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.
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Haysi, VA- Stella Sykes, age 95 of Travis Stanley Road, passed away Monday, February 8, 2010 at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Clintwood, VA. Born in Dickenson County, she was a daughter of the late Marion and Nancy Jane Viers Davis. She was a homemaker and attended Tarpon Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ruben G. Sykes, daughters, Murrell Vanover and husband James and Edna Mullins and husband Jimmy, a granddaughter, Mindy Wells Davis, a sister, Dorothy Newberry and brothers, Stewart, Mackado, Holly and a infant brother.
Survivors include three daughters, Ruth Allene (Curtis) Sullivan of Clintwood, Vivian (Bill) Kandratos of Greeneville, NC and Lillian (Jim) Counts of Haysi, three sons, Dallas (Bobbye) Sykes of Canton, MI, Glen (Linda) Sykes of Haysi and Leon (Dinah) Sykes of Abingdon, a brother, Arthur Davis of Haysi, a sister, Delphia Newberry of Kingsport, TN, 20 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great grandchildren and 8 step-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 12, 2010 at the Haysi Funeral Home with Jerry Robinson and Jerry Vitatoe officiating. Burial will follow in the Sykes-Frazier Cemetery, Clintwood, VA. Grandsons and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends after 6:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with a song service at 7:00 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to www.haysifuneral.com
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