Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.
The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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VERNA E. ORR, 79, of Lebanon died on Tuesday July 25, 2006 at an Lebanon area care home.
Verna was born November 8, 1926 in Brunswick, Nebraska the daughter of Andrew and Olive (Ellis) Robertson. She lived near Orchard, Nebraska throughout her childhood where she attended her schooling. Verna married Gale Orr in Orchard, NE on September 26, 1945. They moved to Bend, OR for a short time, then to San Jose, CA for seven years. She moved to the Mid Willamette Valley in 1957 and then to Lebanon in 1960. She worked as a clerk at Linn Co Federal Credit Union for many years until retiring in 1991.
Mrs. Orr enjoyed volunteering at the Lebanon Community Hospital Auxiliary, was an active member of Southside Church of Christ, enjoyed sewing and needlework.
Verna was preceded in death by her husband, Gale in 1980, a grandson, David Orr, two brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by her daughter, Barb Lam of Lebanon, two sons, Russ Orr of Gresham and Don Orr of Charlotte, NC, two sisters, Jean Porter of Kearney, NE and Lois Johnson of Verdegre, NE, ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
A Memorial service will be held on Saturday July 29 2:00 P.M. at the Southside Church of Christ (196 Airport Rd. Lebanon, OR). To leave an online condolence to the family go to www.huston-jost.com
Memorial contributions can be sent to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice c/o Huston-Jost Funeral Home 86 W. Grant St. Lebanon, OR 97355.
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