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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.


Peter Bajzath Jr.

April 22, 2014

Peter Bajzath Jr 91 of Oakland City, IN entered into rest on Friday April 18, 2014 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Oakland City. He was born on August 25, 1922 in Tiszavakony, Hungaria to Peter & Veronika (Kovacs) Bajzath. Peter was preceded i...

Margot Ellen Southall (McDowell)

April 22, 2014

  Margot Ellen “McDowell “Southall 84 of Francisco, IN entered into rest on Sunday April 20, 2014 at Baptist Health Louisville in Louisville Ky. She was born on March 20, 1930 in Francisco IN to George Elmer & Mary (Gudel) McDowell. ...

Mary Elma Elliott (Hunt)

April 11, 2014

  Mary Elma (Hunt) Elliott 95 formerly of Oakland City, entered into rest on Tuesday April 8, 2014 at Amber Manor Care Center in Petersburg, IN. She was born on September 25, 1918 in Princeton, IN to Scott & Mattie (Whiting) Hunt. And a gra...

Mary Elma Elliott (Hunt)

April 11, 2014

  Mary Elma (Hunt) Elliott 95 formerly of Oakland City, entered into rest on Tuesday April 8, 2014 at Amber Manor Care Center in Petersburg, IN. She was born on September 25, 1918 in Princeton, IN to Scott & Mattie (Whiting) Hunt. And a gra...

Mary Elma Elliott (Hunt)

April 11, 2014

  Mary Elma (Hunt) Elliott 95 formerly of Oakland City, entered into rest on Tuesday April 8, 2014 at Amber Manor Care Center in Petersburg, IN. She was born on September 25, 1918 in Princeton, IN to Scott & Mattie (Whiting) Hunt. And a gra...