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Daniel Lee
B: 1960-02-17
D: 2017-12-10
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Lee, Daniel
Jack Dunne
B: 1934-11-09
D: 2017-12-08
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Dunne, Jack
Teri Hurst
B: 1956-12-06
D: 2017-12-07
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Hurst, Teri
Kenneth Macek
B: 1942-12-31
D: 2017-12-03
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Macek, Kenneth
George Hearn
B: 1929-09-09
D: 2017-12-02
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Hearn, George
Betty Thomas
B: 1934-12-07
D: 2017-12-01
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Thomas, Betty
Doris McMillan
B: 1935-03-11
D: 2017-12-01
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McMillan, Doris
Judy Insel
B: 1958-08-13
D: 2017-11-30
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Insel, Judy
Jimmie Whisenant
B: 1928-12-29
D: 2017-11-29
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Whisenant, Jimmie
Rebecca Ramirez
B: 1946-07-06
D: 2017-11-27
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Ramirez, Rebecca
Jackson Braswell
B: 2017-05-10
D: 2017-11-26
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Braswell, Jackson
Bily Moore
B: 1946-07-31
D: 2017-11-23
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Moore, Bily
Margaret McCarley-Place
B: 1947-05-31
D: 2017-11-23
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McCarley-Place, Margaret
Toni Baker
B: 1967-02-16
D: 2017-11-21
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Baker, Toni
Novice "Nick" Nicholson
B: 1944-06-19
D: 2017-11-21
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Nicholson, Novice "Nick"
William Kendrick
B: 1952-03-06
D: 2017-11-21
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Kendrick, William
Mary Cox
B: 1924-03-04
D: 2017-11-19
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Cox, Mary
Charlene Giromini
B: 1948-11-28
D: 2017-11-19
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Giromini, Charlene
Opal Clapp
B: 1917-12-30
D: 2017-11-19
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Clapp, Opal
Blake Bowden
B: 1999-05-25
D: 2017-11-19
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Bowden, Blake
Don Salyards
B: 1928-03-18
D: 2017-11-12
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Salyards, Don

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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.