• Managing Grief During the Holidays
    Posted: 12/22/2016

    The holidays are supposed to be a time of great joy. In the midst of the hustle and bustle and the cheerful carols, it can be easy to lose sight of the fact that this time of year can be intensely painful for those who have experienced the loss of someone they loved. gri Watching other …
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  • Does It Matter If I Attend the Funeral?
    Posted: 12/08/2016

    Today, like never before, family and friends are spread out all over the country. School, jobs, or just personal preferences can cause us to move hundreds or thousands of miles away from each other. Combine distance with work/family responsibilities and financial or health issues, and getting together for a funeral can prove to be very …
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  • Three Reasons to Pick a Funeral Home That’s Locally and Family Owned
    Posted: 11/29/2016

    For 80 years, Nalley-Pickle & Welch has been owned and operated by the same family. In fact, our current owner, Kasi Welch Baker, is the granddaughter of our founders, Ernest and Mary Lynn Welch, and the daughter of Tommy and Teresa Welch. Three generations of the Welch family have been here to serve our community. …
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  • A Tribute to Veterans
    Posted: 11/11/2016

    Today is the day we set aside to honor American veterans – those valiant soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen of the U.S. Armed Forces – who all share a dedication to the defense of freedom. For generations, veterans have honored us with this sacrifice, and so all of us here at Nalley-Pickle & …
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  • Why Receptions Are So Important
    Posted: 10/31/2016

    Anyone who has been to a wedding reception, a sweet 16 soirée, baby shower, or an anniversary celebration knows those gatherings are far more than mere parties. We have a tendency to mark important events by getting together with the people we love and know best, sharing food and drink, connecting with each other, and …
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  • Your Wishes Vs. Your Family’s Wishes
    Posted: 10/20/2016

    One of the primary benefits to planning your own funeral is having the ability to make your wishes known. Your family, no doubt, wants to honor you by fulfilling your final wishes, and preplanning allows you to communicate those desires to them clearly. If for any reason, there could be a disagreement in the family …
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  • Why Select a Funeral Home In Advance of Need
    Posted: 12/21/2015

    Supposedly the national economy is doing very well, although it doesn’t seem that way to some of us, which raises the question of funeral costs. How can a family arrange the services they really want while keeping costs within their budget? For many families, funeral pre-planning is the answer. The best way to control funeral …
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  • Why the Funeral Ceremony is Important
    Posted: 11/30/2015

      Grief is the emotional pain we feel when we suffer a loss and is why we have funerals. Without a ceremony, or structured event dedicated to a loved one that has passed, we would have no means of expressing our grief, our love, or the void that death created in our lives. No one …
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  • Selecting a Funeral Home
    Posted: 11/30/2015

    When you know what brand and model car you want, it’s smart to shop dealerships to get the best deal. After all, the car is the same; the only difference is the cost. The same is not true when selecting a professional service: • Every hospital has its own specialties. • Every doctor and lawyer …
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  • How To… Create A Meaningful Service With Cremation
    Posted: 10/06/2015

    Some families are considering cremation for the first time, and have more questions than answers.  Sometimes people consider it more environmentally sensitive, others are just curious and are interested in learning more. Perhaps the best reason to consider cremation is the many options available for services and final wishes. In fact, cremation offers more options …
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