Say His Name

More than 6,000 People Paid Their Respects at George Floyd's Public Viewing Monday

One Houstonia writer recounts the speeches, the crowds, and the moment she was moved to tears.

06/10/2020 By Samantha Dorisca

Bayougraphy

Genevieve Keeney's Life Is All About Death—In a Good Way

The president of the National Museum of Funeral History was born for this role.

01/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Farewell, First Lady

Remembering Barbara Bush

Thoughts from the public viewing and motorcade.

04/23/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Morgan Kinney

Pay Respect

How to Celebrate the Life of Barbara Bush in Houston

Where and how to honor Barbara Bush this weekend.

04/19/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Citizen Canine

All Dogs Go to Heaven

Enter Houston’s Celestis Pets, the world’s first pet memorial spaceflight service.

11/30/2014 By Peter Holley

Newsfix

Video: Funeral Director or Party Planner?

Dying has never been more fun.

03/17/2014 By Peter Holley

Ash Bash

Dying Just Got a Little More Fun

In our era of extreme customization, funeral directors are starting to look more like party planners.

03/03/2014 By Peter Holley