Tag: funeral fire

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Branson funeral home moving forward after fire

A couple of weeks ago we brought you this article which told of a fire at the Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory in Branson, Missouri.  Today we bring you this update article that appeared recently in the Branson Tri-Lakes News. Acording to the article, after operating for more than 35 years adjacent to the Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery, the Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home was declared a “complete loss” after the fire of February 13. Since that time, however, funeral director/owner Darrel […]

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Historic North Carolina funeral home burns down

We learned today of a funeral home fire in Bethel, North Carolina that occurred on the evening of Monday, January 13.  According to this news video and article from WITN Television, the Bethel location of Walker-Ayers Funeral Home was a complete loss due to the fire that was reported to firefighters at about 11:00 pm on Monday.  Firefighters battled the blaze until about 3:30 am. The funeral home dates back to the 1890s. In a Facebook post the funeral home […]