Marion Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Mar 11 | via Erie Times News 

    Faith communities stood up for rights in Selma: Robe...

    Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of the first of three marches from Selma, Ala. The marches were organized by the Dallas County Voters League, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to protest systematic suppression of African-American voting.

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  • Wednesday Mar 11 | via News Max 

    Selma March Honors Struggle of Civil Rights

    We can't hate white people. They live with us, march with us, pray with us, and die with us," the Rev.

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  • Friday Mar 6 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery 

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    Michael Jackson was only a year-and-a-half old when Jimmie Lee Jackson was killed in a Marion, Alabama restaurant by State Trooper James Bonard Fowler. Jackson was one of several civil rights activists in the city participating in a peaceful voting rights march on the night of February 18, 1965 when he was followed into Mack's Cafe' and eventually shot by Fowler.

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  • Wednesday Mar 4 | via The Indianapolis Star 

    John Richard Jeffries

    He was born on November 2, 1935 to Eddie& Elizabeth Jeffries in Marion, Alabama.

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  • Tuesday Mar 3 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    White, Ollie Myrtle "O.M."

    OLLIE MYRTLE 'O.M.' WHITE, 86 State of Florida BARTOW - Ollie Myrtle 'O.M.' White, age 86, passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at Brighton Gardens of Tampa. Born December 31, 1927, to Osgood M. & Eva Powell White in Bartow, FL, Ms White was a resident of Tampa since 2003, moving from Bartow.

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  • Tuesday Mar 3 | via WCNC-TV Charlotte 

    Remembering the martyrs of Bloody Sunday

    Remembering the martyrs of Bloody Sunday Jimmie Lee Jackson, Viola Liuzzo and James Reeb lost their lives in the civil rights fight. Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://usat.ly/1BFb2ij The casket bearing the body of Jimmie Lee Jackson is carried into a church in Selma, Alabama for funeral services in this March 3, 1965 file photo.

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  • Tuesday Mar 3 | via The Indianapolis Star 

    John Richard Jeffries

    He was born on November 2, 1935 to Eddie& Elizabeth Jeffries in Marion, Alabama.

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