The conversation that can change your life…

Posted on June 12, 2018 by J. Chad Pendley | Leave a comment
Posted under Grief Help, Most Common Questions, Pre-Planning

The title “The conversation that can change your life..” seems very dramatic and to a certain point it really is. My experience working with grieving families is that a simple conversation can change the grief structure that a person will experience after the loss of a loved one.  Guilt is a hurdle that will cause […]

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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
Posted under Grief Help, Women & Grief

  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 | 1 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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