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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Pauline Collier McClure, age 86, passed away peacefully at Greenwood Leflore Hospital in Greenwood, Mississippi, on Friday, June 1, 2012. Celebration of Life Services will be Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland, Mississippi. Visitation will be Monday, June 4, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Ray Funeral Home. Interment will be at the New Cleveland Cemetery. Pauline was born September 4, 1925, in Schlater, MS. She lived in Shaw, Mississippi (Interstate Community) her entire life before moving to The Waterford Independent Living Facility in Ridgeland, Mississippi in 2010. She lived last at the Liberty Health and Rehabilitation Center in Indianola, Mississippi. She attended and worked at Mississippi Delta Community College in the media center until retiring in 1995. Pauline was a lifelong member of the Interstate Baptist Church. As a church member, she served in many capacities - Sunday school teacher, Bible school leader, church librarian, choir and a longtime volunteer on various committees. Survivors include her children: Bonnie (Dwight) Spencer of Indianola, Mississippi and Valdosta, Georgia, James (Rene’) McClure of Shaw, MS and Jo Ann (John) Walton of Indianola, Mississippi and Ridgeland, Mississippi. Surviving grandchildren include Carla Sue Spencer and Karen (Solomon) Summerlin, of Valdosta, Georgia, James Brian McClure of Minden, Louisiana, Thomas Brent (Erica) McClure of Savannah, Tennessee, Jason Lewis (Laurie) Walton of West Palm Beach, Florida and Jo Collier (Cali) Walton of Indianola, Mississippi and Ridgeland, Mississippi. Surviving great grandchildren include Lucas Garst Kelly, Jacob Spencer Kelly and John Mark Kelly of Valdosta. Georgia, Isabella and Solomon Summerlin of Valdosta, Georgia, William Thomas McClure of Savannah, Tennessee, Caroline Rose Walton and John William Walton II of West Palm Beach, Florida. Other surviving relatives include one brother, Charles Edwin (Helen) Pittman of Lampe, Missouri, one brother in-law Douglas (Nettie Helen) McClure of Shaw, Mississippi. She also leaves two sisters-in-laws Carol Brame of Bartlett, Tennessee and Harriet Pittman of Mobile, Alabama. Other survivors include many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Pauline was preceded in death by: her husband, J. C. McClure and her parents: Benford and Luvenia Collier Pittman, sisters: Mary Collier Ford of West Monroe, Louisiana, Jimmie Collier Sanford of Houston, Texas and Iva Jean Pittman Litton of Greensboro, Alabama and brothers: Doyle Lee Collier of Florence, Mississippi and Colin Pittman of Memphis, Tennessee.
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