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Robert Walker
B: 1957-12-02
D: 2018-05-18
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Walker, Robert
Casey Carr
B: 1930-03-16
D: 2018-05-18
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Carr, Casey
Juan Martinez
B: 2018-05-17
D: 2018-05-17
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Martinez, Juan
Betty Hart
B: 1933-09-21
D: 2018-05-16
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Hart, Betty
Brad Dyer
B: 1975-04-02
D: 2018-05-16
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Dyer, Brad
Kitty Foster
B: 1957-03-05
D: 2018-05-14
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Foster, Kitty
Bobby Chapman
B: 1936-07-13
D: 2018-05-13
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Chapman, Bobby
Ursula Upshaw
B: 1936-07-10
D: 2018-05-13
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Upshaw, Ursula
James Webb
B: 1934-05-04
D: 2018-05-11
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Webb, James
Nazera Bozon
B: 1965-08-30
D: 2018-05-08
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Bozon, Nazera
Todd Werner
D: 2018-05-08
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Werner, Todd
Willie Cook
B: 1945-10-16
D: 2018-05-07
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Cook, Willie
Aubrey Richey
B: 1934-11-19
D: 2018-05-06
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Richey, Aubrey
Virgie McNease
B: 1934-08-24
D: 2018-05-03
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McNease, Virgie
Kay Bickle
B: 1936-11-17
D: 2018-05-02
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Bickle, Kay
Lane Hemphill
B: 1950-11-24
D: 2018-04-30
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Hemphill, Lane
Albert Gentile
B: 1934-11-19
D: 2018-04-29
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Gentile, Albert
Carolyn Lightsey
B: 1946-04-17
D: 2018-04-29
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Lightsey, Carolyn
Shirley Buchanan
B: 1940-10-11
D: 2018-04-26
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Buchanan, Shirley
Maurice Cotton
B: 1933-11-03
D: 2018-04-25
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Cotton, Maurice
Melanie Netherland
B: 1982-12-31
D: 2018-04-24
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Netherland, Melanie

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While there is no requirement to use a lawyer, probate is a rather formal procedure. One minor omission, one failure to send a copy of the petition to a relative, or a missed deadline, can cause everything to come to a grinding halt.

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(318) 396-3191 Griffin Funeral Homes
PO Box 1515
West Monroe, LA 71294
Email: griffinfuneralhome09@yahoo.com
(318) 396-3191 Griffin Funeral Homes
PO Box 1515
West Monroe, LA 71294
Email: griffinfuneralhome09@yahoo.com
(318) 396-3191 Griffin Funeral Homes
PO Box 1515
West Monroe, LA 71294
Email: griffinfuneralhome09@yahoo.com