Brown-Alkire Funeral Home

309 E Washington Street
Hoopeston, Illinois 60942
Vermilion County
(217) 283-5128

Check with Brown-Alkire Funeral Home about which type of funeral services and products the funeral home, mortuary or memorial chapel provide at their Hoopeston, Illinois location.

Contact the Brown-Alkire Funeral Home Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. Call the Funeral Director at (217) 283-5128.

If there is a religious preference, make sure that Brown-Alkire Funeral Home can accommodate your religious practices before, during and after the funeral ceremony and at any graveside service.



The Brown-Alkire Funeral Home is one of the funeral homes in Hoopeston, Illinois. Listed below are other funeral homes, memorial chapels, mortuaries, and funeral service providers in Hoopeston, Illinois and Vermilion County.

Hoopeston, Illinois Obituaries and News
William Foster October 25, 2015

William Foster, 88, of Armstrong died at 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, at Country Health Care & Rehab, Gifford. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Brown-Alkire Funeral Home, 309 E. Washington St., Hoopeston. (Rantoul Press)

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Longtime local funeral home director sells business October 21, 2013

Alkire, who has owned and operated the Brown-Alkire Funeral Home in Hoopeston for more than 35 years, recently sold the funeral home to Matt Blurton, owner of Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Homes in Hoopeston and Potomac. The funeral home had its start in 1901 when ... (Newsbug Information)

Lois C. McConnell December 12, 2012

Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Brown-Alkire Funeral Home, 309 E. Washington St., Hoopeston. Funeral services ... and was an avid Cubs fan and Illinois basketball fan. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy ... (Paxton Record)

H. Dale Brown September 29, 2012

... he became a partner with Robert Alkire in the Brown-Alkire Funeral Home in Hoopeston, where he remained until his retirement in 1997. Dale was a licensed Funeral Director in the State of Illinois for over 50 years. His compassion and dedication to ... (The News-Gazette)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Darien, Illinois
Be very careful with this funeral home. They may lack honesty, and or diligence. A year ago we lost a parent/In-Law. We used Modell because the parent's spouse was handled through them. During the arrangements ,with the owners daughter, we informed her that the Parent had changed it's mind, and instead of the full burial package, the Parent had previously decided on, the parent wanted Cremation, and a Memorial service at our Church. The Pastor had become a good friend. The Daughter worked with us on the Urn, cards and the arrangements of the remains. Yet, it appeared to us that she became preoccupied with other matters and wanted to give us over to someone else as soon as she could. On later reflection we questioned ourselves on her leaving us was due to the amount of money we were not spending. Months passed as I went through boxes of the parent's records, gotten food poisoning, and spent weeks sipping Broth and sleeping. As we did not pay in full immediately Modell put the account into collection. While recovering I spent an hour in the morning and another in the afternoon back in the boxes. Discovering, in a bundle of old Bank records, a Customer's copy of a Forethought Funeral Insurance policy written by Modell Funeral Home. I contacted Modell and the daughter answered. I told her what I had discovered, and her immediate response was how glad she was that she was not the person to have handled this. How that person should have checked the records. (She must have been doing something else when she spent over ten minutes checking, or she did find the records?, we do not know). She then asked to take care of the matter for us, for which I declined, having no confidence or trust in her or them. The story continues but the above is the essentials. I still question myself on whether or not she was diligent, or if she had found the policy. Did she have a lack of memory in handling us, or was she trying to cover herself. Did she put us in collection to further gain funds and cover themselves? What was nice, was that in the final meeting she never gave us or offer us any credit for there lack of service, Professional to the end. Oh, I forgot they messed up the cards.
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Savoy, Illinois
I would so like to make a donation in honour of my friend who passed away two days ago; however, all that is possible is thye purchase of flowers - how very disappointing
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Harvey, Illinois
To Valencia and Terrance Moore and family, Our family extend our deepest condolences to you all. We know this is a difficult time for you, but have hope and faith in the beautiful promise OUR CREATOR has given to us. Revelations 21:3,4
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Eureka, Illinois
My friend wanted a simple no frills send off. Well I suppose that is exactly what she recieved. Parked in a corner of the basement (as in concret floor, pipes and crummy walls). She was a beautiful woman that could at times be excentric in her style. You would never have guessed that by the plane sheet that covered her. The array of headstones that were in the other corner were a nice touch, all that was missing were some spiderwebs and an errie tape in the back ground. There was not even a place to pray! I know that money plays a part, and that some people want simple but this was disrespectful. If they would donate a corner for the poor I would be willing to decorate it in memory of my friend, so no one elses family has to say good bye in such deplorable conditions.
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Dwight, Illinois
I tried to leave a condolence message for the Bennington family, but could only find where I could leave a card for $6.90. I will try later, but was disappointed that I couldn't since we will be out of town for the service.
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