Building a support system after loss

Building a support system after loss
Often one of the loneliest times in a person’s life can come after a loss. After the last of the flowers and cards arrive, and extended family members travel back home, you’re often unsure what to do and who to talk to about what you’re going through. read more

Veteran Funeral Plans: Serving Those Who Served For Us

Veteran Funeral Plans: Serving Those Who Served For Us
Planning a funeral, either for you or a loved one, will always create unanswered questions for the family. If the deceased served in the military, that planning should reflect their service to their country. Georgia Funeral Care & Cremations has several options available to honor veterans. read more

Many thanks to everyone who helped to make Operation Toy Soldier a HUGE SUCCESS!!!

Many thanks to everyone who helped to make Operation Toy Soldier a HUGE SUCCESS!!!
Many thanks to everyone who helped to make Operation Toy Soldier a HUGE SUCCESS this holiday season! We will be publishing a more specific "thank you list" in the coming days. We wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous, Happy New Year! read more

Georgia Funeral Care Honors National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2017

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, also referred to as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day or Pearl Harbor Day, is observed annually in the United States on December 7, to remember and honor the 2,403 citizens of the United States who were killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. read more

Georgia Funeral Care was so proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Atlanta Veterans Day Parade

Georgia Funeral Care was so proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Atlanta Veterans Day Parade
Georgia Funeral Care was so proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Atlanta Veterans Day Parade! Our Community and Veterans Liaison Darrell Waits, who sits on the board of directors of the parade, was instrumental in helping this years parade get launched. The theme this years was to commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI. Thank you Darrell for your commitment and dedication to our veterans! read more

The red poppy came to symbolize the blood shed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.”

The red poppy came to symbolize the blood shed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.”
After World War I, the poppy flourished in Europe. Scientists attributed the growth to soils in France and Belgium becoming enriched with lime from the rubble left by the war. From the dirt and mud grew a beautiful red poppy. The red poppy came to symbolize the blood shed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.” The poem was written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, M.D. while serving on the front lines. read more

Helping Yourself Heal During the Holiday Season by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Helping Yourself Heal During the Holiday Season by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.
Holidays are often difficult for anyone who has experienced the death of someone loved. Rather than being times of family togetherness, sharing and thanksgiving, holidays can bring feelings of sadness, loss and emptiness. read more

September 30th: 3rd Annual Poker Run ~ Combating PTSD ~ Acworth, GA

September 30th: 3rd Annual Poker Run ~ Combating Veterans PTSD ~ Acworth, GA. Registration at 10am, KU at 11:30am, Last Bike in approx 4:30pm, Vendors; Raffles; Live music 5-8pm; Sponsored by the American Legion North Cobb Post 304; Riders: $25 ~ Passengers: $10 Includes Burger & Chips read more

The staff of Georgia Funeral Care held a fundraiser to raise money for the the bell tower project,

The staff of Georgia Funeral Care held a fundraiser to raise money for the the bell tower project,
On August 24, 2017, Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services founder, Kevin R. Marcy, & GFC Veteran Liaison, Darrell Waits, proudly presented the Georgia National Cemetery Advisory Council a check for $2,700.00 towards the Veterans Memorial Carillon Bell Tower. The cemetery hopes to begin construction this beautiful memorial in 2018 and all of the funds are being raised through public donations. The staff of Georgia Funeral Care held a fundraiser to raise money for the the bell tower project, and GFC founder Kevin Marcy said, "This is just the beginning of our involvement in this outstanding project and we intend to do more to raise money." There to receive the check at Georgia National was Council President Charles Capps & cemetery volunteer George Labollita. read more

The Red Cross Houston Relief Project

URGENT! Dream Land Pet Memorial Center & sister company Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services is collecting items for The Red Cross to be taken to Houston for disaster relief. We will be collecting items for people and pets for the at our facility at 4671 S. Main St., Acworth, GA. or call Darrell Waits at 678-574-3016. read more