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Stella Garrett
B: 1923-04-14
D: 2018-06-17
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Garrett, Stella
Judith Trainor
D: 2018-06-16
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Trainor, Judith
Rhonda Bowman
B: 1962-08-10
D: 2018-06-16
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Bowman, Rhonda
Susan Mueller
B: 1943-06-24
D: 2018-06-16
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Mueller, Susan
Roberta Mann
B: 1955-02-17
D: 2018-06-15
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Mann, Roberta
Glen Twyford
B: 1930-12-15
D: 2018-06-15
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Twyford, Glen
Virginia Burks
B: 1943-04-19
D: 2018-06-14
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Burks , Virginia
Mary Castile
B: 1947-04-07
D: 2018-06-11
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Castile, Mary
Anthony Chandler
B: 1949-09-11
D: 2018-06-11
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Chandler, Anthony
Ruby Hembree
B: 1921-02-17
D: 2018-06-10
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Hembree , Ruby
Paul McWhorter
B: 1933-01-07
D: 2018-06-09
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McWhorter, Paul
Teddy Cook
B: 1947-04-11
D: 2018-06-09
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Cook, Teddy
Benjamin "Benny" McKim
B: 1954-01-30
D: 2018-06-08
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McKim, Benjamin "Benny"
Miriam Conry
B: 1917-08-21
D: 2018-06-07
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Conry, Miriam
Jerry Moser
B: 1939-08-26
D: 2018-06-07
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Moser, Jerry
Shirley Stewart
B: 1937-01-31
D: 2018-06-06
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Stewart, Shirley
Jewell Dean Shepherd
B: 1951-06-19
D: 2018-06-06
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Shepherd, Jewell Dean
Suzanne Hollyfield
B: 1963-07-02
D: 2018-06-06
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Hollyfield, Suzanne
Robert Vachon
B: 1934-07-29
D: 2018-06-05
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Vachon, Robert
James Kennamer
B: 1957-01-07
D: 2018-06-05
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Kennamer, James
Avery Laugeness
B: 1990-03-10
D: 2018-06-04
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Laugeness, Avery

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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.