A growing trend in funeral service is funeral pre-arrangement. A comforting peace of mind results from having your final wishes recorded as a guide for your survivors. A prearranged funeral spares your loved ones from having to make difficult decisions at a time of deep personal loss. Planning ahead just makes good sense. Anyone can prearrange, regardless of health or age.
At Stephenson-Dearman we know from years of experience that making your arrangements in advance is one of the best ways to show your loved ones that you care about them. When a loved one dies, the anxieties and stress of making funeral plans can be an overwhelming emotional responsibility. Most people have little idea of what is involved, what the costs are, and, most importantly, what final arrangements the deceased would have wanted. In addition, the costs involved can leave a real financial burden on your surviving family members, especially when they are least prepared to deal with additional worries about money. It also eliminates any guesswork about what kind of choices you might have preferred. That's why more and more people are thoughtfully planning funeral arrangements in advance.
Advance funeral planning is a decision only you can make. Our pre-arranged funeral program allows you to plan ahead by making wise personal choices, in writing, knowing that your wishes will be carried out. Stephenson-Dearman has numerous pre-arrangement products that provide many flexible options. You will have the choice of selecting your merchandise with a variety of payment options that range from lump-sum payment to monthly pay.
Funeral & Life Insurance
In addition, Stephenson-Dearman is one of a select group of funeral homes founding Selected Funeral & Life Insurance Company (SFLIC), a leading insurer specializing in funeral expense life insurance and advanced funeral planning insurance. We offer a complete funeral product portfolio that includes both advanced planning and final expense plans providing underwritten level benefit and increasing benefit life plans, additional coverage availability for family members, and guaranteed issue annuity plans.
For three generations, our funeral home has served with warmth and care, giving every consideration to the needs of each person as we would a member of our own family. Our responsibility as funeral service professionals falls into the following area:
- To help you in advance of the time of need to ensure that necessary arrangements are made and kept safely in our files.
- To help at the time of need by providing our services, facilities, merchandise and caring staff to meet the highest professional standards possible.
- To help after the loss of a loved one with continued care and assistance for surviving family members.
Costly and difficult decisions are even more burdensome to make while grieving the loss of a loved one. This can result in emotional overspending. We feel the simplest and most economical way to solve this problem is through our advance funeral planning or low-cost insurance programs. Each plan is designed to meet your individual needs and preferences.
We have valuable information available which you should find very helpful, and would like the opportunity to sit down with you, and outline a personalized plan that will remove this burden from your family. We will explain all of your options and benefits in a relaxed, stress-free environment or, if you wish, we would be happy to come to your home if that is more convenient. Your wishes will be accurately recorded and your family will be assured that we will provide in the future what you select today.
We encourage you to consider advance planning with Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home, Inc. The consultation is free and you are never under any pressure or obligation to purchase anything. We have provided an on-line pre-arrangement form for your convenience or you may also contact us directly at (870) 367-2451 if you'd like to speak to a representative immediately.