News & Events

A Final Salute: Funeral Arrangements to Honor Veterans

Our military veterans have made tremendous sacrifices for our country and deserve to be honored, especially during their funeral services. A military service offers an important way to pay respects...
By VGFS
In News & Events
Saturday, November 3, 2018

How to Help Children Cope with the Loss of a Loved One

Losing a loved one is never easy. It’s a time filled with sadness, emotional turmoil, and change. For adults and children alike, grieving is an important part of accepting the loss of a loved one, ...
By VGFS
In News & Events
Monday, October 29, 2018

What to Look for When Choosing a Funeral Home

Funerals are probably the most-neglected major life event we face. While there’s never a good time for it, researching and choosing a funeral home when you don’t need one is the best way to go. Tha...
By VGFS
In News & Events
Monday, October 15, 2018

Here’s Why You Should Plan Your Funeral Now

Talking about death forces us to face our own mortality. That can feel foreboding and it tends to make us uncomfortable. But since death is inevitable for everyone, funeral planning in advance just...
By VGFS
In News & Events
Monday, October 1, 2018

The Physical Effects of Grief & How to Deal with Them

“Grief is love.” – David Kessler If you've recently experienced the passing of a loved one, you're well aware of the impact grief has on your quality of life. There’s simply no way to anticipate...
By Vaughn Greene Funeral Services
In News & Events
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Cemetery Etiquette: What You Need to Know for Your Next Visit

When visiting the cemetery, there are a number of basic protocols you should follow in order to show respect for both the living and the dead. These cemetery etiquette tips will help to ensure th...
By Vaughn Greene Funeral Services
In News & Events
Monday, September 17, 2018

Burial or Cremation: What’s Right for You?

Deciding whether you prefer a cremation or burial is one of life’s most personal choices. There are many influencing factors including cost, religious beliefs, cultural traditions, and family prefe...
By Vaughn Greene Funeral Services
In News & Events
Monday, September 3, 2018

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How to Choose Meaningful Funeral Readings

Reciting funeral readings that have significance is a special way to remember your departed loved one. It allows you to celebrate the things he or she loved most in life while providing solace to t...

Creative Ideas for a Special Celebration of Life

More and more people are choosing to make funerals uplifting ‘celebrations of life’ rather than somber events. Incorporating unique, personalized touches into the homegoing service can be a fitting...

Three Important Ways to Help a Grieving Family

You can’t take away the heartache for a family who has recently lost a loved one. But there are things you can do to show them you care and to make their lives a bit easier during their time of int...

Ready, Set, Lose Weight

As warmer weather approaches, many of us start fretting about the extra pounds we put on over the winter. Losing weight—and keeping it off for good—is much easier with the proper physical and men...

A Blessing for Moms

Being a mom is like no other job in the world, and her job is never done. Unlike a typical 9 to 5 job, motherhood is a lifelong career based on pure, unconditional love. While she’s responsible f...

Staff Spotlight: Kevin Jenkins

Kevin Jenkins is a born problem-solver who enjoys sharing the extensive knowledge he has gained about the funeral service industry with others. Mr. Jenkins began his employment with Vaughn Greene...

Fun Seasonal Facts

The first day of spring in the Southern Hemisphere is the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. Americans consume more than 16 million jelly beans during the Easter holiday. That’s eno...