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Northport Funeral & Cremation

Welcome to Tuscaloosa’s 21st Century Funeral Service. Northport Funeral & Cremation Service has become a beacon light of comfort, commitment and continued relations to many families within the Tuscaloosa County and surrounding communities.

Since our inception in August 1998, we have become Tuscaloosa’s most progressive funeral establishment. We are known to be distinctive, dedicated, diligent and dignified as we offer many amenities to our families. We service all burial policies; insured pre-need arrangements; affordable pricing; cremation service; a 200 seat chapel; video and photography service; limousine service and video tributes that display your loved one’s photos that are synchronized to music.


Charles Sherrod, Ricky & Dr. Janet Sherrod have been providing the best death care services to West Alabama families in the worst of times. What began as A-1 Direct Casket Sales, Inc. has now grown into a full service funeral home, Northport Funeral & Cremation Service.

NFCS was founded, and today owned by Charles Sherrod, Ricky & Dr. Janet Sherrod. We are a local family owned and operated company headquartered in Northport, Alabama. We are still a global provider of funeral and cremation merchandise; and now, complete services to the public at affordable prices.

NFCS eliminates the anxiety of the traditional funeral experience. We offer a comprehensive range of products and services, specifically related to the funeral service industry. Families can save time and money by choosing products and services from the comfort and privacy of their home or by visiting our one-stop location. We believe that final care should never be a tremendous financial burden.

Visit us at 5404 Watermelon Road, Northport, Alabama. Our team will be honored to assist you in your time of need.

If at any time you have any questions, please contact us at (205) 750-3140.


You can remember the happy and fun moments that you have shared with your loved one.
We are DISTINCTIVE in honoring the life, talent and personality of your loved one. We offer special tributes that will convey a life-time memorial to bereaved family and friends as you remember your loved ones personal touch in life.

We are DEDICATED to a lasting relationship with our families by offering total quality service, maintaining confidentiality and respect for the deceased. We also offer a holiday memorial service each year in December to honor the memory of your loved one. Our families come together with your family to offer a service of moral support, prayer, motivating music, spiritual encouragement and a beautiful holiday up-lift.


We are DILIGENT in caring for the remains of your loved one. We offer the finest in quality service and professionalism with a commitment to excellence in loving care. We offer the finest caskets, vaults, cremation urns, monuments, bronze markers and beautiful floral arrangements are available.

We are DIGNIFIED in our appearance, reputation and our quality of service. We offer the latest model Cadillac fleet of hearses and limousine. We also offer to our families the comfort of knowing that their loved one will be taken care of and handled with that personal touch that only we can offer.

Reaching out to our families and to our communities, we still offer our same tradition of excellence in quality service to you and your loved one. Our motto still stands strong: “Preserving Your Legacy Is Our Legacy.”

Sincerely Yours,

Charles Sherrod, Ricky & Dr. Janet Sherrod - Founders


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