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Thank you for the beautiful casket display you did for our grandmother’s “going home” celebration. It was truly one of a kind and she would have been very pleased. Everyone who saw it was amazed at how different and beautiful it was. Moates always does wonderful work but this was “over the top”. Thank you so much for helping make this occasion a really beautiful, loving tribute to someone we loved with all our hearts. God bless you all, Debbie Hartzner, Susan Larsen, Holly Warriner & Sarah Housh (Eleanor Diaz’s granddaughters) Dear Jo & Staff, Thank you very much for your efforts for our wedding flowers. I am not sure if you know how beautiful your work is or if your clients show their appreciation. Here are some photo's of my wedding. I wanted to share these with you in hopes you can use them to advertise and market to your potential clients. All the bouquets were fantastic. Thanks, Donna Arsenault Cruz Dear Moates, We want to thank you for the beautiful flower arrangements that you made recently for the weddings of both of our daughters. We sincerely appreciate the genuine interest and attention to detail that you showed to ensure that the flowers for their weddings reflected their individual styles and wishes. Thank you for all that you did to make their weddings so very special. You made our daughters' dreams come true, just as you did for us when you made the flower arrangements for our wedding in 1975! We greatly appreciate your artistic excellence and professionalism. Sincerely, Linda and Bob Lehman Dear Jo, Gary & All of the Staff Thank you very much for the lovely arrangement of peach roses and birds of paradise. It is currently in our front lobby and I am told that everyone brags on how unique it is. I appreciate your kind wishes and the peace of mind that I always have in ordering from you knowing that you will represent us with first class flowers and arrangements for any occasion. Respectfully, Bing Kearney Chairman The Kearney Companies Dear Barbara and All My Friends at Moates The flowers were beautiful, and the service we received from you all was wonderful and we thank you from our hearts. You could certainly pick out the flowers that came from Moates at the funeral. Forever in my prayers and my flower business will be your business Love, Louise Thompson, Bob Cribbs, Diana Johnson & all the family We want you to know how appreciative we are. The centerpiece arrangements you do for our Awards Banquets are always beautiful and unique. They set such a presence in the room! We always look forward to working with your staff, as they are so personable and provide superior customer service. Thank you again for always going above and beyond! Thanks, Claudia O'Rear Hilton Reservations & Customer Care Thank you so much for the beautiful flowers you provided for the services of Mary Johns. They were perfect! And just what I had hoped for! It is great to deal with people who have a Tampa connection of over 100 years! Sharon & Family Thank you so very much for the beautiful work you did on my Mom's flowers. They were beautiful just as the woman she was. My brother & I appreciate all you did. Judy & Bob Bazata Jo, Barbara & all the Moates Florist Friends, Words cannot begin to express our sincere thanks for the beautiful casket arrangement and the other flower arrangements you prepared for my mothers funeral. They were breath taking, every one of them. My brothers & I thank you for the Plant Dish Garden which has been placed by our Mother & Father's picture. This plant will be cherished forever. With Sincere thanks, The Caporice Family Thank you so much for the beautiful casket spray for our mother. It was so nice - you went above and beyond! Also thank you for all the other beautiful floral arrangements that you did - everything was wonderful and we appreciate it so much. Gerald & Charlene Toole Jahna Pierce Barbara & Jo You have never disappointed me! Everything was just like what he liked. Thank you so much for always being there for me. Everything was just beautiful. I'm still enjoying the basket ya'll sent. I brought it home. Love, Glo Dear Friends, We would like to truly Thank you all for going far & beyond your job, for adding all the love to our very Special Wedding Day. May Our Father bless you as much as you bless all those you touch on this earth. If we can ever be of service to you all, please don't hesitate to call. As Friends, Wanda & Tom Dear Florist, I just wanted to say Thank You for the beautiful flower arrangement you made for my mom's cremation urn. It was "way" more beautiful than the picture in the book; the white carnations with the red roses at the base reminded me of a "wedding bouquet"! The red roses are the most beautiful I"ve ever seen and they are still vibrant 4 days later. God bless you all, and Thank You, Mrs Piniella Dear Jo & Barb, Wow!! The restaurant owner said that he had 8 beautiful arrangements in his office. Little did we realize they were that beautiful, but then we shouldn't be surprised!! You are the best Florist in Florida! Thanks from all of us, Bonnie Moates Florist, I just received a couple of pictures via email of the silk flowers you created for me. They are so beautiful, I cannot even begin to say how beautiful they are. Thank you so much for your workmanship and timely delivery. I cannot tell you how much it means to me to have something so lovely atop Billy's grave. He was a brilliant musician and kind man, and deserves the finest remembrance ... Moates has certainly provided that. Again, thank you. I look forward to ordering more from you in the future. Best Regards, Judy Raddatz Dear Mr & Mrs Kimball, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your staff for the beautiful flower arrangement delivered to Garden Of Memories Funeral Chapel. A dear family friend passed away suddenly and your organization only had a few hours notice to complete the order. I called your office on Sunday morning expecting to get a recording when I was pleasantly surprised to have a person answer the phone. Our flowers were the most outstanding flowers on display and while it was a very sad occasion for my family, it was very comforting to see the beautiful display of our flowers. You can be assured that I know who to call for my future flower orders. Sincerely, Michelle Smith Barbara, Marigem and I want to thank you for the beautiful job you did for Gertrude Sellers' funeral. The arrangement was more than we expected. It was just breath taking to see the multiple colors of flowers in a unique display. It was the final touch for our mother's service. You made us feel very comfortable as if we had been a customer before. We have a family member, sister of an aunt, who owns a florist which didn't make us feel as comfortable as you did and we appreciate that. May God bless you and your business. Marigem Barney Helen Wohlers Dear Ms Kimball, Hillsborough Community College would like to thank you for your donation of the beautiful centerpiece for our Martin Luther King, Jr Commemoration event. Your donation towards our MLK celebration is a reflection of Moates Florist's commitment to community spirit and partnership building within the Tampa Bay community. Thank you again for your support. Sincerely, Carolyn Kossar Art Gallery Director