West Gate Funeral Home

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Welcome to West Gate Funeral Home

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We consider our grounds to be a beautiful place to celebrate life. Whether you’re attending a service, visiting a memorial or finding peace in nature, we welcome you.

Whether you want to honor life or take in nature, find everything you need.

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Planning Matters

Whether you’re acting in the moment or planning ahead, we’re here to guide you.

Pre-planning lets your loved ones focus on honoring life instead of hashing out details. Learn the choices you can make now, so a future funeral becomes more of a celebration than a burden.

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We Provide Professional and Compassionate Service

West Gate is a premier funeral home located in southwest Mississippi with two locations in Natchez and Fayette. We are committed to providing families with professional, caring, and compassionate services. All families are treated with equal dignity and respect as we remember the lives of their loved ones. Our unique “Celebration of Life” Wake services are spirit-filled and anointing. Aftercare is very important to our staff. We want families to know that after the services, we are still a part of the healing and grieving process.

Currently, we have two facilities:  West Gate Funeral Home in Natchez, Mississippi and West Gate Funeral Home in Fayette, Mississippi.  The facilities have a spacious chapel where you can memorialize your loved one comfortably.  In addition, we have private parlors available for you to sit in silent reflection or chat with friends and family. 

We encourage you to “Experience the West Gate Difference.” Our staff strives to make the arrangement process as smooth as possible as we plan to celebrate the life of your loved one. Our services can be traditional or customized to fit your budget. Keepsake memorials are available upon request. Let us take care of your family during your time of need.  West Gate is here for you.

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We Aim to Honor and Celebrate Life

At West Gate, we think of our job as having two parts: physical and emotional. The physical are cremations, burials, entombments and inurnments. The emotional is working with families to design healing experiences. Our peaceful and intimate setting becomes a place where people find closure, renewal and togetherness. And that’s the most rewarding part of what we do.

We've learned a lot over the years, like how to present options without the process being overwhelming and how to meet the needs of many caring families. People come to us in difficult times and we respond with kindness, compassion, calmness and expertise. Our goal is to create a beautiful occasion and make you feel welcome, always. We spend our days planning with families our team stay up to date with industry standards and developments. We make hard times a little easier.

Your service can be customized to meet your needs. Your choices include the place of celebration, musical selection, and even what prayers will be said or songs you’d like sung. We’re here to help you create the most memorable and meaningful service to honor your loved one.  It’s about bringing those you love together at a time of loss. More importantly, a funeral or memorial service, whether traditional, or contemporary, is the first step in healing.
We Help You Plan Ahead

We Help You Plan Ahead

At West Gate, we understand that selecting a final resting place in advance makes a difficult time become solely about celebrating life and honoring who you are. The alternative is often confusion, disagreement and guesswork. So, it’s smart to make these choices now. That way they’re not made on your behalf at an emotional moment.

The benefits to your family will be real and appreciated, ranging from spiritual choices to financial assistance. From selecting an ideal permanent memorial, to designing the service, to paying in advance, you can make the day exactly as you imagine it. And your loved ones will know they’re fulfilling your wishes. Which is exactly how they should feel.

Your family is everything. So, the last thing you’d want is to put them in a difficult position. A time of loss is a time of confusion, but your final arrangements don’t have to add to the uncertainty.  Pre-planning your funeral services can save your loved ones from having to make decisions while they’re grieving. And they won’t have to guess what you’d want. It is the responsible thing to do. Instead of getting bogged down in details, your family will be able to focus on celebrating your life.

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We Help Ease Your Financial Burden

We Help Ease Your Financial Burden

Anyone who desires a professional and quality funeral service will find that the average funeral cost in Mississippi is approximately $7,000.  West Gate Funeral Home have packages that will accommodate most budgets.  Our Pre-Need service, also known as pre-funding or pre-planning, is a service that can help you save money.

Funeral services are often an unexpected expense. But they don’t have to be. You can choose to fund your pre-arranged plans now, and the costs will be locked in for the future, even if prices for various services and products increase. You don’t have to pre-pay if you pre-plan, but it is the best way to take the financial burden off your family. So, it’s definitely a smart option to consider. Also, please know that your payments and plans can be adjusted later, should your wishes change over time. So, there’s nothing to regret by going through the process now. Your decisions do not have to be final.

Pre-planning is much like it sounds; it’s making the decisions of how you would like to be remembered. It allows you to make your wishes known to your loved ones and gives you the opportunity to create a unique celebration...just how you would have wanted it.

Pre-funding is the next logical step in the planning process. Your loved ones will greatly appreciate you pre-planning as it alleviates questions like "I'm not sure what he would have wanted". However, knowing your choices still leaves a financial burden for those left behind. Pre-funding allows you to pay for your funeral plans and saving loved ones from incurring those costs. There are several different options of pre-funding your funeral which our pre-arrangement specialists will guide you through.

West Gate Funeral Home accepts the following payments: Cashier’s Check, Money Order, Cash, Credit Card, and Insurance Policy.

We Honor Those Who Served

We Honor Those Who Served

Veterans have a special place in our hearts. We are known for our compassionate and caring professional staff which have years of experience in planning military services. Whether your family chooses cremation or burial, we will be proud to take care of all the details involved.  

We are committed to taking care of all the details involved in providing the veteran in your life with deeply meaningful and honoring ceremonies. West Gate Funeral Home can:

  • Complete applications for all veterans’ benefits, including Military Honors, Presidential Memorial Certificate and veteran memorial marker or headstone
  • Confirm and coordinate any existing paid pre-plan funding benefits which may cover any expenses deemed ineligible by the Veterans Administration
  • Coordinate necessary documentation provided by family to request honors
  • Coordinate with national or state veterans’ cemeteries
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Our Online Payment Center

With our online forms you can send payments for services, make donations to services of loved ones, or apply for affordable monthly payment plans through LendingUSA. Reach out to us if you have any questions.

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