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Information You Will Need

When someone dies, it may fall to you to make the “first calls.” Exactly who you need to contact will depend on the particular circumstances of the death. If you don’t know where to start, we can help walk you through the steps.

Information You Will Need When Making First Calls

Information you need to provide to the first call Funeral Director and other parties:


  1. Name of the deceased.

  2. Deceased’s residence — Address / City / State / Zip / Phone #.

  3. Deceased’s Social Security Number.

  4. Time of death.

  5. Current location of the body — Facility name / Address / City / State / Zip / Phone #.

  6. Attending physician name and phone #.

  7. Your name.

  8. Your residence — Address / City / State / Zip.

  9. Your telephone #’s — Daytime / Evening.

  10. Your relationship to the deceased.


When it comes time to make the funeral arrangements, there is other information you will need. For those who have not had the chance to discuss plans with family or friends; don’t worry. Our staff is trained and experienced in offering options that will allow you to plan an appropriate and meaningful tribute to your loved one.


Please don’t hesitate to call us at (276) 628-2131 to speak with one of our experienced professionals. If you have an immediate need, we're available for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Frost Funeral Home, LLC


250 East Main Street

Abingdon, VA 24212

Phone: (276) 628-2131

Fax: (276) 628-1205

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