Muskogee, Oklahoma

Muskogee Cremation Services

Muskogee Cremation Services

1325 N York St
Muskogee, OK 74403
(918) 683-1700
Muskogee Cremation Services, Funeral Homes, Services, Muskogee, Oklahoma

Making final arrangements after the passing of a loved one is an emotionally difficult task. Offering compassionate funeral and memorial service planning in Muskogee and Wagoner, OK, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory will relieve you and your family of any added stress during this time. This family-owned funeral home has decades of experience making funeral arrangements that celebrate the life of the deceased in a unique and meaningful way.

Over their many years of service, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory has built a reputation based on trustworthy, compassionate, and personalized care. Their detail-oriented memorial and funeral arrangements cover every aspect of the process, from helping you choose a casket to deciding on memorial gifts. These professionals are fully dedicated to helping you and your loved ones through every step of planning and grieving. In addition to memorial, cremation, and funeral planning, this funeral home also provides grief support so you know you are never alone.

Whatever you call on them for, the professionals at Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory will go above and beyond to give you the thoughtful care you need following the death of a loved one. With funeral home locations in Muskogee and Wagoner, OK, they serve families in Eastern Oklahoma, Western Arkansas, and North Texas. Visit their website to find out more about how they can help you. You can also reach their Wagoner location directly by calling (918) 485-9525, or their Muskogee location at (918) 682-1700.  A member of their friendly team will be happy to speak with you about your needs.

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A Helpful Guide to Processing Grief, Muskogee, Oklahoma
Grief is a natural outcome of losing someone you hold dear. However, navigating the grieving process is never easy, and for some, it can be a challenge to get back to daily life and ...read more
How a Funeral Can Ease the Grieving Process, Muskogee, Oklahoma
The loss of a loved one is never easy, and it’s crucial to take the time to acknowledge your grief in the days and months that follow. A funeral moves the healing process f...read more
A Brief Guide to Talking to Your Child About Death, Muskogee, Oklahoma
For many parents, talking about death with their children is one of the most difficult conversations. When a loved one passes away, the conversation becomes even more challengin...read more
Burial Verses Cremation, Muskogee, Oklahoma
Burial verses cremation.... for decades, those two words have been a struggle between many, not only for those in funeral service but also for those families who had the opportunity ...read more
Life Celebrant Ceremonies, Muskogee, Oklahoma
Life Celebrant Services At Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory we are very grateful to have our very own on staff life celebrant. You might ask yourself what does a life celebrant ...read more
Losing a loved one is difficult, and during their memorial service, it’s important to properly commemorate and celebrate their life. However, it can be difficult to come up with idea...read more
Know Your Options Not very long ago it was standard practice that the majority of Americans who died were embalmed and buried in a cemetery all accompanied with a wonderful ceremony...read more
God Loves Me I know the title seems a little selfish but I promise the article is not. For a long time after I realized that God was real I wondered if He loved me. Not only that, I...read more
American Idol-Chapter 2 “If my people who are called by my name, shall humble themselves, pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, them I will hear from heaven, and wi...read more
The Giving of Flowers So often I hear people make the comment that flowers are a waste and when they die they don’t want any money spent on flowers. Which brought to light this arti...read more
From anger to depression and guilt, people are flooded with various emotions when loved ones die. Grieving can be mentally and physically exhausting, which leaves some feeling too dr...read more
God’s Forgiveness Have you ever gone through life trying your hardest to do the best you could only to discover every time you turn around you continue to fall into temptation? Know...read more
Many people let their own wellness fall by the wayside when they’re caring for an ill loved one or grieving someone’s passing. If you’re struggling to take care of yourself duri...read more
Coping with Depression The majority of all people experience depression sometime in their lives. Some experience depression more often then others. While you might think that experi...read more
American Idols Chapter 1 As I sit writing this chapter I look around our world and especially our nation and wonder how much longer God will have mercy on us. America has been so d...read more
Cremation and burial are typically the options people consider when they’re planning a funeral today. However, there were several other ceremonies that were carried out in the p...read more
American Idols Introduction Before I begin the introduction to this book I first must dedicate it to our daughter Caitlyn Grace Shipman. This book never would have been possible if...read more
Jason and I are excited to share that we will be releasing one chapter at a time of our new book titled “American Idols” beginning at the end of February. After many prayers we feel ...read more
