Obituaries

Garrett Smith
B: 1924-12-06
D: 2018-06-17
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Smith, Garrett
Samuel Smith
B: 1956-03-13
D: 2018-06-11
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Smith, Samuel
Donna Armstrong
B: 1935-03-11
D: 2018-06-06
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Armstrong, Donna
Melvin Crawford
B: 1953-03-03
D: 2018-06-03
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Crawford, Melvin
Alvin Briggs
D: 2018-06-01
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Briggs, Alvin
Bobby Beard
B: 1932-04-10
D: 2018-05-25
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Beard, Bobby
Thomas Hudson
B: 1934-09-24
D: 2018-05-25
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Hudson, Thomas
Reuben Richards
B: 1931-01-31
D: 2018-05-19
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Richards, Reuben
James Parker
B: 1927-09-02
D: 2018-05-08
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Parker, James
Thomas Roach
B: 1948-09-13
D: 2018-05-07
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Roach, Thomas
William Brown
B: 1948-01-14
D: 2018-05-02
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Brown, William
Dennis Fizer
B: 1951-11-05
D: 2018-04-30
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Fizer, Dennis
Jesus Rosales
B: 1953-01-02
D: 2018-04-30
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Rosales, Jesus
Frank Kindel
B: 1953-04-01
D: 2018-04-27
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Kindel, Frank
Robert Bullock
B: 1952-02-22
D: 2018-04-27
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Bullock, Robert
Audrey Wilbur
B: 1919-10-31
D: 2018-04-26
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Wilbur, Audrey
Sheila Sibille
B: 1967-09-18
D: 2018-04-25
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Sibille, Sheila
Eugene Hablinski
B: 1928-07-08
D: 2018-04-22
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Hablinski, Eugene
Felix Martinez
B: 1938-03-01
D: 2018-04-19
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Martinez, Felix
Lila Drees
B: 1950-07-08
D: 2018-04-10
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Drees, Lila
Maria del Carmen Mata
B: 1968-07-07
D: 2018-04-03
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del Carmen Mata, Maria

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