Pre-Planning: The Time Is Now

By: Franklin Rainear Jr.
Monday, January 8, 2018

When people hear about the concept of preplanning a funeral, it sometimes upsets them or makes them uncomfortable. But a larger number of people are now opening up to the idea of preplanning and pre paying for their own funeral. There are some distinct benefits to this such as:

  • This process allows you to plan all aspects of your funeral. For instance, you can decide and state whether you want a burial or cremation, the type of casket you want or how the arrangements should be.
     
  • Since you prepay for the funeral service and all the related expenses, it takes the burden off of your family. Depending on the type of service being held a funeral can become an expensive affair especially for families with modest means. This is why prepaying for your funeral is a good idea.
     
  • There are times when different family members have different ideas about how the funeral service for their loved one should be; and in some cases, this can lead to unpleasantness and dissent between the family members as well. When you preplan your funeral, all the decisions are yours and that leaves no room for disagreements and unpleasantness. In many ways, it also takes away the stress or organizing for everything and making all the funeral service arrangements.

As you can see, there are a number of advantages to preplanning your funeral. If you feel that you want the service to be handled in a specific way or feel that your family may not see eye-to-eye when it comes to making all the arrangements, the time is now to preplan your funeral.

If you want some help and assistance for making funeral arrangements, please don’t hesitate to contact us at Franklin H. Rainear, Jr., Affordable Funeral Service & Cremation, LLC through our website or call ​(888) 213-4090.

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