Morris Baker Funeral Home has received the 2018 Pursuit of Excellence Award, given by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). This year, just 160 firms from around the world received this prestigious recognition, placing Morris-Baker among an elite group of funeral service providers. Pursuit of Excellence Award recipients raise the bar on funeral service excellence by adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards and providing unsurpassed service to families…Keep Reading
Recently, Preston McKee, president of Morris-Baker, talked about the undertaking profession on Business Matters (WETS). In part two of the conversation, he discussed the importance of serving all people at their most difficult hours with the same high standards, why he has kept Morris-Baker as family-owned all these years, and the important characteristics he looks for when hiring staff members whom he can trust to best serve families. Another big…Keep Reading
A big thank you to Bill Dunham and Fred Mackara for inviting Preston McKee onto Business Matters (WETS) to talk about owning a family business and about the undertaking profession. You may listen to the first part of the conversation here.
Grief expert Dr. Jason Troyer recently came to Johnson City for Morris-Baker’s fall seminar. Dr. Troyer gave a two-part program for professionals who wished to expand and deepen their skills for working with the bereaved. In the first session, Balanced Grieving, Dr. Troyer shared the necessary tools to help the bereaved become unstuck and find balance. During the second session, It’s Complicated: Men’s Grief, Dr. Troyer examined the specific challenges…Keep Reading
The day turned out to be a beautiful one this morning for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, held in downtown Johnson City at Founder’s Park. Morris-Baker has proudly sponsored this walk and its important cause for the last few years, and we were grateful to be there this year to witness and be a part of the great turnout. Kibbi, the Morris-Baker therapy dog, also came with us to support…Keep Reading