The story of Bartimaeus provides an excellent text for a funeral with both a clear gospel message and encouragement for the family:
Mr 10:50 And he, casting away his garment, rose, and came to Jesus.
Funeral for a Believer
Mr 10:46 And they came to Jericho: and as he went out of Jericho with his disciples and a great number of people, blind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, sat by the highway side begging.
Mr 10:47 And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say,