Obituaries

Cheryl Johnson
B: 1946-10-17
D: 2020-02-17
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Johnson, Cheryl
Johnny Allen
B: 1933-03-28
D: 2020-02-12
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Allen, Johnny
William Barclay
B: 1945-03-05
D: 2020-02-10
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Barclay, William
Kashton Holley-White
B: 2019-12-27
D: 2020-02-07
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Holley-White, Kashton
Rosemary Magnolia
B: 1932-12-08
D: 2020-02-04
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Magnolia, Rosemary
Kendra Rogers,
B: 1976-08-20
D: 2020-01-31
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Rogers, , Kendra
Elouise Cannon
B: 1943-08-31
D: 2020-01-31
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Cannon, Elouise
Trevor Reid
B: 1967-09-10
D: 2020-01-29
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Reid, Trevor
Luis Mendez
B: 1993-11-20
D: 2020-01-27
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Mendez, Luis
Betty Hall
B: 1949-05-12
D: 2020-01-26
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Hall, Betty
Betty Tilson-Hall
B: 1949-05-12
D: 2020-01-26
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Tilson-Hall, Betty
Raymond Samuel
B: 1969-04-03
D: 2020-01-24
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Samuel, Raymond
Hardy Young
B: 1949-11-23
D: 2020-01-24
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Young, Hardy
Louise Hollis
B: 1941-01-12
D: 2020-01-23
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Hollis, Louise
Barbara Dewitt
B: 1932-10-24
D: 2020-01-20
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Dewitt, Barbara
Angel Arroyo
B: 1965-11-20
D: 2020-01-18
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Arroyo, Angel
Lenna Jordan
B: 1946-02-21
D: 2020-01-15
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Jordan, Lenna
Desi Beaman
B: 1960-01-11
D: 2020-01-15
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Beaman, Desi
William Luce
B: 1946-07-18
D: 2020-01-14
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Luce, William
Bernice Love
B: 1957-07-08
D: 2020-01-13
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Love, Bernice
Anthony Scott
B: 1957-07-18
D: 2020-01-07
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Scott, Anthony

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The History of Cremation

Cremation has been a popular mehtod of disposition for many centuries, all across the world. Cremation started as far back as 20,000 years ago. There is evidence of cremation beginning in Europe around 2,000 B.C. Many scholars believe the practice became quite popular around this time for Europeans. 
 
Over time, popularity of cremation began to wane. By the Middle Ages, cremation became a form of punishment and was not viewed as a compassionate way to care for the deceased. Cremation reclaimed popularity by the late 1800’s. The first crematory in the United States was constructed in 1876. By 1913, there were 52 crematories across North America and more than 10,000 cremations occurring annually.
 
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