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Archie Ford
B: 1934-06-25
D: 2017-11-21
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Ford, Archie
Betty Stanton
B: 1935-07-12
D: 2017-11-19
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Stanton, Betty
Mable Young
B: 1928-05-08
D: 2017-11-16
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Young, Mable
Helen Barns
B: 1937-03-08
D: 2017-11-13
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Barns, Helen
Samuel Darty
B: 1959-02-09
D: 2017-11-13
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Darty, Samuel
Arvil Bryant
B: 1944-06-05
D: 2017-11-12
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Bryant, Arvil
Linda Dixon
B: 1956-10-20
D: 2017-11-10
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Dixon, Linda
Bonnie Taylor
B: 1925-10-11
D: 2017-11-08
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Taylor, Bonnie
Christopher "Shane" Sircy
B: 1978-06-22
D: 2017-11-08
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Sircy, Christopher "Shane"
Donald Schneider
B: 1935-08-03
D: 2017-11-04
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Schneider, Donald
Brandy Sutton
B: 1976-04-14
D: 2017-11-01
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Sutton, Brandy
William "Nate" Burchett
B: 1978-10-29
D: 2017-10-30
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Burchett, William "Nate"
Edwan Street
B: 1928-12-09
D: 2017-10-30
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Street, Edwan
Robert Reed
B: 1928-08-24
D: 2017-10-29
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Reed, Robert
Pearl Wheeler
B: 1929-08-28
D: 2017-10-29
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Wheeler, Pearl
Janie Bockman
B: 1927-10-24
D: 2017-10-27
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Bockman, Janie
Muriel Vondra
B: 1930-02-10
D: 2017-10-25
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Vondra, Muriel
Leona Wheeler
B: 1921-03-18
D: 2017-10-22
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Wheeler, Leona
Robert Coleman
B: 1947-04-11
D: 2017-10-21
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Coleman, Robert
Debra Dexter
B: 1963-06-24
D: 2017-10-20
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Dexter, Debra
Reginald "Reggie" Shanks
B: 1932-07-08
D: 2017-10-17
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Shanks, Reginald "Reggie"

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Condolence From: Jena & Eric
Condolence: Ray, words can't describe the loss of you. Just know that we will take care of Carolyn, and make sure she goes fishing.
The neighbor has taken a big hit losing you, a man with so much knowledge & experience in this world. His love for fishing, animals, working with his hands.
We miss you Ray, and keep your memory open.

Love you and Miss you
Eric & Jena
Monday March 20, 2017
Condolence From: Ken Gamble
Condolence: Ray Teagraden was a sailor through and through. a second class machinist mate who served below decks down in the hole. while doing his job a mortar round came through and shattered his sole. from that day until his last he was never the same,always on guard and enduring the pain.

SAILOR ONCE AND YOUNG once a sailor always a sailor. Those weren't just hull numbers they were our homes and as Ray would say to save time lets just assume I am never wrong.

We weren't just shipmates we were family and neighbors but if you couldn't do your job drunk you weren't a sailor. Ray would often say that he was a psychotic petty officer your mother warned you about. Then he would ask if you could smell that? That's the smell of liberty call and alcohol,I'm out of here.

After the navy Ray didn't quit, he was a published author, an entrepreneur with several patents for the things he created. The best thing of all was Carolyn the lady that he dated. FORTY SOME ODD YEARS they were married,leaning on each other through thick and thin. Before Ray passed he stated he would do it all again.

THE MAN STOOD TALL with the love of his life by his side and love of country always showed in his pride. The letter "C" was special to Ray,it stood for Carolyn, country and charity.

Ray Teagarden was navy through and through and now he sails off into the blue, to meet his Lord and the rest of his old crew. It may be his last voyage but I'm sure Ray will finally have smooth sailing,ship ahoy my dear friend, my military brother, we will meet again no ifs,buts , or maybes so until then keep the wind to your back and the salt out of your face and thank GOD for his amazing grace. " I love you man"
Wednesday February 22, 2017
Condolence From: Danna Hoffmaster
Condolence: So sorry to hear of Ray's passing. Love and prayers.
Sunday February 19, 2017
Condolence From: KIM WALKER
Condolence: CAROLYN,SO VERY SORRY AND VERY GLAD I GOT TO KNOW RAY.
Wednesday February 15, 2017
Condolence From: Hilary York
Condolence: Carolyn, I'm so sorry that your beloved Ray passed away. You two were such a loving couple; a shining example of husband and wife. Keep him close in your heart and know that you will be together again. There is another angel in heaven, and he is smiling down on you. Take care, my friend. With much love and sympathy...Hilary
Wednesday February 15, 2017
Condolence From: Victor and Mary Wehrman
Condolence: Each time we see the sun go down, it seems it is only the end of the day, and yet somewhere far away, we know the sun is rising... And when we lose someone we love, we learn to trust that somehow the person is in a brighter place, making a new start... A place of grace, peace and joy without time and pain, where loving hearts who part today will meet again tomorrow.With all our Love and Sincere Sympathy
Wednesday February 15, 2017
Condolence From: Bruce and Debbie Nugent
Condolence: So sorry for your loss. Ray was such a joy as well as you. So privileged and honored to have known you both. Prayers for comfort and strength at this time.
Monday February 13, 2017
Condolence From: Glenda Gribble
Condolence: So sorry to hear of Mr. Ray's death. Hoping you will find comfort in knowing others care. May good memories help to ease your sorrow. Sending loving thoughts your way during this difficult time.

Glenda Gribble
Monday February 13, 2017
Condolence From: Dr James Staggs
Condolence: So sorry for your loss
Monday February 13, 2017
Condolence From: Glynda Stickles
Condolence: Sis,

I am so sorry for your great loss. Ray was something special to all of us,just as you are. We had so many special times and such great fun. You both were loved by so many.

Love,

Sis
Monday February 13, 2017