Links and FAQ's
Jennings and Ayers are
members of the following professional affiliations.
Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce - www.rutherfordchamber.org
B. Check us
out at the Better Business Bureau
Funeral Directors Association - www.tnfda.org
National Funeral Directors Association - www.nfda.org
http://www.ssa.gov - Social
http://www.va.gov - Veterans
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What are the benefits of pre-arranging?
A. Peace of mind - Your family will
not have to make decisions at a time of sorrow.
Assuring that your funeral arrangements are planned and carried out
to your exact wishes.
If you pay in full today, your family will never
pay any more if prices increase.
D. JENNINGS & AYERS LOCKS IN PRICES.
MOST FUNERAL HOMES DO NOT!
2. If I pre-plan my funeral, do I have to pay for it
just because you pre-plan you are not required to pre-pay for the
arrangements. The purpose of pre-arranging is to prevent your
family from having to make
decisions at a time of extreme sadness. If you decide to pre-pay,
you lock the price in at
3. When should I call the funeral home when a death has
Immediately. If your loved one has passed away without the
care of Hospice, you
notify the police or ambulance service to pronounce the death. You
should call the
4. Who is responsible for the final arrangements when my family
The legal next of kin is responsible for the final arrangements.
The legal next kin
the funeral director immediately upon the death.For example: first
then it would be a son or daughter. If there is
any question then please contact
5. Do I have to embalm?
embalming is only required in certain situations. The State
Tennessee does not require embalming by law.
6. What type of
information or paperwork do I need to bring when I make
You should bring any pre-arrangement paperwork or any other items
certificate, social security number, and family names (mother's
should if possible bring clothes when you come if you will be using
their own clothing.
ASK YOUR FUNERAL
DIRECTOR WHAT YOU WILL NEED.