Monday, July 20, 2015

Logistics Update

I will post Ashleigh's full obituary as soon as it's online at the funeral home website.  For now, I wanted to give you a quick update on logistics so those of you making plans can continue to do so effectively.

To friends who don't live in Dallas TX (and even those who do), please hear and understand that we understand other obligations, plans, and financial constraints - that for those of us not in a casket, life goes on.  Eventually.  What I'm trying to say is you shouldn't feel any obligation to move heaven and earth to attend Ashleigh's services.  Your name will not be stricken from our list of friends if you can't make it work.  That said, if you are able to attend I would love nothing more than to see you, trade fond memories and hugs alike, and celebrate Ashleigh's life.

For those out of the country or otherwise unable to attend, we will be broadcasting Ashleigh's service live online.  I'll post the web address once we get the details worked out.

For folks in Atlanta, my parents are planning to do a memorial service at their church in Roswell at some point in the mid- to late-August time frame.  Again, details as they're available.

And the final option for folks unable to attend services this week would be to plan for the gala as an alternative.  I think given a choice between a funeral and a party, Ashleigh herself would rather attend the gala.  There have also been some noises about the potential for a satellite gala in Atlanta, so I'll let you know if that comes to fruition.

But in the near-term, here are some more details for this week (some of this is re-hashed from last night, so apologies for repetition):
  • Visitation will be at Turrentine Jackson Morrow funeral home in Allen TX on Thursday night from 7 to 9 PM
  • The funeral service will be Friday morning at First Baptist Church Allen. at 10:30 AM
  • Graveside service will follow immediately at Restland Cemetery (likely ~12:30 PM).  I know it will be HOT by this time, so I promise this part will be quick.  
  • After the committal at Restland, there will be lunch served back at the church (~1:30 PM or so)
There are two options for memorials:
  • The IBC Network Foundation c/o Terry Arnold, PO Box 908, Friendswood, Texas 77456.  Or online via Ashleigh's FirstGiving page.
  • Noah and David's college fund via direct transfer to the brashleighboys@gmail.com PayPal account, or via the PayPal link here.  (link should be fixed now).
We have some blocks of hotel rooms reserved for Thursday and Friday nights if you're coming in from out of town.
  • Option 1: Hilton Garden Inn, $89.  Ask for Amy Persyn at 973.649.2933 or amy.persyn@hilton.com
  • Option 2: Homewood Suites, $129 Thursday and $99 Friday.  Larger rooms available at two levels: $134 Thursday and $109 Friday or $144 Thursday and $129 Friday.  Contact is Rebecca Rohwer at 214.383.6673 or rebecca.rohwer@hilton.com
  • Option 3: Holiday Inn Express, $129 Standard King or $139 Suite.  Contact Lisa at 972.727.2000 or lisa.smith@hiallen.com
In all three cases you can reference the Ashleigh Range memorial.  There is also a Hampton Inn slightly farther north from us near the outlet malls.  Finally, there are a limited number of spaces available for "couch-surfing" with local friends...contact me directly if you're interested.

As always, thank you for your continued prayers.

26 comments:

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  2. thank you for keeping us all updated! praying that an atlanta gala works out as i'd love to be able to attend. Also hoping the live stream happens for friday. constant prayers being sent your way

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  3. Thank you Brad! Ashleigh and I had several conversations about a large party for her so I will be at the Gala! Praying for the live stream to work as well. Praying for you and the whole family. With Love, The Hodges

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  4. Brad,
    You are an amazing man, I know why Ashleigh chose you to do life with. God had a plan, and you were obviously, intentionaly chosen for her and your beautiful children. I thank you for being such a leader of your family as well as the keeper of all of us who love you, Ashleigh, and your boys!
    Terry Howerton
    (Sabrina's Mother)

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  5. Brad, looking forward to attending the service virtually, and weNre doing our best to make an Atlanta gala come to fruition!

    Love love love,
    Jade

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  6. Brad, Am unable to attend services or gala due to living in AZ and financial issues that come with this terrible disease..Thank you so much for streaming the services so those of us who have grown to love Ashleigh and have benefited from her faith will be able to attend from afar...Will be praying for you,the boys and your families..

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