“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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Cremations and Funerals Never Really Change

Posted on April 19th, 2018
Posted by Martin Oaks under Community, Cremation, Hello world, Resources
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So, are cremation procedures changing with the times?  Are funeral services, memorial services and burials keeping pace with societal evolution? The answer to those questions is paradoxical — yes, the times are changing in deathcare.  And no, the basics are still the same. Let us explain. Keep in mind we are talking about rites that […]

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Coldest Case in History Cracked

Posted on April 5th, 2018
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Like many in the funeral business or funeral related businesses, Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory has followed the publicity around DNA. Identification of loved ones is obviously an overwhelmingly important issue and DNA is a prime key. It’s safe to say that no one ever expected the science of DNA to develop to the point […]

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The Life and Cremation of Superstar Artist Agnes Martin

Posted on March 23rd, 2018
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One of America’s greatest artists, Agnes Martin, who was born this month in 1912, marched to a different drummer during her life — a drummer that she could not always control. Even in death, she passed away and was cremated in 2004, Martin’s fate was determined, at least to some extent, by others. We here […]

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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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