Welcome to Austin & Barnes Funeral Home

We are a full service funeral home since 1954. Centrally located in downtown Boone. We serve Watauga, Avery, Ashe, Caldwell, Wilkes counties in North Carolina, and Johnson County Tennessee.

We have the areas only on-site crematory. At Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory, we offer a wide range of services, including traditional full service funerals, memorial services, celebrations of life, cremation services, monuments, grave markers and mausoleums. In addition to these services we offer advance funeral planning.

Our commitment is to serve our community with care and compassion. We recognize that no two persons are alike, and that a funeral should be as unique as each individual or family we serve. We will assist you in planning services tailored to your specific needs, be it at need, or pre-need. We are committed to serve you 24 hours a day. 

Celebrating 70 Years of Serving Our Community
1953- 2023

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Products & Services

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We offer a wide variety of caskets from the following reputable dealers: Aurora, Batesville, Winston-Salem Casket Company, Thacker Caskets

We offer handmade wood and ceramic cremation urns from various local artisans; as well as brass, pewter, marbelon, and wood from Ambassador Associates, Wilbert, Aurora, Batesville, and October Company.

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We offer full funeral services; memorial services; celebrations of life; cremations – direct or with services; preneed bank and insurance trusts/contracts, graveside services; internment and disinterments and/or reinterments; death date engraving; VA markers; monuments and markers.

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Service Areas

North Carolina: Boone, Blowing Rock, Foscoe, Todd, Deep Gap, Stony Fork, Meat Camp, Zionville, Vilas, Banner Elk, Crossnore, Elk Park, Fleetwood, Jefferson, West Jefferson,  Lenoir, Linville, Newland, North Wilkesboro, Wilkesboro, Valle Crucis, Sugar Grove, Pineola, Hickory

Tennessee: Mountain City, Johnson City,

What Our Families are Saying... 

“was wonderful; he handled each detail with great care and compassion!!”

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Current Services

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About Us

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Veterans Services

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