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Talking to Your Family About Their Funeral

Posted on June 16, 2020 by Communications | Leave a comment
Posted under Community, Grief, Planning

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, […]

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Why More People are Choosing Cremation for Pets, Too

Posted on May 11, 2018 by Jeremy Roberts | Leave a comment
Posted under Community, Pets, Planning

Why More People are Choosing Cremation for Pets, Too 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 […]

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Coleman Funeral Home expands in DeSoto County

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Jeremy Roberts | Leave a comment
Posted under Community, Planning

  Southaven location offers business office, family gathering space   Meet our staff  |  Complete price list  |  Pre-planning resources   Coleman Funeral Home is opening a new location in DeSoto County, just 10 miles from the Olive Branch facility it opened in 2017. Its new Southaven branch office is located at 59 Church Road […]

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How to Get Your Affairs in Order

Posted on February 16, 2018 by Jeremy Roberts | 2 Comments
Posted under People, Planning

Spare your family future conflict by making plans today   Life is too busy to think about dying, and that’s the way it should be. But for many people, the experience of burying a parent makes them think about the day their own kids will be in their shoes: “How can I make things easier […]

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Not into funerals? How to plan a celebration of life instead

Posted on November 14, 2017 by Jeremy Roberts | 1 Comment
Posted under Celebration of Life, Community, People, Planning

  As published in The DeSoto Times-Tribune on Thursday, Nov. 23, and The Oxford Eagle on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. “We only want a cremation or burial. We don’t want a funeral.” You might be surprised by how often we hear that, when families come to our office after a loved one’s death. It’s not that they […]

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