Memorial Services

Dignifying Lives Well-Lived.

A Memorial Service is a Life Honoring Celebration in which the body of the deceased is not present during the ceremony.

You create this unique service with  a Simpson Funeral Home staff member. We guide you through the options available and the options to honoring your loved one. Whether you wish a simple Service, Musical Tribute or Celebration of Life Ceremony, we have the experience to ensure it is executed well and is a life honoring event for you and your family.


Directors assist with all of the services listed below:

  • Create Obituaries and Website Memorials
  • Design and Print Service Folders and other Stationery
  • Schedule the Service and Arrange for Military Honors
  • Notify Local Newspapers of the Date, Time, and Place of Service
  • Coordinate Memorialization
  • Accept and Place Flower Arrangements
  • Provide Equipment and Materials Such as Umbrellas, Memorial Tables, Easels
  • Reserve Seating for the Family
  • Set Up Display Boards and Tables for Photographs
  • Provide Tissues and Water for Family
  • Ensure a Private Area for Leader of the Service to Meet with Family
  • Reserve Parking Areas for the Family
  • Provide Parking Assistance
  • Organize Travel to Cemetery
  • Provide Assistance with Greeting and Seating Guests
  • Distribute Special Remembrances
  • Care for the Urn and for Any Paperwork with Cemetery Officials

Simpson Funeral Home  |  Serving Southwest Missouri Since 1907  |  Toll Free: 877-316-8328  |  Email: director@simpsonfh.com

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