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  • 5 Ways to Help Children Remember Their Grandparents

    For many children, a grandparent’s love is like none other. The security, the steadiness, the warmth – that kind of love fosters a connection that cannot be replicated. That kind of love is also why the death of a grandparent can leave a child – no matter their age – feeling stunned and lost. Our […]

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  • Top Three Myths About Preplanning

    In life, we are almost always planning ahead for our future. Planning toward a personal goal or planning for the next phase of life. The families we serve here in Linton, Spencer, and Worthington are particularly goal-oriented. We set a plan so we can know where we’re headed. Planning relieves stress and answers many questions […]

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  • 4 Reasons to Choose a Family-Owned Funeral Home

      One of the questions we’re often asked here at Walton Funeral Service is whether there’s any noticeable difference between a family-owned funeral home and a funeral home that is part of a corporate-owned chain. Our answer is always a resounding, “Yes!”   For generations, Walton Funeral Service has been committed to serving our neighbors […]

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  • Is Traditional Burial Better than Cremation?

    Families have to make many important and deeply personal decisions after a loved one dies, including whether to choose traditional burial or cremation. Often, this decision is a complicated one due to conflicting opinions, religious convictions, and financial considerations. That’s where the professional staff at Walton Funeral Service comes in. We know a meaningful tribute brings a great deal of healing, […]

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  • What Does It Mean to Be Patriotic?

      When our country is in peril, Americans – and especially those from Worthington, Spencer, and Linton– are quick to rally to her aid. When we’ve been attacked, our men and women fight with uncommon valor. During times of crisis, our patriotic emotions are there for all to see. We wear our colors and put […]

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  • Funeral Etiquette

      At Walton Funeral Service, Inc., we have heard many questions from the Linton, Spencer, and Worthington communities about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide personalized funeral services for families […]

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  • What Family Ownership Means For You

    Since Walton Funeral Service opened our doors over 100 years ago, the Walton family and our entire team have been committed to serving the families of Linton, Spencer, and Worthington during some of their most difficult moments. It’s not just a job for us; it truly is our calling. Every day, you hear about more and more […]

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  • 7 Tips for Grieving Men

    At Walton Funeral Service, our compassionate staff helps our grieving neighbors throughout Linton, Spencer, and Worthington. Grief over the death of a loved one is a difficult thing for anyone, no matter their gender. Because of socialization and cultural norms, many men experience grief in a particular way. Compared to women, men tend to grieve in isolation and […]

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  • 4 Tips for Sorting Through a Loved One’s Belongings After Death

    Families who come to Walton Funeral Service from all around Linton, Spencer, or Worthington often tell us that one of the most heartbreaking moments of losing a loved one is returning to an empty home filled with memories – and possessions. Organizing items that have been collected over the decades is a daunting but necessary task, and […]

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  • A Letter to  Grieving  Mothers 

    Dear grieving mothers,   It’s not supposed to be this way. This is not the life you dreamed of, hoped for, expected. Parents aren’t supposed to bury their children; parents are supposed to die first. That’s the natural order of things.   What you’ve experienced is unnatural. It feels wrong because it is wrong. When […]

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