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Willa Dean Sellwood
B: 1928-01-30
D: 2021-04-06
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Sellwood, Willa Dean
Linda Faye Bruce Garner
B: 1948-10-03
D: 2021-04-06
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Garner, Linda Faye Bruce
Gary Denton
B: 1947-01-28
D: 2021-04-05
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Denton, Gary
Etta Ruth Francis "Tootsie" Griggs
B: 1936-01-29
D: 2021-04-05
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Griggs, Etta Ruth Francis "Tootsie"
Elizabeth Allene "Allie" Marcoccia
B: 1985-03-07
D: 2021-04-04
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Marcoccia, Elizabeth Allene "Allie"
Charlotte Ann Jackson House
B: 1943-11-05
D: 2021-04-04
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House, Charlotte Ann Jackson
James Edward "Ed" House
B: 1939-08-20
D: 2021-04-04
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House, James Edward "Ed"
Jon Calvin
B: 1956-04-18
D: 2021-04-03
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Calvin, Jon
Harris Daniel Hatcher, Jr.
B: 1937-12-25
D: 2021-04-03
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Hatcher, Jr., Harris Daniel
Jerry Lewis Beard
B: 1969-07-25
D: 2021-04-03
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Beard, Jerry Lewis
Stephen Ray Griggs
B: 1964-04-02
D: 2021-04-02
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Griggs, Stephen Ray
Elizabeth Marian "Betty" Shifflett
B: 1930-06-18
D: 2021-04-01
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Shifflett, Elizabeth Marian "Betty"
Raymond Andrew "Andy" Patterson
B: 1962-09-25
D: 2021-03-31
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Patterson, Raymond Andrew "Andy"
Sarah Anne Ledford Hardison
B: 1930-12-04
D: 2021-03-31
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Hardison, Sarah Anne Ledford
Evelyn Wright McMillan
B: 1936-10-23
D: 2021-03-30
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McMillan, Evelyn Wright
Larry Floyd Dugan
B: 1946-10-25
D: 2021-03-30
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Dugan, Larry Floyd
Theresa Ann Otto "Terry" Randow
B: 1951-08-31
D: 2021-03-30
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Randow, Theresa Ann Otto "Terry"
Obdon "Pa" Hernandez
B: 1935-04-21
D: 2021-03-29
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Hernandez, Obdon "Pa"
Aimee Nell Pistulka
B: 1974-04-26
D: 2021-03-29
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Pistulka, Aimee Nell
Marie Georgette Harder
B: 1920-06-03
D: 2021-03-29
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Harder, Marie Georgette
Cathy Darlene Bennett Amonette
B: 1950-02-09
D: 2021-03-28
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Amonette, Cathy Darlene Bennett

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3009 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: 615-794-2289
Fax: 615-791-9256
Violet Jean Lemox Newcomb
In Memory of
Violet Jean Lemox
Newcomb
1930 -
2021

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.