Obituaries

Francis Simon
B: 1989-12-08
D: 2019-05-16
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Simon, Francis
Bobby Frank
B: 1936-11-29
D: 2019-05-16
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Frank, Bobby
Edith Key
B: 1932-05-19
D: 2019-05-15
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Key, Edith
Edward Garris
B: 1930-09-21
D: 2019-05-14
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Garris , Edward
David Collins
B: 1940-05-25
D: 2019-05-09
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Collins, David
Frances Lee
B: 1935-04-20
D: 2019-05-09
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Lee, Frances
Henry Mullis
B: 1954-11-20
D: 2019-05-06
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Mullis, Henry
Woodrow Tilton
B: 1938-07-18
D: 2019-05-06
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Tilton, Woodrow
Phyllis Barry
B: 1930-09-17
D: 2019-05-05
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Barry, Phyllis
John Hahn
B: 1947-04-24
D: 2019-05-05
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Hahn, John
Sheila Lyman
B: 1941-10-24
D: 2019-05-04
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Lyman, Sheila
Martha Jepson
B: 1948-07-29
D: 2019-05-03
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Jepson, Martha
Dorothy Piestrak
B: 1927-08-30
D: 2019-04-30
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Piestrak, Dorothy
Patrick Parler
B: 1960-03-16
D: 2019-04-29
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Parler, Patrick
Udell Anderson
B: 1946-10-14
D: 2019-04-27
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Anderson, Udell
Sherry Thomas Morris
B: 1947-01-30
D: 2019-04-25
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Thomas Morris, Sherry
Carlis McLeod
B: 1924-12-20
D: 2019-04-24
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McLeod, Carlis
Melinda Darrah
B: 1952-11-27
D: 2019-04-24
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Darrah, Melinda
Eddie Garcia
B: 1952-09-21
D: 2019-04-22
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Garcia, Eddie
Leta Clark
B: 1944-02-29
D: 2019-04-21
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Clark, Leta
Thomas Abood
B: 1942-12-10
D: 2019-04-18
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Abood, Thomas

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Seeking Guidance: Grief Counseling

The 1969 publication of what was to become a landmark book, On Death and Dying, written by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross changed the way we looked at grief. She described five stage of grieving: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance–stages which became the foundation of our understanding of the experience of grief for decades.

But later research has shown that we cope with grief not in linear or cyclical stages, but in a back-and-forth process which moves between the experience of sadness, anger, yearning, or crying; and the experience of feeling joy or contentment. This is almost a “safety valve”, giving the bereaved a period of rest in dealing with their grief.

Grief is, you see, work. And it seems the body intuitively knows that such hard work requires periods of rest.  This natural back-and-forth process helps us to achieve the four essential tasks in grieving:

1. To accept the reality of the loss

2. To work through to the pain of grief

3. To adjust to an environment in which the deceased is missing

4. To emotionally relocate the deceased and move on with life

But what if you get stuck? Perhaps you can’t accept this new reality; or maybe working through the pain of grief is wearing you down. That’s when a qualified grief counselor can help.

We are pleased to provide bereavement services for the families we serve. In addition, we have many community-based resources we can recommend to you. For more information, please feel free to ask us at the funeral home, or contact us here.

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