Smith & Kernke Funeral Directors
14624 N. May Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73134

1401 Northwest 23rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Two locations to serve Central Oklahoma

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Whether it is the landmark location at 1401 Northwest Twenty-Third Street or the new funeral home on North May Avenue, Smith & Kernke is available to serve you with two conveniently located facilities. The new north location for Smith & Kernke is equipped with a state-of-the-art crematory as well as tastefull surroundings and comfortable furnishings. Smith & Kernke's historical mission/Spanish colonial syle funeral home, built in 1939, is located on the original Route 66 and is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and has been serving the families of central Oklahoma for over seventy years.

Both locations offer inspiring chapels capable of accommodating approximately 200 persons or can be configured for small, private ceremonies.

State-of-the-art facilities and services

To ensure the highest standards of service, Smith & Kernke maintains its own state-of-the-art crematory. The Smith & Kernke crematory operates under the corporate name of American Society for Dignified Cremations and observes and adheres to the most exacting principles and procedures.

Smith & Kernke is pleased to provide, at no charge or obligation, counseling for those who wish to investigate Prearranged Funeral Plans. These plans are designed for maximum flexibility and convenience and allow one to make many of the decisions necessary before they are needed.

Professional Credentials

Smith & Kernke believes that conducting the final arrangements for a loved one is an awesome responsibility. That's why Smith & Kernke maintains the highest credentials within the industry. As a member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes, the organization is recognized as the leader in the field. Membership in this elite organization is by invitation only.

We are here to help and to serve you. We welcome and appreciate any questions that you might have regarding our services; we may be reached directly at one of our two conveniently located homes, or via email at

Our Pledge

Our family holds the confidence of those we serve as a sacred trust. We promise to appreciate and reverence all faiths, respect all races and nationalities, serve the destitute with equal respect and to honor death without regard to cause. We will provide the finest service in a dignified, responsible manner at a fair price with our total commitment to ease the pain of the loss of a loved one.

The Talk of a Lifetime

Have the Talk of a Lifetime is designed to motivate loved ones of all ages to talk about life, what matters to them and what they value most. When the time comes, this conversation can be translated to plan the most meaningful memorialization. Please click here to watch a three-minute video and download a brochure to help you get started having the talk of a lifetime.


Smith & Kernke's newest venture, Ever Faithful, will always provide a dignified farewell for a beloved pet and companion. Our mission is to provide each family with the highest class of service in their time of need with the utmost sincerity and compassion.

Ever Faithful - (405) 607-0066