Dead Hand Control

Posted on July 6th, 2017
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Through the years, Martin Oaks has seen a number of unfortunate disagreements between family members following the demise of a loved one. Frequently, these fissures developed because of the way family member interpreted the wishes of the deceased. Last week renowned playwright, Edward Albee, who passed away on September 16, 2016 (and who was cremated […]

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A Real Hero from Farmersville, Texas

Posted on June 30th, 2017
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Recently one of the funeral directors who works with Martin Oaks had a case in Farmersville, Texas, a tiny Collin County, Texas town with a population around 3,000. When the director and his assistant returned to Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory in Lewisville, Texas the assistant noted that the deceased lived near Audie Murphy Blvd. […]

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The Beauty in Cemeteries

Posted on June 15th, 2017
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We here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory realize that many people find cemeteries to be anything but attractive pieces of property – frequently they are seen as creepy, unnerving places to be avoided at all costs. Those of us in the industry have a different view. Cemeterians are always comparing their properties to more […]

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New Feature at Martin Oaks!

Posted on June 8th, 2017
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Today we officially launched a much requested service here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory. If you click on our Urns, Pendants, & Headstones page, you will find that we are now offering cremation jewelry in the form of glass work, pendants, and rings. We are doing this because of a multitude of requests: it […]

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Finding a Lost Loved One

Posted on June 6th, 2017
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Hardly a week goes by that we here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory do not receive a call about the location of a lost loved one. Most often this involves trying to find the cemetery where the deceased was buried. So How Do You Go About Locating A Deceased Ancestor’s Final Resting Place? It […]

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