• Funeral Etiquette: What to Do and What Not to Do

    Learning the ropes of how to behave appropriately at a funeral service can be tricky and possibly even awkward. As you navigate this process, remember that the family of the deceased person comes first. This is their time to show how important their loved one is to them and to express their love and appreciation […]

  • Tips for Choosing Your Final Resting Place

    Our knowledgeable staff at Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial Designers knows how challenging it can be for some of our neighbors in West Texas to decide where they’d like to be laid to rest. There are so many options in the Lubbock area and beyond, and many important factors to consider. Here are some tips […]

  • To Post or Not to Post After a Loved One’s Death

    In today’s day and age, it can be difficult to navigate the unwritten rules of social media. And when it comes to sharing news about the death of a loved one, these waters become extra murky. Should you post about the death? If so, when? What details are appropriate to include – and leave out? […]

  • 4 Ways Funerals Are Changing

    “A traditional funeral doesn’t fit who I am. Can I plan a final farewell that’s more ‘me’?”   “I’d love for my friends and family to have a big party after my funeral. How can I make this happen?”   We meet with West Texas families every day at Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial Designers […]

  • The Importance of Preplanning with a Chronic or Terminal Illness

    At Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial Designers, we encourage every family who walks through our doors to preplan their funeral or cremation. We’ve helped families in West Texas experience the benefits of making funeral arrangements ahead of time. Many of them feel peace of mind knowing all the important end-of-life decisions have already been made […]

  • Celebrating Valentine’s Day After Losing Your Partner

    Holidays often trigger intense emotions in the hearts of those who have lost someone special. Valentine’s Day is no exception, especially for Texans who have experienced the death of a spouse or romantic partner. Whether the romance lasted 5 years or 50, this day can feel like a shock to the system. Our dedicated staff at Lake Ridge […]

  • The Benefits Of Building A Bucket List

    When people hear the words “bucket list” they might first think of the 2007 film starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicolson. Some people might also associate a bucket list with death or people of a certain age. Putting together a bucket list can be helpful at any age. Our dedicated staff at  Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial […]

  • A Tale of Two Funerals: Family-Owned V. Corporate

    Family-owned funeral homes like Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial Designers have become harder to find over the years, as large corporations purchase one after another funeral home that was originally founded by a family. But here in West Texas, our family has been serving our neighbors since 2007 – and we will continue to do […]

  • How to Honor a Loved One During the Holiday Season

    At Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial Designers, we’ve been helping our neighbors in southwest Lubbock navigate the difficult emotions associated with losing a loved one for more than a century.   Over and over again, we’ve witnessed firsthand just how heartbreaking and devastating the aftermath of losing a loved one can be — and we […]

  • 4 Ways to Practice Self-Care While Grieving

    After the loss of a loved one, grief can come about in ways you didn’t expect. Our care team at Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial Designers recognizes that each grief journey is different, and it is important not to compare your experience with grief to others. However, one common aspect of grief is the necessity […]