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Martha Costner
B: 1928-09-18
D: 2018-02-17
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Costner, Martha
Doris Yesersky
B: 1932-07-25
D: 2018-02-14
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Yesersky, Doris
Virginia Clark
B: 1936-11-14
D: 2018-02-09
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Clark, Virginia
Barbara Nunnery
B: 1931-05-21
D: 2018-02-09
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Nunnery, Barbara
Josephine Gorski
B: 1924-09-03
D: 2018-02-09
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Gorski, Josephine
Ted Wyatt
B: 1928-04-18
D: 2018-02-05
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Wyatt, Ted
Carrie Copeland
B: 1947-05-11
D: 2018-02-04
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Copeland, Carrie
Halbert Weidner
B: 1946-07-18
D: 2018-02-03
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Weidner, Halbert
William Jordan
B: 1930-06-12
D: 2018-01-30
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Jordan, William
Mary Johnson
B: 1941-12-25
D: 2018-01-30
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Johnson, Mary
Sara Rochester Cooper
B: 1934-05-17
D: 2018-01-26
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Rochester Cooper, Sara
Clayton Haggit
B: 1928-09-01
D: 2018-01-25
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Haggit, Clayton
Douglas Stokes
B: 1931-01-06
D: 2018-01-22
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Stokes, Douglas
James Grizzle
B: 1950-08-18
D: 2018-01-15
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Grizzle, James
Dennis Smith
B: 1940-11-18
D: 2018-01-05
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Smith, Dennis
Mary Hurst
B: 1960-03-21
D: 2018-01-02
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Hurst, Mary
Phyllis Lowell
B: 1930-02-11
D: 2017-12-31
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Lowell, Phyllis
Richard Buckner
B: 1942-08-01
D: 2017-12-29
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Buckner, Richard
Joseph Corsillo
B: 1926-08-02
D: 2017-12-28
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Corsillo, Joseph
Delbert Brewer
B: 1941-07-20
D: 2017-12-22
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Brewer, Delbert
Phyllis Mendenhall
B: 1939-11-06
D: 2017-12-21
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Mendenhall, Phyllis

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Elizabeth Mayfield
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Elizabeth Carol Mayfield
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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.