“Lord Take Me Noooooow!” 9 Things You Should Never Do, Say Or Wear At A Funeral

March 21, 2013 ‐ By Clarke Gail Baines
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Funerals are already difficult things for all to attend, especially the family or close friends of the deceased. But nothing makes thing worse (and stays as a negative memory for years to come) then when someone comes to the funeral and acts a damn fool. Whether they’re singing a song for the dead and CAN’T actually sing, telling a crude story as they recount what they consider a positive memory, or offering the worst words of support ever, you should do your best to be a positive yet QUIET support when you go to a funeral. Whatever you do though, just don’t get caught doing the following:

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  • Irnesha Dixon

    Why are all the people in the photos colored?

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  • Please don’t say to anyone “I know exactly how you feel” unless you have lost the exact same person(husband,brother,father) that they have– because you don’t know exactly how they feel and you make them feel worse!

  • I wore bright red at my neighbors funeral. He wasn’t a black or brown guy when he was alive, so why should I wear black to his funeral.

  • I don’t see anything wrong with him bringing his children to the funeral.

    • Elizabeth

      You don’t see anything wrong with a man bringing adult children nobody knew about that he had with another woman to his dead wife’s funeral? I call that disrespectful — AT BEST.

  • KJ23

    I wish I could anonymously send this as an email to my family because I’ve seen everything on this list happen. One thing that crossed the line was when my aunt and cousin got into an argument about the placement of my cousin’s child carseat… During the service…

  • Eliyahu_ben_Yehoshua7

    Black funerals are usually a fashion show, with people coming looking for a quick hook up and free food and ministers telling lies about the deceased. He was a good man loved his wife and kids, yet his wife got a black eye.

  • chanela

    LOL @ secret lovers! i died and i havent even gone to the other pages yet! ahahaha

  • Nene

    My family was acting a fool at one of my cousins funeral. We in Chicago and most funerals here you can end up dead so, a little fighting won’t hurt nobody.

    • TheStacyKeys

      Oh My

    • Sheena

      Girl now don’t feed that foolishness to these people who have never stepped foot in our city! We have the news doing enough of that. You guys can check out chibydesign.wordpress.c o m to get some insight into Chicago, there’s honestly a lot of good in my city.

  • Nina

    It’s just….disturbing. Once you’ve seen it, it’s hard to forget so why take a picture? I don’t want to look at ANYBODY lying in any casket. And I don’t want to go to the burial ground, either. I’d rather remember my loved ones while they were still alive. ______blackwhiteplanet.com_______ is the #1
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  • Nia

    What is this praise dancing thing? I went to 2 funerals and there was this hood chick doing this horrible dancing that I later found out was called praise dancing. My sister and I were trying not to laugh at that nonsense. Then at the repast people were going on and on about that f*ckery like it was nice. That is some hood isht for real!

    • Evie


    • chanela

      *DEAD* you just made my mothaeffin night!

  • Tudbee

    Oh my God, yes. I attended a friend’s husband’s funeral 2 months ago and while sitting at the back( cos I had my 3yr old with me and wanted to be able to dash if she got silly), another friend came in looking all dressed for the club in a black- sequined- short- body hugging dress with black tights and 5 ” heels with a cropped leather jacket. She sat next to me and was constantly tugging at the hem of the dress. I thought to myself wtf or am I just old-fashioned. Plus before she sat, she went to the front to the casket to take pictures and all (while service was going on).

  • Kutta_MoFo

    Please youtube “Never let a crackhead sing at your funeral” and watch the fvckery unfold.

    • Tudbee

      Without even watching, I’m tearing up at your description * fvckery*

    • Dimpz

      I actually did that and all I can say is: Bless him, God knows his Heart. #IWon’tLaughTheDevilisALiar

    • TheStacyKeys

      OMG I remember that vid

  • MsLadyE

    I have been to funerals for my aunt and uncle. The thing I hate the most is when other family members urge me to look at my deceased loved one lying in the casket. I don’t want to look at ANYBODY lying in any casket. And I don’t want to go to the burial ground, either. I’d rather remember my loved ones while they were still alive.

    • Dimpz

      OMG!!! Same here!! At my grandma’s funeral my Aunt was urging me to go and Look at the Body and i’m like ‘What the f*ck?! I loved her and I will Not tarnish my memories of her with looking at a corpse!!’ I honestly don’t know why some ppl Act like that…and they’re Family Too, SMH

  • Keisha Samoht

    my dad tld me that his family did because they didnt have many pictures of that person… i still didnt get it… referring to the last one

  • .:*whitneyeclectic*:.

    I’ve NEVER understood the whole “pictures of the body in casket” trend. It’s just….disturbing. Once you’ve seen it, it’s hard to forget so why take a picture?

    • chanela

      RIGHT!!!! i hate that mess! folks got entire albums for dead folks…. THE HELL!?

    • TheStacyKeys

      How about being at your relatives house going through some photo albums… then blam! casket pics, among pics of live family and friends, not cool