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  • How to Be Thankful in the Midst of Grief
    Posted: 11/07/2022

    Anyone who has lost a loved one knows that grief is no easy path to walk. It requires, among other things, being kind and patient with yourself. At Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home, our professional team regularly encounters families and individuals throughout the  Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton who are dealing with grief. We’ve noticed the holiday season …
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  • Is Cremation Right for You? Take our Quiz to Find Out!
    Posted: 11/03/2022

    Life is full of decisions big and small. There are decisions to make in the moment, like how to spend free time, what to eat for dinner, and whether to sample the candy you purchased for trick-or-treat. Then there are decisions that require time and consideration, like whether to change jobs, buy a new car, …
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  • 5 Ways that Funeral Services can Help with the Grieving Process
    Posted: 10/10/2022

    After a loss, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the thought of planning a funeral or memorial service. In fact, some families find it so daunting they want to forego the funeral entirely. However, our care team here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home knows that celebrating the life of a loved one is an …
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  • Tips for Writing an Obituary Your Loved One Would Love
    Posted: 10/04/2022

    Writing an obituary can be a daunting responsibility, as every family wants to honor the life lived and reflect what made their loved one special. If you are the one charged with this task, we are here to offer advice. Though distilling someone’s life into a brief piece of writing may seem like quite an …
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  • Why Being Family Owned Is So Important to Us – And to You
    Posted: 09/13/2022

    Being family-owned means our dedicated staff at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home always puts families first. With over 100 years of combined funeral service experience, we apply a standard of excellence across all of our services to ensure our neighbors across Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton feel taken care of in their time of need. Here are some of the key reasons …
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  • 4 Tips for Sorting Through a Loved One’s Belongings After Death
    Posted: 09/08/2022

    Families who come to Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home from all around Big Spring, Midland, and Stanton often tell us that one of the most heartbreaking moments of losing a loved one is returning to an empty home filled with memories – and possessions. Organizing items that have been collected over the decades is a daunting but necessary …
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  • Unique Ways to Remember Your Loved One on Their Birthday
    Posted: 08/15/2022

    Many people tell us that one of the most difficult parts after losing a loved one is the “big days” that happen throughout the year. Holidays, anniversaries, birthdays – especially the birthday of the person who is no longer alive. A day that should be filled with fun and celebration now signifies loss. The loved …
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  • How to Help a Grieving Loved One
    Posted: 08/08/2022

    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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  • Creating a Memorial Garden Helps in Healing After a Loss
    Posted: 07/11/2022

    There’s an old Chinese proverb that says, “If you want to be happy for a lifetime, be a gardener.” Our Nalley-Pickle and Welch Funeral Home and Crematory staff wants to give this sentiment a new twist by saying, “If you want help healing after a loss, be a gardener.”   In our own lives and …
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  • Top 10 Reasons to Preplan your Funeral 
    Posted: 07/07/2022

      You might be surprised how many strong opinions you have about your own funeral, memorial service, and final resting place. Our Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory staff has found this to be true for most West Texans we’ve talked to over the years. While many people haven’t spent much time thinking through …
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