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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Watkinsville - Marjorie H. Hewell, 81, passed away after a lengthy illness at her home on Flat Rock Road, August 22, 2008. Born in Oconee County, she was the daughter of the late Earnest Hansford Sr. and Agnes Maxey Hansford. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred C. Hewell; son, Kenneth D. Hewell; brother, Bubber Hansford; sisters, Dot Hayes and Rebecca Eidson. Mrs. Hewell retired from C & S Bank after 35 years, where she was in charge of the Safe Deposit Vault. She was a member of Watkinsville First Christian Church, where she had served as a Deaconess, Treasurer, member of the Christian Women's Fellowship and was a member of the Martha Harris Sunday School Class. She was a life time member of the Flat Rock Homemakers Club. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to her caretakers. Survivors include her children and their spouses: Elaine H. (Wayne) McTyre, Tommy (Junie) Hewell, Angie (Jeff) Stockton, all of Watkinsville; brothers: Benjamin (Margaret) Hansford and Homer (Susan) Hansford, both of Watkinsville; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Mattie Lou Lowe. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 24, 2008 at 3 p.m. at Lord & Stephens West Chapel with Revs. Doug Ivey and Jim Stephens officiating. Burial will follow at Johnson United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Larry Gunter, David Conine, Roger Smith, Robert Venable, Leo Baker and Bob Bargfrede. Visitation will be held tonight from 6 - 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Watkinsville First Christian Church. Lord & Stephens, WEST, is in charge of arrangements.
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