Obituaries

Nancy Irene McIntosh
B: 1930-10-21
D: 2019-08-18
View Details
McIntosh, Nancy Irene
Mary Josephine Williams
B: 1959-03-17
D: 2019-08-16
View Details
Williams, Mary Josephine
Jesse Peterson
B: 1960-03-11
D: 2019-08-13
View Details
Peterson, Jesse
Jerry Berger
B: 1951-05-17
D: 2019-08-03
View Details
Berger, Jerry
Raymond Rodriguez
B: 1968-11-24
D: 2019-07-28
View Details
Rodriguez, Raymond
Joseph Pierce
B: 2019-07-28
D: 2019-07-28
View Details
Pierce, Joseph
Miguel Vasquez
B: 2002-08-12
D: 2019-07-25
View Details
Vasquez, Miguel
Ginger Carney
B: 1947-09-24
D: 2019-07-25
View Details
Carney, Ginger
Domingo Castro
B: 1944-09-03
D: 2019-07-22
View Details
Castro, Domingo
Ralph Tatum
B: 1933-01-02
D: 2019-07-22
View Details
Tatum, Ralph
Thomas Lopez
D: 2019-07-19
View Details
Lopez, Thomas
Lt. Col. Robert C. Jones, Ret.
B: 1932-03-04
D: 2019-07-15
View Details
Jones, Ret., Lt. Col. Robert C.
Priscilla Holder
B: 1950-06-21
D: 2019-07-07
View Details
Holder, Priscilla
Iza Trevino Rodriguez
B: 2010-08-26
D: 2019-07-05
View Details
Trevino Rodriguez, Iza
Ethel Lee Ramsower
B: 1928-06-03
D: 2019-07-03
View Details
Ramsower, Ethel Lee
Darrell Modgling
B: 1961-06-28
D: 2019-06-28
View Details
Modgling, Darrell
Marian Harris
B: 1930-10-24
D: 2019-06-27
View Details
Harris, Marian
Johnny Smith
B: 1962-06-06
D: 2019-06-27
View Details
Smith, Johnny
Dorothea Gilbert
B: 1932-06-15
D: 2019-06-26
View Details
Gilbert, Dorothea
Jessica Barcenas
D: 2019-06-23
View Details
Barcenas, Jessica
Jose Areli Suarez Jurado
D: 2019-06-22
View Details
Suarez Jurado, Jose Areli

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
4520 Bosque Boulevard
Waco, TX 76710
Phone: 254-772-5272
Fax: 254-772-5695

What to Know When Choosing Burial

For thousands of years, burial has been a traditional means of caring for the physical remains of a loved one. Historical precedence is one thing, but for you, burial may simply be the tradition of your family. When burial is chosen, your loved one may be:

  • Interred in the ground in a regulated cemetery, or if local legislation allows, on private property
  • Entombed in a crypt within a mausoleum
  • Buried at sea
     

It’s a Deeply Personal Decision

Even if it isn’t what your family has commonly done over the years, there are many personal reasons you may have to choose burial over cremation. These could include:

  • Religious or geographical preferences
  • An aversion to the cremation practice of using flame to reduce the remains to ash
  • You wish to erect a monument in honor of your loved one
  • You wish to have a natural location where you can visit, graced with trees and open spaces

    
Decisions and Costs

If you think that burial is the right choice for your family, there are some important decisions you must make. For example:

  • Do you wish the body to be embalmed?
  • What kind of casket and burial vault would you prefer?
  • Which cemetery would you select, and do they have space available?
  • What type of monument, headstone or grave marker would you like?
  • What words would you like to put on the headstone, marker, or monument?

Remember that each of these decisions involve related costs which may impact your final decision. These include:

  • Selection of the casket and protective burial vault required by the cemetery
  • The purchase of a cemetery plot, if your family doesn’t already have the rights to one.
  • The headstone or grave marker, and any placement fees charged by the cemetery.

You should also know that each cemetery is governed by their own board of directors therefore prices and guidelines differ from one cemetery to the next.

We know this is a lot to absorb – that’s why we make ourselves available to you and your family night or day. It is our responsibility to guide you in caring for your loved one. Call us with any questions you may have.