Our Obituaries

Rodney Montel Ashworth

September 14, 1954 - January 22, 2018

Rodney Montel Ashworth was born September 14, 1954, to the union of Robert and Doris (Crawford) Ashworth of Jackson, MI. He confessed Christ at an early age and loved the Lord. He attended worship service under the watch care of Faith Temple Word of Faith Ministries. Rodney graduated from Sheffield High School in Memphis TN. His hobbies included basketball, music, and auto detailing. Rodney held...
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Robert Earl Watson

December 2, 1941 - January 19, 2018


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Ruth Christine Lyon

February 2, 1923 - January 19, 2018

Ruth went to be with the Lord, with her family by her side on Friday, January 19, 2018. She was 94 and only two weeks away from seeing her 95th birthday. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lillie Mae (Burkett) and Joseph Hannah of rural Oklahoma; a brother, Roy Hannah; her sisters, Johnnie Ketner, Frankie Lawson, Ola Mae Wray, and a twin sister, Esther Hannah. She is survived by her son,...
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Joan Marjean BeVier

November 20, 1929 - December 28, 2017

Joan Marjean BeVier -Of Jackson, passed away at her home with family by her side on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at the age of 88. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, William C. BeVier in 2003. As well as her parents and two brothers, Dutch Cass and Rusty Placeway. Joan is survived by her five children, Colleen (Tom) Whiteman, Bill BeVier, Tonya (Don) Bosca, Craig BeVier and...
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James E. Wilkerson

February 11, 1949 - December 24, 2017

James Edward "Jimmy" Wilkerson - It is with deep regret, we are reporting the death of James Edward "Jimmy" Wilkerson of Grass Lake, MI. The loving husband, father, grandfather, Vietnam Veteran and friend who passed away Christmas Eve, December 24, 2017 at the age of 68. He has gone to Heaven to be with Christ, following his mothers, Lula Wilkerson and Dorothy Taylor and his wonderful father,...
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James Franklin Poole

November 20, 1944 - December 23, 2017

Mr. James Franklin Poole was born on November 20, 1944 to James and Alice Poole in Ann Arbor, Michigan. James was lovingly known as "JR". He was a loving, caring, strong-willed father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He truly enjoyed his family. He was a dedicated employee of Adair Printing for many years until Adair went out of business. He was a man of great faith and a strong...
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Robert Lee Hall

September 16, 1939 - December 15, 2017

Robert "Bobby" Hall Sr. was born September 16, 1939 to the late Benjamin and Lula Hall Sr. in Jackson, Michigan. He departed this life at his home in Jackson, Michigan on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the age of 78.Robert Hall Sr., affectionately known as "Bobby", was preceded in death by his wife, Martha "JoAnn" Hall; step-daughter, Ramona Grubbs; step-son, Donnie Grubbs; his parents; four...
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Carol Lou Mallett

May 18, 1948 - December 5, 2017

Carol L. Mallett led a very rich life while here, giving much very quietly. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. She chose as her church home Second Baptist Church where her father served as a deacon. Carol graduated from Jackson High School in 1966, and helped to take care of her mother and father following graduation, Georgia and Walter Mallett. What a selfless act of...
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Willie Joe Griffin

March 22, 1949 - December 2, 2017

Willie Joe Griffin is survived by long-time significant other, Pamela Perry; one daughter, Gail Griffin of Tennessee; one son, Joey O'Rourke of Jackson; a host of grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. He is also survived by six siblings: Gladys Ramsey, Elizabeth Stone, L.J. Griffin Jr., Ora Jean Davis, Juanita Loular, and Michael Griffin all of Jackson, Michigan. Willie was...
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Nancy L. Dewey

May 21, 1935 - October 21, 2017

Nancy L. Dewey - Went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 21, 2017. She was born in Jackson, MI on May 21st, 1935. She is preceded in death by her parents, Major Leland K. and Dorothy F. Dewey; brothers, David M. and a baby brother. Nancy is survived by sister-in-law, Karen Dewey; nieces, Janice and Beth Dewey; cousins and grand-nieces. Nancy graduated from Jackson High School in 1953. She...
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Earl J. Jessup

June 1, 1934 - September 16, 2017

Earl J. JessupOf Jackson, passed away September 16, 2017 age 83. Survived by 3 children, Michael (Sandy) Jessup, Terie (Dave) Benn Jr. and Kristopher Jessup, 1 daughter-in-law, Kim Jessup, 17 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 1 brother, Larry (Ila) Jessup and 1 sister, Mary (Bill) Ritchie. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Sylvia, 1 son, Jeffery Jessup and 3 grandchildren. ...
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Patricia Louise Wilchie

October 11, 1944 - September 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Elizabeth R. Nordlund

