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Lenice Parchman
B: 1925-03-25
D: 2018-04-18
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Parchman , Lenice
Barney Byard
B: 1925-08-09
D: 2018-04-16
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Byard, Barney
Deborah Ray
B: 1953-05-18
D: 2018-04-13
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Ray, Deborah
Wayne Adams
B: 1943-05-13
D: 2018-04-12
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Adams, Wayne
Dorothy "Juanita" Miller
B: 1928-01-21
D: 2018-04-11
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Miller, Dorothy "Juanita"
Connie Keith
B: 1944-11-17
D: 2018-04-11
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Keith, Connie
Billy Burris
B: 1961-11-02
D: 2018-04-09
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Burris, Billy
Dallas Downs
B: 1998-12-17
D: 2018-04-07
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Downs, Dallas
Nellie Dillon
B: 1932-10-03
D: 2018-04-06
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Dillon, Nellie
Sara Thweatt Simpson
B: 1923-02-25
D: 2018-04-06
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Thweatt Simpson, Sara
Pete Kelly
B: 1954-11-24
D: 2018-04-06
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Kelly, Pete
Karen Wall
B: 1942-12-18
D: 2018-04-05
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Wall, Karen
Bill Tierney
B: 1945-03-27
D: 2018-04-05
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Tierney, Bill
PSG (Ret) Thomas Willard
B: 1931-12-05
D: 2018-04-05
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Willard, PSG (Ret) Thomas
Gary Lehman
B: 1958-06-28
D: 2018-04-02
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Lehman, Gary
Donald Hayden
B: 1946-10-20
D: 2018-03-31
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Hayden, Donald
Floyd Norris
B: 1940-10-02
D: 2018-03-30
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Norris, Floyd
Charles Bowyer
B: 1943-07-17
D: 2018-03-30
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Bowyer, Charles
Alma Cleveland
B: 1934-01-20
D: 2018-03-30
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Cleveland, Alma
Bradley Horn
B: 1961-01-09
D: 2018-03-29
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Horn, Bradley
Nick Kinsey
B: 1951-09-06
D: 2018-03-28
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Kinsey , Nick

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Billy Burris
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Billy Burris
1961 - 2018
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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.

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