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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Dorothy LaFollette Hensley, age 80, of Johnson City, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at the home of her niece, following a lengthy illness. She was a graduate of Boones Creek High School and a lifelong resident of Washington county. She was the daughter of the late Claude and Helen Little LaFollette. Dorothy was a homemaker and attended Tacoma Church of God. She loved needlepoint, cooking, and taking care of her flowers. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Hardy Hensley, and one brother, Jack LaFollette. She is survived by one sister, Gail Ward, and her husband Edward, of Johnson City; brother-in-law, Ross Hensley, and his wife Viola, of Johnson City; ten nieces and nephews; special friends Eddie McCurry of Johnson City, Dwight Doty of Erwin, and Helen Hutsell of Johnson City Thank you to the special caregivers: niece Joy Bowman, and her husband, Jerry Bowman, and to hospice and the CNAs. The funeral service for Mrs. Dorothy Hensley will be conducted at 2 PM Friday, September 6, 2013, in the Morris-Baker North Chapel. Pastor Buddy Jones will officiate. The committal service will follow in the Monte Vista Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Sam Ward, Danny Ward, Perry Ward, Nicholas Ward, Nathan Ward, Hunter Ward, and Benjamin Bowman. Honorary pallbearer will be Terry Bowman. The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 PM Friday prior to the service.
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