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What Grieving People Wish You Knew

Posted on March 27, 2017 by Errol Castens | 2 Comments
Posted under Grief, People

“What do I say?” It’s a common question – a common fear, really – when someone we know has lost a loved one. The fear of not knowing how to approach a grieving person can plague even normally talkative folks. Some people are so nervous about it that they avoid visitations and funerals altogether. Nancy […]

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Save your family grief: Plan your funeral now

Posted on March 8, 2017 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
Posted under Grief, Planning

Much as you might like to spare your loved ones pain and trouble, the days following your death will be exceedingly difficult for them. There’s one thing you can do, though, to make even that painful time significantly less stressful: Plan your funeral now. (A convenient way is to click on our pre-planning form.) Even […]

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Coleman named ‘Best of DeSoto’

Posted on March 1, 2017 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
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Coleman Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been named Best Funeral Service in the DeSoto Times-Tribune’s 2016 “DeSoto’s Best” contest. Winners were announced in a special publication on Feb. 23, 2017. Coleman expanded into DeSoto County by opening on Goodman Road in Olive Branch in February 2015 after serving Lafayette County and surrounding areas since 2004. Larry […]

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Coleman Funeral Home helps law school’s tornado relief

Posted on January 25, 2017 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
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University of Mississippi law students are among the groups responding with relief for survivors of tornadoes that ravaged South Mississippi on Jan. 20-21. Coleman Funeral Home is pleased to join the university’s Law School Student Body has started gathering supplies for both survivors and response teams. Mirroring the type of donation it frequently makes to […]

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The next generation of funeral directors?

Posted on January 13, 2017 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
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  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 […]

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