Martin Oaks Cemetery and Some Paranormal Thoughts

Posted on July 21st, 2017
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Martin Oaks Cemetery has been a fixture in Lewisville, Texas since the mid 1800’s. Starting off as a family plot on the Martin Cattle Ranch, graves date back to 1874. Just to put this in perspective, in the 1870’s there were only around 13,000 people in all of Dallas County. Within 20 miles of Martin […]

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From Burial to Cremation, Pere Lachaise Has It All

Posted on July 10th, 2017
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Recently returning from Paris, France, a family friend reported that he had a chance to tour the famous Pere Lachaise Cemetery. As we have noted in previous blogs, this cemetery is considered to be interesting from a number of viewpoints: its incredible history, the garden-like nature of the surroundings, and the unending list of notables […]

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How Long Does It Take to Cremate A Body?

Posted on June 27th, 2017
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In order for a body to be cremated, the proper forms must be signed by certain officials. These include having a doctor sign the death certificate, written permission from family members if the cremation was not planned beforehand, and a coroner cremation authorization.

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The Beauty in Cemeteries

Posted on June 15th, 2017
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We here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory realize that many people find cemeteries to be anything but attractive pieces of property – frequently they are seen as creepy, unnerving places to be avoided at all costs. Those of us in the industry have a different view. Cemeterians are always comparing their properties to more […]

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New Feature at Martin Oaks!

Posted on June 8th, 2017
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Today we officially launched a much requested service here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory. If you click on our Urns, Pendants, & Headstones page, you will find that we are now offering cremation jewelry in the form of glass work, pendants, and rings. We are doing this because of a multitude of requests: it […]

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