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A

  1. Albrecht, Richard

    July 29, 2010
  2. Anthony, Ben

    May 12, 1976
  3. Asher, Inez Thompson

    July 01, 1984
  4. Ashworth, Wesley

    July 01, 1984

B

  1. Baker, Bobby R.

    January 31, 2007
  2. Baker, Marvin

    July 11, 1985
  3. Ballenger, Dewey

    June 20, 1984
  4. Ballenger, Dewey

    July 06, 1984
  5. Beale, Arthur C. “Pat”

    February 17, 1985
  6. Beidleman, Beula

    November 09, 1982
  7. Booker, John O. Jr.

    June 20, 2011
  8. Booker, John O. Jr.

    September 23, 2014
  9. Breazeale, Nannie

    July 23, 1999
  10. Breazeale, Nannie

    March 23, 2000
  11. Brown, Reggie

    October 09, 2006
  12. Bullock, Margaret Rogers

    August 19, 1985
  13. Burke, Ward

    October 23, 1985
  14. Burkhalter, Beatrice

    May 25, 1982
  15. Burkhalter, Beatrice

    February 04, 1984
  16. Burkhalter, Beatrice

    December 10, 1986
  17. Burkhalter, Beatrice

    December 01, 1987
  18. Burkhalter, Vernon

    December 31, 1985
  19. Burkhalter, Vernon

    November 12, 1987
  20. Burley, Willie Mae

    October 09, 2006
  21. Bush, E. H. Jr. “Buddy”

    January 11, 2000
  22. Bush, E.H. Sr.

    July 05, 1984
  23. Byrd, Margie Lee Lacy

    September 27, 2005

C

  1. Cade, Harold

    June 25, 2010
  2. Callager, Emma Jones

    June 01, 2002
  3. Campbell, Gary

    July 25, 1984
  4. Capps, Billie Jean

    May 10, 2010
  5. Capps, Jewel

    July 11, 1985
  6. Capps, Marshall

    February 03, 2010
  7. Carr, Earl

    December 12, 1986
  8. Carrington, Charles

    October 09, 2006
  9. Carrington, Ellis Sr.

    July 15, 2002
  10. Carrington, Ellis Sr.

    October 09, 2006
  11. Carswell, Martha

    January 10, 2011
  12. Caton, W.T. Carter

    August 30, 1976
  13. Chandler, Annie

    September 10, 1984
  14. Chandler, O’Hara

    September 08, 1984
  15. Chandler, O’Hara

    June 18, 1999
  16. Chandler, O’Hara

    August 17, 1999
  17. Chandler, Rhoda Faye

    September 07, 1982
  18. Chandler, Rhoda Faye

    August 08, 1985
  19. Chapman, June Taylor

    February 18, 2014
  20. Chimney, Lacy

    October 09, 2006
  21. Christian, Mary Jane

    September 29, 1985
  22. Christian, Mary Jane

    September 29, 1987
  23. Clement, Dr. J.C.

    June 12, 1985
  24. Coleman, Howard

    September 19, 1999
  25. Coleman, Sam Sr.

    August 09, 2010
  26. Cook, Dixie

    March 31, 2011
  27. Cooke, Stacy

    February 01, 2010
  28. Corder, Rose Frazier

    November 30, 2010
  29. Cornick, Ilene

    May 15, 2009
  30. Courtney, Ollie Mae

    February 13, 2003
  31. Craft, Oleta

    January 01, 1987
  32. Crager, Harold

    November 30, 1987
  33. Cryer, George

    February 18, 2014
  34. Currie, Ruth

    November 30, 1987

D

  1. Daniel, Howard

    August 03, 2011
  2. Daniel, J. Shirley

    February 15, 1985
  3. Darden, Helen

    May 13, 2011
  4. Davis, Marie

    September 13, 1993
  5. Davis, Marie

    May 09, 1995
  6. Davis, Marjorie Pickle

    July 18, 1984
  7. Davis, Norman

    February 24, 2017
  8. Davis, Tuey McCarty

    August 01, 2006
  9. Deason, Joe

    October 26, 2012
  10. Denman, Beth

    March 05, 1986
  11. Denman, Joe C. Jr.