For a child, the concept of death can be hard to comprehend. That’s why it’s important for parents to broach the subject of death carefully, and Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory ...read more
The funeral planning process is always difficult, and that extends to those who choose to pre-plan for themselves. As hard as it may be to think about these final steps in advance, t...read more
Overcoming Drug Addiction So many people today struggle from being addicted to drugs especially the younger generation. When you battle with drug addiction whether it be from street...read more
Shipman Family Mission Our mission as a family is to walk out the plans that God has for each one of our lives. Which leads us to one of our biggest missions which is taking care of...read more
Praise His Name              When we are faced with trials that seem to make us feel like we have been defeated it’...read more
After a loved one passes away, it may be hard for the family to keep certain traditions going. When the time feels right, there are numerous ways to continue celebrating special even...read more
Surrendering to God When we surrender to God we allow God to use us wherever He needs us to be. A scripture that came to my mind as I was preparing to write this article was. The ha...read more
God’s Not Picking On You Have you ever found yourself in one situation after another that just honestly isn’t pleasant? And just when you finally think that you’ve got the waves slo...read more
The Moment I First Believed When you step back and look at the world you can’t help but ask yourself “What went wrong?” But the answer is, us God’s children have fallen away from Hi...read more
Our Family and Life It’s very common that I am asked what is it liked to be married to a funeral director and how does Jason and I cope with working in the ministry where we deal wi...read more
Stealing from God I understand this is not a very fun article or part of our lives to talk about but believe it or not it happens. Stealing doesn’t mean just money which is a sin bu...read more
Power of Prayer   Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you feel like your hands are tied and you have no hope? If so, be assured that you are not alone. A large p...read more
Did you know that if you are a Native American and have your tribal cards you might qualify for burial assistance. At Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory we specialize in helping ea...read more
Losing a loved one is never easy, and it can be even more difficult to navigate your grief and emotions when you’re responsible for planning the funeral. While it may seem near impos...read more
We are very grateful to serve our Veterans who have fought for our nation. At Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory we specialize in helping our Veterans receive the benefits they des...read more
Contact us today at Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory and find out how you can save money but preparing and setting up your final wishes today. One of the best gifts any of us ca...read more
God’s Protection Do you ever find yourself questioning if God really is with you and working on your side? Well for me I have and there was a season of my life I questioned Him ever...read more
Releasing Grief With the holidays here, many are already experiencing the loneliness that comes with grief this time of the year. It seems even though you try hard to have happy day...read more
What Is a Life Celebrant? A Life Celebrant is someone who is trained and certified to honor in a very unique way the lives of those who have passed on to eternity. Incorporating th...read more
For those who have lost a loved one, the holidays can be a difficult time of the year. As others come together with their loved ones and you’re surrounded by their joy, you may ...read more
Funerals have played an important role in cultures around the world for thousands of years. They’re a respectful and heartfelt custom to celebrate the life of a friend or loved one, ...read more
The way a body is processed can be one of the hardest decisions for a family to make when a death occurs. But, as Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory explains, carefully considering...read more
Losing a loved one is challenging, regardless of age or preparation. While managing your grief, it may seem overwhelming to plan a funeral service. With the help of compassionat...read more
Many don’t want to burden their loved ones by leaving them with extensive debts for their funeral arrangements, which is why funeral pre-planning services are so popular. Shipman Fun...read more
  Let us turn your cherished memories into treasure... A masterpiece drawn by the hands of your precious child, or a simple handwritten "I love you" in the actual handwriting...read more
After you have passed, family members and friends will spend much of their time dealing with grief and honoring your memory. However, there comes a time when the funeral mu...read more
Since cremation is a natural, economical alternative to traditional burials, more and more people are looking for crematories in their area that can help with an upcoming funeral. Un...read more
Planning a funeral is an extremely difficult experience, requiring you to make crucial decisions while dealing with the intense emotions of a loved one’s loss. An experienced, compas...read more
One of the biggest dilemmas people face while creating their end-of-life plan is whether they choose cremation or burial. Each option has unique factors, but recently increasing...read more
While it’s not easy, speaking to your parents about funeral planning is one of the most beneficial things you can do for them. Being proactive will ensure their final wishe...read more
