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Preplanning Checklist

We’ve made preplanning easy for you by creating this list of the paperwork we will need from you to make arrangements.


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 


Funeral Options

Arritt Funeral Home offers more funeral services, plans and options than any other area funeral home. With us, funeral planning is easy and affordable. 


Cremation Options

You have many funeral service options available with cremation. Let us walk you through the options and help you understand each one.



We make funeral planning simple. Preplan online, call or stop by to speak with our preplanning specialists to help you prepare for the future.

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