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Professional Mourners

Posted on September 16, 2019 by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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It’s unlikely there will be professional mourners at funerals at funeral homes in Wirtz, VA, but professional mourners have been and are an embedded part of the funerals around the world. Professional mourners are paid to attend funerals and to mourn the person who has died, but it’s unlikely that they knew the person or […]

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What is Thanatophobia?

Posted on September 2, 2019 by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Sooner or later we will have our funerals at funeral homes in Rocky Mount, VA. As Benjamin Franklin wrote in 1789 letter, “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” It’s normal to have some […]

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Grieving Healthfully

Posted on August 26, 2019 by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Grief support is one of the cremation services in Roanoke, VA that can help people who’ve lost a loved one go through the grieving process in a healthy way. Health can be physical, mental, or emotional. Taking care of these three aspects of our health when we are grieving is critical to our long-term well-being. […]

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Heartbreaking Deaths in Literature

Posted on August 19, 2019 by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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The deaths that precede funerals at funeral homes in Roanoke, VA are the ones that we have actual experience with, as we deal with the loss of a loved one. However, we can vicariously experience those same emotions, with less intensity perhaps, when we read about deaths of characters we’ve come to know through fictional […]

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Being Dead is No Excuse

Posted on August 5, 2019 by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Southern funerals at funeral homes in Wirtz, VA are filled with traditions that are unique to the South, and which are adhered to by many people despite the fact that time has moved funerals in general in a very different direction, where almost anything goes. Not so in the South. The Southern ladies are watching […]

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