Planning Checklist

Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are here to assist you with all of your planning needs.  Ferguson Funeral Home is located in Plain City, making it easy and convenient to meet with our preplanning experts. We’ve compiled a helpful list of all the information you will need when it’s time to preplan.

  • Vital statistics (including)
    • Name of father, place of birth, year
    • Mother’s maiden name, place of birth, year
    • Education – elementary, high school, college, graduate school
  • Social Security number
  • Veteran information
    • Military service
    • Branch rank
    • Date of enlistment
    • Date of discharge
    • Name(s) of war/conflict(s) toured
    • Serial number
  • Affiliations
    • Fraternal, service, and union memberships
    • Special recognitions
  • Persons to contact
    • Children, relatives and friends to notify
  • Funeral preferences
    • Preferred clergy/celebrant
    • Names of pallbearers and honorary pallbearers
    • Preferred music, Bible verses, or poetry
    • Preferred clothing or jewelry
    • Burial property information
    • Special instructions
  • Location of important documents and passwords