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FEMA Assistance For Families with Unplanned Funeral Expenses. Individuals can apply for assistance for the reimbursement of COVID-19 Funeral Expenses after Jan. 20, 2020.

Our Story

Our Funeral Home

Since 1880, Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations has paid tribute to the time-honored traditions of our friends in Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties.

We feel serving families is a privilege, and understand that the loss of a loved one is a very personal experience. Members of our staff pride themselves in providing a wide variety of choices to families of all faiths, including personalized memorial services, cremation options and traditional funerals.

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We Celebrate Life

We at Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations believe that the choices you make to celebrate the life of your loved one should be as special as the person they represent. That's why you'll always find our staff ready to go the extra mile to meet your special needs and requests.

Your loved one deserves the highest level of respect and dignity, a trust that we take very seriously. Allow us to be a part of your family when it matters most. Whether you have an immediate need for our services or you wish to begin pre-planning a funeral arrangement for you or someone you love, call us. We will be proud to serve you.

Of the many arrangements made after losing a loved one, the first is the selection of a funeral home. The staff of Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations can create a beautiful tribute and provide guidance and suggestions on the many decisions made when planning a funeral, cremation, memorial, celebration of life, and/or burial service.

Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations will help arrange:

  • Traditional Funerals & Burials

  • Traditional Cremation Services

  • Memorial Services / Celebration of Life

  • Church or Chapel Services

  • Graveside Services

  • Immediate Burials / Simple Cremations

  • Burial Casket and/or Vault

  • Cremation Casket and/or Alternative Container

  • Urn and/or Urn Vault

  • Keepsake & Remembrance Jewelry

  • Personalized Mementos

  • Online Guestbooks

  • Photo Tribute Videos

  • Memorial Stationery

  • Scattering at Sea

  • Outbound Transportation Services

  • Inbound Transportation Services

  • Advanced Planning

Our Service Areas

Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations is honored to serve the great communities of New Bern, Bridgeton, Trent Woods, James City, Fairfield Harbour, River Bend, Ernul, Cove City, Trenton, Pollocksville, Havelock, Oriental, Carolina Pines, Carolina Colours, Taberna, Reelsboro, Grantsboro, Arapahoe, Bayboro, Fort Barnwell and Tucker Creek.