Previously, Warren Funeral Chapel was facing a pair of lawsuits over unsanitary conditions at the funeral home, including issues with unembalmed and improperly stored bodies. Now that Funeral News Central is up and running, I’m editing my funeral industry posts here at Raven’s Beak to point to their new home.
Ty Conklin wanted a better way for his biker buddies to make their last ride. Bikers don’t much like cages; that’s part of what makes them bikers. After a buddy’s funeral, he and some friends were sitting around a bar, considering possibilities. Ideas were exchanged; drawings were made. A company was born. I did a
In a continuing story from Columbia, Missouri, Warren Funeral Chapel and its owners Harold Warren Sr. and Harold Warren Jr. are facing a possible class-action lawsuit. Plaintiff Kathy Johnson has alleged that Warren FC lost her mother’s remains, and is seeking an exhumation order to determine if her mother is buried in the correct plot
In September, 2007, Jeff Palmore, owner of Bell Funeral Home in St Louis, arranged a burial at Pacific City Cemetery. To save the family the $525 fee the cemetery sexton was charging, he offered to dig the grave himself. Sexton Alan Bruns refused, saying there was a city ordinance that only allowed sextons to dig
Waynesville, MO, southwest of St Louis, may be getting a crematorium. Waynesville Memorial Chapel plans to install a crematory if City Council affirms the zoning recommendation Thursday evening. The city Planning and Zoning Commission approved the application Tuesday evening. Affected residents had several questions about the facility and how it might affect property values, but