Obituaries

Willie Harris
B: 1925-08-09
D: 2018-10-16
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Harris, Willie
Shirley Banks
B: 1928-12-27
D: 2018-10-15
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Banks, Shirley
Herman Gatson
B: 1957-09-20
D: 2018-10-15
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Gatson, Herman
Lorenzo Goodwyn
B: 1955-09-27
D: 2018-10-13
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Goodwyn, Lorenzo
Tanya Walston
B: 1980-05-20
D: 2018-10-13
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Walston, Tanya
Valerie Moseley White
B: 1958-07-07
D: 2018-10-12
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Moseley White, Valerie
Annie Boone
B: 1940-04-09
D: 2018-10-12
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Boone, Annie
Selma Howard
B: 1946-06-27
D: 2018-10-09
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Howard, Selma
Willie Dervin
B: 1938-04-22
D: 2018-10-07
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Dervin, Willie
Marvin Lybrand
B: 1944-08-11
D: 2018-10-05
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Lybrand, Marvin
Grant Coleman
B: 1934-07-10
D: 2018-10-05
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Coleman, Grant
Sara Morris
B: 1925-09-12
D: 2018-10-04
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Morris, Sara
Edvena Carter
B: 1928-04-04
D: 2018-10-02
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Carter, Edvena
Lula Taylor
B: 1938-11-14
D: 2018-10-01
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Taylor, Lula
Shirley Avant
B: 1933-12-14
D: 2018-10-01
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Avant, Shirley
Eddie Hyman
B: 1962-04-29
D: 2018-09-27
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Hyman, Eddie
Bettie McConnell
B: 1930-05-12
D: 2018-09-27
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McConnell, Bettie
Danetta Lee
B: 1972-08-20
D: 2018-09-27
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Lee, Danetta
Linda Brown
B: 1963-10-27
D: 2018-09-24
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Brown, Linda
Jean Miller
B: 1934-08-21
D: 2018-09-24
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Miller, Jean
Diane Whitaker
B: 1950-03-11
D: 2018-09-24
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Whitaker, Diane

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