Obituaries

Joselito Tomas
B: 2017-05-22
D: 2017-05-22
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Tomas, Joselito
Mary McCoy
B: 1924-08-20
D: 2017-05-18
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McCoy, Mary
Ruby Gladden
B: 1925-12-21
D: 2017-05-18
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Gladden, Ruby
Addaleigh King
B: 2017-05-17
D: 2017-05-17
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King, Addaleigh
Doris Miller
B: 1930-09-29
D: 2017-05-16
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Miller, Doris
Mable McElduff
B: 1934-10-20
D: 2017-05-15
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McElduff, Mable
Bobbie Haywood
B: 1951-11-07
D: 2017-05-11
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Haywood, Bobbie
George Edwards
B: 1931-12-08
D: 2017-05-11
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Edwards, George
Nelda Reavis
B: 1925-11-25
D: 2017-05-10
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Reavis, Nelda
Tommy Higdon
B: 1968-07-21
D: 2017-05-09
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Higdon, Tommy
David Tommie
B: 1947-09-26
D: 2017-05-08
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Tommie, David
Geraldine McNeal
B: 1933-06-06
D: 2017-05-08
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McNeal, Geraldine
Billie Stokes
B: 1942-07-10
D: 2017-05-02
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Stokes, Billie
Ertis Ponder
D: 2017-05-02
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Ponder, Ertis
Melba Mecham
D: 2017-04-28
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Mecham, Melba
Shirley Allen
B: 1937-03-17
D: 2017-04-27
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Allen, Shirley
Christopher Crawford
B: 1971-06-02
D: 2017-04-24
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Crawford, Christopher
Junior Bedwell
B: 1924-06-14
D: 2017-04-24
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Bedwell, Junior
Mary Warren
B: 1930-01-18
D: 2017-04-24
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Warren, Mary
Martha Sanders
B: 1917-09-06
D: 2017-04-19
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Sanders, Martha
Billie Hotchkiss
B: 1951-03-11
D: 2017-04-17
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Hotchkiss, Billie

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Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

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