Pastor of the Month for June // Damon Lynch II

  Congratulations to Pastor Damon Lynch II and New Jerusalem Baptist Church on being The Buzz 101.5 and Walker Funeral Home’s June Pastor of the Month!   Rev. Damon Lynch, Jr. serves as a Director of UC Health. Rev. Lynch serves as a Pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church; University Hospital Board Member and Founding…

10 Tips for Planning a Funeral and Saving Money

Planning a funeral for a someone you love is one of the most difficult things that people have to do. Not only is it emotionally trying, it can also be financially challenging as well. Advanced Funeral Planning can alleviate the burden and stress that families experience immediately following a loss. If arrangements are already made,…

Giving Back // Ways to Help the Grieving

Grief swoops in, knocks us off our feet, turns us inside out and then shatters our hearts into a million pieces, which is why accomplishing even the most basic tasks is difficult following a loss. For some people, they may be able to get things done, but it’s often through a haze. Folks will sometimes…

For Caregivers // Taking Care of YOU

Whether you are caring for an ailing parent, a spouse who is suffering from major health issues, or a child with special needs, then you are a caregiver. Many who are caregivers are on call 24/7. They provide meals, medications, run errands, clean, do laundry and the list goes on and on. The level of…

Pastor of the Month // Pastor Tracy Ventus

Congratulations to Pastor Tracy Ventus and New Mission Missonary Baptist Church! Pastor Ventus was honored and presented his award by Lincoln Ware and Dr. Brian Walker as The BUZZ 101.5 and Walker Funeral Home’s May winner of Pastor of the Month! Learn more about Pastor Tracy Ventus: Here are some photos from the awards presentation!…

What is a End-of-Life Doula? Do I need One?

Death is the last and most intense journey people will go through in their lives. An end-of-life doula provides comfort and support where needed to both, the person who is dying and their surrounding family and friends. The name ‘doula’ may sound familiar, in the last few decades we have already seen birth doulas offering…

Veteran Funeral Honors FAQs

The basic Military Funeral Honors (MFH) ceremony consists of the folding and presentation of the United States flag to the veterans’ family and the playing of Taps. The ceremony is performed by a funeral honors detail consisting of at least two members of the Armed Forces. The Funeral Honors rendered to you or your veteran…