“It felt like a calling.”

Our newest funeral director, Katie Johnson, was inspired by her older brother to go into funeral service industry. “My brother, Chris, is 16 years older than I, and when I was a young child,” she says, “I remember him working on his mortuary science homework.” She also recalls touring one of the funeral homes where he worked. “I was so intrigued.” When Katie started community college, she hadn’t yet decided…Keep Reading

Making Your Pre-Arrangement Goals Easier

Many people have pre-arranging their funeral as their new year’s resolution, but having someone help make it easy is key. Mike Richards, our pre-need planner and continuing care coordinator, can meet with anyone ready to make plans to help their loved ones fulfill their final wishes. Here’s what people have had to say about working with Mike: “Mike was a tremendous help … very knowledgeable and patient in explaining to…Keep Reading

Wishing Everyone a Happy New Year

Owner of Morris-Baker Awarded Special Recognition

Preston McKee, funeral director and owner of Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, has recently has recently qualified for recertification of the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. Preston McKee is also a Lifetime Member of the Academy. A select few have distinguished themselves among their peers within the funeral service profession as they continue their education to exceed the highest…Keep Reading

National Wreaths Across America Day Will Take Place on December 15

Wreaths Across America Day will take place at our local Mountain Home National Cemetery on this coming Saturday, December 15, at noon. The goal of the program is this: “Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at…Keep Reading