This story takes “open casket” to the next level.

The family of Miriam Burbank knew she would never miss a party, so they made sure she was on the guest list for the blowout celebration just prior to her own funeral.

Gone But Not Forgotten—Celebs That Died Too Young

Propped up in a chair and surrounded by a few of her favorite things—Busch beer, menthol cigarettes, and a disco ball flashing overhead, the sadly deceased New Orleans native was the life of the party!

Burbank’s two daughters, who call their mom Mae Mae, said their late mother was a party girl and that they wanted a funeral that would make her proud.

Stars Who Made It Into The Tragic 27 Club

And no party girl would attend a gathering without a perfect pedicure—Miriam had her nails painted black and gold as a shout out to her favorite team, The New Orleans Saints!

So many shades of awesome...