Antibiotics and a Threat in the Future

Posted on May 15th, 2018
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As we pointed out in our last blog, operating Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory inevitably leads us into conversations that involve health concerns, causes of death and medical advances. Obviously, we claim no medical expertise, microbiological credentials or even much more than common sense health knowledge — but because of the nature of our work, […]

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Keep Your Hands Clean

Posted on May 9th, 2018
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When people discover that our family operates Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory in Lewisville, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, Texas, one of the more common areas of discussion which arises has to do with causes of death. These topics can also lead to medical advances or medical issues in the news. Obviously, we operate a […]

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Cremation, Burial, and Choices

Posted on May 3rd, 2018
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This is the second in our series on questions and answers about cremation.  We appreciate the feedback and comments we have received on our previous blog. Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory is located just north of the Dallas Fort Worth airport in Lewisville, Texas.  Our historic cemetery was founded around the time of the Civil […]

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Our Experiences with Cremation

Posted on April 30th, 2018
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Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory has been in business since the mid-1980’s.  During that time, we have cremated and/or buried thousands in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Because of the long-term nature of the Oaks, we have experienced all manner of issues surrounding death — we thought it might be helpful to share some thoughts we […]

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“Anatomy” of Final Disposition

Posted on April 23rd, 2018
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As we wrote in this space last week, cremations and funerals, while keeping up with the times, in many ways have not really changed. Memorial services may feature less traditional rites, music may be reflective of this time, and willingness to cremate vs. bury have all undergone a metamorphosis — but fundamentally, the meaning of […]

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