Per capita, Missouri funeral directors were hit hardest by the collapse of National Prearranged Services. And those funeral directors who suffered the greatest losses continue to demand help from the State of Missouri. Although Missouri re-wrote its preneed law just 3 years ago, the Legislature begins hearings today on whether more legislation is needed.
With the economy as it is, the NPS providers may not find a receptive audience in Jefferson City. Finding a receptive audience among other funeral directors can even be difficult.