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Kyle Serviss
6/4/1990 - 7/21/2020
Kyle Serviss unexpectedly passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020. He was 30 years old, and leaves behind many family and friends who miss him deeply. Kyle's family needs your help raising funds to pay for his funeral service. Please consider donating what you can to help this family as they mourn his loss. Thank you.

$1,280 of $10,000 raised
12.800 % Complete
Midland, TX
William "Todd" Summerlin
5/28/1964 - 8/7/2020
Kinston – William “Todd” Summerlin, 56, passed away at UNC Hospice House.
A memorial service will be held Sunday at 3 pm in the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service.
Todd, son of the late George and Connie Summerlin, was a native of Wayne County. A graduate of West Carteret High School, he served in the Army National Guard. For a number of years, he owned Todd’s Tile in Morehead City and Wilmington. He also was a commercial fisherman and was co-captain with his father. Todd was an avid fisherman, hunter and loved the outdoors.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sallie and David Summerlin and Mary M. and John Walton; a niece, Kari Summerlin Elwart; and his best friend and canine companion, Decoy.
He is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Philyaw; grandson, Ryan Philyaw; sisters, Cissy Kennedy (Bernie) and Shannon Summerlin (Walter); brothers, Jeffrey Summerlin and Eddie Summerlin; and a host of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses, 702 N. Queen St., Kinston, NC 28501.

$945 of $4,000 raised
23.62500 % Complete
Kierra Phillips
9/23/2002 - 6/8/2020
During the evening of July 8, 2020, 17 year old Kierra Phillips was found dead in Texas. Today her family has gathered, tortured in knowing Kierra is gone without them having a chance to say goodbye. Financially this couldn't come at a worse time. COVID-19 has taken the jobs of both of Kierra's parents, leaving them with little to no income at the moment. Their small town in Texas has been hit hard economically and funds are tight for everyone. Yet the town is rallying, by organizing community car washes and other socially mindful events, to help provide Kierra the proper burial she so deserves. Kierra will be missed by everyone she came in contact with. From the teachers in her school, to the friends who sat beside her. From her fellow community members, to those she never met. Kierra was a beautiful soul and we will not allow him to take her memory from us. If you have anything to spare, please do so, for Kierra's funeral and for her devastated family. We appreciate each and every one of you, and we thank you on Kierra's behalf for giving her the dignified send-off she overwhelmingly deserves. All proceeds of this fundraiser will be delivered to Rita McQueen, Kierra's loving Grandmother, who is organizing Kierra's funeral with a local funeral home. Melissa Thurman is organizing this fundraiser. Melissa is Kierra's cousin and Rita's niece. Melissa lives in California and is helping the family from afar. All donations are welcomed and appreciated by Kierra's family and friends. Your thoughts, prayers and love is felt by them all. Thank you for any help you can provide.

$350 raised
This funeral fund has ended.
Victoria, TX
Debra "Deb" Samuels
8/9/1962 - 7/19/2020
UPDATE - We are very close to meeting the goal for the funeral expenses! Any additional money will help with the purchase of cemetery lots and a monument. The family has been deeply touched by this outpouring of love. Thank you!

Deb Samuels had a heart of gold. She loved her family beyond measure. And today, that golden heart gave out. Her family is numb. Their grief is raw. For the past 15 years, Deb has been disabled due to heart problems. A pacemaker, a defibrillator - so many attempts to fix the problem - but in the end - congestive heart failure caused too much of a strain on that beautiful heart of hers. Her family needs all of us to rally around them right now. Many ask, "What can we do to help?" One of the most important things you can do right now is to pray for her family - fortunately, we know Deb is with the Lord and that gives great peace - but there are the financial worries that go along with an unexpected death. Instead of flowers, we are suggesting that you make a contribution towards Deb's final expenses. By sharing this post, all of us together...chipping in...can lift a huge burden off Ernie's shoulders. Deb could never get life insurance with all her health problems and medical expenses. Through this special Fund the Funeral account - 100% of the donation goes directly to the funeral home where it is applied to Deb's final expenses. It's that easy! Just enter your payment amount and follow the directions. Please visit to read Deb's full obituary. Service times are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 23 with visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Thank you so much for your kindness to the Samuels family.

