Planning Checklist



Now is the best time to plan for your future. Preplan with The Meeks Mortuary and gain peace of mind knowing everything is organized.

We have created a preplanning checklist reviewing all of the documents and paperwork needed to finalize your wishes. Whether planning for yourself or a loved one, this checklist will make the process seamless.

If you have any questions about the information below, do not hesitate to call.

  • 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
    • Wartime Overseas Duty
    • Serial Number
  • Affiliations
    • 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