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  • 15 min ago | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Velda Arrington Holder

    A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late W.R. and Belle Smathers Arrington. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Herman Holder, who died in 2009; and infant children, Deborah Ann and Charles Timothy Holder.

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  • 15 hrs ago | via Philly.com 

    Novella S. Williams, 87, prominent West Philadelphia...

    NOVELLA WILLIAMS had a clear memory of the time when she was a child living in North Carolina and the men in the "funny clothes" came to take her father away. He was wrongly accused of setting a barn on fire, and the family had to flee the outraged townspeople who came to the house.

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  • Monday | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, March 24, 2015

    Eloise M. Hill DURHAM - Eloise M. Hill, 89, passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 at her home in Durham. She was born in Johnston Co.

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  • Thursday Mar 19 | via Dayton Daily News 

    HOLCOMB, Mildred G. Hagerty

    News Death Notice HOLCOMB, Mildred G. Hagerty September 1, 1919- November 30, 2014 95, passed away on November 30, 2014 in Raleigh, NC. A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery, 8135 North Dixie Drive.

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  • Monday Mar 16 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Roy Lee Downing

    Downing, Roy Lee, 70, of New Martinsville, W.Va., died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va. Roy was a retired store manager for Safeway, a Methodist by faith, he graduated from West Liberty University in 1966, and then became U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.

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  • Sunday Mar 15 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Leon E. Gray

    Leon E. Gray, 91, died February 14, 2015 in Raleigh, NC. A memorial service will be announced.

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  • Wednesday Mar 11 | via Sydney Morning Herald 

    Chronicler of the US civil rights movement

    Claude Sitton was a son of the South whose unwavering coverage of the civil rights movement for The New York Times through most of that era's tumultuous years was hailed as a benchmark of 20th-century journalism. Claude Sitton was a son of the South whose unwavering coverage of the civil rights movement for The New York Times through most of that era's tumultuous years was hailed as a benchmark of 20th-century journalism.

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  • Wednesday Mar 11 | via Spring Hope Enterprise 

    March 12, 2015 Area Deaths

    PAID OBITUARY Dr. William E. Palich Dr. Bill Palich died peacefully on Feb. 25, 2015 at the age of 83. Born in Spokane, Ohio to Mary Rose Mitrovich and Louis Michael Palich, Bill was raised to value hard work and kindness, which he practiced every day until his death. His parents and his brothers Martin Thomas, Cyril Palich, Thomas Thomas, Joseph Thomas, Louis Palich and George Palich preceded Bill in death.

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  • Wednesday Mar 11 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, March 12, 2015

    DURHAM Iris Perry Lloyd DURHAM - Iris Perry Lloyd passed away peacefully on March 8, 2015 at her Croasdaile home. Mrs. Lloyd, "Ikey", was born October 25, 1932 in Durham to William Alvin Perry and Maude Pittard Perry.

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  • Wednesday Mar 11 | via Southwest Times 

    Jean Haislip Tickle

    Jean Haislip Tickle, 81, of Fairlawn, Va., died early Monday morning, March 9, 2015, in the Commonwealth Assisted Living Retirement Home, Fairlawn. She enjoyed playing bridge with her life-long friends, and while her health allowed, she loved to travel and spend time at the beach.

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  • Wednesday Mar 11 | via WRAL.com 

    Leading civil rights reporter Claude Sitton dies at 89

    One smacked his heavy flashlight into his palm while another ran his hand over his cartridge belt and revolver. Sitton opened his account with a direct quote from the sheriff: "We want our colored people to go on living like they have for the last 100 years."

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  • Tuesday Mar 10 | via KRMG-AM Tulsa 

    Pulitzer Prize-winner Claude Sitton dies at 89

    In this 1961 photo, journalist Claude Sitton, right, listens as University of Georgia Regents Chairman Robert O. Arnold announces that reporters will be banned from many buildings on the campus, during the desegregation crisis at the university, in Athens, Ga. Sitton, who was a leader among reporters covering the civil rights movement in the South in the 1950s and '60s and later won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary at The News & Observer, in Raleigh, N.C., died Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

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  • Tuesday Mar 10 | via KRMG-AM Tulsa 

    Pulitzer Prize-winner Claude Sitton dies at 89

    In this Nov. 1, 1990 photo, Claude Sitton, who covered the South for The New York Times in the 1960s, poses for a photo, in Atlanta. Sitton, who was a leader among reporters covering the civil rights movement in the South in the 1950s and '60s and later won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary at The News & Observer, in Raleigh, N.C., died Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

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  • Tuesday Mar 10 | via KRMG-AM Tulsa 

    Leading civil rights reporter Claude Sitton dies at 89

    In a 1962 article, New York Times reporter Claude Sitton described a voting rights meeting at a south Georgia church that was interrupted when the sheriff and his deputies entered, demanding information. One smacked his heavy flashlight into his palm while another ran his hand over his cartridge belt and revolver.

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  • Tuesday Mar 10 | via The Kingstree News 

    Jannie Snow, Nesmith

    Jannie Snow, Nesmith- Funeral services for Mrs. Jannie Mae 'Baeba' Snow, conducted by the Rev. Willie Holmes, were held Monday, February 23, 2015, at St. John AME Church of Morrisville.

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  • Tuesday Mar 10 | via The Las Vegas Sun 

    Pulitzer Prize-winner Claude Sitton dies at 89

    Journalist Claude Sitton, who set the pace for reporters covering the civil rights movement in the South in the 1950s and '60s and later won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, died Tuesday. He was 89. Sitton's son Clint said his father died Tuesday in Atlanta.

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  • Friday Mar 6 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Robinson, Jeanette W.

    JEANETTE W. ROBINSON, 80 RALEIGH, N.C. - Jeanette W. Robinson of Raleigh, N.C., formerly of Lakeland, FL, passed away on March 4, 2015, at the age of 80. She is pre-deceased by her husband, Donald B. Robinson, and her sister, June W. Dean. She is survived by her son, Alan Robinson Cyndi , daughter, Joyce Robinson, granddaughters, Ashley Robinson and Allison Robinson, sisters, Betty Gears Jud and Hatti Wildermuth, and brother, Henry Wagner Linda , and many nieces and nephews.

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  • Thursday Mar 5 | via Shelby Shopper And Info 

    Rachel H. Hedrick

    Rachel H. Hedrick, 95, beloved mother, the widow of Karl Holmes Hedrick, Sr., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 27, 2015. She was a resident of Peak Resources in Shelby, N.C. A native of Boiling Springs, Rachel was born on September 4, 1919, and was the youngest daughter of Prof.

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  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via Lumina News 

    Obituary: Althea Virginia "Mickey" Banks

    Mickey was born March 8, 1930, in Wrightsville Beach to her parents, Frank and Drurie Brown. She was the youngest of five children.

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  • Nov 23, 2014 | via Lincoln Tribune 

    State Responds to Winter Storm

    Asheboro, NC - On Saturday, the North Carolina House Republican Caucus voted to elect their leaders for the next biennium session of the North Carolina General Assembly. Rep. Tim Moore was elected to be the Follow your favorite teams in college and professional sports.

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