Every aspect of my husband's funeral was absolutely perfect. I could not have been more pleased. The personnel went out of their way to make all of the family comfortable. Thank you all so much.

Dorothy Loney
August 26, 2019

I would like to take this opportunity to personally than you for the AMAZING service we received during the passing of our father in 2018 and the passing of our mother in 2019.
My parents were treated with such grace ad dignity from each staff member during our time of bereavement. I have been associated with the Heritage, East Brainerd Chapel for a large portion of my life and will honestly say T have always been impressed with the way the staff greeted each family member, every visitor that walks through your door, but most of all the way you honor the people you serve in death. Your service is friendly, your facilities have always been spotless and the decor at the Heritage, East Brainerd Chapel is so welcome and inviting.
If I had to rate you, you are 100! I can't thank you enough for the love your staff showed my family-even staying late on occasion to greet family that was coming into town at late hours. You definitely go above and beyond with your services.

Cathy Klein / Family of Virginia & Donald Howard
May 17, 2019

My family and I could no be more grateful to Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel for the respect and care that we were shown during such a difficult time. The loss of a loved one is difficult, and going through this devastation twice in 20 months was made easier for us by Heritage. Curtis Ottinger and his staff were friendly,compassionate, kind, and professional from start to finish. Curtis is an excellent example of someone who helps make a devastating situation into one that is filled with care and truly makes you relaxed and calmer and able to deal with the death. I would certainly recommend Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel to anyone in their time of need.

Marlie Jones and Family of Chipper Chase & Christopher Shane Chase
April 12, 2019

Everything was just perfect. The staff was so nice and considerate during our time with them. They went above and beyond the need for us searching for the perfect “yellow casket” even going so far as to have it flown in from Texas just Jennifer and also incorporated Jennifer’s love of tweety bird into her formal hallway photo. We greatly appreciate all that was done for our family and would recommend Heritage East Brainerd in your time of need.

The Family of Jennifer McBurnett Morgan
April 3, 2019

The loss of a loved one is quite possibly one of the most painful moments in an individual's life. When my mother's husband of 55 years and my beloved father passed away, we were beyond devastated. Curtis, along with the staff of Heritage, East Brainerd Chapel made it easier on our entire family We depended upon the assistance of the staff at Heritage to guide us through the final steps to ensure Dad had a wonderful homegoing service. The day of the visitation, and prior to viewing my father, Curtis prayed with us and provided words of encouragement for my mother and family. The staff at Heritage encompassed my family with support, kindness, and compassion. We are beyond grateful and thankful for the true care we received from everyone at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.

The Donald Bridgeman Family
January 28, 2019

Thank you Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel for the beautiful Homegoing Ceremony for my husband, Marion D. Malone who passed away on December 13, 2018.
The funeral home staff was superb on handling every aspect of the visitation and service. Curtis Ottinger officiated the service for us and he did an excellent job making it a happy Homegoing for our loved one.
He went above in his research of the Navy Destroyer Ship that Marion served on during the Korean War. The best part was of my husband singing "The Old Rugged Cross" that Curtis had recorded many months earlier and had it placed on a DVD so it could be played in the service.
This is why our family votes Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel number one. We love and appreciate everyone at Heritage, East Brainerd Chapel.

Carolyn Malone, Rossville, GA. Wife of Mariona D. Malone
January 16, 2019

I could not have asked for anyone more helpful and compassionate than Ryan Price and Curtis Ottinger during the loss of my loving son, Brian.

The entire staff of Heritage, East Brainerd was so very caring and professional.
I truly love each and everyone of them.

Darlene Hicks, mother of Brian Hicks
October 11, 2018

It is with the deepest of appreciation that I thank you for your very kind and caring assistance in the funerals of my beloved sister, Adelia Wyner, and beloved brother, Samuel B. Wyner, in February and March.

Your letters of consolation and offers of support were very consoling in stressful times. Thank you all very much for being such "wonderful" people.

Sybil Wyner
October 10, 2018

My mother was very committed to using your services. She always commented on how the staff respected her when she visited services of other friends. She would not have been disappointed in how your took care of her. Thank you very much.

Richard White, The Family of Nelia White
September 18, 2018

We came from Flintstone, Ga to use the East Brainerd Chapel because we know they are the best. They truly cared for every single need that we had.
They have feelings, especially Curtis. My experience was of true comfort. You are indeed the very best.

