LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Martin Wilson Funeral Home has announced that it has cancelled this year’s annual memorial service due to rising COVID-19 numbers. The funeral home has held this annual service for more than 30 years and said that “with heavy hearts” it’s cancelled.

The funeral home issued a statement regarding the cancellation. “With the COVID-19 numbers on the rise, the health and safety of the families are our main priority. “We are sorry that we had to do this, but hopefully next year we will be able to resume our annual memorial service. We love you all and remember that Martin Wilson Funeral Home is where families matter most,” said owner Jason Freeman.

Personalized ornaments are available beginning Nov. 23. Martin Wilson Funeral Home will still be giving out one personalized ornament per loved one they have served since Dec. 1 2019 through November 30, 2020. You can stop by the funeral home from November 23 through Dec. 23 to pick up your loved one’s ornament.

Additional ornaments will be for sale as well if you would like to purchase more. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 11/18/2020-6AM)