Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!
Uncle Jimmy recently died. In preparation of his funeral, my contribution was to introduced an idea of "My One Favorite Thought" to add along with the traditional photo books, sign-up directory and flowers. It turned out to be a nice, soothing aspect to fill in those empty moments when a visitor doesn't know what to say or do.
I provided two different folders to display in two different areas of the room where viewing was being held. Each folder had a cover sheet with his name on it, and directed all to leave a message about their most treasured memory of the deceased.
Each folder had index cards to write the given thought on. I choose index cards so that the memories could later be put into the sleeves of a picture album.
By Judy from Memphis, TN
I think that is an outstanding idea. Thanks for sharing it! I used that idea for my Mom's 80th birthday celebration with great results.
I'm going to borrow this idea! What a great comfort to have later!