Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.
It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.
A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.
Veterans Administration Info and Phone Number
Telephone: (800) 827-1000
A veteran who has served honorably in the United States Military is entitled to:
A grave monument
A cash benefit for a veteran with a service connected disability
Burial in a national cemetery
A copy of the discharge papers, the Enlisted Record of Separation (DD214), is required and must be provided by the family so that Brown Funeral Home can help in applying for these benefits. For additional information please contact the VA @ 1-800-827-1000
Social Security Administration Info and Phone Number
Telephone: (800)-772-1213 (7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. weekdays)
In addition to other Social Security benefits, a one-time death benefit not to exceed $255.00 may be available to an eligible surviving spouse or an eligible child or children. Brown Funeral Home will complete a "Funeral Directors Statement of Death" which can help in applying for benefits. It usually requires about two months for a survivor to start receiving Social Security benefits. Contact the Social Security Administration at (800)772-1213 for eligibility details.