April 4, 1916 - September 13, 2017

Elizabeth R. "Betty" Nordlund - Of Jackson, died September 13, 2017 at the age of 101. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard. Betty was well known for her musical contribution to the community. She was the paid Soprano Soloist for St. Paul's Episcopal Church for 12 years. She several times soloed in the Community Messiah. Betty also sang one summer season with the St. Louis Opera...
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Venius V. Mabley

December 16, 1922 - August 16, 2017

Venius V. Mabley - Of Florida, formerly of Jackson, passed away August 16, 2017 age 94. She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Jean (Ken) McCallum and Sharon Bernita (Carl) Roberts-Osojnak; grandchildren, Robin (Dave) Girven, Diana McCallum, Cheryl McCallum and Kurt (Vicky) Roberts; brother Jesse (Beverly) Butler and a dear sister-in-law Lorene (Paul) Butler; several great grandchildren and...
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M.B. Hicks

March 27, 1937 - July 9, 2017

Mr. M.B. Hicks, Jr. (Lil Bro.) was born in Sherrill, AR on March 27, 1937, the first born son of the late M.B. and Viola (Scott) Hicks, Sr. He transitioned on July 9, 2017 at the Jackson County Medical Care Facility, at the age of 80.He confessed hope in Jesus Christ at Sunrise Baptist Church in Sherrill, AR and became Superintendent of Sunday School. He attended Sherrill School while working...
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Marvin Perry Snyder

February 24, 1921 - June 29, 2017

Marvin P. "Bud" Snyder -Of Brooklyn, MI passed away on June 29, 2017 at the age of 96. Bud was born on February 24, 1921 in Toledo, Ohio to Alvin and Gladys Sue Snyder. He married the love of his life Mary Lemons and they were married on December 19, 1953 in Hudson, MI. Bud is a WWII Veteran serving our country and we thank him for his service. He worked in advertising/sales self-employed, also...
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Lora Lynn Patterson

July 28, 1957 - June 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Bobby Ray Howard

May 14, 1965 - June 24, 2017

Bobby Ray Howard - Of Jackson, Michigan passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017 age 52. He leaves to cherish his memory, wife, Diane Howard; mother, Betty Jean Poole; three children, Kamara, Heaven and Emanuel. Bobby worked at American 1 Credit Union. A celebration of his life will be held at Faith Temple Word of Faith Ministries (1020 N. Blackstone St. Jackson, MI.) on Friday June 30, 2017 at...
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Ada A. Mead

March 21, 1923 - June 23, 2017

Ada (Black, Huyck) Mead - Ada went home to be in heaven with her family and friends on Friday, June 23, 2017; she was 94 years young. She is survived by son, Clare (Chris) Huyck; daughters, Eileen (Steve) Lienhart and Glenna (Jim) Neuvirth; son-in-law, Max Webster; stepchildren, Kathy Mead, Larry (Claudia) Mead, Paula (John) Reule, Trina (Kevin) McGaffigan, Sue (Dick) Ferguson, Ron (Shirley)...
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Navarri Marie Johnson

February 19, 2012 - June 16, 2017

Navarri Marie Johnson - Of Jackson and Milwaukee, Wisconsin passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 as a result of her struggles with Asthma. She leaves to cherish her memory, mother, Maurisha Johnson; father, Octavia Noblin; siblings, Harley and Harlem Johnson; grandfather, Jeffery (Vanessa) Johnson; grandmother, Palena Holiday; uncles, Adrian Johnson and Collin Parris as well as numerous aunties...
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David Lee Gibson

August 23, 1956 - June 10, 2017

Mr. David Lee Gibson was born August 23rd, 1956 to the late Andrew and Reba Mae Gibson. He accepted Christ at a young age. Mr. Gibson went home to be with our Lord and Savior on June 10th, 2017 under the care of hospice and his loving children and only brother. Mr. Gibson was very family-oriented and loved his BBQ parties with his family and friends. He enjoyed cooking, fishing, playing...
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Louise B. Grabert

September 17, 1925 - May 30, 2017

Louise Ida Bostwick Grabert - 91, of Jackson, Michigan died Tuesday May 30, 2017 at Trellis Gardens in Jackson. Born September 17, 1925 in Jackson, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Edna (Welch) Bostwick. Louise was retired from Consumer's Power in Jackson, before moving to Kansas City, Kansas and Dallas, Texas with her husband Bruce. In 1987 she and Bruce moved to Sun City Center,...
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Eileen B. Deithloff

July 27, 1925 - May 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Allen D. Johnson

January 13, 1935 - May 3, 2017

Allen D. Johnson - On May 3, 2017, Allen D. Johnson was called home by the Lord. He is survived by his beloved wife of fifty-four years, Peggy Johnson; his three sons, Allen Jr., Rowne and Kevin; brothers-in-law, Alfred and James Lawson; sisters-in-law, Carolyn, Jody and Sharon Lawson. Born on January 13, 1935, Allen grew up in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Allen went on to graduate from...
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Phillip Eugene Rose

