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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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Our ‘quiet celebration’

Posted on December 13, 2016 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
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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 […]

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Grieving through the holidays

Posted on December 2, 2016 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
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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 […]

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New Olive Branch facility under construction

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Errol Castens | Leave a comment
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  Convenient location on Parkview Boulevard is set to open in 2017 OLIVE BRANCH – With DeSoto County staff members and North Mississippi owners, Coleman Funeral Home will soon settle into a new facility built to accommodate its mission of high-quality, high-value funeral care.

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