Obituaries

Frank Daniels
B: 1937-07-20
D: 2021-01-22
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Daniels, Frank
Eugenia Newsome
B: 1966-02-05
D: 2021-01-20
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Newsome, Eugenia
Gail Fannin
B: 1952-06-02
D: 2021-01-15
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Fannin, Gail
Charles Burke
B: 1962-03-22
D: 2021-01-09
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Burke , Charles
Phillis Beltran
B: 1950-03-25
D: 2021-01-07
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Beltran, Phillis
Lonnie Cavins
B: 1969-12-30
D: 2021-01-05
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Cavins, Lonnie
Ruth Meek
B: 1935-11-19
D: 2021-01-03
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Meek, Ruth
Deanna Lee Cole
B: 1943-04-06
D: 2021-01-03
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Cole, Deanna Lee
Dennis Slone
B: 1962-11-17
D: 2021-01-02
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Slone, Dennis
Mary Crisp
B: 1946-06-23
D: 2020-12-28
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Crisp, Mary
William C. "Bill" Daniel
B: 1938-01-20
D: 2020-12-27
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Daniel, William C. "Bill"
Dena Bentley
B: 1976-04-17
D: 2020-12-25
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Bentley, Dena
Robert Sublett
B: 1948-01-03
D: 2020-12-24
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Sublett, Robert
Mary Daniels
B: 1952-08-25
D: 2020-12-22
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Daniels, Mary
Doris Baldwin
B: 1955-05-12
D: 2020-12-18
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Baldwin, Doris
Dovie Belcher
B: 1942-07-26
D: 2020-12-15
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Belcher, Dovie
Willie Castle
B: 1947-02-22
D: 2020-12-10
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Castle, Willie
Randy Salyer
B: 1957-10-12
D: 2020-12-10
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Salyer, Randy
Brooke Nix
B: 1996-11-15
D: 2020-12-07
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Nix, Brooke
Thelma Lester
B: 1930-06-27
D: 2020-12-06
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Lester, Thelma
Jackson Brown
B: 1927-12-06
D: 2020-12-05
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Brown, Jackson

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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 (606) 789-4212 ‬ to begin.

Online Sources:

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