October 29, 1937 - April 29, 2017

Phillip E. Rose - Of Jackson, passed away April 29, 2017 age 70. Survived by three daughters, Mary Ann Norman, Barbara Watkins and Virginia Bauman; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; two brothers and one sister. Preceded in death by his wife, Betty. Per his wishes, cremation has taken place and no services are planned.
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Eddie Gene Scott

August 28, 1952 - April 24, 2017

Eddie G. Scott - On April 24, 2017, God chose to take our beloved Eddie home to be with the Lord. Eddie Gene Scott was born on August 28, 1952 to James Scott Sr. and Eve (Scott) Davis. Eddie was preceded in death by his father, James Scott Sr.; mother, Eve Davis; grandmother, Mattie M. Jenkins; brothers, James Scott, Jr. and Anthony Scott; and sister, Linda Hudson. Eddie accepted the Lord at an...
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Carl Edwin Carothers

May 24, 1952 - April 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Mary M. Priddy

October 10, 1928 - April 1, 2017

Mary Magdalene (Hall) Priddy went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital. Mary was born October 10, 1928 in Jackson, Michigan to Benjamin Hall, Sr., and Lula (Norris) Hall. Mary was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband - Troy J. Priddy. Mary gave her life to Christ at any early age. She always gave her parents praise for...
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Eunice T. Meeks

January 19, 1934 - March 24, 2017

Eunice T. Meeks, 83, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at his home in Jackson, Michigan. Eunice, better known as "T" was born January 19, 1934 in Sunflower, Mississippi to Emmett and Annie (Garth) Meeks and was the oldest of three children."T" later moved to St. Louis, Missouri and finally settled in Jackson, Michigan where he was surrounded with family and lasting friendships. "T" lived a...
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Gianna Imani Chanel Tribblett

March 21, 2017 - March 21, 2017

Gianna Imani Chanel Tribblett, Infant daughter of Cornash Tribblett, left earth to be with the angels in Heaven on March 21, 2017. Along with her mother, Gianna leaves many loving family members here on earth. She is survived by her grandmother, Camile; great-grandmother, Grace; great-grandfather, Floyd; aunts and uncles, Cortez, Cortarius, Cortrell, Ladell, Felicia, Benard, Marlene; Marszdies...
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Darrin Lester Taylor

August 1, 1960 - March 19, 2017

On March 19, 2017, Darrin Lester Taylor went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Born August 1, 1960, Darrin was a jovial yet solemn "gentle giant" who loved life and loved living. But most of all he loved people.Darrin grew up in Jackson and graduated from Parkside High School in 1978. After high school he attended Eastern Michigan University for two years. In 1981, he moved to...
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Gary Lee Hotchkin

July 11, 1941 - March 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Clifford Jay Caler

March 29, 1937 - March 14, 2017

Clifford Jay Caler - Of Horton formerly of Vandercook Lake, passed away March 14, 2017 after complications of heart surgery age 79. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lyle and Ruth Caler, his beloved wife, Jill (Doutt), his son Kevin and his "fur-baby" Skeeter. He leaves behind to mourn his brothers, Porky (Linda), Dallas (Sharon), James (Marcia), Phillip (Christine) and his...
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Rita Jean Wellman

July 22, 1957 - March 4, 2017

Rita Jean Wellman - Age 59 Of Onondaga was born on July 22, 1957 and went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 4, 2017. Rita was preceded in death by her Father Fred Breton, Mother Eva Mae Breton and Husband Kenneth Wellman. She is survived by 2 sons, Kenneth (Nicole) Wellman and Andrew (Ashley) Wellman, 4 grandchildren, Janet, Abygale, Andrew and Allison, 12 brothers and sisters and many...
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Charles Burton Lobdell

November 15, 1923 - March 4, 2017

Charles B. "Charlie" LobdellOf Jackson, passed away March 4, 2017 age 93. Survived by one daughter, Trudy L. (Terry) Bird, one son, Chuck W. (Cindy) Lobdell, one grandson, Gerry C. (Lynsay) Lobdell, one granddaughter, Tiffany L. (Dustin) Pollard, great grandchildren, Jaxon C. Lobdell, Madeline and Dylan Pollard, one sister, Doris Cole and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife...
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Mary Elizabeth Martin

December 28, 1932 - March 1, 2017

Mary Elizabeth (Craft) Martin - Of Jackson, Michigan passed away on March 1, 2017 at the age of 84. Mary was born on December 28, 1932 in Berrien Springs, Michigan to parents, Willard Craft and Helen (Dunkelberg) Craft. Mary married Curtis Martin in Jackson, Michigan on June 30, 1967. She was a counselor at East Jackson High School, retiring after 24 years of service. She worked very hard for her...
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Vera J. Barror

August 3, 1946 - February 23, 2017

Vera J. (LeVan) Barror - Of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the age of 70. She leaves to cherish her memory, children, Dorinda (Paul) Roggenbuck, Brent (Becky) Barror, and Jessica (David) Free; fourteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two brothers, Ben (Joy) LeVan and Sherman (Sue) LeVan; sister-in-law, Marilyn LeVan as well as many nieces, nephews, loving family...
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James Wesley Sharpley

January 17, 1941 - January 29, 2017

James W. SharpleyOf Cement City passed away January 29, 2017 age 76. He is survived by Tina Gillette and her family, 1 cousin, Lillian White. He retired from the Jackson Post Office. Per his wishes cremation has taken place and no services are planned.www.patience-montgomery.comPatience-Montgomery Funeral Home406 First St.Jackson, Michigan 49201
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Carolyn Jean Paschall

July 19, 1944 - January 29, 2017

Carolyn Jean Paschall - Of Jackson, passed away January 29, 2017 at home with family and friends by her side, age 72. She attended Jackson High School and worked at Kelsey-Hayes and ITT Hancock for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and playing bingo and shopping. She was a faithful member of Greater Philadelphia Church in Jackson, Michigan. Carolyn is survived by two children,...
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Theodore T. Keyes

January 28, 1926 - January 18, 2017

Of Jackson, passed away January 18, 2017 age 90. Survived by five sons, Theodore Keyes III, James (Edna) Keyes, Dennis Keyes, Ronald (Leda) Keyes and Tim (Cindy) Keyes, fourteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie. He owned and operated Keyes Gas Stations and Keyes Party Stores, served in the Navy during WWII and was a member of the Moose...
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Floyde WILFORD

October 22, 1929 - January 4, 2017

Floyde Wilford - Of Jackson, MI passed away on January 4, 2017 at the age of 87. She was born on to Floyd and Lizzie Alexander in Rockford, Illinois. Miss Floyde married the love of her life George W. Wilford in May of 1963. She worked for Foote Memorial Hospital as a nurse's aide before moving on to work at Meijer's, where she worked until she retired. Miss Floyde was everyone's mother and was...
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Shirley Jean Goodall

April 21, 1947 - December 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Rachel Ann Tingay

August 16, 1929 - December 28, 2016

Of Jackson, MI., Passed away with family at her side, on December 28, 2016 at the age of 87. Rachel was born on August 16, 1929 in Jackson to parents George and Georgia Kingston. She married the love of her life Keith D. Tingay on May 26, 1951. She was a proud homemaker and enjoyed working at Consumers Energy. Rachel loved working in the yard and at home, doing word search and crosswords puzzles...
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Stephen Robert Ramsey

September 27, 1933 - December 10, 2016

Stephen R. Ramsey was born to Curtis Ramsey and Jeanette (Reddick) Ramsey on September 27th, 1933 in Boston, MA. Stephen was educated in the Boston Public School system, attending Sherwin Grammar School and Brandeis High School. Stephen joined the 272nd Army Battalion after high school and served in Germany with the U.S. Army. Stephen returned home to Boston after an honorable discharge where he...
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Raymond Oliver Wilcox

December 8, 1948 - November 24, 2016

Raymond Oliver WilcoxOf Jackson, a special child from God passed away November 24, 2016 age 67. He was born to Leland "Ray" and Novelda (Roby) Wilcox who preceded him in death. Raymond was born on December 8, 1948 in Jackson, Michigan. He is survived by 2 sisters, Carolyn L. Wilcox and Janet R. (Tom) Draves, nephews, Leland J. (Gwen) Wilcox and Wesley T. Draves Jr., nieces, Shannon C. (Chris)...
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Ramona Ann Knight

July 25, 1961 - November 23, 2016

Ramona Ann (Grubbs) Knight was born July 25, 1961 in Jackson, Michigan. She departed this life to be with the Lord, on November 23, 2016, surrounded by her loving family at Henry Ford Hospice of Detroit. She leaves to cherish her memory three children: Kenya Grubbs, Terrance (Asia) Knight and Charissee Knight; also to cherish a very special companion, Richard (Vet) McKessy, all of Jackson, MI....
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Michael Armin Doty

November 15, 1951 - November 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Betty Ann Spicer

December 20, 1931 - November 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Craig B. Price

January 12, 1942 - November 16, 2016

Craig Bary Price - Age 74, of Jackson, peacefully passed away on November 16, 2016 at his home with his loving wife by his side. Craig was born January 12, 1942 in Traverse City, Michigan to Sidney and Ruby (Sweet) Price. On February 6, 1965, he married the love of his life, Margaret Leeson. He worked at AA Products in Manchester, Michigan for many years and was a member of the Community of...
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Hazel D. Goodwin

