Welcome to Marc Stephens Funeral Directors

]Our small independent Funeral Directors offers you a high level of professional service and our priority is always to the families we serve. We ensure we carry out your exact wishes using our many years of experience in delivering the gold standard for funeral services to people in Shelton Lock and wider Derby area.

You can rest assured that we are constantly aiming to further develop our reputation as one of the finest independent Funeral Directors in the county.

We completely understand what a painful time you are experiencing and all our staff will do our very best to make sure that you are given the best advice, which we know will bring comfort at such a painful time.

Our approach is flexible, honest and open and you can be assured that our attention to detail will ensure that everything goes smoothly.

You may have lots of ideas about the sort of service you would like, or you may be feeling unsure and looking for guidance. We passionately believe that our company is here to serve our families, to offer lots of choice, ultimately delivering exactly what you want. We will never try and force you to buy something you don’t want or don’t need.

Transparent Pricing

Direct Cremation


Simple Funeral


Traditional Funeral


Burial Option


We will always be mindful of your budget. There will be no hidden costs or extras.  You will know at the start exactly how much your final bill will be, which we are sure will bring you great peace of mind.

When you need us…we will be there, ready to offer support, understanding and a completely professional and bespoke service.

*When looking at the cost of a funeral it is usually broken down into Funeral Director costs plus Third Party Fees (disbursements). Weekend services are available, but could incur additional costs.

Price Promise

It is our policy to price match any written quote or estimate. This is so that you do not have to choose a funeral director based on cost, but on personal choice, services and on the facilities that we offer. This policy is subject to the provision of a detailed written estimate from an established funeral service.


We offer a wide range of services in order to suit all of our clients’ needs, including:

    • Funeral Fleet – with Daimler Sovereign and Rolls Royce vehicles
    • Horse Drawn Hearses – range of Victorian hearses with 2, 4, or 6 horses
    • Non Religious Funerals
    • Simple Funerals
    • Interment of Remains
    • Mourning Stationary
    • Flowers and Wreaths
    • Monumental Masonry

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Mark Davidson

Mark began his career  at one of Derby’s largest funeral directors starting off as a driver bearer then worked his way to becaming an operational Funeral Director. He then worked with his father and is now enjoying the opportunity of serving the people of Shelton Lock, Allenton, Alvaston, Chellaston,Melbourne and the surrounding areas.