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, 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.
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Barbara Elaine (Turner) Johnson was born to the late Coleman and Marie Turner on October 12, 1945 in Urbancrest, Ohio.
She attended Urbancrest Elementary and Grove City High School. Barbara was baptized at an early age at Union Baptist Church in Urbancrest, Ohio and reunited with the Lord later in life. After high school, she united in marriage to Alfred Johnson, Sr. and to that union had six wonderful children. Barbara retired from Columbus Developmental Center (CDC). Her favorite hobbies were BINGO and cooking for her family and friends. Barbara loved to shop and travel. She just loved life. Barbara was a loving mother, sister, aunt, and friend to many.
She departed this earthly life on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at Mt. Carmel West Hospital. In addition to her parents, Barbara is preceded in death by her daughter Stephanie, brothers, Ronald, Leon, Lawrence, Robert, and Kenneth, and sisters, Mildred, Ossaleen, Doris, and Margaret.
She leaves to cherish in her memory, four sons, Alfred (Yvette) Johnson, Eric Johnson (Teresa), Andrae (Andrea) Johnson, and Steffon Johnson (Laura); one daughter Monica Johnson (Howard); nine grandchildren, one great grandchild; brother Ralph Turner; sister Donna Burgess; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
The family would also like to thank Sara Firstenberger (Home Health Nurse) and the staff of DaVita Dialysis West.
Celebration of Life 2 p.m., Friday, December 9, 2011 in the chapel of DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long Street, where the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the start of service. Interment Green Lawn Cemetery.
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