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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Mary E. Battles Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 21, at Crestwood Chapel for Mary E. Battles, 95, Hokes Bluff, who died Monday, April 18, 2011. The Rev. Anthony Copeland will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Crestwood Memorial Funeral Home will direct services. Mrs. Battles was a part of the Greatest Generation. She and her brother, Voiley Moore, survived the 1918 flu epidemic, which took the lives of her parents and other siblings. After the death of her parents, she was raised by her grandparents, whom she loved deeply. She was a charter member of Brierwood Hills Baptist Church and was most recently the oldest member of Immanuel Baptist Church, where she touched countless people with her smile and dedication. She was preceded in death by her husband, Asa E. Battles; daughter, Melba Johnson; and grandson, Thomas Henderson. She is survived by her daughter, Audrey Henderson, Hokes Bluff; grandsons, Charles Barnett, Hokes Bluff, and Jimmy (Darlea) Henderson, Hokes Bluff; great-grandchildren, Carrie (Jerry) Works, Savannah, Ga., Dylan Henderson, Hokes Bluff, Matthew Henderson and Abigail Henderson, Hokes Bluff; great-great-grandchildren, Katie Works and Alex Works, Savannah, Ga. Pallbearers will be Charles Barnett, Jimmy Henderson, Dylan Henderson, Steve Fleming, Kenneth Means and Greg Walker. Special thanks to the nurses and staff of Northside Healthcare. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday morning from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.
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