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Coping with Grief over the Holiday Season

Grieving can be a long and difficult time in a person’s life. Christmas and the holiday season can make the grieving for the bereaved much harder. There are many events and traditions that take pla...
By Greg Hurd
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Importance of a Funeral Procession

A funeral procession offers grieving loved ones the opportunity to accompany the remains of the deceased to the funeral service. Hurd Funeral Homes in Chillicothe, Illinois has been offering funera...
By Greg Hurd
In Our Blogs
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Can I Have a Cremation and a Visitation?

In case you are in a situation that requires you to start thinking about a memorial service soon, you will need to consider the different options that you have.  Cremation service is starting ...
By Greg Hurd
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The Steps to Writing a Eulogy

A eulogy can be a difficult speech to write. It is not an easy task to put a lifetime of stories, memories, and words into a few minutes that you will have to talk. Our professionals here at Hurd F...
By Greg Hurd
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Managing Social Media Accounts After a Loved One Has Passed Away

It is more than likely that your loved one was active on many social media platforms, especially with the online presence we all hold in today’s society. There are ways in which you can manage thes...
By Greg Hurd
In Our Blogs
Monday, October 17, 2016

How to Talk to Children About the Concept of Death

Talking to children about death can be a difficult conversation to pursue and you may find yourself holding back, using only minor details and descriptions. Children are fragile and death is a sens...
By Greg Hurd
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Tips for Helping a Friend Through the Grieving Process

When a friend loses a loved one that was close and dear to their heart, they are experiencing a great deal of pain and can seem very distant. You may be feeling that you are trying to be there for ...
By Greg Hurd
In Our Blogs
Monday, September 19, 2016

Previous Posts

Coping with Grief over the Holiday Season

Grieving can be a long and difficult time in a person’s life. Christmas and the holiday season can make the grieving for the bereaved much harder. There are many events and traditions that take pla...

The Importance of a Funeral Procession

A funeral procession offers grieving loved ones the opportunity to accompany the remains of the deceased to the funeral service. Hurd Funeral Homes in Chillicothe, Illinois has been offering funera...

Can I Have a Cremation and a Visitation?

In case you are in a situation that requires you to start thinking about a memorial service soon, you will need to consider the different options that you have.  Cremation service is starting ...

The Steps to Writing a Eulogy

A eulogy can be a difficult speech to write. It is not an easy task to put a lifetime of stories, memories, and words into a few minutes that you will have to talk. Our professionals here at Hurd F...

Managing Social Media Accounts After a Loved One Has Passed Away

It is more than likely that your loved one was active on many social media platforms, especially with the online presence we all hold in today’s society. There are ways in which you can manage thes...

How to Talk to Children About the Concept of Death

Talking to children about death can be a difficult conversation to pursue and you may find yourself holding back, using only minor details and descriptions. Children are fragile and death is a sens...

Tips for Helping a Friend Through the Grieving Process

When a friend loses a loved one that was close and dear to their heart, they are experiencing a great deal of pain and can seem very distant. You may be feeling that you are trying to be there for ...