Obituaries

Barbara Hull
B: 1939-09-18
D: 2016-08-28
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Hull, Barbara
Constance Atwood
B: 1948-02-14
D: 2016-08-28
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Atwood, Constance
Walter Carter
B: 1943-01-01
D: 2016-08-27
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Carter, Walter
Doris Small
B: 1938-04-25
D: 2016-08-26
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Small, Doris
Robert Osbourn
B: 1928-03-29
D: 2016-08-25
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Osbourn, Robert
Joseph Potter
B: 1926-06-22
D: 2016-08-24
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Potter, Joseph
Beverly Gaither
B: 1974-10-26
D: 2016-08-24
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Gaither, Beverly
Janet Poland-Haines
B: 1950-10-14
D: 2016-08-22
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Poland-Haines, Janet
Jerry Staubs
B: 1971-06-10
D: 2016-08-20
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Staubs, Jerry
Ahmid Hafley
B: 1993-06-13
D: 2016-08-19
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Hafley, Ahmid
Frances Hite
B: 1929-10-18
D: 2016-08-18
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Hite, Frances
Dorothy Rudy
B: 1947-08-10
D: 2016-08-18
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Rudy, Dorothy
Marion Cook
B: 1918-07-26
D: 2016-08-18
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Cook, Marion
James Graham
B: 2014-06-09
D: 2016-08-18
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Graham, James
William Hess
B: 1954-09-18
D: 2016-08-17
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Hess, William
Kathy Twyman
B: 1957-03-15
D: 2016-08-17
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Twyman, Kathy
Tina Hovis
B: 1965-06-26
D: 2016-08-16
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Hovis, Tina
James Miller
B: 1926-05-25
D: 2016-08-16
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Miller, James
James Saville
B: 1945-08-05
D: 2016-08-15
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Saville, James
Cora Leab
B: 1941-04-10
D: 2016-08-15
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Leab, Cora
Ann Fitzgerald
B: 1933-10-16
D: 2016-08-14
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Fitzgerald, Ann

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