Obituaries

William "Bill" Kelley
B: 1950-10-09
D: 2017-10-16
View Details
Kelley, William "Bill"
Barbara Howe
B: 1946-10-05
D: 2017-10-14
View Details
Howe, Barbara
Hazele Reynolds
B: 1925-09-24
D: 2017-10-12
View Details
Reynolds, Hazele
Elbert Mead
B: 1920-07-23
D: 2017-10-10
View Details
Mead, Elbert
H."Jimmy" Daniels
B: 1949-10-10
D: 2017-10-08
View Details
Daniels, H."Jimmy"
Robert Morin
B: 1955-08-28
D: 2017-10-06
View Details
Morin, Robert
Donald "Don" Elmore, II
B: 1961-04-03
D: 2017-10-03
View Details
Elmore, II, Donald "Don"
Marion Taylor
B: 1925-01-06
D: 2017-10-03
View Details
Taylor, Marion
Donald "Don" Feller
B: 1936-04-18
D: 2017-10-03
View Details
Feller, Donald "Don"
Shirley Selepes
B: 1931-10-30
D: 2017-10-02
View Details
Selepes, Shirley
Kevin Holihan
B: 1937-08-13
D: 2017-10-02
View Details
Holihan, Kevin
Mary Thrift
B: 1931-02-01
D: 2017-09-30
View Details
Thrift, Mary
Margaret (Bettie) Wright
B: 1948-03-04
D: 2017-09-29
View Details
Wright, Margaret (Bettie)
Albert Riggs
B: 1940-07-21
D: 2017-09-28
View Details
Riggs, Albert
Frank Weber
B: 1975-12-14
D: 2017-09-15
View Details
Weber, Frank
Dorothy "Dot" Curry
B: 1924-03-10
D: 2017-09-12
View Details
Curry, Dorothy "Dot"
Christopher "Chris" Gore
B: 1970-07-25
D: 2017-09-12
View Details
Gore, Christopher "Chris"
Audrey Kennedy
B: 1925-09-15
D: 2017-09-04
View Details
Kennedy, Audrey
Rosemarie "Penny" Fitzgerald
B: 1928-05-17
D: 2017-09-03
View Details
Fitzgerald, Rosemarie "Penny"
Patrick Ligi
B: 1974-05-07
D: 2017-09-01
View Details
Ligi, Patrick
Marialyce "Jimmy" Johnson
B: 1933-12-23
D: 2017-08-31
View Details
Johnson, Marialyce "Jimmy"

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
2015 Neuse Boulevard
New Bern, NC 28560
Phone: (252) 637-5111
Fax: (252) 637-7150

What is a Memorial Service?

Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

Memorial Service Ideas

Our experience has shown us that many of today's families want more than a traditional funeral. This can be done by bringing more of the personality and lifestyle of the deceased into the arrangements. By displaying photographs or staging the event around a favorite pastime, a memorial service can become more personal and meaningful.

If a personalized memorial service suits the needs of your family, we suggest you consider the following questions:

  • What did your loved one like to do?
  • What was he or she like as an individual?
  • What was their profession and how did that shape their life?
  • Was your loved one spiritual?
  • Was he or she proud of their cultural or ethnic heritage? 

We're Here to Advise, Assist, and Guide You

Using the above five questions as our guide, we will spend the time to help create a fitting memorial service for your loved one. Please call us at (252) 637-5111 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.