Obituary Form


Sample Obituary:
Last Name, First Name – b. Month DAY, YEAR, City, State.; d. Month DAY, YEAR, CITY, STATE. Survivors: wife, Name; son, Name; daughters, Name, Name; sister, Name; NUMBER grandchildren; NUMBER great-grandchildren. NAME was a deeply dedicated POST of the NAME church. He was a decades-long volunteer with MINISTRY.


Some more information:

A basic obituary should contain the following elements:

  • The person’s full name
  • Date of birth 
  • Date of death
  • Age when person died

It’s also common to include:

  • Where they lived
  • Where they died
  • Family members who died before them
  • Surviving family members
  • Church membership
  • Place/places where person worked
  • Denominational employment, if applicable