Donna loved her uncle, Raymond, and wanted to be part of the activities surrounding his burial which entails humor, sadness, excitement, and mystery. The family had financial difficulties and could not give Raymond a proper burial. They rented a U-Haul to transport his body from Kentucky to South Carolina. The vehicle breaks down on the highway, and the casket slides out. Finally, after returning home and burying the body, a heavy rain washes the casket onto a main road causing havoc in the town.