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.
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Ed Callaway Jenkins, Jr., 75, of Bryson City, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Harris Regional Hospital, Sylva. He was the son of the late Ed Callaway and Edith Holden Jenkins. He is also preceded in death by six brothers, Francis, Frank, Jack, Kenneth, Wayne, and Gilbert.
Ed Jenkins is survived by two daughters, Edith Tallent and her husband Kenny McClain of Franklin, Jennifer Loving and her husband Philip of Blountville, TN; by two sons, George Jenkins and his wife Tonda of Franklin, Daniel Lee Jenkins and and his wife Judy of Franklin; by four sisters, Bonnie Breedlove of Bryson City, Dorothy Zinser of Ohio, Sylvia Rivers of Michigan, Patsy Maney of Bryson City; by a brother, Carl L. Jenkins of Bryson City; by ten grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 3, 2012, at 2PM at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, with Rev. Gilbert Breedlove officiating. The family will receive friends at the church Saturday from 12 till 2 PM. Burial will be in the Blankenship Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brian Jenkins, Justin McClain, Shannon McCall, Kenny McClain, Nathan Jenkins, and Mondee Monteith.
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