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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.
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
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 […]Continue Reading
By Kathy Brummett Coleman Funeral Home When I lost my husband years ago, I had to start my journey through the stages of grief. I buried myself in work and got stuck in the grieving process. There was no community I felt like I belonged to anymore, and certainly no community where I felt truly […]Continue Reading
By Kathy Brummett As Family Care Coordinator at Coleman Funeral Home, I am constantly offering support to families who have lost loved ones. Sometimes it can be hard to find the words to say, especially when the family is experiencing unspeakable tragedy. Although I have been with families as they have lost loved ones due […]Continue Reading
By Kathy Brummett Coleman Funeral Home Eighteen years ago, I was spending Valentine’s Day alone just a few short months after my husband passed away. I was not expecting this holiday, one centered around love and relationships, to be a particularly joyful one. I was proven wrong by an 18-year-old boy who chose to […]Continue Reading