Obituaries

Pamala Telford
B: 1959-12-27
D: 2018-10-14
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Telford, Pamala
Katherine Brown
B: 1959-09-05
D: 2018-10-13
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Brown, Katherine
John Anglin
B: 1926-09-09
D: 2018-10-11
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Anglin, John
William Shackelford
B: 1926-05-30
D: 2018-10-10
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Shackelford, William
Carol Dieleman
B: 1963-08-16
D: 2018-10-09
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Dieleman, Carol
Joe Serig
B: 1935-04-18
D: 2018-10-06
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Serig, Joe
Tyler Ross
B: 2000-01-16
D: 2018-10-05
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Ross, Tyler
John Norris
B: 1956-07-13
D: 2018-10-05
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Norris, John
Robert Karch
B: 1925-08-01
D: 2018-10-05
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Karch, Robert
Lillian Crugar
B: 1924-05-20
D: 2018-10-03
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Crugar, Lillian
Donald Miller
B: 1954-07-10
D: 2018-10-02
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Miller, Donald
Shannon Snipes
B: 1969-11-14
D: 2018-10-01
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Snipes, Shannon
George Ellis
B: 1935-07-29
D: 2018-09-29
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Ellis, George
Caleb Brainard
B: 1993-06-03
D: 2018-09-28
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Brainard, Caleb
Terry Highley
B: 1947-07-20
D: 2018-09-27
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Highley, Terry
James Everett
B: 1928-03-20
D: 2018-09-26
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Everett, James
Encarncion Cruz-Diaz
B: 1919-08-10
D: 2018-09-24
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Cruz-Diaz, Encarncion
Stephen Brooks
B: 1960-09-29
D: 2018-09-22
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Brooks, Stephen
LaJuana Crocker
B: 1946-06-01
D: 2018-09-21
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Crocker, LaJuana
Linda Sanders
B: 1950-11-21
D: 2018-09-21
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Sanders, Linda
Frances Steplock
B: 1923-10-22
D: 2018-09-21
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Steplock, Frances

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The Moments Before & After Death

Hugh Elliott wrote, "Death can sneak up on you like a silent kitten, surprising you with it's touch and you have a right to act surprised. Other times death stomps in the front door, unwanted and unannounced, and makes it's noisy way to your seat on the sofa."

Honestly, the experience is different for everyone, as is the way we face the very possibility of our death. We can discover great lessons for those in our lives who are faced with terminal illness, such as humility, acceptance, and the power of compassion to heal old emotional scars. We can also find value in posthumously caring for others, through organ and tissue donation. This section has both practical and insightful reading materials, including valuable information on who to call first, and how to share the sad news with family and friends. Should you have questions on anything you find here, please call us.

Who You Should Call First
No one is fully prepared for the death of a loved one. Even when anticipated due to illness, when the moment comes, who should you call? Our guidelines will help.
How to Tell Family Members
What do you want the experience of learning about the passing of a loved one to be for them? Share the news with kindness, and follow our practical suggestions.