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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Mr. Dennis Sylvester Sitten, age 85, 28 Rosemont Drive, Rome, passed away Friday morning, January 20, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Sitten was born in Silver Creek, GA on April 23, 1926, son of the late J. S. Sitten and the late Arleva Sisson Sitten. He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Adell Tucker and Gladys White, by 3 brothers, J. P. Sitten, Otis Sitten, and Willard Sitten, by 6 half-sisters, and by 2 half brothers. A life-long resident of Floyd County, Mr. Sitten was a veteran of the United States Army. He served in the 70th Infantry Division, the “Trailblazers”, in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, and the Bronze Star, which was awarded by Congressional Resolution many years following his service. Prior to his retirement, he was employed with Bekaert for a number of years. Mr. Sitten was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lindale where he served as an Usher for many years. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #136 in Lindale and the Lindale Lodge #455 F. & A. M. Survivors include his wife, the former Doris Gober, to whom he was married on July 5, 1948; a daughter, Ms. Joan Sitten Salomone, Rome; a son, Rick Sitten, and his wife, Kathy, Decatur; 5 grandchildren, Chris and Brett Salomone, both of Marietta, and Chase, Chelsea, and Chad Sitten, all of Decatur; 2 brothers, Hubert Sitten, Lindale, and Jerry Sitten, Rome; many nieces and nephews also survive Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 23, 2012, at 11am in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home with his Pastor, the Rev. Tim Burnham and the Rev. George Nix officiating. Interment will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens with the American Legion Post #5 Honor Guard extending military honors. His grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 6 until 8pm. At other hours, they may be contacted at the residence. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements.
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