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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Otis Hamp Brown, 78, of 2069 Stephens Road, Elberton, husband of 52 years to Hannah Mae Pless Brown, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 17, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Brown was born in Stephens County, January 1, 1935, to the late Newt and Selma Evans Brown. He attended Gaines Chapel Church and was a retired saw operator in the granite industry. Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Hannah Mae Pless Brown; children, Marlow and Marilyn Brown of Elberton, Phyllis and Kevin Toney of Bowman, and Dewayne and Rita Brown of Bowman; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Virginia Woodall of Hartwell, Viola and Bill Churchill of Clayton, Bobbie and Johnny Tucker of Hartwell, Linda and Jerry Haygood of Canon, and Frances Bryant of Anderson; and brother, Paul Brown of Anderson. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his siblings, Charles, Elon, Frank, Monroe, Floyd, and J.C. Funeral services celebrating his life will be held at 2:00PM Wednesday, February 20, in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with the Revs. Lynn Kellum, Menford Duncan, and Lonnie McCall officiating. Interment will follow in the Sardis Baptist Church cemetery with Robbie Stephens, Dean Duncan, Terry Pless, Rodney Bryant, Scott Perry, Joe Gaines, and Brian Toney honored as pallbearers and Tim Jordan and Travis Rice as honorary pallbearers. The family is at the residence, 2069 Stephens Road, and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 7:00-9:00PM Tuesday evening. Share your stories and photos in Mr. Brown's Book of Memories at www.berryfh.com. Berry Funeral Home & Crematory, Elberton, is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Otis Hamp Brown.
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