Items Needed for Funeral Arrangements

The following is a list of items you may need to bring with you for the arrangement of your loved one. If no prearrangement has been made you will need to know the following:


Death Certificate Information

Service Information 

  • Accurate Legal Full Name                                 
  • Date, State & City of Birth 
  • Social Security Number
  • Primary Physician 
  • Marriage Information
  • Spouse's (Maiden) Name 
  • Current Residence Address
  • Highest Level of Education
  • Occupational Information 
  • Fathers Name
  • Mothers Name (Maiden)   


  • Type of Service Preferred:
    • Traditional Church Service,
    • Graveside Service,
    • Memorial Service
  • Final Dispostion Options:
    • Burial & Cemetery Information 
    • Cremation
  • Minister/ Officiant 
  • Musicians & Songs
  • Pallbearers Names & Phone Numbers 
  • Obituary Information & preferred newspapers 



Other items to consider bringing for the funeral arrangements include;

  • Life Insurance Policy Information
  • Clothing, complete underclothing, glasses, and jewelry if desired.
  • If a Veteran, discharge papers, DD-214. 

Payments can be made with cash, check, credit card, or life insurance.