Family Testimonials

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Thank you for the wonderful service rendered for our family when our mother, Violet Gibbs May-Stewart passed away.  Everything was so professional and we appreciate the care and concern which was shown to us.  Thanks for being there with compassion and love.  God bless you!!

 The family of Violet Gibbs May-Stewart

Thank you all so much for your help during our loss of Edward L. "Goody" Dooley.  You were all so kind and helpful.  We appreciate it all so very much.  

The family of Edward L. "Goody" Dooley

Words can't express my gratitude to both you and Tim.  With both of my parents arrangements, every detail was taken care of from start to finish.  I take great pride in being associated with you and am grateful for our personal and business relationships.  Thanks for being so professional at what you do.
George N. Cooper, Jr. on behalf of the George N. Cooper, Sr. family

There are no words that could ever be enough to thank you for all you did when my mom passed away.  Your love and support during this sad time has meant so very much.  Everything you did was just perfect and I couldn't be more pleased with all of the arrangements.  And Mom looked so pretty... I never believed that was possible with all she went through.  Thanks again, dear friends and I know Mom would thank you too.
The Josephine McCoy Family

We would like to thank you and your staff for being so helpful and caring during the arrangements that were made for mom's funeral.  We really appreciated the respect and professionalism you all displayed on her special day.  You certainly did mom proud! 
The  Juanita McClure Family

Thank you so much for all you've done for our family.  We so appreciate your kindness, care and compassion extended to our family.
The Ruth Burnette Family

Thank you for all your help, guidance, suggestions, caring and love during this difficult time.  Please continue to pray for us as we move forward day by day.
The Ronald Wood Family

Just wanted to let you know how much our family appreciates the wonderful service we received from all of you.  It gave us great peace to know that our friends were there for us
The  Benny Meadows Family

Thank you for all of the support and guidance you gave when my husband passed away.  I greatly appreciate the nice way you let me say my final goodbye to him.
The John Williams Family

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all the love and care you showed us at the passing of our husband and father.  The services you provided for us was the best.  Everything was made easier by your caring staff.  Thank you for the personal attention you showed to our family - may God Bless each of you.
The Kenneth Patterson Family

Thank you to everyone at Updike's for the excellent services we received when our husband and father passed.  All the details were carried out expertly & professionally and everyone was patient & supportive and flexible to family wishes.  Thanks again for your caring, concern and compassionate care of our family.
The family of Rodger Bivens

Thanks so much for all of your help with mom's funeral arrangements and services.  The service at the Veteran's Cemetery at Amelia was well done and everything ran smoothly.  Thanks again for your kindness.
The family of Principia Nass

Thanks so much for the kindness shown my family during the death of our Dad.  You went above and beyond.  We appreciate your kindness, you made things so much easier.
The family of John Tuck

Thank you for the warm personal service during Joyce’s passing.  We appreciate your attention to detail and keeping us informed.
The Nichols Family

Thank you all so much for your assistance when our loved one passed away.  During all of the grief and shock, your hometown guidance and compassion was wonderful and will never be forgotten.
The Lewis Family

Thank you for everything your did for my family during this very hard time.  We appreciate it so much and can never possibly thank you enough
The Payne Family

Thank you all for being so nice to us and having a beautiful service for “my Billy.”  He would have been pleased.
The Kendrick Family