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In our blog, we share resources and information that families in our community can use to cope with their loss or better understand their grief. We also write about ways we have been involved in the community. Check out our latest posts below.
On December 16, 2023, Coleman Funeral Home will once again be participating in Wreaths Across America, a national movement to honor our nation’s veterans by placing wreaths on their graves. Garden of Memories Cemetery in Oxford will be one of thousands of cemeteries across the country participating in this memorial event. “We believe that it […]Continue Reading
For people grieving lost loved ones, the holidays can be one of the toughest times of the year. By gifting memorial Christmas ornaments, Coleman Funeral Home helps comfort those grieving and remember those lost in the past year. The ornaments, made of crystal glass and engraved with the loved one’s name and their dates of […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
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, […]Continue Reading