Obituaries

Jennifer Smallwood
B: 1972-04-16
D: 2017-08-16
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Smallwood, Jennifer
Ralph Kent
D: 2017-08-15
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Kent, Ralph
Elizabeth Hafer
B: 1920-03-21
D: 2017-08-14
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Hafer, Elizabeth
Herman Dunn
B: 1931-09-07
D: 2017-08-14
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Dunn, Herman
Raymond Patterson
B: 1932-03-22
D: 2017-08-10
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Patterson, Raymond
Quita Henson
B: 1933-11-28
D: 2017-08-08
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Henson, Quita
Vernon Peterson
B: 1932-09-04
D: 2017-08-08
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Peterson, Vernon
Eula Stolldorf
B: 1920-08-31
D: 2017-08-07
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Stolldorf, Eula
Bruce Johnson
B: 1938-09-08
D: 2017-08-03
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Johnson, Bruce
Sally Loyd
B: 1944-12-06
D: 2017-08-01
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Loyd, Sally
Robert McKee
B: 1944-03-26
D: 2017-07-31
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McKee, Robert
Anna Hill
B: 1942-11-04
D: 2017-07-31
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Hill, Anna
Rethel vonGonten
B: 1933-08-23
D: 2017-07-30
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vonGonten, Rethel
Christina Gibby
B: 1980-06-20
D: 2017-07-27
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Gibby, Christina
Mickey Stanley
B: 1948-04-09
D: 2017-07-26
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Stanley, Mickey
Robert Jones
B: 1945-04-28
D: 2017-07-24
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Jones, Robert
Charles Emmert
B: 1939-02-05
D: 2017-07-22
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Emmert, Charles
Peggy Littlefield
B: 1951-07-27
D: 2017-07-19
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Littlefield, Peggy
Veralene Bates
B: 1923-03-12
D: 2017-07-18
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Bates, Veralene
Michael DeBoard
B: 1984-06-07
D: 2017-07-18
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DeBoard, Michael
Leora Greninger
B: 1936-10-15
D: 2017-07-11
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Greninger, Leora

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Writing Down a Life: Crafting the Obituary
An obituary serves as notification that an individual has died and provides service details. But it can be for more than that. Our guidelines will help you in writing a well-crafted obituary.
Writing and Delivering a Eulogy
Writing and delivering a eulogy is a way of paying tribute to a loved one’s memory. But it can be a challenge to write and to deliver. Our tips can help.
Social Expectations: a Primer on Funeral Etiquette
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