Obituaries

Essie Stinson
B: 1925-04-17
D: 2018-08-14
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Stinson, Essie
Judy Taylor
B: 1948-12-22
D: 2018-08-14
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Taylor, Judy
Joe Kerney
B: 1946-12-21
D: 2018-08-13
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Kerney, Joe
Waverly Beatty
B: 1963-02-15
D: 2018-08-10
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Beatty, Waverly
Willie Maddox
B: 1947-11-05
D: 2018-08-08
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Maddox, Willie
Ralph Hall
B: 1941-08-29
D: 2018-08-07
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Hall, Ralph
Frank Turman
B: 1936-01-30
D: 2018-08-07
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Turman, Frank
Todd Lackey
B: 1964-05-27
D: 2018-08-05
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Lackey, Todd
Joan Atkins
B: 1934-05-20
D: 2018-08-05
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Atkins, Joan
Gwendolyn Faulkner
B: 1957-02-15
D: 2018-08-01
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Faulkner, Gwendolyn
Robert Adams
B: 1954-04-19
D: 2018-08-01
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Adams, Robert
Nettie Stokes
B: 1940-10-07
D: 2018-07-23
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Stokes, Nettie
Doris Parker
B: 1944-06-14
D: 2018-07-06
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Parker, Doris
Dana Imes
B: 1950-06-24
D: 2018-07-05
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Imes, Dana
Mary Brown
B: 1934-07-11
D: 2018-07-02
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Brown, Mary
Herbert Hart
B: 1945-07-29
D: 2018-07-01
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Hart, Herbert
Janice Stovall
B: 1957-03-01
D: 2018-06-29
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Stovall, Janice
Annie Houpe
B: 1950-09-13
D: 2018-06-28
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Houpe, Annie
Charles Gaines
B: 1939-12-25
D: 2018-06-26
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Gaines, Charles
Mary Imes
B: 1945-12-03
D: 2018-06-25
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Imes, Mary
Terry Brawley
B: 1958-10-08
D: 2018-06-21
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Brawley, Terry

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We are proud to embrace traditional values, diversity, and innovation in honoring the spirit and life of each person we serve. Rutledge & Bigham Mortuary, Inc. offers a full selection of:

  • Funeral and memorial services, ranging from traditional to uniquely innovative and personal
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Letting go of a loved one is usually a very difficult process. In order to provide your family peace-of-mind, Rutledge & Bigham Mortuary, Inc. offers complete care, so that you can focus on comforting each other as you prepare to say goodbye to someone dear to you.

Although there are many decisions you may have to make, we assure you that we will guide you through the process every step of the way. We promise to help you:

  • Design the most fitting memorial or funeral service to honor their memory and pay tribute to their life achievements and experiences.
  • Select the most appropriate products, including a casket, burial vault, cremation urn, cemetery or mausoleum, to fit your budget and suit your needs and desires.
  • Write a fitting obituary to honor your loved one’s life experiences and social connections.
  • Assist in the publication of the obituary in the newspapers of your choice.
  • Create a Book of Memories™, a beautiful, permanent online memorial, where you and your friends can build a legacy of memories by archiving treasured photos and memories.
  • Welcome your family and friends to our funeral home for your planned services, including a viewing, visitation, funeral or memorial service.
  • Make all arrangements with regard to the services whether they are held at your place of worship, our funeral home, cemetery, or alternate gathering place.
  • Provide you with beautiful print materials, including memorial folders, prayer cards, and book marks. We also offer personalized note cards for you to acknowledge the emotional support you received from friends, co-workers, and community members.
  • Provide an elegant hearse and funeral cars, as well as arrange for escorts.
  • Help in the selection and on-site arrangement of floral tributes.
  • Provide access to grief education and support materials, and referrals to counseling services.
  • Prepare all paperwork, including vital record statistics, permits, filing and obtaining death certificates, and assistance with life insurance, veteran’s benefits, and Social Security claims.

We hope you will turn to us for compassionate care and impeccable service. Our pledge is to honor your loved one and family with dignity, respect and personal attention to every detail.

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