Planning Ahead

As we go through life, we anticipate and plan for many of life's most important events. These events include our wedding, our first home, our children, family vacations, college tuition, and retirement. We plan ahead so that we can be sure all of the details have been addressed and the funds are in place to meet those needs. We wonder why so many families leave the most important event to their spouse or their children to plan and pay for in a time of distress, confusion, and sadness. It just makes more sense to plan your cemetery arrangements ahead of time so your family won't have to.

Planning Ahead Allows You To:

  • Ensure that your wishes are known

    At times in our life we have all discussed or even joked about the type of memorial service we would have. But when the time actually comes, the family is left wondering what their loved one actually would want. Now is the time to discuss and make these important decisions with your family. Planning ahead is the only way to be certain that your wishes will be carried out.
  • Avoid difficult and stressful decisions

    The best time to make any decision is when you are calm, relaxed, and supplied with enough information to make the decision intelligently. The people who plan ahead believe that it is wise to take care of as many of the decisions as possible so that these difficult decisions won't be left to the ones who love you the most.
  • Help ease your family's emotional and financial burden

    When a death occurs and no arrangements have been made, your family members are forced to shop for merchandise and services they are very unfamiliar with. Being unsure and confused, many purchasers are uncertain how much they should spend which many times results in emotional overspending.

Planning Ahead Is Easier Than You Think!

All that it takes is one phone call to Southern Palms. We can arrange a time for you to come to the cemetery for a tour of our facilities and a complete explanation of all of the options we offer. We can discuss any special considerations you have and answer all of your questions. We accept all major credit cards or you can even set your pre-arrangement plan up on monthly installments. If you would like, we will be happy to send one of our family counselors to your home. Pre-planning is a genuine gift of love that you give to your family.

Only select cemetery and funeral providers are invited to become a part of the Remembrance Process. Southern Palms is the only authorized provider of this program in the North Myrtle Beach area.