After a loved one passes, you and your family will be tasked with funeral planning while dealing with your grief. Residents in Muskogee and Wagoner, OK, depend on Shipman F...read more
Though thinking about end-of-life preparations can be uncomfortable, there is some solace in knowing that you’re doing the right thing for your family. By creating documentation that...read more
Even when the circumstances lead you to expect it, planning a funeral is never easy. The logistics are as complex as any major event, and when compounded with the emotional demands, ...read more
Few things are as difficult as planning memorial services. While grieving the loss of a loved one, you’re also deciding whether you should choose a traditional burial or an effi...read more
For many families searching for the best way to honor their loved one, cremations are an ideal option. At Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory in Wagoner, OK, their experienced funer...read more
Jason and I are excited to announce with the help of many others in the Wagoner and surrounding communities we will be holding our first “Rocks of Faith” sale. It will begin at 11:00...read more
Planning a funeral allows your family to get closure by honoring the life of a loved one who’s passed. And if you or your loved one had an appreciation for nature, consider speaking ...read more
Share Your Love, It’s been almost a year since I walked into the Yorkshire Village in Wagoner, Oklahoma to give a presentation on our Be Remembered program to the seniors. Never in ...read more
Funeral Director God looked down after creating man and knew that one day He would call His child back home to be with Him again. So, God looked and said, “I need someone who is wi...read more
Funeral planning is difficult enough without factoring in the expenses. An experienced funeral director, such as those at Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory in Wagoner, O...read more
Financial End of Life Assistance The unexpected shock of death not only is difficult emotionally but also financially. For many of us it’s a blessing to make it from ...read more
After the death of a loved one, planning a funeral is the last thing most people want to do—it adds additional stress to an already daunting situation. Selecting a funeral ...read more
When a loved one passes away unexpectedly, one of the first things you may wonder is when to contact a funeral home to start making preparations for the service. How long is it ...read more
You don’t have to work at a funeral home to appreciate the importance of proper funeral etiquette. When memorializing a loved one, people are expected to act and dress with a certain...read more
Shipman’s Care Team    The Shipman family at our Wagoner and Muskogee Funeral Homes are blessed to have a great Care Team. Our care team members help families in the...read more
While it's important to follow through with the wishes of the dearly departed, the steps you and your family should take following a cremation may not be immediately apparent. C...read more
Beauty In Dying For years it has been the hardest subject to talk about, the one destiny that we all must face at some point of our lives. Every day we are all one day closer to rea...read more
The Shipman family wishes everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July! Love, Jason, Anita, Ryan & Addison Shipman read more
With July here that means the back to school hustle and bustle for parents is just right around the corner. Which can add extra expenses for school supplies to the family. So to help...read more
It's our belief at Shipman Funeral Home that everyone's life should be celebrated and honored for who they were. Our family is grateful to announce our new themed celebration of life...read more
Losing a loved one brings about heartache you can never get used to. As difficult as it is for adults to manage grief, these times of loss can be particularly confusing for a young c...read more
Funerals are often tense and emotional times, therefore, people are usually unsure of the protocol and etiquette for this event. Too often, not knowing what to say or do, people will...read more
While thinking about your funeral and death can feel macabre, it’s a reminder there are crucial affairs that should be in order before you pass. They cover a variety of topics, ...read more
Funeral planning is never an easy task. There are details to finalize, family members to contact, and burial arrangements to be made, all while grieving the loss of a loved one. If y...read more
Road to Recovery-Part Three As the journey from Oregon to Oklahoma continued and we took a drive down the coastal highway I began to realize who I truly am. My identity of who I am ...read more
Whether you are struggling with an ongoing illness or you being proactive with your end-of-life planning, you might be looking for ways to talk with your family members about your fi...read more
Donate a Flag, Honor a Veteran:   When your flags become aged and worn, when they are no longer worthy to be displayed, please bring them to us.   With the approval of ...read more
Donate a Flag, Honor a Veteran:   When your flags become aged and worn, when they are no longer worthy to be displayed, please bring them to us.   With the approval of ...read more
Road to Recovery-Part Two (Dedicated to My Dad-David Toon) The next morning after we awoke in Oakridge, Oregon I was ready to take Jason and the kids down the street where I lived a...read more
