Martin Oaks, Henry James and Dracula

Posted on January 18th, 2018
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As we mentioned in yesterday’s blog, Martin Oaks Cemetery in Lewisville, Texas (about 15 miles south of Denton, Texas, 10 miles west of Plano, Texas) is a quaint, historic graveyard.  Several media companies have wanted to use it for filming locations, but our feeling has been that such activity would disturb the natural tranquility of […]

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Ghosts at Martin Oaks?

Posted on January 17th, 2018
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Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory has been a part of Lewisville, Texas for a long time.  The cemetery dates back to Civil War times, the crematory has been around for many decades. Many visitors tell us that the grounds have a rustic charm, an historic appeal. A college student (from Richardson, Texas) who was working […]

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The Glory of Dunkirk Should Not Be Forgotten

Posted on January 16th, 2018
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Like many Dallas, Texas area cemeteries, Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas has more than a few of the Greatest Generation in our grounds.  The World War II veterans are starting to diminish as time thins out their numbers: these true heroes are here, honored and never forgotten as “time will not dim […]

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Jerry Van Dyke Always Came Home to Danville, Illinois

Posted on January 12th, 2018
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When we meet with clients at Martin Oaks Crematory and Cemetery in Lewisville, Texas to discuss burial plots, we are often struck by how off the mark the late author Thomas Wolfe was in his novel “You Can’t Go Home Again.”

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The Difficult Side of Being Don Meredith

Posted on January 9th, 2018
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In a piece we wrote earlier this week, we noted that owning Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory taught us about the relevance of final disposition. Those choices people make about the methods of disposition, the selection of grave markers, and the general approach they have to leaving some commemorative property all help define their character. […]

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