Obituaries

Elleana Fritz
B: 2012-02-29
D: 2019-03-19
View Details
Fritz, Elleana
Roger White
B: 1933-12-17
D: 2019-03-11
View Details
White, Roger
Carol Boyd
B: 1947-11-15
D: 2019-03-08
View Details
Boyd, Carol
Hayden Fairbanks
B: 1996-01-16
D: 2019-03-08
View Details
Fairbanks, Hayden
Charles Gower
B: 1956-03-23
D: 2019-03-08
View Details
Gower, Charles
Jaco Whiteley
B: 1981-10-18
D: 2019-03-07
View Details
Whiteley, Jaco
Harold Parsons
B: 1928-02-04
D: 2019-03-01
View Details
Parsons, Harold
Celia Hernandez
B: 1952-07-22
D: 2019-02-27
View Details
Hernandez, Celia
Larry Flanagan
B: 1983-12-11
D: 2019-02-19
View Details
Flanagan, Larry
Leeroy Galbraith
B: 1977-11-21
D: 2019-02-19
View Details
Galbraith, Leeroy
Robbie Lucko
B: 1925-09-10
D: 2019-02-17
View Details
Lucko, Robbie
Nina Hazen
B: 1936-09-01
D: 2019-02-16
View Details
Hazen, Nina
Marvin Karl
B: 1952-07-04
D: 2019-02-13
View Details
Karl, Marvin
Meta Brinker
B: 1942-11-07
D: 2019-02-12
View Details
Brinker, Meta
Paula Hensley
B: 1970-06-19
D: 2019-02-10
View Details
Hensley, Paula
Fred Land
B: 1943-09-14
D: 2019-02-07
View Details
Land, Fred
Margaret Ford
B: 1931-01-01
D: 2019-02-01
View Details
Ford, Margaret
Betty Jett
B: 1946-05-27
D: 2019-01-29
View Details
Jett, Betty
Monnie Wilcox
B: 1928-04-09
D: 2019-01-28
View Details
Wilcox, Monnie
Edith Hejl
B: 1937-12-28
D: 2019-01-28
View Details
Hejl, Edith
Clinton Taylor
B: 1939-04-30
D: 2019-01-22
View Details
Taylor, Clinton

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
14 W Barton Avenue
Temple, TX 76501
Phone: (254)778-3200
Fax: (254)778-3206

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

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.