Wagoner, Oklahoma
2980 US-69
Wagoner, OK 74467
(918) 485-9525
Shipman Funeral Homes located in Wagoner, Oklahoma prides itself on generations of experience. Our services are available to families in North Texas, Western Arkansas, and Eastern Oklahoma. Our professional staff has a reputation for being trustworthy, and compassionate while meeting your funeral service needs.

3 Tips for Organized Funeral Planning December 19, 2017

3 Tips for Organized Funeral Planning, Wagoner, Oklahoma

Losing a loved one is never easy, and it can be even more difficult to navigate your grief and emotions when you’re responsible for planning the funeral. While it may seem near impossible, the compassionate staff at Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory in Wagoner, OK, say there are ways to make the process easier on yourself during these difficult times. The family-owned funeral home has guided countless families through every aspect of the funeral-planning process.

3 Tips for Staying Organized When Planning a Funeral

1. Gather the Necessary Information

funeralTo make the necessary arrangements and obtain the permits for the service, the funeral director will need some information from you about the deceased. To stay organized, it’s a good idea to gather this in advance, including the birth certificate, date and cause of death, place of burial, and the next of kin.

2. Write Down the Details

There are many decisions you will need to make before the funeral, from the type of casket to the burial location. It can be difficult to manage the details as you’re dealing with your grief, which is why you should write down all the information.

3. Ask for Help

Don’t be afraid to ask family members and friend for help. You can ask them to handle other aspects of the process that you may not be able to. They can help by contacting friends and family of the deceased or tending to things around your home.

If you need assistance planning and arranging a funeral, turn to the caring staff at Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory in Wagoner, OK. They will help you explore the options that best fit the wishes of you and your lost loved one. Contact them today at (918) 485-­9525 to speak with a funeral director or visit their website for more information about their full list of services.

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