Read below for the top ten funeral country songs for 2013, complete with our favorite lyrics and suggestions for songs that might be appropriate for a funeral for a mother, a sister, a young person, a grandparent, or a dad.
1) Holly Dunn – Daddy’s Hands
Daddy’s Hands is a wonderful country song for a daughter that is planning a memorial service for her father. Lyrics from Holly Dunn’s popular country funeral song are featured above.
2) Rascal Flatts – My Wish
This is a popular song that brings light to living a full life.
3) Faith Hill – There You’ll Be
There You’ll Be is a beautiful uplifting funeral song for a country music lover. See lyrics from the chorus below.
4) Alabama – Angels Among Us
Angels Among Us is a country funeral song that reminds the family and friends of the lost loved one that angels come in all shapes and forms to guide us how to live and love well. Consider handing out these angel coins at the service to tie into the song.
5) Vince Gill – Go Rest High on That Mountain
Vince Gill wrote Go Rest High on That Mountain for his brother. The lyrics of this country funeral song are fitting for someone who faced a difficult time in their life.
6) Steve Wariner – Holes in the Floor of Heaven
This beautiful song would be suitable for the funeral of a lost mother or grandmother. It is sung from the perspective of a man who is reassured by the presence of both his mother and grandmother in heaven watching over him during important life moments.
7) Blackhawk – Ships at Heaven
Ships at Heaven is a comforting country funeral song, perhaps appropriate for the funeral for a young person. It is sung from the perspective of the deceased, telling their loved ones to relish in the good times that they had and to know that they are now “sailing on the ships of heaven.”
8) Mercy Me – I Can Only Imagine
I Can Only Imagine is fitting for the funeral of a person that was strong in his or her faith. It offers comfort in the deceased walking side by side with Jesus.
9) Alan Jackson – Sissy’s Song
Sissy’s Song would be a sweet song to play at a sister’s or mother’s funeral. The lyrics express the pain of those left behind but the reassurance of their lost loved one saying “don’t worry about me.”
10) Brad Paisley – When I Get Where I’m Going
This country funeral song expresses the relief from pain and hardship that the deceased is now experiencing. It offers reassurance to those left behind that their lost loved one is now existing in comfort.
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