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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.
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
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.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
You won’t find me giving business advice very often. But if you own forest land, there’s one particular bit of advice that’s worth a few minutes of your time – advice that my family (almost) learned the hard way. It isn’t uncommon for folks who own timber to get a knock on their door a […]Continue Reading
Having their own equipment trailer is making life vastly easier for bands from Oxford High School and Oxford Middle School bands this school year. Coleman Funeral Home was the lead donor to the Oxford Band Boosters for the 28-foot enclosed, lockable trailer late last fall, and this month the last “i” was dotted and the […]Continue Reading