    October 24, 1985
  12. Denman, Joe C. Jr.

    June 02, 2000
  13. Devereaux, Dred D.

    December 01, 1954
  14. Devereaux, Frank

    February 09, 2012
  15. Devereaux, Jack

    October 05, 2011
  16. Diboll, C.C

    January 01, 1984
  17. Dixon, Johnnie

    June 15, 2010
  18. Dolben, David

    September 22, 2015
  19. Donovan, Richard

    April 08, 2009
  20. Donovan, Richard

    August 02, 2017
  21. Dover, Carroll

    August 16, 2000
  22. Dover, James

    January 01, 1978
  23. Dunlap, Jim

    July 22, 1985
  24. Durham, Bruce

    October 28, 2010

E

  1. Eddington, Estelle

    July 11, 1985
  2. Edwards, Elodie Miles

    June 12, 1990

F

  1. Faircloth, Rayford

    July 19, 2011
  2. Farley, Eddie

    December 01, 1954
  3. Farrington, Fannie

    December 01, 1954
  4. Foster, Charles

    August 16, 2000
  5. Franks, Opal

    July 09, 1985
  6. Frederick, Josephine Rutland

    October 13, 1984
  7. Fred, Paul

    August 01, 1984
  8. Fuller, Jim

    October 13, 1984
  9. Fuller, Marion

    October 13, 1984
  10. Furgurson, Bessie

    October 28, 2010

G

  1. Gambrell, Johnny Jr.

    June 26, 2010
  2. Gartman, Jerry

    June 10, 2010
  3. Gibson, Johnny Oliver

    January 01, 1985
  4. Glass, Mrs. A.B.

    October 21, 1982
  5. Goins, Ruby Smith

    May 05, 2010
  6. Gossett, Laymon

    March 26, 1985
  7. Gossett, Laymon

    February 01, 1988
  8. Graham, Pauline

    November 30, 1986
  9. Grumbles, Lillian

    November 01, 1987
  10. Grum, Clifford

    July 29, 2013

H

  1. Hamrick, Joe

    March 19, 2015
  2. Hamrick, Joe

    May 16, 2015
  3. Harber, Charlie

    May 04, 2000
  4. Harber, Charlie

    May 26, 2000
  5. Harber, Charlie

    October 13, 2000
  6. Harber, Charlie

    March 27, 2002
  7. Hardy, Wilhelmenia Frazier

    November 30, 2010
  8. Harrell, Margie

    October 17, 2008
  9. Harris, Amos

    May 22, 1985
  10. Harris, Lyndal

    March 16, 2010
  11. Harrison, Don

    August 16, 2000
  12. Havard, Charles A

    June 28, 2012
  13. Havard, Pearl Weaver

    August 08, 1985
  14. Havard, Pearl Weaver

    September 09, 2008
  15. Havard, Wynn

    May 30, 2012
  16. Hemphill, Carrie

    January 01, 1983
  17. Henderson, Carolyn

    June 01, 1999
  18. Henderson, I.D.

    October 09, 2006
  19. Hendrick, Annie

    June 11, 1985
  20. Hendrick, Joe Bob

    June 11, 1985
  21. Hendrick, Oneta Conner

    July 12, 1985
  22. Henley, Gordon

    October 22, 2009
  23. Hensarling, Ken

    July 27, 2017
  24. Henson, James Kay

    May 01, 1991
  25. Holberg, Jeff

    January 01, 1978
  26. Hollingsworth, Jack

    January 04, 2001
  27. Holt, Robert Ken

    November 19, 2009
  28. Holt, Vivian

    January 01, 1988
  29. Hook, Ray

    June 30, 1988
  30. Hunt, Sellestine

    July 11, 2007

I

  1. Ingram, Mary

    April 23, 2010
  2. Ivy, Roscoe

    February 07, 2012

J

  1. Jackson, Lula Mae

    January 08, 1986
  2. Jackson, Professor Will

    January 01, 1973
  3. Jackson, Professor Will

    January 01, 1986
  4. Jeffero, Algianon

    October 10, 2009
  5. Jircik, Clayton

    November 13, 2014
  6. Jones, Maurice

    August 20, 2010
  7. Jones, Minnie

    May 15, 2010
  8. Jordan, Ervelia Holcomb

    December 10, 1985
  9. Joshua, Clay

    February 22, 2011
  10. Joshua, James

    February 22, 2011
  11. Joshua, Laverne

    August 04, 2011
  12. Joshua, Thomas

    February 22, 2011
  13. Junge, Billy

    May 22, 2000

K

  1. Kenley, Dave

    December 01, 1954
  2. Kenley, Edd

    October 05, 2000
  3. Kenley, Sidney

    January 01, 1984
  4. Kennedy, Bettie

    September 12, 2001
  5. Kennedy, Bettie

    October 01, 2001
  6. Kennedy, Bettie

    February 11, 2002
  7. Kennedy, Bettie

    August 28, 2007
  8. King, Queen Esther Taylor

    August 11, 2010
  9. Knutson, Spencer

    September 14, 1999
  10. Kuykendall, R. L.

    April 09, 2013

L

  1. Laing, Frank

    December 01, 1954
  2. Landers, Louis Jr.

    January 05, 2010
  3. Lavell, Blair

    February 08, 2002
  4. Lawrence, Dr. Wayne

    November 29, 2016
  5. Lenderman, Barley

    August 10, 2011
  6. Ligon, Henry

    April 08, 1988
  7. Ligon, Jim

    November 06, 2009
  8. Ligon, Lee

    September 28, 1999
  9. Ligon, Lee

    November 08, 2000
  10. Ligon, Pat Allen

    September 28, 1999
  11. Ligon, Pat Allen

    November 08, 2000
  12. Lilly, Rosie

    September 26, 1988
  13. Lindsey, Bill

    December 30, 1985
  14. Lymbery, Don

    August 26, 2010

M

  1. Malanders, Jessie

    November 18, 1987
  2. Malanders, Joe

    November 12, 1987
  3. Malone, Vena

    May 21, 1982
  4. Mann, Roy P.

    November 17, 1987
  5. Mark, Cleveland

    September 04, 2014
  6. Mark, Lottie

    September 18, 2002
  7. Marshall, H.L. “Red”

    February 27, 2009
  8. Martindale, John

    January 23, 2013
  9. Martin, Murphy

    May 06, 2000
  10. Massey, Mamie Warner

    March 24, 1986
  11. Massey, Willie

    April 22, 1986
  12. Mathews, Jewel Stovall

    October 05, 1993
  13. Maxwell, Harold

    October 08, 1985
  14. McCarty, Violet

    December 07, 1986
  15. McCurry, Bob

    January 01, 1973
  16. McGaughey, Gary

    January 03, 1986
  17. McGlothlin, C.E

    January 01, 1973
  18. McGlothlin, Ruth

    December 10, 1986
  19. McGlothlin, Ruth

    November 11, 1987
  20. Meadows, Gaston

    March 11, 2005
  21. Miller, Alan

    October 19, 2007
  22. Minton, Jewel

    December 09, 1987
  23. Minton, Jewel

    October 07, 1988
  24. Mitchell, Lewis

    June 21, 2010
  25. Modisett, Cary

    May 30, 2012
  26. Monk, John

    February 26, 2009
  27. Morehead, Jackie Oliver

    January 01, 1985
  28. Mosely, Arverta Frazier

    November 30, 2010

N

  1. Nash, Cora

    November 05, 1982
  2. Nelson, Floyd

    December 10, 1986
  3. Nelson, H. Edwin

    August 04, 1999
  4. Nelson, Kenneth

    August 17, 1985
  5. Nelson, Kenneth

    September 27, 1985
  6. Nelson, Kenneth

    November 30, 1987
  7. Neyland, Sonny

    February 15, 2011
  8. Norman, Jack

    September 16, 2013

O

  1. Oaks, Bill

    October 05, 1978
  2. Ordaz, Rebecca

    August 16, 1985

P

  1. Parker, Jesse

    December 01, 1954
  2. Paulsey, Ray

    September 15, 2009
  3. Pavlic, Carl

    July 02, 2010
  4. Payne, Herschel

    January 04, 2001
  5. Peters, Wilk

    September 28, 1984
  6. Phillips, Dr. Larry

    August 07, 2015
  7. Pickett, C.A. “Neal”

