Thank you for visiting our website. For over a century, it has been our privilege to serve Northeast Mississippi. It is our mission to provide each family the very best in quality care during what is often the most difficult of circumstances. We do not take lightly the confidence our families have placed in us and we will go the extra mile to earn your trust.
The Pegues family and staff would like to offer our sincerest condolences to the family of longtime firend and employee, Mr. Phil King who died Saturday, February 18, 2011 at the age of 71. Phil was a familiar and friendly face around the funeral home and he will be greatly missed.
W. E. Pegues Funeral Directors Receives National Recognition for Innovative Programming, Outstanding Community Outreach
Tupelo – On October 24, 2011, W. E. Pegues Funeral Directors was honored with the 2011 Pursuit of Excellence Award by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) during its International Convention & Expo in Chicago, Ill. Only 147 firms from around the world received this prestigious recognition, placing our firm among an elite group of funeral service professionals. Pursuit of Excellence Award recipients raise the bar on funeral service excellence by adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards and providing unsurpassed service to families and communities.
To earn an NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award, a participating funeral home must meet or exceedbusiness standards set forth by the program and demonstrate proficiency in key areas the funeral service, such as compliance with state and federal regulations; providing ongoing education and professional development opportunities for staff; offering outstanding programs and resources to bereaved families; maintaining an active level of involvement within the community; participating and actively serving in the funeral service profession; and promoting funeral home services through a variety of marketing, advertising and public relations programs. Participants are also required to adhere to a Pledge of Ethical Practices.
“Pegues Funeral Home’s voluntary participation in the Pursuit of Excellence program reflects a clear determination to exceed the expectations of those they serve,” said NFDA Chief Executive Officer Christine Pepper, CAE. “This prestigious recognition assures families of the high-quality, compassionate service they will receive the moment they walk through the funeral home’s front door. ”
“We count it as an honor and privilege to serve Tupelo and the surrounding communities. Just as our founders did 120 years ago. ” Greg Pegues, owner and president
Owner and President, Greg Pegues, was presented with the award, Funeral Director of the Year at the 2011 Mississippi Funeral Director's Association Annual Convention. He is pictured here with Hunter Jordan.
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