Dog, Cats, Smarts, and Cremations

Posted on June 22nd, 2018
Posted by Pete Alexis under Community, Cremation, Memorial, Resources
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Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas, just south of Denton, Texas and just north of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, receives numerous inquiries about pet cremation. We do not cremate or bury pets.  There are, however, a number of facilities in the area which do offer those services — give us a call if […]

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Anatomy of Suicide

Posted on June 18th, 2018
Posted by Pete Alexis under Community, Cremation, Memorial, Resources
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You don’t often think of Karl Rove and David Axelrod as being in agreement on anything.  They mostly are on opposite sides of the fence. Rove, of course, worked in the White House for President George Bush, while Axelrod worked in the same setting, only for President Barack Obama.  About as Ying and Yang as […]

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New Thinking on Obituaries

Posted on June 11th, 2018
Posted by Pete Alexis under Community, Cremation, Memorial, Resources
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In the course of doing cremations and burials at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas, we frequently are asked about obituaries. Who writes them, how do they get published in local newspapers, questions such as these. Since we do many Dallas cremations, Fort Worth cremations, these inquiries are often focused on the two […]

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Memorial Day

Posted on May 24th, 2018
Posted by Pete Alexis under Community, Cremation, Memorial
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These words are being written in the morning at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas. Martin Oaks is not what a cemeterian would call “a country club” — rather it is a country cemetery, one that is steeped in history. Having been part of the Martin cattle ranch back in the 1800’s, it […]

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Aftermath of a Death

Posted on May 21st, 2018
Posted by Pete Alexis under Community, Cremation, Hello world, Memorial, Resources
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When a loved one passes, it is uncanny how often we learn something new about them. And that knowledge frequently leads to questions — questions which, unfortunately, never end up satisfactorily answered. We hear these stories all the time at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas. A recent example occurred when an acquaintance […]

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