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Welcome to Richards Funeral Home Inc.




We have been proudly serving New Madrid, Lilbourn, Marston, Catron, Canalou, Kewanee, Laforge, Parma, Risco, New Madrid County and Surrounding areas since 1894. We value our reputation for providing highest quality funeral services, with the personal attention and professionalism to help your family through this difficult time. 

We at Richards Funeral Homes are committed to providing dignified, respectful and compassionate assistance to each and every family served. Recognizing that each family is unique, our staff provides personalized touches to create a meaningful service that honors the life and memory of your loved one. 

You may call us at anytime at 573-748-2264 or 573-688-2511. We are here to serve you in your time of deepest need.

We are available
24 hours a day.
(573) 748-2264 or (573) 688-2511



  • Traditional and Non-Traditional funeral services 
  • Direct Cremations
  • Full Funeral Service Cremation options
  • Memorial services 
  • Church Services at the church of your choice 
  • Celebration of Life DVD's, and/or DVD's for any occasion
  • Audio and/or Video Recordings of Funeral Services Available
  • Memorial Candles and Laminated Bookmarks
  • Graveside ceremonies
  • Full Selection of Caskets, Vaults and Urns on site
  • Military services
  • Full Cemetery Set-up (Tent, Chairs, and Greens)
  • Grief support
  • Preplanning and Prepaying of funerals 
  • Transportation
  • Professional vehicles
  • Backhoe Service for opening and closings
  • Cemetery Monuments/Headstones
  • Sexton of New Madrid City Cemeteries  

Featured Services

Send Flowers
View Obituaries

Directly order flowers, view and sign the condolences book, share memories and more to celebrate lives of those dearly missed.

Grief Support
Grief Support

Helpful resources to guide you through the loss of a loved one.

pre-arrangements
Pre-Planning

Take a few moments to express your wishes now and help to ease the burden on your loved ones.

Frequent questions
Frequent Questions

A collection of answers to questions that people often have when arranging for a funeral.

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