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We serve all faiths in the Shreveport & Vivian community and surrounding areas. Our primary
goal is to meet the needs and traditions of your family. At Washington's & Smith's Paradise
Funeral Home, personalized services are fundamental.

*Affordable Funerals to Meet the Needs of Any Family *A Professional Staff * Funeral Arrangements In Your Home *Traditional Chapel or Church Services *Graveside Services*Cremation *Memorial Service *Funeral Pre-Planning *Life Insurance *Accept all insurance policies and pre-needs from any insurance company or funeral home.

Grief Support


Losing someone you love is very painful. After a significant loss, you may experience all kinds of difficult and surprising emotions, such as: shock, anger and guilt. Sometimes it may feel like the sadness will never go away.


While these feelings can be frightening and overwhelming, they are normal reactions to loss. Accepting them as part of the grieving process and allowing yourself to feel what you feel is necessary for healing.


We can be there for you and your family to help you through this process.


Pre-Planning Needs


Provide your family peace of mind during a time of grief. Plan ahead. Don’t leave what you can do today for tomorrow.  Your Pre-planning will be priceless to your loved ones during this time.


Advance planning ensures that your own wishes will be fulfilled and now is the best time to prepare for tomorrow.


We offer convenient payment options to fit any budget. Our funeral director or pre-arrangement counselors can help answer any questions you may have about funeral planning.  Please contact us today for a free consultation.




We would like to take the opportunity to guide you through the entire cremation process. There are many options available for those who choose cremation, and it is not necessary to limit or alter the type of funeral arrangements you select because you have chosen cremation.


Many families include the traditional viewing, visitation and funeral service as a part of the final arrangements, while others decide to have a simpler memorial services.


The staff of Washington's & Smith's Paradise can help you make the decision that is right for you.



Funeral Arrangements

Most of us are not prepared to plan and carry out a funeral ceremony for someone we love and with so much information available, it's hard at times to to focus on what is most important: having a personalized, meaningful funeral that helps families and friends begin the healing process of mourning after the death of someone we love.


We can help provide insights necessary to help you and your family create a meaningful funeral experience that both honors the life of your loved one and starts you on the path to healing from your loss.  Please contact us today for a free consultation.


Graveside Services

The Graveside Service is an extremely important part of the funeral planning of which we can provide.  Our dedicated staff can walk you through what will take place in order to ensure you are fully aware of what to expect.


We will ensure that your loved ones graveside ceremony is conducted in a professional, delicate and memorable manner so as to honor them on this portion of the journey.

Memorial Service

​Gathering with friends and family gives everyone the opportunity to share memories, express emotions, and find comforting support and our memorial service will offer such a platform and opportunity.


We can help you create a unique meaningful ceremony to express the genuine individuality of your loved one.

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