W hitson Funeral Home was established in 1898 by Jeremiah "Jere" Whitson, located in the basement of Whitson Hardware Store, located on the Cookeville City Square. The building currently being used was built in 1930. This structure was constructed solely for the use as a funeral home. The Whitson family sold the funeral home in the 1950's, and the current owner David Brown along with his father, the late Leo Brown(2006) purchased Whitson Funeral Home and the Baxter Funeral Home Chapel in 1972. It has always and still remains family owned and operated.
Whitson Funeral Home is a full service funeral home, which provides cremation, and all types of funeral services and merchandise. Baxter Funeral Home is a Chapel of Whitson Funeral Home located in Baxter, Tennessee. Whitson and Baxter Funeral Homes have a long and rich history in the Putnam County area.
We are Dedicated to serving our families in their time of need.