Reprinted here by special permission of the author, Cindy Beckman, a retired Conway High School history teacher who writes local history.
Although death and burial rituals have long been part of the human existence, funeral homes are a relatively new addition to the process. The Pence, Doolin and McNutt funeral homes provided these services to Conway and the surrounding area.
In the 1940s, burial associations often provided funeral products and services to their members. Each funeral home worked with an association. Their funeral home cars also Continue reading