• Obituaries: Why They Matter
    Posted: 09/25/2023

    Do you or someone you know read the obituary section of the paper every day?  Some may find it a morbid practice, but in truth, the obituary is simply another means whereby we honor and celebrate the life of the deceased and allow their memory to live on.  When losing a loved one there are …
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  • Family Ownership and Our Big Spring Community
    Posted: 09/18/2023

    Our Roots in Big Spring                                                                    Here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch, the Welch family’s history in Big Spring runs deep, starting with the Eberley Funeral Home constructed in 1920 at 610 Scurry Street. Charles and Annie Eberley, both licensed funeral directors and embalmers, lived in a modest house behind the funeral home and served local …
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  • When to Have a Funeral
    Posted: 09/07/2023

    It’s not necessarily common knowledge when to hold a funeral, especially for those who have never organized or planned a service for a loved one. Our latest blog explores options for when you don’t know when to have a funeral.

  • 6 Ways to Find Grief Support in Nature
    Posted: 08/14/2023

    Many times, after losing a loved one, those who are grieving find themselves dealing with their loss in solitude. They find it easier to stay indoors watching TV, scrolling through social media, and ignoring incoming texts and phone calls. During a difficult time, it requires less energy to stay home than to go out and …
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  • The Importance of Preplanning with a Chronic or Terminal Illness
    Posted: 08/08/2023

    At Nalley-Pickle &Welch, we encourage every family who walks through our doors to preplan their funeral or cremation. We’ve helped families in Midland, Big Spring, or Stanton experience the benefits of making funeral arrangements ahead of time. Many of them feel peace of mind knowing all the important end-of-life decisions have already been made and that …
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  • 5 Tips for Prioritizing Your Mental Health
    Posted: 07/10/2023

    At Nalley-Pickle and Welch Funeral Home, we know it’s not always easy to prioritize your own self-care or mental health, especially if you are a parent or someone in a caretaking position. We support our neighbors in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton in managing their mental health, especially during difficult times like grieving a loved one. If …
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  • Why More People Are Choosing Cremation for Their Loved Ones
    Posted: 07/03/2023

    More Americans than ever are choosing cremation – and it’s estimated that the number will only continue to rise. Our staff members at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home receive a lot of questions from our neighbors in Midland, Big Spring, and Stanton about why this is the case. There are many reasons families are choosing cremation …
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  • Our Top 8 Tips for Taking Food to Grieving Loved Ones
    Posted: 06/08/2023

    When someone you care about loses a loved one, the first instinct is often, “What can I do to help?” Here in West Texas, showing support often means food is on the way. Take it from our staff at Nalley-Pickle & Welch: Sympathy meals are a wonderful way to express care and meet a practical need. Throughout our many decades helping families …
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  • Nalley-Pickle Welch Difference
    Posted: 06/02/2023

    Our people are behind everything we do here at Nalley-Pickle & Welch. When you walk through the doors of our Midland, Big Spring, or Stanton funeral homes, you’ll feel the difference. At each of our locations, we treat your family like our own. As a family-owned funeral home, we know how important it is to feel safe and supported by …
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  • How to Support Someone Who Has Lost a Child
    Posted: 05/10/2023

    Experiencing the death of a child is something no parent should have to go through. The pain is unimaginable. At Nalley-Pickle & Welch, we often field questions about how to support loved ones after the death of a child. While there are no easy answers, here are some helpful tips our staff has put together. …
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