Most frequent questions and answers
You could be encouraging a loved one to pre-plan. Or you could want to broach the topic of your own plans with your family. In either case, it’s all about approaching the topic with confidence and care. Don’t be surprised if discussing final wishes brings up strong emotions. Just reinforce that you’re doing this out of love, to make things easier in the future.
Questions and answers.
Your family is everything. So the last thing you’d want is to put them in a difficult position. A time of loss is a time of confusion, but your final arrangements don’t have to add to the uncertainty. Pre-planning your cemetery services can save your loved ones from having to make decisions while they’re grieving. And they won’t have to guess what you’d want. It’s simply the right thing to do. Consider the following questions you might get when you broach the subject of pre-planning with your family.
Here are a few common reasons people pre-plan. These benefits could help guide your conversation.
Of course. We have a wide range of personalization choices, including customized nameplates and military insignias, with options available to meet your specific needs. Contact us to find out more about how your loved one’s vault can be personalized to your wishes.
In most areas of the country, state or local laws do not require that you buy a container to surround the casket in the grave. Jones-Wynn Funeral Homes & Crematory does require that you have such a container so that the ground will not sink and the safety of our visitors and staff is protected.
People choose mausoleum crypts because they are both clean and dry. They offer a good alternative for those who prefer to not be interred in the ground.
Yes, we offer urn vaults, designed for in-ground burial of cremated remains. We have a wide selection available, so we are sure we can help you find a beautiful option that is a good fit for your taste and preferences.
No. Not only is it illegal to do so, most modern cremation chambers are not of sufficient size to accommodate more than one adult.
Yes. Our cremation facility is set up to allow family members to be present when the body is placed into the cremation chamber. In fact, some religious groups include this as part of their funeral custom. As anything, this is a personal choice on whether you want to witness this event.
Just like other open spaces, cemeteries have been impacted by the sheer number of people on our planet. However, funeral homes and local cemeteries can always help you find the space you need, so don’t ever feel that there is not an option to meet your needs. Meadowbrook Memory Gardens has sufficient space for generations to come.
In short, Endowment Care refers to the funds that keep the cemetery grounds beautiful and well-kept, ensuring that your loved one will be taken care of each and every day over the long term. Once the service is over and those in attendance have left the grounds, we want to ensure that peacefulness and beauty are permanent parts of our grounds and Endowment Care makes this possible.