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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.
Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford hosted the third session – “The Planning Process” – of its series, “The Art of a Funeral,” on Tuesday, August 15. The first two sessions, held in June and July respectively, discussed the purposes and customs behind funerals and dispelled misconceptions about it. Glenn Coleman, who owns the company in […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
Jeremy Roberts was honored May 9 as EDHE 101 Instructor of the Year by the University of Mississippi’s Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience. Roberts, Director of Event Services at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford and Olive Branch, is also an adjunct instructor at Ole Miss, where he teaches the course titled “Academic Skills […]Continue Reading
In the immediate aftermath of a death, some bereaved people turn all their energies to “doing what needs to be done.” Others may be in such shock that they can only say, “I don’t know what to do.” In either case, there’s a world of help that close friends and family members can give. Here […]Continue Reading
It may seem heretical to say it here in the South, but funeral food – that reflexive response to tragic news – can have a downside. Especially in small towns and rural communities, taking sliced ham, deviled eggs (“stuffed” eggs in some locales), potato salad, green-bean casseroles, pimiento cheese sandwiches, pecan pie, and the like […]Continue Reading