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3 Cool Funeral Ideas

Are you looking for some cool funeral ideas that will turn the funeral you are planning into a memorable celebration of life?

1. Use Memory Stones to Create a Special Tribute

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Cool Funeral idea, have guests write a tribute on memory stones

Use memory stones as a guest book. At the memorial service friends and family are invited to write on the memory stones. You can then keep the stones and remember the tributes people made to your loved one.  The memory stones would be nice to add to the base of a plant in your home or garden. It’s a beautiful way to keep the memory of the departed alive. You can find memorial memory stones here. Continue reading

Unique Celebration of Life Ideas from Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynold’s Funeral Services

We lost Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher the wonderful  mother and daughter Hollywood duo within a day of each other. Their private and public funeral services contained some creative life celebration ideas to commemorate their remarkable lives that might inspire you.

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Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, what a mother-daughter force!

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Top Ten Country Funeral Songs for 2013

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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.

 

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Top 10 Country Funeral Songs

Last year, we told you about the top 10 funeral songs according to the visitors to our website.  Now we want to share with you the Top Ten Country Funeral Songs that people have downloaded from our interactive page at Country Funeral Songs.  Visit our page to hear a large selection of funeral country songs and read the lyrics. Continue reading

How Dan Wheldon’s Funeral Was Turned into a Celebration of his Life – Good Ideas to inspire you

Dan Wheldon's Celebration of Life

I thought you might gleam some ideas of how they turned Dan Wheldon’s funeral into a celebration of his life. As you probably know, Dan Wheldon was an English race car driver. He was the 2005 Indy Racing League IndyCar Series champion, and winner of the Indianapolis 500 in both 2005 and 2011. Wheldon died from injuries shortly after a collision at the 2011 IZOD IndyCar World Championship at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on 16 October 2011, at the age of 33.
There were several elements of his celebration of life that may help you create a few ideas of your own as you go about planning a celebration of life. Continue reading