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Never too late…

Posted on March 26, 2021 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
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The pandemic this past year has left people scrambling for ways to handle their grief while also dealing with the many social distancing restrictions during an already difficult time. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have seen families hold small, live streamed, private services while others have chosen to not hold a service at […]

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Music at a Funeral

Music at a Funeral

Posted on February 4, 2020 by Greg Briscoe | Leave a comment
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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
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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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We also do Simple but with Care.

Posted on October 10, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | 1 Comment
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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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