Obituaries

Dale Lantz
B: 1948-05-24
D: 2020-01-24
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Lantz, Dale
Willis Adcock
B: 1966-02-28
D: 2020-01-23
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Adcock, Willis
Jesse Stansbury
B: 1952-08-13
D: 2020-01-23
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Stansbury, Jesse
Steven Seal
B: 1950-07-28
D: 2020-01-22
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Seal, Steven
James Shumate
B: 1946-03-23
D: 2020-01-21
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Shumate, James
Dorothy High
B: 1940-07-22
D: 2020-01-20
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High, Dorothy
Lila Gardner
B: 1940-09-19
D: 2020-01-20
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Gardner, Lila
Catherine Tyo
B: 1939-09-24
D: 2020-01-20
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Tyo, Catherine
Richard Simpson
B: 1958-05-23
D: 2020-01-18
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Simpson, Richard
George Hammond
B: 1945-01-02
D: 2020-01-18
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Hammond, George
Peggy Grantzow
B: 1947-03-12
D: 2020-01-18
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Grantzow, Peggy
Marguerite Pearson
B: 1914-05-04
D: 2020-01-17
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Pearson, Marguerite
Dell Wightman
B: 1933-11-06
D: 2020-01-16
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Wightman, Dell
Patricia Louise Huffman
B: 1928-09-10
D: 2020-01-16
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Huffman, Patricia Louise
Carson Folk
B: 1937-06-05
D: 2020-01-15
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Folk, Carson
Donald Zepp
B: 1935-06-18
D: 2020-01-15
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Zepp, Donald
Traci Lee
B: 1972-11-15
D: 2020-01-15
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Lee, Traci
Brian Russell
B: 1974-10-18
D: 2020-01-14
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Russell, Brian
Shirley Clark
B: 1939-06-18
D: 2020-01-14
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Clark, Shirley
Deborah Brode
B: 1957-05-23
D: 2020-01-13
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Brode, Deborah
Dorothy Blue
B: 1925-07-13
D: 2020-01-13
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Blue, Dorothy

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What is a Memorial Service?

Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

Memorial Service Ideas

Our experience has shown us that many of today's families want more than a traditional funeral. This can be done by bringing more of the personality and lifestyle of the deceased into the arrangements. By displaying photographs or staging the event around a favorite pastime, a memorial service can become more personal and meaningful.

If a personalized memorial service suits the needs of your family, we suggest you consider the following questions:

  • What did your loved one like to do?
  • What was he or she like as an individual?
  • What was their profession and how did that shape their life?
  • Was your loved one spiritual?
  • Was he or she proud of their cultural or ethnic heritage? 

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Using the above five questions as our guide, we will spend the time to help create a fitting memorial service for your loved one. Please call us at 304-263-8896 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.