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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Dorothy L. Lowery, the daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Harvey Sivert, was born in Lawenceville, Illinois on May 29, 1917, and passed away at the Puxico Nursing Center in Puxico, Missouri on January 7, 2011, at the age of 93 years, 7 months and 9 days. She had lived in Stoddard County all of her life and had lived in Puxico the past 41 years. She enjoyed piecing and quilting guilts. On March 30, 1935, she was married to Bacil Lowery in Dexter, Missouri. He preceded her in death on November 9, 1996. Surviving are one son, Leo Lowery of Puxico, Missouri; two daughters, Shelba Sifford of Puxico, Missouri, Norma Baker of Lamar, Missouri; nine grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and ten great great grandchildren. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Eugene Lowery; one daughter, Carolyn Sue Hollis; and two brothers, Robert & Harry Sivert. Visitation will be Monday, January 10, 2011, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at 10:00 AM in the Bloomfield Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with the Rev. Dennis Doublin of Puxico, Missouri officiating. Interment will be in the Bloomfield Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.
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