Alva Review Courier reports that there is a shortage of funeral directors in Oklahoma. 36,000 people die annually and the number of licensed funeral directors, embalmers, student apprentices and funeral homes have declined. The Director of the State’s funeral board wants to streamline the process of certifying funeral directors.
The Lacrosse Tribune says that dogs are being used to comfort grieving family members at Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home.
Thomae Garza Funeral Home in downtown San Benito, Texas caught fire Monday evening.