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At funeral home, 'dead' Mississippi man kicks to escape body bag
(Reuters) - A funeral director in Mississippi got a bit of a shock this week when a man, brought to him in a body bag, kicked to get out just before he was to be embalmed, a local TV station reported. "He was not dead, long story short," funeral director Byron Porter told broadcaster WAPT late on Thursday. The man, Walter Williams, had been pronounced dead on Wednesday after the coroner arrived ...
Funeral of Borders councillor held
The funeral is held in Hawick of the town's former provost, Zandra Elliot, who died at the weekend.
Lac-Mégantic funeral parlour destroyed in fire to reopen
A funeral parlour in Lac-Mégantic will be the first of the town's private businesses destroyed in the fatal train derailment to reopen.
‘Dead’ man kicks to escape body bag at funeral home
A funeral director in Mississippi got a bit of a shock this week when a man, brought to him in a body bag, kicked to get out just before he was to be embalmed, a local TV station reported.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 8:59 am
Funeral services for Imogene Coody, 86, of Wayne are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, February 28, 2014, at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Maysville Cemetery under the direction of Wilson-Little Funeral Home of Purcell.
Undertakers warn funeral grant 'not enough'
The funeral home industry has called for Work and Income's grant scheme to be independently reviewed after a pensioner was forced to move out of his rented flat to pay for his wife's funeral.