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Aikens Funeral Home is a family owned and operated business in your community. We have been assisting the families in the Tampa Bay area for over 35 years. We were founded by Thomas and Yvonne Aikens on February 20, 1980. The Aikens are a third generation family of funeral directors who continue to remain strong in their commitment to the families of Tampa. We will continue to build strong relationships by supporting local events, charities and activities in and around the city. We provide excellence in professionalism by celebrating your loved one’s life in a dignified and respectable service.

As our society has gone through many changes we too have continued to develop and plan ahead. Mr. Aikens a retired Licensed Funeral Director groomed their daughter, La Cheryl Aikens as the Funeral Director In Charge and President of the company. La Cheryl has continued support from her mother, Yvonne J. Aikens who works daily with her and their dedicated staff. As a graduate from University of Florida and St. Pete College, Mortuary School dedication and hard work is second nature to this young lady. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and former member of Jack N' Jill of America. We are also dedicated members of the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, National Funeral Directors Association and the Florida Morticians Association.

It is our mission to bring forth quality service and strive for excellence. It is the hope of our staff to support and guide our families during their time of bereavement. We recognize it is our professional duty to assist every family in honoring their loved one’s life. Every life deserves a beautiful home going, whether a funeral ceremony, memorial ceremony or a feast of remembrance.

Our commitment to be a resource to the community is a personal pledge of La Cheryl’s as the Chairperson of the Florida Morticians Association Education Department. She is always eager to learn and share the many changes in the funeral industry. This appointment provides the opportunity to gain knowledge of new products and services to introduce to families and implement in our services for a lasting memorable ceremony.

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