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Jamie "Cuttin" Dennis Mitchell
B: 1964-03-24
D: 2021-01-20
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Mitchell, Jamie "Cuttin" Dennis
Virginia Genevieve Knickelbein
B: 1927-01-03
D: 2021-01-19
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Knickelbein, Virginia Genevieve
Leslie Bradley Sutton
B: 1965-11-11
D: 2021-01-19
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Sutton, Leslie Bradley
Ella Frances Geasley
B: 1932-07-14
D: 2021-01-18
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Geasley, Ella Frances
Jack Bentley Holmes
B: 1994-03-07
D: 2021-01-18
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Holmes, Jack Bentley
Betty Jo Buford
B: 1939-01-24
D: 2021-01-18
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Buford, Betty Jo
Tammy Lemay
B: 1969-06-19
D: 2021-01-17
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Lemay, Tammy
Charles Earl Gore, Sr.
B: 1954-09-15
D: 2021-01-17
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Gore, Sr. , Charles Earl
Marilyn Marie Zalud
B: 1930-10-10
D: 2021-01-17
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Zalud, Marilyn Marie
Dana Shirl Holloway
B: 1963-08-19
D: 2021-01-15
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Holloway, Dana Shirl
Ollie Mae Chrisman
B: 1933-02-04
D: 2021-01-14
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Chrisman, Ollie Mae
Noah Thomas Evans
B: 2007-05-28
D: 2021-01-14
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Evans, Noah Thomas
Edward James "Ed" Mannion
B: 1943-12-09
D: 2021-01-14
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Mannion, Edward James "Ed"
Thelma "Rennie" Johnson
B: 1945-04-17
D: 2021-01-13
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Johnson, Thelma "Rennie"
Violet Jean Lemox Newcomb
B: 1930-07-19
D: 2021-01-13
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Newcomb, Violet Jean Lemox
Tom Tansil
B: 1944-12-02
D: 2021-01-12
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Tansil, Tom
Margaret Ann "Peggy" Crockett
B: 1933-09-01
D: 2021-01-12
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Crockett, Margaret Ann "Peggy"
Kathleen Marie (Gordon) Kubin
D: 2021-01-12
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Kubin, Kathleen Marie (Gordon)
Ellen Lee Abbott
B: 1964-12-02
D: 2021-01-11
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Abbott, Ellen Lee
Brandon Douglas Moore
B: 1975-11-06
D: 2021-01-10
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Moore, Brandon Douglas
The Rev. Robert Z (Bob) Carlisle, II
B: 1938-11-14
D: 2021-01-10
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Carlisle, II, The Rev. Robert Z (Bob)

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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.