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Grief Support

Grief Support and Resources

Ferry Funeral Home provides a wide range of services to meet the needs of your family.  We have a person on staff who can talk with you and your family concerning grief issues. 

As part of our aftercare services, we suggest the following resources to help you make the journey through grief. Some of these books we have and others can be found at your local library or bookstore.  We have also included some Internet links that you will find helpful.


Heartland Hospice

4 West Ohio St., Suite 2B
Butler, MO
Telephone: 660-679-4300 or toll free 1-877-508-1572

Grief Recovery Hotline

800-445-4808
Hours 8 - 5 Monday through Friday
Trained individuals answer the phone, listen and make referrals to local resources if available.

GriefShare Ministry-First Baptist Church of Nevada

301 E. Highland Ave.
Nevada, MO 64772
417-667-6036

Hospice Compassus

800 12th St. West
Lamar, MO 64759
417-682-3809

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Cedar County Memorial Hospital

1401 S. Park St.
El Dorado Springs, MO 64744
Phone: 417-876-3656


Suggested Reading:

DOES ANYONE HURT THIS BAD?

By Carlene Vester Eneroth

THE FALL OF FREDDIE THE LEAF

By Dr. Leo Buscaglia

WHAT HELPED ME WHEN MY LOVED ONE DIED

By E. Levang and S. Lise

LIFE AFTER LOSS

By Bob Deits

WHEN PARENTS DIE - A GUIDE FOR ADULTS

By Edward Myers

WHY ARE THE CASSEROLES ALWAYS TUNA?

By Darcie D. Sims

EMPTY CRADLE, BROKEN HEART

By Deborah L. Davis

RECOVERING FROM THE LOSE OF A LOVED ONE TO AIDS

By katherine Fair Donnelly

WORDS I NEVER THOUGHT TO SPEAK

By Victoria Alexander

HOLIDAY HELP

By Sherry Gibson


Online Resources
Click a bold title to visit the web site.

In addition to the bereavement services for the families we serve,  we have provided some helpful grief support links below:

Compassionatefreinds.org

Web resources for those who have lost a child

Crisis, Grief and Healing 

Webhealing.com, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.


Grief and Loss   

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.


Growth House  

Growth House is an award-winning website that offers international resources for life-threatening illnesses and end of life care. The site features hypertext topic pages that explain major issues across the spectrum of hospice and home care, palliative care, pain management, grief, death with dignity, and quality improvement. It also offers disease-specific guides, an online bookstore, and even their own radio station.


National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization   

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.

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