Local obituary notices in Savannah, GA
Yesterday | via WTOC-TV Savannah
Pelote who passed away at the age of 85, served her community as an educator in Chatham County for 30 years. She also served as a Chatham County Commission Representative and was also a member of the Georgia General Assembly. Comment?
Friday | via WTOC-TV Savannah
Family and friends are gathering on Friday night to honor beloved Government Representative and educator Dorothy Pelote. Pelote died last weekend at the age of 85. The parking lot of Connors Temple Baptist Church is filling up as those who knew and loved Pelote arrived to pay respects. Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via CBC News
Glorious Murray sings hymns at the annual Martin Luther King March in Panama City, Fla., on Jan. 17, 2015. The holiday has added significance for some marking it given the renewed debate in the U.S. about civil rights and racism. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via The Times-Picayune
Thomas Blakey, an Army paratrooper who landed behind enemy lines early on D-Day to capture and hold a bridge to keep Germans from sending reinforcements to Utah Beach, died Thursday at his New Orleans home. He was 94. Mr. Blakey, a native of Nacogdoches, Texas, who moved to New Orleans after World War II, had a successful career with Blakey's Log Service, an oil-field supply company he established. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via Effingham Herald
The following was found in papers of the late Willie Kieffer Tebeau - an obituary from a newspaper dated Guyton, Effingham County, Dec. 8, 1899 : In the course of a lifetime there often devolves upon poor humanity duties which are sorrowful and full of pain, and it matters not how we strive to evade such obligations they are inevitable and must come. There devolves upon The News this morning a duty which brings pain to our heart at each pulsation and causes our head to bow in sorrow that duty of chronicling the death of Rev. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via Patch.com
Frank N. D'Amico, Jr., 66, of Peabody, died Monday afternoon at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness. He was the 22 year life partner of Mary Lou Maher of Peabody. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via WTOC-TV Savannah
Friends and family have arranged a memorial visitation for Bea Ribal. Ribal was shot and killed in a murder-suicide on Tybee Island on New Year's Day. Comment?
Sunday Jan 4 | via WTOC-TV Savannah
A community meeting was held by the Savannah Unity Action Committee and the Charles Smith family on Sunday to address ways to alleviate crime in the Savannah area. The meeting was lead by Reverend Leonard Smalls of the Litway M. B. Church, he was joined by the family members and friends of Charles Smith, a man who died after a confrontation with a Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Officer. Comment?
Saturday Jan 3 | via SavannahNow
Text message from Sarah Williams' phone Sarah Williams' daughter Isabella, 4, nonchalantly said she heard God in her ear directing her to an encounter that would eventually mean $100,000 for the 4-year-old. The Carrolls of Los Angeles ate Thanksgiving with the Williams family of Savannah after flying across the country to find recipients of money raised in their late daughter's honor. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 30 | via CNN
Olivia Anne Butler. She may have only been a month shy of her 11th birthday, but she left a legacy and impact on those around her, greater than those who may live 50, 70, 80 years. Comment?
Friday Dec 26 | via Alabama Live
"When we grew up, a lot of pets were outside. Now, they're more companions for people. Comment?
Dec 22, 2014 | via WTOC-TV Savannah
Major Accident Investigation Unit officers from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a two-pickup crash that left one man dead Monday morning. Gary Hill, 71, of Savannah was ejected and was transported to Memorial University Medical Center after the 8:45 a.m. crash on Fort Argyle Road at Panther Lane. Comment?
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