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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Dorothy Collene Smith, age 79 of Ketchum, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013. Dorothy was born in Edna, KS on September 20, 1933 to Daniel and Mabel (Rexwinkle) Kimrey. On August 14, 1954 she was united in marriage to William "Bill" Smith, Jr. and together they raised two sons. Dorothy enjoyed fishing, growing flowers, talking, and joking with others. Dorothy especially loved serving the Lord. She was a charter member of two churches, helped start two missions, worked in the jail ministry, taught children’s Sunday school, and took children to church camp in three states. She loved working with children.
Survivors include her husband Bill Smith of the home, sons: Howard Smith and wife Karin of Enderlin, North Dakota, Daniel Smith and wife Tracy of Richardson, Texas, grandchildren: Amy Smith, Stephanie Smith, Amanda Smith, Laura Cornwell, Julie Allen, Taylor Allen, great grandson Anthony Smith, and siblings: Clara Wilson of Miami, Bill Kimrey of Bernice, David Kimrey of Miami, Charlene Sykes of Berwick, LA, Larry Kimrey of Miami, Shirley Felts of Liberty, KS, and Linda Briggs of Wichita, KS. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the Luginbuel Funeral Chapel in Vinita. Celebration of life services will be 10 a.m., Monday, May 27, 2013 at the Luginbuel Funeral Chapel with Pastors Skip McClain and Geoff Buffalo officiating. Services are under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations to the American Cancer Society, C/O June Downey, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. Kansas City, MO 64105. Online condolences may be made at www.honoringmemories.com
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