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About O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home

Since 1943 O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home has maintained a progressive approach in adjusting to the changes in our community and in society. We are full service funeral homes, serving all faiths and customs in providing quality service to generations of families. We are prepared to handle any service request your family may have, with openness and understanding. Our attention to detail reflects our commitment to the needs of your family.

The O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home staff is committed to your complete satisfaction. We pride ourselves on the quality of our service and our dedication to the communities we serve. The staff at O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Homes is actively involved in the betterment of our community by supporting many endeavors including the area Chambers of Commerce, the Jackson County Fair Association, youth programs, schools, civic clubs, and our respective churches, just to name a few. We strongly believe that community involvement is essential to helping improve the overall quality of life for everyone.

History of O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home

Mr. Roy T. O’Bryant moved to Jackson County in 1943 and began providing the families of Jackson and George County with both ambulance and funeral service. Eventually Mr. O’Bryant purchased half interest in Fails Funeral Home at which point the name was changed to Jackson County Mortuary. In 1963 he purchased the Taylor home and moved the Pascagoula funeral home to its present location and changed the name to what would become his namesake. Following Mr. O’Bryant’s death in 1984 Mrs. O’Bryant asked long time family friend Jerry O’Keefe to help her family carry on her husband’s legacy. A decision that would ultimately change the name to O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home. Under Mr. O’Keefe’s direction O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home continued to grow. In 1999 O’Bryant-O’Keefe realizing the need to expand in Jackson County opened a second location in the City of Gautier.The traditions that began with Mr. Roy O’Bryant and Mr. Jerry O’Keefe continue today with our current staff. The foundation they laid in the beginning has placed our funeral home in a position to open our third location in Vancleave, MS. We have always served the families of Jackson County but the additional location will allow us to serve them better. We want to grow as the community needs demand.

We are committed to our community with a PROUD PAST and a PROMISING FUTURE.


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