Obituaries

Esther Sparks
B: 1932-09-17
D: 2017-05-26
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Sparks, Esther
George Holman
B: 1931-01-03
D: 2017-05-23
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Holman, George
Benjamin Dawt
B: 2017-05-22
D: 2017-05-22
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Dawt, Benjamin
Teresa Clark
B: 1960-09-06
D: 2017-05-21
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Clark, Teresa
Charles Harrison
B: 1945-01-16
D: 2017-05-20
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Harrison, Charles
Donna Schoon
B: 1931-02-02
D: 2017-05-19
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Schoon, Donna
Falco Desiderio
B: 1932-05-16
D: 2017-05-16
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Desiderio, Falco
Dorothy Furgason
B: 1936-06-01
D: 2017-05-14
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Furgason, Dorothy
Helen Guy
B: 1934-10-01
D: 2017-05-10
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Guy, Helen
Chrystal Foley
B: 1926-02-07
D: 2017-05-10
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Foley, Chrystal
Elizabeth Lay
B: 1932-07-13
D: 2017-05-10
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Lay, Elizabeth
Eva Butrum
B: 1936-09-11
D: 2017-05-09
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Butrum, Eva
Judith Burkman
B: 1944-02-07
D: 2017-05-07
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Burkman, Judith
Freda Pershing
B: 1932-09-13
D: 2017-05-06
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Pershing, Freda
Leah Nichols
B: 1925-11-11
D: 2017-05-03
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Nichols, Leah
Doris Korkos
B: 1934-04-13
D: 2017-05-03
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Korkos, Doris
Robert Terry
B: 1921-03-03
D: 2017-05-03
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Terry, Robert
Jerry Floyd
B: 1954-10-24
D: 2017-04-30
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Floyd, Jerry
Gary Gullans
B: 1953-03-26
D: 2017-04-29
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Gullans, Gary
Betty Foster
B: 1932-10-17
D: 2017-04-29
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Foster, Betty
Shirley Baysinger
B: 1937-03-18
D: 2017-04-29
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Baysinger, Shirley

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Traditional Burial Services

The earliest human burial dates back 100,000 years making it one of the longest-lived and most widespread of traditions. For an overview of the many different burial traditions, check out the websites in the Resources section below.

Understanding Burial Services

Here at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, we have the deepest respect for this traditional practice. If you are interested in learning more about the burial services we offer, please review the following information. Should you have questions about anything, please call us at (317) 535-9003.

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to bury a recently-deceased loved one, or when selecting burial during funeral pre-planning. One of the first decisions you'll need to make involves choosing both the cemetery and the specific place of burial within its grounds. You'll then need to select a casket and possibly a burial vault, as many modern cemeteries require their use. At some point, and this does not have to take place right away, the decision becomes one of selecting the headstone or marker and writing the inscription. A member of our professional staff will be available should you wish to have assistance in making each of these decisions.

An Open Invitation

We offer a number of affordable burial service options. They range from: simple burials where only a member of our staff oversees the interment; simple graveside services led by a minister or celebrant; and a traditional funeral service followed by burial. Each can be tailored to meet the needs and expectations of today's price-conscious families.

Sources:
Wikipedia, "Burial", modified 2014
National Parks Service, "Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History", accessed 2014
Funerals & Flowers, "Death and Funeral Customs", 2013

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