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.
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Our beloved mother, VeLora “Lora” Sherman Alspaugh passed away on Monday, January 26, 2009 at Jane Phillips Medical Center.
The daughter of John and Zelma (Ford) Sherman, she was born September 18, 1917 in Rocky, Oklahoma, where they lived until she graduated from Sentinel High School. On April 25, 1936, she was married to William C. Alspaugh. They made their home in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma before moving to Bartlesville in 1956. Lora was a member of Good Shepard Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed her association in the Sewing Club for the past 50 years. She was an avid Antique Collector, loved to read, especially about history and genealogy and enjoyed gardening. She will be remembered as one of the most gracious hostesses of all time.
She was preceded in death by her husband Bill in 1996, her parents John and Zelma Sherman, five sisters Loyce Jewel Sherman, Naomi Huckaby, Lavern Slocum, Imogene Lupton, Glenna McKay and one brother Orville Sherman.
Lora is survived by her children, Barbara Alspaugh Johns, Bartlesville, Ok, Sandra L. Alspaugh and husband Wayne Newport, Nowata, Ok, Dana Alspaugh Price and husband Roger, Tulsa, Ok, Kevin McKay Wentworth, Orange, California and Brad McKay, Norman Ok. Grandchildren, Daniel H. Cline, Jr. and wife Patti, George W. Sparks and wife Helen, William K. Sparks, Sandra Renee Redmond and husband Jeff, Lora Ann Wise and husband Bill, Stacey Ann Smith and husband Don, Christy Lane Kaserman, Travis K. Wentworth, Ryan B. McKay, Kolton W. Wentworth, Michael W. McKay and Bradley K. McKay II. Thirteen great grandchildren, nine great-great grandchildren. One sister Fern Cain of Orange, Ca, sisters-in-law, Beverly Joyce, Norman, Ok, Jane Lorenz and husband Jim of Thomas, Ok, one brother-in-law Jim Alspaugh and wife Jackie of Oklahoma City, Ok. Her treasured companion Benny, her little Yorkie and numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Memorial donations may be made to A.R.F., or the SPCA of Bartlesville, Ok. Graveside funeral services will be held at the Sentinel Cemetery in Sentinel, Ok on Friday, January 30, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverend Ann Marie Davis officiating. Services are under the direction of the Neekamp-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Bartlesville, Ok. Online condolences can be left for Lora at www.honoringmemories.com
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