Unexpected Death In The Public Eye

Posted on March 15th, 2018
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Many deaths come in a sudden, unexpected fashion. At Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory here in Lewisville, Texas, our experience is that most these untimely passings are accidents, such as car wrecks and the like. Public deaths that occur in front of large audiences sometimes seem to be even more shocking then those that occur […]

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Why Amelia Earhart Still Matters

Posted on March 9th, 2018
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One of the most difficult aspects of a loved one passing is balancing positive memories with grief that turns into a debilitating condition. You can almost become a prisoner to the past, locked into a system that is beyond control. As we at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas have seen, working through […]

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Two Great Talents, One Good Mystery

Posted on March 6th, 2018
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There are those who believe that grammar in this country died thirteen years ago last month.  That’s an exaggeration – grammar was certainly dealt a heavy loss. In February of 2005, Eleanor Gould Packard, longtime chief copy editor of The New Yorker, passed away after fifty-four years of service to the magazine. The anniversary of […]

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Cremation and Steve Holcomb

Posted on February 26th, 2018
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Once the decision has been made to cremate a loved one, the next question that frequently comes to mind is what to do with the cremains. This may seem like a simple matter, but at Martin Oaks Crematory and Cemetery in Lewisville, Texas (we are 12 miles south of Denton, Texas and approximately 20 miles […]

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Important National Conversations

Posted on February 23rd, 2018
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Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas has never had the experience of directly dealing with a mass casualty event such as the one which occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  However, like virtually everyone else in our society, we have felt an emotional impact from the horrific event — […]

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