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Jarl Sprott McDaniel
B: 1925-11-22
D: 2017-06-21
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McDaniel, Jarl Sprott
Barbara Anderson Hash
B: 1943-05-01
D: 2017-06-20
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Hash, Barbara Anderson
Joni G. Kauffman
B: 1958-09-13
D: 2017-06-18
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Kauffman, Joni G.
Leroy Francis Boanes
B: 1918-03-28
D: 2017-06-06
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Boanes, Leroy Francis
Megan Kristine Vogt
B: 1991-06-16
D: 2017-06-06
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Vogt, Megan Kristine
Carol Ann Wilson
D: 2017-06-05
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Wilson, Carol Ann
Megan Elizabeth Hill
B: 1976-08-16
D: 2017-06-01
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Hill, Megan Elizabeth
Jennifer Lynn Mullins Johnson
B: 1978-07-18
D: 2017-05-29
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Mullins Johnson, Jennifer Lynn
J. Michael and Teresa Lynn Wagoner
D: 2017-05-21
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Wagoner, J. Michael and Teresa Lynn
Brenda J. Flahart
B: 1941-02-08
D: 2017-05-21
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Flahart, Brenda J.
Faye Beard Milwid
B: 1919-06-08
D: 2017-05-20
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Milwid, Faye Beard
George Anthony Baker, Jr.
B: 1961-08-15
D: 2017-05-19
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Baker, Jr., George Anthony
Mary Ruth Jones
B: 1931-11-04
D: 2017-05-18
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Jones, Mary Ruth
J. Alvin Glenn
B: 1937-11-06
D: 2017-05-18
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Glenn, J. Alvin
Dorothy Watson Satterfield
B: 1932-03-15
D: 2017-05-16
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Satterfield, Dorothy Watson
William Thomas "Tom" Moore
B: 1934-08-26
D: 2017-05-16
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Moore, William Thomas "Tom"
Evelyn Marguerite Smith
D: 2017-05-16
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Smith, Evelyn Marguerite
Tammy Rebecca Neaves
B: 1966-02-10
D: 2017-05-14
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Neaves, Tammy Rebecca
Glenn Allen Kizina
B: 1944-12-17
D: 2017-05-13
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Kizina, Glenn Allen
Freda Maxine Dunivant
B: 1932-04-18
D: 2017-05-12
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Dunivant, Freda Maxine
Delmer T. Huff
B: 1926-12-20
D: 2017-05-12
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Huff, Delmer T.

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  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
  • Please accept my condolences on the loss of your partner.
  • With deepest sympathy for your loss.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Please know our loving thoughts embrace you each and every day.
  • Thinking of you in these difficult times and sending you love.
  • With heartfelt condolences.
  • Wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time.
  • Sharing in your sorrow, thinking of you and wishing I could be there
  • to hold your hand.
  • May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead.
  • Hold tight to memories for comfort.
  • Lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
  • As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Peace, prayers and blessings.
  • Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.
  • You are in our prayers.
  • May your memories give you strength.
  • Remember that we love and care about you.
  • May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

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