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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Thomas P. “Tommy” Winters, 59, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday April 23, 2013 following a sudden illness. Born July 2, 1953, Mr. Winters was a native of Atlanta and had been living in Lumpkin County for the past 20 years. Tommy was formerly employed as a printer but had been employed at Wal-Mart in Dawsonville since its opening. An avid camper and a champion at horseshoes, he was preceded in death by his father, Albert G. Winters, Jr., and stepfather, William Dennis Jackson. Surviving are his mother, Elizabeth Winters Jackson, Gulfport, FL; sisters and brother in law, Deborah Winters Milligan, Atlanta, Peggy and Larry Rich, Dacula; brothers and sister in law, Albert G. Winters, III, Douglasville, William and Leeann Winters, Beuche, LA; nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral services will be held Saturday April 27, 2013 at 2 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lighthouse for the Blind, c/o Dawsonville Lions Club, P. O. Box 408, Dawsonville, Georgia 30534. Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com. Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.
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