Ordering through the funeral home helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship with. Through this service, you will be able to leave a longer message of support to the family via a card with the picture of your selection that will be included with your thoughtful gesture. As well as a photo of your arrangement and message 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, allowing you the opportunity to choose a different arrangement if you wish.
The price of these selections also include the funeral home caring for the flowers after the funeral and delivering them to the family, or various care facilities 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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Daniel A.”Danny” Grindstaff, 49, of 730 Georgia Street, Johnson City went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at his residence. Danny was a native of Washington County and a son of the late David Thomas Grindstaff, Sr. and Shirley Edmondson Grindstaff. He was an engine mechanic at East Tennessee State University. Danny was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church and attended Grace Fellowship. He was a beloved Husband, Father, and Brother .He had many friends and was a loyal friend to them and was always there for his friends. Danny had a keen wit and a wonderful sense of humor. He enjoyed kayaking, fishing and making wine. He is preceded in death by: his parents; two brothers, David Thomas Grindstaff, Jr. and William Michael Grindstaff Survivors include: his loving wife, Susan Pate Grindstaff of the home; one daughter, Beth and her husband, Brian Helfrich of Johnson City; one brother, Arthur C. and his wife Cathy Grindstaff of Johnson City; two sisters, Evelyn Davis and Brenda and her husband Bill Hopson, all of Johnson City; several nieces and nephews also survive. A Memorial Service for Daniel A. “Danny” Grindstaff will be conducted at 8 PM Friday, January, 23, 2009 in the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Mr. Gene Deaton will officiate. Honorary Pallbearers will be Mike Marchioni, Joel Ryman, Mike Nichols, Mike Tolley, Jim Smith, Bob Strickland, and Tim Dills. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter, 525 Sells Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37604 The family will receive friends at Morris-Baker from 6 to 8 PM Friday prior to the service.
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