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Value in 2020

Posted on July 20, 2020 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
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Value in Funeral Service During a Pandemic 2020 is only a little over halfway over. I know… I hate being the one to remind you. 2020 has been a year of uncertainty and crippling times. I have heard over and over people saying, “Is it 2021, yet?” I don’t want to be the bearer of […]

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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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COVID-19

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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