What to Bring to Funeral Arrangements.

When there is a death, even away from home, you can call us, day or night, no matter what the hour. McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home will handle all arrangements. We will help you make a checklist of everything you need to bring or send. We will also let you know about any personal information we need, to complete everything for you as quickly as possible.

This list is meant to be a place to start. We will be there to help you every step of the way.

  • Social Security number of person who has died
  • Discharge papers or Active Service papers
  • Names and e-mails of persons to be notified
  • Insurance Policies
  • Deeds to burial property
  • Driver's License
  • List of Pallbearers or Honorary Pallbearers
  • List of favorite music, bible verses or poetry - If none preferred, we have a full music library with suggestions
  • Correct spelling of deceased and all surviving family members
  • Church affiliation with preferred clergy person or other officiant for us to contact - If none preferred, we can help
  • List of affiliations from work or charitable organizations