Our Story

Learn our story, from the beginning and into the future.

Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses has been part of the community since 1901. The original name was Roseburg Funeral Home. The name was changed when L.L. and Marietta Powers purchased the funeral home and changed the name to Chapel of the Roses. The funeral home was located on the corners of Oak and Lane Streets. The funeral home was purchased by Meredith and Mildred Wilson. A new funeral home was constructed at the current locate on Harvard Avenue and renamed Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses. The funeral home had an open house and dedication on June 30, 1962.

100k
legacies honored
100
years in business
300k
moments remembered

Why Us?

In a nutshell? Experience, professionalism, compassion, and empathy.

Why Us?

We've learned a lot over many years. Like how to present options without overwhelming. And how to meet the needs of many caring parties. People come to us in difficult times, and we respond kindness, calmness and expertise. Our goal is to create a beautiful occasion and make you feel welcome, always. We spend our days planning with families. We stay up to date with industry developments. And we make hard times a little easier.

Learn the legacy.

Wilson's Chapel of the Roses was established years ago, and serving families has always been our focus. We take pride in being able to guide people through some of their most difficult days. We take pride in maintaining a setting that allows people to find solace. Celebrating life is our mission. That’s never changed. And with pride, it never will.

Who We Are

Meet our staff. Members of the local community make everything that happens possible.
Together, we make this place amazing.

Dale

Dale "Rusty" Miller

Funeral Director & Embalmer
Madison Ashcraft

Madison Ashcraft

Apprentice Funeral Director

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