Yesterday | via Myrtle Beach Online
Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. As the signs staged last weekend on the doors at the 2nd & Charles, a secondhand store in Charlotte, N.C., for music, DVDs, books and video games: "Save our culture. Comment?
Monday Apr 20 | via Erie Times News
Zack Hodges" last football game for Independence High came on the September day in 2008 when he buried his mother. Hodges, his coaches and several dozen of his teammates attended the afternoon funeral for Barbara Wright, who died at 48 after a massive stroke. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Capital Weekly
David Kelley Ramsdell, 81, passed away peacefully April 8, 2015, at the Mike Conley Hospice House in Cleremont, Fla. David was born in Rockland to Helena A. and Gilman Lorring Ramsdell. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via The Grand Junction Sentinel
She is survived by one son, Daniel Bruce Brock of Charlotte, North Carolina; one daughter, Laura Leigh of Grand Junction; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions to HopeWest and Hospice Care Center, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction, 81506; or St. Matthew's Music Ministry, 3888 27 1/2 Road, Grand Junction 81506. Comment?
Monday Mar 30 | via Q-Notes
Hugs, tears and memories were shared on Sunday as three dozen community members and friends came together to celebrate the life of Blake Brockington, a transgender teen activist who died as the result of suicide on March 23. "This afternoon's gathering is not about death - it is about life," Sacred Souls Community Church Pastor Tonyia Rawls told those gathered as the memorial began. Brockington, 18, had made name for himself as an activist on transgender issues, racism, police brutality and violence, beginning last year with his nomination and eventual win as East Mecklenburg High School's homecoming king. Comment?
Sunday Mar 29 | via WBTV
Blake Brockington was a role model for other teens at Time Out Youth, Charlotte's support agency for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths. As a 17-year-old senior at East Mecklenburg High in 2014, he gained national attention as the state's first transgender homecoming king. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Lincoln Times-News
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rick Sloop officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:45 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Weirton Daily Times
DYE, Mary Alice , 96, of Charlotte, NC, formerly of Steubenville, OH, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at The Pavilion Health Center at Brightmore. Comment?
Mar 25, 2015 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
M. Joyce Carlow Smith, 89, died Sunday, March 22nd at the Life Care Center in Auburn. She leaves a daughter, Deborah Carlow of Millbury; a son, Dennis Carlow and his wife, Jeanine of Nebraska; three step-children, Scott R. Smith of York, Maine, Cynthia L. Meighan of Charlotte, NC and Kevin Smith of Worcester; nine grandchildren, Amy Carlow, Angela Cammuso, Stephen Cammuso, Sarah Michalak, Nicholas Cammuso, Timothy Smith, Patrick Meighan, John Heart-Smith, and Paige Heart - Smith; five great grandchildren, Griffin, Avery, Fenton, and Bryn Michalak and Julia Cammuso; nephews and nieces. Comment?
Mar 24, 2015 | via Q-Notes
Friends and community members are today mourning the passing of a local transgender youth activist, Blake Brockington, who died as the result of suicide overnight. Brockington, 18, was a 2014 graduate of East Mecklenburg High School where, last year, he was nominated and later crowned homecoming king as an openly transgender student after winning a fundraising competition and drawing in $2,335.55 for a charity chosen by the school. Comment?
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