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.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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Mrs. Sarah Bell Almany, age 83, of 1860 Carroll Creek Road, Johnson City, passed away, Monday, October 31, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Almany was a native of Jonesborough who had lived most of her life in West Palm Beach, Florida. She was the daughter of the late John Henry Shipley and Rowena “Burt” Maupin Shipley. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by one brother, John H. Shipley, Jr.; one nephew, Mark Shipley. Mrs. Almany graduated from Boones Creek High School, where she played basketball. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Boones Creek Christian Church. She was a member of the Aquaris Temple # 138. Survivors include: her loving husband of sixty-six years, J.D. Almany of the home; three sisters, Christine Feathers of Knoxville, Rowena Bowers and her husband Howard “Lefty” Bowers of Johnson City and Diana Gale Loyd of Jonesborough; three brothers, James Shipley and his wife Shirley of Boones Creek, Dan Shipley of Boones Creek and Bill Shipley of Lenoir City, Tn.; one uncle, Walter P. Maupin of Gray; several nieces and nephews; several great nieces and great nephews. The funeral service for Mrs. Sarah Bell Almany will be conducted at 8 PM Thursday, November 3, 2011 in the Morris-Baker South Chapel. David Clark, Minister and Dick Morris, Minister will officiate. The graveside committal service will be conducted at 10 AM Friday in the Monte Vista Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Steve Loyd, Jeff Shipley, Jonathan Shipley, Rick Bowers, Mike Shipley, Jeter Cook, Tom Frazier, Denny Dugger, John Feathers, Ronnie Feathers, James “Bo” Woodruff and Charlie Campbell. Ministers, family and friends are requested to meet at the funeral home by 9:30 AM Friday to go in procession. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 PM Thursday prior to the service and other times at the residence and at the residence of the brother Dan Shipley, 1868 Carroll Creek Road. In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial contributions be made to the Shriners Transportation Fund, P. O. Box 5548, Kingsport, Tn. 37663.
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