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Service Corporation International Announces Resignation of L. William Heiligbrodt as President and Chief Operating Officer

HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) announced today the resignation of L. William Heiligbrodt as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company in order to facilitate the consolidation of senior executive responsibility in one office at this time.

Mr. R. L. Waltrip, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, expressed his appreciation for Mr. Heiligbrodt's support and contribution towards SCI's success over the last ten years. Mr. Heiligbrodt has agreed to remain as a consultant to the Company.

R. L. Waltrip has assumed responsibility for the areas previously assigned to Mr. Heiligbrodt.

The Company also has initiated an executive search to augment its executive management team.

As of December 31, 1998, SCI operated 3,442 funeral service locations, 433 cemeteries and 191 crematoria. SCI provides funeral and cemetery services in 20 countries on five continents.

    For additional information contact:

    SCI:    Todd A. Matherne -- Vice President
             & Treasurer                                   Tel:  713-525-5243
            George R. Champagne, Senior Vice President
             and CFO                                       Tel:  713-525-5546

    MEDIA:  Kate Inverarity, Brunswick Group               Tel:  212-333-3810

Other Service Corporation International and press releases are available through Company News On-Call by fax, 800-758-5804, extension 104532, or at or SCI's homepage:
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CONTACT: Todd A. Matherne, Vice President & Treasurer, 713-525-5243, or George R. Champagne, Senior Vice President and CFO, 713-525-5546, both of Service Corporation International; or media, Kate Inverarity of Brunswick Group, 212-333-3810, for Service Corporation International