Raleigh Obituaries

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  • Tuesday Oct 21 | via MainStreetNews.com 

    David Rice

    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.

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  • Sunday Oct 19 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    John Stewart Bailey

    John graduated as valedictorian of his class from St. Marys High School and received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from West Virginia University. After college, John moved to and worked in California for 20 years, where he met his wife, Mary Fulks Bailey, and many great lifelong friends.

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  • Friday Oct 17 | via Stars and Stripes 

    Confederate pomp to accompany burial of slave's daug...

    In this Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, photo, Mattie Clyburn Rice stands outside the Old County Courthouse, in Monroe, N.C., during a ceremony honoring 10 black men, 9 of whom were slaves, who served in the Confederate Army. In this Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, photo taken outside the Old County Courthouse in Monroe, N.C., members of the North Carolina Society of the Order of the Black Rose surround Mattie Clyburn Rice during a ceremony honoring 10 black men, 9 of whom were slaves, who served in the Confederate Army.

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  • Friday Oct 17 | via Fredericksburg.com 

    Shirley S. Mackey

    Shirley Simpson Mackey, 79, of Fredericksburg passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital as a result of lung cancer. She graduated from the local schools in Bowling Green, Ky.

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  • Friday Oct 17 | via The Daily Advance 

    Confederate pomp amid burial of slave's daughter

    In this Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 photo, Mattie Rice stands outside the Old County Courthouse, in Monroe, N.C., during a ceremony honoring 10 black men, nine of whom were slaves, who served in the Confederate Army. Rice, 91, the daughter of Confederate soldier Weary Clyburn, died in September 2014.

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  • Friday Oct 17 | via WDRB-TV Louisville 

    Controversy surrounds burial of former slave's daughter

    A million dollars. That's how much a man will need to get out of jail after police say he beat his ex-girlfriend's 3-year-old son.

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  • Wednesday Oct 15 | via WATE-TV Knoxville 

    NC mom's blood-alcohol level 4 times the limit; son ...

    Authorities say the woman who was driving when her SUV flipped Monday afternoon on Creedmoor Road had a blood-alcohol level four times over the legal limit. Laura Lynne Smith, 49, of Raleigh, was traveling south on Creedmoor Road when she lost control of the vehicle and hit four trees.

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  • Tuesday Oct 14 | via Independent Weekly 

    Thomas Crowder, longtime Raleigh Council member, die...

    Thomas Crowder died this afternoon. I believe the funeral will be Saturday at Western Boulevard Presbyterian Church.

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  • Tuesday Oct 14 | via WLOS 

    NC uses familiar poet laureate selection process

    Severe T-Storm Warning: Until 11:45 A.M. for Avery, Burke, McDowell, Mitchell, Abbeville, Anderson, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens and Spartanburg Counties. Damaging winds, seek shelter.

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  • Tuesday Oct 14 | via WBTV 

    Police: Mother's blood-alcohol content 4 times legal...

    The woman who was driving when her SUV flipped Monday afternoon on Creedmoor Road was traveling 29 mph over the posted speed limit, according to the wreck report released Tuesday. The woman who was driving when her SUV flipped Monday afternoon on Creedmoor Road was traveling 29 mph over the posted speed limit, according to the wreck report released Tuesday.

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  • Monday Oct 13 | via The Jersey Journal 

    18-year-old Watchung Hills grad killed in truck cras...

    Bridgewater - Anthony Paul Mascia, killed in a fiery truck crash on Thursday, loved loved family, hockey, offshore fishing, and super cars, according to his obituary . "Anthony loved to play the sport and was always a happy person when around the sport of ice hockey," Anthony Criscitello, head ice hockey coach at Watchung Hills Regional High School said.

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  • Sunday Oct 12 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Michael R. Scully

    He was born Sept. 28, 1952, in Pittsburgh, Pa., a son of the late Raymond Alfred Scully Jr. and Doris Weiland Scully.

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  • Saturday Oct 11 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, October 12, 2014

    On October 11, 2014 Barbara passed this life peacefully at her home in the arms of her two daughters who cherish their memories and life with her. Barbara Jane Adcock was born on January 6, 1938 to Mary Elizabeth Malone Adcock and John Frederick Adcock in Durham, NC.

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  • Tuesday Oct 7 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Obituary: Curtina Renee McQueen, 42, of Lopatcong To...

    Curtina Renee McQueen, 42, of Lopatcong Township, formerly of Pittstown, died on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem. Born in Lumberton, NC, July 16, 1972, she was the daughter of Dexter and Brenda Lennon McQueen, Sr. of Lopatcong Township.

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  • Friday Oct 3 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, Oct. 4, 2014

    Mrs. Joyce Tyndall Fowler, 71, of 219 Hester Road, died on Friday, October 03, 2014 at the Elmcroft of Northridge, after a brief struggle with cancer. Mrs. Fowler was born in Dunn, N.C. to the late James and Lillian Powell Tyndall.

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  • Friday Oct 3 | via York Dispatch 

    York-area obituaries for 10/3/14

    A road crew in Washington state has had it with a beaver that persists in building a dam under a bridge. Having been born in York, I think a thrift gene was inserted into my genetic code.

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  • Thursday Oct 2 | via The Willits News 

    Obituary: Bill Bartholomew

    Bill Bartholomew, 87, passed away peacefully at Ridgewood Ranch on September 25, 2014 where he lived for 48 years. He was surrounded by his family.

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  • Wednesday Oct 1 | via The Moultrie News 

    Sullivan's Island Mayor Mike Perkis passes away at 70

    Interment will be private. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to Friends of Sullivan's Island School, the Charleston Animal Society, or Chabad of Charleston and The Lowcountry.

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  • Thursday Sep 25 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Tillie M. 'Skip' Head

    Tillie M. "Skip" Head died peacefully on September 24, 2014 from complications resulting from a fall and serious injury to her head. She was 95. She was born in 1918 in Scranton, Pa., to William and Anna Mentz.

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  • Thursday Sep 25 | via Daily Dispatch 

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Roberta Riddick Watkins King, 93, of 4715 Jacksontown Road, Manson, in the Drewry Community, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

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