Pizza & Preneed on September 30th

Like pizza? Like being prepared? Then join us—we’ll treat you to lunch, and you’ll learn the benefits of planning final arrangements in advance. This event will take place on Monday, September 30th, 11:30 am – 1:00 p.m. at the Morris-Baker Hospitality Center (2001 Oakland Avenue). (Photo by Ivan Torres) If you would like to attend, please let us know. RSVP to Mike: (423) 262-5244

Our Therapy Dog Had a Busy Weekend

Kibbi, our therapy dog, participated in Camp Firefly on Saturday, a grief camp offered by Ballad Health. Preston McKee, owner of Morris-Baker, also participated as Kibbi’s certified handler. Camp Firefly is a free, one-day camp designed for children and teenagers who have experienced the death of a loved one. Therapy dogs participated in order to help the human participants. Here, our therapy dog is pictured after receiving a bath. This…Keep Reading

Healing Hearts Group to Meet for Annual Picnic

Healing Hearts (for those who have lost a spouse) will meet on Tuesday, September 10 at 11:30 a.m. for our Annual Potluck Picnic at the Park. We’ll provide fried chicken for everyone, and those attending can bring a side dish to share. Please call 423-282-1521 if you would like more information or want to sign up to attend.

More Blooms in Our Native Landscape

Growing plants that are native to this region provides a habitat for birds and bees and butterflies. Using native plants requires using less water, and allows us to do without pesticides. Stop by and see what flowers are coming up all around the outside of our funeral home.

Heard Through the Grapevine—Five Planning Myths Debunked

Raise your hand if you’ve heard that TennCare will take your home if you apply for benefits. Or how about this one: put your children’s names on your bank accounts so they can take care of all your financial needs. Here’s our all-time favorite: “I’m too young to think about estate planning.” Think again! Before you dismiss the need for planning or make assumptions about TennCare or VA benefits, check…Keep Reading