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Our History

Lamb - Basham Memorial Chapel was founded on May 7, 1891 by P. H. Lamb and George Watt. The two men opened the funeral home in a building that stood across the street from the present location. The men also operated a livery stable located on a lot adjacent to the present funeral home.
P. H. Lamb bought the interest of Mr. Watt. The business became...

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"No one is excluded from receiving the respect they ultimately deserve."

Lamb Basham Memorial Chapel

We have been a family owned and operated establishment since 1891.

Our dedication to serving families of all faiths has been a keystone to our business’ foundation. We are committed to providing each family with personal and dignified service regardless of background or financial status.

As a full service funeral home, we go to great lengths to account for the detail and care of your loss. We offer non-traditional and customizable services, which cater to all faiths and practices. No one is excluded from receiving the respect they ultimately deserve.

We want you to feel confident in knowing that you are offered dignified, respectful service when you come to us in your time of need. Being a family owned business, we pay personal attention to individual needs and wishes that often get lost in the shuffle of a larger operation.

Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel invites you to view our beautiful facilities and utilize the professional service that is available to you. We proudly service Gibson and Pike Counties in Indiana, and are located in Oakland city.


Sharon F. Norrington (Grissom)

November 29, 2014

Sharon F. Norrington 48 of Dale, IN entered rest on Saturday Nov. 22, 2014 At Memorial Hospital and Healthcare in Jasper, IN She was born on August 8, 1966 in Princeton, IN to John & Marcella Grissom. Sharon was preceded in death by her ...

Harriett Sue O'Ryan (Sparks)

November 22, 2014

Harriett Sue O’Ryan 77 of Oakland, IN entered rest on Wednesday November 12, 2014 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home. She was born on April 15, 1937 in Lundy, Ohio to Arthur & FLorry (Rigsby) Sparks. Also she was preceded in death by paren...

Nancy Sue Wright (Miller)

November 22, 2014

Nancy Sue Wright 74 of Oakland City entered rest on Tuesday November 18, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. She was born on August 19, 1940 in Gibson County to Aaron & Dicie (Korner) Miller. She was preceded in death by parents, sisters...

Henry A. Pohl

November 15, 2014

Henry A. Pohl 86 of Evansville IN formerly of Princeton and Oakland City entered rest on Tuesday November 11, 2014 at Evansville Protestant Home. He was born on July 22, 1928 in Joliet, IL to Frederick & Viola (Hibner) Pohl. Henry gradua...

Dorothy Mae Wilder (Wright)

November 12, 2014

Dorothy Mae Wilder 96 of Oakland City, IN entered rest on Saturday November 8, 2014 2014 at Good Samaritan Home. She was born on November 15, 1917 in Acton, IN. to Claude & Edna Wright. She was preceded in death by first husband Edward Bla...