Obituaries

Haldren Davidson
B: 1923-02-23
D: 2019-02-16
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Davidson, Haldren
Edith Dacons
B: 1923-09-24
D: 2019-02-12
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Dacons, Edith
Horace Smith
B: 1940-01-15
D: 2019-02-12
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Smith, Horace
Raymond Summers
B: 1944-07-16
D: 2019-02-11
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Summers, Raymond
Keith Lackey
B: 1960-03-14
D: 2019-02-07
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Lackey, Keith
Taplis Butler
B: 1968-09-26
D: 2019-02-06
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Butler, Taplis
Carlos Zavala
B: 1985-03-17
D: 2019-02-06
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Zavala, Carlos
Edward Stephens
B: 1952-06-02
D: 2019-01-31
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Stephens, Edward
Anne Wise
B: 1926-10-08
D: 2019-01-29
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Wise, Anne
Harry Miller
B: 1940-08-03
D: 2019-01-25
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Miller, Harry
Geneva Blackwell
B: 1941-09-20
D: 2019-01-14
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Blackwell, Geneva
Ella Parker
B: 1947-10-21
D: 2019-01-13
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Parker, Ella
Paul Rivers
B: 1975-03-21
D: 2019-01-12
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Rivers, Paul
Claudine Davidson
B: 1941-05-15
D: 2019-01-09
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Davidson, Claudine
Melvin Daniels
D: 2019-01-09
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Daniels, Melvin
Minnie Wood
B: 1950-04-25
D: 2019-01-08
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Wood, Minnie
Jerry Gooden
B: 1964-01-05
D: 2019-01-05
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Gooden, Jerry
Maggie Holland
B: 1942-08-27
D: 2018-12-31
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Holland, Maggie
Albert Robinson
B: 1980-07-16
D: 2018-12-28
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Robinson, Albert
Howard Keaton
B: 1946-11-26
D: 2018-12-27
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Keaton, Howard
Anthony Chipley
B: 1954-08-29
D: 2018-12-27
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Chipley, Anthony

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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 (704) 873-3611 to begin.

Online Sources:

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