Making Funeral Arrangements | Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory
Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory in Fort Oglethorpe, GA

Making Arrangements

The following items and information concerning your loved one will be helpful to have ready to provide to staff at Heritage Funeral Home. 

Information Needed

  • Social Security Number
  • Place and Date of Birth 
  • Parent’s full names including mother’s maiden name
  • Total years of formal education 
  • Place of employment and occupation
  • Spouse’s date of birth and Social Security number (if surviving) 
  • Cemetery information

Things to Bring

  • Clothing of choice
  • Undergarments 
  • Jewelry (watch, ring, earrings, etc.) 
  • Eyeglasses 
  • Socks/Hosiery 
  • Shoes & Belt (optional) 

Insurance Policy

  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Funeral Home pre-need policies

Military Paperwork

  • Honorable Discharge (DD214)


  • Photograph for the obituary
  • Please bring approximately 40 photos spanning your loved one’s life, including photos from childhood, vacations, military service, weddings, and family. We encourage you to choose photos of the way you wish to remember and honor your loved one. 

Other Items to Consider

  • Where will the service take place? (Funeral Home Chapel, Church, Graveside...)
  • Who will officiate the service? (pastor, chaplain, friend or family member) 
  • Pallbearers (6 persons) 
  • Special Music - Are there any favorite songs to be played or sung during the funeral services? 
  • Memorial Contributions - Favorite charity(s) to which people can make memorial donations. 
  • Personal items to be displayed during the visitation or service. 
  • Should cremation be your choice, will you be honoring your loved one with a memorial service?

arrangement photos

Making Arrangements [PDF]

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Contact Us

Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory
3239 Battlefield Pkwy
| Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Tel: 706-866-5400

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You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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