Obituaries

Robbie Hall
B: 1935-09-06
D: 2020-10-23
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Hall, Robbie
Belinda White
B: 1961-09-03
D: 2020-10-20
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White, Belinda
Mary Stribling
B: 1949-09-11
D: 2020-10-18
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Stribling , Mary
Hannah Garrett
B: 1953-06-19
D: 2020-10-18
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Garrett, Hannah
Glorious Turner
B: 1954-04-25
D: 2020-09-30
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Turner, Glorious
Linda Hinton
B: 1949-05-04
D: 2020-09-23
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Hinton, Linda
Sarah Waitemon
B: 1955-09-12
D: 2020-09-22
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Waitemon, Sarah
Francisco Cervantes
B: 1952-01-17
D: 2020-09-20
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Cervantes, Francisco
De' Shaye Nwaelu
B: 1970-03-11
D: 2020-09-19
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Nwaelu, De' Shaye
Joe Traylor
B: 1934-07-21
D: 2020-09-10
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Traylor, Joe
Virtha Williams
B: 1939-06-01
D: 2020-09-01
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Williams, Virtha
Infant De' Andre Caraway
B: 2020-08-23
D: 2020-08-23
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Caraway, Infant De' Andre
Roque Villarreal
B: 1979-08-19
D: 2020-08-21
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Villarreal, Roque
Infant Kodi Portor
D: 2020-08-17
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Portor , Infant Kodi
Charles Webster
B: 1939-01-27
D: 2020-08-15
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Webster, Charles
Fernando Reyes
B: 1978-07-27
D: 2020-08-11
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Reyes, Fernando
Bobbie Lee
B: 1931-09-13
D: 2020-08-10
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Lee, Bobbie
Elder Charles Johnson
B: 1920-02-26
D: 2020-08-09
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Johnson, Elder Charles
Melvin Thoman
B: 1929-11-06
D: 2020-08-07
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Thoman, Melvin
Jonathan Rodriguez
B: 1987-02-01
D: 2020-08-07
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Rodriguez, Jonathan
Kyrie Thompson
B: 2018-12-12
D: 2020-08-06
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Thompson, Kyrie

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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional funeral services include:

  • Visitation: This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.
  • Funeral Service: This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.
  • Committal Service: If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery.
  • Funeral Reception: Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.

If you are interested in making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at 903-572-3911 to begin.

Online Sources:

Rostad, Curtis, "The Basics of Funeral Service", Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2014