For my baby girl Autumn . . .

On December 29th my whole world was changed forever when I received the call that my beautiful 28 year old daughter passed away. She was a diabetic dealing with the flu. She was living in Olive Branch Mississippi, and we are in Texas awaiting her arrival home in a box. She will be cremated. As a child she was known as the visiting butterfly at her elementary school, and I have found an urn with butterflies that I wish with everything in me that I might acquire to place her in. The ashes are supposed to arrive in two boxes, one for me and the other for my Mother who lovingly helped rear my daughter. My daughter called my Mother 'Mom.' This GoFundMe is for two beautiful lavender urns with butterflies’, for travelling expenses for my dear Mother to fly here to Texas from Tennessee, and so that we can have a proper memorial service once we receive her ashes. God bless you. Her children will miss her.

Aria Butterfly Cremation Urn - Large
Thanks to everyone for the donations and prayers, we've successfully ordered two lavender butterfly urns for $380.00 engraved with three lines, and two purple velvet inner urn bags double lined to protect the ashes for $20.00. THANK YOU and they will be displayed at the memorial for all to see. 

A roundtrip plane ticket from Knoxville, Tennessee to Dallas, TX should cost somewhere around $500.00. My Mother was there for every event in my daughter's life from the beginning in the delivery room. Thank God she will be there for this one as the ticket has been purchased!!

To have her ashes separated as they came in one box, and we'll need them placed in the urns through a funeral parlor which will also cost a certain amount. 

We'd like to purchase flowers for the memorial, this is what my girl would have wanted, and I ask you all to please help my family do this for her. 

The memorial is set up for January 27th at 10:30 am at Christ Church Irving in Irving Texas through Rock Bottom Outreach thank you Rick Smith.  There will be a reception following the service at Po Melvin's. God has come through in an awesome way for us Thank you all. There will be a beautiful memorial service and a gathering afterwards, for my beautiful daughter. GOD BLESS YOU ALL. We will post all the arrangements as we know more.

Any donations will go to making sure the memorial is as beautiful as we can possibly make it; after all, it is the celebration of my beautiful daughter's life and she deserves the best. She is with our Lord and Savior JESUS CHRIST. We will see her again!!

Donations

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  • Sabrina Schwartz 
    • $25 
    • 38 mos
  • Jason Lewis 
    • $50 
    • 38 mos
  • Paige Corathers 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
  • Amy Hernandez Barbosa  
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
  • Ramon Hodridge  
    • $100 
    • 39 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Lisa Wattigney Velarde 
Organizer
Allen, TX
Charles Velarde 
Beneficiary
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