Consumers Explore Streamlined, Less Costly Funeral Services

Posted: August 17, 2013 at 1:10 a.m.

Jan Lightner knows how she wants to go.

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Religion, Pages 8 on 08/17/2013


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Presbyterian Puppets

Lindsay Tribble, 12, left, and Halle Bright, 12, practice making their puppets sing to music Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista during the church's Puppet Ministry. Kids learn how to use puppets and perform at various events and schools in the area.

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I do not know why there are not any green burial sites in NWA.

Posted by: qbert77

August 17, 2013 at 10:44 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

This was an excellent article and I am looking forward to reading the series. As a social worker I've had many clients who were still paying for the funeral of an adult child or spouse then facing death themselves, knowing they did not have funds to pay for their own funeral. Many who are 'old-old' cannot accept any funeral plan other than a formal service and burial, cremation is just not an option. We need much, much more education on this topic. Thank you.

Posted by: SCB

August 18, 2013 at 11:17 a.m. ( | suggest removal )