March 31, 1933 - November 16, 2016

Hazel Dorcilla Goodwin was born on March 31, 1933 to the late Albert and Millie McConnell. Hazel went home to be with the Lord on November 16, 2016 under the loving care of family and friends. She was also preceded in death by two brothers Glynn McConnell and Bilam (Bob) McConnell. Hazel retired from Jackson Northwest Clinic after more than 20 years. She loved spending time with her family. ...
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Janet L. Pierce

September 16, 1948 - November 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Johnny Eugene Harrell

December 27, 1949 - November 7, 2016

Johnny Eugene Harrell Johnny Eugene Harrell, son of the late Mattie Laura Foxx and Eugene Harrell was born on December 27, 1949 in Henderson, Tennessee. At an early age he accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and was added to the Lords Church; Oak Grove Church of Christ. In his younger days he preached under Dr. James Thompson. He attended Vincent High school and was a 1967 graduate. Soon...
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Cynthia Marie Bennett

August 29, 1955 - October 30, 2016

Cynthia Marie "Cindy" Bennett - Cindy passed away October 30, 2016 at the Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home. She was born at Foote Hospital on August 29, 1955 with complications at birth. Cindy was preceded in death by her parents, Elgin Bennett, Jr. and Elizabeth M. Bennett as well as two brothers, Elgin Bennett III and Donald Bennett; one sister, Victoria Bennett and one nephew,...
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Alfred Lewis Hinkle

October 13, 1954 - October 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Diane Jane Sweeter

June 7, 1950 - October 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Jeanette Darlene Belknap

September 4, 1924 - October 25, 2016

Jeanette Darlene (Overly) Belknap - Of Landrum, SC, formerly of Jackson, MI passed away on October 25, 2016 at the age of 92. Jeanette was born on September 4, 1924 in Camden, Michigan to parents, Arthur and Jessie Mae Overly. In May 1944, she married Carleton Belknap in Hillsdale, Michigan. Jeanette was a proud homemaker and loved taking care of her family throughout her life. She was a...
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Columbus Harold Parker

May 3, 1939 - October 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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John Lee Washington

July 30, 1943 - October 20, 2016

John Lee Washington Sr., -Of Jackson, passed away October 20, 2016 at the age of 73. No services are scheduled for Mr. Washington at this time.
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Lawrence Paul Holmes

September 23, 1936 - October 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Raymond Anthony Sobocinski

January 4, 1925 - October 16, 2016

Raymond Anthony Sobocinski, 91 years of age, died peacefully Sunday, October 16, 2016, at Henry Ford-Allegiance Hospital in Jackson, Michigan. Raymond was born on January 4, 1925, in Detroit, Michigan to the late Edward and Mary Sobocinski. His spouse, Bernice Derouin and son, Ronald Sobocinski, had predeceased him. He is survived by his eight children: Mary Ann McCarty (Lawrence Turpening)...
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Naida B. Pelton

August 14, 1926 - October 9, 2016

Naida B. Pelton - Of Jackson, passed away October 9, 2016 age 90. Survived by four children, Don (Linda) Pelton, Gary Pelton, Dane (Linda) Pelton and Nancy (Joe) King; fourteen grandchildren; fifty-eight great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. She was a member of New Horizons Community Church. Funeral services will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery Chapel Friday October 14, 2016 at...
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Robert Marvin

August 25, 1935 - September 29, 2016

Robert Marvin - Of Jackson, passed away September 29, 2016, age 81. Survived by his niece, Ruth (Leslie) Trapp. Services will be held at Woodland Cemetery Chapel on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 11:00 A.M.
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Kenneth Maurice Hickey

February 14, 1921 - September 25, 2016

Kenneth Maurice Hickey - Of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the age of 95. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marie "May" Hickey and brother, Tom Hickey. He is survived by his wife, Julie (Robertson) Hickey; two nephews as well as a host of extended family members and friends. Mr. Hickey was born in Jackson on Valentine's day, February 14, 1921. He...
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Gary Dwayne Thompkins

September 15, 1965 - September 3, 2016

Gary Dwayne Thompkins - An all-time Jackson basketball great and friend to all, died on Saturday, September 3, 2016, in Phoenix, Arizona surrounded by his loving family. He was 50. Gary was born September 15, 1965 to Bobby Thompkins and the late Paula Ryan. His first love was his family and he was especially proud of his three children and their accomplishments in academics and sports. Gary's...
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Brenda Louise Montgomery

March 15, 1964 - August 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.
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Michael Keith Parker

