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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William L. Larkin, Sr. 76, of River Bend, MO passed away Thursday, January 15, 2004 at Liberty Terrace Rehabilitation Center. Services will be 10 am Monday, January 19th at Speaks Midtown Chapel; with interment in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 9 am until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ararat Shrine Wings of Mercy Fund. Bill was born March 5, 1927 in Courtney, MO to B. Frank Larkin, Jr. and Agnes Leone Mann Larkin. Bill was a lifelong farmer; a member of Independence First United Methodist Church; a member of the AF&AM Lodge #76, and the Ararat Shrine for over 50 years. He was a veteran of the US Army Combat Engineers during the Korean War. Bill served on the Board of Directors of P.W.D. #5 for over 30 years, and was one of the founders and a Trustee of the Village of River Bend. Bill is survived by his wife of 53 years, Connie Larkin; children, Bill Larkin, Jr. and wife Wilma of Liberty, MO, Patricia Bondurant and husband James of Lawrence, KS, and Karen Larkin of Independence, MO; grandchildren, Tom and Brian Bondurant, Hannah and Aubrey Larkin; a sister, Anna Noland of Liberty, MO.
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