Obituaries

Margaret Stafford
B: 1944-05-19
D: 2018-09-17
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Stafford, Margaret
Felton Harrell
B: 1952-06-13
D: 2018-09-17
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Harrell, Felton
Richard McClinton
B: 1952-01-30
D: 2018-09-12
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McClinton, Richard
Gladys Bishop
B: 1928-01-01
D: 2018-09-12
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Bishop, Gladys
Conwell Horton
B: 1929-07-22
D: 2018-09-12
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Horton, Conwell
Patricia Brown
B: 1947-08-12
D: 2018-09-11
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Brown, Patricia
Dale Corke
B: 1951-02-23
D: 2018-09-09
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Corke, Dale
Clarence Stanton
B: 1946-07-15
D: 2018-09-06
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Stanton, Clarence
Gladys Johnson
B: 1926-04-05
D: 2018-09-01
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Johnson, Gladys
Michael Miller
B: 1964-03-21
D: 2018-08-26
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Miller, Michael
Timothy Asher
B: 1975-12-21
D: 2018-08-19
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Asher, Timothy
Robert Labadie
B: 1935-07-29
D: 2018-08-17
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Labadie, Robert
Weldon Cole
B: 1927-10-02
D: 2018-08-16
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Cole, Weldon
Virginia Bailey
B: 1927-07-07
D: 2018-08-14
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Bailey, Virginia
Lillian Hargis
B: 1940-06-23
D: 2018-08-13
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Hargis, Lillian
Bishop Eugene McCoy
B: 1933-08-17
D: 2018-08-09
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McCoy, Bishop Eugene
Jack Brummel
B: 1948-04-30
D: 2018-07-31
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Brummel, Jack
Shanna Lowe
B: 1981-12-18
D: 2018-07-31
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Lowe, Shanna
Sarah Jordan
B: 1931-10-31
D: 2018-07-28
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Jordan, Sarah
Ethel Armstrong-Frailey
B: 1928-05-04
D: 2018-07-27
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Armstrong-Frailey, Ethel
Bonnie Davis
B: 1956-08-20
D: 2018-07-26
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Davis, Bonnie

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