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Planning Checklist

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.  
  • Make note of any instructions for your services and final disposition.

For the Ceremony

  • Choose burial or cremation.
  • Select a casket or cremation container.
  • Choose locations and types of services (Church, Chapel, Graveside, Visitaion, etc.).  
  • Choose floral arrangements.
  • Select which photographs for tribute video 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.
  • Consider transportation for family and friends.

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 for burial of casket or urn.  
  • Select a burial plot or mausoleum.
  • Select a memorial or grave marker and inscription.
  • Decide who will keep your urn or where to scatter.

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...


For personalized assistance in creating your plan, contact one of our experts to schedule a one-on-one meeting.

Mowell Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Fayetteville

180 N. Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Phone: 770-461-7641

Mowell Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Peachtree City

200 Robinson Road
Peachtree City, GA 30269

Phone: 770-487-3959


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