January 7, 1955 - August 28, 2016

Parker, Michael Keith "DoBaby" -Passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016 at the age of 61 at Heartland Health Care Center in Jackson, MI. Survived by his children, Michael Peavey, Emanuel (Erica) Parker, and Jasmine Parker all of Jackson, MI; sisters; Oveda Lewis of Toledo OH, Arletha Parker of Ann Arbor, MI, Dr. Sheila (Michael) Matthews of Battle Creek, MI and Toni Dungy of Jackson, MI;...
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Melvin Lee Harris

August 16, 1934 - August 22, 2016

Melvin Lee Harris - Of Jackson, passed away August 22, 2016, age 82. Melvin was survived by his wife of forty-three years, Celeste; one step-son, Ronald Johnson; two brothers, Travis Harris and Gene (Judy) Harris; one sister, Carrolyn Harris; two nephews, Kevin and Chad; and one niece, Lisa. Melvin retired from the State of Michigan as Deputy Director of Civil Rights. Per his wishes, cremation...
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Arlene M. Ford

November 8, 1924 - August 16, 2016

Of Spring Arbor, went home to be with her Saviour, on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at the Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home after a short illness. Left to cherish her memory: Jay, Daniel (Laura), Andrew (Shawn), [Nathaniel & Bethany (Dale) Victoria, Ben, and Thomas the 5 grandchildren] and 6 great-grandchildren. Her husband J Robert Ford of 62 years and son Thomas pre-deceased her. There will be...
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Betty Jean Scroggins

February 15, 1937 - August 12, 2016

Of Arizona, formerly of Jackson, passed away on August 12, 2016 at the age of 79 in Jackson, Michigan. She is survived by her daughter, Jamila Gale Williams; her sister, Wynona Summerour; her grandchildren, Talibah Allen, Adia Taylor-Crawford and Kerel Taylor as well as five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Miss Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas B. Scroggins...
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Charlie Earl Graves

June 16, 1957 - August 7, 2016

Of Jackson, passed away August 7, 2016 age 59. He was born On June 16, 1957 in Ripley, Tennessee to Charlie William and Eddie Lois (Johnson) Graves. One of his fondest childhood memories was life in Tennessee on Lawson's farm. He was very proud of the fact that he was the first child born in the family.a fact that he always reminded his sister, Marry. Charlie loved trains and his earliest...
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Katherine Levada Lorencen

April 23, 1932 - August 5, 2016

Katherine Levada Lorencen - Of Saginaw, formerly of Jackson passed away August 5, 2016 age 84. Preceded in death by her husband Francis J. Lorencen. Survived by daughters, Mary Katherine Matthews of Arizona., Judy A. (Mike) Bekemeier of Saginaw; son David Donald Lorencen of Kentucky;, thirteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren; one brother, Ronnie Wright of Jackson. Funeral...
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Hildegarde K. Opp

November 5, 1923 - August 3, 2016

Hildegarde K. Opp - Of Jackson, passed away August 3, 2016 age 92. Survived by two daughters, Bonnie Bartlett and Paulette (Larry) Griffin; seven grandchildren; twenty-three great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmo. She was a Girl Scout leader, 4-H leader and a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Funeral services will be held...
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Mildred L. Baldwin

January 8, 1938 - July 26, 2016

Mildred L. (Millie) Baldwin - Passed away on July 26, 2016 at Arbor Manor Care Center. She was born on January 8, 1938, to George and Mildred Stull. She was preceded in death by two loving husbands, Frank Baldwin and Norman Noble, her son Morton Jr., her parents and five siblings. She is lovingly survived by six of her children; Cynthia (Gregory) Latka, Edith (Kenneth) Trader, Barbara (Edward)...
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Ida Lee Patterson

March 22, 1922 - July 14, 2016

Of Jackson, passed away July 14, 2016 age 94. Survived by 2 children, Raycean I. Hunter and William "Duke" (Mary) Patterson Jr., 7 grandchildren, Phillip (Marquette) Patterson, Joseph Garrett, John Garrett, Sheila Patterson, William (Terrie) Patterson III, Charles (Jessica) Patterson, Jeremy (Jill) Patterson, 21 great grandchildren and 15 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and...
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Kelli Lynn Doty

March 3, 1967 - July 12, 2016

Kelli Lynn Patton Pfeifer Doty - Kelli passed away suddenly at her home on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. She is survived by her loving husband, Mike; four children: Deziray (Walter) Patton, Quintin (Sha Rhonda) Pfeifer, Drake (Na Chelle) Pfeifer, Trey (Ericka) Pfeifer; sister, Kitrina Patton Sims; father, Kenneth (Sue) Patton; numerous nieces and nephews and her 10 precious grandchildren;...
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Jerome Anthony Arnold

