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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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Arnold Palmer: The Man Who Changed Golf

Posted on September 26th, 2016
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The late Byron Nelson, one of the golfs all-time greats, once said: “Arnold Palmer is the most popular professional golfer ever, and he deserves it”. We here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory think that Nelson was correct on both counts. Much as Babe Ruth changed major league baseball, Palmer firmly established the popularity of […]

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The Long Goodbyes of Vin Scully and Dick Enberg

Posted on September 22nd, 2016
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Photo courtesy of Dominic Disaia. There is a large body of research which suggests that people live longer if they either remain working, or are engaged in mental activity beyond the typical retirement age. Here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory, anecdotal evidence that we have seen certainly supports these conclusions. Two giants in the […]

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Celebration of Frank Stella in Fort Worth, Texas

Posted on September 16th, 2016
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Here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory in Lewisville, Texas, our prime focus is appropriate final disposition. The funeral directors who work with us offer affordable cremation, burial, as well as any type of memorial service the clients’ requests. We are proud to serve the Dallas/Fort Worth area – and also proud of the many […]

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About Our Historic Cemetery

Posted on September 9th, 2016
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                      Cemeteries have a way of provoking diverse reactions. Because of the nature of their association with death, it is natural that some people would feel intimidated or uneasy about the whole notion of “graveyards.” Others see them as historical repositories that offer a glimpse […]

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