“How do you begin to close the book on the lives of not one, but two people who have been such an integral part of our community for so many years? Both Isabelle and Joe Tyree spent a life-time caring for us. Isabelle instructed and inspired countless young women as a Home Economics teacher at Collins High School. As a Funeral Director, Joe saw people on the very worst day of their lives — when someone they loved passed away — and he cared for those families with dignity, respect, and professionalism. Not only did they give of themselves, they also gave financial support (often anonymously) to many worthy causes. They both felt it was important to give back to the place they called home.”
Merry Hanning | Operations Manager, Tyree Funeral Home
Leaving a bequest can have a significant impact over time and make a difference to an organization or your local community. Some people think they must choose between leaving a gift to their family or their favorite nonprofit organization. You can do both, and some charitable gifts may save your family money by decreasing inheritance taxes. A simple gift provision in your Will can make a difference in many lives.
Here are some important things to remember when you think about leaving a bequest: