You do not want there to be any bad feelings about something you felt was fine to place in the obit, only to learn that the information was not correct or accurate.
Along with making sure that the poem is appropriate for the obit, you will need to make sure that you give proper credit to the author of the poem.
As with anything you find to include in the obit, it is good practice to have at least one other family member read what you plan to use.
By reading over these, you will learn how to write the kind of memorial obit you need to compose.
Once the obit has been printed, you can clip if from the paper and save it.
When a person has a long-term illness, he might write his own obit.
Some like to include a poem in the obit.
The revenues confiscated were those used for "the finding, maintaining or sustentation of any priest or of any anniversary, or obit, lamp, light or other such things."
According to the obit-book of the cathedral of Aberdeen, he died on the 13th of March 1395.
C. 14 (specially directed to the suppression of chantries) vests in the crown all money paid by corporations and all lands appointed to the finding or maintenance of any priest, or any anniversary or obit or other like thing, or of any light or lamp in any church or chapel maintained within five years before 1547.