Obituaries

Carl Stoker
B: 1928-06-28
D: 2017-06-25
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Stoker, Carl
Gerald "Spoony" Hartline
B: 1936-08-15
D: 2017-06-23
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Hartline, Gerald "Spoony"
Mary Varner
B: 1948-03-02
D: 2017-06-16
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Varner, Mary
Betty Sadler
B: 1927-07-20
D: 2017-06-15
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Sadler, Betty
Marilyn "Sue" Cochran
B: 1935-11-04
D: 2017-06-15
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Cochran, Marilyn "Sue"
Thomas Gahagan
B: 1942-09-28
D: 2017-06-12
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Gahagan, Thomas
Homer Richards
B: 1932-03-24
D: 2017-06-03
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Richards, Homer
Rudell Whittington
B: 1948-01-05
D: 2017-06-03
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Whittington, Rudell
Pauline Hooker
B: 1929-06-19
D: 2017-06-01
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Hooker, Pauline
Stevan Burtnett
B: 1942-08-20
D: 2017-06-01
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Burtnett, Stevan
Sara Monroe
B: 1986-03-19
D: 2017-06-01
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Monroe, Sara
Glenn Schemonia
B: 1932-11-14
D: 2017-06-01
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Schemonia, Glenn
Lyle Vogel
B: 1947-09-08
D: 2017-05-29
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Vogel, Lyle
Karen Biggs
B: 1960-04-26
D: 2017-05-24
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Biggs, Karen
Gloria Johnson
B: 1926-09-03
D: 2017-05-24
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Johnson, Gloria
Phyllis Woosley
B: 1929-07-28
D: 2017-05-23
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Woosley, Phyllis
Viola Milton
B: 1924-12-29
D: 2017-05-16
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Milton, Viola
Kimberly Kimmel
B: 1975-07-16
D: 2017-05-11
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Kimmel, Kimberly
David "Dave" Schulze
B: 1954-02-09
D: 2017-04-20
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Schulze, David "Dave"
Sparty Lee
B: 1936-04-05
D: 2017-04-17
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Lee, Sparty
Patricia "Pat" Lawhorn
B: 1963-06-15
D: 2017-04-17
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Lawhorn, Patricia "Pat"

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