January 14, 1984 - July 10, 2016

Jerome Anthony Arnold was born January 14, 1984 in Jackson, MI to Cynthia Arnold and Robert Graham. Jerome married Heather Lopez Arnold on May 23, 2010 in Jackson, MI and later moved to Florida. Jerome Arnold (PTZ) was surrounded by his loving family at the last hour God called him Home. He departed this life on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital. Jerome gave his life to...
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Darryl T. Morris

June 6, 1956 - June 27, 2016

Darryl Morris, affectionately known as "Chub" or "Cowboy" by his family and close friends was born on June 6, 1956 to Marvin Morris (deceased) and Louise Morris in Detroit, MI. He was the second child born to the union of five and the only son.Darryl attended Detroit Public Schools where he received his high school diploma from Northwestern High School. He was a hard worker...
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Dorothy M. Harris

February 2, 1935 - June 23, 2016

Dorothy Mae Artis-Harris was born on February 2, 1935, in Gregory, Arkansas to (Deacon) James "Henry" and Mosella Artis, Sr. She graduated from Gregory High School and later moved to St. Louis, Missouri, and then to Jackson, Michigan. Dorothy had a strong work ethic and was committed to her family and her job, being sure to provide for her children in every way possible. She diligently worked for...
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Karen F. Scholl

March 25, 1957 - June 14, 2016

Karen F. Scholl (Cook)Of Spring Arbor, passed away June 14, 2016 age 59. Survived by her husband of 25 years, Conrad; two step children, Lisa Taylor and Kenneth Scholl; two step grandchildren, Kyle and Jessica; three brothers, Brian (Penny) Cook, David (Kristine) Cook and Gary (Su Sheldon) Cook; brother-in-law, Ken Pierucki, several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth...
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Kathryn May Wright

February 5, 1923 - June 12, 2016

Kathryn May Anderson Wright of Jackson, MI went to be home with the Lord on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the age of 93. She is survived by her granddaughters Kathryn Terese (Lepolean III) Hall and Twyla Cherise Wright. Great Grandchildren Victoria Terese Williams and Matthew Lepolean Hall. Special grandchildren Terrance Lamont (Tonja) Worthey, Heather Reene Worthey-Murguia, Sonya Danielle (Terry)...
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Ac Buckner

October 9, 1936 - June 9, 2016

AC Buckner - Of Jackson, passed away June 9, 2016, age 79. He was born October 9, 1936. Proceeded in death by both parents, Carrie Buckner and Alvin Buckner; sister, Essie Love; and grandson, Dominick Buckner. Survived by loving wife of 52 years, Cora Buckner; and six children: Larry Buckner, Cathleen Augustine, Tammie Buckner, Derick Buckner and wife Angela Buckner, Erick Buckner and wife Lisa...
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Irene Elizabeth Wells

October 29, 1927 - June 9, 2016

Irene Elizabeth WellsAge 88 went to be with our Lord on Thursday June 9, 2016. Preceded in death by her loving husband Garreth and her brother Albert. She is survived by her children: Clayton (Jean) Knowles, Cheryl Branch, David (Roberta) Wells, Janice Belden and Gary (Betty) Wells, Sisters: Florella & Ruth, Brother: Jerry and 15 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Funeral...
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Peggy Jean Van Riper

May 6, 1934 - May 26, 2016

Peggy J. Van Riper - Born Peggy Jean Spivey, passed away peacefully May 26th, 2016, under the loving care of her family, Great Lakes Caring Hospice, and special nurses Tracy and Pam. Peggy, born May 6, 1934 in Decatur, Mississippi to Omer Lee Spivey and Mary Etoyle Ryle, grew up surrounded by her four siblings, brothers Bill, Harold, and Kenneth and sister, Verlyn. Peggy married Lyle Wayne Van...
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Betty J. Coontz

June 16, 1924 - April 11, 2016

Betty J. Coontz - Of Jackson, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016 at the age of 91. Betty is preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Maria (Whitzell) Strader; her husband of 44 years, Frederick Burton Coontz; one brother, two sisters, infant child and her pet, Chubby Checker. She is survived by her sons, Johnny B. and Fredrick B. (Jill) Coontz; grandchildren, Kevin (Lisa), Michelle (Gary)...
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Michael Bruce Poole

November 15, 1945 - April 5, 2016

Pastor Poole was born in Jackson, Michigan on November 15,1945 to Alphonse and Fair May (Copeland) Poole. He graduated from Jackson High School, class of 1963, where he played football and was co-captain of the football team. Pastor Poole proudly served in the United States Air Force and returned to Jackson after his discharge. It was here that he met his loving wife, Brenda, whom he married in...
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Jessie Ann Jones

June 1, 1938 - April 2, 2016

Jessie A. Jones - Aged 77, beloved mother and grandmother passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones she laughed with, lived for and loved on April 2, 2016. She was one of four children born to Fern and Audrey Berry. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Jones; son, Randy Mock; and brother, Thomas Berry. In addition to raising her four children, she worked at Mercy Hospital, Head...
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Fredrick A. Marshall

