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Questions to Ask Yourself Prior to Planning a Loved One’s Funeral Service

It can be a bittersweet experience to have to plan a final service for a loved one. You will, on the one hand, be honored to arrange their final send-off. But you will also, on the other hand, have to face the painful fact that your loved one is gone. You can count on the funeral director at the Marshall, TX funeral home to offer you a great deal of help. Even so, you can also help your own cause by asking yourself a few questions before getting down to the business of planning.

“How Do I Find the Right Funeral Home?”

That’s a fair question. Start out by reading online reviews. And while you’re online, go to funeral home websites to see what you can learn about them. Consider how long they’ve been in business, what funeral and cremation packages they offer, what their unique value propositions are, and more. You can also phone some funeral homes to speak with the funeral directors. When you find a few funeral homes that look like a good fit, ask for site visits.

“What Body Disposition Type is Best?”

The answer is that both funerals and cremations are suitable options. But the one that’s best for your loved one will come down to different factors. Did they mention which one they preferred? If so, you’ll know what to do. If not, you will need to consider which one to select. More and more people are arranging cremation services these days. One reason is that a cremation is a more cost-effective option than is a funeral. Cremation is also more flexible and easier to plan.

“If I Plan a Cremation, Can I Add a Service?”

It is possible to have a cremation with a service. So if you were leaning towards a cremation but were wondering if doing so meant you couldn’t have a service, rest assured that a service is possible. Different funeral homes offer different service options, so be sure to investigate.

“Speaking of Cremations, What’s the Best Option for Cremated Remains Disposition?”Marshall, TX funeral home

It really depends on what you and your family want. You can scatter the ashes of your loved one, you can bury their urn in an urn garden, you can place their urn in a columbarium, you can get cremation jewelry made, and you can do a wide range of other things.

If you have any more questions for a funeral home serving Marshall, TX families, give us a call. We offer packages like affordable funerals, traditional cremation with a traditional service, a simple cremation, a cremation with a gathering, and more. As a family owned and operated funeral home, we own our own crematory, and 100% of our staff members are licensed. You can count on us to help you through the planning process and to answer your questions. For the help you require, give us a call, visit our office, or check out our website at