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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Gary Quinton Carmichael Athens – Funeral services for Gary Carmichael , of Athens are scheduled for 10:00 A.M. Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Meredith Campground Tabernacle in Athens, Texas with graveside services following at Meredith Campground Cemetery Mr. Carmichael and his loving companion Ladybug passed away July 31, 2012 in Henderson County, Texas Gary was a hardworking man for the time he was 13. He was working as a surveyor for Henderson County in his teens. He then went on to College Station, Texas to study Engineering at Texas A&M where he graduated with his Masters and then obtained his Texas Professional Land Surveyors License and his Texas Professional Engineers License. After college he gained employment with the Corp of Engineers for many years before becoming self-employed, starting G.Q. Carmichael Engineering and Surveying INC. and has been subcontracting since then. He was currently working under Allied Professional Services . He was a Baptist, and a loving friend and companion to all he knew and will be greatly missed by all those who knew him. Mr. Carmichael was preceded in death by his parents A.W. and Jewel Coker Carmichael. Gary leaves behind his life partner of 39 years, Peggy Voorhies of Athens, Texas, and numerous cousins. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday, August 3, 2012 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens. Arrangements were entrusted to Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens. You may light a memorial candle or write condolences to the family at www.hannigansmith.com
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