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Service Corporation International Announces the Resignation of Jerald L. Pullins, President and Chief Operating Officer

HOUSTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today that Jerald L. Pullins, President and Chief Operating Officer of SCI, has resigned to pursue personal interests. Mr. Pullins will continue working with the Company in a consulting capacity. Robert L. Waltrip, SCI's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will assume Mr. Pullins' responsibilities on an interim basis until the Board of Directors elects a successor.

As of March 31, 2002, the Company and its affiliates operated 2,507 funeral service locations, 467 cemeteries and 154 crematoria and provides funeral and cemetery services in 8 countries.

     For additional information contact:

     Investor Relations:
     Eric D. Tanzberger -- Vice President / Investor Relations
     Assistant Corporate Controller
     Tel:  (713) 525-7768

     Debbie E. Fisher -- Director / Investor Relations
     Tel:  (713) 525-9088

     Media Relations:
     Terry Hemeyer -- Managing Director / Corp. Communications
     Tel:  (713) 525-5497

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CONTACT: investor relations, Eric D. Tanzberger, Vice President - Investor Relations, Assistant Corporate Controller, +1-713-525-7768, or Debbie E. Fisher, Director - Investor Relations, +1-713-525-9088, or media relations, Terry Hemeyer, Managing Director - Corp. Communications, +1-713-525-5497, all of Service Corporation International