South Carolina Morticians Association, Inc

The South Carolina Morticians Association

Our Mission is to assist our members in furthering their funeral service knowledge through continuing educ

Operating as usual

08/04/2021

SCMA members at the NFDMA National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association 84th Annual National Convention. Left to right back row, Monroe Fields, Ephriam D. Stephens, Darryl Dickerson. Front row, L to R, Samuetta Marshall, Gloria Cox, Lynn Patterson, Elizabeth Simmons and Shakella Haynes- McDonald . A few more members were here, but they didn't make the photo.

SCMA members at the NFDMA National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association 84th Annual National Convention. Left to right back row, Monroe Fields, Ephriam D. Stephens, Darryl Dickerson. Front row, L to R, Samuetta Marshall, Gloria Cox, Lynn Patterson, Elizabeth Simmons and Shakella Haynes- McDonald . A few more members were here, but they didn't make the photo.

Funeral parlours warn of mass graves - NewsDay Zimbabwe 07/31/2021

Funeral parlours warn of mass graves - NewsDay Zimbabwe

Funeral parlours warn of mass graves - NewsDay Zimbabwe FUNERAL service providers have indicated that they are overwhelmed by COVID-19 deaths and warned that the country could be forced to bury deceased citizens in mass graves if the upward trend of new infections and deaths continues, NewsDay Weekender can reveal.

Lowcountry funeral directors adapt to a new pandemic normal 03/24/2021

Lowcountry funeral directors adapt to a new pandemic normal

Lowcountry funeral directors adapt to a new pandemic normal NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – COVID-19 has created new challenges in every aspect of life including death and funeral homes say it has created new hurdles it’s creating for those who …

Cremation Is on the Rise in Black and Latino Communities During COVID-19, Funeral Professionals Say 03/24/2021

Cremation Is on the Rise in Black and Latino Communities During COVID-19, Funeral Professionals Say

Cremation Is on the Rise in Black and Latino Communities During COVID-19, Funeral Professionals Say Burials, a cherished cultural tradition among Black and Latino communities, have declined during COVID-19. Instead, more families of color are choosing cremation, citing economic hardship in a prolonged pandemic.

Founder of Charleston funeral home has never forgotten 4-year-old Herbert Alonzo Brown 03/21/2021

Founder of Charleston funeral home has never forgotten 4-year-old Herbert Alonzo Brown

Founder of Charleston funeral home has never forgotten 4-year-old Herbert Alonzo Brown Grippon Boags has sought to honor the memory of Herbert Alonzo Brown over the years. The Post and Courier reported on a fountain dedication to Brown in 1999. And Boags

A mass-casualty event every day 02/22/2021

A mass-casualty event every day

A mass-casualty event every day One person in the United States died of the coronavirus every 28 seconds in January. The Washington Post spent three days with people closest to the terrible toll of the pandemic’s deadliest month.

Cicely Tyson Public Viewing Set By Family For Mid-Month 02/04/2021

Cicely Tyson Public Viewing Set By Family For Mid-Month

Cicely Tyson Public Viewing Set By Family For Mid-Month The family of Cicely Tyson has announced that the late actress will have an official public viewing on from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, February 15, in New York City. Tyson will be lying in repose at Ab…

A model airplane slipped into a casket. A note under a pillow. Life at a funeral home as COVID surges 01/11/2021

A model airplane slipped into a casket. A note under a pillow. Life at a funeral home as COVID surges

A model airplane slipped into a casket. A note under a pillow. Life at a funeral home as COVID surges "I used to be scared to do this kind of work. Now it's all I do."

01/01/2021

It is with deep sadness that we the members of the SCMA, Inc., and the Sixth District Morticians Association Announce.

The passing of Mr. Peter L. Gaskins age 75, of Lake City, SC, Licensed Funeral Director, Retired Educator & Principal , Community Leader, Retired Veteran and Retired Bus Supervisor, who passed on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at a local hospital.

Service & Visitation:

Incomplete:

Arrangements By:

Backus Funeral Home,LLC.,
450 North Dargan Street
Florence , South Carolina 29501
Phone: 843-662-0539.

It is with deep sadness that we the members of the SCMA, Inc., and the Sixth District Morticians Association Announce.

The passing of Mr. Peter L. Gaskins age 75, of Lake City, SC, Licensed Funeral Director, Retired Educator & Principal , Community Leader, Retired Veteran and Retired Bus Supervisor, who passed on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at a local hospital.

Service & Visitation:

Incomplete:

Arrangements By:

Backus Funeral Home,LLC.,
450 North Dargan Street
Florence , South Carolina 29501
Phone: 843-662-0539.

'This is the side of it that nobody wants to talk about': Local funeral homes fill up as COVID-19 deaths surge • Long Beach Post News 12/31/2020

'This is the side of it that nobody wants to talk about': Local funeral homes fill up as COVID-19 deaths surge • Long Beach Post News

'This is the side of it that nobody wants to talk about': Local funeral homes fill up as COVID-19 deaths surge • Long Beach Post News As they work to comfort grieving families and stack bodies in freezers, morticians are another unsung hero in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Black-owned funeral homes adapt for virus, serve communities 12/23/2020

Black-owned funeral homes adapt for virus, serve communities

Black-owned funeral homes adapt for virus, serve communities For the first time since 1990, Jeffrey Rhodes has told families that the Ray Williams Funeral Home was booked for the weekend.

12/20/2020

South Carolina Morticians Association, Inc.,

It is with profound sorrow that we the SCMA, Inc., and District 3 Morticians Association sadly announces the passing of the Reverend William H. Cox, 79, of Anderson, SC, husband of SCMA State President Mrs. Gloria Walker Cox.

