Learn all about the Social Security Death Index in an article by Donna Potter in Discovering Family History (July-August 2008): 11-12. Janice Nickerson explains how to search for burial information in a second article about your dear departeds (pp. 8-10).
NOTE: Discovering Family History is a new genealogical publication that should prove of interest to many members of MoSGA. Look for it in your favorite bookstore, or ask your local public librarian to add it to their subscription list!