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Funeral Home Happenings — January 2021

by | Feb 8, 2021 | Funeral Home Happenings

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Funeral directors and funeral home owners constantly strive to improve themselves for their community and the families they serve. 

Unfortunately, they don’t often get the recognition they deserve. That’s why Frazer Consultants regularly features the accomplishments of funeral directors and funeral homes in our Funeral Home Happenings blog. See what your peers and colleagues have been up to lately! 

If you or someone you know deserves recognition, email us at We’d love to feature you or them in our next installment of Funeral Home Happenings! 

Coming Soon — New Netflix Series About Memphis Funeral Home 

R Bernard Funeral Services in Memphis, Tennessee will be featured in a new Netflix series called Buried by the Bernards. It premieres on February 12th. 

Read more at Memphis Flyer

Washington Funeral Homes Are Getting Creative to Create Meaningful Funerals 

Leila Bradish, the manager at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home, Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home, and Thornhill Valley Chapel in the Spokane, Washington area, said they’re getting creative to create meaningful funeral experiences. They’re livestreaming funerals, creating slideshows, and giving them to families on flash drives. 

Read more at KREM2

Bennett Funeral Service Adds a New Employee to Their Staff 

Bennett Funeral Service in Newton, North Carolina is excited to welcome Ed Yount to their team. Previously, he was the Senior Pastor at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Conover, North Carolina. Rhonda Bennett, the Vice President and Business Manager at Bennett Funeral Service, said he will help them with ministering to families. 

Read more at Hickory Daily Record

Two Pennsylvania Funeral Homes Announce Their Merger 

To better serve their area families and give them the best funeral experiences possible, Frank C. Videon Funeral Home and Logan Funeral Homes merged. Now, the funeral home is called Logan-Videon Funeral Home and is in Broomall, Pennsylvania. 

Read more at Daily Times

Georgia Funeral Home Earns Small Business of the Year Award 

Williams Funeral Home and Crematory in Milledgeville, Georgia earned the Small Business of the Year Award at the 73rd Milledgeville Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce awards gala, which took place virtually. 

Read more at Union Recorder

Funeral Home Opens New Location 

Safe Harbor Funeral Service in Blaine, Washington opened another location in Anacortes, Washington. 

Read more at goanacortes

Texas Funeral Home and Cemetery Offers Natural Burials 

American Heritage Funeral Home and Cemetery in Midland, Texas now offers natural burials to give their families an environmentally friendly option. 

Read more at CBS7

Recompose Funeral Home Opens in Washington 

Recompose is now open in Washington and offers human composting as a disposition option. Washington was the first state to legalize human composting in 2019. 

Read more at The Seattle Times

New York Funeral Home Welcomes New Funeral Director 

Donaldson Funeral Home in Massena and Potsdam, New York is happy to welcome Funeral Director James S. Franica to their staff. 

Read more at NNY360


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