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ImageThank you for visiting our site. Please take time to look around. We are here to help you make informed decisions while dealing with the most tragic and sorrowful of events in our lives—the death of a loved one. Through these pages, we will help you deal with legal issues, trauma and grief, veterans' matters, and selection of various funeral home services.

Our web site also presents brief articles covering some of the things we can do while we are still living that will make our own final arrangements much easier on our loved ones, as well as how to proceed when it's time to contact a funeral home. Should you decide to use the services of East Texas Funeral Home, be assured that we will do our very best to give you the most value for the money.

about us

GeorgeEast Texas Funeral Home is owned and operated by Mr. George McGrede and his wife, Wanda. George was born and raised in Longview and graduated from Longview High School in 1962. He graduated from the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1963, and is a Texas licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Mr. McGrede operates several businesses and opened East Texas Funeral Home in 1993. Wanda He also holds a Group I Insurance License and is a licensed amateur radio operator, N5GEM, as well as a licensed pilot (private multiengine instrument).

Wanda is a retired schoolteacher and holds a B.S.,M.E.D. from UT and SFA. She is also a certified paralegal and a graduate of Dallas Fashion Merchandising College. She graduated with honors from Commonwealth Institute of Mortuary Science and is a life member of their Honor Society. She is a Texas licensed Funeral Director and also holds a Group I Insurance License.

See also our qualifications page.

services we provide

  • Complete mortuary service.
  • Embalming.
  • Traditional services in our chapel, a local church, and graveside.
  • Cremation.
  • Receiving remains from another area for local burial.
  • Preparation and transporting of remains to another facility.
  • Insurance sales - this includes not only Pre-Need but also Health, Medicare Supplement, Accident & Disability and Life Insurance.
  • Buying and selling mortuary equipment - check here.
  • Please see the Prices page for more details.

contact us

George and Wanda McGrede
East Texas Funeral Home
412 N. High St.
Longview, Texas 75601
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