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Tina Thomas
B: 1965-11-22
D: 2018-02-17
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Thomas, Tina
Lyle Umbrell
B: 1927-05-13
D: 2018-02-16
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Umbrell, Lyle
Dr. Ronald Fletcher
B: 1933-01-18
D: 2018-02-14
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Fletcher, Dr. Ronald
Evelyn Murray
B: 1922-07-02
D: 2018-02-13
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Murray, Evelyn
Randy Walls
B: 1956-10-09
D: 2018-02-13
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Walls, Randy
Bonita Thomas
B: 1935-04-08
D: 2018-02-12
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Thomas, Bonita
Gertrude Elder
B: 1920-02-14
D: 2018-02-12
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Elder, Gertrude
Joretta Wile
B: 1933-01-14
D: 2018-02-09
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Wile, Joretta
Herbert Hartman
B: 1922-07-19
D: 2018-02-09
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Hartman, Herbert
Ruth McHenry
B: 1920-06-05
D: 2018-02-08
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McHenry, Ruth
Mary Christman
B: 1919-06-23
D: 2018-02-07
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Christman, Mary
Jeffery Black
B: 1952-03-11
D: 2018-02-05
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Black, Jeffery
Lowell Heefner
B: 1934-12-02
D: 2018-02-04
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Heefner, Lowell
Christopher Robison
B: 1968-06-05
D: 2018-02-02
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Robison, Christopher
Dennis House
B: 1951-11-28
D: 2018-02-02
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House, Dennis
Anna Furry
B: 1930-12-24
D: 2018-02-01
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Furry, Anna
DesiMarie Anderson
B: 1995-01-02
D: 2018-01-31
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Anderson, DesiMarie
George Porter
B: 1947-01-13
D: 2018-01-28
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Porter, George
Ronald Chambers
B: 1936-05-30
D: 2018-01-27
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Chambers, Ronald
Virginia Vickers
B: 1927-09-05
D: 2018-01-27
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Vickers, Virginia
Mary Bender
B: 1926-08-10
D: 2018-01-25
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Bender, Mary

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Hymn Sings

I was destined to meet you Orpha!  
First as my mom's room mate and then as someone I had the privilege to serve

You and "Buddy" were always an inspiration to those around you! 
I had to chuckle when "Buddy" told me stories of when you dated and were first married...you sure must have been spunky in those days! 
The unconditional love I sensed and saw"Buddy"demonstrate was something I hope that I live out in my own life

I will miss those times at 3 and 4 in the morning when you weren't able to sleep or when we were getting around for the day, when we would sing hymns together. I remember leaving the hymnal in the drawer beside your bed...we were gonna need it again anyway! 

What I remember most is when you sang "Amazing Grace" with all of your might!  
The very first time I heard you I remember tearing up. 
There was always a peace and a calm about you and if I was having a bad day, yes I would duck into your room to see you until I felt better!

I love you Orpha....you will be missed! 
We will meet again on the other side!

 

Posted by Cathy Goetz
Tuesday April 4, 2017 at 10:23 pm
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