Local obituary notices in Raleigh, NC
7 hrs ago | via Daily Kos
Dr. Christena L. Roberts, an NAACP-retained expert pathologist, has released her review of the "procedures followed by local and state authorities in handling the purported 'suicide'" of 17 year old Lennon Lacy. As has been written about here previously , Lacy was found hanging on a children's swing set in a predominantly white rural North Carolina trailer park on August 29th. Comment?
Thursday | via HeraldSun.com
City Council members appear likely to endorse a policy that allows the removal of roadside memorials on public property, but signaled Thursday they don't want one as strict as what the city staff initially proposed. The final version will allow memorials to remain as long as they don't attract complaints from Durham residents, and will specify that a removal should occur only after 45 days' notice to the person or group that erected it. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Raleigh, NC - Lt. Col. Chrisilios Thomas "Tom" Biliouris, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on the morning of Monday, November 17. Tom was born in Worcester, MA on August 16, 1938, to Areti and Heracles Biliouris. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via NewsandSentinel.com
He was born March 9, 1944, in Wood County, W.Va., the son of the late John Douglas and Beatrice Pennybacker Ayers. He is survived by his wife, Sherry Diane Ayers; three daughters, Kami Lake Astorg of Vienna, Susan Bartholow of Raleigh, N.C., and Tanya Monroe of Parkersburg; one son, Robert Ayers of Vienna; one sister, Penny Mollendick of Vienna; one brother, Steve Ayers of Parkersburg; grandchildren, Rick and Megan Ayers, Seve, Tyler, Cale, and Cameron Astorg, Reed and Lauren Gonzalez, Ann Archer, Brooke Poling, and Randall Arbogast; and six great-grandchildren. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via WWAY-TV Wilmington
The North Carolina NAACP today asked the US Attorney in Raleigh for a full, federal review of the death of a Bladenboro teen. Lennon Lacy, 17, was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro the morning of Aug. 29. Following autopsy results that ruled Lacy died by hanging with no indication of foul play, the teen's family said they still want answers after rumors surrounding details in the case. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via WRAL.com
Nathan Andrew Clark died at about 11 p.m. at the Comfort Suites hotel on Corporation Parkway after being hit by a bullet that traveled through a hotel wall from an adjacent room, Raleigh police said. Investigators said a gun in the room adjacent to Nathan's discharged, but they have not released more information about why or how it went off. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 11 | via The Lakeland Ledger
MAE BROWN STOKES NEWBERN, 103 RALEIGH, NC - Mae Brown Stokes Newbern, 103, died November 5, 2014, after a period of declining health. She was born in Miller County, Georgia, May 3, 1911, a middle child of William Thomas Brown and Buecilla Wells Brown. Comment?
Monday Nov 10 | via Kinston Free Press
Sgt. Jamie Ray Moore, 42, graduated from North Lenoir High School in 1991 and after starting out as a Lenoir County Sheriff's Office deputy, became a state trooper in Pamlico County in 1998, according to Kinston-based SHP Sgt. Scott Hemby, who knew Moore before he joined the highway patrol. Comment?
Sunday Nov 9 | via The Charlotte Observer
Michael Anthony Kerr died from dehydration March 12 after spending 35 days in solitary confinement. Five people have been fired, two have resigned and two were demoted due to the handling of Kerrs care. Comment?
Friday Nov 7 | via The Lakeland Ledger
JEANETTE BULL WESTMORELAND, 83 GREENSBORO, NC - Mrs. Jeanette Bull Westmoreland, 83, formerly of Jamestown, NC, died Tuesday 11/4/2014, in Greensboro, NC. Mrs. Westmoreland was born May 11, 1931 in Relay, MD, the daughter of Charles Walter and Dorothy Johnson Bull. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 4 | via IBerkshires
PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Jeffrey L. Johnson Sr., 61, of Pittsfield died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Berkshire Medical Center. Comment?
Saturday Nov 1 | via HeraldSun.com
Mr. Jerome Alston, 75, died Monday, October 27, 2014, at Pruitt Health Center of Durham. His service will be conducted at 1pm on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Burthey Funeral Chapel, 1510 Fayetteville St. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Comment?
Friday Oct 31 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Spencer - SPENCER - Pauline M. Kallio, 89, of Spencer, died peacefully at her home, on Thursday, Oct. 30th, 2014. She leaves her husband of 69 years, Raymond H. Kallio, her daughter Nancy J. and her husband Bernard Nowak, Jr. of Spencer, three grandchildren; Lisa Rockwood and her husband James of Cache, Ok., Marie Pasquale and her husband Joseph of Raleigh, NC., and Cheryl Lavoie and her husband John of West Newton, six great grandchildren Anna & Alex, Elena & Evan and Benjamin & Adam, several nieces and nephews. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Recorder
"Pink," of Charlotte, NC, passed away on October 28, 2014 surrounded by love with her family at her bedside. Born Charlotte Elizabeth Deckro on March 4, 1944 in Amsterdam, NY, the daughter of the late Charlotte and Floyd Deckro. Comment?
Sunday Oct 26 | via West Allis
He was born July 13, 1920, in Waukesha to Earl John and Sarah Morch. He served in the Army Air Corp during World War II. Comment?
Oct 21, 2014 | via MainStreetNews.com
Raleigh artist and writer David Erskine Rice died on Monday, October 20, 2014, following a brief illness. A native of Long Island, N.Y., Mr. Rice had made his home in Raleigh for some 30 years, and was employed by the Postal Service until his retirement several years ago. Comment?
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