I Never Understood the Importance of Funerals Until Now

It’s more than just a custom

Ruby Lee
Crow’s Feet
Published in
3 min readApr 9, 2024

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The Tennessee color guard for my last uncle’s funeral. Pic from my files

Funerals are something that no one likes to talk about. Who wants to think about death? Yet we are all going to die. When I was younger, I would do anything to avoid a funeral. When I did go, I would always pick and choose whose funeral I would attend.

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Ruby Lee
Crow’s Feet

Mother, Wife, Teacher, Librarian, Teller of Stories. Author of The Marriage Wars by Leeanne Beasley Berry. Top Writer in Parenting, This Happened to Me, Humor