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Woodridge Memorial Park & Funeral Home was built to serve the community in more ways than one. We take pride in hosting our neighbors so please join us for a service, a quiet walk or one of our memorable events.
Woodridge Memorial Park and Funeral Home in the News: At funerals in virus outbreak, mourning is from a distance
By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN | April 4, 2020
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — No one stands in line to embrace the widow and share memories of her husband of 50 years. No rows of family and friends file toward the flag-draped coffin to pay their last respects. No symphony of sniffles is heard across the room as the minister gives a final prayer.
Instead, a handful of people are scattered across one chapel row as if they’re strangers, not blood. White roses are pinned to empty chairs, representing those who couldn’t be there. An iPad on a tripod livestreams the service for people stuck at home across state lines.
“This is going to be a different experience for all of us,” the minister tells the half-dozen people gathered at a South Carolina funeral home to celebrate the life of J. Robert Coleman, an Army veteran, husband to Gloria, father to three sons and grandfather to three children. “But one thing that will be common is that as we conduct this service today, we’re going to open with a prayer.”
Luminary Display at Woodridge Memorial Park
December 12, 2020
Woodridge Memorial Park, 138 Corley Mill Road, Lexington, SC 29072
Join us as we witness the beautiful transformation of the park into a warm and glowing tribute to the memories of the family and friends who have passed before us.
Personalized luminary bags will be available for a donation to the community volunteers assisting with this display. Donations can be made out to Boy Scout Troop #343. Orders must be received by Monday, December 7.
A special remembrance gift will be given to those attending the luminary display.
If you would like to make a donation supporting the community volunteers assisting with the luminary tribute, a special memorial luminary bag will be personalized with your loved one’s name. To make a donation and receive a personalized luminary bag, please visit our Facebook event to print the donation form: https://www.facebook.com/events/635599597108171
Virtual Holiday Remembrance
December 12, 2020
Video tribute - We will be creating a Remembrance Photo Memorial Tribute to be shown during the virtual remembrance service. If you wish to have your loved one’s photo appear in this video memorial, please submit one (1) photo by November 13.
Photos should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note the name of your loved one in the subject line or in the body of the email.
The service will be available for viewing throughout the month.