Houston National Cemetery
Nicola Parker has been in the floral industry since 2000 , She is a certified AIFD Designer and works for Towne Flowers in Spring Tx.
She and her husband Tim began her work with Memorial Day Flowers out of respect for her Father Ssgt James F. Whitmore she began with 500 flowers and by the time he passed he was very proud of her efforts to distribute over 10,000 roses at Houston National Cemetery he since has passed away and was buried in Sacramento National Cemetery in 2015.
At that time She and her siblings started The Memorial Day Flowers Program in Sacramento and has continued in his honor since that time.
Michael and Teresa Toth
Michael’s career spans 25+ years, specializing in health care revenue cycle management and consulting. He currently serves as Director, Military/Civilian Debt Acquisition at RIP Medical Debt, an organization focused on the abolishment of medical debt for veterans and civilians. Michael and his wife Teresa live in Houston, TX and have four children (Evan 25, Ashley 22, Megan 19 and Nathan 18). The flower on every grave initiative for Houston National Cemetery is close to the hearts of our family as we lost our oldest son Evan, an Army veteran, to an accident in 2018 and he was laid to rest at this cemetery.