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In our blog, we share resources and information that families in our community can use to cope with their loss or better understand their grief. We also write about ways we have been involved in the community. Check out our latest posts below.
Mother’s Day comes every year and is a time to celebrate the Mother’s in our life. This may be a mom, stepmom, grandmother, aunt, or even a daughter. For some, this may be the first Mother’s Day without that special person, making it a day of grief and sorrow instead of happiness and celebration. And […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
What is Mayes Ward-Dobbins doing for COVID-19? The Novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is affecting the daily lives of citizens, schools, graduations, businesses, as well as the funeral industry. This is uncharted territory for everyone, and we are all doing the best we can to follow government recommendations and protocols. Some of you […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading