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  • Making Memories: It’s Never Too Late
    Posted: 08/17/2017

    One of our areas of expertise here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch is helping families in Big Spring and Midland craft a funeral service that tells the story of their loved one’s life. Sometimes, people come to us filled with ideas – they can easily rattle off a list of accomplishments, hobbies, interests, and traditions. For …
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  • Funeral Etiquette
    Posted: 07/28/2017

    At Nalley-Pickle & Welch, we have heard many questions from our Big Spring and Midland community about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide personalized funeral services for families to explore …
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  • Top Five Places to Beat the Texas Heat
    Posted: 07/14/2017

    We just celebrated our nation’s birthday, and we are decidedly full swing into summer! As you all know, Nalley-Pickle & Welch has been a part of the Big Spring and Midland communities for generations. And while by this time, we are used to the Texas summer heat, we still like to find ways to stay …
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  • Reasons to Include a Reception in Your Prearrangements
    Posted: 06/30/2017

    We’ve been helping our neighbors in Midland and Big Spring make their funeral prearrangements for decades. There are many reasons why people choose to preplan with us, and for most, it’s easy to see the benefits. If you still have questions yourself, you might want to read our recent blog post dispelling some of the …
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  • Top Three Myths About Preplanning
    Posted: 06/16/2017

    In life, we are almost always planning ahead for our future. Planning toward a personal goal or planning for the next phase of life. We set a plan so we can know where we’re headed. Planning relieves stress and answers many questions ahead of time. One thing people do not always plan for is their …
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  • Nalley-Pickle & Welch’s Legacy: Helping You Build Yours
    Posted: 05/31/2017

    For three generations, Nalley-Pickle & Welch has been a part of Midland and Big Spring – with one mission at the heart of what we do: helping loved ones build and preserve their loved one’s legacy. A funeral is one of those important moments in life – a time to mark with a special service …
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  • Veteran Burials – What You Need to Know
    Posted: 05/17/2017

    It’s the time of year when all Americans honor and remember our fallen heroes who served our country. If there’s anything we know about West Texas families, it’s how patriotic they are! But for the family members and friends of these U.S. veterans, Memorial Day is especially meaningful. What once originated as Decoration Day, Memorial …
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  • Why a Permanent Memorial is Always Important
    Posted: 04/26/2017

    Many Midland and Big Spring families find that cremation meets their family’s needs best. Even if cremation is your loved one’s choice, we always try to stress the importance of establishing a permanent memorial for a loved one. We have found this can be very helpful to the grieving and healing process. An enduring honor …
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  • How Social Media Has Impacted Funerals
    Posted: 04/14/2017

    Social media is a phenomenon of the 21st century. Even if you’re not a big fan of using it personally, the numbers tell the story: There are more than one billion active users on Facebook There are 974 million existing Twitter accounts 150 million people use Snapchat everyday There are 600 million active monthly users …
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  • When Words Fail: What to Say to a Hurting Friend
    Posted: 03/27/2017

    If there is one thing that unites us all, it’s that at some point, either we’ll have to say goodbye to someone we love, or we will care about someone who must walk that path. When that moment comes, it can be difficult to know what to say, but it’s important to make sure your …
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