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NEWS DECEMBER 2018 Fam i l y Own e d a n d Ope r a t ed S i nce 1974 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY P O B o x 5 1 5 9 Yo u n g s t o w n O H 4 4 5 1 4 1 - 8 0 0 - 3 2 1 - 7 4 7 9 O n l i n e a t www . n o m i s p u b l i c a t i o n s . c o m P r e v i o u s l y P u b l i s h e d a s t h e Y B N e w s • S t i l l t h e P l a c e f o r Yo u r N e w s ! ICCFA’s Wide World of Sales Conference presents: January 23–25, 2019 At BAlly’S lAS VegAS In Las Vegas, neVada RegIStRAtIon, hotel InFoRmAtIon And eVent detAIlS AVAIlABle At CEDAR HILL,TX— Starting with a dream and faith in God, Sacred Funer- al Home, LLC has become one of the fastest growing funeral establishments in the Dallas metroplex area. Opening the doors in February 2006 Sacred Fu- neral Home offers the epitome of pro- fessionalism in funeral service. With over 40 years of combined ex- perience, owners, Dedrick and Chan- dra Jennings were able to fulfill their dream to serve families in their time of need. “Death is a sacred transition, and Sacred Funeral Home provides Platinum Service Dedrick and Chandra Jennings as such, we at Sacred Funeral Home are honored to provide services that pre- pare the living and their loved ones for that transition,” said Dedrick. “Plati- num is our service and our color. We feel that families deserve the very best as our slogan says, Where Platinum Services are Rendered and We Love to Serve,” adds Chandra. Growth over the last 12 years included a move in 2016 from the original loca- tion at 4228 S. Lancaster Road in Dallas to their current location at 1395 High- Continued on Page A29 William “Bill” Lafferty WEST UNION,OH— In 1848, William Voris “W. V.” Lafferty founded the Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union, OH. The Lafferty family has run the funeral home since that time, making it one of the oldest funeral homes in the United States operated by a single family. Originally a cabinet and furniture maker, W. V. began building caskets from the plentiful wild cherry and wal- nut trees found in the area. He produced them in a wide range of styles, lining them with velvet, satin or muslin. As was common, W. V. expanded his business to include funeral services. W.V. learned how to em- balm without any formal training at a mortuary school. His son, Theodore Lafferty Funeral Home celebrates 170 Years graduated from the Oriental School of Embalming in Bos- ton, MA on April 11, 1884. Theodore’s son Latour at- tended a six-week course in Cincinnati and took his state board exams in Cleveland. James William “Bill,” son of Latour, completed a nine-month course at the Cincinnati College of Embalming. His sons, John T. and Richard, at- Continued on Page A32 See Page B10 See Ya Tomorrow Greetings Memorial Ornaments Return for the Season We wish you a Happy Holiday Season and a New Year filled with Peace and Prosperity Nomis Publications Classified Ads Shipping Directory Index of Advertisers