As a convenience we are providing a list of florists in the Macon County area. Please feel free to contact any one of them so you can make the necessary arrangements.
2808 N 22nd St
Houran’s on the Corner Florist
1106 W Pershing Rd
2702 N Martin Luther King Jr Dr
The Bloom Room
245 W Main St
The Secret Garden
664 W Eldorado ST
Wethington’s Fresh Flowers & Gifts
145 S Oakland Ave
Social Security Benefits
The following checklist is prepared to help you file for your Social Security benefits correctly so that prompt payments may be made.
To receive monthly benefits, the deceased worker must have credit for work covered by Social Security ranging from 1 ½ to 10 years depending on his or her age at death. Those eligible for monthly benefits include:
- A widow or widower aged 60 or older (50 if disabled) or at any age if caring for an entitled child who is under 16 or disabled.
- A divorced widow or widower aged 60 or older (50 if disabled) if the marriage lasted 10 years or if caring for an entitled child who is under 16 or disabled.
- Unmarried children up to 18 (19 if they are attending a primary or secondary school full-time)
- Children who were disabled before reaching 22 as long as they remained disabled.
- Dependent parent or parents 62 or older.
Lump-Sum Death Payment
A one-time payment of $255 is paid in addition to the monthly cash benefits described above. The lump-sum death payment (LSDP) is paid in the following priority order:
- A Surviving spouse who lived in the same household as the deceased person at the time of death.
- A surviving spouse eligible for or entitled to benefits for the month of death.
- A child or children eligible for or entitled to benefits for the month of death.
Applying for Benefits
You must apply, to receive benefits. You may apply at any Social Security office by telephone at 1-800-772-1213 or online at www.ssa.gov.
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