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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Don Christian “Chris” Johanson, 56, of Pipe Creek, Texas passed away June 15, 2013. Funeral services will be 10AM, Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Mexia with Pastor David Mitchell and Mark Wilburn officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 5-7 p.m., Tuesday at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home. Chris was born December 30, 1956 in Ft. Worth, Texas to Don and Robbie Johanson. After graduating from Mexia High School in 1975, he went to Texas A & M University, where he received his degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was self-employed. Chris’ greatest love and pleasure in life was spending time with his wife and daughters. He was a member of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio. He was preceded in death by his father, Don Johanson; and nephew, Riley Welan. Chris is survived by his wife, Kay-Kay Johanson of Pipe Creek; daughters, Claire Elise and Madeline Grace Johanson of Pipe Creek; mother, Robbie Johanson of Mexia; sister, Jennifer Welan of Ft. Worth; and nephew, Ethan Welan. Pallbearers will be James Jones, Eddie Plummer, Gary Pryor, Kelly Geautrau, Kenny Jones, Don Miller ,David Camacho and Mark Wilburn.
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