              $100.00
DVD Copies                                        $ 20.00
File Insurance without an assignment              $100.00

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DESCRIPTIONS
& PRICE RANGES FOR MERCHANDISE



                          DISCLAIMER OR WARRANTIES

The funeral home makes no representations or warranties regarding caskets, outer
burial containers, or other merchandise sold by the funeral home. The only
warranties, express or implied, granted in connection with the merchandise sold by
the funeral home are the written warranties, if any, extended by the manufacturer
thereof. No other warranties, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of
merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are extended by the funeral
home.




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                          MERCHANDISE PRICE LIST

CASKETS                      RANGE FROM             $910.00                TO      $1,600.00

       The funeral home will provide a complete price list of caskets, offering metal and
       wooden caskets.


CASKETS AND CONTAINERS DESIGNED
FOR CREMATION        RANGE FROM                     $ 95.00                TO      $500.00

       The funeral home will provide a complete price list of caskets and containers designed
                                       for cremation.


OUTER BURIAL
CONTAINERS                   RANGE FROM             $780.00                TO      $4,650.00

       The funeral home will provide a complete price list of outer burial containers for
       caskets and urns, offering copper, steel, polypropylene and concrete.

       INSTALATION AND SERVICE FEE
       An installation and service fee of $350.00 or more, (depending on the vault and
       cemetery) will be added to your Outer Burial Container selection.

       In most areas of the country, state or local law does not require that you buy a container
       to surround the casket in a grave. However, many cemeteries require that you have
       such a container so that the grave will not sink in. Either a grave liner or burial vault
       will satisfy this requirements.



URN VAULTS                   RANGE FROM                     $185.00        TO      $700.00

       INSTALLATION & SERVICE FEE
       An installation and service fee or $350.00 or more, (depending on the vault and
       cemetery) will be added to your Outer Burial Container selection.



URNS                         RANGE FROM                     $185.00        TO      $640.00


       The funeral home will provide a complete price list of urns, offering urns made of
       many different materials.




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                                          SPECIAL CHARGES
Opening and Closing of 8’ grave                                                               $700.00
Opening and Closing of 4’ grave                                                               $345.00
Graveside set up with vault installation                                                      $350.00
Graveside set up only                                                                         $300.00



                 OTHER FUNERAL COSTS (CASH ADVANCES)
These are charges that are not funeral home charges but may need to be arranged as part of
the funeral service. These expenses are sometimes referred to as cash advances. These
charges are to be paid before the day of the funeral services.


Costs relating to your service

Honorariums                  Clergy                              $150.00        ___________________________

                             Organist                            $100.00        ___________________________

                             Soloist                             $100.00        ___________________________

Death Certificates           First Copy                          $ 15.00
Additional Copies                                                $ 5.00         ___________________________

Police Motorcycle Escorts (two officers)                         $275.00        ___________________________
(There is an add’l charge if outside the greater Atlanta area)

Hairdresser                                                      $ 65.00        ___________________________

Newspaper Obituaries            AJC (estimated)                  $225.00        ___________________________

                             Rockdale/
                             Newton Citizen                      $ 100.00       ___________________________

                             Other newspapers                                   ___________________________

                                                            _______________________________________________

                                                                 TOTAL          ___________________________




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