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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DANIEL TIMOTHY TATUM, age 15 of Lula, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 25, 2012. Born Newport News, Virginia on August 26, 1996, he was the son of Ronnie and Renee Cantrell Tatum of Lula, Georgia. Daniel was an 11th grade student at Banks County High School where he ran Cross Country and was also enlisted in the JROTC Program. He loved to write music and draw in his spare time. Daniel also loved his siblings very much and had a special bond with his sister, Amber. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Arvil Tatum, Jr., uncle, Kenneth Tatum, great-grandmother, Reba Cantrell, and great-grandfather, O.H. Whitfield. In addition to his parents, survivors also include his sister, Amber Tatum, brother, McKenzie Tatum, both of Lula, GA; grandparents, Buddy & Janice Cantrell, Alto, GA; Annie Tatum, Demorest, GA; uncle and aunt, Drew & Caryn Cantrell, Thompson, GA; great-grandparents, Hershel Cantrell, Cornelia, GA; Ruth & Bill Kepler, Alto, GA; several cousins, and other relatives. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 27, 2012 from the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Beasley officiating. Interment will follow in the Fairfield Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Ray Turpin officiating at the graveside. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3-5 & 7-9 pm on Sunday. An online guest register is available for the Tatum family and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com. MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA (706/778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
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