Doris Bryson, Flinstone, GA, - The Family of Macon Grissom
September 18, 2018

Our family cannot thank Heritage enough for all the help they gave at the passing of Douglas Sisemore. They treated us like family from start to finish. Everything was just beautiful and we did not have to worry about anything. Our director, Travis Lindsay could not have been more helpful with all the arrangements at the funeral home, church and especially getting us into the National Cemetery so quickly. He helped us file all of the insurance as well. Heritage was such a blessing to our family and we could not have been more pleased with everything.
The Family of Douglas Sisemore, May 3, 2018

Bernice Sisemore
September 3, 2018

My wife, Jewell died on May 2, 2018 . We were close friends with the original owners, Ross and Thelma Lane , for many years. They were such a special couple to everyone.
The same love and kindness is still shown today to every family.
Thank you Heritage, East Brainerd Chapel, for a splendid job you did on my wife.

Clifford Kilgore, Husband of Jewell Kilgore
August 20, 2018

The staff at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel made the worse time of my life so much easier to deal with and the entire service flowed smoothly. Any issues that could have occurred were taken care of in a professional manner - and greatly appreciated.
Everyone was so kind and stayed on top of everything for me.

Judy Caputo , wife of Leonard Michael Capula
August 20, 2018

Heritage Funeral Home has been so wonderful to my family for many years. They handled my father's funeral when I was only 12 years old and while it was such a difficult time for my family, Heritage found ways to help make it a little easier. Years later, my grandmother and grandfather's funerals were both held at Heritage and once again we were not let down. Most recent was my step father'd funeral in which Curtis did an exceptional job with. He went above and beyond to honor Carlos and to provide much needed support for our family We are blessed to have such a caring funeral home in our city.
The Family of Mark Gilley, Everett & Mary Gilley and Carlos McClendon.

Kaitlin Gilley Pruitt
July 16, 2018

The unexpected passing of my mother left me and my sister in shock. The Heritage Funeral Home - East Brainerd Family carried us through the process with such love and compassion. Every step of the process was handled respectfully with honoring our mother as the main objective. The service was beautiful and I know that my mother was definitely honored by it. I can't say enough wonderful things about the staff. The have become like family to us now. We will always be grateful for the love and care we were given during this time. Honor your loved one by using Heritage Funeral Home on East Brainerd Rd. You won't be sorry. The Family of MaryJo Keith

Susan Keith
July 16, 2018

Thank you to all of you at Heritage-East Brainerd Chapel for making the worse time of my life so much easier to deal with. My husband Mike Caputo passed suddenly and all of you were so supportive and helpful dealing with anything that arose and kept things under control and moving smoothly. I am forever grateful.

Judy Caputo
June 22, 2018

I am so grateful to have had the staff assist my family during the most difficult time imaginable when my daughter recently passed away. Curtis you were perceptive enough to realize the depth of our grief, providing comfort, and guidance in planning her funeral service. When I was so overcome with grief that I thought my legs would buckle walking down the isle of the chapel for her funeral, you took my arm to support me, doing so in such a dignified manner that no one in the chapel was aware that you were literally holding me up. You read the situation and immediately took action - and for that I as so grateful. I was such an emotional mess that I was simply incapable of making some decisions regarding such things as visitation hours, and pallbearers, but you and your staff simply worked behind the scene and pulled all the loose ends together making for a very beautiful, thoughtful, and compassionate experience. My family thank you and your staff for all that you did for us at a time when we were literally reeling with grief. Heritage made all the difference.
The Family of Amanda Smith

Terry Thompson
May 16, 2018

Susan and I are so thankful and blessed to have met you and what an unbelievable job you and your staff did to honor our daughter, Rachel.
The pain is still present in our hearts but it was eased by your professionalism and attention to every detail.

