100 Most Uplifting Funeral Songs for Mom (from Daughter or Son)

Here are the 100 most uplifting funeral songs for your mom, from a daughter or a son. I have categorized them, and then the entire top 100 is at the bottom. You can click on the videos to listen to the top choices in choosing your music for mom.

Best 40 Funeral Songs for Mom

#1 The Best by Tina Turner

#2 I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

#3 You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone by Anna Kendrick

#4 What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

#5 I’ve Had the Time of My Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

#6 You Are the Sunshine of My Life by Stevie Wonder

#7 Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole

#8 Dancing in the Sky by Dani and Lizzy

#9 Follow the Sun by Xavier Rudd

#10 See You Again by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

#11 Who Wants to Live Forever by Queen

#12 Drops of Jupiter by Train

#13 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day

#14 Spirit in the Sky by Norman Greenbaum

#15 Supermarket Flowers by Ed Sheeran

#16 The Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler

#17 Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton

#18 There You’ll Be by Faith Hill

#19 In the Arms of an Angel by Sarah McLachlan

#20 Unforgettable by Nat King Cole

#21 A Song for Momma by Boys II Men

#22 Heaven’s Garden by Kiernan Brennan

#23 My Mother’s Eyes by Frankie Valli

#24 Dream a Little Dream of Me by Mama Cass

#25 Like a River by Carly Simon

#26 You Raise Me Up by Josh Groban

#27 Don’t Forget to Remember Me by Carrie Underwood

#28 How Can I Help You Say Goodbye by Patty Loveless

#29 A Mother’s Love by Mark Masri and Jim Brickman

#30 Two of Us by Louis Tomlinson

#31 Mama by Connie Francis

#32 When I’m Gone by Joey+Rory

#33 If Heaven Was Needing a Hero by Jo Dee Messina

#34 Mama Liked the Rosed by Elvis Presley

#35 Memories of You by Rosemary Clooney and Benny Goodman

#36 If I Could Be Where You Are by Enya

#37 Goodbye’s (The Saddest Word) by Celine Dion

#38 Hush Little Baby by Joan Baez

#39 The Garden by Jimmy Scott

#40 Pie Jesu by Celtic Woman

Best Country Funeral Songs

#1 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle by Glenn Campbell

#2 There You’ll Be by Faith Hill

#3 Go Rest High on That Mountain by Vince Gill

#4 I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

#5 Angels Among Us by Alabama

#6 How Can I Help You to Say Goodbye by Patty Loveless

#7 Broken Halos by Chris Stapleton

#8 If Heaven by Andy Griggs

#9 Roses for Mama by C.W. McCall

#10 A Picture of Me (Without You) by George Jones

#11 I Can’t Write That by Jeff Bates

#12 Jealous of the Angels by Donna Taggart

#13 Never Alone by Jim Brickman

#14 Mama Sang a Song by Bill Anderson

#15 Life Ain’t Always Beautiful by Gary Allan

#16 You Should Be Here by Cole Swindell

#17 You’re Gone by Diamond Rio

#18 Please Remember Me by Tim McGraw

#19 One More Day with You by Diamond Rio

#20 I’ll Leave This World Loving You by Ricky Van Shelton

Best Christian Funeral Songs

#1 I Can Only Imagine by MercyMe

#2 I Will Rise by Chris Tomlin

#3 Broken Vessels (Amazing Grace) by Hillsong United

#4 Cry Out To Jesus by Third Day

#5 Oceans by Hillsong United

#6 Go Rest High On That Mountain by Vince Gill

#7 Lord, I Need You by Matt Maher

#8 Who Am I by Casting Crowns

#9 Homesick by MercyMe

#10 Amazing Grace by Chris Tomlin

#11 Save A Place For Me by Matthew West

#12 Heaven Song by Phil Wickham

#13 In Better Hands by Natalie Grant

#14 One More Day by Diamond Rio

#15 There Will Be A Day by Jeremey Camp

#16 Cornerstone by Hillsong Worship

#17 Closer To You by Mark Schultz

#18 Rock of Ages by Chris Rice

#19 Dancing With The Angels by Monk & Neagle

#20 Three Wooden Crosses by Randy Travis

Best Upbeat Funeral Songs

#1 The Best by Tina Turner

#2 I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

#3 You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone by Anna Kendrick

#4 What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

#5 I’ve Had the Time of My Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

#6 You Are the Sunshine of My Life by Stevie Wonder

#7 Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole

#8 Dancing in the Sky by Dani and Lizzy

#9 Follow the Sun by Xavier Rudd

#10 See You Again by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

#11 Smile by Nat King Cole

#12 Take Me To Church by Hozier Cover

#13 Everywhere by Michelle Branch

#14 Don’t Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

#15 Fight Song by Rachel Platten

#16 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day

#17 Stand by Me by Ben E. King

#18 I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead by Bon Jovi

#19 Bring Me Sunshine by Morecambe and Wise

#20 Always Look on the Bright Side of Life by Monty Python

Best Gospel Funeral Songs

#1 Jesus Promised Me a Home Over There by Jennifer Hudson

#2 Stand by Donnie McClurkin

#3 I’m Going Away by Walter Hawkins

#4 If I Don’t Wake Up by The Williams Brothers

#5 Soon and Very Soon by Andrae Crouch

#6 Comforter by CeCe Winans

#7 The Battle Is Not Yours by Yolanda Adams

#8 Don’t Cry by Kirk Franklin

#9 I Need You Now by Smokie Norful

#10 When We All Get to Heaven by Richard Smallwood

#11 I Shall Wear a Crown by Richard Smallwood

#12 Oh Happy Day by Edwin Hawkins Singers

#13 Goin’ Up Yonder by Walter Hawkins & The Love Center Choir

#14 I’m Free by Milton Brunson and the Thompson Community Singers

#15 Nearer My God to Thee by Mighty Clouds of Joy (or Oslo Gospel Choir version)

#16 Bye and Bye by Georgia Mass Choir

#17 His Eye Is On the Sparrow by Whitney Houston

#18 Well Done by Andrae Crouch

#19 I’ll Fly Away by Hezekiah Walker and the Love Fellowship Crusade Choir

#20 Just as Soon as I Get There by Chicago Mass Choir

Author Bio
Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Masters Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years. If you would like to reach out to contact Natalie, then go here to send her a message.