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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Robert Terrell Coursey, 83, passed away January 10, 2012 surrounded by those that loved him the most. Robert was born April 27, 1928 to Howard and Mary Coursey in Fort Worth, Texas later moving to Dallas when he was three months old. Following graduation from Crozier Tech High School he joined the Marine Corp where he served in the Korean War. Robert returned to become a Master Plumber and later earned his teaching certificate. He married wife Sarah on April 7, 1956. Robert then retired from the City of Dallas as a Plumbing Supervisor in 1983. He belonged to many branches of the Masonic Order being a Master Mason of 62 years. He and Sarah became 50-year members of Eastern Star on November 14, 2011. Robert is survived by his wife of 55 years Sarah, sons Jim Ellison and wife Cindy, Bill Ellison and wife Debbie, Bob Coursey and wife Angie, grandchildren Gus Ellison, Jessica Ellison and fiancé Nathan Davis, Colleen Coursey Walter and husband David, other relatives, and many friends whom he loved and they loved him. Visitation will be held at 4419 Samuell Boulevard on Thursday, January 12, 2012 from 5pm to 7pm. A celebration of life will be held at 2:00pm, Friday, January 13, 2012, at Ed C. Smith & Bros. Funeral Home with burial at Grove Hill Cemetary.
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