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Charles Krzesienski
B: 1940-10-28
D: 2017-07-21
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Krzesienski, Charles
Rebecca Miller
B: 1946-09-07
D: 2017-07-18
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Miller, Rebecca
Susan Martin Clifton
B: 1950-06-11
D: 2017-07-17
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Clifton, Susan Martin
Maria Pena
B: 1947-11-30
D: 2017-07-17
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Pena, Maria
William Sellers
B: 1939-01-27
D: 2017-07-14
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Sellers, William
Raymond Terrell
B: 1921-06-23
D: 2017-07-11
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Terrell, Raymond
Thelma Lewis
B: 1930-12-26
D: 2017-07-07
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Lewis, Thelma
Carl Keppler III
B: 1930-06-08
D: 2017-07-05
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Keppler III, Carl
Wilda Maness
B: 1929-07-13
D: 2017-07-04
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Maness, Wilda
Mervyn Davis
D: 2017-07-02
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Davis, Mervyn
Gladys Ohm
B: 1933-12-18
D: 2017-07-02
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Ohm, Gladys
Mrs. Venice Holmes Rouse
B: 1929-12-15
D: 2017-06-30
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Rouse, Mrs. Venice Holmes
Julio Torres
B: 1981-12-14
D: 2017-06-30
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Torres, Julio
Loraine Gilley
B: 1925-06-08
D: 2017-06-25
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Gilley, Loraine
Claude Darrell Cox
B: 1963-04-01
D: 2017-06-24
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Cox, Claude Darrell
Zbyszko Mazewski
B: 1934-11-07
D: 2017-06-23
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Mazewski, Zbyszko
Ernest Koval
B: 1926-08-21
D: 2017-06-20
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Koval, Ernest
Agniela Bayardo
B: 1938-05-31
D: 2017-06-15
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Bayardo, Agniela
Rosalie Williams
B: 1943-05-23
D: 2017-06-13
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Williams, Rosalie
Garland Driskill
B: 1926-04-03
D: 2017-06-12
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Driskill, Garland
VOLIE SCHULTEA
B: 1931-01-04
D: 2017-06-08
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SCHULTEA, VOLIE

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Traditional Funeral Services in Houston, TX

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 713.682.3663 to begin.

Online Sources:

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

 

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