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Franklin Coleman
D: 2017-01-18
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Coleman, Franklin
Diane Soper
D: 2017-01-18
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Soper, Diane
Ernest Reed
D: 2017-01-17
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Reed, Ernest
Barbara Dorsey
B: 1937-05-10
D: 2017-01-15
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Dorsey, Barbara
William Benson
B: 1964-09-23
D: 2017-01-15
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Benson, William
Jerry Tingle
D: 2017-01-14
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Tingle, Jerry
Gerald Brown
B: 1961-06-09
D: 2017-01-14
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Brown, Gerald
Alton Brown
B: 1954-11-08
D: 2017-01-13
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Brown, Alton
Elizabeth Powell
B: 1934-03-15
D: 2017-01-13
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Powell, Elizabeth
Teresa Fox
D: 2017-01-12
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Fox, Teresa
Christine Vinson
B: 1953-12-04
D: 2017-01-12
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Vinson , Christine
Gregory Banks
B: 1947-05-16
D: 2017-01-11
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Banks, Gregory
Bernadine Harris
B: 1971-12-08
D: 2017-01-09
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Harris, Bernadine
Elmer Jackson
B: 1929-07-01
D: 2017-01-09
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Jackson, Elmer
James Smith
B: 1935-02-21
D: 2017-01-08
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Smith, James
Andrew Mcknight
B: 1943-02-18
D: 2017-01-08
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Mcknight, Andrew
Howard Mitchell
B: 1945-07-05
D: 2017-01-07
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Mitchell, Howard
James Brown
B: 1944-08-06
D: 2017-01-07
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Brown, James
Schelita McFadden
B: 1962-04-12
D: 2017-01-07
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McFadden, Schelita
Anthony Benson
B: 1957-04-15
D: 2017-01-06
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Benson, Anthony
Martha Horsey
B: 1917-01-03
D: 2017-01-06
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Horsey, Martha

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Burial or Cremation?

The funeral is an important step toward healing, not only for yourself, but for everyone who is affected by the loss of your loved one.  There are a number of things to consider when putting someone’s final arrangements in place.

Which type of service will help you and your loved ones heal?

You will need to decide if you want your loved one to be buried or cremated. If you choose to have your loved one buried, you will need to decide if you want to have a viewing with the body present and if you want this viewing to be public or private. You will also need to make arrangements for a cemetery plot.

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If you choose to have your loved one cremated, please remember that you can still have the body present for viewing before the cremation. Many families do not know this option exists and do not get the needed closure to be on their path to healing. You will then need to decide if you would like the cremated remains scattered or kept in an urn or other keepsake.

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Too often, people choose a fast service with little time for remembering a life lived. Having a funeral service with time to say goodbye and proper measures in place to ensure that your loved one is remembered now and in the future  is important, not only for your healing, but for others as well.

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