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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Brother Autry James Mitchell was born in Columbus, Mississippi to the late Moses Monzella and Fousteen Waldon Mitchell on May 20, 1941. He was the eldest son and second child of ten children. He was raised in a Christian home, he recently confessed Christ and was born again this Spring. He attended Cote Brilliante Elementary school and Sumner High school in St Louis, Missouri. He worked with his father in the Mitchell Metal and Polishing business. He loved and had a talent for playing baseball and had a desire to play for the St. Louis Cardinals. He courted and married Emma Davis in 1960. They had two beautiful daughters: Kim Marie Mitchell and Monique Lynette Mitchell. Autry lived to be 70 years old. He was a kind hearted person in nature. He loved living in Pasadena, California. When he was employed, he did good work with his hands. His love for his daughters Kim, Monique and grand-daughter Charon was evident to all that knew him. Autry was preceded in death by two sisters, Myrtle Mitchell Johnson (Robert) of St Louis, Missouri and Karen Louise Brown (Freddie) of Pasadena, California. He leaves to cherish his memory, two daughters, Kim Marie Mitchell and Monique Lynette Mitchell of Sacramento, California; one grand-daughter, Charon DeShawn Ivan Mitchell; two sisters, Mary Joyce Mitchell (Herbert Curry) of Lithonia, Georgia and Zayed Tokunbo Newsom ( Wilburt Newsom) of Sacramento, California; five brothers, Vanery Reese Mitchell (Yvonne) of Pasadena, California, Carl Mitchell (Idella) of Fontana, California, Barry Kenard Mitchell (Gail) of Lithonia, Georgia, Leo Amarose Mitchell of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Michael Martin Mitchell (Mildred) of Stone Mountain, Georgia; Autry’s best friend, Linda Beardsley-Ifkheideh; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. We , the family, will always remember Autry as a loving father, grandfather and friend. We thank each and everyone of you for joining us in this, his final celebration of life.
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