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 ‚ÄúSmart Select‚ÄĚ 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‚Äôs changing world with climate change and environment concerns, ‚ÄúHonoring a Life‚ÄĚ 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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Glenda Gayle Milliken Norman ‚Ä" Funeral Services for Ms. Glenda Gayle Milliken, 47, of Norman will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, February 11, 2010 at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Tarp Officiating. Interment will follow at Lone Grove Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home in Wilson. Glenda Gayle Milliken was born February 25, 1962 to the late Mr. Grey Clark ‚ÄúDick‚ÄĚ Milliken and Mrs. Helen Marie (Geurin) Milliken. An Angel went Home Saturday, February 6, 2010 in Norman. Gayle was a great lover of animals especially cats and horses. She was renowned for feeding all the neighborhood cats. She also loved shopping with her friends, going to McDonalds for a cheeseburger and fries, going to dances, and traveling and taking pictures. Gayle always looked forward to participating in The Special Olympics every year. She was also a faithful worker at Goodwill Industries. Preceding her in death is her Father, Dick Milliken, September 21, 2000, Sister and best friend, Bevereley Whitehead, August 13, 2007. Survivors include her Mother, Helen Milliken of Wilson, Sisters, Mary James and Husband Fred of Wilburton and Annette Morris and Husband Terry of McAlester, Nieces, Desiree Bray of Wilson, Kensie Eades of Ardmore, Michelle Morris, Rebecca Morris and Sarah Morris all of McAlester, Nephews, Freddy James and Jared James both of Wilburton, Jeremy Morris, Gabriel Morris and Samuel Morris all of McAlester. She is also survived by her family of 22 years at ABLE (Able Bodies Learning to Excel) Group Home. Pallbearers will be Dusty Bray, Fred James, Freddy James, Jared James, Terry Morris and Jeremy Morris. Honorary Bearers will be her Family at ABLE Group Home. Family visitation will be Wednesday evening from 5-7 pm at Alexander Funeral Home in Wilson. A book of memories has been established at www.alexanderfuneral home.org for remembrances and condolences.
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