Obituaries

Betty VanNortwick
B: 1944-01-16
D: 2020-10-23
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VanNortwick, Betty
Beth Jones
B: 1925-10-18
D: 2020-10-21
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Jones, Beth
Detrich Yore
B: 1976-01-17
D: 2020-10-21
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Yore, Detrich
Joann Weed
B: 1933-06-23
D: 2020-10-18
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Weed, Joann
Jaclyn Lepird
B: 1989-03-11
D: 2020-10-15
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Lepird, Jaclyn
Bruce Hillman
B: 1965-01-12
D: 2020-10-14
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Hillman, Bruce
Ishmail Osborne
B: 1945-01-11
D: 2020-10-11
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Osborne, Ishmail
Sandra McCowan
B: 1944-08-09
D: 2020-09-27
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McCowan, Sandra
Irene Taylor
B: 1929-12-10
D: 2020-09-18
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Taylor, Irene
Katherine Traylor
B: 1925-09-29
D: 2020-09-12
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Traylor, Katherine
James Hoglen
B: 1930-09-09
D: 2020-09-08
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Hoglen, James
James Eatherton
B: 1977-02-17
D: 2020-09-08
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Eatherton, James
Edward Brooks III
B: 1956-05-14
D: 2020-09-04
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Brooks III, Edward
June Spelman
B: 1923-03-23
D: 2020-09-01
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Spelman, June
Jacqueline Bennett
B: 1956-09-06
D: 2020-08-31
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Bennett, Jacqueline
Asa Ford
B: 1968-05-24
D: 2020-08-24
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Ford, Asa
Kathleen Kilgore
B: 1935-12-11
D: 2020-08-23
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Kilgore, Kathleen
Nancy Bracke
B: 1939-05-05
D: 2020-08-22
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Bracke, Nancy
Donald Harrison
B: 1963-04-11
D: 2020-08-21
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Harrison, Donald
Palma Simkins
B: 1953-05-17
D: 2020-08-15
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Simkins, Palma
Kathryn Brown
B: 1947-07-14
D: 2020-08-13
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Brown, Kathryn

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While there is a lot to think about in planning a service for a loved one, it's good to know that your Funeral Director will take care of all the details involved in bringing your plans to reality. In this section we have practical information about writing an obituary and delivering a eulogy. We've also included tips on funeral etiquette - those essential social graces that make such an occasion bearable. Our FAQ section may have the exact answers you're looking for - but if not, we invite you to call us.

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
Unless you’ve been to many funerals, we’re sure you have questions about what you should wear, say, or do while there. We’ve got the experience, and can give you the right information.
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