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The Real Rosie the Riveter Dies at 92

She was a 19 year old telephone operator back in 1943, when neighbor Normal Rockwell asked her to pose for a painting. She had no idea that her image would become a national icon. 233 more words

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Mourners gather in Louisiana to honour R&B star Percy Sledge

BAKER, La. – Mourners and music fans have been gathering at a church in Baker, Louisiana, for the funeral of Percy Sledge, the rhythm and blues singer best known for the 1966 hit “When a Man Loves a Woman.” 97 more words

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NC man wrote an obituary; he makes a request of the readers

Obituaries are designed to write of a life’s identity.
He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. tilde Henry Wadsworth Longfellow… 85 more words

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Ben Powers, Actor Who Played Thelma’s Husband On ‘Good Times,’ Dies At 64

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Actor Alton Adelbert “Ben” Powers, known for his role in the 1970s CBS television series “Good Times,” has died at age 64. 141 more words

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Ben Powers, Actor Who Played Thelma's Husband On 'Good Times,' Dies At 64

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Actor Alton Adelbert “Ben” Powers, known for his role in the 1970s CBS television series “Good Times,” has died at age 64. 226 more words

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Ruth E. Kerzisnik

By Patrick Osborne

Ruth E. Kerzisnik, who was born on August 1, 1920, died March 31, 2009.

She was the beloved wife of the late Frank J.; loving mother of Marianne and David Fields, the late Frank E. 159 more words

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04/10/2015 - Obituary - Ova Lee "Ovalee" Hood - Age 71 - Bear Creek, AL

Bear Creek, AL – Ova Lee “Ovalee” Hood, age 71, of Bear Creek, Alabama, passed away Friday, April 10th, 2015, at the residence.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. 48 more words

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