Planning for a funeral can be a daunting task because of the emotions and stress that surrounds the event, it could be one of the hardest event to arrange , for that reason it is good to have a plan and be sure that everything will go as planned on the day of the funeral.
It is important that you consult with the rest of the family members, death of a loved one comes with an emotional turmoil to everyone and it is important to congregate in one room and discuss the way forward on the funeral arrangements.
The first step to arranging for a funeral is finding a suitable funeral home, you can call a number of funeral homes in your area and find which one will suit your plans and budget since different funeral homes have different packages and plans and also inquire what is inclusive in the total cost.
So that your loved one will be allowed to be laid to rest in the cemetery you will need to have obtained a burial permit and these permits are usually issued by the local registrars and these are the officials in your locality.
An obituary is another thing that need to be planned and if you are writing it by yourself or doing it for someone else you will be tasked with collecting information of the deceased and then you will channel it on the burial day.
Some people before they die will have obligated to be buried in a certain place and whether they want to be buried or be cremated however if they did not stipulate the choice you have a right to choose one option for them.
You will also be tasked with choosing the clothing for the deceased person, there could be a chance that your loved one had designated certain wear for their burial in their will, it is best to stick to their wish, however if they passed on without making that option, a dress or a suit could be best.
Majority of funerals have photos of the deceased person, you will have to look for the person photos and know how to present them well top the people who will have attended, poster boards, photo books are some of the most used nowadays at the funeral.
If you are having the loved one to be buried in the cemetery you will need to have arrangement with the grave maker and you will have to contact the inscriptions to mark the grave.
Flowers are customary for the burial and this will be done by a florist, also arrange to have spoken literature like Bible Verses and poetry whatever it is that you agree on, also have a band that will play music for the day and have all things working well for the event.