Southerners Throw the Best Funerals

Southerners Throw the Best Funerals

Laura Beth Peters and Lainie Stubblefield

Meet us at the table as we discuss with author Elizabeth Passarella why southerners are the very best at throwing funerals. After all, it's our opportunity to do more than provide closure, we experience the grief together, with deviled eggs, tissues, and a chance to reflect on eternity. Elizabeth is a contributing editor for Southern Living, where she writes the funniest and most heart-felt columns!

A former editor at Real Simple and Vogue, she has spent more than 20 years writing about food, travel, home design, and parenting in outlets including The New York TimesWall Street JournalParentsMartha Stewart WeddingsCoastal LivingAirbnb Magazine, and Apartment Therapy’s The Kitchn. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and graduated with a degree in journalism from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Elizabeth lives in New York City with her husband and three children.

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