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  • Cultural Spotlight: Mexican Funeral Traditions
    Posted: 04/12/2021

    One of the greatest joys of what we do here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Homes & Crematory is helping our neighbors who have different cultural, ethnic, and faith backgrounds pay tribute to their loved ones. Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton are wonderfully diverse places to live, and it’s important to us to be able …
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  • Why Wouldn’t You Preplan Your Funeral?
    Posted: 04/08/2021

    Most of us don’t like to think about our own mortality – let alone plan for it. Sure, we make arrangements for other events in life. Think of the planning involved when you make a major purchase or organize a vacation or party. Not to mention the thought and time you invest thinking (and, perhaps, …
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  • Why You Should Choose a Funeral Home with Its Own Crematory?
    Posted: 03/08/2021

    When we’re talking to a Midland, Big Spring, or Stanton family about end-of-life arrangements for their loved one here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory , we’re always sure to mention that we own our own on-site crematory. Why is this an important part of the conversation? There are many reasons, starting with …
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  • 5 Reasons More Texans are Choosing to Plan Ahead
    Posted: 03/04/2021

    If you’re anything like our staff here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory, you’re looking forward to a time when we’re not “making history”! A historic pandemic, historic weather events leading to historic power outages – it’s been one thing after another, hasn’t it? A major lesson we’ve learned time and time again …
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  • Nalley – Local Impact of Family Ownership
    Posted: 02/11/2021

    At Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Homes & Crematory, we’re firm believers that family is everything, and because our family has been in the area for generations, our roots run deep here in Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton. For over 80 years, families have looked to us for help during life’s most difficult moments, and our …
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  • Why More People are Writing Light-Hearted Obituaries
    Posted: 02/05/2021

    When you think of writing a meaningful obituary for a loved one who has died, adding light-hearted stories or details may not occur to you. Yet more families in Midland , Big Spring , Stanton and beyond are featuring funny, optimistic, and even playful content in an attempt to express what their loved one meant …
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  • Why You Should Choose A Funeral Home with Their Own Crematory
    Posted: 01/25/2021

    We’re often asked here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory why it matters if a funeral home owns their own crematory. It’s critical to remember that not all cremation providers are the same, and our neighbors in Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton know the difference. When you trust us with either cremation or …
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  • Why Gratitude is Important for the New Year
    Posted: 01/04/2021

    The new year is approaching, and we know many of our neighbors in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton are thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. This is the time for not only a refresh, but it’s a chance to consciously do something different in the coming year. Our New Year’s resolution here at Nalley-Pickle & …
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  • Top 10 Reasons to Preplan your Funeral
    Posted: 12/07/2020

    You might be surprised how many strong opinions you have about your own funeral, memorial service, and final resting place. Our Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory  staff has found this to be true for most Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton families we’ve talked to over the years. While many people haven’t spent much …
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  • 5 Ways to Help Children Remember Their Grandparents
    Posted: 12/07/2020

    For many children, a grandparent’s love is like none other. The security, the steadiness, the warmth – that kind of love fosters a connection that cannot be replicated. That kind of love is also why the death of a grandparent can leave a child – no matter their age – feeling stunned and lost. Our …
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