Obituaries

Dorothy Gross
B: 1939-04-01
D: 2018-11-13
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Gross, Dorothy
Melvin Caruthers
B: 1943-08-06
D: 2018-11-12
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Caruthers, Melvin
Marjorie Drown
B: 1931-02-16
D: 2018-11-11
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Drown, Marjorie
Mable Baird-Leaf
B: 1925-09-19
D: 2018-11-11
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Baird-Leaf, Mable
Joan Bossert
B: 1946-12-13
D: 2018-11-11
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Bossert, Joan
Richard Pugh
B: 1919-03-23
D: 2018-11-08
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Pugh, Richard
Linus Drees
B: 1919-09-23
D: 2018-11-07
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Drees, Linus
James Amos
B: 1960-05-20
D: 2018-11-07
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Amos, James
Theresa Runyon
B: 1957-08-29
D: 2018-11-07
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Runyon, Theresa
Glenn Peters
B: 1945-09-15
D: 2018-11-06
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Peters, Glenn
Elizabeth Eyssell
B: 1925-05-06
D: 2018-11-06
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Eyssell, Elizabeth
Ricky Tyra
B: 1963-09-17
D: 2018-11-06
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Tyra, Ricky
James Kuhn
B: 1928-08-16
D: 2018-11-04
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Kuhn, James
Zelia Harber
B: 1939-02-24
D: 2018-11-03
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Harber, Zelia
Marsha Gabehart
B: 1948-08-26
D: 2018-11-02
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Gabehart, Marsha
James Cathey
B: 1923-09-04
D: 2018-11-02
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Cathey, James
Wayne Sedge
B: 1930-05-24
D: 2018-11-01
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Sedge, Wayne
Ronald Cox
B: 1944-10-30
D: 2018-10-31
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Cox, Ronald
Thelma Haralson
B: 1919-04-30
D: 2018-10-30
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Haralson, Thelma
Charles Horne
B: 1925-10-28
D: 2018-10-29
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Horne, Charles
Dale Largent
B: 1928-03-05
D: 2018-10-29
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Largent, Dale

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Understanding Cremation
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Code of Cremation Ethics
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Cremation Options
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When Cremation is Preferred
Detailing the reasons why cremation is the preference of a growing number of families, this page also covers additional questions to ask once the cremation decision has been made.