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Change in obituary wording upsetting to this writer

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I am writing in regard to the letter to the editor in Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, edition titled “Family member ‘went home to be with the Lord.”
This brought back the disappointment I felt when the Roane County News took the Lord out of the obituary I wrote for my husband’s passing on July 19, 2010.
Instead of “went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,” it was replaced with, “passed away.”
The Lord is being taken out of more and more things these days, I don’t understand why.
Also, there were 10 survivors listed in the obituary, all from Roane County.


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