Beautifully Broken | The story of The Bottoms Family…

Posted on August 29, 2017 by J. Chad Pendley | Leave a comment
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Beautifully Broken | The story of the Bottoms family was beautifully written by Elizabeth Cossick, editor with Little Black Dress | Little Red Wagon. From time to time Elizabeth Cossick will reach out to see if we want to publish any new information in her magazine that may be relevant to her readers.  Being a […]

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“Grace Through Grief” – The past year with Brittany Price

Posted on August 23, 2016 by J. Chad Pendley | Leave a comment
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  As a funeral director we see many different families from all different walks of life come through our doors every day.  Every person and every family that we encounter has their own story and they’re always unique… but, almost strangely similar in their grief.  Loosing a loved one will never be easy but the […]

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My First Christmas In Heaven…

Posted on December 16, 2015 by J. Chad Pendley | Leave a comment
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My First Christmas in Heaven… Author Unknown but how very true and inspiring As we enter the holiday season, we here at Mayes Ward-Dobbins are thinking of those families that we have served who might be experiencing something a little different this year.  Gathering during the holidays with family after losing a loved one will […]

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A Rose In Heaven… A Mother’s Day Tribute

Posted on May 9, 2015 by J. Chad Pendley | Leave a comment
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Mother’s day is a very special day to most… and a very hard day for some.  Mother’s carry a special love from their children that cannot be easily replaced.  Today is the one day a year that is set aside (which I think there should be more days) that we all gather and come close […]

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Women and Grief

Posted on October 22, 2014 by J. Chad Pendley | 1 Comment
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Obstacles for a Grieving Woman… We had a great opportunity to sit in on a panel of grieving widows and learn more about how death and grief effect women.  Sometimes we see grief as universal but in fact, it can effect each sex a little differently.  My brother and I eyes were opened to what […]

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