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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Lowell L. Howell, Sibley, MO joined His Lord and Savior in Heaven, Friday, December 02, 2011, surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. Lowell was born on a farm in Jackson County, MO, between Buckner and Levasy, MO, to Felix P. and Waneta Ruth Sims Howell, on April 29, 1937. Lowell grew up in the Buckner area until moving to Osceola, MO in 1952 with the family. Lowell graduated from Lowry City High School in May 1955 as salutatorian of his senior class. Lowell loved the farm life and returned to the Buckner area in 1957. In August 1958, Lowell began working for the US Postal Service in Kansas City, MO. Lowell worked there until Feb 1968, when he transferred to the Buckner Post Office as a clerk. Lowell transferred to the Air Mail Facility of the US Post Office at KCI airport and retired in 1992 from the Postal Service. Lowell then worked for Harmon Electronics and was currently employed at Westlake Ace Hardware in Blue Springs, MO. Lowell was Superintendent of Sunday School, Church Board Member and a Deacon at Sibley Christian Church. Lowell served as a Webelos Leader, an Assistant Scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts and was an honorary warrior in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say. Lowell loved bluegrass music and had a passion for genealogy, writing a book on the “Howell Family History”. Lowell loved his family. Lowell was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Martin D. Howell. Lowell is survived by his wife, Jayne Howell of the home, son Allan (Barbara) Howell, Indep, MO; daughter Elizabeth (Craig) Mueller, Lone Jack, MO; sister Carol(Robert) Kendra, Drums, PA; brothers Gordon Howell, Buckner; and Bernard (Judy) Howell, Blue Springs, MO; stepdaughter Shelly(Chris) Smith, Sibley, MO; stepsons Cliff and Doug Uren; Grandchildren – Jeffrey, Nicole, Jay, Scott, Jacob, Luke, Josh, Travis, Kellye, Jessica, Bo and Alexis. Great grandchildren – Kayla, Sydney, Darian, Landon, Carter, Gabe, Link and many cousins, nieces and nephews. The family expresses many thanks to the nurses and doctors in the ICU at Menorah Medical Center for their great care and compassion. Donations may be made in Lowell’s honor to the American Heart Assn, American Diabetes Assn, American Lung Assn. or the charity of your choice.
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