How-To Instructions

After-death care of the body

Home funeral workshop

Providing After-Death Care 
This is a link to another website where you can find excellent resources for how to provide after-death care for a loved one. There are step-by-step manuals and also links to videos.

After-death legalities

Casket decorated by friends and family during a home vigil

How to go about filing the required legal documents in Texas
This page contains step-by-step instructions for filing the necessary forms in Texas. It is legal for you to do this part yourself, or you can hire a funeral director to do only this part and handle the other details yourself.