Service Corporation International to Present at the Merrill Lynch 2001 Global Leveraged Finance Conference

HOUSTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, invites you to listen to a live audio webcast presentation being made at the Merrill Lynch 2001 Global Leveraged Finance Conference. The presentation will be hosted by Jerald L. Pullins, President and Chief Operating Officer, Jeffrey E. Curtiss, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Eric D. Tanzberger, Vice President Investor Relations and Assistant Corporate Controller.

The presentation will be made on Monday, November 12, 2001, at 1:10 p.m. (EST) and should last approximately 35 minutes. Interested parties can access the live audio webcast at http://events.mlresearchmedia.com/ml/Global2001 . The Company's slide presentation will be available on the Company's website on this date at http://www.sci-corp.com/html/conference.html .

Service Corporation International is the largest provider of death care services in the world. As of September 30, 2001, the Company and its affiliates operated 3,188 funeral service locations, 485 cemeteries and 78 crematoria and provides funeral and cemetery services in 12 countries on four continents.

    For additional information contact:

    Investor Relations: Debbie E. Fisher - Director/Investor Relations
                        Tel:  (713) 525-9088
                        Eric D. Tanzberger - Vice President/Investor Relations
                                             Assistant Corporate Controller
                        Tel:  (713) 525-7768

Other Service Corporation International information and news releases are available through SCI's corporate website at: http://www.sci-corp.com .

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CONTACT: Debbie E. Fisher, Director - Investor Relations, +1-713-525-9088, or Eric D. Tanzberger, Vice President - Investor Relations, Assistant Corporate Controller, +1-713-525-7768, both of Service Corporation International