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  • Benefits of Building a Bucket List
    Posted: 01/18/2023

    When people hear the words “bucket list” they might first think of the 2007 film starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicolson. Some people might also associate a bucket list with death or people of a certain age. Putting together a bucket list can be helpful at any age. Our dedicated staff at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and …
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  • Personal Touches that Make Your Funeral Unforgettable
    Posted: 01/13/2023

    At Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Cemetery, we realize that each of our neighbors in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton wants their loved one’s funeral to be an unforgettable experience. Adding personal touches to a funeral ensures your loved one’s celebration is both memorable and meaningful.   Highlight the five senses. If a loved one had …
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  • 4 Ways Our Care Team Goes Above and Beyond
    Posted: 12/20/2022

    Someone you love is nearing death and you have to decide which funeral home to call – and fast. This is a situation many West Texans find themselves in every day. And this is why we’re writing this blog. Because if you or your friend or family member is facing a loss, we want you to know you can …
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  • How to Honor a Loved One During the Holiday Season
    Posted: 12/15/2022

    At Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home, we’ve been helping our neighbors in the Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton areas navigate the difficult emotions associated with losing a loved one for more than a century.   Over and over again, we’ve witnessed firsthand just how heartbreaking and devastating the aftermath of losing a loved one can be — and …
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  • How to Be Thankful in the Midst of Grief
    Posted: 11/07/2022

    Anyone who has lost a loved one knows that grief is no easy path to walk. It requires, among other things, being kind and patient with yourself. At Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home, our professional team regularly encounters families and individuals throughout the  Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton who are dealing with grief. We’ve noticed the holiday season …
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  • Is Cremation Right for You? Take our Quiz to Find Out!
    Posted: 11/03/2022

    Life is full of decisions big and small. There are decisions to make in the moment, like how to spend free time, what to eat for dinner, and whether to sample the candy you purchased for trick-or-treat. Then there are decisions that require time and consideration, like whether to change jobs, buy a new car, …
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  • 5 Ways that Funeral Services can Help with the Grieving Process
    Posted: 10/10/2022

    After a loss, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the thought of planning a funeral or memorial service. In fact, some families find it so daunting they want to forego the funeral entirely. However, our care team here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home knows that celebrating the life of a loved one is an …
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  • Tips for Writing an Obituary Your Loved One Would Love
    Posted: 10/04/2022

    Writing an obituary can be a daunting responsibility, as every family wants to honor the life lived and reflect what made their loved one special. If you are the one charged with this task, we are here to offer advice. Though distilling someone’s life into a brief piece of writing may seem like quite an …
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  • Why Being Family Owned Is So Important to Us – And to You
    Posted: 09/13/2022

    Being family-owned means our dedicated staff at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home always puts families first. With over 100 years of combined funeral service experience, we apply a standard of excellence across all of our services to ensure our neighbors across Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton feel taken care of in their time of need. Here are some of the key reasons …
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  • 4 Tips for Sorting Through a Loved One’s Belongings After Death
    Posted: 09/08/2022

    Families who come to Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home from all around Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton often tell us that one of the most heartbreaking moments of losing a loved one is returning to an empty home filled with memories – and possessions. Organizing items that have been collected over the decades is a daunting but necessary …
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