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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What Does a Funeral Cost?

Posted on February 21st, 2018
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As we have stated many times in this blog, Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas is not a funeral home. We do, however, have a full complement of funeral homes and directors in the community who work with us — as we point out elsewhere on this website, these directors use Martin Oaks […]

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The Untapped Talent of Dogs

Posted on February 16th, 2018
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In the course of business at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory, grief is an everyday topic of conversation. We are one of the leading cremation specialists in Dallas and the Fort Worth area. Our funeral directors who use us have been with us for many years: there is not much we have not experienced in […]

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Play It Again Bogie

Posted on February 14th, 2018
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Recently in this space, we recounted the story of Humphrey Bogart’s 1957 cremation. The esteemed actor, who currently ranks number one among men on the American Film Institute’s list of greatest American screen legends, wanted to be cremated with his ashes to be scattered at sea. While his wish for cremation was fulfilled, the scattering […]

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Bogart’s Cremation

Posted on February 12th, 2018
Posted by Martin Oaks under Community, Cremation, Memorial

Preparing for final arrangements (cremation, traditional funeral service, or whatever avenue you choose) for loved ones is extremely difficult.  But when it comes to making the same arrangements for yourself, it is even more burdensome.  That’s partially because it implies our own mortality, an inevitable but consequential outcome few of us face without pause.

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