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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.
A Health Sciences class from Benton County Career and Technical Center visited Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford on Thursday, Jan. 12. The students got an eyeful and an earful about what’s involved in serving families who’ve lost a loved one to death. Instructor Bethany Pipkin and school counselor Karen Patterson accompanied a baker’s dozen […]Continue Reading
Coleman Funeral Home hosted a Christmas memorial on Dec. 4 for families we had served since opening our new building in November 2015. In what will be an annual offering, the event was a quieter celebration of the sometimes overwhelming holiday. A blazing fireplace, beverages and hors d’oeuvres complemented the setting of wreaths, poinsettias […]Continue Reading
The first holiday season after the death of a loved one is almost universally one of the hardest hurdles in mourning. That fact is simple to understand: We invest both Thanksgiving and Christmas with so much personal and family tradition – not to mention cultural expectation – that one person’s permanent absence may well make […]Continue Reading
It’s outside most people’s comfort zones to consider their own mortality. There’s one related decision you can make, however, that can make that uncomfortable contemplation quite satisfying. Donate your body to science, and it can be your final public service. As a bonus, Coleman Funeral Home will provide a free memorial service. My parents decided […]Continue Reading
Members of the Coleman Funeral Home family were delighted to join other members of the Olive Branch business community on Wednesday, October 12, at the Olive Branch Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Business and Community Expo. The event brought hundreds of people and dozens of exhibitors into Northcentral Electric Power Association’s headquarters, offering […]Continue Reading