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In Memoriam: Sandra Sue Woodworth

Filled with friends and family, the calm elegance and dignity of the First Presbyterian Church sanctuary seemed to me the perfect place to honor Susie’s life. Continue reading

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Stevie Nicks & The Old Rugged Cross

A funeral playlist of fine old gospel and Stevie Nicks sure speaks of an interesting life, don’t you think? Continue reading

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A Celebration of Sorrow

Regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, geography, politics, prosperity or the lack thereof, it hurts to lose a loved one and sympathy should transcend. Continue reading

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A Fine Legacy (Dennis Strange)

When even strangers can see that you are a person who loves people, you might be Dennis Strange’s kind of people. Continue reading

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An Agonizing Victory

Shot in the face and left for dead, Amanda Simpson not only survived, she left the hospital in time to attend the funeral of the man she loved. Continue reading

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Conflicted Lives

I have sometimes wondered what horrific anguish that must have been for Adam and Eve, to stand at the grave of their son and know that he died at his own brother’s hand. Continue reading

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A Sharing of Grief

In the aftermath of our greatest tragedies, it is not explanation that is most needed; it is the expression of love in comfort and sharing. Continue reading

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