Obituaries

Wallace Wilkins
B: 1936-04-11
D: 2017-06-11
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Wilkins, Wallace
Mary Outlaw
B: 1931-07-30
D: 2017-06-10
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Outlaw, Mary
Touissant Cheatham
B: 1926-05-25
D: 2017-06-09
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Cheatham, Touissant
Patricia Clanton
B: 1960-12-21
D: 2017-06-07
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Clanton, Patricia
Eddie Robinson
B: 1966-08-23
D: 2017-06-05
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Robinson, Eddie
John Woods
B: 1935-07-27
D: 2017-06-02
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Woods, John
Clarence Sessoms
B: 1923-06-05
D: 2017-05-28
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Sessoms, Clarence
Reginald Whidbee
B: 1955-11-03
D: 2017-05-27
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Whidbee, Reginald
Frances Johnson
B: 1928-08-04
D: 2017-05-27
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Johnson, Frances
Khyree Jones
B: 2009-02-28
D: 2017-05-27
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Jones, Khyree
Barbara Sivells
B: 1940-01-20
D: 2017-05-26
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Sivells, Barbara
Robnett McCullar
B: 1948-04-13
D: 2017-05-21
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McCullar, Robnett
Raymond Smith
B: 1967-03-16
D: 2017-05-16
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Smith, Raymond
Denise Smith
B: 1960-03-01
D: 2017-05-15
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Smith, Denise
Augmontine Davis
B: 1951-12-21
D: 2017-05-13
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Davis, Augmontine
Doris Spruill
B: 1919-10-20
D: 2017-05-13
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Spruill, Doris
Bonita Carter
B: 1961-01-12
D: 2017-05-08
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Carter, Bonita
Amanda James
B: 1962-02-04
D: 2017-05-06
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James, Amanda
Celestine Cason
B: 1925-12-03
D: 2017-05-06
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Cason, Celestine
Darryl Jackson
B: 1958-08-11
D: 2017-05-04
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Jackson, Darryl
Wilbert James
B: 1931-02-22
D: 2017-05-01
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James, Wilbert

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Even though death is expected, you may not be prepared for the actual moment it occurs. At the time of death:
 
There will be no response
There will be no breathing
There will be no pulse
Eyes will be fixed in one direction
Eyelids may be opened or closed
There may be loss of control of the bladder or bowel
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If you have health care professionals involved in the care of the dying person they should be notified of the death. They are available to provide you with emotional support and assistance regarding phone calls to the physician and the funeral home.
 
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