Pre-Planning

Pre-Planning is the process of arranging for a funeral needs in advance. There are several advantages to Pre-Planning:

Pre-Planning enables you to sit down with the funeral director to consider alternatives, make decisions and ensure that your wishes are fulfilled. Death is a difficult subject to discuss, however doing so in advance of need permits you to make thoughtful decisions without grief or stress.

Pre-Planning minimizes the financial burden that survivors must assume. When you select your options, merchandise and services that you prefer, you also have the opportunity to pre-pay for your arrangements at today's prices.

Pre-Planning your funeral arrangements allows you the comfort of knowing with certainty that your wishes and financial obligations are well in hand. You minimize the possibility of disagreement among family members and eliminate unplanned financial obligations for your loved ones.

Finally, Pre-Planning provides you and your family with peace of mind. Everything is taken care of according to your wishes. Pre-Planning is a gift that you give to your loved ones.

Check our for a list of details you may want to gather in preparation for Pre-Planning.

Do I have to pay for my own funeral now?
No. Many people just want to have their final arrangements known in advance. Pre-Planning enables you to decide upon the type of ceremony you want. You may select a casket, and address other details that must be handled upon your death. Knowing your wishes is the most important aspect of Pre-Planning. Sparing your loved ones the need to gather information, make a number of decisions and address the financial aspects of a funeral are also important reasons to Pre-Plan. Many people do, however, choose to pre-pay as part of the Pre-Planning. By doing so, they can assure that they secure tomorrow's needs without leaving a financial burden for their loved ones.

Are payment options available?
Many people pay for a funeral in one lump sum. Other prefer to make payments over time on a payment plan - 1, 3, 5 and 10 year terms are available. Payment plans are varied, and payments can be made monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually. Early total premium payments are also possible.

Do funeral prices increase?
Like everything else, funeral prices are determined by the economy and subject to inflation. However, when you prepay for your funeral arrangements, those merchandise and service items will be provided for your funeral without any additional charges to your survivors. Pre-Planning is a wise financial decision.

Is my funeral prepayment secure?
Any payments for Pre-Planned funeral services and merchandise are treated in strict accordance with Tennessee law, which is one of the most consumer-friendly in the nation.

I've Pre-Planned with another someone else. Can I transfer it to Rogers Funeral Home?
Certainly. Just contact us, and we will help you with the necessary details. It is a simple process.

How can I begin the Pre-Planning process?
Just call the Rogers Funeral Homes to set up an appointment. In the meantime, please visit our ONLINE PREPLANNING FORM to get an idea about the kind of decisions you will have the opportunity to address, and the type of information you may wish to assemble in furtherance of a complete and accurate Pre-Planning.


Visit Our Online Pre-Planning Form