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.
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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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Ellis Wayne Dorrell went home to be with the Lord on December 5, 2017. He was born on September 10, 1928 to Benny White Dorrell and Vera Clark, in Mountain View, OK. Ellis married the love of his life, “Lorene” and together they settled in Piedmont in 1960. Ellis and Lorene had four children Brenda, Vincent, Becky, and Clayton. They were members of the First Baptist Church of Piedmont for many years. Ellis was a long time employee of Caston’s Lumber Company, and sold Real Estate for many years in the Piedmont area. Ellis enjoyed gardening, and listening to music, but especially enjoyed listening to “Old Country” music. In fact, a favorite saying that Ellis adopted, and known for saying was “Life Gets Tee-jus Don’t It” a famous country song. Ellis even liked the tunes of “Elvis.” Ellis was so inspired by old country music, he wrote his own song “Sing Me A Country Song” in 2008. Memories of Ellis will be remembered by his family and friends. Those waiting to see him again include, his children Brenda and Albert Starry, Vincent and Michelle Dorrell, Becky and Kevin Parker, and Clayton Dorrell. Ellis had seven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. Services will be Monday, December 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Piedmont. Services are under the direction of Smith & Turner Mortuary, Yukon, OK.
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