• How to Help a Grieving Loved One
    Posted: 10/28/2021

    Grief hits every person differently. It can manifest itself in anger, isolation, depression, and many other unexpected emotions. As you support someone who has lost a loved one, it is important to know how to help them during this difficult time. When you try to console a friend or family member, it’s difficult to find …
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  • Top 3 Misconceptions About Funeral Directors
    Posted: 10/18/2021

    When members of our staff here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory meet someone new and mention working at a funeral home, you can imagine there’s a range of reactions. After all, most jobs have their share of stereotypes and common misconceptions. We receive all kinds of questions from our neighbors in Midland, Big …
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  • Can We Plan a Memorial for a Loved One Who Died Last Year?
    Posted: 09/13/2021

    For many families in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton, the coronavirus outbreak dramatically changed the way they said goodbye to loved ones who died. No more visitations with guests giving one another handshakes and hugs to offer support. No more open, public funerals as loved ones near and far gather to cry and laugh, linger, …
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  • Understanding the Cremation and Burial Process
    Posted: 09/06/2021

    Until a loved one dies, many families in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton don’t know the extent of end-of-life options, including the details of cremation, traditional burial, and the selection of a final resting place. Our Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory staff hears questions like, “Can we have a funeral even with cremation?” …
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  • In Person or Online: A Tale of Two Planners
    Posted: 08/09/2021

    Every day, we talk to many people in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton who haven’t given much thought to preplanning their arrangements. In some cases, they didn’t even know it was a possibility. Others simply haven’t gotten around to it or are putting it off until they’re older. But our team at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory knows …
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  • What Happens to Social Media Accounts When a Loved One Dies?
    Posted: 08/02/2021

    It’s a question our staff is hearing more and more often these days at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory: “My sister/aunt/friend has died, but their social media is still active. What can I do to turn it off?” Others have asked us what will happen to their own posts, photos, and videos after …
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  • Meaningful Ways to Honor a Veteran
    Posted: 07/12/2021

    Throughout our many years of serving Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton families, our staff at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory believes this: There is no greater honor than caring for veterans and their families. For us, it’s one way to say thank you to those brave men and women who give so much …
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  • The Cremation with Confidence™ Guarantee: Why It Matters for You
    Posted: 07/08/2021

    While it’s not right for everyone, all across the country, more people than ever are selecting cremation, with cremation rates expected to reach nearly 79% by 2035. Families in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton are no exception, with many opting for cremation due to convenience, greater religious acceptance, matters of finance, and fewer adherences to …
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  • Creative Ways to Memorialize with Cremation
    Posted: 06/07/2021

    When a family in Midland, Big Spring, or Stanton is considering cremation instead of traditional burial, they may wonder if their options are limited or even impersonal – but this is definitely not the case when you choose Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory. More people in the Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton area …
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  • Never Feel Stuck: Transferring Your Prearrangements
    Posted: 06/03/2021

    People have a tendency to delay important things that are good for them. It defies explanation, but it’s true. It might be a doctor’s appointment you need to schedule. Signing up for that gym membership in the new year. Having that challenging, but healthy, conversation with a good friend or family member. Putting one’s final …
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