Obituaries

Melvin W. Morris
B: 1943-03-21
D: 2019-03-06
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Morris, Melvin W.
Robert Andrew Jones, Jr.
B: 1932-08-10
D: 2019-02-23
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Jones, Jr., Robert Andrew
Elsie DuBree Ailes
B: 1931-01-19
D: 2019-02-17
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Ailes, Elsie DuBree
Barbara Anne Turner
B: 1955-10-12
D: 2019-02-16
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Turner, Barbara Anne
L. Olive Greider
B: 1922-12-25
D: 2019-02-15
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Greider, L. Olive
Vincent Curtis Webb
B: 1920-02-11
D: 2019-02-14
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Webb, Vincent Curtis
Alton Parker Stephenson, Jr.
B: 1936-04-01
D: 2019-02-12
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Stephenson, Jr. , Alton Parker
Peter Aldrich
B: 1959-08-07
D: 2019-02-10
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Aldrich, Peter
Deborah F. Kirk
B: 1960-06-09
D: 2019-02-08
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Kirk, Deborah F.
Jane E. Flaharty
B: 1928-03-19
D: 2019-02-07
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Flaharty, Jane E.
Barbara Lee Guthman
B: 1930-11-07
D: 2019-02-04
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Guthman, Barbara Lee
Marian L. Martin
B: 1936-04-24
D: 2019-01-31
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Martin, Marian L.
David Anthony King
B: 1961-07-28
D: 2019-01-28
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King , David Anthony
Allen Ensign Bramble, Jr.
B: 1931-07-03
D: 2019-01-27
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Bramble, Jr., Allen Ensign
Charles M. "Bud" Wolf
B: 1925-12-03
D: 2019-01-24
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Wolf, Charles M. "Bud"
Lois J. Sexton
B: 1946-07-05
D: 2019-01-22
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Sexton, Lois J.
Howard Roy Fizer
B: 1945-06-12
D: 2019-01-19
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Fizer, Howard Roy
Ruth L. Reynolds
B: 1921-04-25
D: 2019-01-19
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Reynolds, Ruth L.
Constance Thelma Baker
B: 1939-11-25
D: 2019-01-18
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Baker, Constance Thelma
Jean Gertude Wright
B: 1944-11-14
D: 2019-01-15
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Wright, Jean Gertude
John Allen Starn
B: 1933-08-23
D: 2019-01-14
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Starn, John Allen

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Burial and Cremation Vault Options

In most areas of the country, state or local laws do not require that you buy a container to surround the casket in the grave.  However, many cemeteries require that they have such a container so that the grave will not sink.  Either a grave liner or a burial vault will satisfy these requirements.  In many cases, the question of whether a cremation urn vault is required depends on the guidelines of the cemetery.  While greens, tent and wooden chairs are included in casket burial vault pricing, there is an additional charge of $288 for the cremations.

Casket Burial Vaults
An outer burial container or “vault” provides a secure environment for the casket and the physical remains contained within the casket. Design, quality and materials used in the construction of a burial vault vary and are subsequently reflected in the manufacturer’s warranty and the cost of the product. In most areas of the country, state or local laws do not require that you buy a container to surround the casket in the grave. However, many cemeteries require that they have such a container so that the grave will not sink. Either a grave liner or a burial vault will satisfy these requirements.
Cremation Urn Vaults
The purpose of an urn vault is to provide protection against natural elements that may affect the composition of a urn. A growing number of cemeteries are beginning to insist on the use of urn vaults because of their strength and their ability to provide structural integrity, thus preventing the grave from settling, and eventually, concaving.