When a Pet Dies // Talking to Children

Death is part of life, even for children. Most children will grow up without having to lose a significant loved one. However, losing a favorite pet can be a painful experience too. The way you handle this situation as a parent or grandparent, will teach the child a lot about their own emotions and how…

Grief: More Than Words

There is a lot written about what people should avoid saying to those who have lost a loved one. Phrases such as:   Things happen for a reason. He/She is in a better place now. At least they lived a long life. At least you have other children. I know exactly how you feel…  …

5 Things Death Teaches Us About Life

What we learn following the death of a loved one depends upon the loss, who your are, your circumstances, and events that have happened in your life. However, there are several things that seem to be common among the majority of people when they discuss the life lessons they learned following a death. Today we…

Pastor of the Month // Pastor KZ Smith!

On behalf of 101.5 Soul Radio and Walker Funeral Home, we are excited to let you know that Pastor KZ Smith from Corinthian Baptist Church in Avondale, is the April Winner of the”Pastor of the Month” contest!   PASTOR KZ SMITH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY! He is the proud Pastor of CORINTHIAN…

Q&A // Should I Attend an Ex’s Funeral?

This is a tricky question that comes up from time to time, “Should I attend my ex’s funeral?” This can include; ex-husband/wife, ex-boyfriend/girlfriend, ex-mother-in-law/father-in-law, etc. The long and short of it, is that the answers will vary by relationship and situation. So, while there is no clear “yes” or “no” answer that will fit every…

What to Eat (and Avoid) While Grieving

When you are grieving, it is essential that you take care of yourself, even though that is probably the last thing on your mind! Even so, your body needs rest, moderate exercise, and good nutrition to help you cope with your loss. The thing is, if you don’t eat well (hint: we are talking quality,…

Pastor of the Month // Pastor Damon Lynch, III

  This year, Walker Funeral Home and Radio One are teaming up to recognize local Pastors for their hard work and dedication to their church and community. We are thrilled to announce that the first person to receive the Pastor of the Month Award is from New Prospect Baptist Church of Cincinnati,Ohio…Pastor Damon Lynch, III…