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‘More than a Mulligan’ golf scramble set for Sept. 23

Posted on September 1, 2017 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
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Community Church Oxford will host its second annual “More Than a Mulligan” golf scramble on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Mallard Pointe Golf Course. Money raised will go toward the church’s recovery ministries, one of the church’s many outreaches. Tee time is 8 a.m. for the four-person scramble, and men and women players are invited. Registration […]

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‘The Art of a Funeral’ – The Planning Process

Posted on August 17, 2017 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
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Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford hosted the third session – “The Planning Process” – of its series, “The Art of a Funeral,” on Tuesday, August 15. The first two sessions, held in June and July respectively, discussed the purposes and customs behind funerals and dispelled misconceptions about it. Glenn Coleman, who owns the company in […]

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“The Art of a Funeral: Myths vs. Facts”

Posted on July 26, 2017 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
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Oxford-Lafayette residents were treated to an inside view of the funeral industry on July 18 when Coleman Funeral Home hosted the second presentation in its three-part series, “The Art of a Funeral.” “I get questions almost on a daily basis about some topics,” said funeral director and embalmer Glenn Coleman, who co-owns the establishment with […]

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Support groups helpful to grieving folks

Posted on June 14, 2017 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
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A support group can be invaluable to folks in the grip of grief. Here are a few available in Oxford currently or soon:   Sponsor: Wright Counseling Group Location: 224 Old Taylor Road Time: Thursdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Curriculum: Wright Counseling Group’s custom program (stages of grief; early days of grief; understanding and coping […]

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When the calls and visits taper off

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In the shock of the loss of a loved one, it seems impossible to believe that the world keeps moving. You see people driving along the highway to jobs, classes, ball games, and social events, and you wonder how their worlds could remain so normal while yours has fallen apart. You flinch at the realization that a […]

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