Obituaries

Clara Salcido
B: 1977-05-13
D: 2020-04-05
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Salcido, Clara
Filomeno Salcido
B: 1938-07-05
D: 2020-04-02
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Salcido, Filomeno
Marilyn Sinclair
B: 1947-09-27
D: 2020-04-02
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Sinclair, Marilyn
Luis Trevino
B: 1950-08-08
D: 2020-03-31
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Trevino, Luis
Makaylah Lee
B: 1998-07-23
D: 2020-03-21
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Lee, Makaylah
Morris Grimes
B: 1933-06-11
D: 2020-03-19
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Grimes, Morris
Jorge Lujan
B: 1976-12-07
D: 2020-03-16
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Lujan, Jorge
Jay Delk
B: 1936-07-06
D: 2020-03-15
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Delk, Jay
Francisco Natera
B: 1968-09-16
D: 2020-03-12
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Natera, Francisco
Linda Rainey
B: 1947-01-01
D: 2020-03-12
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Rainey, Linda
Byron Sanders
B: 1947-05-07
D: 2020-03-07
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Sanders, Byron
Xava Jackson
B: 1938-07-17
D: 2020-03-03
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Jackson, Xava
William Boyd
B: 1936-08-23
D: 2020-02-27
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Boyd, William
Cesar Monroy
B: 1952-08-29
D: 2020-02-26
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Monroy, Cesar
Bernetta Nelson
B: 1930-10-01
D: 2020-02-25
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Nelson, Bernetta
Doris Schooley
B: 1931-07-19
D: 2020-02-24
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Schooley, Doris
Loretta Eastham
B: 1935-11-16
D: 2020-02-24
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Eastham, Loretta
Joe Weatherby
B: 1931-06-11
D: 2020-02-24
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Weatherby, Joe
Joyce Fults
B: 1931-10-29
D: 2020-02-20
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Fults, Joyce
Eva Grady
B: 1939-07-15
D: 2020-02-15
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Grady, Eva
Usbaldo Nunez
B: 2000-10-21
D: 2020-02-15
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Nunez, Usbaldo

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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional funeral services include:

  • Visitation: This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.
  • Funeral Service: This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.
  • Committal Service: If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery.
  • Funeral Reception: Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.

If you are interested in making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at 432-524-5809 to begin.

Online Sources:

Rostad, Curtis, "The Basics of Funeral Service", Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2014