Thursday, December 27, 2012

Memorial Service

Chris and I spent yesterday planning Bea's memorial service and have most of it planned out pretty firmly.

DATE: Sunday, December 30
TIME: 3:00 pm
LOCATION: St. Catherine's Episcopal Church in Marietta, GA.
     571 Holt Road - Marietta, Georgia 30068

RECEPTION AFTER SERVICE: After the service a reception will be held in the church hall offering some simple refreshment and a nice place for everybody to spend time together.

ALL ARE WELCOME, including children. If you plan to bring a child or children please note that it will be a fairly long service. Feel free to bring a snack or something quiet they can do if they have a hard time with the time.

CHILDCARE: This has still not been confirmed so I would assume that a staff member of the church has not been found to watch children during the service. Children are still welcome but they will remain with you during the service.

FLOWERS: Flowers will not be displayed in the sanctuary at St. Catherines.
We would prefer that in lieu of flowers being sent to our home or to the church that you consider donating to one of a few worthy causes on behalf of Beatrice.

Where Bea Received Radiation and Lots of Loving Care - The Winship Cancer Center at Emory:

Provided Lots of Support to Our Family - The Brain Tumor Foundation for Children:

Where Bea Received Rehab and All Kinds of Health Support in 2012: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta:


  1. Chris and Helen...I'm so sorry for your loss and so sorry that I won't be there to on Sunday to say goodbye to beautiful little Bea. I will be there in spirit and heart and wish you strength getting through this toughest of times.

    Sending all my love,

  2. Dear Chris, Helen and family,
    I have followed your blogs via Jen's Facebook page for the past year. I wish your entire family gentle healing with wonderful memories. Thank you so very much for opening your heart and sharing. Bless your sweet Bea. I am always thinking of you. Risa Carpenter