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What You Really Leave Behind

Posted on October 24th, 2016
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In the timeless musical “Into the Woods,” Stephen Sondheim composed a beautiful, thoughtful song titled “Children Will Listen.” One of the lyrics reads: “children will look to you for which way to turn, to learn what to be.” Although Sondheim’s intention was to encompass many ideas, the truth is that what family members leave behind […]

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Burials, Gravestones and Terror in the Night

Posted on October 21st, 2016
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On my fifth birthday my parents gave me a copy of the classic Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. The ninth chapter in the book is called “Terror in the Graveyard.” Reading this chilling account for the first time is an experience I will never forget. Muff Potter, Doctor Robinson and company grave robbing in front […]

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Texas Rangers One More Time!

Posted on October 5th, 2016
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As we mentioned in the last blog, Martin Oaks primary businesses are cremations and burials. We are located in Lewisville, Texas, ie, the north quadrant of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. For more than 30 years, we have been vitally connected to the metroplex — and are truly delighted when one of our neighboring companies achieves […]

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Best of Luck to the Texas Rangers

Posted on October 4th, 2016
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Here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory, our chief line of business is death care. We have been around for more than 30 years. During this time, we have become so ingrained in North Central Texas that it is impossible not to feel proud when one of our neighbors experiences prominent success. This year the […]

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Dick Enberg’s Final Bow

Posted on September 30th, 2016
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Texas Ranger broadcaster, Eric Nadel, with Dick Enberg (Photo courtesy of Nadel). Has there ever been a more versatile network sports broadcaster than Dick Enberg? As voice of NBC Sports, Curt Gowdy certainly covered a significant number of events; Jim McKay over at ABC also had a remarkably diverse career, but neither has Enberg’s prodigious […]

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