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Arthur Leffingwell
B: 1933-08-04
D: 2018-08-16
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Leffingwell , Arthur
William Mathis
B: 1940-08-17
D: 2018-08-15
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Mathis , William
Terry Smith
B: 1967-10-11
D: 2018-08-15
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Smith, Terry
SSG (Ret) Harris Wood
B: 1938-01-28
D: 2018-08-14
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Wood, SSG (Ret) Harris
Geneva Outland
B: 1925-09-11
D: 2018-08-14
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Outland, Geneva
Gillum Scott
B: 1928-05-09
D: 2018-08-14
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Scott, Gillum
Kenny Dowdy
B: 1938-02-08
D: 2018-08-13
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Dowdy, Kenny
Shirley Brown
B: 1937-09-24
D: 2018-08-11
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Brown, Shirley
Pauline Hamilton
B: 1949-03-25
D: 2018-08-11
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Hamilton, Pauline
Betty Morrison
B: 1927-04-16
D: 2018-08-10
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Morrison , Betty
Howard Steiner
B: 1937-05-22
D: 2018-08-10
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Steiner, Howard
Terry Elrod
B: 1944-10-15
D: 2018-08-07
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Elrod, Terry
Patsy James
B: 1953-01-07
D: 2018-08-06
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James, Patsy
David Barber
B: 1940-07-10
D: 2018-08-05
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Barber, David
Willard Roaf
B: 1925-09-14
D: 2018-08-05
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Roaf, Willard
James Williamson
D: 2018-08-04
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Williamson, James
James Miller
B: 1935-02-09
D: 2018-08-02
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Miller, James
Jessie Allsbrooks
B: 1934-02-24
D: 2018-08-01
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Allsbrooks, Jessie
David Sloffer
B: 1954-05-26
D: 2018-08-01
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Sloffer, David
Gerry Finch
B: 1943-09-21
D: 2018-07-29
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Finch , Gerry
Peggy Baggett
B: 1940-11-30
D: 2018-07-28
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Baggett, Peggy

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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.

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