Things to Remember

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Vital INformation

The following information is needed for death certificate and therefore must match the birth certificate:

  • Decedent's full name (Including maiden name if female)
  • Date of birth, Place of birth, Social Security number, and Current address
  • Father's full name and Mother's full name (with maiden name)
  • Marital status at time of death. If married - full name of spouse, date & place of marriage; If widowed - full name & year of passing
  • Education level, Occupation, and Place of employment
  • Military discharge information and papers

Additional information needed (where applicable)

  • Insurance policy/policies
  • Copy of marriage license, Cemetery deed, Power of Attorney documentation
  • Religious preference, Name of church home, Minister name(s) and Musician name(s)
  • Information for funeral programs (typed); Suggested printing companies are list on back
  • Location of repast and Contact person
  • Picture for funeral program and/or Newspaper obituary
  • Photos for Memorial Tribute (25-30 photos)

Clothing, Jewelry and accessories

Your loved one will require full burial attire and a complete set of underclothing. Shoes/slippers are optional. 

FEMALES:

  • Burial attire must be long-sleeved. Any lace or sheer clothing must have a full heavy lining.
  • Underclothing - panties, bra, pantyhose, full slip or half slip with camisole
  • The neckline of the burial attire should not be low
  • Preferred nail polish and lip color (optional)

MALES:

  • Suit, tie and belt
  • Long sleeve shirt (shirts with cuffs must have cufflinks)
  • Underclothing - briefs, undershirt/t-shirt and socks

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • If jewelry is to be used, it will remain with the deceased. Costume jewelry is suggested. This also includes Rosary Beads. Please note that Mabrie Memorial Mortuary will not be held liable for the loss of any jewelry or personal items of the deceased.
  • Eyeglasses, wigs, hairpieces or other accessories should be brought along with clothing
  • Recent photo for hairstyling and cosmetology

Printing Company Suggestions

Innerfaith Publishing
Michael Evans
The Power Center
12401 S Post Oak Rd.
Houston, TX 77045
(713) 298-5890
innerfaithpublishinggrnail.com
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9AM to 5PM


Metoyer-Roy Printing
2400 Central Parkway, Ste D
Houston, TX 77092
(713) 338-2159
[email protected]
http://www.metroyprinting.com
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9AM to 6PM


RPC Printing
Ruth Cummings

Location 1: 4300 Noble St., Houston, TX 77020

Location 2: 4110 Majestic St., Houston, TX 77026

(713) 857-0094
[email protected]
http://www.rpcprints.com
Hours: Monday-Friday, 10AM to 4:30PM


Fine Print Designers
Gale Clifton
[email protected]
(281) 458-9800 (Home)
(713) 240-7710 (Mobile)