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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.

Hope for the Holidays

Hope for the Holidays!

Posted on December 20, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
Posted under General, Health & Wellness

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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Greif and Grattitude

Grief & Gratitude

Posted on November 26, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
Posted under General, Grief Help

Thanksgiving is typically thought of as a time to spend time with family and reflect on the things that you are thankful for. Images are everywhere of what the holidays should look like – families all together and full of holiday cheer. Yet, the reality can be so different. For some, holidays are a reminder […]

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Veterans Day

Forever Grateful

Posted on November 10, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
Posted under General

Today and every day we are grateful for the men and women who protect and serve our great country. Veterans Day is held on November 11th each year. It is a day to honor all veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces. It is a day to celebrate their bravery and sacrifice. […]

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What makes a House a Home

What Makes a House a Home?

Posted on October 23, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | Leave a comment
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You’ve heard the question, “What makes a House a Home?” A house is only the shell, but a home is made up of what’s inside. When speaking of Funeral Homes, it is much the same. A Funeral Home is generally made up of 4 walls and a roof, but what makes Mayes Ward-Dobbins unique is […]

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We also do Simple but with Care.

Posted on October 10, 2019 by Sarah Driskell | 1 Comment
Posted under Most Common Questions, Pre-Planning, Uncategorized

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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