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Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

HOUSTON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) ("SCI") today declared a regular cash dividend of 9 cents per share of common stock of the Company.

R. L. Waltrip, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President, said that the cash dividend is payable July 30, 1999 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 1999.

As of March 31, 1999, SCI affiliates operated 3,812 funeral service locations, 515 cemeteries and 199 crematoria. SCI provides funeral and cemetery services in 20 countries on five continents.

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