Obituaries

Wanda Jones
B: 1948-08-16
D: 2018-05-21
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Jones, Wanda
Lois Underwood
B: 1928-03-22
D: 2018-05-20
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Underwood, Lois
Marilyn Mullen
B: 1934-12-27
D: 2018-05-16
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Mullen, Marilyn
Donald Carr
B: 1942-11-06
D: 2018-05-15
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Carr, Donald
Beverly Baggerly
B: 1941-10-31
D: 2018-05-13
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Baggerly, Beverly
Shirley Barclay
B: 1927-12-14
D: 2018-04-16
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Barclay, Shirley
Richard Spyker
B: 1938-03-18
D: 2018-04-12
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Spyker, Richard
James Bouchard
B: 1949-01-27
D: 2018-04-10
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Bouchard, James
William Niergarth
B: 1957-09-15
D: 2018-04-09
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Niergarth, William
Delores Labadie
B: 1931-05-24
D: 2018-04-07
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Labadie, Delores
David Rather
B: 1950-10-07
D: 2018-04-03
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Rather, David
Beulah Gray
B: 1922-08-19
D: 2018-04-03
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Gray, Beulah
Margie Clark
B: 1965-01-28
D: 2018-04-01
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Clark, Margie
Arthur Krem
B: 1933-11-06
D: 2018-03-31
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Krem, Arthur
Therese Geibig
B: 1929-07-07
D: 2018-03-29
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Geibig, Therese
Charles Banks
B: 1929-02-24
D: 2018-03-28
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Banks, Charles
Joseph Bowser
B: 1996-02-10
D: 2018-03-23
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Bowser, Joseph
Jeffry Carr
B: 1987-03-21
D: 2018-03-18
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Carr, Jeffry
Hollis West
B: 1935-08-26
D: 2018-03-17
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West, Hollis
Betty Ferguson
B: 1924-11-08
D: 2018-03-16
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Ferguson, Betty
Robert Mullenix
B: 1933-06-06
D: 2018-03-14
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Mullenix, Robert

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What to Expect

While it’s true that most people do not know what to do when a death has occurred, we believe this to be due to the simple fact that death comes into our lives less often than it did for our ancestors. After all, average life spans are significantly longer today, and our medical services vastly improved.

But there’s a downside too; we can be ill-prepared to deal with a death of a loved one. Death can be expected, and due to a terminal illness, or old age and declining health; or sudden and completely unexpected. Either way, the death of someone you love can leave you feeling lost, alone, and unsure where to turn for guidance. 

We believe that making funeral arrangements doesn’t have to add to the stresses of the moment. If you’ve recently experienced such a loss, our staff will guide you in planning a funeral. To reduce funeral expenses, we’ll help you in the selection of an appropriate funeral casket or cremation urn–all while working together to create a meaningful funeral ceremony or memorial service for your loved one.

This area of our website will guide you in the right direction. However, if you have any questions or simply wish to speak to one of our Funeral Directors to share your story and explore your options, please contact us.
 

When You Meet with the Funeral Home
Within the first 24 hours of your loved one’s passing, you will need to meet with a funeral home to begin the final arrangements. This page will help you prepare for our conversation.
The First Decision: Burial or Cremation?
This is an important decision and the foundation of all else which follows: the ceremony as well as the safekeeping of your loved one’s remains. Here’s some information you’ll need.
Selecting Funeral Products
Once you’ve made the vital decision regarding burial or cremation for your loved one, you need to choose the products involved with your choice. These guidelines can help.
The Details of Funeral Planning
An overview of the many aspects of service planning you will discuss during the arrangement conference, this page talks about the where, when and how of paying tribute to a love one.
What to Expect after the Funeral
You may feel out-of-sync with what is going on around you. Here’s how you can deal with the strong emotions and physical symptoms of grief and deal with daily life immediately after loss.