Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement 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. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice 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.
Placeholder - to be replaced with Donations
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.
To notify the funeral home of your interest, complete and submit the following form:
Jill Helene Simpkins, 37, of Collinsville, Ill. passed away on July 3, 2016 in Winston-Salem, N.C. She was born on March 3, 1979 in Belleville, Illinois the daughter of Robert and Judith, nee Browning, Simpkins of Collinsville, Ill.
Jill was a giving, generous and courageous person who had a masters degree in counseling and also obtained a law degree. She enjoyed running, hiking, and being on the beach. She also enjoyed music and singing. She was a member of both the Illinois and Missouri Bar and had formerly clerked for Judge Thomas Welch.
Jill is survived by two brothers, Robert (Tammy) Simpkins of Nashville, Tn. and Benjamin Paul (Maria) Simpkins of Collinsville, Ill.; nephews, Robert Lee (Lilis) Simpkins III, Clay Simpkins and Benjamin Paul Simpkins Jr. and one niece Leslie (Jeff Coleman) Varney; great nieces Ella and Chloe Coleman and numerous other friends and family.
Memorials may be made to Partners for Pets.
Gathering: Friends and family will gather at the Herr Funeral Home in Collinsville, Ill. on Monday, July 11, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
Service: A memorial service will be conducted on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM at the funeral home with Deacon Jimmy officiating.
In the event that there is an error in the information presented, please contact the funeral home by clicking here.