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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Alma Willette Walker was born on August 5th, in the year 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri. She was the youngest girl out of 10 siblings, of the late John and Willie Houston. She is survived by her siblings, Ella Rose Williams, Margaret Young, and Lamont Houston. She was preceded in death by her siblings Lillian Houston, James Houston, William Houston, Fatima Muhammad, Walter Houston, and Victoria Williams. Alma was joined in holy matrimony with Sammuel Carpenter. To that union, the Lord blessed Alma and Sam with three sons, Nathaniel, Bryant, and Mark. Later she united and formed a union with Cleo Walker. Alma was also the mother of Jennifer, Yashisha, Ashley, Romesha, Lamont, Nailah, Tyreese, Latera, Sunny, Andrea and a host of others. Alma also left several grandchildren, Khalid, Amir, Ramen, Nathaniel Jr., Yaree, Yakai, Briana, Jalen, Denika, Sheena and quite a few great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Mom served and worked in many capacities over her lifetime, the most prospering and enriching being for Southwest Foster Parent Association as a President in Los Angeles, California for over 30 years. Through her years as a foster parent she “touched and changed the lives of many young people”. She did much traveling in order to share her experiences and knowledge with other people in order to give them a better understanding of the importance of fostering and adoption. She also received numerous awards for her dedicated service in the field of fostering and adoptive care. Also, Mom worked as a Nurse’s Assistant and received her credentials in nursing. The veteran caretaker will always be remembered for her caring and enormous concern for the welfare of all whose lives she encountered
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