Grief and the Holidays Seminar Series Starting November 1st

For some, the holidays—traditionally a time of celebration—can magnify a tragedy or loss. If you know someone whom this describes, please tell them to join one or all of our “Grief and the Holidays” seminars: —Thursday, November 1st: “Holidays: Good and Bad” —Thursday, November 8th: “Planning for the Holidays” —Thursday, November 15th: “The Healing Power of Rituals and Remembrances” Two sessions are available for each date: 11:30 am – 1:00…Keep Reading

Morris-Baker Honored with Pursuit of Excellence Award for Fourth Year in a Row

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

Morris-Baker on WETS Business Matters: Part 2 of the Undertaking Profession

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

Morris-Baker on WETS Business Matters, Part 1

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.

Morris-Baker’s Fall Seminar a Success

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