Byrd Memorial Company, Inc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q - How much does a cemetery memorial cost??

A - A small flat memorial can be purchased for as little as $200.00 .

Q -
How long does it take to make and set a memorial?

A - Standard or traditional monuments take 6-8 weeks.  Customized
       or special order memorials can take 3 to 4 months.

Q - What is the average cost for a two person, upright memorial in
       Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri?

A - Our companion memorials range from $800.00 up to $20,000.00.
       Most families though spend between $1,400.00 and $6,000.00 on
       average 90% of the time.

Q - We like the very detailed pictures on the black stones.  How is this
       done, how much does it cost and can we do it on another color of

A - These are 'etchings' and are done with a laser.  We achieve photo quality
       results.  Laser etching is very affordable and a good way to personalize
       your loved ones memorial.  Cost range from $80.00 to $500.00 depending
       on the area etched.  We only recommend etching on shangxi jet black
       granite because of its consistantly high contrast, but other stones can be
       etched (call for more info).  We ship our laser etching all over the midwest!
       We do laser work for many other monument companies, funeral homes and

Q - I live an hour away from your closest location and I don't drive.  Will you
       send a representative to my home to help me with the process of purchasing
       a memorial.

A - Yes!  Also, we do a lot now by email if it's available to you.

Q - The cemetery has told me I have to purchase my memorial through them or
       they won't take care of it, etc.  Is this right?

A - NO!  It is very much illegal !!  You and your family have the right to purchase
       a family memorial from anyone you like and have them install it on your
       property.  If you encounter any high pressure sales tactics or a number of
       high fee's or permits do yourself a favor and leave.  Go to a qualified MBNA
       dealer.  You have numerous rights under Federal Comsumer Protection Laws
       against these shady practices.  Call us with any questions.

Byrd Memorial Co., Inc.
219 Commercial St., Atchison, Kansas 66002
(913)367-0103 Toll Free (888) 830-7625

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