Obituaries

John Trescot
B: 1924-12-08
D: 2017-01-17
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Trescot, John
Sara MacGibbon
B: 1927-12-14
D: 2017-01-17
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MacGibbon, Sara
Julian McDonald
B: 1923-12-04
D: 2017-01-15
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McDonald, Julian
Mattie Ryals
B: 1920-08-16
D: 2017-01-14
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Ryals, Mattie
Charles Proctor
B: 1926-09-12
D: 2017-01-11
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Proctor, Charles
Charles Higgins
B: 1940-06-29
D: 2017-01-09
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Higgins, Charles
Irwin Esses
B: 1940-03-30
D: 2017-01-09
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Esses, Irwin
James Frost
B: 1933-01-09
D: 2017-01-08
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Frost, James
Robert Meade
B: 1936-03-13
D: 2017-01-08
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Meade, Robert
Thomas Wilkinson
B: 1946-06-05
D: 2017-01-08
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Wilkinson, Thomas
Harold Clarke
B: 1929-02-03
D: 2017-01-07
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Clarke, Harold
Herbert Goodwin
B: 1949-08-24
D: 2017-01-05
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Goodwin, Herbert
John Mikell
B: 1936-08-08
D: 2017-01-03
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Mikell, John
Olive Teuton
B: 1919-10-31
D: 2017-01-03
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Teuton, Olive
Donna Cullen
B: 1927-05-02
D: 2017-01-01
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Cullen, Donna
Joan McCool
B: 1928-04-05
D: 2016-12-31
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McCool, Joan
Howard Hurst
B: 1930-05-29
D: 2016-12-27
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Hurst, Howard
Nancy Kight
B: 1949-03-04
D: 2016-12-25
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Kight, Nancy
Minnie Barnard
B: 1935-07-31
D: 2016-12-25
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Barnard, Minnie
Alice Nesbitt
B: 1920-11-04
D: 2016-12-24
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Nesbitt, Alice
Morris Driggers
B: 1943-08-30
D: 2016-12-23
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Driggers, Morris

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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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A physician must be called by the nurse or the family so that the death can be certified.

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You may spend as much time as needed with the deceased person. Do not be afraid to touch, hug or kiss the person. Some people may wish to lie down beside him/her.

A health care provider may also help with the safe, responsible way of storing and disposing of medication and equipment, but it is the family's responsibility to do so.

You may have dealt with many intense emotions and challenges in your journey through the loss of your loved one.

It is important to realize that grief is a highly personal response to life losses. Grief may last longer than society recognizes, so be patient with yourself and allow for the expression of feelings that you are feeling.

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