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Jean Lavender
B: 1931-09-14
D: 2018-12-04
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Lavender, Jean
Ronald Sexton
B: 1948-12-13
D: 2018-12-03
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Sexton, Ronald
Robert Morris
B: 1961-05-26
D: 2018-11-30
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Morris, Robert
Tina Neal
B: 1959-11-15
D: 2018-11-24
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Neal, Tina
Corey Armstrong
B: 1998-12-04
D: 2018-11-22
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Armstrong, Corey
Gene Harris
B: 1928-06-05
D: 2018-11-18
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Harris, Gene
Robert Jeffries
B: 1950-01-27
D: 2018-11-16
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Jeffries, Robert
Ruby Tilley
B: 1930-12-27
D: 2018-11-12
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Tilley, Ruby
Billy Leffell
B: 1934-11-22
D: 2018-11-08
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Leffell, Billy
Lewis Jones
B: 1941-07-01
D: 2018-11-06
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Jones, Lewis
Caroline Irvin
B: 1955-08-19
D: 2018-11-03
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Irvin, Caroline
James Riser
B: 1942-03-06
D: 2018-10-27
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Riser, James
Bryant Davis, Jr.
B: 1949-10-18
D: 2018-10-18
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Davis, Jr., Bryant
Robert Epperly
B: 1953-11-17
D: 2018-10-12
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Epperly, Robert
Marinda Wright
B: 1924-06-27
D: 2018-10-10
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Wright, Marinda
Dennis Criss
B: 1956-01-16
D: 2018-09-20
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Criss, Dennis
Daniel Mc Kinney
B: 1969-03-13
D: 2018-09-17
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Mc Kinney, Daniel
Phillip Blankenship
B: 1947-08-22
D: 2018-09-15
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Blankenship, Phillip
Jack Gannon
B: 1930-06-18
D: 2018-09-15
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Gannon, Jack
Reta Sharp
B: 1976-01-02
D: 2018-09-14
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Sharp, Reta
Larry Ewing
B: 1951-03-12
D: 2018-09-14
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Ewing, Larry

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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.