How to offer support after a suicide

Posted on May 15th, 2019
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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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Coleman Funeral Home adds family service manager

Posted on April 8th, 2019
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Matthew Malone uses personal experiences to help families plan ahead Coleman Funeral Home has hired a Family Service Manager, Matthew Malone. In his role, Malone helps families make pre-arrangements for the loss of a loved one. He also manages Garden of Memories Oxford, a perpetual care cemetery located off Highway 7 North. While he is […]

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Coleman Funeral Home adds pre-planning specialist

Posted on March 25th, 2019
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Tanya Pettit brings 25 years’ experience to new role in DeSoto County   DeSoto County residents have a new resource for pre-planning their funeral and burial services. Coleman Funeral Home has added Tanya Pettit to its DeSoto County staff as cemeterian and pre-need counselor. Her role includes working with families to choose and purchase their […]

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Coleman Funeral Home of Southaven adds first dedicated director

Posted on February 18th, 2019
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New director looks forward to putting Southaven and West Desoto County families first Coleman Funeral Home has added its first funeral director dedicated to serving the families of Southaven and West Desoto County. Funeral Director and Embalmer David Owens joined the staff in January from Atlanta, where he spent nearly 30 years in funeral care. […]

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Remembering the widowed on Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 7th, 2019
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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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