Lilies Funeral Directors Opening Ceremony
Lilies Funeral Directors
10 Chester Road
Saturday March 12th 2016
Contact: Lee Solomon
0121 321 3446
A crowd gathered on the morning of Saturday 12th March for the grand opening ceremony of Lilies Funeral Directors in New Oscott, Sutton Coldfield. There stood proudly were 2 beautiful white horses and accompanying hearse on the roadside, the entrance was framed by white doves presented in elegant display cages. The managing director of the National Federation of Funeral Directors, Will Eccleston, talked about how the funeral industry is changing and it is so nice to see new funeral directors giving funerals a modern feel while upholding the respectful traditions. Mr Andrew Mitchell the local Sutton Coldfield MP followed with a great speech, Mr Mitchell strongly supports local independent businesses. Mr Mitchell cut the ribbon to declare Lilies Funeral Directors officially open and then the funeral home and it’s at rest suit was blessed by the local father, Father Barry from St Lukes in Kingstanding. Lilies used the event to raise money and awareness for John Taylor Hospice, people purchased remembrance balloons which were released while celebrant Louise sang Wings by Birdy. It was a beautiful sight aided by the voice of Louise, they managed to raise £68.20 on the day for John Taylor Hospice.
SEE THE VIDEO HERE: - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QItQEooKE2o