Articles by Kasi Welch Baker

article3tFamilies need to separate truth and myth when it comes to cremation

By: Kasi Welch Baker | Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory 

Editor’s note: The following is the first in a series of columns from Kasi Welch Baker, of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

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article2tPreplanning provides a gift for those left behind

By: Kasi Welch Baker | Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory 

On a daily basis I have people ask me, “Why should I preplan my funeral?” They ask, “What are the advantages of me doing it, and why not leave that up to my kids?” My response is always the same.

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article1tFunerals help grieving process for those left behind

It seems in today’s society that many families are unaware of the important role that a funeral service plays in the psychological healing of people who grieve.

As a funeral director, it sometimes pains me to see families go without a service out of convenience or an unwillingness to face the pain of the death.

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article4tCoping with loss…what to do when a loved one dies

By: Kasi Welch Baker | Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory

At one time or another in our lives, we will all face loss. Whether it’s a loved one, a job, a pet, a marriage or a friendship, loss is one of those things that make us stop and take stock of our lives.

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article5tThere is an advantage by choosing local

People often ask me, “Why should I go with a locally owned funeral home? What’s the difference?”

I had to really sit down and think about this one. On a larger scale in our economy today, we have seen big box stores squeezing out small family-owned businesses…

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