Carol Channing and Her Dying Wish

Posted on January 24th, 2019
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Outside the venerable St. James Theater in New York City on the night of January 16, 1964, the temperature plunged into the mid-20’s. Inside, the atmospherics were considerably warmer. A genuine, five alarm, red hot triumph, “Hello, Dolly,” was blazing through its Broadway debut. The most revered theater critic of his time, perhaps all time, […]

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Guessing About John Wayne and The Bomb

Posted on January 8th, 2019
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Two time Academy Award winning screenwriter, William Goldman, passed away in November of 2018. He left behind a notable body of work and an immortal quote about the biggest secret in Hollywood. “Nobody knows anything,” Goldman said. “Not one person in the entire motion picture field knows for a certainty what is going to work.  […]

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Can Retirement Kill You?

Posted on September 27th, 2018
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Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory, located in Dallas, Texas (8750 N. Central Expy, Suite 625, Dallas, Texas 75231) and Lewisville, Texas (1230 Kingston Drive, Lewisville, Texas 75067), offers services to those who are frequently facing the most difficult chapter of their lives. Because of this, we are often asked questions that are almost impossible to […]

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Cremating Old Friends

Posted on August 24th, 2018
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Lately here at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas (a northern suburb of Dallas, Texas), it seems that we have been cremating or burying way too many old friends. It is an expected consequence of our aging that those around us start passing on — but this reality provides little in the way […]

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The Heart Of The Matter

Posted on August 20th, 2018
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According to the latest numbers, every year over 600,000 Americans die from heart disease. That’s one in every four deaths — easily the leading killer of both men and women in this country. Our anecdotal experience at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas (we are part of the Dallas, Texas/ Fort Worth, Texas […]

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