Viewing
Friday, December 25, 2020
9:00 AM ~ 11:30 AM
3:00 PM ~ 7:00 PM
​D.B. Walker Funeral Service
311 Cleveland Avenue | Anderson, SC 29624


Graveside Service
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Service: 1:00 PM
New Silverbrook Cemetery
440 E. Shockley Ferry Road | Anderson, SC 29624


​Condolences
Mrs. Gloria Walker Cox & Family
c/o D.B. Walker Funeral Home
311 Cleveland Ave.
Anderson, SC 29624
Tel: 1-864-226-4354
https://www.dbwalkerfuneralservices.com

cnn.com 12/05/2020

Funeral homes inundated with bodies of Covid-19 victims - CNN Video

cnn.com CNN's Sara Sidner reports on how Covid-19 impacts daily life across the US as the country sees records of daily new cases and deaths.

12/01/2020

We the members of the SCMA, Inc., would like to wish our beautiful President Madam Gloria Walker Cox a happy 74th birthday and many more to come.

wkyt.com 11/28/2020

Funeral directors say they’re losing out on thousands of dollars because of new state mandates

wkyt.com The governor's new mandates are affecting many industries, including funeral homes, and some owners say they're losing out on as much as thousands of dollars.

abc11.com 11/09/2020

President of fifth oldest Black funeral home in the country, J.C. 'Skeepie' Scarborough, dies at 83

Past National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association ( NFDMA) President

abc11.com Durham is remembering its native son, John "Skeepie" Scarborough who passed away at the age of 83.

11/06/2020

South Carolina Morticians Association 2020 Counting Education Virtual Seminar November 16-19, 2020.

everythinglubbock.com 11/06/2020

Funeral homes see spike in services after surge of COVID-related deaths

everythinglubbock.com LUBBOCK, Texas — It seems that no aspect of life is safe from coronavirus, and one of the biggest casualties of the pandemic has been the way we say our final goodbyes to the one’s we&#…

timesunion.com 10/22/2020

As Black funeral homes shut their doors, Albany's Garland Brothers becomes a rare necessity

timesunion.com For nearly a century, Garland Brothers’ Funeral Home has offered a trusted,...

postandcourier.com 10/17/2020

Bernard Fielding, former judge and activist remembered as 'giant' in civil rights movement

postandcourier.com Bernard Rodolph Fielding Sr., a longtime Charleston-area judge, lawyer, funeral director and social justice activist, died Oct. 9. He was 88.

blacksouthernbelle.com 09/26/2020

Understanding Black Southern Funeral Food Tradition - Black Southern Belle

blacksouthernbelle.com In 1988, late Gullah culinary anthropologist and food writer Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor told the New York Times, ”You can’t have a proper funeral without food. When someone dies, the food, the spread, the feast has to…

08/21/2020

Troy's Funeral Home

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Mr. William Penn Troy Sr. pt.3

08/21/2020

Troy's Funeral Home

Celebration of Life Service For William Penn Troy

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Mr. William Penn Troy Sr. pt.2

08/21/2020

Troy's Funeral Home

Celebration of Life Service For William Penn Troy, LFDLE

Service Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time.

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Mr. William Penn Troy Sr. pt. 1

08/17/2020

Funeral Arrangements For Mr. William Penn Troy.

08/16/2020

South Carolina Morticians Association, Inc.,

It is with sadness, we the SCMA, Inc., & District Six announce the passing of Mr William Penn Troy. Owner of Troy's Funeral Home of Mullins, SC & Leggette - Troy Funeral Home of Loris, SC. William was a active member of the National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association, South Carolina Morticians Association, Inc., Sixth District Mortician Association, He is Survived by his wife Vivian and 3 children. William Penn Troy Jr. , Taj Troy and Shawn Troy.

Condolences may be sent to:

C/O: Vivian Troy & Family
Troy's Funeral Home
247 NE Front Street
Mullins, SC 29574
Tel: 1-843-464-0371
www.troysfh.com

08/13/2020

SCMA, Inc., Members of District Six Featured In Community Times Newspaper for more information please visit. www.scvillage-voices.com

08/09/2020

Save The Date.

08/06/2020

Have You Registered ?? For Our National Virtual Convention August 16-18, 2020.

08/06/2020

Office of the President Gloria Walker Vessels.

08/06/2020

The Members of the SCMA, Inc., would like to wish our state President Gloria Walker Vessels a congratulation on her Engagement.

08/06/2020

Our State President Gloria Walker Vessels Representing at our 2019 National Convention in Mobile, AL with other Females Morticians in the Industry across the Nation.

ajc.com 07/22/2020

Willie A. Watkins tasked with funerals of John Lewis and C.T. Vivian

ajc.com In preparing the funerals of C.T. Vivian and John Lewis, the Willie A. Watkins Funeral Homes has solidified its standing place in Atlanta as the place where the black elite comes to bury their loved ones.

07/17/2020

COVID19 Impact- Global Embalming Fluid Market Recent Industry Developments and Growth Strategies Adopted by Top Key Players: Kelco Supply Company, Arlington Bondol – 3w Market News Reports

3wnews.org Categories Business Opportunity Emerging Trends Global News Growth Prospects Industry Industry Analytics Industry Reports Market News Reports COVID19 Impact- Global Embalming Fluid Market Recent Industry Developments and Growth Strategies Adopted by Top Key Players: Kelco Supply Company, Arlington B...

doi.sc.gov 05/27/2020

Department of Insurance, SC

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