How We Help

Morris-Baker Funeral Home & Cremation Services is committed to our Tradition of Caring by supporting the community in every way we possibly can.  We are not just here for you when a loved one dies, but we also care about you in the days, months and even years to follow. We offer many support options for you below. If you would prefer to speak to someone directly, please contact us.

Help With Grief

Morris-Baker has a dedicated aftercare representative who will connect you to resources in our community. For more information on this, please feel free to contact us.

Regular Grief Support Gatherings

Michael Lester

Michael Lester

We sponsor gatherings facilitated by Michael Lester on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday from January through October at the Memorial Park Community Center. These gatherings are free and open to the public. This year, we will be offering grief support gatherings in December. Click here for more information.

We will also be offering our Grief and the Holidays seminar series in November. Click here to learn more.

Morris-Baker is also known for bringing nationally recognized grief experts to the community and opening these events to the public for free as a public service. Our next seminar will be held in 2019.

Supporting Caregivers

Morris-Baker is proud to support the efforts of the many excellent professional caregivers and religious leaders in our community by providing access to resources they need such as nationally recognized experts who offer training and new techniques for helping  professionals assist families with grief.

“Healing Hearts” Monthly Outings

Morris-Baker provides ongoing Healing Hearts outings for those who have lost a spouse.  These gatherings are an opportunity for members of our community to find strength in each other and support others who have lost a spouse. Click here or call (423) 282-1521 for more information.

Finding Hope Series

Morris-Baker has partnered with Dr. Jason Troyer, a grief expert, to offer the community a series of booklets that provide support and resources to anyone grieving a loss. Click here to learn more.

Camp Courage Sponsorship

Morris-Baker proudly sponsors Camp Courage, a free camp held each summer and designed to help children in kindergarten through eighth grade cope with the death of someone close to them.  Professional grief counselors lead a day of activities to teach children how to work through their feelings. The counselors include social workers and spiritual counselors who have experience working with children in hospice, school settings and individual counseling. Click here for more information about Camp Courage.

Holiday Support

Morris-Baker sponsors a Grief and the Holidays seminar series. We also sponsor an annual Holiday Shopping Trip and hold an annual candlelight service of remembrance at our chapel every year in late November or early December.

Kibbi the Therapy Dog

Kibbi is the therapy dog at Morris-Baker. Since 2011, she has also been using her therapy dog certification to bring comfort to young patients and their families at the Niswonger Children’s Hospital.   If you’d like for Kibbi to be present with you at Morris-Baker, please let us know in advance so we can be sure she is here to meet you.  Click here for more information about Kibbi.