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Preplanning Checklist

Preplanning Checklist

The following checklist will help you create your personalized plan.

Ways to Plan Ahead:

 

General

  • Gather personal information for your obituary.
  • Choose a charity to direct donations to, if desired.
  • Choose a funeral home.
  • Make note of any instructions for your services and final disposition.

Funeral Service

  • Choose burial or cremation.
  • Select a casket or cremation container.
  • Choose locations and types of services.
  • Choose floral arrangements.
  • Select which photographs and memorabilia you’d like to display.
  • Consider any customs, traditions, or religious rites that are important to you and your family.
  • Choose the clothing you’d like to be dressed in.
  • Select music and hymns, if desired.
  • Choose a theme for decorations and stationery at your services.
  • Arrange transportation for your physical remains and your family.

Participants

  • Choose a clergy member or officiator to preside over the service.
  • Select any musicians whose talents you’d like to employ.
  • Select pallbearers.
  • Choose friends or family members to perform the eulogy, read scripture, or prepare a speech.

Final Disposition

  • Choose a cemetery.
  • Select a burial plot or mausoleum.
  • Select a memorial or grave marker and inscription.
  • Decide who will keep your urn.
  • Decide who will scatter your ashes and where.

Information You'll Need


Personal Information

  • Your father’s name
  • Your mother’s maiden name
  • Your level of education
  • Your social security number

Affiliations

  • Fraternal organizations
  • Service organizations
  • Union memberships
  • Any special recognitions you have

Military Service Information

  • Military service
  • Branch rank
  • Date of enlistment
  • Date of discharge
  • Name(s) of war/conflict(s) toured
  • Serial number

Remember...


There’s no need to make all the decisions right away. For personalized assistance in creating your plan, contact one of our experts to schedule a one-on-one meeting.



We are pleased to offer our services to you and your family.


"When Only Memories Remain; Let Us Make Them Beautiful."



Thrash Funeral Chapel is happy to serve anyone nationwide along with our local region of the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, including the cities of Addison, Allen, Anna, Argyle, Arlington, Azle, Balch Springs, Baronville, Bedford, Benbrook, Blue Mound, Blue Ridge, Buckingham, Burleson, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Celina, Cockrell Hill, Colleyville, Combine, Coppell, Copper Canyon, Cornith, Cross Roads, Crowley, Dallas, Dalworthington Gardens, Denton, Desoto, Double Oak, Duncanville, Edgecliff Village, Euless, Everman, Fairview, Farmers Branch, Farmersville, Flower Mound, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Frisco, Garland, Glenn Heights, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Hackberry, Haltom City, Haslet, Hebron, Hickory Creek, Highland Park, Highland Village, Hurst, Hutchins, Irving, Josephine, Keller, Kennedale, Lake Dallas, Lake Worth, Lakeside, Lakewood Village, Lancaster, Lavon, Lewisville, Lincoln Park, Little Elm, Lowry Crossing, Lucas, Mansfield, McKinney, Melissa, Mesquite, Murphy, Navo, Nevada, New Hope, North Lake, North Richland Hills, Oak Point, Pantego, Parker, Pelican Bay, Plano, Princeton, Prosper, Richardson, Richland Hills, River Oaks, Roanoke, Rowlett, Royse City, Sachse, Saginaw, Saint Paul, Sansom Park, Seagoville, Shady Shores, Southlake, Sunnyvale, The Colony, Trophy Club, University Park, Van Alstyne, Watauga, Westlake, Weston, Westover Hills, Westworth Village, White Settlement, Wilmer and Wylie.

Thrash Funeral Chapel
Phone: (214) 222-7800 | Cell: (214) 734-6486
150 Bellaire Blvd., Lewisville, Texas 75067


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