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Marilyn E. Doughtry

BEDFORD, Virginia

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Rest in Paradise Marilyn... We go way back from grade school all the way to Southie high.. Praying for your love ones.. You are now in a better place...

I remember Marilyn as the quiet girl in our class. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Dorothy, Celine and family,
You all were wonderful over the last year taking care of Marilyn. I truly believe she hung in there for the love she felt from her family. My prayers and thoughts are with you all as you all find a way to continue with life.

Loving mother & beautiful daughters


When I think about the last year, I feel like I have been in a tornado... I am so sorry this happened to you. My life is filled with many memories of you, us and everyone together. We had many good times, and it is hard to see someone go when you enjoyed them. I know you can hear me talking to you every day now... I am sure you understand it all. I love you, we all do. Until next time...

Dorothy and Family,
Just wanted to thank you for allowing me to provide care for Marilyn during her stay with us. What a devoted and loving family you all are. Strongly dedicated to her and the care she needed. She will be missed.

Bernard, Dorothy, Celine, Harold and the entire family----So very sorry to read about this. I can only begin to imagine the sorrow at losing someone so close at such a young age. My prayers are with you for strength and peace. God Bless you.

For the past year I have been wondering why could you have been taken away from us, and I still can't find an answer even out of all religious and spiritual meanings. Life is unfair to the best people and that is the truth. I have truly been bitter the last year for what has happened but you did teach me a lesson that nothing is really as bad as it seems because I was still able to do even the basic things that most people take for granted. Even in death you teach me lessons about life and...


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