Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, located in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia was founded by Russell Friberg and Mrs. Thelma Ross Lane in 1997 to serve the North Georgia and Chattanooga community.
The following items and information concerning your loved one will be helpful to have ready to provide to staff at Heritage Funeral Home.
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)
Things to Bring
Clothing of choice
Jewelry (watch, ring, earrings, etc.)
Shoes & Belt (optional)
Life Insurance Policies
Funeral Home pre-need policies
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?
Making Arrangements [PDF]
Click on the graphic on the left to download the file.