    December 11, 1982
  8. Pickett, C.A. “Neal”

    February 04, 1984
  9. Pickett, C.A. “Neal”

    January 23, 1986
  10. Platt, Sterling

    December 10, 1986
  11. Poland, Ruth

    July 10, 1985
  12. Porter, James

    August 10, 2010
  13. Pouland, John Ralph

    August 29, 2014
  14. Powell, Anna Lee

    August 15, 1985
  15. Powell, Sherod

    August 15, 1985
  16. Powers, John

    December 02, 2015
  17. Purdy, Cecil

    July 01, 1970
  18. Purdy, Cecil

    October 05, 1984

R

  1. Ramirez, Rosa Miranda

    May 04, 1994
  2. Ramsey, Robert Sr.

    March 12, 1985
  3. Ramsey, Robert Sr.

    July 10, 1985
  4. Ramsey, Robert Sr.

    July 14, 2004
  5. Rector, Louise

    October 25, 1984
  6. Reinhardt, Cloyce

    June 24, 2011
  7. Reynolds, Lynn

    April 23, 2013
  8. Reynolds, Stephen H.

    January 26, 2016
  9. Rhodes, Dr. Odis

    January 01, 2001
  10. Rhodes, Dr. Odis

    January 10, 2001
  11. Rhodes, Dr. Odis

    June 12, 2006
  12. Rhodes, Dr. Odis

    October 09, 2006
  13. Rhone, James

    April 24, 1986
  14. Rhone, James

    July 20, 2010
  15. Riggs, Carol

    September 25, 2015
  16. Riggs, Jim

    November 06, 2014
  17. Roach, Robert

    July 29, 1999
  18. Robbins, Donald

    June 07, 1985
  19. Rogers, Dana Copes

    August 19, 1985
  20. Roth, Fenner

    February 04, 1984
  21. Roth, Fenner

    July 04, 1984
  22. Roth, Fenner

    September 08, 1984
  23. Rowe, Jack

    November 02, 1983
  24. Ruby, Joe

    September 13, 2012
  25. Ruby, Milford

    May 12, 2010
  26. Ruby, Nelda

    December 10, 1986
  27. Rushing, Jim

    January 13, 1986
  28. Rushing, Myrtle

    March 15, 1986

S

  1. Samuel, Rueben “Jellie”

    February 05, 2001
  2. Samuel, Rueben “Jellie”

    February 14, 2005
  3. Scarborough, Jess

    June 19, 2013
  4. Schinke, Julia Ashford

    August 01, 1980
  5. Scurlock, Lassie

    January 31, 1987
  6. Sheffield, Jack

    June 29, 2017
  7. Shepherd, Marjorie

    October 22, 1993
  8. Shepherd, Mark

    October 28, 2010
  9. Shrader, Greg

    April 02, 2015
  10. Silvers, Joe

    November 12, 2008
  11. Simmons, James

    February 22, 2011
  12. Simmons, Lela

    June 02, 2000
  13. Simms, James

    September 11, 2013
  14. Smart, Donna

    February 22, 2008
  15. Smart, Pete

    February 22, 2008
  16. Smart, Pete

    January 25, 2011
  17. Smith, Carey

    September 28, 1982
  18. Smith, Carey

    March 26, 1985
  19. Smith, Carey

    April 01, 1988
  20. Smith, Gary Mike

    August 16, 2000
  21. Smith, Gary Mike

    October 13, 2010
  22. Smith, Joy Mae

    June 02, 2010
  23. Smith, L.D.

    February 13, 1986
  24. Smith, L.D.

    December 08, 1986
  25. Smith, Lorine Rodgers

    May 15, 2010
  26. Stanley, Darryl

    October 15, 2014
  27. Stern, Walter

    May 03, 2001
  28. Stovall, J.W.

