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Owned by Paul Smith, Farmer Funeral Home, in Silsbee, TX, and Smith Funeral Home in Newton, TX have been serving the needs of area families for a combined total of nearly 120 years. Both locations are dedicated to providing valuable information and services relating to funeral arrangements.
For many, death is and planning for a funeral is something that people do not like to think about. However, some of the most important decisions made in a person's life revolve around the final arrangements for loved ones. Whether you are pre-planning funeral services for yourself, or planning for someone else, Paul Smith and the staffs at Farmer Funeral Home and Smith Funeral Home will provide you with the knowledge of the processes and all the options available to you.
Funeral services have many dimensions. The funeral service is our way to not only honor the dead, but comfort the bereaved. It symbolizes our beliefs, our culture, our hopes and ideals and our spiritual concepts. It can involve religious, social, fraternal, civic and military organizations. It is affected by many different laws and regulations. But most importantly, the funeral helps the bereaved adjust to the abrupt change in their lives. Farmer Funeral Home and Smith Funeral Home furnish you with essential information about funerals and other arrangements concerning death. As your funeral director, we are here to assist you and answer any specific questions or concerns.
Some families have already given some thought to the choice of a funeral establishment, so when there is a death, they know whom to call. No one wants to think about their death any sooner than they must, but planning your funeral and cemetery services in advance is a responsible, caring act that can reduce stress for your grieving loved ones. Funeral pre-planning with Farmer Funeral Home or Smith Funeral Home allows you to make unhurried and informed decisions. Thoughtful preparation offers peace of mind to both the plan-maker and those left behind.
When pre-planning funeral arrangements, it’s good practice to offer general suggestions that can be adapted or adjusted later to make the funeral services more meaningful to the participants. Your funeral directors can discuss all the available plans and help you select the appropriate one. When possible, discuss your intentions with your family so they understand and respect them.
Our funeral directors are always ready, at a moment's notice, to serve you completely. You can take comfort knowing that Farmer Funeral Home and Smith Funeral Home are working behind the scenes to take care of many important details for your family while at the same time creating a fitting tribute for your loved one. Throughout the process, you will rely on your funeral directors to be present when you most need his or her assistance to help receive callers during the visitation, to guide you through all of the paperwork and to offer support after the service.
With your assistance, we as your funeral directors will prepare the obituary announcement or notices for the newspapers. We can also notify papers in other localities. Oftentimes this may have been their birthplace, have a large congregation of family, or are former homes of the deceased.
Our funeral directors can also: help with paperwork for insurance benefits; forms and other paperwork for the Social Security office for any benefits that may be due; assist you in filing a claim to help pay the final medical bills; obtain an American flag for placement on the casket for our honorably discharged veterans; and much more.
Whichever method you and your family prefer, our funeral director can assist you with final disposition details. Making proper arrangements will present no difficulty to us as your funeral director, and our affiliations extend our services throughout most of the world. If burial property needs to be acquired, we can guide you so that you may make arrangements with the cemetery.
If cremation is preferred, you can still make the same decisions about a visitation and/or service. For cremation services, you may select a casket for the visitation for viewing and an urn for the cremated remains. Even if you forego a viewing, we still help you select some sort of container.
Some people prefer to bury the urn after cremation. Some cemeteries or memorial parks do require urn vaults should you choose burial. Again, the funeral directors at Farmer Funeral Home and Smith Funeral Home will guide you and help in this decision making process.
Possibly not until after the funeral service will you fully appreciate the vast amount of detail, the numerous specialized service and the tremendous responsibilities the funeral director has assumed in serving your family at this time of need and often for a considerable period of time to follow.
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