A Fatherless Father’s Day

Posted on June 15, 2020 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
Posted under General, Grief

  Father’s Day is another day of the year that is intended to be a time of happiness and to bring families together, but instead, it can be a reminder of loss or sadness. For those who have lost a father or fathers who have lost a child, this can be a very difficult time. […]

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Mourning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 8, 2020 by Sarah Driskell | 1 Comment
Posted under General, Grief, Health & Wellness

  As everyone is currently aware, the Covid-19 Pandemic we are all facing has changed every aspect of our normal, everyday lives. Those that are sick and in the hospital, in a hospice facility, or in a nursing home are most likely not allowed visitors and if they are lucky, it is most likely only […]

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Music at a Funeral

Music at a Funeral

Posted on February 4, 2020 by Greg Briscoe | Leave a comment
Posted under General, Pre-Planning, Uncategorized

Music is one element of a service that can have an emotional effect on the family and those attending the service. It can have a calming effect and an uplifting feeling as well. Music should be chosen to have meaning to both the deceased and the surviving family and friends. At Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home […]

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Creating A Warm Atmosphere

Posted on January 10, 2020 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
Posted under General, Grief Help, Uncategorized

Often when you think of a funeral service or a memorial service, the first thing that comes to mind is sad, dreadful, tear-filled, mourning, or more simply put, “depressing.” While all of these terms may be true, the reason we hold these services is to remember our loved one and to honor the life they […]

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Hope for the Holidays

Hope for the Holidays!

Posted on December 20, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
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Do you feel overwhelmed and stressed as the Holidays near? It may feel like there’s not enough time to send Christmas cards, make baked goods, and cut out Christmas cookies to share with neighbors and friends. The elf may not do something extravagant every night and you didn’t have time to make the Gingerbread house […]

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