About Us

The Breshears Memorial Chapel is owned by Larry and Vicki Breshears. The Brunswick and Mendon funeral homes were purchased from the Jim & Beth Gibson family in April 2011. Prior to the purchase of the local funeral homes Larry worked for the Gibsons for fifteen years, managing the Brunswick and Mendon facilities as well as serving families at the other locations. Larry gained experience in the funeral business from Bill Koch of the Heisel-Koch Funeral Home in Brunswick in the early 80’s and attended Dallas Institute of Funeral Services in 1985 graduating Valedictorian of his class. After graduation Larry worked for the Speaks Funeral Homes in Independence until 1996 when he was offered a position in Brunswick that allowed our family the opportunity to come back home and raise our three children.

Larry and Vicki grew up in Brunswick and graduated from Brunswick High School. Larry’s parents are Harold and Sarah (Woolston) Breshears of Brunswick. Vicki’s parents are Denny and Patricia (Fromm) Meyer of Brunswick. Our children are Abby and Jim Samek of Columbia, MO; Brandon Breshears of Brunswick, and Tyler Breshears of Maryville, MO while attending college.

The families that we serve can be confident that they will receive professionalism and compassion during their time of need. The services that we offer include full traditional funerals, non-traditional funerals, memorial services, cremation arrangements, and monument sales. We will accommodate the wishes of the family to the best of our abilities to help comfort them in the time of their grieving. We pride ourselves in focusing on the details of the arrangements so that everything is carried out according to the wishes of the families we serve.

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207 West Broadway
Brunswick, MO 65236