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Deeply Appreciative!

Posted on July 28th, 2016
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We are honored to be recognized for our cremation services in Lewisville, TX. We work very diligently in providing our visitors with the best cemetery and cremation service throughout Texas. We have been trusted by funeral directors to provide the best service possible for all of those who come to our property. This award for […]

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Remembering “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Posted on July 28th, 2016
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The iconic “To Kill a Mockingbird” was published this month in the year 1960. It is estimated that some 50 million copies have been sold. Author, Harper Lee, passed away five months ago in her home town of Monroeville, Alabama (Depicted as Maycomb, Alabama in the book). This is a 1962 signed photograph of Phillip […]

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Ernest Hemingway in Sun Valley

Posted on July 27th, 2016
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The last home of Ernest Hemingway is located in Ketchum, Idaho, a small town in Sun Valley. The house was built in 1951 and the Hemingway’s purchased it in 1959: even though it appears to be made of wood, the home is actually cinder block. The cinder block feature particularity appealed to Hemingway, as he […]

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Children and Funerals

Posted on July 26th, 2016
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There are many theories about how children handle grief after a death, particularly the death of a very close relative. One of the key questions that emerges from these issues is: should a child be taken to the funeral of that close relative or be shielded from much of the experience. Strong arguments exist on […]

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Eagle Scout Project: Martin Oaks Cemetery

Posted on February 29th, 2016
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Community Service at Martin Oaks Cemetery Martin Oaks is a tucked away, vintage neighborhood cemetery that is located in one of the older areas of Lewisville Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas Texas.  Many people do not know it, but Martin Oaks is a historical cemetery that has been around since before the Civil War.  I […]

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