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Shipping Services


Our experience and expertise in making arrangements to return loved ones home is unmatched in this area. Our services include the local removal, embalming, care and preparation of the deceased. Preparing and securing the necessary documents, including the death certificate, and transit permits. We arrange transportation to your preference of airports, and coordinate with the airlines to schedule the flights to meet the family’s schedule. Finally the deceased in placed in an airline approved shipping case, and transported to the Nashville International Airport for the flight home. During the entire time our staff will communicate with you and keep you informed as to scheduled and status.

International Shipping presents funeral directors with unique challenges. Dealing with a foreign embassy, or trying to interpret complicated shipping requirements is something we are trained to help you with. As a known shipper of the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Safety Administration (TSA), we have worldwide contacts to ensure seamless service. Music City Mortuary also stocks international approved shipping cases. Returning loved ones to a foreign country is complicated, but we make it simple for you.

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