The Sharing of Experience

Read testimonials from people who have planned and experienced services here.

Oftentimes the best way to get a sense of how you’ll feel is to hear directly from families that have held services for loved ones at Marvin C Zanders Funeral Home. We invite you to read and explore a range of testimonials and get the best sense possible of what your experience can be. Please ask us any questions, any time. We want nothing more than to help you through a difficult time with ease, peace and healing.

“With many thanks to you for your kindness. Through our difficult time, your Father the late Marvin Zanders & staff have been so great! We love you all. May God forever continue to bless such awesome people!”

The Smith, Wesley, Bascom & Maxwell Family May 04, 2014

“To: The entire Zanders Staff. I'm so grateful for your thoughtfulness, your kindness, and your generous heart. ”

Dot Monroe & Jefferson Family May 02, 2014

“Even though you didn't have to do it. You did it anyway. And it was appreciated. Thank you to you and your staff. You did a great job. Thank you again. God bless you all. ”

Willie Ruth McGee Jackson & Family May 02, 2014

“I would be remorsed to not thank you and the staff of Zanders. The care that you all showed from start to finish for my mom and family was warm and top-notch! Each person that I came into contact with at Zanders was kind and thoughtful. The service was wonderful and so very well put together. Omar, Monica and the entire Zanders staff are the best of what you all do. ”

The Family of Fannie E. Mitchell May 01, 2014

“May God continue to bless and many blessings to you all. There are no words to say what a beautiful home going you did in preparing my mom. A fantastic job well done. I want to send this card to let all of you know how much I appreciate all that was done. I continue to keep you in prayer and any time I talk to people I let them know - you want a beautiful service done in the loss of a love one - "GO TO ZANDERS". Service so special to the smallest details. Continue to keep our family in prayer and again thank you - Helen Zanders & Staff. ”

The Family of Christine Whitted May 02, 2014

“We, the family of our beloved Michael R. Cunningham, wish to express our sincere appreciation for all of your prayers, warm words of kindness and love during this difficult time. May the lord continue to bless you! We love you!”

The Rudolph's, Cunningham's, Kipp's, Strawter's and Dypon's Family May 02, 2014

“Ms. Zanders, Please thank your staff for the exceptional service and attention to details!! This is why my family continues to come back to you! Please pass this along to your staff/attendants - Their professionalism exceeded our expectations!”

The Family of James Cambridge May 02, 2014

“Dear Helen and Staff, Thank you for your professional and caring service. Everything was outstanding. We were very pleased and thank you from the bottom of our hearts. The family of the late Leonard Dan Chappell. God bless all of you.”

The Chappell Family January 17, 2014

“Helen, Thank you and your staff for the professional service provided during my mothers homegoing service. Words cannot express my sincere gratitude.”

Lawrence Ball & Family January 16, 2014

“It's hard to find the words to express how much we appreciate the love and kindness that you showed us during our time of sorrow. We pray Gods blessings on you always and that he will continue to do his work in your life.”

The Marsh, Sullivan & Baker Family November 21, 2013

“Dear Ms. Zanders: Thanks very much for your professional management of all aspects of the funeral for our beloved mother, Christine McClendon Jones on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Thanks for your care and patience in addressing any last minute changes requested by my family members. Your staff handling the funeral service was very helpful. Their leadership and assistance made the service go very smoothly. I will be please to recommend your business to others who may need your services. ”

The Christine McClendon Jones Family October 28, 2013

“To: Ms. Helen & Staff, Thank you all so much for everything. Our mother was very beautiful. Words can't express how grateful I am. I recommend anyone to use your funeral home. I just want to let you all know how much me & my family appreciated your services. Sincerely yours,”

Ms. McClendon & Family October 25, 2013

“May God continue to bless your hands and your ministry. All of you are a gift from God. Sister Helen, thank you for thinking of me and the love and support you have shown my family in the time we needed it the most. Blessings follow you! ”

The Moore Family September 26, 2013

“Dear Helen Zanders and Entire Staff, Thank you so much for all your prayers and support during our time of bereavement.”

The McCloud Family August 23, 2013

“Dear Helen, Just a note to say thank you for your sensitivity, coupled with your compassion and sympathy, made a sad day easier to bear at Boswell Annon's passing and funeral. The service we received from your staff was excellent, everyone was professional and helpful. You did a superb job with the preparation of the body. We were simply pleased with your services overall. ”

The Family of Boswell Annon August 12, 2013

“Dear Ms. Zanders & Staff, Thank you so much for working with our agency as we made the final life celebration arrangements for baby Aa'Niyah Woods. Your courtesy & compassion combined with professional staff helped us get through a very difficult time! May you be richly blessed for all you do for families in our hours of need! Blessings with Sincere Gratitude, ”

Veraunda Jackson, Esquire August 12, 2013

“Ms. Zanders, Your Kindness is greatly appreciated. Thank you very, very much for what you did for my friend “Linda” and her family. Words cannot express how I feel. However, thank you anyway. May God richly bless you! ”

Billie Ray April 03, 2013

“With Special Thanks to all of you “To know you is to know people who are kind, considerate, and thoughtful. To know you is to be grateful for the special things you do.” For everything you’ve done… for being the special people that you are… thank you so very much. We sincerely thank you all for the patience and professionalism you extended to us. ”

The English Family

“You are a really special person…. Your love of life and of People shines through in so many inspiring ways and if anyone ever deserved the best in life, it would be you. Thanks for everything Love, Ms. Ruby S. Fields ”

The Fields Family

“Ms. Helen, I want to personally thank you for being such a loving and caring person. Although, God came earlier than any of us expected for my niece. You and Your staff assisted my family in sending Courtney to Heaven in style. I appreciate not only your professionalism, but your gratitude and patience with our family during this difficult time. Your dad left some BIG shoes to fill and you are wearing them very well. That is why you are “The People’s Choice.” Be Blessed! Shanqual “Keona” Marshall-Gunn”

Courtney's Family
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