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Funerals are emotional affairs. Someone has left this world, and left others grieving their loss. When planning memorials, many people will choose to incorporate music to honor their loved ones, especially gospel melodies. There are a number of good gospel songs for funerals. If you’re in need, you may find the right choice on this list.

Gospel music for funerals, homegoings, or celebrations of life – whatever the term used – is a meaningful and traditional choice. Many of these gospel memorial songs are hundreds of years old, passed down as prayers which became hymns. The right gospel songs for a funeral can help those in attendance find comfort, healing, and peace.

This list of gospel songs for a memorial includes come classic songs and hymns, along with a few contemporary selections as well. Some gospel for a funeral is made for a gospel choir to sing; others are strictly solo. Take a listen, and vote your choices for favorite gospel hymns for a funeral up to the top of the list. You can also add any meaningful music that is missing.

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Just a Closer Walk With Thee Five Blind Boys of Alabama

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I’ll Fly Away Alan Jackson

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Till We Meet Again Kirk Franklin

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No Tears in Glory Rev. F.C. Barnes

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Will the Circle Be Unbroken John Lee Hooker

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Going Home Bill Gaither

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53 25
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Victory In Jesus Dynamic Praise

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62 35
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I’m Free Milton Brunson

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Just as Soon as I Get There Chicago Mass Choir

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Amazing Grace Judy Collins

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Don't Cry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Gospel Songs for Funerals
yourmomchoselife added Don't Cry Kirk Franklin, Richard Smallwood

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Well Done Andraé Crouch

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32 15
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I’m Going Away Walter Hawkins

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Angels Will Be Singing Edwin Hawkins

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Be Still My Soul Mahalia Jackson

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44 28
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Bye and Bye Vintage

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Your First Day in Heaven is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Gospel Songs for Funerals
Ted Shelly added Your First Day in Heaven Bill & Gloria Gaither, Bill & Gloria Gaither and their Homecoming Friends - I sang this song at my 48 yr old daughter's funeral.  

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Nearer My God to Thee Oslo Gospel Choir

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Heaven Song Phil Wickham

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Soon as I Get Home Thomas Whitfield

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Jerusalem James Cleveland

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Bring Balloons is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Good Gospel Songs for Funerals
yourmomchoselife added Bring Balloons

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All My Tears Julie Miller