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Marie Howell
B: 1931-03-22
D: 2017-07-22
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Howell, Marie
Margaret Crawford
B: 1922-04-13
D: 2017-07-21
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Crawford, Margaret
John Holladay
B: 1933-12-05
D: 2017-07-20
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Holladay, John
William "Mike" Smith
B: 1960-11-10
D: 2017-07-19
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Smith, William "Mike"
Oscar Thompson
B: 1931-04-17
D: 2017-07-18
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Thompson, Oscar
Hollis Arrowood
B: 1958-06-29
D: 2017-07-17
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Arrowood, Hollis
Martha Glenn
B: 1915-11-25
D: 2017-07-17
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Glenn, Martha
Nancy Dellinger
B: 1939-05-06
D: 2017-07-16
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Dellinger, Nancy
Annette Todd
B: 1929-10-08
D: 2017-07-14
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Todd, Annette
Freddy Patat
B: 1947-01-26
D: 2017-07-13
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Patat, Freddy
Kenneth Ciraval
D: 2017-07-13
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Ciraval, Kenneth
Mark Sanders
B: 1932-02-11
D: 2017-07-12
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Sanders, Mark
Doris Huff
B: 1925-11-07
D: 2017-07-12
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Huff, Doris
Sallie Jarman
B: 1943-04-29
D: 2017-07-12
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Jarman, Sallie
Katherine Hansford
B: 1934-08-16
D: 2017-07-11
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Hansford, Katherine
Evelyn Yarbrough
B: 1921-05-13
D: 2017-07-11
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Yarbrough, Evelyn
Mary Kelley
B: 1927-06-03
D: 2017-07-10
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Kelley, Mary
Judy Wright
B: 1951-02-08
D: 2017-07-09
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Wright, Judy
Michael Smith
D: 2017-07-08
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Smith, Michael
William Segars
B: 1942-07-23
D: 2017-07-07
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Segars, William
Sue Oeland
B: 1939-08-23
D: 2017-07-07
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Oeland, Sue

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