The Family of Rachel Gamble

Mike and Susan Gamble
May 1, 2018

I want to thank each staff member at Heritage for making us feel like family. The care ad concern the team showed during our loss helped us relax and actually enjoy time with family and friends. My dad remarked several times how the visitation and service ran seamlessly. The attention to detail the team provided eased our burden, which in turn, eased our lives. I especially appreciate two aspects of the team; the laughter and the love. My family enjoys life and loves to laugh.
Loosing a loved one is never easy, but the atmosphere at Heritage-East Brainerd Chapel eased our pain and unburdened our lives. I am grateful to have shared my mom with you, Thank you for you services and your love.
The Family of Jimmie Sims

Stefanie Henry
March 25, 2018

There are no words to describe the peace I had knowing that Curtis and his staff were taking care of the arrangements for my mom. They went above and beyond excellence in every way. Everyone at Heritage treated our entire family with love and compassion. They took care of every detail and request. So very thankful for each one of them.
The Family of Tommye Hourigan

Pam Pritchard
January 4, 2018

Heritage Funeral Home, no matter what their position, far exceeded my expectations in what services they offered. Every member of their staff met every need with care and compassion.
With the professional advice and guidance of Curtis Ottinger, the details of my husbands visitation, funeral and burial fell into place.
I could not have been more pleased with the result and could easily say "NO REGRETS". To Mr. Ottinger and his staff, I shall be eternally grateful.
It is now so easy to see why the East Brainerd Chapel of Heritage Funeral Home has been voted "The Best of the Best" for the past 15 years.

Mrs. Cheryll H. Smith
Wife of the late, Jimmy B. Smith

Cheryll H. Smith
September 28, 2017

The staff at Heritage was loving, kind and professional. Dean specifically answered all our questions and handled every detail extremely well. We were so pleased with Heritage and have used them several times. We always use them when we need this type service because they are honest, professional, yet extremely caring and understand the family's emotions while making plans under extremely difficult circumstances.

Bill Higgins Family
September 2, 2017

The folks at Heritage Funeral Home - East Brainerd Chapel are true professionals. They assisted my family for both my father and mother's passing. I would certainly recommended them to everyone.

Vance Travis (Family of Betty Travis)
July 11, 2017

Curtis Ottinger and the entire Heritage-East Brainerd Staff cared for my wife Sandi Sammons on April 30, 2017. They went above and beyond excellence in every way. Absolutely the most caring, loving and compassionate care I have ever seen. I have been in the ministry for over 25 years and have seen a lot of funeral homes care for family's and now I know that I have experiences the very best in the funeral industry.

Keith and Parker Sammons (Family of Sandi Sammons)
July 11, 2017

There are no words to describe how wonderful Curtis and his staff took such good care of our family in the sudden loss of our Aunt Billie. She would have been proud . She said several years ago when it was her time to leave, she wanted no-one but Curtis Ottinger to take care of her. The love and kindness shown to our family was extremely valuable during this time. They serve with respect and professionalism.

Lisa Swearengin
July 7, 2017

Our family has always used Heritage thru the loss of my mother, mother in law, sister in law, brother, along with many close friends. It is truly the best.  The staff went above and beyond to help my children and myself go thru the hardest days of our lives.  Time will pass but we will never forget the kindness shown to us by Curtis and the wonderful staff at East Brainerd Chapel of Heritage.

The James Boatman Family

Longtime knowledge of the great service Heritage Funeral Home provides with its caring staff.  A place of dignity and professionalism.

Commissioner Curtis Adams

Everyone and everything was wonderful.  We appreciated the love and care shown to our Mom and our entire family during this difficult time.

The James Shepherd Family

I have had the priviledge to use the services of Heritage in the past and once again they went above and beyond for our family.- Its better than ever. I have known Curtis Ottinger for many years and he is absolutely amazing.  He, along with his staff, care about the community and the families they serve.  I will tell others of my experience and should the need arise again , I can assure you that Heritage will be my choice.

Frank Brooks and Family

The staff was so attentive to our needs and provided the service that we wanted to fully commemorate the life of mother. The casket, flowers and memorial tribute provided by Heritage was just beautiful.

Ed and Anita Whittenburg

Over the years this is the 4th time I have chosen Heritage.  Everything is always "The BEST".  The entire staff is simply wonderful.

Marcia Kennedy

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We wanted to extend our gratitude for the kind words from our families which remind us of how important it is to deliver the most comfortable experience for our families during difficult times.

As a locally operated funeral services establishment, the support we gain from the families we serve is critical to extending assistance and comfort to others in the future.

Thanks again for your praises and allowing us the honor to serve you and your loved ones.

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