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Margie Llewallyn
B: 1941-03-05
D: 2016-02-05
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Llewallyn, Margie
Gene Shepard
B: 1935-07-30
D: 2016-02-05
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Shepard, Gene
Larry Elder
D: 2016-02-04
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Elder, Larry
Annie Capes
B: 1915-03-21
D: 2016-02-04
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Capes, Annie
Garnette Smith
B: 1933-01-15
D: 2016-02-02
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Smith, Garnette
Isabelle Harris
B: 1927-09-03
D: 2016-02-02
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Harris, Isabelle
Matthew Gilson
B: 1985-06-07
D: 2016-02-02
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Gilson, Matthew
Joyce Golden
B: 1941-06-22
D: 2016-02-02
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Golden, Joyce
Joe Harney
B: 1923-06-28
D: 2016-02-01
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Harney, Joe
Stanley Perry
B: 1960-08-10
D: 2016-01-31
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Perry, Stanley
Elmer Payne
B: 1925-06-18
D: 2016-01-29
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Payne, Elmer
Gabrielle Amabile
D: 2016-01-28
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Amabile, Gabrielle
Janie Jones
D: 2016-01-26
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Jones, Janie
Ruth Guest
B: 1926-04-16
D: 2016-01-25
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Guest, Ruth
Ronald Keenan
B: 1950-03-25
D: 2016-01-25
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Keenan, Ronald
Johnny Stephens
B: 1957-10-02
D: 2016-01-23
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Stephens, Johnny
Bobby Sanders
B: 1946-11-13
D: 2016-01-22
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Sanders, Bobby
Louise Copeland
D: 2016-01-20
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Copeland, Louise
John Bryant
B: 1932-07-03
D: 2016-01-19
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Bryant, John
Thelma Carney
B: 1922-10-12
D: 2016-01-18
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Carney, Thelma
Mary Harker
D: 2016-01-17
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Harker, Mary

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