Obituaries

Geneva Brown
B: 1920-05-11
D: 2019-12-19
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Brown, Geneva
Wanda Reid
B: 1926-09-23
D: 2019-12-11
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Reid, Wanda
Kathryn Minger
B: 1952-06-16
D: 2019-12-11
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Minger, Kathryn
Mabel Chambers
B: 1938-02-15
D: 2019-12-11
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Chambers, Mabel
Lawrence Price
B: 1935-08-26
D: 2019-12-10
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Price, Lawrence
Steven Naill
B: 1954-03-26
D: 2019-12-10
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Naill, Steven
Carolyn Miller
B: 1943-08-23
D: 2019-12-09
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Miller, Carolyn
Mona Bittorie
B: 1956-01-23
D: 2019-12-09
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Bittorie, Mona
Effie Mong
B: 1937-09-01
D: 2019-12-08
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Mong, Effie
Marion Shaw-Christopher
B: 1969-11-13
D: 2019-12-08
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Shaw-Christopher, Marion
James Brady
B: 1932-01-27
D: 2019-12-08
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Brady, James
Carol Pancake
B: 1938-06-09
D: 2019-12-07
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Pancake, Carol
Geraldine Price
B: 1934-03-29
D: 2019-12-05
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Price, Geraldine
Gary Butts
B: 1945-08-16
D: 2019-12-03
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Butts, Gary
Charlene Gaither
B: 1963-10-15
D: 2019-12-02
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Gaither, Charlene
Cynthia Manor
B: 1960-07-05
D: 2019-12-01
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Manor, Cynthia
Joan Myers
B: 1940-06-06
D: 2019-12-01
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Myers, Joan
Patricia Lynn Hamilton
B: 1959-07-24
D: 2019-12-01
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Hamilton, Patricia Lynn
Leonard Hull
B: 1971-09-13
D: 2019-11-30
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Hull, Leonard
Mary Grissinger
B: 1929-12-27
D: 2019-11-29
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Grissinger, Mary
Thomas Muse
B: 1928-03-10
D: 2019-11-29
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Muse, Thomas

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Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

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Our experience has shown us that many of today's families want more than a traditional funeral. This can be done by bringing more of the personality and lifestyle of the deceased into the arrangements. By displaying photographs or staging the event around a favorite pastime, a memorial service can become more personal and meaningful.

If a personalized memorial service suits the needs of your family, we suggest you consider the following questions:

  • What did your loved one like to do?
  • What was he or she like as an individual?
  • What was their profession and how did that shape their life?
  • Was your loved one spiritual?
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