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5 ways technology is useful in the Funeral Home.

Posted on June 14, 2016 by J. Chad Pendley | 1 Comment
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      There is a lot of value that can be added through technology and we are going to discuss the top 5 ways technology has been useful in our Funeral Homes.  We have witnessed a change in our industry over the years… How people interact and communicate, how people grieve, how people want to […]

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What is a “Simple Cremation” and what Advertising leads you to believe.

Posted on April 19, 2016 by J. Chad Pendley | Leave a comment
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  What is a “Simple Cremation” and why is it advertised so often? Just like most days when I leave the office I drive through Kennesaw Mountain Park to enjoy the wonderful sights and reflect on my day.  Most of my days end well with a feeling of accomplishment…. other days…. well, its a little […]

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What it means to serve in Marietta

Posted on March 1, 2016 by J. Chad Pendley | Leave a comment
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As we are coming up on 93 years of service in Marietta it has caused me to think about what it means to serve as a funeral director in Marietta.  Living the life of a funeral director has many benefits and while serving within this community I have been able to experience many more blessings […]

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A Natural Approach to a Green Burial…

Posted on January 15, 2016 by J. Chad Pendley | Leave a comment
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A request that we hear from our families quite often is how can they have or achieve a Green or Natural Burial experience.  My intention with this post is to inform you what it takes and how you can achieve this experience… also, to help you decide if it is right for you. What is […]

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My First Christmas In Heaven…

Posted on December 16, 2015 by J. Chad Pendley | 2 Comments
Posted under Grief Help

My First Christmas in Heaven… Author Unknown but how very true and inspiring As we enter the holiday season, we here at Mayes Ward-Dobbins are thinking of those families that we have served who might be experiencing something a little different this year.  Gathering during the holidays with family after losing a loved one will […]

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