Obituaries

Virginia Frisbie
B: 1925-10-12
D: 2019-12-05
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Frisbie, Virginia
Wilma Roper
B: 1914-09-23
D: 2019-12-02
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Roper, Wilma
Arthur Dye
B: 1944-10-21
D: 2019-12-01
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Dye, Arthur
Inez Ball
B: 1922-11-30
D: 2019-11-30
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Ball, Inez
Shirley Humphreys
B: 1932-06-18
D: 2019-11-30
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Humphreys, Shirley
Richard Mannex
B: 1928-09-30
D: 2019-11-30
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Mannex, Richard
Rhoda Raymond
B: 1941-11-06
D: 2019-11-30
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Raymond, Rhoda
Jason Swann
B: 1980-11-03
D: 2019-11-22
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Swann, Jason
Emma Black
B: 1927-09-02
D: 2019-11-21
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Black, Emma
Betty Neal
B: 1923-12-12
D: 2019-11-20
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Neal, Betty
Billy Ward
B: 1932-01-26
D: 2019-11-19
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Ward, Billy
Robert Long
B: 1932-11-23
D: 2019-11-13
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Long, Robert
Roger Mullin
B: 1948-07-25
D: 2019-11-12
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Mullin, Roger
John Bickett
B: 1985-09-22
D: 2019-11-12
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Bickett, John
Marguerite "Sis" Sparrow
B: 1927-10-13
D: 2019-11-11
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Sparrow, Marguerite "Sis"
Donald Pietrzak
B: 1930-10-16
D: 2019-11-10
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Pietrzak, Donald
Shirley Cookerly
B: 1935-10-27
D: 2019-11-09
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Cookerly, Shirley
Charles "Chuck" Skinner
B: 1935-11-04
D: 2019-11-06
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Skinner, Charles "Chuck"
Frantine Shepherd
B: 1941-01-20
D: 2019-11-03
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Shepherd, Frantine
Elsie Couch
B: 1927-08-24
D: 2019-11-02
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Couch, Elsie
Dennis Gilbert
B: 1941-08-10
D: 2019-11-01
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Gilbert, Dennis

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