Obituaries

Elsie Crenshaw
D: 2017-05-24
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Crenshaw, Elsie
Evelyn Pearson
B: 1932-12-17
D: 2017-05-23
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Pearson, Evelyn
Donald Butler
D: 2017-05-23
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Butler, Donald
Annette Holden
B: 1949-12-27
D: 2017-05-22
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Holden, Annette
Emily Wright
B: 1915-06-24
D: 2017-05-22
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Wright, Emily
Rose Frasier
B: 1960-12-14
D: 2017-05-21
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Frasier, Rose
Clarence Pinkett
D: 2017-05-21
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Pinkett, Clarence
Harold Stevenson
D: 2017-05-20
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Stevenson, Harold
Hazel Wilson
D: 2017-05-20
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Wilson, Hazel
Chiquita Wilson
D: 2017-05-20
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Wilson, Chiquita
Robert Handy
B: 1954-11-30
D: 2017-05-19
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Handy, Robert
Roy Leonard
B: 1965-07-31
D: 2017-05-18
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Leonard, Roy
Marian Gunner
B: 1923-05-04
D: 2017-05-18
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Gunner, Marian
Mildred Stanley-Murray
B: 1922-08-09
D: 2017-05-18
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Stanley-Murray, Mildred
Leigh Furr
B: 1938-04-25
D: 2017-05-17
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Furr, Leigh
Barbara Davis
B: 1939-03-10
D: 2017-05-17
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Davis, Barbara
Shelby Newman
B: 1963-06-27
D: 2017-05-15
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Newman, Shelby
Lavar Davis
D: 2017-05-15
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Davis, Lavar
Ernest Craig
D: 2017-05-14
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Craig, Ernest
Mottie Eaton
B: 1953-02-24
D: 2017-05-14
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Eaton, Mottie
Berneice Barlow
D: 2017-05-13
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Barlow, Berneice

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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 (302) 678-8747 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.