Seriously is it Weird to Want to Plan Your Own Funeral?

My death should be sometime away, but what if it isn’t? Putting the burden on someone else to plan, or prepare for my death? Thinking of my three Children that don’t handle death well, just some thoughts for Whitney, Jarrett, and Harmony, to help them with this moment…
Planning is what I want, actually I am a simple person, and my children know it and planning what I want to wear, maybe a pair of blue jeans and plan and simple purple top…Okay purple is my favorite color, and blue jeans what else it like them, nothing… Simple as I am…
A simple modest funeral, basic cheap ass casket, but some of my favorite songs playing in the back ground, Ricky Nelson, Garden Party, this has always been a favorite song of mine.  John Denver, Take me home Country Roads, born in West Virginia, special spot in my heart and Bobby Bare, anything Bobby Bare, I have always been in love with him since a child, and my new love is Darius Rucker OMG anything he sings as well…
Don’t make my funeral a ritual kind of thing, of any sort…Funerals are for the living, and planning a traditional service is okay, but not needed.
At my age now, 49 year young, I have earned the right to be stubborn and decide what I want, as my youngest daughter runs away at this very moment of asking…
Honoring me is okay, but please, children, I am not asking for much, it will probably take a year’s salary to bury me and please you have a life to lead…Simple, modest, cheap are in the program.
Honoring my request as much as possible would be a plus, Doing this for me would make me happier than you will ever know…
Following my wishes is really not too much to ask.  Most of my family will hopefully be gone, and have nothing to actually say about my death anyways…Or at least the ones that may really care, will still are here and hopefully that is my children…
Please donate my body to science or being a big CSI fan, actually would like my body to go to the body farm, where they investigate murders, etc. This would make me so happy.
Really not wanting to control my funeral, but create the last moments of time with those who care, actually being alive, all with the program, while I am alive, and this is my chance to tell you what I want, and hopefully you will respect my wishes, without judgment, or condescension…
When you gather together, to tell stories, offer some humor and appreciation for your strong willed mother, that loved all of you dearly…
Maybe it will be easier, if you just accept, that my impending death whether it is tomorrow or in the days ahead, that I don’t want you to be sad, about my death, but consider what we had in life, and you’re my  beloved children, and my feeling during this final phase of my life are important.
Tomorrow, today, and yesterday, you my heart, and my soul, thank God he gave you all to me, to carry on with, or my life would have been empty…
 

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