Obituaries

Mary Tennyson
D: 2021-05-05
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Tennyson, Mary
Carrie Moore Hashe
B: 1937-11-28
D: 2021-05-04
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Moore Hashe, Carrie
Betty McKenzie
B: 1933-12-29
D: 2021-05-03
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McKenzie, Betty
Donna Rice
B: 1952-12-01
D: 2021-05-01
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Rice, Donna
Heather Moton
B: 1978-01-25
D: 2021-04-29
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Moton, Heather
Patricia Parker
B: 1933-02-21
D: 2021-04-24
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Parker, Patricia
Leila Gamble
B: 1930-01-31
D: 2021-04-22
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Gamble, Leila
Laverne Patterson
B: 1932-11-25
D: 2021-04-08
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Patterson, Laverne
Ila Key
B: 1934-02-05
D: 2021-03-26
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Key, Ila
AT Gillahan
B: 1917-01-17
D: 2021-03-24
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Gillahan, AT
Mary Lyons
B: 1937-03-02
D: 2021-03-24
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Lyons, Mary
Beecher Tallent
B: 1942-12-26
D: 2021-03-19
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Tallent, Beecher
Mildred Lusk
D: 2021-03-18
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Lusk, Mildred
George Strickland
B: 1919-09-24
D: 2021-03-04
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Strickland, George
Patricia Alexander
B: 1936-05-06
D: 2021-02-27
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Alexander, Patricia
Ann Downie
D: 2021-02-25
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Downie, Ann
Patricia Parker
B: 1933-02-21
D: 2021-02-24
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Parker, Patricia
Teresa Pannell
B: 1964-06-26
D: 2021-02-21
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Pannell, Teresa
Ruth Webb
B: 1937-04-26
D: 2021-02-20
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Webb, Ruth
Jane Donovan
B: 1946-06-07
D: 2021-02-11
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Donovan, Jane
Patricia Horton
B: 1942-08-14
D: 2021-02-07
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Horton, Patricia

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