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Schmidt Funeral Home To Open Second Location On Grand Parkway

KATY, Texas, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Schmidt Funeral Home, owned by leading death care services provider Carriage Services (NYSE: CSV), today announced the purchase of 10 acres of land fronting The Grand Parkway in Katy, which will soon be home to its second funeral services business in the area.

"We are pleased to announce the expansion of Schmidt Funeral Home with our new Grand Parkway location," said Hank Schmidt of Schmidt Funeral Home. "We've proudly served Katy and its surrounding areas since 1945, and we appreciate Carriage Services' commitment to the community we've loved and supported for many decades."

"This new facility will absolutely be first class and will allow us to serve families better than ever," said Melvin Payne, CEO of Carriage Services. "We are well known throughout the communities we serve for our values, traditions and commitment to excellent service and care, and the construction of the Schmidt Funeral Home Grand Parkway proves just that."

The Schmidt Funeral Home Grand Parkway location will be conveniently located near Grand Parkway and Bay Hill Boulevard, south of I-10. Construction is scheduled to begin immediately.

ABOUT SCHMIDT FUNERAL HOME

Established in 1945, Schmidt Funeral Home has been serving Katy, Texas for over 60 years. In September of 2012, Carriage Services acquired the business. The owner, Hank Schmidt Jr., remained involved in the business as a consultant, while long time employee Cyndi Hoots is being named the business's Managing Partner. The acquisition of Schmidt Funeral Home represented Carriage's first acquisition in Harris County.   

ABOUT CARRIAGE SERVICES

Carriage Services is a leading provider of deathcare services and merchandise in the United States. Carriage operates 163 funeral homes in 26 states and 32 cemeteries in 11 states.

Certain statements made herein or elsewhere by, or on behalf of, the Company that are not historical facts are intended to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements are based on assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable; however, many important factors, as discussed under "Forward-Looking Statements and Cautionary Statements" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010, could cause the Company's results in the future to differ materially from the forward-looking statements made herein and in any other documents or oral presentations made by, or on behalf of, the Company. The Company assumes no obligation to update or publicly release any revisions to forward-looking statements made herein or any other forward-looking statements made by, or on behalf of, the Company. A copy of the Company's Form 10-K, and other Carriage Services information and news releases, are available at www.carriageservices.com .

CONTACT:   Brittney Garneau bgarneau@piercom.com 713-627-2223 ext. 1107

SOURCE Schmidt Funeral Home

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