Obituaries

Lucille Walker (Cobb)
B: 1920-04-02
D: 2017-07-20
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Walker (Cobb), Lucille
Norman Dias
B: 1938-09-25
D: 2017-07-15
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Dias, Norman
Richard Craig
B: 1949-07-10
D: 2017-07-12
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Craig, Richard
Robin Letterman
B: 1981-06-26
D: 2017-07-10
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Letterman, Robin
Christina Worley
B: 1927-04-09
D: 2017-07-06
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Worley, Christina
Norman Shryock
B: 1953-12-02
D: 2017-07-02
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Shryock, Norman
Betty Copeland
B: 1939-02-19
D: 2017-07-01
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Copeland, Betty
Mary Staley
B: 1922-07-03
D: 2017-06-28
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Staley, Mary
Paul Prosser
B: 1936-01-25
D: 2017-06-26
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Prosser, Paul
Donald McCann
B: 1932-04-20
D: 2017-06-24
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McCann, Donald
Alma Dickens
B: 1938-09-28
D: 2017-06-20
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Dickens, Alma
Rose Bruffett
B: 1954-06-11
D: 2017-06-20
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Bruffett, Rose
Robert Young
B: 1941-08-19
D: 2017-06-17
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Young, Robert
Juanita Brower
B: 1925-07-20
D: 2017-06-15
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Brower, Juanita
Clement William "Bill" Howell
B: 1927-07-11
D: 2017-06-14
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Howell, Clement William "Bill"
N.R. Alleger
B: 1934-06-24
D: 2017-06-13
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Alleger, N.R.
Leisa Ivey
B: 1952-11-10
D: 2017-06-11
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Ivey, Leisa
Phyllis "Deatherage" Barnhouse
B: 1928-11-30
D: 2017-06-08
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Barnhouse, Phyllis "Deatherage"
Kenneth Swanson
B: 1928-02-23
D: 2017-06-06
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Swanson, Kenneth
Beverly Highland
B: 1944-03-21
D: 2017-06-05
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Highland, Beverly
Waldo Powell
B: 1917-08-01
D: 2017-06-04
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Powell, Waldo

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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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