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Legacy Funeral Group Acquires Four Funeral Homes and One Cemetery

January 9, 2018

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Legacy Funeral Group Acquires Four Funeral Homes and One Cemetery

(Houston, TX) Legacy Funeral Group announces the purchase of four Mississippi
funeral homes and one cemetery from Service Corporation International. Legacy
currently owns and operates James F. Webb Funeral Home, serving the Meridian
community.

Joining the Legacy family are Stephens Funeral Homes in Union, DeKalb, and Meridian
as well as Barham Funeral Home and Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Meridian.

“These new funeral service locations provide us with additional resources to better
serve the families in Meridian, DeKalb and Union, Mississippi.” said Legacy CEO,
Michael Soper.

Legacy Funeral Group was founded in 1998 and is one of the most trusted names in the
death care industry. Legacy Funeral Group operates more than 100 funeral homes and
cemeteries across the country and takes pride in retaining the family-owned funeral
home feel in every single community they serve.

Pictured from left to right: Michael Lehmann, Director, Business Development at SCI, Michael Soper, CEO Legacy Funeral Group, Harry Drew, CFO Legacy Funeral Group and Lori Spilde, Senior Corporate Counsel at SCI.