A funeral in California was interrupted when a thief drove off in an idling hearse containing the body of Jonte Lee Reed. Family members managed to chase down the stolen vehicle and force him to pull over.
A West Virginia funeral home pocketed over $30,000 that was meant to be put into trust under the state's Consumer Credit and Protection Act. This is a reminder of one of the many reasons why we caution people against prepaying for a funeral. Read on at Huntington News.
Although many Alabamians still opt for traditional services, the National Funeral Directors Association acknowledges a spike in personalization, particularly among baby boomers who still consider funerals a valuable part of the grieving process and seek more ways to make them meaningful for the living.
If you're interested in carrying a bit of someone who died with you at all times, a tattoo parlor in Leicester, England can permanently join you and your loved one's cremains. Leicester Mercury has the story.