Category Archives: funerals


Singing for funerals is part of my music ministry. It may sound morbid, but it comforts the bereaved. As long as I focus on the music and avoid eye contact, I am fine.  This music ministry began when I was … Continue reading

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One Century

 My husband and I sang at a funeral today. The deceased was 100 years old.  She experienced many historical events.  Women could vote in 1920 in the US.  Fashion included flapper dresses. The Charleston was the dance of those days. … Continue reading

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Comforting Those Who Mourn

Flowers carried in and placed on the altar. The casket was draped in white. Music began. Choir sang.  Comfort offered to those mourning. Last words by a family member. Tears. Off to the cemetery with prayers graveside. Sometimes music is … Continue reading

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