Mack & Payne Athens Funeral Home


We understand that saying goodbye to loved ones is challenging.  The Mack & Payne family Athens Funeral Home can lend a hand when during these difficult times. Shane Blackwell is the 3rd-generation owner continuing the rich legacy of high-quality funeral service. 



The Athens Funeral Home of Mack & Payne honors the lives of your love ones

Preparing the final arrangements to say goodbye to our loved ones is full of challenges and questions. Thus, at Mack & Payne, we guarantee an atmosphere of compassionate guidance while respecting your personal choices.

We are here to help your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of your loved one. Therefore, we have individualized funeral services designed to meet the needs of each family’s situation.

We became a part of the Athens family over 100 years ago. A century of tradition and commitment to walk by your side during difficult moments precedes us. Therefore, when it comes to choosing an Athens funeral home, Mack & Payne is here to hold your hand during this unfamiliar and difficult experience.

Your ceremony can be anything you wish it to be. For instance, it may be simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. We understand that this is the last expression of love that a family can give their loved ones. Hence, no matter how it’s tailored, we can deliver a meaningful ceremony to satisfy your desires. This is a sacred time that leaves a lasting impression on our hearts and minds.

At Mack & Payne Athens Funeral Home we welcome all traditions

Every society has a different method of memorializing their dead. Likewise, every family has a particular way of celebrating special moments together. Because of the importance of these rituals, is that we help you design a unique, personal ceremony that reflects the emotional and spiritual needs of your family and your friends.

Furthermore, we realize that you must be experiencing emotions that you hadn’t felt before. As a result, your grief can feel like too much to bear. Our team of professional counselors can help you cope with the pain and grief that, in time, can renew you and allow you to move on.

Finally, we want to thank you for visiting our website and hope that we can be there for you and your family as well.

The Funeral Services that we provide


Planning is easy. You can count on us to help to guide you through this process. Therefore, We can assist in creating a plan for your funeral services according to your needs and preferences. 

Arrangements & Funeral Services

The logistical challenges that come with a funeral are some of the most difficult trials to overcome. Allow us to provide you with the peace of mind you need during these difficult moments. 

Burial & Cremation

When it comes to deciding whether to have a burial or a cremation, we take into consideration your personal beliefs, religion, preferences, and budget. Let us be there for you.

Grief & Healing 

Finally, among our funeral services, you count on the professional team of counselors in our family. You don’t need to walk alone during these difficult times. Healing is vital in our community. 

Here to help you!


WE UNDERSTAND every person is unique and each family situation is different. The Mack & Payne Athens Funeral Home is here to meet your unique needs.

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