Planning Checklist

Planning Checklist

Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center makes funeral planning seamless. Let us help you arrange a service with our Preplanning Checklist. Here you will find all of the documents needed to complete the arrangement process.

Whether planning for yourself or assisting a loved one, this comprehensive checklist guarantees no detail will be overlooked.

Vital statistics (including)
  • Name of father, place of birth, year
  • Mother’s maiden name, place of birth, year
  • Education – elementary, high school, college, graduate school

Social Security number

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

  • Fraternal, service, and union memberships
  • Special recognitions

Persons to contact
  • Children, relatives and friends to notify

Funeral preferences
  • Preferred clergy/celebrant
  • Names of pallbearers and honorary pallbearers
  • Preferred music, Bible verses, or poetry
  • Preferred clothing or jewelry
  • Burial property information
  • Special instructions

Location of important documents and passwords