Gospel Good Gospel Songs for Funerals  

Ranker Music
4.6k votes 3k voters 151.1k views 28 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite gospel hymns for funerals.

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.

1
343 144
Ranker Video

2
231 85
Ranker Video

3
163 55
Ranker Video
yourmomchoselife added Kirk Franklin, Richard Smallwood

4
300 146
Ranker Video
Alan Jackson

5
201 87
Ranker Video
Five Blind Boys of Alabama

6
203 89
Ranker Video

7
262 146
Ranker Video
Kirk Franklin

8
175 88
Ranker Video
Rev. F.C. Barnes

9
84 29
Ranker Video
Ted Shelly added Bill & Gloria Gaither, Bill & Gloria Gaither and their Homecoming Friends - I sang this song at my 48 yr old daughter's funeral.  

10
113 52
Ranker Video
John Lee Hooker

11
81 30
Ranker Video
Judy Collins

12
86 34
Ranker Video

13
91 42
Ranker Video
Bill Gaither

14
77 32
Ranker Video
Dynamic Praise

15
99 49
Ranker Video
Milton Brunson

16
79 39
Ranker Video
Andraé Crouch

17
113 67
Ranker Video
Chicago Mass Choir

18
50 21
Ranker Video
Oslo Gospel Choir

19
43 17
Ranker Video
Mahalia Jackson

20
44 19
Ranker Video

21
52 28
Ranker Video
Walter Hawkins

22
39 17
Ranker Video

23
59 39
Ranker Video
Vintage

24
41 26
Ranker Video
Edwin Hawkins

25
33 22
Ranker Video
Phil Wickham

26
42 31
Ranker Video
Thomas Whitfield

27
19 11
Ranker Video
James Cleveland

28
15 25
Ranker Video
Julie Miller