For more than a century, the Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home in Dayton, TN, has compassionately served families from Rhea and surrounding counties.
Robert Jerome (RJ) Coulter established Coulter Mortuary on Market Street in downtown Dayton some 114 years ago--in 1897. Our family has been involved in the operations since Coulter's death in 1939.
On July 26, 1925, Coulter was the funeral director chosen to handle final arrangements for William Jennings Bryan, the lawyer who was probably best known for his role as prosecutor and defense witness in the famous John Scopes Trial. Bryan died in Dayton just days after the trial's end. Bryan was memorialized in our community with a university named after him.
Through the years, Coulter's business legacy of high standards of service to families and compassion for the grieving are the principles we follow today.
Two of RJ Coulter's great-granddaughters oversee daily operations at our full service facility at 1670 Market Street--just up the street from the founder's original location.
Just as RJ Coulter before us, the Coulter-Garrison mission is to meet your family's needs with compassion, understanding, competentcy and total commitment to details that follow the death of a loved one.
Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home would be honored to be chosen by your family to take care of all arrangements--whether unique or traditional.
From transferring your loved one to our facility to transporting your loved one to or from Tennessee to cremation arrangements to graveside services to complete funeral services, you and your family can count on our professional staff.
Our facility is staffed seven days a week and we are reachable 24 hours a day.