Obituaries

Richard Hill
B: 1929-03-16
D: 2017-12-09
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Hill, Richard
Leah Gillie
B: 1937-08-25
D: 2017-12-01
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Gillie, Leah
Lorraine Harper
B: 1925-12-04
D: 2017-11-30
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Harper, Lorraine
Harvey Gardner
B: 1929-11-30
D: 2017-11-26
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Gardner, Harvey
Kenneth Dahlberg
B: 1926-07-28
D: 2017-11-23
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Dahlberg, Kenneth
Ella Hughes
B: 2003-08-30
D: 2017-11-16
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Hughes, Ella
Clinton Wilkinson
B: 1985-12-28
D: 2017-11-05
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Wilkinson, Clinton
Richard Warner
B: 1930-09-23
D: 2017-11-03
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Warner, Richard
Stanley Pierce
B: 1925-04-23
D: 2017-10-30
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Pierce, Stanley
Annie Deaver
B: 1924-11-26
D: 2017-10-24
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Deaver, Annie
Angelo Lucero
B: 1989-02-28
D: 2017-10-23
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Lucero, Angelo
Orval Jeffs
B: 1930-09-24
D: 2017-10-13
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Jeffs, Orval
Daniel Diaz
B: 1939-10-07
D: 2017-10-11
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Diaz, Daniel
Lucy Stewart
D: 2017-10-11
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Stewart, Lucy
Michael Leeds
B: 1944-07-28
D: 2017-10-06
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Leeds, Michael
Consuelo Escobar
B: 1943-10-22
D: 2017-10-05
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Escobar, Consuelo
Ross Taylor
B: 1959-08-05
D: 2017-10-04
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Taylor, Ross
David Lacefield
B: 1937-07-15
D: 2017-10-03
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Lacefield, David
Kathleen Russo
B: 1947-10-02
D: 2017-10-02
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Russo, Kathleen
Robert Hall
B: 1933-11-24
D: 2017-09-29
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Hall, Robert
James Duncan
B: 1958-09-15
D: 2017-09-29
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Duncan, James

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Grief Support

the grief process

After the unexpected death of his wife, Irish author C.S. Lewis wrote in A Grief Observed, "No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. The death of a beloved is an amputation."

 

Whether the loss of a loved one was sudden and unexpected, or something you knew was coming, you can never truly be prepared for it. At Nelson Family Mortuary, we understand how difficult grief can be. This is why we offer various grief support resources and services to help you with the healing process.

Dealing with grief requires a person to go through a number of different stages. Regardless of which stage you are in, each of the sections listed below can help offer support and guidance. The grieving process is different for every individual with no set timetable to follow. Whether you are seeking advice to help a friend through the process or seeking advice for yourself; the information we’ve put together will help you on your journey of grief recovery.

The Grief Process

 

Dealing with Death
If you avoid dealing with death, you may become more vulnerable and unable to grieve. We offer support in accepting loss and preparing for death.
Dealing with Grief
This page features links to each of the articles in the grief library and provides access to our year-long series of email grief support messages.
Grieving with Purpose
Explore the concept of grief work. This article reviews the four tasks involved and highlights the six self-care and bereavement signposts in your bereavement journey.
Ending Denial and Finding Acceptance
Acceptance puts an end to denial by releasing disbelief. In doing so, you can fully include the death of a loved one into your life and find peace-of-mind.
For Friends of the Bereaved
Have you chosen to help someone who is grieving the death of a loved one? If so, this article was written for you. It offers insights and provides suggestions on how best to support them during this time.
When Grief Doesn't Ease
This article takes a closer look at what's considered normal grieving compared to more complicated grief. We can look for signals to see if our grief may be going off track.
When Grief is Unacknowledged
There are many situations when our grief is not understood by those around us and can compromise our well-being. This article provides readers with four ways to reclaim our rights to grieve and find support.

We also encourage everyone to subscribe to our 365 Days of Healing and 52 Weeks of Support email subscriptions. The first year after a loss can be difficult. These programs will provide you with the necessary tools to heal and grieve, or support a loved one through the process. They are filled with useful tips, quotes, and insights to help manage grief and begin to heal.

Our grief support programs strive to help make each day of grief a little easier for
you. If you have any questions or would like further assistance, please contact us today at (801) 405-7444.