Obituaries

Constance Miller
B: 1931-10-21
D: 2017-07-14
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Miller, Constance
Mary Brooks
B: 1926-02-21
D: 2017-07-14
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Brooks, Mary
Carol Yarborough
B: 1948-02-01
D: 2017-07-10
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Yarborough, Carol
Norma Hudson-Rattelade
B: 1933-12-10
D: 2017-07-01
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Hudson-Rattelade, Norma
Linda King
B: 1955-10-16
D: 2017-06-18
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King, Linda
Nancy McFadden Windell
B: 1927-02-17
D: 2017-06-17
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McFadden Windell, Nancy
Bobby Martin
B: 1951-06-19
D: 2017-06-11
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Martin, Bobby
Michael Adams
B: 2017-04-22
D: 2017-06-07
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Adams, Michael
Mary Lee Robbins
B: 1921-12-23
D: 2017-06-03
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Robbins, Mary Lee
Norman Rushing
B: 1934-02-05
D: 2017-05-27
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Rushing, Norman
James Hearn
B: 1942-11-11
D: 2017-05-22
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Hearn, James
Eugene Stiff
B: 1926-09-19
D: 2017-05-22
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Stiff, Eugene
Grace Tinkler
B: 1933-03-24
D: 2017-05-14
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Tinkler, Grace
Evelyn Matthews
B: 1922-08-27
D: 2017-05-10
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Matthews, Evelyn
Eula Russell
B: 1919-11-04
D: 2017-05-03
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Russell, Eula
Ruth Faulkenberry
B: 1926-06-12
D: 2017-04-26
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Faulkenberry, Ruth
Eleanor Montgomery
B: 1951-04-05
D: 2017-04-26
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Montgomery, Eleanor
Michael Cook
B: 1973-05-23
D: 2017-04-20
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Cook , Michael
John Byrnes
B: 1971-11-26
D: 2017-04-09
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Byrnes, John
Sharon Hoskins
B: 1962-02-03
D: 2017-04-07
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Hoskins, Sharon
Georgia Cohen
B: 1933-08-26
D: 2017-04-04
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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 (803) 329-4141 to begin.

Online Sources:

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