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Honor life. Learn history. Find peace.

From soothing room ambiance to the right musical selections and pleasant fragrances and to our well manicured properties, Henson & Kitchen Mortuary is a place like none other. Visit us, pay respect, celebrate life and take in the environment. We hold community events ranging from healing workshops to funeral home tours.

Our location.

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Tours & Groups

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    Congratulations Dakota Parsons!

    Henson & Kitchen Mortuary Welcomes Dakota J. Parsons As New Funeral Director, Embalmer and Cremation Arranger.

    Dakota was born and raised in Huntington, W.Va. He is a 2013 graduate of Huntington High School. He attended Marshall University and is a graduate of Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, IN. During his time at Mid-America College, Dakota served as an elected officer on student council as well as a member of Pi Sigma Eta Academic Fraternity.

    Dakota joined the Henson & Kitchen Mortuary family in March of 2011 and will now serve as a Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer and Cremation Arranger. He is also a certified Crematory Operator.

    “Dakota continues to demonstrate day in and day out that he is equipped and aligned with our vision to serve our client families and their guests at a high level and in a capacity that exceeds family expectations all while tending to their sensitive needs.” said, Fred Kitchen, owner and Funeral Director.

    Dakota passionately cares for families while investing his life, heart, time and talents in our community and into the families in which we are honored to serve.

    We are honored to have Dakota as part of our family and team.

    Henson & Kitchen Mortuary is located at 6357 E. Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, W.Va. near Barboursville, W.Va.

Events & Ceremonies

Our funeral home plays host to many local community and private events. For your family, we can be a beautiful venue for a gathering for your own special event, or come attend an event that we host.

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