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News: Funeral services during coronavirus

During this global pandemic, many people have questions when it comes to burying their loved ones.

Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services said they are doing everything they can to help people during their time of mourning.

Recently, the funeral director, Justin Baxley, streamed live on Hiers-Baxley's Facebook page to address concerns families have about funeral services during the coronavirus.

He said families can still have funerals, but they have to follow federal guidelines issued by the CDC, so you are limited to ten people. However, through technology, funeral services can be live-streamed.

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News: Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, we remember and pay tribute to those who have served and made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedom. While we cannot all be together, we'd like to take a few moments to express what Memorial Day means to us in Marion County. Thank you to all of our community partners for contributing to this video, and again, we'd like to honor the men and women who have given their lives in service to our country.

News: Businesses working hard to meet customer needs

By Jeff Shain and Summer Jarro, Daily Sun Staff Writers

With the new limitations on group gatherings, Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services has joined a number of other facilities in livestreaming services via Facebook or web conferencing.

“It does allow a public ceremony to still take place,” said vice president Justin Baxley. “So far the response has been very positive. Most families realize we’re all in this together.”

One advantage to livestreaming, he added, was that people who may not have been able to travel to The Villages for the service can still attend. One livestream event, he said, drew nearly 200 people to the broadcast.

Families that still want to say goodbye in a larger group can opt to hold a public memorial service in a few months, when the restrictions are lifted.

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Free Online Preplanning Seminar

Choosing a funeral provider for your end of life arrangements is an important decision for you and for your family. You probably have a lot of questions. We’re here to help!

Participants will receive a $20 gift card upon completion of the event.

In our session, you’ll learn:
Who we are: We’ve been serving our community for decades
What we offer: We will walk you through your options and how to fund them
How it works: We’ll cover the 3 steps of pre-planning your arrangements
When you should plan: Learn when the best time to plan is for you.

Plus, ask questions: Our team will answer your questions in real time and will also be available after the seminar to follow up with you.

Join our free information session and you’ll walk away confident in your decision to take control of your final wishes.

How to attend:
Our virtual session is online, so you can participate from the comfort of your own home (or anywhere else with internet access).

Once you register, we will send you reminder emails as the event approaches. You can access our webinar by clicking the event link in one of our emails at the time of the session.

June 16, 2020
6 PM

Register for free online: