Why Should I Plan Ahead?

Pre-planning allows you to enjoy peace of mind knowing your wishes will be honored and the burden of making difficult decisions will not be on the shoulders of your loved ones.

what is required?

As you begin the cremation pre-planning process, it is important to remember that you are not just planning for yourself. You are making arrangements and decisions that will greatly affect your loved ones. 

Simply telling your family members or friends that you wish to be cremated is not enough.  Utah law requires a person to provide written directions, or “advance directions.”  These directions include designating a funeral service establishment, providing directions for cremation arrangements, providing your signature (as well as the signature of two unrelated witnesses), and providing resources to carry out the directions.  If advance directions are not designated ahead of time, the legal next-of-kin has the authority and responsibility to make any and all decisions at the time of death.  We can help you simplify this process.

Does Pre-planning Require Pre-payment?


Planning ahead with us is accomplished in three simple steps: 1.    Decide what you want to take place in the event of your death. Services can be simple or elaborate, religious or secular. You should keep in mind what your family or close friends may want or need. We will help you select a package that is right for you.2.    Place in writing your wishes and vital information. Our staff members will guide you through this “advance direction” process. We provide all authorization forms and other pre-planning documentation forms free of charge. We keep your personal information private and secure. 3.    Provide resources to pay for your service. Paying in advance freezes the costs. Your funds are protected and are completely transferable in the event you move out of the area. Convenient payment plans are available.

Why Pre-Plan with Us?

The Cremation Center of Southern Utah is designed exclusively for those choosing cremation.  We understand that you may feel intimidated to begin the pre-planning process.  Our goal is to provide a non-threatening environment where you may select the options that appeal to you.  You will not be pressured or further contacted against your will.  Your comfort and privacy are of the utmost importance.

Ready to get started?

Request a personal appointment with a Cremation Center of Southern Utah pre-planning advisor. Please contact us by clicking on the link below.

Contact Us for an Appointment

Record your personal information to be kept on file at The Cremation Center of Southern Utah. If desired, convenient payment plans are available.

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To meet with a funeral professional, please contact us at (435) 986-9100, or stop by our office at 1316 S. 400 E., Ste. A-5, in St. George, UT.