Obituaries

Gloria Ferguson
B: 1949-04-13
D: 2020-09-06
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Ferguson, Gloria
Rosa Scarborough
B: 1948-03-17
D: 2020-08-14
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Scarborough, Rosa
Elijah McDaniel
B: 1944-01-20
D: 2020-08-05
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McDaniel, Elijah
Roland Simon
B: 1932-03-26
D: 2020-07-27
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Simon, Roland
Harry Charles
B: 1956-03-25
D: 2020-07-25
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Charles, Harry
Annie Robinson
B: 1958-06-08
D: 2020-07-22
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Robinson, Annie
Sammie Pearson
B: 1937-09-07
D: 2020-07-12
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Pearson, Sammie
Elias Johnson, Jr.
B: 1939-01-17
D: 2020-06-27
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Johnson, Jr., Elias
Jimmie Simon
B: 1934-11-11
D: 2020-06-06
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Simon, Jimmie
Nehemiah Tention, Sr.
B: 1930-04-10
D: 2020-05-30
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Tention, Sr., Nehemiah
Albert Hansberry
B: 1950-01-12
D: 2020-05-16
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Hansberry, Albert
Braylon McQuillar
B: 2020-03-23
D: 2020-05-07
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McQuillar, Braylon
Beulah Regester
B: 1927-11-24
D: 2020-05-04
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Regester, Beulah
Delores Simon
B: 1949-09-07
D: 2020-04-30
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Simon, Delores
Almeta Sinclair
B: 1940-11-15
D: 2020-04-15
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Sinclair, Almeta
Thomas Scarborough
B: 1972-05-10
D: 2020-04-07
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Scarborough, Thomas
Bruce Bradley, Sr.
B: 1954-11-13
D: 2020-03-25
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Bradley, Sr., Bruce
Leola Wilson
B: 1920-03-04
D: 2020-03-21
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Wilson, Leola
Roosevelt Slater
B: 1947-01-31
D: 2020-03-16
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Slater, Roosevelt
Leo Addison
B: 1949-03-13
D: 2020-03-13
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Addison, Leo
Rodney Jackson
B: 1957-08-15
D: 2020-03-01
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Jackson, Rodney

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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional funeral services include:

  • Visitation: This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.
  • Funeral Service: This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.
  • Committal Service: If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery.
  • Funeral Reception: Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.

If you are interested in making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at 803-484-6716 to begin.

Online Sources:

Rostad, Curtis, "The Basics of Funeral Service", Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2014