UPDATE - We are very close to meeting the goal for the funeral expenses! Any additional money will help with the purchase of cemetery lots and a monument. The family has been deeply touched by this outpouring of love. Thank you!

$1,845 of $2,150 raised
85.81395348837209302325581395 % Complete
Logansport, IN
Carlos Jermaine Turner
4/7/1976 - 7/17/2020
JACKSON, SC - Mr. Carlos Jermaine Turner, age 44, unexpectedly departed this world on Friday, July 17, 2020. Due to the unforeseen circumstances of his untimely demise, your donation would be greatly appreciated by his family to assist them with his funeral expenses. All donations made here are handled directly by Miller's Funeral Home. Donations made via mail should be made payable to Miller's Funeral Home, 136 Kershaw St. SE, Aiken, SC 29801: Att: Carlos Turner.

$580 raised
This funeral fund has ended.
Aiken, SC
Debbie Briscoe
11/9/1973 - 7/17/2020

We have not been successful in finding a life insurance policy to pay for my mother's services. We are asking for help to do just that. I apologize that it is short notice, however, we were sure that we would find a policy that was still valid. Thank you in advance. My family would greatly appreciate it.

-Briscoe Family

$1,195 raised
This funeral fund has ended.
Boonville, MO
Joseph "Joe" Johnson
4/9/1995 - 7/21/2020
Joe was a fun loving, outgoing, outdoor loving guy. He loved going out floating, mudding, trout fishing, and would do anything for his family or friends. Joe made the ultimate sacrifice while rescuing his nephew from the current of the Lamine river while they were out enjoying the evening as a family. This of course was a sudden and unexpected loss for his family. Any donation that you could make would be greatly appreciated to help us honor and pay tribute to his final act of selflessness. Your thoughts, prayers, and help are appreciated more than words could ever say.

$1,790 of $12,500 raised
14.3200 % Complete
Marshall, MO
Kristina Marie Rodriguez
5/16/1978 - 7/23/2020

Kristina Marie Rodriguez 1978-2020

Kristina Was Born On May 17th 1978 At Mather Air Force Base. She Passed Away On July 23rd 2020 At St Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center. Kristina is A Loving Caring Understanding Mom Wife Grandma Sister And Friend. She Went To Cimarron High School In Las Vegas Nevada. She Was A CnA And Mechanic. She Is Survived By Her Fiancée Jon. Her Children Kenneth , Audrieona, Nathan, Avorie And Kaylen. Her Siblings Wendy And Dillon And Her Close Family Amd Friends. She Was Always Laughing And Smiling, Living Her Best Life. She Is Missed By Many.
Please consider helping Kris's family to cover cremation expenses. Through the pandemic and her sudden passing, it has taken a toll on everyone financially. Any donation amount would be greatly appreciated and is paid directly to the funeral home, Serenity Funeral Chapel in Twin Falls, Idaho. Thank you in advance.

$250 of $2,000 raised
12.500 % Complete
Andrew Rudy
2/25/1939 - 7/16/2020
This is for my dad Andrew. He was a 23 yr retired Navy Vetern, a Machinist, Catholic and most importantly a Husband and Father. He had two children from his first Marriage, Andy and Deniese and five from his second David and Evette (twins passed at birth). Lance, Mark and Jed (me). He was a good man who always made sure he was doing something, even though he retired from the Navy and from being a Machinist he started working for his church. Dad did everything he could to provide for his family and will be truly missed. He was liked and loved by everyone who met him and did whatever he could for them when they asked. This world lost a truly great man but heaven gained one and he can be at peace with his wife and my mother Janet.

$1,250 of $10,000 raised
12.500 % Complete
Monongahela, PA