Local obituary notices in Savannah, GA
Thursday Aug 27 | via Philly.com
Amelia Boynton Robinson, 104, who helped lead the 1965 "Bloody Sunday" voting rights march and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama, died Wednesday at a Montgomery hospital, surrounded by family and friends. She suffered a stroke in July. Comment?
Thursday Aug 27 | via Weirton Daily Times
ZINAICH, George Joseph, 41, of Mount Pleasant, SC, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via Gawker
Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist and organizer who helped secure the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, died Wednesday. She was 104. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via DigitalBURG
Jarrod Dyson wasn't even in Kansas City's original starting lineup Tuesday night. Dyson, who started after Omar Infante was scratched with back spasms, scored - Judges in St. Louis are seeking a sculpture to honor the roughly 400 slaves who petitioned Missouri courts for freedom in the 1800s. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via Patch.com
John K. Severson aka "Big Al," "Uncle Al the Nation's Pal," John "Big Al" or "Uncle Al the Nation's Pal" Severson, longtime owner and proprietor of Al's Steak House on Mount Vernon Avenue in Alexandria, VA died peacefully in his home on Saturday, August 15. 2015. He was born in Hawaii on October 28, 1941 to the late Elizabeth and Arthur Severson. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via SavannahNow
Dean Michael Coreno, 48, of Bluffton, S.C., died at the scene of the 7:15 a.m. wreck at Skidaway Road and East Duffy Street, said Eunicia Baker, Savannah-Chatham police spokeswoman. Baker said Coreno was driving his 2008 Chevrolet Colorado south on Skidaway when he struck curbing on the south side of Duffy and a nearby oak tree. Comment?
Monday Aug 10 | via WTOC-TV Savannah
A vigil was held Monday night in Statesboro to remember a young man who tragically passed away after being struck by a vehicle. Jordan Aubrey, 17, was hit by a car Saturday night, suffering major brain injuries. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 5 | via The Baltimore Sun
Marie L. Lerch, a homemaker who was an active member for three decades of the Maryland Colonial Society, died Sunday of a stroke at her North Homeland residence. She was 90. The daughter of Joseph A. Logan II, a civil engineer, and Marie Doolan Logan, a homemaker, the former Marie Therese Logan was born and raised in Savannah, Ga. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 4 | via WALB-TV Albany
Since then, people in our strong military community have been looking for a way to express their feelings and condolences to the families. One Savannah funeral home is giving people an opportunity to honor these servicemen and their families. Comment?
Jul 30, 2015 | via SavannahNow
A Savannah man has died from injuries he suffered when the lawnmower he was riding late at night without lights last week was struck from behind by a truck, police said Thursday. Christopher James Martin, 21, died Thursday afternoon at Memorial University Medical Center, where he'd been taken in critical condition after the July 22 wreck. Comment?
Jul 24, 2015 | via Cleveland Daily Banner
He was formerly employed with Bradley County Emergency Medical Services, Bradley County Sheriff's Office and was a volunteer with the Bradley County Rescue Service for many years. For more than 38 years, he worked with the Mounted Patrol. Comment?
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