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Is there value in having a service?

Posted on March 8, 2023 by J. Chad Pendley | Leave a comment
Posted under Grief, Service, Value

  We add value in having a service by alleviating the burden of planning and arranging details in order to give you time to grieve. Our funeral director’s go above and beyond to coordinate details and manage any moving parts of a service so you don’t have to.   The days of the pandemic are […]

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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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Our Family Serving Your Family.

Posted on February 15, 2019 by J. Chad Pendley | 1 Comment
Posted under Around the Funeral Home

  The most left comment on the survey’s that we receive back from our families is “We felt just like family at Mayes Ward-Dobbins”.  That comment is the most meaningful comment that we could receive and it helps us to confirm our intentions.  We strive everyday to treat each person who walks through our door […]

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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
Posted under Grief Help

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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