"There are never adequate words to express our gratitude to all who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Today, we remember the price that was paid by so many. We remember you. We honor...read more
With the airplane tickets purchased and the rent a car scheduled we were ready to set off as a family to discover the inner us. For me this was important I have struggled all of my l...read more
Join us Wednesday, May 17th at 7:00 p.m., located at the Wagoner Church of God for a FREE Wellness class with Amazon’s Best Selling Author of the book Quest For Wellness Dr. Mark She...read more
Why I Started Planning For My Funeral In My 20’s   The past 8.5 years I have spent as a full time missionary. I travel the world multiple times each year and am often away fro...read more
Memorial Day is just right around the corner. Come into Shipman Funeral Home office located at 2809 S. Hwy 69 or our Muskogee location at 1325 N. York to get details on our...read more
How to Help A Grieving Friend:   The majority of us have gone through a season of grief personally. The loss of a friend or loved one can be unbearable and extremely difficult...read more
Why I Married A Funeral Director I have been asked several times over the past eighteen years of being married to the local funeral director Jason Shipman how we met and what brough...read more
Jamie Lynn Sivak Born in LaGrange, Illinois, Jamie Lynn spent most of her early years moving throughout the US. in 2000, her family finally settled in Wagoner, Oklahoma. As a teenag...read more
Keepsakes That Tell Stories. The simple touch of a Thumbie evokes warm memories of the people we love. The uniqueness of each individual's fingerprints means that each Thumbie keeps...read more
The ECO Sphere Collection, is the perfect eco-friendly choice, allowing families to bury their loved ones in a natural way. Hand-crafted and biodegradable, the ECO Sphere Collection ...read more
Shipman Farm Life As many of you might know that Jason and I over a year ago purchased a farm in Hulbert, Oklahoma. This was the first experience our family has had living...read more
When a loved one passes away, there are a lot of decisions to be made. Unfortunately, depending on relationships between kin and your loved one’s will, there can be complications. Th...read more
David Leo Compton, lovingly known as "Pops", passed this life on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the age of 78, at St. John Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born May 15, 1938, to Bur...read more
Why would I plan my own funeral, when I don't plan on dying anytime soon? - This is the main question funeral directors hear when asking people to pre-plan. By pre-planning your fu...read more
Please join us for the Yorkshire Village bake sale on April 8, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The money that is raised will be used to give the residents at the retirement home...read more
Celebrating Your Life Now           Life is important, it’s one of the most wonderful gifts we will ever receive. One of the best ...read more
The passing of a loved one is one of the most difficult things a person will go through; not to mention the additional stress of planning the memorial itself. Implementing plans for ...read more
The Shipman family is excited to announce our new team member Cori North for our Muskogee funeral home Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service. She was born and raised in ...read more
If you’ve chosen to have a closed casket funeral for a loved one, your thoughts may have turned to selecting pallbearers. This is someone who will help carry the coffin from the fune...read more
Just as modern life changes with emerging technology and a new generation’s values, funeral customs evolve with it. This means more opportunities for families to plan a funeral servi...read more
The Different Options When Choosing Cremation When someone transitions over to eternity their loved ones are left with one of the toughest decisions in life. How do you choose betwe...read more
The Last Party As time has gone by tradition and religious views have sneaked into how people celebrate their lives at the end of their journey here on earth. So often people attend...read more
“The Box” A funeral director’s wife acknowledging love after loss The truth about preparing for your celebration of life service, funeral, cremation or whatever title you want to pu...read more
Even with all the advantages funeral pre-planning offers, having a meaningful discussion about it with your loved ones can still be a challenge. Fortunately, the experienced fun...read more
At Shipman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, we believe a funeral isn’t simply a time to mourn. It’s also an opportunity to celebrate your loved one’s unique life.  That’s ...read more
At Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory in Wagoner, OK, they help clients plan wonderful memorial services to honor the deceased. If you recently lost a loved one and you’re looking ...read more
With so many ways to honor the dearly departed, it helps to work with a professional who can guide you through your options. When residents in Wagoner a...read more
Grieving the passing of a loved one can become more emotionally overwhelming if one has been tasked with arranging the funeral service, as well. Planning the service doesn’t have to ...read more
Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory in Wagoner is excited about expanding our team. Here are some of the qualifications we are looking for: 1. Great with the public 2. Excel...read more
This morning as I was driving into work the thought came to my mind “what would I do if I my husband was called home to Heaven today?” What if I received the unthinkable news? Would ...read more
