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Page A19 january 2023 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS Se c t i on A myASD.com 1-800-868-9950 Fully staffed and ready for your sensitive calls F U N E R A L E X C L U S I V E A N S W E R I N G S E R V I C E Security National Financial Corporation Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter They empower and motivate others – connecting their personal goals to their professional goals – leaving a legacy of insight and professionalism. Let’s recognize their achievements! By Elleanor Starks, cfsp Founder and Executive Director 100 Black Women of Funeral Service, Inc. Phenomenal Women in Leadership These women stand out! Whether continuing their family’s legacy or taking a leap of faith into the profession, they have become leaders through hard work and dedication to the Funeral Service Industry. As managers, owners, role models and mentors, each of these women have an inspiring vision, and have used their talents to help others. These leaders encourage creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and teamwork. 2022 Lifetime Achievement Honorees Chandra Gerald-Jennings Sacred Funeral Home , Inc . Cedar Hill, Texas Chandra Gerald-Jennings is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the state of Texas. Her thirty-nine plus year tenure was exclusively with Cedar Crest Funeral Home. Upon its closing in 2006, Chandra and her husband, Dedrick Jennings founded Sacred Funeral Home, Inc in Cedar Hill, TX. A vibrant public speaker, Chandra educates and hosts quarterly public seminars regarding the many benefits of preplanning and awareness of end-of-life matters. A 1981 graduate of the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, she currently serves as president of the Dallas local Funeral Directors Women’s Auxiliary and has been featured as “Business of the Month” in NOW magazine. Chandra Gerald-Jennings SALT LAKE CITY,UT— Security National Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:SNFCA) announced financial results for the third quarter. For the three months ended September 30, 2022, SNFC’s after tax earnings decreased 121%. For the nine months ended September 30, 2022, after tax earnings decreased 87%. Scott M. Quist, President of the Company, said: “2022 is continuing to be a challenging year for our Company due primarily to the dramatic rise in inflation and interest rates, and the dramatic fall in equity values. In the mortgage space, purchase transactions are down roughly 40% YOY and refinance transactions are down roughly 80% YOY. Equity values, as measured by the S&P Index, are down 25% Q3 YTD. That economic backdrop has proven to be challenging. Net earnings per common share was $.20 for the nine months ended September 30, 2022, as adjusted for the effect of annual stock dividends. Book value per common share was $12.82 as of September 30, 2022. For more information and full reports, visit www.securitynational.com. SEND US YOUR NEWS! PO Box 5159 , Youngstown , Oh 44514 1-800-321-7479 info@nomi spubl i cat ions . com