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PLAN AHEAD

We can assist you in making arrangements long before the need arises, called pre-planning, pre-arrangements, and pre-need.

You may simply meet with us to gather information for a death certificate and your wishes and keep it all in a file. You also may fund your pre-arrangements in order to lock in the costs of our services and merchandise. This allows your family to know exactly what your wishes are.

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Our Pre-planning Experts

Donna Rayburn

Donna moved to Gainesville in 2002 after having worked for a funeral home in Canton, Ohio as office manager. She started with Milam Funeral Home as office manager, and when she was ordained as an interfaith minister in 2004, and was trained in grief counseling, she became the Aftercare/Grief Counselor for the funeral home, conducting grief support groups, and private counseling sessions with family members whose loved one had died.

As an ordained interfaith minister, she is available to officiate at funeral and memorial services and has served many families since 2004. She is also a Family Services Counselor, assisting with filing life insurance policies, and in making prearrangements. Donna has made Gainesville her home and outside of her career, she most enjoys being grandmother to her two grandsons in Florida and her granddaughter in New York.

Erma Cobb

Erma, has training in cosmetology and in real estate. After retiring from North Florida Hospital Beauty Shop she found retirement was not for her and she met the folks at Milam Funeral Home and joined the team. She loves helping others and cooking and she collects cut glass and old small oil cans. She’s been married for 57 years and has two sons and six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

We are also partnered with I-Trust program to support your financial needs. Click here to find out how I-Trust can help you with your pre-planning arrangements.

Download a copy of our Preplanning Form for more information

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!

In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!