Pre-Appointment Guide

WHITE’S FUNERAL HOMES
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am to 4 pm (Saturday and Sunday appointment ONLY)

Things to think about before you meet with the Funeral Director

Type of Service you would prefer:
Chapel, Church, Graveside, Cremation, Cremation with Memorial Service, Immediate Burial

Sunday funeral services are not available however, Sunday visitation hours 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday services are contingent upon availability of cemetery staff and my require an overtime charge.

Pallbearers for the service
Usually 6 to 8

Newspaper Announcement
(Obituary Information)
Which Newspapers to Use

Preceded in Death by Immediate Family Members

 List of Survivors
Spouse, Parents, Children, Grandchildren, Brothers/Sisters
Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins

Officiating Minister
(You might let the minister know that your loved one has passed away and confirm their schedule.)

Music for the Service
(We have music available; we will need the artist for the song of your choice.
But if you prefer to use a favorite song, please feel free to bring the CD.)

Cemetery Information
If you already have a cemetery plot, please provide name of cemetery, plot owners name and location of space(s).

 

Things of bring to your appointment

Personal Information about the Deceased
Birth Certificate
Full Name
Residence Address
Date and Place of Birth (City, State and County)
Highest Education Level Completed
Occupation before retirement & Type of Business
Military Service
(If so, please bring Discharge Form “DD-214” or Honorable Discharge Certificate)
Name of Surviving spouse (If wife, Maiden Name)
Mother’s Full Name and Maiden Name
Father’s Full Name

Social Security Card
If not available, please verify number to be used for the death certificate and other forms.

Recent Color Photograph
This is for cosmetology purposes and for obituaries if you choose to place picture in
newspaper and White’s Funeral Home Website. (www.whitesfuneral.com)

Clothing
Including Undergarments, Socks and/or Stockings.

Personal items of your choosing including:
Glasses, Jewelry, Lapel Pins, Rosary Beads, Fraternal Items

Method of Payment:
Cash, Personal Check, Credit Card, or Insurance Assignment.
(Please bring original insurance policy with you, if you are using Life Insurance.)

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express

Funeral expenses are to be secured at the time arrangements are made.