Obituaries

James Davis
B: 1921-08-11
D: 2018-10-13
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Davis, James
Ona Phillips
B: 1927-08-08
D: 2018-10-07
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Phillips, Ona
Newman Stutts
B: 1942-09-29
D: 2018-10-07
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Stutts, Newman
Lloyd Dollar
B: 1937-06-18
D: 2018-10-05
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Dollar, Lloyd
Nowlin "Corky" Cox
B: 1936-07-25
D: 2018-10-02
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Cox, Nowlin "Corky"
Opal Rakes
B: 1930-11-28
D: 2018-10-01
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Rakes, Opal
Doris Shafer
B: 1924-11-30
D: 2018-10-01
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Shafer, Doris
Nelson Reed
B: 1941-10-31
D: 2018-09-25
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Reed, Nelson
Zelda Williams
B: 1940-02-08
D: 2018-09-22
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Williams, Zelda
Jimmy Leverich
B: 1935-02-15
D: 2018-09-14
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Leverich, Jimmy
David Dennis
B: 1968-12-06
D: 2018-09-01
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Dennis, David
Esperanza Cano-Borrego
B: 1998-01-19
D: 2018-08-31
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Cano-Borrego, Esperanza
James Dean
B: 1929-08-30
D: 2018-08-31
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Dean, James
LaVada Poindexter Beard
B: 1930-11-16
D: 2018-08-22
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Poindexter Beard, LaVada
Gwindolene Latimer
B: 1926-11-10
D: 2018-08-12
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Latimer, Gwindolene
Ghronda Tarpley-Adam
B: 1950-09-28
D: 2018-08-10
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Tarpley-Adam, Ghronda
Jimmie Middleton
B: 1934-01-22
D: 2018-07-31
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Middleton, Jimmie
Troy Deen
B: 1957-02-05
D: 2018-07-29
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Deen, Troy
Robert Rifenburgh
B: 1934-07-18
D: 2018-07-24
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Rifenburgh, Robert
Betty Roland
B: 1954-09-02
D: 2018-06-27
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Roland, Betty
Oretha Sipe Caffey
B: 1932-01-29
D: 2018-06-27
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Sipe Caffey, Oretha

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