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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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  • Why is a Permanent Memorial for a Veteran Important?
    Posted: 11/09/2020

    At Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory, we can’t think of a higher privilege than laying a veteran to rest, and we’re honored to do our part in commemorating the lives of our servicemen and women. Veteran’s Day is an opportunity to think about and be grateful for all of the heroes who made …
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  • How the Changing Seasons Impacts Grief
    Posted: 11/09/2020

    “Every May, my mom helped me plant a garden. She died last fall and I tear up even thinking about shopping for flowers without her.”  “When the weather would warm up, my grandpa made his famous BBQ chicken just about every weekend. Now that he’s gone, even the smell of a cookout makes me sad.”  …
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  • Serving All Backgrounds; Meeting the needs of Hispanic Families
    Posted: 10/09/2020

    At Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory, we are honored to meet the needs of all families in Big Spring, Stanton, and Midland, and embrace the diversity that is so prevalent within our communities. Just as every individual is unique, each culture is unique, with their own traditions and customs. Part of our job …
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  • Why Wouldn’t You Preplan Your Funeral?
    Posted: 10/07/2020

    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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  • How To Embrace Life During a Season Of Uncertainty
    Posted: 09/10/2020

    Families in Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton know that life changes are around every corner. With all the uncertainty we’re consistently exposed to, especially under COVID-19 circumstances, it’s possible you may be feeling a bit unsure of what happens next. While no one really knows the answer, we do know that uncertainty can’t be escaped …
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  • A Tale of Two Funerals: Family Owned V. Corporate
    Posted: 09/10/2020

    Family-owned funeral homes like Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory have become harder to find over the years, as large corporations purchase one funeral home after another that was originally founded by a family. But here in Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton, our family has been serving our neighbors since 1937 – and we …
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  • 4 Reasons to Choose a Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Posted: 08/17/2020

    One of the questions we’re often asked here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory is whether there’s any noticeable difference between a family-owned funeral home and a funeral home that is part of a corporate-owned chain. Our answer is always a resounding, “Yes!” Our family has been committed to serving our neighbors in …
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