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- v. Present participle of funeralize.
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So long had Dyke Garrett traveled up and down the valley comforting the sick, praying with the dying, funeralizing the dead.
The present generation do not speak of the funeralizing.
The funeralizing of a departed kinsman or friend was published from the pulpit.
But at meeting, unlike at speaking, they give vent to their emotions, especially if the occasion be that of funeralizing the dead.
The solemn funeralizing with its simple beauty is almost a thing of the past in the southern mountains.
So the custom of funeralizing the dead long after burial grew from a necessity.
After a general handshaking and repeated farewells and the avowed hope of meeting again come the second Sunday in May next year, the funeralizing ended.