After a family places a loved one’s body into a casket at one of the funeral homes in Dickson, TN, they’ll have the option to put any number of other things into the casket along with it. Regardless of whether their loved one’s body is going to be buried or cremated, they’ll be able to choose some items that they want to be buried or cremated with them. You and your family should try to find several special items to stick into your loved one’s casket. Check out a few of the options that you’ll have below.
Prior to burying or cremating a loved one, you and your family might have some things that you would like to say to them. It’s good to try and get these things off your chest if you can. You can say them in prayer during their Dickson, TN funeral services. Or you can say them in writing by putting together letters for your loved one and then placing them into their casket. It’ll do you and your family a lot of good to say anything that might be on your mind with regards to your loved one in letter form.
You’re probably not going to want to part ways with too many photos of your loved one if you can avoid it. But if there are any photos of your loved one that are important to you, you might want to find a few that you can place into your loved one’s casket. These days, it’s never been easier to print out a photo yourself so that you can put it into your loved one’s casket prior to their burial or cremation. You should think about gathering up a few photos so that you can bury or cremate them along with your loved one.
Are there any songs that immediately come to mind when you think about your loved one? You might want to go ahead and print out the lyrics to it and place them into your loved one’s casket as it’s being prepared for a burial or cremation. Sometimes, song lyrics can be used in place of things like letters, as the lyrics will say everything that you want to say to your loved one. You should consider which songs might fit the bill and then scour the internet for the lyrics from them.
If your loved one really liked a particular book and lived their life according to it or if there is a book that holds some special significance to you and your family, it might be another good candidate to go inside of their casket. Books won’t take up much space in a person’s casket, but they could hold a lot of meaning for a family. It’s just one more thing that you might want to find a place for in your loved one’s casket before you have them buried or cremated.
Do you want to hear about some of the other things you might be able to put inside a loved one’s casket prior to their Dickson, TN cremation? Cremation Society of Tennessee can tell you about additional options that you might have. We can also speak with you at length about other cremation-related topics. Call us today for all your cremation needs.