92 W. Franklin St.
Bellbrook, OH 45305
Phone: 937-848-6651
Fax: 1-800-786-3304


Roy Glass
B: 1928-04-28
D: 2018-03-08
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Glass, Roy
Paul Eshbaugh
B: 1940-12-04
D: 2018-03-06
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Eshbaugh, Paul
Lula Barnard
B: 1919-04-22
D: 2018-02-22
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Barnard, Lula
Billy Graham
B: 1918-11-07
D: 2018-02-21
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Graham, Billy
Rose Rickard
B: 1931-09-19
D: 2018-02-13
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Rickard, Rose
Gloria Ditmars Fozard
B: 1928-04-23
D: 2018-02-07
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Fozard, Gloria Ditmars
Donald Brawner
B: 1932-11-16
D: 2018-02-05
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Brawner, Donald
David Bayer
B: 1938-11-18
D: 2018-02-04
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Bayer, David
Barbara Gillespie
B: 1931-08-28
D: 2018-01-31
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Gillespie, Barbara
Ross Pollack
B: 1956-11-02
D: 2018-01-27
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Pollack, Ross
Nettie Cole
B: 1935-02-14
D: 2018-01-24
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Cole, Nettie
Juetta Mayes
B: 1925-08-25
D: 2018-01-24
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Mayes, Juetta
Bobby Parrett
B: 1925-09-07
D: 2018-01-23
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Parrett, Bobby
Tom Sizemore
B: 1936-02-21
D: 2018-01-22
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Sizemore, Tom
Jill Barnett Barker
B: 1959-04-30
D: 2018-01-21
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Barnett Barker, Jill
Helen Clark
B: 1921-09-28
D: 2018-01-17
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Clark, Helen
David Athmer
B: 1963-09-02
D: 2018-01-11
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Athmer, David
Carolee Buccalo
B: 1924-02-16
D: 2018-01-01
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Buccalo, Carolee
Joan Martin
B: 1924-10-14
D: 2018-01-01
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Martin, Joan
Betty Gould
B: 1929-02-06
D: 2017-12-30
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Gould, Betty
Lillian Fraine
B: 1921-01-17
D: 2017-12-20
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Fraine, Lillian


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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of a Traditional Funeral Service

Traditional funeral service include:

burial service gravesite leafVisitation

This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.

burial service leavesFuneral Service

This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.

traditional funeral service gravesite leavesCommittal Service

If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery and gravesite for the burial service.

traditional funeral service leavesFuneral Reception

Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.

If you are interested in making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at 937-848-6651 to begin.

Online Sources:

Rostad, Curtis, "The Basics of Funeral Service", Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2014


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