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Remembering Those Who Have Gone Before

Posted on September 7th, 2016
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We here at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory do our best to offer services that are memorable. Venerating those we cremate and/or bury is the cornerstone of our mission. All too frequently in todays of the moment society, lessons and people of the past seem to be forgotten very quickly. Unless you are a Mozart, […]

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Telluride Colorado and Its Wonderful Film Festival

Posted on September 2nd, 2016
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                    The 43rd Telluride, Colorado Film Festival kicks off today and will run through the entire Labor Day weekend. Cutting edge new films, revivals of classics, and a special award presentation to Casey Affleck highlight the events. Among the revival films are classics like The Barefoot […]

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On Seeing Elvis Presley in Las Vegas August 1970

Posted on August 29th, 2016
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Last Friday night, August 26, was Elvis Presley Night at U.S. Cellular Field where the Chicago White Sox hosted the Seattle Mariners. While watching the game, I was struck by how many people in the stands came in full Elvis regalia: white jumpsuit costumes, sideburns, the whole package. Just over 39 years after his death, […]

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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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