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Planning for Your Memorial Service or Funeral

Planning for Your Memorial Service or Funeral

 

Name: ______________________________________________________­­­­______

 

 

Today’s Date: ______________________________________________________  

Date of Birth: _______________________________________________________

 

Do you desire burial or cremation? ______________________________________

 

Where do you want your body buried? ___________________________________

 

Do you want your cremains interred or scattered? _________________________

Where? ___________________________________________________________

 

Do you have a preference for where a memorial service or funeral would take place?

If so, where? _______________________________________________________

 

What writings would you like to have read (scripture, poetry, etc.)?

__________________________________________________________________

 

What hymns or songs would you like to have played or sung?

__________________________________________________________________

 

Do you have a preference on who presides at the service?

__________________________________________________________________

 

Are there any other desires of preferences you have about your memorial service

or funeral? _________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

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__________________________________Use back of form, if you need more room.

 

Do you have a preference of charity for memorial donations?

__________________________________________________________________

 

Signature: _________________________________________________________

 

Suggestion: Give a copy of this completed form to each family member or friend who might be responsible for making decisions after your death and a copy to your church/minister.

Giving everyone a copy allows each one of them to know your desires, ask questions if need be, and be ready to honor those desires when the time comes.

©Revised 2011 Cynthia Langston Kirk