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Ira Collington
B: 1946-04-18
D: 2017-05-24
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Collington, Ira
Myron Harnly
B: 1932-11-22
D: 2017-05-21
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Harnly, Myron
Wayne Pettyjohn
B: 1933-08-04
D: 2017-05-13
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Pettyjohn, Wayne
Mary Lane
B: 1959-02-17
D: 2017-05-14
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Lane, Mary
James Mayfield
B: 1949-01-23
D: 2017-05-17
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Mayfield, James
Bettie Glenn
B: 1928-08-10
D: 2017-04-08
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Glenn, Bettie
Peggy Miller
B: 1928-02-06
D: 2017-05-04
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Miller, Peggy
Vicki Howerton
B: 1943-08-03
D: 2017-05-16
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Howerton, Vicki
Ruth Steen
B: 1941-11-11
D: 2017-05-11
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Steen, Ruth
Maxine Bell
B: 1925-10-03
D: 2017-05-10
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Bell, Maxine
Jeffrey Sorrels
B: 1978-10-29
D: 2017-05-03
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Sorrels, Jeffrey
Kenneth Peckham
B: 1929-04-17
D: 2017-04-28
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Peckham, Kenneth
Stella Drumright
B: 1924-07-25
D: 2017-04-27
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Drumright, Stella
Edwin Silvers
B: 1953-07-05
D: 2017-05-01
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Silvers, Edwin
Loren Gray
B: 1924-10-05
D: 2017-04-28
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Gray, Loren
Barbara Toelkes
B: 1947-07-13
D: 2017-04-28
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Toelkes, Barbara
Rowene Hunt
B: 1928-03-16
D: 2017-04-26
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Hunt, Rowene
Charlie Charles
B: 1982-09-25
D: 2017-04-26
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Charles, Charlie
Anna Harper
B: 1940-07-27
D: 2017-04-20
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Harper, Anna
Margaret Berry
B: 1944-10-01
D: 2017-04-24
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Berry, Margaret
Bill Emmons
B: 1936-09-26
D: 2017-04-08
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Emmons, Bill

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610 S. Duncan St.
PO Box 487
Stillwater, OK 74076
Phone: (405) 372-5550
Fax: (405) 372-5608

Green Burial

 

You’ve  got questions 
WE HAVE ANSWERS.
 
Strode Funeral Home has been around for many years.
We get our staying power from our ability to change with the times
 while upholding our high  standards.
We understand that more and more people are interested
in protecting the environment and going green.
Green burial is a natural way to do just that.
We have put together some information about the
process of a green burial, the location of a green cemetery
 
OUR HISTORY
 
Strode Funeral Home has been serving your family and community since 1889, which is evidence to our belief in changing with the times.
 
We like to offer our families the opportunity to choose how to celebrate their loved one’s life.
Green burial is one more choice that we would like to give you.

610 S. Duncan • Stillwater, OK 74074
Phone: (405) 372-5550
Strodefh.com
 
 
Green Burial
 
What once was old, is new again
A green burial may sound like a new concept, but before embalming was used to preserve our loved ones body,
the burial process was very similar to what we call a green burial today.
Strode Funeral Home understands that even though green burial has been around for a very long time,
the notion is new to many people. That is why we would like to take this opportunity to explain some of the processes involved.
Before the burial, a family may decide to have a memorial service, or even a traditional funeral
Your loved one will then be wrapped in a burial  shroud, and Pallbearers will gently lower the body
into the ground; this is called the committal service. After the committal service, the family may choose to leave the cemetery, or they may stay for the closing of the grave. The family may also participate with the filling of the grave.
Green Haven is currently Oklahoma’s only green cemetery.  It is located west of Stillwater.
To learn more about Green Haven please visit:                    www.greenhavencemetery.org
 
*Picture shown above in not Green Haven Cemetery
 
Green Cost of a Green Burial
 
Strode Funeral Home is now offering a green burial
package starting at $2195.00. This package includes:
 
•a professional service fee
•local transfer from place of
death to the funeral home
•minimum requirement burial
shroud
•transfer of the deceased to
the cemetery
 
Any additional item and services selected will be
added on to the package price.
Additional charges may include but are not limited
to: funeral or memorial service, cost of death
certificates, cemetery charges, and flowers for the
funeral service.
If you have further questions Please Contact Strode Funeral Home
 

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