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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Almeter Ervin was born on June 29, 1932 to Turner Erving and Willie Irene “Mama Willie” Bennett in Wortham, Texas. She attended for over 81 years and spent many of those years as an Usher. She attended West Belton High School in Belton, Texas in 1949. On September 1, 1951, Almeter married Louis Charles Brown, Sr. and to this union of almost 18 years, three children were born: Louis, Willie Mae, and Thomas Earl. They remained married until LC departed this life on January 2, 1969 in Odessa, Texas. In March of 1969, Almeter relocated herself and her children back to Moody, Texas. While living in Moody, she worked in Waco, Texas and later relocated to Belton, where she worked at Pittman’s Cleaners until she retired. On November 2, 1979, Almeter and Thomas Powers were joined together in holy matrimony and remained best friends for 23 years until his death. Almeter Ervin Brown Powers aka “mama”, “mawme” or “granny” departed this life on June 16, 2017 and is preceded in death by her 1st husband: Louis Charles “LC” Brown, Sr., 2nd husband: Thomas “Slick” Powers, parents: Turner Erving and Willie Irene Bennett, son: Robert Lewis, brothers: Odell Ervin, Sr., Charlie Ervin, Aaron Edison, Sr., sisters: Christine Lillie Pearl Ervin-Moore and Rosie Lee Ervin-Cox, son-in-law: David L. Seibert, grandson: David L. Seibert, Jr., and great-grandson: Jerece “Puffy” Player. She leaves to cherish her memory, sons: Louis Charles Brown Jr. of Belton and Thomas Brown Sr. of Temple; daughter: Willie Mae Seibert of Belton, sister: Marie Nash-Walker of Muncie, Indiana; brother, Willie George Walker of Fort Worth; 9 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
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