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  • Monday | via Salem News 

    Robert Charles Lucas

    He was the husband of the late Nancy Lucas whom he married Aug. 23, 1957. He is survived by two daughters, Lisa Rowland of Sugarland, Texas, Lori Tennant of Raleigh, N.C.; and three grandchildren.

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  • Saturday Dec 20 | via Tallmadge Express 

    obituary: Shirley O. Wilson

    Born in Raleigh, N.C., she has been an area resident for more than 25 years and a member of Stow Alliance Fellowship Church, where she had served as a deaconess and past president of the Alliance Women. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Clark; daughters, Kelly Smith and Beth Tucker; son, Patrick Wilson; and seven grandchildren.

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  • Wednesday Dec 17 | via Daily Dispatch 

    Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

    Mary grew up in Vance County, NC, and actually represented her hometown as Miss Henderson. Mary attended a two-year business college and began her career with Benton & Bowles in NYC, and then became legal secretary for several representatives with the NC State Legislature and the Attorney General's Office.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via The Washington Post 

    Nelson Greene Sr., Alexandria civic leader and funer...

    Nelson E. Greene Sr., an Alexandria funeral home owner and civil rights advocate who served on the city council and held other community leadership roles, died Nov. 13 at a hospital in Alexandria. He was 100.

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  • Thursday Dec 11 | via Recordpub.com 

    Faye Miller Carlisle

    Faye Miller Carlisle, 91 years of age, passed away Tuesday December 4, 2014 at Wakemed Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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  • Thursday Dec 11 | via Times Observer 

    Richard Hamilton

    Richard was born on June 13, 1931 in Warren, PA. He was the son of the late Lothair E and Dorothy J Hamilton.

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  • Thursday Dec 11 | via Recordpub.com 

    Roy A. James

    Born Jan. 31, 1934 in Ravenna, Ohio to William L. and Olive I. James. Roy graduated from Ravenna H.S. in 1952 and had enjoyed classmate reunions and many friendships.

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  • Tuesday Dec 9 | via InMenlo.com 

    In memory of Menlo-Atherton High School grad Michael...

    Sometimes InMenlo turns personal. That was the case yesterday when we received a request from a Raleigh, NC, television station asking permission to use an InMenlo photo that Scott R. Kline had taken of Michael Rosenberg who had died in a plane crash earlier in the day.

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  • Monday Dec 8 | via WTOP-FM Washington 

    Causes of death released

    Smoke inhalation caused the deaths of a Gaithersburg mother and two of her children after part of a small jet careened into their home Monday. The three victims on the plane died of traumatic injuries, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer.

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  • Sunday Dec 7 | via Recordpub.com 

    Faye Miller Carlisle

    Faye Miller Carlisle, 91 years of age, passed away Tuesday December 4, 2014 at Wakemed Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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  • Thursday Dec 4 | via Morning Journal 

    Carol James

    Carol Lindsay James passed away peacefully in her Cary, NC home on December 1, 2014 in the company of her children. Carol was preceded in death by her loving husband of 38 years, Howard James, of Cary, NC.

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  • Monday Dec 1 | via WCNC-TV Charlotte 

    NC considers updating vital records system

    NC considers updating vital records system NC considers updating vital records system Check out this story on WCNC.com: Officially registering a death essentially follows the same format used since the state's Vital Records office began to collect information in 1930; it's all done on paper. Records ultimately are stored on microfilm, an aging technology.

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  • Monday Dec 1 | via Bradford Today 

    Marion H. Freeman

    Marion H. Freeman, a kind, loving mother and grandmother, 95, of 67 Oxford Street, passed away, Friday, November 28, 2014 at Bradford Ecumenical Home. Born October 13, 1919 in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Ross William and Lovice Hosack.

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  • Monday Dec 1 | via Northern Michigan News 

    Rickie L. Hill Sr.

    Rickie L. Hill Sr., of LeRoy, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 64. Rickie was born September 17, 1950, in Cadillac, to Clyde L. and Alice M. Hill, and they preceded him in death.

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  • Saturday Nov 29 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Susan Marie Mays

    Susan Marie Mays passed away early morning on Nov. 28, 2014 at Tower Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Raleigh, North Carolina. She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Dale Mays; mother, Nina James; brother, Bill James; four children, Aaron Mays, Melanie Mays, Larry Mays, and Bill Hornish; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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  • Tuesday Nov 25 | via WLOS 

    Leland man convicted in DWI wreck death

    A Brunswick County jury on Monday deliberated less than an hour before convicting 28-year-old Pierre Jamar Walker in the impaired driving death of 61-year-old Martha Potter Mintz of Leland. Walker also was convicted of habitual impaired driving, reckless driving, felony death be vehicle, driving with a revoked license, hit and run and speeding.

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  • Nov 21, 2014 | via Daily Kos 

    Expert Pathologist Challenges Police Handling of Len...

    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.

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  • Nov 20, 2014 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Council reshapes draft "memorials" policy

    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.

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