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Garden of Memories Oxford to Honor Fallen Veterans with Wreaths

Posted on November 16, 2022 by Communications | Leave a comment
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In December, Garden of Memories Oxford will host Wreaths Across America to remember and honor the 56 veterans buried at the cemetery. The wreath-laying ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Dec. 17, and staff and community volunteers will decorate the graves of every veteran laid to rest at Garden of Memories. “This is […]

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Coleman Funeral Home’s ‘Trunk or Treat’ Scares Up Safe Family Fun

Posted on October 3, 2022 by Communications | Leave a comment
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Community members slinging candy is, as one might expect, a primary draw for the Halloween-themed Trunk or Treat event in the parking lot at Coleman Funeral Home, but lately a friendly neighborhood web-slinger and his friends give the sweets a run for their wrappers.  “In the past couple of years, we’ve had staff in costume […]

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Talking to Your Family About Their Funeral

Posted on June 16, 2020 by Communications | Leave a comment
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Most of us will be charged with the overwhelming task of planning the funeral of a loved one. When that time comes, it will be our greatest hope to honor their wishes. Despite this, less than 1% of people know what their family members want for their final resting place, according to a survey SunLife, […]

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Coping with grief during a pandemic

Posted on June 2, 2020 by Communications | Leave a comment
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By Calyn Hoerner Grief caused by the loss of a loved one is difficult under normal circumstances. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this grief, coupled with feelings of isolation and strict social distancing guidelines that were in place, left families struggling for closure. The staff at Coleman Funeral Home of Southaven are seeing a new kind […]

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Kaye Bryant Inspires Local Grief Group

Posted on February 18, 2020 by Communications | Leave a comment
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Coleman Funeral Home hosts second gathering of The Journey After OXFORD, Miss. – At the second meeting of The Journey After, a grief support group hosted by Coleman Funeral Home, Kaye Bryant shared her experiences with overcoming grief to inspire members. Bryant, an Oxford native, opened up about the changes she had to make in her […]

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