DALLAS, TX | Congratulations to Dr. Jeremiah Martin,General Manager, and Prepared Place Funeral Home on the opening of their new facility located in Dallas, Texas!
Mr. Dante’ L. Jelks began his journey of becoming one of the most dedicated and experienced funeral directors and embalmers when he was just a little boy. His passion for the funeral home business was nurtured by two funeral home owners- his cousin and godfather. He graduated from Emma Sansom High School in Gadsden, Alabama, and furthered his education at Stillman College. It was at Stillman that he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Upon receiving his degree, Mr. Jelks went on to receive his funeral director and embalming certifications from Jefferson State Community College. He has managed funeral homes, served as an embalmer and worked as a funeral director throughout the state of Alabama. His dream of becoming a business owner was realized on April 19, 2013, when he opened Dante Jelks Funeral Home. He and his experienced staff have been providing exceptional service ever since. COMMENTS
The St. Louis community means everything to me!” Brandon Henry. CLICK TO PLAY THE INTERVIEW PODCAST WITH MR. BRANDON HENRY OF HENRY FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES Who is Brandon Henry? Server of the People! St. Louis, Missouri | Henry Funeral and Cremation Services recently held its grand opening in St. Louis, Missouri. The owner, Brandon Henry, was reported to be standing on the shoulders of enormous legacy when he purchased the funeral home from Gebken-Benz Mortuary. However, we wanted to know…. Who is Brandon Henry and where did he come from? Besides, over 120 people did not let the ice and sleet stop them from attending the grand opening supporting Mr. Henry is his endeavors. Brandon Henry is not new to the St. Louis community at all. He was born and raised in St. Louis, and feels like serving the community is the least he can do. Henry is a God-fearing man, who is full of faith. Once he puts his mind to something, you better believe he will see it through. Raised by his grandmother with the support of family members, he was groomed for success. He managed to stay out of trouble and took an interest […]
Don’t fail to write the vision. Everyone aspires and desires to be profitable. However, it does not happen by chance but rather through persistency and resiliency. Business owners must at every point be proactive and be capable to take a delightful measures towards writing a business plan. Ability to put the idea into writing! Having acquired the firsthand knowledge and printable information of what needs to be done, it is highly evident that only few write the vision. As a matter of facts, you would need a holistic approach to writing your plan. Painstakingly work on your weaknesses, bury your ego, and always be honest with yourself. The business plan writing is not to the swift or for the faint-hearted. Identity the overall strengths and weaknesses and do not leave out the threats and opportunities. Get focused! When a business is effectively managed, the profit would boom and astronomically increase if you do not hesitate to analyze your business strengths and weakness at early stage of the business. Your behavioral attitude and quick response is required for huge success. With every plan you need courage, focus, motivation and tenacity. Making profit is about limiting “risk”, providing good service, investing in […]
Pre-planning and Pre-paying Pre-planning your own funeral gives you the opportunity for your wishes to be fulfilled. While pre-planning, do your research. It’s a good idea to check with several funeral homes to compare their services and prices before making your final decision. You may be surprised on how many funeral homes encourage advance planning. You can pre-plan a funeral without paying the funeral home directory by depositing money into a bank account for the benefit of the funeral home. You can also take advantage of pre-need services where you enter into an agreement with a funeral home and funds are kept in the name of the funeral home, as trustee for you. If you opt to pay the funeral home for pre-payment, be sure to request a Pre-Need Itemization Statement. Once you have made your selection, be sure to request the details of the price that is included in your pre-need arrangements. This includes merchandise, services and facilitation of your choice. The Pre-Need Agreement should outline all terms as wells as your rights as the purchaser. It must also disclose how the principal and interest will be applied to the cost of your funeral expenses and merchandise at the […]
DALLAS, TX | Congratulations to Dr. Jeremiah Martin,General Manager, and Prepared Place Funeral Home on the opening of their new facility located in Dallas, Texas! Follow Prepared Place @PreparedPlaceFH on Twitter and Facebook. COMMENTS