    May 08, 1985
  29. Strong, Rev. Elizine

    May 05, 2009
  30. Sullivan, Ennis

    September 06, 1997
  31. Sweeny, Jack C.

    April 24, 2012
  32. Sweeny, Jack C.

    May 01, 2012
  33. Sweeny, Jack C.

    June 06, 2012
  34. Sweeny, Lucille Cook

    July 24, 1993
  35. Swilley, Naomi Conner

    March 08, 1988

T

  1. Taylor, Elaine

    October 12, 1993
  2. Taylor, Franklin

    October 12, 1993
  3. Teal, Leonard Jr.

    May 20, 2010
  4. Temple, Arthur Jr.

    May 08, 1985
  5. Temple, Arthur Jr.

    July 11, 1985
  6. Temple, Arthur Jr.

    October 04, 1986
  7. Temple, Arthur Jr.

    January 13, 1988
  8. Temple, Arthur Jr.

    June 02, 2000
  9. Temple, Gresham

    August 16, 1985
  10. Temple, Latane

    June 19, 1985
  11. Temple, Latane

    July 14, 1985
  12. Temple, Latane

    December 01, 1985
  13. Temple, Lottie

    January 01, 1986
  14. Temple, Marie

    October 27, 1985
  15. Terry, Odessa Sanders

    May 20, 2001
  16. Thompson, Clyde

    December 01, 1954
  17. Thompson, Clyde

    January 01, 1977
  18. Thompson, Clyde

    January 14, 1984
  19. Thompson, Clyde

    October 25, 1984
  20. Thompson, Ossie

    September 08, 1978
  21. Toran, Gloria Massey

    November 25, 2009
  22. Turner, Harold

    September 09, 1982
  23. Turner, Hazel

    November 04, 1982

V

  1. Vansau, Rivie

    February 20, 1986
  2. Vaughn, Aden

    June 19, 1985
  3. Vaughn, Flava

    June 19, 1985

W

  1. Walker, David

    July 26, 2011
  2. Walker, Howard

    June 18, 1986
  3. Wallace, Odyesa

    February 09, 1985
  4. Waltman, Icie Courtney

    March 25, 1986
  5. Ward, Bill

    July 26, 1993
  6. Warner, Douglas

    February 28, 1985
  7. Warner, Jack

    November 22, 2015
  8. Warner, Lucille

    February 14, 1985
  9. Warner, Vivian and Pate

    April 24, 1985
  10. Warner, Vivian and Pate

    June 07, 1994
  11. Warren, Horace

    January 03, 1986
  12. Waters, Evelyn

    December 10, 1986
  13. Watts, Morgan L.

    June 21, 2005
  14. Webber, W. Temple Jr.

    April 12, 2011
  15. Weber, A.R.

    April 01, 1985
  16. Weber, A.R.

    April 10, 1985
  17. Weber, Benjamin

    May 21, 2012
  18. Weeks, Franklin

    December 07, 2000
  19. Weeks, Herbert

    February 04, 1984
  20. Weeks, Herbert

    September 08, 1984
  21. Weeks, Mrs. Charles Jr.

    September 02, 1982
  22. Weeks, Robert

    August 11, 1954
  23. Weeks, Robert

    November 01, 1954
  24. Weimer, Maureen

    December 29, 1985
  25. Welch, Claude Sr.

    January 05, 1983
  26. Wells, Vina

    June 28, 1984
  27. Wells, Vina

    October 25, 1984
  28. White, John

    July 16, 1999
  29. Wier, Don

    April 25, 2007
  30. Wilkerson, Burlon

    May 11, 2010
  31. Wilkerson, Dewitt

    October 23, 1985
  32. Williams, Ardiny Lee

    March 08, 1986
  33. Williams, Ardiny Lee

    November 15, 1987
  34. Wissler, Jake

    December 18, 1982
  35. Wolf, Dewey

    December 31, 1978
  36. Woods, Sadie Estes

    July 18, 1984
  37. Wright, Gussie Stovall

    August 28, 1984
  38. Wyatt, Joe

    November 30, 2010