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D: 2017-10-10
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L. A.  DeFord, Jr.
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L. A. DeFord, Jr.
1958 - 2017
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Condolence From: Mae Quirk
Condolence: LA will truly be missed. He left a lasting impression with me when I worked with him at Hope House Foundation. He had a great heart and great sense of humor. Your family are in my prayers.
Wednesday April 05, 2017
Condolence From: Vickie L Kimmons
Condolence: I would like to extend my deepest sympathy. Please cherish your wonderful memories. I know that Karen was waiting at the gates of Heaven to welcome L. A. They grew up together and have been reunited. God bless you and your family.
Wednesday April 05, 2017
Condolence From: Gail/Avalon Church of Christ
Condolence: Glenn Norman is a member of our congregation, Avalon Church of Christ, and he shared with us about your loss. We wanted to offer our condolences and pray that God will hold you in the palm of His hand as you travel through this valley. God has promised that He would provide comfort in our times of need, and we pray that He will draw close to you and provide strength in the days ahead.
Tuesday April 04, 2017
Condolence From: Rose Winfield
Condolence: My family and I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to you during this difficult time.Your brother was such a joy to be around. Working with him over the past few years was such an honor. He brought so much laughter and love to me and my fellow co-workers here at Hope House. He will truly be missed. I pray that God will provide you the comfort, strength, and peace needed during this time.
Tuesday April 04, 2017
Condolence From: Davey Hutto
Condolence: Delwyn really sorry for the loss of L.A., I know he meant a lot to you. I haven't seen him in a long time but I definitely enjoy the memories I had when I was able to see him in the past. Truly was a great guy, very caring person, he will be missed.
Tuesday April 04, 2017
Condolence From: Jakki Baker
Condolence: To the family, especially to the loving Sister, Adele, we The Shoney's would like to extend our deepest condolences to you. Thank you so much for letting L.A. become a part our family. We loved him and we will truly miss him. May you allow the Lord to be your Shephard and to lead you to the still waters where there is peace for your soul. We love you.
Monday April 03, 2017
Condolence From: R Bailey
Condolence: May I offer my sincere condolences. I pray your hearts find comfort in God’s Word the Bible where it states: “. . . the Sovereign Lord provides escape from death” Psalm 68:20. This will be at a time when there will be peace, with no sickness or death as the Bible promises at Isaiah 33:24 and Revelation 21:4. Until then, I pray your hearts find comfort and hope in God’s Word, family, friends and good memories. My deepest sympathy.
Monday April 03, 2017