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Our Mission Statement

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes are here to provide expert care and guidance during the most traumatic time in someone’s life.  Our goal is to guide, listen and care for those who are mourning.   Our other equally important mission is to provide a meaningful, dignified funeral service for those who place their trust in us and have for almost 40 years in Jackson and almost 80 years in Oak Hill.  We wish to honor a life and do so while being mindful of cost to the family, as our prices will compare with any other funeral home in the area.  In 2012, we remodeled both our Jackson and Oak Hill locations to better suit our families and show them that we care about the facilities in which people pay for. Our goal is to be a very aesthetically modern funeral home, but also maintain a traditional feel to what we do.  Our area of expertise is traditional funerals, graveside services, cremations with services, direct cremations and the prearrangement counseling for these services.  However, we will do our best to model whatever wishes you have to accurately portray the life that your loved one lived.   I would like to thank the families who put their trust in us, call upon us in such difficult and painful times, and allow us to serve you. It truly is a privilege.


-David Gillum and family

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Our Locations



Oak Hill

Important Announcement 


What does this mean for funerals?  There are no restrictions on the numbers of individuals attending funerals and/or visitations.  However, per CDC guidelines and governor recommendations, Ohio funeral homes are required to practice proper social distancing of 6 ft. apart and we all must wear a mask indoors.  If you do not have a mask we will gladly give you one.  If you are experiencing any symptoms, you are asked to please stay home and consult a doctor.   We want to ensure that everyone has proper closure during the grieving process that funerals provide.  With that being said, we do value the health of everyone, especially our older population and those at higher risk, and want to abide by the guidelines.  Our concern is our families and our community; therefore, we want to do our part in practicing funeral and visitation ceremonies safely.  Please reach out to us if you have any questions and/or concerns.   


David Gillum and staff


Updated March, 2021

We are working with FuneralBasics to give you some informative articles to suit whatever needs or questions you may have.  Click the FuneralBasics link above to see more.  If you would like to learn more about planning a funeral or grief support, or have any other questions, please feel free to contact us.