Sallie Berry
B: 1933-11-20
D: 2015-07-24
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Berry, Sallie
Gloria Joseph
B: 1948-02-27
D: 2015-07-19
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Joseph, Gloria
Randall Burt
B: 1955-02-18
D: 2015-07-15
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Burt, Randall
Betty Miller
B: 1959-12-26
D: 2015-07-14
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Miller, Betty
Doris Archie
B: 1967-01-19
D: 2015-07-09
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Archie, Doris
Brittany Thompson
B: 1983-03-09
D: 2015-07-06
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Thompson, Brittany
Sha'Renia McKinney
B: 1986-09-09
D: 2015-07-01
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McKinney, Sha'Renia
Ingrid Scott-Weekley
B: 1951-07-21
D: 2015-06-26
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Scott-Weekley, Ingrid
Willie Bivins
B: 1928-08-29
D: 2015-06-24
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Bivins, Willie
Wilburn Byrd
B: 1944-02-22
D: 2015-06-22
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Byrd, Wilburn
Bette Partee
B: 1942-04-01
D: 2015-06-19
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Partee, Bette
Mattie Walton
B: 1942-07-22
D: 2015-06-19
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Walton, Mattie
Hector Jaime-Sanabria
B: 1946-08-29
D: 2015-06-18
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Jaime-Sanabria, Hector
Issac Fox
B: 1959-06-07
D: 2015-06-17
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Fox, Issac
Lee Walker
B: 1926-09-29
D: 2015-06-16
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Walker, Lee
Jerry Dear
B: 1953-06-21
D: 2015-06-14
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Dear, Jerry
Rosemary Thomas
B: 1928-11-10
D: 2015-06-12
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Thomas, Rosemary
Michael Applewhite
B: 1969-11-02
D: 2015-06-11
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Applewhite, Michael
Geraldine Hamilton
B: 1947-08-29
D: 2015-06-10
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Hamilton, Geraldine
Jai'Lah Jones
B: 2012-06-06
D: 2015-06-07
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Jones, Jai'Lah
Evon McCollum
B: 1950-02-18
D: 2015-05-29
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McCollum, Evon


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