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Clyde "Jackie" Byrd
B: 1941-06-10
D: 2018-05-18
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Byrd, Clyde "Jackie"
Shirley Amabile
B: 1937-12-08
D: 2018-05-18
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Amabile, Shirley
Hazel Eads
B: 1930-07-01
D: 2018-05-16
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Eads, Hazel
Thomas Harmon
B: 1946-11-21
D: 2018-05-16
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Harmon, Thomas
Rickey Jones
B: 1958-12-15
D: 2018-05-15
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Jones, Rickey
Glen Dyer
B: 1921-10-16
D: 2018-05-14
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Dyer, Glen
Janet Lombard
B: 1934-10-27
D: 2018-05-13
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Lombard, Janet
Jaxon Heaton
B: 2017-07-21
D: 2018-05-12
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Heaton, Jaxon
Anne Ferrell
B: 1937-11-17
D: 2018-05-11
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Ferrell, Anne
Richard Morey
B: 1933-07-09
D: 2018-05-09
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Morey, Richard
Evelyn Bryant Terrell
B: 1919-03-29
D: 2018-05-09
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Bryant Terrell, Evelyn
Clara Kingsmill
B: 1948-07-12
D: 2018-05-07
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Kingsmill, Clara
Kenneth Hayes
B: 1922-03-19
D: 2018-05-07
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Hayes, Kenneth
Timmy Allen
B: 1960-09-04
D: 2018-05-06
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Allen , Timmy
David Maiolo
B: 1953-10-19
D: 2018-05-05
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Maiolo, David
Danny Ward
B: 1950-10-28
D: 2018-05-05
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Ward, Danny
Timothy Meadows
B: 1962-07-14
D: 2018-05-05
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Meadows , Timothy
Willie Pauline McGee
B: 1922-09-24
D: 2018-05-04
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McGee, Willie Pauline
Sandra Mathis
B: 1948-08-16
D: 2018-05-04
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Mathis, Sandra
Margaret Rye
B: 1923-09-01
D: 2018-05-03
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Rye, Margaret
Barney Bailey
D: 2018-05-03
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Bailey, Barney

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Bill Tierney
1945 - 2018
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Tips on Writing a Message of Condolence

You may not know exactly what you want to say in your Book of Memories™ condolence message. In fact, this may be the first time you've ever been faced with sharing your feelings or offering comforting words to someone who is grieving a loss. Whether it's the first time, or the fifth, we're here to offer some assistance. We've compiled some tips, and brought together a list of expressive words you can use in your condolences.

Tip #1: Be sincere. It's important to mean what you say, on the deepest emotional level. Yes, we know, "saying what you mean" can be harder - that's why we're here.

Tip #2: Keep it simple. You don't need to say much more than "I'm sorry for you loss," yet it's always wonderful to share a personal memory of their loved one, if you have one.

Tip #3: Don't tell them you know how they feel. Because you can't really know; even if you've endured the loss of a loved one in the past - your grief was yours, and this is theirs.

Tip #4: Share how you felt when you heard the news. Perhaps you were shocked, disbelieving, or deeply saddened. Let them know how the passing affected you personally.

Tip #5: Share Remind them that you will always hold the memory of their loved one close to you. It will be a comfort to them to know that their loved one will be remembered.

A Short List of Appropriate Phrases:

  • 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.

After writing and posting a message of condolence to the family, you may also wish to make a memorial donation as a tribute to their loved one, or send flowers to the family home or memorial service. However you choose to express your concern and pay tribute, please know this: it will be deeply appreciated.