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Benjamin Pugh
B: 1936-01-08
D: 2019-04-21
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Pugh, Benjamin
Paul Parnelle
B: 1964-02-28
D: 2019-04-17
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Parnelle, Paul
Donald Barkley
B: 1930-04-04
D: 2019-04-16
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Barkley, Donald
Patsy Etheridge
B: 1942-10-10
D: 2019-04-16
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Etheridge, Patsy
Linda Dinell Kellen
B: 1945-12-08
D: 2019-04-13
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Kellen, Linda Dinell
Marilyn Daniels
B: 1932-10-17
D: 2019-04-11
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Daniels, Marilyn
Bernice Moore
B: 1928-05-15
D: 2019-04-11
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Moore, Bernice
Ethan Tucker
B: 2001-05-23
D: 2019-04-09
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Tucker, Ethan
Betty Mendenhall
B: 1930-02-26
D: 2019-04-08
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Mendenhall, Betty
Jimmy McDaniel
B: 1947-02-07
D: 2019-04-07
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McDaniel, Jimmy
James White
B: 1969-03-01
D: 2019-04-06
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White, James
John Rankin
B: 1923-10-07
D: 2019-04-05
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Rankin, John
Jerry Kelly
B: 1947-02-25
D: 2019-04-02
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Kelly, Jerry
Ruby B. Qualls
B: 1940-08-30
D: 2019-03-30
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Qualls, Ruby B.
Michael Pugh
B: 1958-01-20
D: 2019-03-30
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Pugh, Michael
Jean Moore
B: 1934-08-15
D: 2019-03-30
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Moore, Jean
Jerry Clark
B: 1939-04-24
D: 2019-03-25
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Clark, Jerry
Frances Glass
B: 1959-01-05
D: 2019-03-23
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Glass, Frances
Charles Fulghum
B: 1954-09-29
D: 2019-03-23
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Fulghum, Charles
Frances Foxhall
B: 1931-07-21
D: 2019-03-19
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Foxhall, Frances
Roy Mott, Jr.
B: 1942-03-24
D: 2019-03-14
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Mott, Jr., Roy

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Tips on Writing a Message of Condolence

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.