New Orleans, LA — Two women from New Orleans recently decided to give their dead mother a funeral that she reportedly would have wanted. They dressed her up in a black coat with a bright yellow scarf and dressy earrings, put on her dark shades, and sat her up at a table – for everyone attending the funeral to see.
Held at Charbonnet Funeral Home, the funeral drew lots of media attention and the woman’s family said that these are the things she would have enjoyed at a social gathering. They also added that those who attended the funeral seemed to enjoy this fitting goodbye.
The woman’s name was Miriam Marie Burbank and she had died on June 1st at the tender age of just 53 years old. The cause of death was not reported.
But this is not the first time that such a funeral has happened in New Orleans.
This past April, philanthropist and socialite Mickey Easterling died and also had a similar funeral – where he casually sat on an iron bench and greeted guests with champagne and a magnificent hat.
What do you think? Would you want your funeral to be like this?
Here’s the video below: