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Ms. Alma McCreery-Bowens
B: 1956-03-10
D: 2018-12-28
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McCreery-Bowens, Ms. Alma
Ms. Bobbie Rollins
B: 1930-02-13
D: 2018-06-18
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Rollins, Ms. Bobbie
Ms. Thelma Pancho-McCaskell
B: 1958-05-17
D: 2018-06-16
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Pancho-McCaskell, Ms. Thelma
Mr. George Johnson
B: 1936-08-22
D: 2018-06-16
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Johnson, Mr. George
Mr. Raymond Chand
B: 1946-08-02
D: 2018-06-11
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Chand, Mr. Raymond
Mrs. Ivra Shaw
B: 1934-10-26
D: 2018-06-10
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Shaw, Mrs. Ivra
Mrs. Dorothy Alexander
B: 1933-10-16
D: 2018-06-07
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Alexander, Mrs. Dorothy
Mr. Mitchell Love
B: 1938-02-21
D: 2018-06-05
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Love, Mr. Mitchell
Mr. James Arkadie
B: 1944-05-21
D: 2018-06-05
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Arkadie, Mr. James
Baby Adain Jones
B: 2018-06-04
D: 2018-06-04
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Jones, Baby Adain
Ms. Verlyn Setliff
B: 1959-07-13
D: 2018-06-03
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Setliff, Ms. Verlyn
Mrs. Alexis Coburn
B: 1991-08-01
D: 2018-06-02
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Coburn, Mrs. Alexis
Mrs. Zella Moore
B: 1935-01-15
D: 2018-06-01
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Moore, Mrs. Zella
Mr. Edward Copeland
B: 1923-12-13
D: 2018-06-01
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Copeland, Mr. Edward
Mr. Limueal Green
B: 1935-04-22
D: 2018-05-30
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Green, Mr. Limueal
Mrs. Elnora Zackery
B: 1930-07-10
D: 2018-05-29
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Zackery, Mrs. Elnora
Mrs. Rosita Seader
B: 1957-12-31
D: 2018-05-28
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Seader, Mrs. Rosita
Ms. Virginia Journey
B: 1956-11-24
D: 2018-05-27
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Journey, Ms. Virginia
Mrs. Mary Tyler
B: 1921-01-25
D: 2018-05-24
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Tyler, Mrs. Mary
Mrs. Patricia Miller-Gordon
B: 1948-01-27
D: 2018-05-24
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Miller-Gordon, Mrs. Patricia
Mrs. Mable Fountain
B: 1923-10-18
D: 2018-05-23
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Fountain, Mrs. Mable

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Mr. Gregory Haynes
In Memory of
Mr. Gregory Lemonte Haynes
1967 -
2018

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.