Fanning Funeral Home was established in 1931 by James P. and Gertrude Fanning. It has continued as a family owned and operated business ever since. Serving McDowell County and the surrounding area in West Virginia for over 80 years, we are committed to providing quality, compassionate care to every family. All of our establishments are easily handicapped accessible with highly trained personnel to serve you.

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Why choose our funeral home?

Fanning Funeral Home is dedicated to providing personalized, professional, and compassionate services to your family. Our goal is to lessen the burden on your family so that you can focus on celebrating your loved one's life and beginning your grief journey. Hear what other families have said about our services and get to know our experienced staff.

How We Can Help


Personalized Services

We’re here to help you create a service that is truly unique to you or your loved one.
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Celebrating Loved Ones

We offer a variety of service options to honor a life no matter their preferences, religion, or budget.
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Caring Staff

Helping your family through difficult times is not our job, it’s our calling. We're committed to providing support and compassion.
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Honoring Veterans

We’re proud to do our part in honoring those who have sacrificed so much for our country.
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Fanning Funeral Homes - Welch
Phone: (304) 436-4169
19816 Coal Heritage Road
Welch, WV 24801

Fanning Funeral Homes - Iaeger
Phone: (304) 938-5331
4299 Coal Heritage Road
Iaeger, WV 24844

Fanning Funeral Homes - War
Phone: (304) 875-4800
11950 Main Street
War, WV 24892

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