Obituaries

Thomas Jefferson
B: 1942-04-04
D: 2017-04-22
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Jefferson, Thomas
Benjamin Manoa
B: 1991-01-01
D: 2017-04-22
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Manoa, Benjamin
Vivian McGowan
B: 1946-09-07
D: 2017-04-20
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McGowan, Vivian
Beverly Little-Palmer
B: 1957-12-04
D: 2017-04-18
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Little-Palmer, Beverly
Jalen Michael
B: 1993-06-11
D: 2017-04-14
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Michael, Jalen
Rosa Mayberry
B: 1942-09-14
D: 2017-04-12
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Mayberry, Rosa
Charles Sumrell
B: 1965-11-03
D: 2017-04-12
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Sumrell, Charles
Aden Sanders
B: 2017-02-01
D: 2017-04-11
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Sanders, Aden
Britney Thomas
B: 1987-01-02
D: 2017-04-11
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Thomas, Britney
Dana Patterson
B: 1983-09-08
D: 2017-04-09
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Patterson, Dana
Robert Fitzpatrick, Jr.
B: 1952-07-07
D: 2017-04-02
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Fitzpatrick, Jr., Robert
Merciglory Wilondja
B: 2017-01-13
D: 2017-04-01
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Wilondja, Merciglory
Julius Vinson, III
B: 1991-08-31
D: 2017-04-01
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Vinson, III, Julius
Lucie Kilgore
B: 1930-11-09
D: 2017-03-28
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Kilgore, Lucie
Gregory Rosser
B: 1961-04-15
D: 2017-03-28
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Rosser, Gregory
Darrell Foxworth
B: 1957-08-03
D: 2017-03-27
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Foxworth, Darrell
Daniel Caldwell
B: 1958-11-30
D: 2017-03-27
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Caldwell, Daniel
William Shropshire
B: 1933-09-19
D: 2017-03-23
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Shropshire, William
Bette Moody
B: 1951-11-24
D: 2017-03-22
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Moody, Bette
Mildred McSwain
B: 1944-07-11
D: 2017-03-21
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McSwain, Mildred
Ameyiah Peoples
B: 2002-10-28
D: 2017-03-21
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Peoples, Ameyiah

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