Service Corporation International Announces Investor Conference Call And Webcast

HOUSTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV), the world's largest funeral and cemetery company, announced today it will host a meeting for financial analysts and investors in New York on Thursday, August 15, 2002, at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The investor meeting should last approximately one hour and will be broadcast live via conference call and webcast.

Investors who are unable to attend the meeting are invited to listen to the live meeting in one of two ways:

     -- Via conference call:  The dial-in number is (913) 981-5591.  A replay
        of the meeting will be available through August 29, 2002 using the
        dial-in number (719) 457-0820 and the confirmation code 791054.

     -- Via webcast:  The Internet address to listen to the live meeting via
        webcast is
        http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz363721817gf12.html .

As of June 30, 2002, the Company and its affiliates operated 2,466 funeral service locations, 459 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:     Greg Bolton - Director / Corporate Communications
                          Tel:  (713) 525-5235

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: 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, Greg Bolton, Director-Corporate Communications, +1-713-525-5235, all of Service Corporation International
Audio: http: //www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz363721817gf12.html