Here at Miller, our family owned funeral home and staff pride ourselves on services unique to each family's needs. From earth burial to cremations, we offer funeral services flexible to every family’s needs. This includes various religious services and domestic and international shipping. We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year at no extra charge for weekends, or after normal business hours. We ensure all personal information is kept confidential and provide step-by-step assistance. We can answer questions about full traditional funeral services, cremation services, burial vaults, caskets, urns, and Advance Planning information. Our families can ask for Memorial Tribute DVD Services. This special service creates a memory invaluable to your visitation. If you would like to inquire about services not listed on our site, please feel free to contact us or call 703-878-2273
Some of the services we provide to our families at Miller Funeral Home provides:
Provide and maintain facilities necessary for all services.
Receive death calls and obtain signed death certificate.
Provide details of steps to be taken after death notification.
Obtain release of remains and transfer to funeral home.
Take custody & inventory personal effects of deceased and return to family
Embalm remains and perform restorative art procedures when necessary
Perform alternative preparation when no embalming.
Hold body without preparation when required.
Coordinate with organ/tissue bank for donation.
File death certificate with proper government agency.
Obtain burial cremation or transit permit.
Provide government forms for arrangement conference.
Obtain vital statistics needed for legal documents.
Advise family on any legal decision that must be considered.
Maintain funeral records as required by law.
Explain and provide final disposition options.
Explain religious and cultural options and requirements.
Explain and provide service and funeral options.
Explain military options and coordinate with the military.
Contract and coordinate with clergy.
Explain fraternal/special group options and coordinate with the group
Death notice writing and photography assistance. Submit to newspaper.
Assist with flower selection and ordering.
Eulogy writing assistance.
Photo board, video tribute assistance and production.
Casket, vault, or urn selection assistance and display.
Assist with Medicaid spend-down details.
Facilitate return of deceased form out of town.
Provide aftercare support.
Register and memorial card assistance and production during services.
Provide memorial donation envelopes for charities.
Provide religious symbols.
Explain and assist with cemetery options and rules.
Explain veterans' benefits and complete death benefit forms
Complete and send forms for Social Security.
Complete insurance forms when required.
Provide clean and pressed clothing for deceased. Dress deceased
Cosmetize deceased including hair and nail care
Place casket in visitation room in proper manner.
Arrange visitation room for wake, calling hours.
Meet with families for first visitation and greet guests to visitation room
Answer telephone inquiries about visitation and/or funeral.
Receive and arrange flowers. Photograph flowers, if requested.
Provide music system during visitation and funeral service.
Arrange for police or private funeral procession escort.
Coordinate with and assist special group(s) or clergy before funeral.
Provide transportation for family, pallbearers and clergy, if necessary.
Close casket, ensuring family request for items left in, or remove from casket.
Lead procession to church..
Ensure correct grave or crypt is opened.
Transport and arrange flowers at cemetery.
Supervise cemetery/crematory service.
Provide cemetery with burial/cremation permit.
Deliver cash advances to church/cemetery.
Assist family with monument purchase or inscription.
Retrieve cremated remains from crematory and hold for family.
Provide pre-need planning, funding and security of funds