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  • Our Advice on Talking to Kids About COVID-19
    Posted: 04/14/2020

    Our Nalley-Pickle & Welch staff has over 65 years of experience walking through difficult times with those in our community. This includes having conversations with children about illness, tragedy, and death. When Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton families walk through our doors, they depend on us for encouragement during challenging moments; right now is no …
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  • 5 Ways to Relieve Loneliness During a Quarantine
    Posted: 04/09/2020

    All across Midland, Stanton, and Big Spring, people are spending their days inside waiting for the end of the COVID-19 crisis. Here at Nalley-Pickle Welch Funeral Home & Crematory, we are doing our best to serve our community during this time of uncertainty. We know that many of you are separated from family, friends, and …
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  • Our Top 5 Recommended Foods for a Funeral Reception
    Posted: 03/18/2020

    Getting together after a funeral to share stories and a meal is a special tradition for many families in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton. Here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory, we always say that every person is unique and needs to be celebrated – and a reception does exactly that. It’s an …
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  • The Top 4 Questions to Ask a Cremation Provider
    Posted: 03/06/2020

    While cremation is becoming an increasingly popular choice for families in Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton, it’s important to remember this: Not all cremation providers are equal. Scandals in the media have caused many to be leery of cremation, and rightfully so. On top of that, the choice to cremate can involve personal, religious, or …
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  • Tips for Writing a Meaningful Obituary
    Posted: 02/19/2020

    American playwright and novelist Thornton Wilder once said, “The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” To be sure, grief is inescapable, and a part of the normal human experience after a death occurs. One way we can express our gratitude to our loved ones is through preparing a farewell that captures …
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  • When your Family Needs Help, Trust Our Family
    Posted: 02/05/2020

    “The family is one of nature’s masterpieces,” said Spanish philosopher George Santayana. It may sound like a cliché, but for good reason: Family is important. No matter what your family looks like—big or small, from the same genetic tree or related by choice—these are the people who share the highs and lows of life with …
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  • 6 Reasons to Plan Your Own Funeral
    Posted: 01/13/2020

    Is it strange to plan your own funeral? We don’t think so. While no one likes to dwell on the idea of their own death, there are a number of advantages to preplanning with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory. Some say it’s the greatest gift of love you can give to your family. …
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  • Tips for Improving Your Life in 2020
    Posted: 01/06/2020

    Life can be broken down into many chapters, and 2020 is the perfect opportunity to start a brand new one. But let’s shake things up a bit and take the focus off resolutions. After all, studies show that less than 10 percent of those who make resolutions manage to stick them for more than a …
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  • The Cremation with Confidence™ Guarantee: Why It Matters for You
    Posted: 12/18/2019

    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, Stanton, and Big Spring 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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  • What Should I Send? And Other Funeral Etiquette Tips
    Posted: 12/10/2019

    When someone dies, it is often difficult to know how to show your support to the loved one’s family. Of course, you know they are probably feeling sad, shocked, overwhelmed, angry – or any combination of these emotions. What might help you when you are feeling that way may not be the same for them. …
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