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Published: May 23, 2022
by Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center
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Planning a cremation service, especially for a first-timer, can be an extremely stressful task to undertake. If you find that you are becoming easily overwhelmed with the whole process, we promise it doesn’t have to be so difficult. While there are many things to look out for and avoid, once you get the hang of it, things will look a lot easier. Below, we are going to go through some common mistakes that some people make when planning a cremation service. Discover for yourself why so many people prefer our cremation services in Hendersonville, TN over the competition! Give us a call or stop by for a visit for more information!

Selecting the Wrong Funeral Home

A lot of people who are new to working with funeral homes make the mistake of choosing providers that do not work for them. While there isn’t a designated right or wrong funeral home for you, there are things that you’ll want to keep in mind and consider when making your selection. Funeral homes should be accommodating, respectful, understanding, professional, and experienced, so if you find that a funeral home is not matching your needs, then it’s a sign to look elsewhere! Fortunately, there are a lot of ways in which you can avoid falling into the trap of selecting the wrong funeral home. We recommend that before making any decision on a provider you do an extensive amount of research ahead of time. A good way to do some research is through Google reviews, checking their website for testimonials, asking friends and family, and through social media.

You CAN Plan a Funeral

A lot of people who choose cremation services for their loved ones fall into the trap of believing that they are not afforded a funeral service. This is simply not true! There is absolutely nothing holding you back from having a funeral service for your loved one so long as you plan quickly if you wish for their body to be present at the service. If, however, you do not care for the body to be present at the service, then you can take as much time as you want when planning and organizing all of the details.


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One of the biggest and sometimes most debilitating mistakes that people make when planning a cremation service for their loved one is failing to budget properly or at all. While cremation is way cheaper than a traditional burial, it’s still a good idea to go into the planning process with some sort of budget in mind. We recommend sitting down with some family and friends ahead of time to hash out a budget that works for everyone involved. Doing so will make the planning process that much easier and stress-free as you’ll have a roadmap of sorts to follow. The last thing that you’d want is to finalize the planning process only to discover that you cannot afford it. To avoid this, we suggest budgeting early! 

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