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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Mr. Timothy Russell Root, resident of the Augusta area, died Friday, September 13, 2013. Tim was 36 years of age. The family will receive visitors at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in McCrory from 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Tim was born in Fort Campbell, Ky., on January 19, 1977 to Gary and Kathleen Hoppell Root. He attended Kentucky schools and moved back to the Woodruff County area where he lived at the time of his death. While here, he was an employee of the Bunge Corporation as a deck hand on the Augusta Barge. His main love was his daughter, Kalee and they enjoyed their time together. Tim also liked spending time with the rest of his family and friends, loved hunting and fishing and was known to be a very good cook. He had his own special way of making a delicious cabbage dish and he never revealed his secret recipe to anyone. A very friendly and outgoing person, Tim never seemed to meet a stranger and could converse with anyone about anything. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and all of those who knew him. Survivors include his father, Gary Root and wife, Jean of Augusta, his mother, Kathleen Hoppell of Paducah, KY, one daughter: Kalee Cheyenne Griggs of Romance, two step-brothers: Tim Carter of McCrory and Mike Trout and wife Lisa of Paducah, KY, two sisters: Christina Renee Gonzalez and husband Walter of Washington State, Jennifer Lee Root of Paducah, Ky. , one step-sister: Ashley Carter of Houston, Texas, his grandfather, Bernard Thomas of Marion, Indiana, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
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