Cremation services in Dickson, TN are rising every year as more and more people are choosing this option. While families can choose to hold services before cremations such as visitations and viewings, many families choose an option known as “direct cremation”. While this option may not be the best fit for all families, for others, it can be precisely what they need. In this post, we are going to look at direct cremation and the reasons why some families may prefer this option.
Even though cremation services are increasing in popularity, many people are still unfamiliar with the different types of cremations available. The most basic type is called “direct cremation” – also called “simple cremation”, this service is the most simple and minimal. This is because it does not offer time for services before the cremation such as a visitation or wake.
Direct cremation is a fast process that moves from the body being identified, and all paperwork filled out, to the body being taken to the crematory and then the remains being returned to the family. This is all done in a quick and timely manner.
While the speed and simpleness of the process may not appeal to some families, other families may consider these aspects- and others- advantages. Some of the main reasons for families to choose direct cremation are:
Even though direct cremation does not allow time for services before the cremation, families can still hold services afterward such as a memorial service, a celebration of life event, having the remains buried, or holding a casting ceremony and releasing the ashes.
If you would like to learn more about direct cremation services in Dickson, TN., feel free to call or come by anytime as we are always here to answer any questions you may have.