Cremation Services in Nashville/Brentwood, TN

Nashville, TN Cremation Pre-Planning: What You Should Know

  • Cremation is Affordable
  • Prepaid Cremation Saves Money
  • Preplanning Gives You Control
  • Preplanning Provides Peace of Mind
  • Use the form on this page for a FREE cremation planning guide.

Cremation Service in Nashville

At the Neptune Society of Nashville, we know the loss of someone you love is difficult. We’re here to help make carrying out your loved one’s final wishes less stressful. We’ve served the communities of Nashville for nearly half a century by offering affordable options that allow them to say goodbye to their loved ones with dignity. In addition, we will assist you planning for the future, with three convenient ways to contact us. Our professional staff are always available to assist you in find the plan that feels right for you with our cremation service in Nashville.

Affordable Cremation To Help Through A Difficult Time

The Neptune Society of Nashville is dedicated to helping families who are mourning the loss of a loved one. We believe that in this emotionally stressful time, you shouldn’t also contend with financial turmoil. To ease the burden, we offer the most affordable Nashville cremation service, working to fit your budget.
Neptune Society also offers prepaid cremation in Nashville. With our prepaid services, one of our experienced staff members will work with you to choose a cremation plan. This allows you to lock in the current price, and avoid increased cremation costs in the future.
Prepaying also eliminates the financial stress that can be part of dealing with a loved one’s passing. Protect yourself and your loved ones today while providing them peace of mind in the future with prepaid cremation services from Neptune Society in Nashville.

Prepaid Cremation Services

Cremation preplanning in Nashville provides peace of mind for you and your family, and removes the financial burden if someone close to you passes away unexpectedly. In choosing to preplan, you give your family a special gift: time to mourn without the worry of making difficult decisions regarding your final wishes. As the costs of cremation and funeral services rise with inflation, you won’t be leaving your loved ones to face financial stress when you choose prepaid cremation services from Neptune Society of Nashville.

Choose Neptune Society For Cremation Services In Nashville

At Neptune Society, we’ll guide you step by step through the process of immediate need or preplanned services. We’re here to ease this difficult time for residents of Nashville. To learn more, contact us today or call (615) 645-3771.

Immediate Need Cremation Services

Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss. If there’s no prearranged plan put in place when a loved one passes, the whirlwind of details and information can become overwhelming. At Neptune Society of Nashville, our experienced professionals will walk you through the process, and be there to answer any questions you may have.

Notify Us That The Death Has Occurred

Speak with a Funeral Director, or a designated Family Services Representative to learn more about carrying out your loved one’s wishes for cremation.

Gather The Necessary Information

Neptune Society, doctors, state agencies, and other officials require the following information in order to proceed with cremation:

  • Date of birth and birthplace
  • Social Security number
  • Father’s name and state of birth
  • Mother’s maiden name and state of birth
  • Form DD-214 (if deceased was a veteran)
  • A copy of the driver’s license

We’ll work your behalf to take care of the rest. Contact us today for assistance with immediate need cremation services in Nashville.

Nashville, TN Veteran Cremation

Our dedicated family service representatives in Nashville are trained to answer your questions about veterans' cremations. Nashville veterans may be eligible for the following benefits through the Department of Veteran's Affairs:

  • Special honors: American flag and Presidential Memorial Certificate
  • A credit to help pay for your Nashville cremation service
  • Interment of cremated remains in a National Cemetery

We help you navigate your veteran’s benefits eligibility and cremation planning. Contact us below to learn more.

Veteran Information:

Visit The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for questions/information on VA and benefits.

Nashville National Cemetery
1420 Gallatin Rd., S
Madison, TN 37115
(615) 860-0086

Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
7931 McCrory Lane
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 532-2238

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About Us

Our office is located 10 miles from downtown Nashville on I65 South. Take exit 74 B and turn left onto Old Hickory Blvd. Located 1.7 miles from the 74 B exit.

Our Office Proudly Serves the Following Areas and Counties:

  • Memphis

*Distance restrictions may apply in some cases in some areas.

Our Team

James Ryan “Opie” Padgett

Funeral Director/Services Manager

Opie Padgett is a native of Middle Tennessee. He began his career at age 16 working in his local funeral home, and  is a 2001 graduate of John A. Gupton College. He obtained his Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) designation in 2006 from the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, whose mission is committed to life-long learning and excellence in funeral service. Opie has worked with the families in the greater Nashville area for more than 15 years.

Stephanie Sylvester

Funeral Director

Stephanie Sylvester graduated as the valedictorian from John A. Gupton College in 2019 with a degree in mortuary science. Originally from Chicago, she previously worked as a performer and dancer for many years touring the globe with various productions. After retiring her sparkles and feathers, she moved to Nashville to pursue her second career in funeral service and never looked back. She joined Neptune Society in January 2022 as Funeral Director.  Stephanie loves helping families, and considers herself very fortunate to work in such a rewarding field.

Heather Wilbanks

Sales Manager

Heather Wilbanks is from Indian Rocks Beach, FL, and joined Neptune Society when she moved to Nashville in 2017. Heather came from commercial real-estate development, and decided she wanted to start a new chapter of her life helping families find peace of mind for the future. She now leads the Legacy office as a Sales Manager in Brentwood.

Thomas Emerson

Sales Manager

Thomas “Tommy” Emerson was born and raised in Lawrenceburg, TN, and joined Neptune Society in 2020. He was formerly a firefighter/medic with the Summertown Fire Department and taught special education for 11 years. Tommy wanted a job that continued to serve a purpose, as well as help people, and Neptune Society was the right fit.

Marshall Hostettler

Office Coordinator

Born in Savannah, GA, Marshall Hostettler has lived in Nashville for most of her life. Marshall worked in preneed sales with Dignity Memorial for 9.5 years before joining Neptune Society in December 2021 as Office Coordinator. She loves working with families and serving her community.

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