Carriage Services Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

Jan 28, 2010, 06:00 ET from Carriage Services, Inc.

HOUSTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE: CSV) today announced plans to release 2009 fourth quarter and year end results on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 after the market closes.  In conjunction with the release, Carriage Services has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet, for Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. eastern time.

    What:    Carriage Services Fourth Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call
    When:    Thursday, February 18, 2010 – 10:30 a.m. eastern time 
    How:     Live via phone - By dialing 480-629-9772 and asking for the 
             Carriage Services call at least 10 minutes prior to the start
             time – OR live over the Internet by logging on to the web 
             address below.

A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available through February 25, 2010 and may be accessed by dialing 303-590-3030 and using pass code 4206545#.  An audio archive will also be available on the company's website at shortly after the call and will be accessible for approximately 90 days.  For more information, please contact Karen Roan at DRG&E at 713-529-6600 or email

Carriage Services is a leading provider of death care services and products.  Carriage operates 138 funeral homes in 25 states and 32 cemeteries in 11 states.

    Contacts: Terry Sanford, EVP & CFO
    Carriage Services, Inc.
    Ken Dennard /
    Kip Rupp /
    DRG&E  / 713-529-6600

SOURCE Carriage Services, Inc.