Greif and Grattitude

Grief & Gratitude

Posted on November 26, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
Posted under General, Grief Help

Thanksgiving is typically thought of as a time to spend time with family and reflect on the things that you are thankful for. Images are everywhere of what the holidays should look like – families all together and full of holiday cheer. Yet, the reality can be so different. For some, holidays are a reminder […]

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Veterans Day

Forever Grateful

Posted on November 10, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
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Today and every day we are grateful for the men and women who protect and serve our great country. Veterans Day is held on November 11th each year. It is a day to honor all veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces. It is a day to celebrate their bravery and sacrifice. […]

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What makes a House a Home

What Makes a House a Home?

Posted on October 23, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
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You’ve heard the question, “What makes a House a Home?” A house is only the shell, but a home is made up of what’s inside. When speaking of Funeral Homes, it is much the same. A Funeral Home is generally made up of 4 walls and a roof, but what makes Mayes Ward-Dobbins unique is […]

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We also do Simple but with Care.

Posted on October 10, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | 1 Comment
Posted under Most Common Questions, Pre-Planning, Uncategorized

When families lose a loved one, grieving brings on a roller coaster of emotions and having to take the time to plan a service of remembrance for their loved one at such a difficult time is the last thing they want to do. Many families then chose to use a Cremation Society or Crematorium because […]

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Honoring the life of a cowboy…

Posted on March 26, 2019 by J. Chad Pendley | Leave a comment
Posted under Around the Funeral Home

This past week we were honored to serve a cowboy and the family had special instructions for us to follow!  They were able to bring in his branding iron that he used on his ranch to brand the casket.  The casket they chose for him was made of Barn Wood and the branding was the […]

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