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DeGraffenreid-Wood-Crematory In Springfield, MO

Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd. – DeGraffenreid-Wood-Crematory Is a locally family-owned and operated funeral home and crematory. We are personally committed to providing "Tender Moments - Tender Care" services With "Our Family Serving Your Family." Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd. - DeGraffenreid-Wood-Crematory was founded in 1989 In Springfield, Missouri, by the DeGraffenreid and Wood families. DeGraffenreid-Wood-Crematory was added in 2013. We are not a corporately-owned funeral home, that has simply bought a family-name funeral home and advertise as such, as is common in the Springfield area. Prior To 1989, the Wood family owned and operated Wood Funeral Home in Hartville, MO, for many years. We are small enough to give personal attention, but large enough and experienced to accommodate even the largest of funerals. Our family serving your family, providing tender care during those tender moments.


Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd. Degraffenreid-Wood-Crematory is a trusted provider of funeral, burial, and cremation services in Missouri. In 1989, we established a funeral home that is committed to providing families with customized, professional, and caring services. Our mission is to relieve your family's pressure during this difficult time so that you can concentrate on memorializing your loved one's life and starting your grief journey. See what other families have written about our programs and meet our professional team. We offer dignified funeral and cremation services to families in Springfield, Missouri, and surrounding areas including: Republic, Billings, Clever, Nixa, Ozark, Strafford, Fair Grove, Willard, Rogersville, and Battlefield.   Don’t hesitate to call us so we can assist you.


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Personalized Services

We’re here to help you create a service that is truly unique to you or your loved one.
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Celebrating Loved Ones

We offer a variety of service options to honor a life no matter their preferences, religion, or budget.
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Caring Staff

Helping your family through difficult times is not our job, it’s our calling. We're committed to providing support and compassion.
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Honoring Veterans

We’re proud to do our part in honoring those who have sacrificed so much for our country.
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A Meaningful Experience

We go above and beyond to provide families with more unique personalized options for celebrating and honoring a loved one's life.  We listen to your family's ideas, make thoughtful educated and affordable suggestions, and carry out every possible detail to ensure your loved one receives the most fitting tribute possible.  Our wonderful team of professionals are courteous and sympathetic, taking great pride in what we provide with integrity, respect, and dignity.

Local Family Owned and Operated

For decades, the Wood family, who founded and continues ownership of Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd.  DeGraffenreid-Wood-Crematory today, are available daily to honorably serve families.  Walnut Lawn Funeral Home is not a corporation, or firm that bought a family name with owners who do not actually reside in the community, or a family-owned facility operated like a corporation.  Our family is there to personally serve your family in our ONE location – “Our Family Serving Your Family with Tender Care during Tender Moments.”

The Veterans Funeral Home

We value the service of our veterans, active-duty troops, and first responders.  We have long been regarded as the veterans' funeral home due to our knowledge of burial benefits; to obtain service records (DD214); and work cooperatively with military, fire, and police honor teams.  We provide specific burial and cremation funeral packages with significant discounts as our thanks for your service.  

Own and Operate On-site Crematory

We own and operate our on-site crematory in our funeral home itself, DIRECTLY supervising every step of the cremation process.  A comfortable viewing room is available for identification or those who wish to observe the cremation process at any step.  We have a very large selection of urns, fingerprint and cremation jewelry, and keepsakes.  

The Best Service and Facilities at an Affordable Cost

You will find Walnut Lawn Funeral Home to be the best full-service funeral home choice at an exceptional value. Our services and ceremonies are truly extraordinary, and we will help you have the most meaningful personalized experience possible.

Our facilities are beautifully decorated and comfortable that include:  Small and large chapels to accommodate any size service; onsite crematory in our facility; and a designated reception area for special catered meals.  Investment has been made in the nicest hearses and family SUV.

We offer several discounted cremation and burial packages to make planning easier with no hidden fees.  We offer friendly payment options for reasonable budgets, including conventional forms - cashier’s checks, credit cards, and cash; verifiable insurance assignments; crowdfunding, and loans with payment plans.

We work with ALL cemeteries.  Our team is very experienced in making arrangements for services in other areas of the United States and internationally.

Community Outreach and Support Programs

Our outreach service to our families and community include several programs:  Our extensive online grief library; Live Well Silver and Gold Club, with opportunities for the next chapters in someone's life, especially for those who have lost a loved one; our annual candlelight memorial service offers families in our community a way to remember their loved one as well as comforting support during the holiday time.


Founder, Bobby Dean Wood and
Second Generation Owner/Operator Dr. Ruth Ann Wood-Humiston



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