SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Memorial Mortuaries and Cemeteries, a wholly owned subsidiary of Security National Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:SNFCA) was recently awarded Best of State for Funeral Services and Affordable Funerals and Cremations for Budget Funerals. Criteria for the awards are based on overall excellence, superiority and quality of a nominee's products, services or performance. Also, candidates are given points for differentiating themselves from their competitors and improving the quality of life for their neighbors.

The Best of State Awards were created to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations, and businesses in Utah. By recognizing excellence in the community and sharing examples of success for many worthy endeavors the awards motivate and reward those who have strived for excellence in their respective fields.

Adam Quist, Vice President of Memorial Mortuaries and Cemeteries stated "We're honored to be the recipient of these Awards. This is a reflection of hard work and dedication to our customers by our entire staff. Since the 1950's Memorial, has been a pillar in the community and we continually endeavor to grow our business and offer best in class service."

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For Further Information Contact: Jordan Buckner
or Jeff Brinkerhoff
Security National Financial Corporation
P.O. Box 57250
Salt Lake City, Utah 84157
(Telephone) (801) 264-1060
(Fax) (801) 265-9882