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Dale Medical Center
126 Hospital Avenue | Ozark, Alabama 36360 Phone: 334-774-2601

A Night of Remembrance honors Hospice

Community Hospice hosted a night of remembrance to commemorate loved ones that are no longer with us physically but remain close in our hearts and minds.

On February 11, 2016 the memorial services was held in the fellowship hall at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Ozark, Alabama. The event was created for those individuals and families who are grieving from the loss of a family member that was on hospice and wish to remember their loved ones in a calm, supportive environment. "We want to provide an opportunity for family, friends and hospice staff to remember and reflect on the lives of our loved ones," states Jennifer Simmons, RN, Director. "This is a very special event."

The evenings program consisted of special music provided by the Solid Rock Praise Choir from the Church of God by Faith of Ozark, Alabama. Pastor Doss of the First Assembly of God, shared scripture and words of encouragement for those in attendance. The evening concluded with a roll call of patients and a prayer lead by Hospice Chaplin, Adam Mulliner.

Community Hospice offers pastoral counseling for patients and families, as well as bereavement counseling after the patient death. For more information about services provided by Community Hospice please call 334-774-1380.