The story behind our new support group

Posted on October 22nd, 2019
Posted by Communications under Community, Events, Grief, Uncategorized
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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 […]

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How to offer support after a suicide

Posted on May 15th, 2019
Posted by Communications under Community, Grief, People
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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 […]

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Remembering the widowed on Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 7th, 2019
Posted by Communications under Grief, People

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 […]

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Why More People are Choosing Cremations for Their Pets

Posted on May 16th, 2018
Posted by Jeremy Roberts under Grief, Pets
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When it comes to funeral care, more than half of Americans today opt for cremation over burial. But did you know that more people are choosing cremation for their pets, too? At Coleman Funeral Home, we frequently get calls from pet owners asking if we provide cremation services for pets. Fortunately, we do provide a […]

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Support groups helpful to grieving folks

Posted on June 14th, 2017
Posted by Errol Castens under Community, Events, Grief, People
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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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