Poems for a mother's funeral include "A Mother's Love" by Helen Steiner Rice, "Farewell, Dear Mother" by Ruth Ann Mahaffey and "Quiet Moments" by Louisas Lodge. In all three of these poems, the speakers celebrate loving moments they experienced with their deceased mothers to which many people can relate.
Another good poem for a mother's funeral is the anonymous "You Were There," which is spoken from the perspective of two or more siblings who are celebrating the good things their mother did for them in life.
The anonymous poem "My Mother Kept a Garden" describes the mother as a gardener who carefully tended to her child in life. Also, an appropriate poem to read at the funeral of a mother who died from an illness is the anonymous "Dearest Mum."