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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Wanda Lou McCarty passed away at the Grove Nursing Center in Grove, OK on Thursday, December 26, 2013 at the age of 81. Wanda was born November 14, 1932 in Graford, TX, the daughter of the late Gerald and Olive (Powell) Hamilton. Wanda graduated high school from Dumas, TX and after her schooling she married Thurman McCarty on August 11, 1951 in Clayton, NM. The couple resided in Dumas, TX until moving to Wichita, KS. The couple left Wichita in 1958 and moved for a short time to Dallas, TX until making their permanent home in Grove, OK in 1964. The couple managed the Honey Creek Resort for four years then Wanda worked various jobs in Grove including the Sports Center, Farrier’s, Wal-Mart, and Ramsay’s. Later Wanda was employed for 13 years with the Grove Public school system as a cook. Wanda enjoyed shopping, crafts, crocheting, traveling and researching genealogy, but most of all she loved to be with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter Sharon Dillinger; and one brother Junior Hamilton. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Thurman McCarty of the home; one son Larry McCarty and his wife Rhonda of Miami, OK; seven grandchildren: Stacy Burleson and her husband Jack, Clayton Dillinger and his wife Tawyna, Keith Dillinger, Tommy McCarty and his wife Crystal, Emilie Brooks and her husband Chris, Kamalie Wagen and her husband Jason, and Trenton McCarty and his wife Randi; twelve great grandchildren: Josie Hart and her husband J.D., Zachary Burleson, Autumn Dillinger, Addison McCarty, Mot McCarty, Draco McCarty, Atticus McCarty, and Charlie Jo McCarty, Gentry, Mason, Andrew Cameron, and Allison Dillinger; one great-great grandchild Ireland Rose Hart; one brother Thomas Hamilton and his wife Betty of Weatherford, TX; one sister Nancy Vaughn and her husband Billy of Fort Smith, AR; one sister-in-law Kathryn Hamilton of Dumas, TX; and a host of other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, December 30, 2013 at 10AM with Pastor David Knox, presiding. Cremation will follow the service. The family will greet friends on Sunday from 3PM to 5PM at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove, OK. Arrangements are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove, OK. Friends and family may leave notes of encouragement by viewing Wanda’s Book of Memories at www.honoringmemories.com.
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