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ATLANTA – Movie producer Tyler Perry says his mother, Willie Maxine Perry, has died. His mother was 64. Tyler Perry announced the news of the Tuesday death on his Web site, where he thanked fans for their prayers. He did not say where his mother died or anything about the cause. Perry's publicist did not immediately respond to a phone call. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quoted a 2006 interview with Perry in which he said his mother was the basis for his most popular character,...
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Skip Prosser, who led Wake Forest to its first basketball No. 1 ranking three seasons ago, has died, the university said. He was 56. Prosser died Thursday of an apparent heart attack, the university said. Prosser spent six seasons with the Demon Deacons, winning an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title in 2003 and reaching the NCAA tournament in his first four seasons. Wake Forest went to No. 1 for the first time during the 2004-05 season. ...
Hazel Haley, the Lakeland High School English teacher thought to have been the longest-serving teacher in the country, died at her home Monday, friends said. She was 91. Haley retired in May 2006 after a 69-year career as an English teacher, 67 of those at Lakeland High. It was the longest tenure for a Florida teacher. Harold A. 'Streamline' Sale, a student of Haley's in the 1940s, went to Haley's home Monday afternoon and found her. "We lost a very good friend today," Sale said....
Renee GUYNN Obituary (DailyPress)

NEWPORT NEWS - Renee T. Guynn of Newport News,...

Margaret Groening Obituary (AP News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The mother of "The...

Vince Flynn Obituary (AP News)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Best-selling author Vince...

Frank McCourt Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Frank McCourt, the beloved...

Sandra Benfield Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Mrs. Sandra Miller Benfield 55 of Salisbury,...

Geraldine Ferraro Obituary (AP News)

BOSTON (AP) — Geraldine Ferraro, who in 1984...

Johnnye Code-Stewart Obituary (Spartanburg)

County Councilwoman Johnnye Code-Stewart died...

Ann Rule Obituary (AP News)

SEATTLE (AP) — True-crime writer Ann Rule, who...