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  • Social Media Do’s and Don’ts: 4 Tips to Know Before You Post
    Posted: 06/07/2018

    Social media has enriched our lives in a lot of different ways. We’ve all heard the stories about the high school sweethearts who reconnected on Facebook and lived happily ever. And many of us who live here in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton have loved ones spread across the country with whom we are able …
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  • What Does It Mean to Be Patriotic?
    Posted: 05/21/2018

    When our country is in peril, Americans – and especially those from Midland, Big Spring, Stanton, and other parts of West Texas – are quick to rally to her aid. When we’ve been attacked, our men and women fight with uncommon valor. During times of crisis, our patriotic emotions are there for all to see. …
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  • 7 Ways to Honor Your Mom’s Legacy this Mother’s Day
    Posted: 05/07/2018

    This time of year, with Mother’s Day advertisements popping up at every turn here in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton, it can be especially difficult for those who have lost their mothers. No matter how many years have passed since her death, the pain and grief often resurface. Many of us at Nalley-Pickle & Welch …
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  • 4 Questions You Must Ask Your Cremation Provider
    Posted: 04/30/2018

    It wasn’t long ago – 50 years or so – that only a small fraction of Americans chose to be cremated. But in recent decades, cremation has surged in popularity across the country and here in West Texas. As cremation becomes more commonplace, our professional staff at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home offers this reminder: …
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  • The Many Ways to Personalize a Loved One’s Farewell
    Posted: 04/17/2018

    For many of the families we serve in Midland and Big Spring and the surrounding Texas communities, a memento of a loved one can be incredibly comforting in the days and months following a death. With many memorial items to choose from at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory, you are sure to find …
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  • Your Legacy – Your Funeral – Have a Say in How You’re Remembered
    Posted: 03/28/2018

    We can probably all remember the days when a “proper” funeral was very strictly defined, and no one really strayed from those ideas. But Americans are rethinking the funeral experience. More and more people in West Texas and around the country are preplanning their own personalized memorials well before their passing. Not only do people …
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  • Q&A – What Are My Options for Final Disposition
    Posted: 03/12/2018

    One of the most important decisions you will make when it comes time to plan a funeral for someone you love, or for yourself when preplanning, is choosing a final resting place – or final disposition option. There are many preferences, cultural elements, and religious requirements that can go into such a decision, and the …
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  • Beware the Discount Funeral Home
    Posted: 02/27/2018

    The death of a loved one often leaves a family emotionally devastated, and the need to promptly plan a funeral adds to the stress. If arrangements haven’t been made beforehand, a quick internet search will reveal numerous options for funeral homes and cremation providers – some appearing less expensive than others. But these websites only …
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  • A Funeral Service: Telling the Story of a Life
    Posted: 02/12/2018

    Books often don’t end after the final words of the last chapter. At times, what you think is the conclusion to the story is actually followed by a single page, bare except for the words, “The End,” and followed by an epilogue. These final pages are a brief, but impactful, continuation of the tale where …
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  • Starting the Year Off Right by Planning for the Future
    Posted: 01/31/2018

    The first few weeks of a new year can be stressful, especially if you’re already seeing your New Year’s resolutions fall by the wayside. If you have made resolutions this year, hopefully you’re still going strong! If not, maybe you should think of reframing your goal. Instead of simply resolving to do less of something—eat …
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