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What Does It Mean to Be Patriotic?

When our country is in peril, Americans – and especially those from Knoxville – are quick to rally to her aid. When we’ve been attacked, our men and women fight with uncommon valor. During times of crisis, our patriotic emotions are there for all to see. Read More

Can I Wear Color to a Funeral? … And Other Funeral Etiquette Questions

At Bridges Funeral Home, we have heard many questions from the Knoxville community about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we… Read More

Why You Should Always Attend the Funeral

Here at Bridges Funeral Home, we’ve had many conversations with those who question whether or not they should go to a funeral. After all, funerals are unique gatherings. Invitations are rarely sent, expectations are unclear, and it’s common to feel awkward and a little… Read More

Famous War Heroes Buried at Greenwood Cemetery

This Memorial Day, as families throughout Knoxville remember those who died in active military service, our team at Bridges Funeral Home will be doing the same. We consider it one of our greatest honors to lay to rest the veterans who… Read More

Q&A – What Are My Options for Final Placement

One of the most important decisions you will make when it comes time to plan a funeral for someone you love, or for yourself when preplanning, is choosing a final resting place – or final placement option. For families in… Read More

All the Ways Bridges Creates Meaningful Cremations

When our staff at Bridges Funeral Home sits down with Knoxville-area families to explain options that can accompany cremation, we’re frequently met with this response: “I had no idea there are so many ways to add a personal touch with cremation!”… Read More

The Many Ways to Personalize a Loved One’s Farewell

For many of the families we serve in Knoxville and surrounding communities, a memento of a loved one can be incredibly comforting in the days and months following a death. With many memorial options to choose from at Bridges Funeral Home, you are sure… Read More

How Preplanning with Bridges Can Bring Peace to Your Family

Planning a funeral after the passing of someone you love can feel overwhelming, exhausting, and confusing. But this doesn’t have to be the case. Our team at Bridges Funeral Home has seen family upon family decrease stress, while gaining tremendous peace of mind, by… Read More

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts: 4 Tips to Know Before You Post

Social media has enriched our lives in a lot of different ways. We’ve all heard the stories about the high school sweethearts who reconnected on Facebook and lived happily ever. And many of us have loved ones spread across the country with whom we are able to… Read More

Southern Funerals: Why it Takes a Neighbor to Know

For southerners, our rich funeral traditions reflect a rhythm, a depth, and a sense of pride that set us apart from the rest of the country. Here at Bridges Funeral Home, we consider funerals one of life’s most important displays of friendship and family. Read More