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Leonard Lackey
B: 1928-08-02
D: 2018-01-22
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Lackey, Leonard
Frank Robinette
B: 1938-05-16
D: 2018-01-22
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Robinette, Frank
Earmel Messer
B: 1941-03-20
D: 2018-01-14
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Messer, Earmel
Wilson Yeager
B: 1958-11-24
D: 2018-01-14
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Yeager, Wilson
James Cook
B: 1939-04-13
D: 2017-12-26
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Cook, James
Eugene Husarick
B: 1944-09-06
D: 2017-12-16
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Husarick, Eugene
Harmony Hogan
B: 1986-08-06
D: 2017-12-16
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Hogan, Harmony
Richard Adkins
B: 1936-05-24
D: 2017-12-14
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Adkins, Richard
Chester Conley
B: 1945-12-13
D: 2017-12-14
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Conley, Chester
Roger Williamson
B: 1948-05-28
D: 2017-12-09
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Williamson, Roger
Christopher Muncey
B: 1974-12-02
D: 2017-12-05
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Muncey, Christopher
John Canterbury
B: 1955-10-05
D: 2017-12-01
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Canterbury, John
Donald Winters
B: 1931-05-12
D: 2017-11-30
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Winters, Donald
Juanita Damron
B: 1929-01-25
D: 2017-11-25
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Damron, Juanita
Bruce Lawson
B: 1942-03-05
D: 2017-11-04
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Lawson, Bruce
Elsie Collins
B: 1947-05-25
D: 2017-10-27
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Collins, Elsie
Harold Porter
B: 1946-10-09
D: 2017-10-27
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Porter, Harold
James Adkins
B: 1929-06-15
D: 2017-10-22
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Adkins, James
Everett Fowler
B: 1945-11-13
D: 2017-10-18
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Fowler, Everett
Beulah Hurley
B: 1933-07-31
D: 2017-10-16
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Hurley, Beulah
Doris Ellis
B: 1928-04-19
D: 2017-10-15
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Ellis, Doris

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James Cook
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James H. Cook
1939 - 2017
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You may not know exactly what you want to say in your Book of Memories™ condolence message. In fact, this may be the first time you've ever been faced with sharing your feelings or offering comforting words to someone who is grieving a loss. Whether it's the first time, or the fifth, we're here to offer some assistance. We've compiled some tips, and brought together a list of expressive words you can use in your condolences.

Tip #1: Be sincere. It's important to mean what you say, on the deepest emotional level. Yes, we know, "saying what you mean" can be harder - that's why we're here.

Tip #2: Keep it simple. You don't need to say much more than "I'm sorry for you loss," yet it's always wonderful to share a personal memory of their loved one, if you have one.

Tip #3: Don't tell them you know how they feel. Because you can't really know; even if you've endured the loss of a loved one in the past - your grief was yours, and this is theirs.

Tip #4: Share how you felt when you heard the news. Perhaps you were shocked, disbelieving, or deeply saddened. Let them know how the passing affected you personally.

Tip #5: Share Remind them that you will always hold the memory of their loved one close to you. It will be a comfort to them to know that their loved one will be remembered.

A Short List of Appropriate Phrases:

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
  • Please accept my condolences on the loss of your partner.
  • With deepest sympathy for your loss.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Please know our loving thoughts embrace you each and every day.
  • Thinking of you in these difficult times and sending you love.
  • With heartfelt condolences.
  • Wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time.
  • Sharing in your sorrow, thinking of you and wishing I could be there
  • to hold your hand.
  • May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead.
  • Hold tight to memories for comfort.
  • Lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
  • As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Peace, prayers and blessings.
  • Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.
  • You are in our prayers.
  • May your memories give you strength.
  • Remember that we love and care about you.
  • May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

After writing and posting a message of condolence to the family, you may also wish to make a memorial donation as a tribute to their loved one, or send flowers to the family home or memorial service. However you choose to express your concern and pay tribute, please know this: it will be deeply appreciated.