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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Mrs. Doris Jean Dean, 78, of Greenwood, formerly of Interstate passed away Monday, August, 5, 2013 at her home. Visitation will be 12:00-2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Greenwood with the Celebration of Life Services immediately following beginning at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. John Shackford officiating. Interment will be at 4:00 p.m in Delta Heights Memorial Garden. Mrs. Dean Was born August 22, 1934 to Joseph H. Garrett and Lovie B. Welch. She Married Derl Kenneth Dean. She worked as a clerk and was the homemaker of the family. She loved flowers and enjoyed working in her garden. She also loved to shop. She was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Greenwood. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Lovie Garrett; husband, Derl Dean; son, James Hewitt Dean; brothers, Joe Garrett, Terry Garrett, and Jerry Garrett; grandchildren, Tyler Dean McCrory, and Justin Cory Ballard. Mrs. Dean is survived by her children, Tammie Dean McCrory (Tommy) of Greenwood, and Kenneth Derl Dean (Elisa) of Cleveland; grandchildren, Joshua Dean of Cleveland, Daniel Dean of Cleveland, and Adam Dean of Cleveland; 2 great-grandchildren; siblings, Ann Thompson of Columbus, Charlott Pitman of Vicksburg, Joy Cole of Boyle, Sandra Weeks of Boyle, Tommy Garrett of Columbus, and James Garrett of Eupora; caregivers, Jessie Hawkins and Tori Stanley. Pallbearers will be Joshua Dean, Steve McCrimmon, Bill Gardner, Jimmy Weeks, Joey Weeks, and Mark Weeks. Memorials may be made to the Building fund of Immanuel Baptist Church.
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