Obituaries

Mary Torrence
B: 1951-12-10
D: 2017-04-22
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Torrence, Mary
Hosea Howard
B: 1941-05-24
D: 2017-04-19
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Howard, Hosea
Joyce Byers
B: 1959-10-07
D: 2017-04-19
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Byers, Joyce
James Tate
B: 1945-01-21
D: 2017-04-18
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Tate, James
Elsie Campbell
B: 1936-09-18
D: 2017-04-18
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Campbell, Elsie
Sheba Keaton
B: 1953-08-04
D: 2017-04-17
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Keaton, Sheba
Rodrick Jackson
B: 1970-01-03
D: 2017-04-14
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Jackson, Rodrick
Rachel Chambers
B: 1955-09-24
D: 2017-04-13
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Chambers, Rachel
Harry Morrison
B: 1949-06-26
D: 2017-04-11
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Morrison, Harry
Gloria Moss
B: 1956-08-25
D: 2017-04-09
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Moss, Gloria
Isac Thompson
B: 1943-09-18
D: 2017-04-09
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Thompson, Isac
Raymond Gray
B: 1926-04-23
D: 2017-04-08
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Gray, Raymond
Flecia Brandon
B: 1971-10-06
D: 2017-04-05
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Brandon, Flecia
James Griffin
B: 1954-04-13
D: 2017-04-04
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Griffin, James
Ronnie Allison
B: 1957-08-19
D: 2017-04-03
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Allison, Ronnie
George Mawyin
B: 1931-08-01
D: 2017-04-02
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Mawyin, George
Kathy Cowan
B: 1949-07-13
D: 2017-03-31
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Cowan, Kathy
Virginia Hill
B: 1935-07-28
D: 2017-03-31
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Hill, Virginia
Alex Davis
B: 1945-07-01
D: 2017-03-31
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Davis, Alex
Champ Scott
B: 1944-09-23
D: 2017-03-27
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Scott, Champ
Darwin Turner
B: 1990-07-09
D: 2017-03-27
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Turner, Darwin

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Letting go of a loved one is usually a very difficult process. In order to provide your family peace-of-mind, Rutledge & Bigham Mortuary, Inc. offers complete care, so that you can focus on comforting each other as you prepare to say goodbye to someone dear to you.

Although there are many decisions you may have to make, we assure you that we will guide you through the process every step of the way. We promise to help you:

  • Design the most fitting memorial or funeral service to honor their memory and pay tribute to their life achievements and experiences.
  • Select the most appropriate products, including a casket, burial vault, cremation urn, cemetery or mausoleum, to fit your budget and suit your needs and desires.
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  • Make all arrangements with regard to the services whether they are held at your place of worship, our funeral home, cemetery, or alternate gathering place.
  • Provide you with beautiful print materials, including memorial folders, prayer cards, and book marks. We also offer personalized note cards for you to acknowledge the emotional support you received from friends, co-workers, and community members.
  • Provide an elegant hearse and funeral cars, as well as arrange for escorts.
  • Help in the selection and on-site arrangement of floral tributes.
  • Provide access to grief education and support materials, and referrals to counseling services.
  • Prepare all paperwork, including vital record statistics, permits, filing and obtaining death certificates, and assistance with life insurance, veteran’s benefits, and Social Security claims.

We hope you will turn to us for compassionate care and impeccable service. Our pledge is to honor your loved one and family with dignity, respect and personal attention to every detail.

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