Our lives our full of memories and stories that need to be shared to inspire and help others. We might not realize it but our testimony in what we have experienced in life will help ...read more
One way to find solace after losing a loved one is to remember them in a heartfelt manner. Thoughtful cremation keepsakes from Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory allow yo...read more
Mr.Funeral Director, when my time comes and God calls my spirit and soul home. All I ask are for the requests below. When you enter the room where my body once had life please comfor...read more
Funeral and memorial service are terms that are often used interchangeably despite a few key differences between the two. Both honor the life of loved one who has passed, howeve...read more
As I began my morning routine spending time with God I began to question certain areas of my life. One area being my family’s financial prosperity with Christmas just less than a wee...read more
In life we all have many wonderful moments that we enjoy celebrating that starts from birth. For example graduations, weddings, birthdays, children or grandchildren be...read more
Death is a part of life, but that fact doesn’t prepare you any better for an inevitable loss. As you’re processing a loved one’s death, you often have the additional worry of discuss...read more
Recently I observed an encounter that dramatically impacted my life. The scene, between my wife and her mother, took place in a retirement home near Dallas, TX. As I describe this ev...read more
One fact that remains certain in life is that no matter who we are we will all face the day that we will have to leave earth and enter into eternity.  So what's our legacy going...read more
When we think about the idea and experience the reality of death, we normally think of emotions such as anger and even guilt. Thereafter, we deal with a crisis of a lost relationship...read more
It’s never easy to face the loss of someone who is close to your heart and especially during the holidays. With Thanksgiving gone and Christmas near the loneliness almost seems ...read more
When we go through grief we experience many different emotions. We might experience joy, sadness, depression, anxiety and even fear. Everyone is different but almost all of us will e...read more
When a loved one passes away, it can be difficult to decide on whether or not to host a viewing before burial or cremation. During the delicate and painful process of griev...read more
Everyone grieves differently, and there is no way to predict just how much a loss is going to hurt until you experience it. The compassionate staff and caring funeral director at Shi...read more
At a young age most of us start to dream of what were going to be when we grow up and get out of school. For some they dream of being a police officer, fireman, dentist and for ...read more
Visit our website and check out our online catalog at www.shipmanfuneralhomes.com or come into the office and select from a variety of keepsake cremation jewelry and receive 5 percen...read more
Making decisions regarding memorial preparations during a time of grief can be extremely difficult. But when dealing with the loss of a loved one, each choice is still important, par...read more
After choosing cremation, a family has many decisions to make.  There are many ceremonial options available: choose a cemetery for a permanent resting place or create a per...read more
Grief is a very difficult road to travel especially if you feel like you are traveling it alone. It’s always good to be involved in groups that can help support and encourage you. Bu...read more
Shipman Funeral Home-Crematory & Pre Arrangement Center is Presenting a Life Saving Initiative to the Area. Download the Vital Ice app and plug in the code 9525 to download for ...read more
Please help us as winter approaches to keep families warm during the winter season.  You can drop the blankets off from 9:00 to 5:00 at our Wagoner or Muskogee locations from Oc...read more
In life we are touched by the special moments that take place. Let us help you to cherish those moments with one of our custom silver keepsakes. The keepsakes start at 129.99 for sil...read more
In life we are faced with many important decisions from the moment were born up until we pass on to eternity. No matter your faith or what you believe in at the end of our lives we a...read more
It’s important to plan for the events that take place in our lives and sometimes we are unable to prepare and have to handle them as they come. At Shipman Funeral Home & Cremator...read more
A funeral service should reflect each person’s unique life journey. With a few extra steps, you can make your loved one’s funeral as unique as they were. Shipman Funeral Home &a...read more
No one really knows what the future holds, and that's one of the key arguments for pre-planning your own funeral or cremation services. There are many factors that go into the planni...read more
Our family understands that not everyone is the same. We also understand that with us having differences that our final wishes in life are also different. That is why we are grateful...read more
Over the years we have received numerous phone calls inquiring about the price in which we charge for cremation at our facilities. Often people seem either shocked or curious as to w...read more
One of the most unique parts of our lives is how we all have our own unique fingerprints. Call today to receive 10 percent off of your order when you order two or more keepsakes. Let...read more
Join us as Drs. Mark and Michele educate us on the underlying cause of sickness and disease. read more