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Rhonda Hager
B: 1959-07-15
D: 2020-10-25
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Hager, Rhonda
Joanna Mott
B: 1936-05-19
D: 2020-10-25
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Mott, Joanna
Robert Howard
B: 1948-10-03
D: 2020-10-24
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Howard, Robert
Steven Shelley
B: 1981-06-07
D: 2020-10-24
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Shelley, Steven
Elmer Croan
B: 1937-02-18
D: 2020-10-22
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Croan, Elmer
Louis Wayne Robinson
B: 1946-01-17
D: 2020-10-20
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Robinson , Louis Wayne
Mary (Albin) Willis
B: 1926-08-12
D: 2020-10-17
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(Albin) Willis, Mary
Rondel Snow
B: 1944-12-20
D: 2020-10-16
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Snow, Rondel
Madeline Norton
B: 1956-04-20
D: 2020-10-16
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Norton , Madeline
Norma Vanderburg
B: 1932-06-17
D: 2020-10-14
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Vanderburg, Norma
Charles Shepard
B: 1942-02-18
D: 2020-10-09
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Shepard , Charles
LEROY CARLSON
B: 1945-03-28
D: 2020-10-08
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CARLSON, LEROY
Freddie "Fred" Way
B: 1941-11-17
D: 2020-10-08
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Way , Freddie "Fred"
Jacobi Brown
B: 2010-05-12
D: 2020-10-08
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Brown, Jacobi
Norma Rutledge
B: 1939-04-01
D: 2020-10-07
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Rutledge, Norma
Sharon Cornelison
B: 1951-12-17
D: 2020-10-06
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Cornelison, Sharon
David Shepard
B: 1988-03-07
D: 2020-10-05
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Shepard, David
PNCM Carolyn Graham
B: 1950-06-13
D: 2020-10-04
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Graham, PNCM Carolyn
Billy "Bo" McMillen
B: 1977-04-30
D: 2020-10-04
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McMillen, Billy "Bo"
Susan Aday
B: 1959-09-01
D: 2020-10-03
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Aday , Susan
Rex Billingsley
B: 1946-02-03
D: 2020-10-01
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Billingsley, Rex

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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.