April 10, 1950 - March 31, 2016

Fredrick Alan Marshall - Of Jackson, passed away April 1, 2016 age 65. Survived by one sister, Kay Drake and one brother, James (Kristine) Marshall; two nieces, Melissa Drake and Amanda Kay Marshall. Preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Hazel Marshall. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Per his wishes cremation has taken place and no services are planned.www.patience...
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Jerry Ray Eley

October 23, 1930 - March 18, 2016

Jerry Ray Eley - Of Jackson, MI passed away peacefully on March 18, 2016 at the age of 85. Jerry was born on October 23, 1930 to parents Gerald and Wanda Eley in Jackson MI. He attended East Jackson Schools and married the love of his life Barbara L. (Owens) Eley. Jerry went to work at a very young age of 12, working with his father and brothers in the cement construction business, and then...
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John Arthur Foster

February 8, 1935 - March 15, 2016

John Arthur Foster - Of Jackson, MI passed away on March 15, 2016 at the age of 81. John was born on February 8, 1935 to parents Charles and Myrtle Foster in Jackson, MI. John served our country as part of the Army National Guard. John married the love of his life, Dixie, on March 19, 1955. He retired from Aeroquip after 35 years as a Vibration Specialist. John's hobbies included motorcycles,...
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Charles E. Eley

October 23, 1937 - March 9, 2016

Charles Edward "Chuck" Eley - Of Howard City, MI formerly of Clark Lake, MI passed away with family at his side on March 9, 2016 at the age of 78. Chuck was born on October 23, 1937 in Jackson, MI, to parents Claude and Evelyn Eley. He married Martha Jane and they were married for 50 wonderful years. Chuck served his country as a Tech Sargent, working as an airplane mechanic in the Air...
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Samuel Leon Abernathy

August 19, 1944 - March 8, 2016

Samuel Leon Abernathy - Of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Abernathy; mother, Tracine Abernathy; sisters, Lucille Alexander, Jorja Dewberry, Flora Bradley, and Patsy Halley; as well as many loving family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, George Abernathy; two brothers, Robert Abernathy and...
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Harley Leo Lowe

July 24, 1936 - February 22, 2016

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Kristi A. Zawacki

April 27, 1952 - February 20, 2016

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Olympthy Arnold

June 1, 1935 - February 11, 2016

Of Jackson, passed away February 11, 2016. Born June 1, 1935 in Lexington, Tennessee where she was given the nickname, "Sister". Olympthy moved to Detroit, Michigan at an early age. She graduated from Northwestern High School where she played Field Hockey and was a proofreader for a Detroit printing company. On December 18, 1954, she was united in Holy Matrimony to Charles E. Arnold and...
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Patricia Kay Bradshaw

August 3, 1952 - February 4, 2016

Age 63, of Jackson, MI passed away in her sleep on February 4, 2016. Pat was born in Jackson, MI on August 3, 1952 to parents John and Karlene Bradshaw. She is survived by her brothers, Howard (Susanna) Bradshaw and William (Cynthia) Bradshaw and many nieces and nephews. Pat gave her heart to the Lord Jesus Christ as a youth and never wavered from her faith. She attended the Jackson Free...
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Elaine E. BROWN

January 17, 1920 - February 4, 2016


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Philip Michael Zawacki

September 12, 1946 - January 28, 2016


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Patricia A. Ryals

April 16, 1941 - January 27, 2016

Of Jackson, passed away at her home, on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at the age of 74. She was a mom and friend to many people. She loved animals, but especially horses. She was a kind person who loved music and never judged people, only tried to help. She will be greatly missed by her friends at Reed Manor as well as her church family. Patricia loved the Lord, and always looked for ways to serve...
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Tiffany Lynn Weeks

November 25, 1987 - January 18, 2016

Tiffany Weeks (Bowersock-Hartley) Age 28, passed away on Monday January 18, 2016 after a short battle with cancer. Tiffany is the daughter of Patricia Trusty and Chip Hartley. She is survived by her husband, Anthony Weeks; three children: Laci, Joe, Skylar; grandmothers, Cida Trusty and Charlotte Caine; brother, Ryan Trusty (Tarah Booth); parents-in-law Mike and Kathy Weeks; sister-in-law, Katie...
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Norman C. French

December 24, 1926 - January 12, 2016

Norman C. French - Of Jackson, passed away January 12, 2016, age 89. Survived by four children: Connie French, Pattie (Steve) Swartout, Judi Pulver, and Joe (Toni) French; one grandson, Daniel; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Margaret French. Norman was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, served in the U.S. Army during WWII, and...
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