You're Not Alone

With our online grief support you’re assured of our commitment to helping you through this difficult time. It doesn’t matter what time of day, or what day of the week you need support, we're here for you. You can join our monthly grief support groupaccess online counseling services,  or watch our interactive videos, anytime: 24/7. No matter how you feel at this moment, you have our commitment - you're never alone.

Pray's Monthly Support Group 

We conduct a monthly support group through Maximum Living Associates with our Staff Grief Counselor Mary Adkins here at Pray Funeral Home.  The gathering is usually the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 PM.  Please check our Community Events Calendar on our home page for this month's schedule. 
Dr. Virgina Simpson

Meet Dr. Virginia Simpson

Executive Counseling Director

I bring both personal and professional experience with death and grieving to every counseling situation, which includes the creation of this set of grief counseling resources. I know them to be the best available online today. Whether your loss has been sudden or expected, I'll help you learn to cope with the depth of emotions and experiences that are part of healthy grieving.

  • Interactive Aftercare

    Interactive videos explore the dimensions and dynamics of grief. There's nothing like it: online grief education with style and substance.

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  • Grief Support Resources

    Grief Support Resources

    Every person must cope with loss of a loved on his or her own terms. The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel.

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  • Grief Cycle

    Grief Cycle

    Bereavement rituals, which are practiced by all societies in a variety of ways, have one common theme. They have tremendous therapeutic value in areas of transition, that is, moving on with one's life. Rituals provide healing, continuity, and balance if the griever believes there is a meaning in them.

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  • Stages of Grief

    Stages of Grief

    Many of the people who have studied the emotional status of individuals who have suffered the loss of a loved one have developed a series of emotional stages that an individual will move through during their period of bereavement. The following information is excerpted from Dr. Canines book "I Can. I Will." that explains stages of grief.

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  • Holiday Service of Remembrance

    Holiday Service of Remembrance

    Pray Funeral Home's Annual Candlelight Service of Remembrance has become an annual time to reflect on the death of members of our community.  This warm and comforting service will be presented by Lori Poyer, our Grief Counselor, Sunday December 1st.  During the program she will share helpful information about facing the first Holiday Season following the loss of a family member or friend.

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  • 365 Days of Grief Support

    365 Days of Grief Support

    These messages of hope, healing and affirmation are delivered to your email inbox every day. Subscribe easily, and unsubscribe when you're ready. Such small doses of comfort will help you move through the cycle of grief, and work wonders for your outlook.

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