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Good Riddance! [Pic]

UNEDITED VERSION OF THE SUBMITTED OBITUARY (INCLUDING THE DATE TYPO WHICH SHOULD HAVE READ AUGUST 30TH): January 4, 1935 Sept. 30, 2013 Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick born Jan 4, 1935 and died alone on Sept. 30, 2013. She is survived by her 6 of 8 children whom she spent her lifetime torturing in every way possible. While she neglected and abused her small children, she refused to allow anyone else to care or show compassion towards them. When they became adults she stalked and tortured anyone they dared to love. Everyone she met, adult or child was tortured by her cruelty and exposure to violence, criminal activity, vulgarity, and hatred of the gentle or kind human spirit.

On behalf of her children whom she so abrasively exposed to her evil and violent life, we celebrate her passing from this earth and hope she lives in the afterlife reliving each gesture of violence, cruelty, and shame that she delivered on her children. Her surviving children will now live the rest of their lives with the peace of knowing their nightmare finally has some form of closure.

Most of us have found peace in helping those who have been exposed to child abuse and hope this message of her final passing can revive our message that abusing children is unforgiveable, shameless, and should not be tolerated in a humane society. Our greatest wish now, is to stimulate a national movement that mandates a purposeful and dedicated war against child abuse in the United States of America.

Vicious obituary that sounds like it may have been deserved. Harsh reality. Date was a typo-Story in credits link below.

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Date: 09/12/13 08:52 AM

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  1. Profile photo of kitteh9lives
    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
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    September 12, 2013 at 8:55 am
    Link: Good Riddance! - Vicious obituary that sounds like it may have been deserved. Harsh reality. Date was a typo-Story in credits link below.
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    Doiknowyou Male 30-39
    999 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 9:02 am
    So...she`ll be dead on the 30th?
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    DOUBLE_L7 Male 18-29
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    September 12, 2013 at 9:11 am
    If you had a paper from the future why would you post an obit and not the winning lotto numbers?
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    September 12, 2013 at 9:38 am

    Dead on the 30th of this month.... sounds like a warning to me.
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    RPossum Male 30-39
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    September 12, 2013 at 10:09 am
    OMG....where can I subscribe to future paper!!!???
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    September 12, 2013 at 10:24 am
    VV Learn to read you dummies :-P

    Anyhow, there are indeed evil people in this world who would fit this description. Sad but true.
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 10:35 am
    UPDATE: "Further investigation reavealed that the mother was well-loved in the community and the author of the obituary was just pissed off that her mother refused to buy her the more expensive prom dress 40 years ago."

    Seriously: Who takes an obituary as an opportunity to settle a score? If you don`t have anything nice to say, you just keep it really, really short. That speaks volumes without making you seem like a vindictive, butt-hurt psychopath.
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    bacon_pie Male 30-39
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    September 12, 2013 at 10:46 am
    On September 30th huh? This looks like a job for...

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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 10:54 am
    Sounds like my step-witch.
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    McDuff73 Male 30-39
    870 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 11:13 am
    Abusers dont tend to let the community they live in know that they are abusers, so she may well have been liked in her community but the community may well have been utterly oblivious to her behaviour towards her children, and if they have suffered at the hands of such a monster its for them to decide how and what actions they take and no one else
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    LordJim Male 60-69
    7068 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 11:38 am
    Livia Soprano?

    Actually, that gives me an idea. We`d all like to write our own obituary, right?

    RUTHLESS CRIMELORD WITH DOUBLE
    LIFE EVADES JUSTICE TO THE END.

    Much loved father, teacher, friend and community benefactor LordJim passed away mourned by many. However, few knew of his secret double-life as one of the most feared crimelords in Western Europe. A combination of psychopathic charm, utter ruthlesness and a finely-honed intelligence allowed him to fool all who knew him for decades. His best friend of 50 years said, `I just thought he was a really sweet guy who put others before himself. I suppose I should have suspected something when he became a LibDem councillor but he was just so plausible.`

    Police say it may take years to uncover the depths of his depravity.

    Greatly missed. No flowers by request.
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 11:40 am
    @ McDuff73: ... if they have suffered at the hands of such a monster it`s for them to decide how and what actions they take and no one else.
    (1) How do you know the mother was "a monster"? Because the author of the obituary said so. Hardly seems fair: Why don`t we let the mother give *her* side to the story? Oh yeah, she can`t--because she`s dead.

    (2) Certainly the children can choose to write their mother`s obituary in whatever tasteless, vindictive manner they please. But conducting this business in public--in a newspaper--makes it subject to the judgments of the public at large, including mine. That`s how these things work. Or are you suggesting that I should not be allowed to express an opinion?
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    broizfam Male 60-69
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    September 12, 2013 at 11:42 am
    Umm...She died 18 days in the future?
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    McDuff73 Male 30-39
    870 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 11:51 am
    I didnt say she was a monster as you rightly pointed out it was the writer of the obit.

    I didnt at any point say you couldnt have an opinion on the obituary so I dunno why your getting yer knickers in a twist about what I said.

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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 12:02 pm
    @ McDuff73: No worries; my squirrel underpants are dapper and untwisted. It just seemed to me (correct me if I`m wrong) that your point in your first comment was that since I`m not a member of this family, I have no right to comment on the obituary.

    If that was your point (again: help me out here), I`m disagreeing with it on the grounds that publishing an obituary is a very public act. No one has the right to walk onto the public stage, proclaim "May I have your attention, please!", and then be exempt from criticism, be it favorable or unfavorable.
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    patchouly Male 40-49
    4746 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 12:06 pm
    Hang on...this date hasn`t happened yet.
  17. Profile photo of McDuff73
    McDuff73 Male 30-39
    870 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 1:20 pm
    OK I`ll correct you

    At no point did I say you werent entitled to or able to voice an opinion, there correction all done
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    panth753 Female 18-29
    9259 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 2:28 pm
    So I`m guessing she children are planning to kill her and this is her warning.
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 2:29 pm
    @ McDuff73: Cool. We`re in agreement then. (For future reference, the statement "It`s for them to decide how and what actions they take and no one else" sounds a bit like "You have no place criticizing them.")

    Incidentally, I do agree with your earlier point that a child abuser is likely to hide that abuse from the public; ergo, a person`s being well-loved in their community doesn`t necessarily equate to him or her being a good parent.
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    spreekiller Male 40-49
    46 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 4:12 pm
    Some more info if you are interested


    More Info
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 4:39 pm
    @ Spreekiller: Interesting; thanks. I certainly have more sympathy for the children after reading that.
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    Ani187 Female 30-39
    4448 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 4:45 pm
    If it had been up to me, I would have wrote my former step-father`s obit in much the same way. He deserved to die alone and miserable.
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    emmettyville Female 40-49
    4348 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 5:21 pm
    good f ucking job. Too many a ssholes get away with terrorizing people and no one says anything.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 8:26 pm
    @spreekiller & @kitteh9: As bad as her abuse was? There have been hundreds of cases that were FAR worse.

    I married one. I almost qualify myself (but it wasn`t THIS bad!). I could cite 100 cases which make this look like Disneyland...

    Meanwhile? If things were changed because of this to protect children? Then there is still hope for the future.

    Never stay silent! Never make excuses!
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 8:43 pm
    @ Kitteh and others: From the two additional stories I`ve read on this now, I think it`s safe to say that the mother was unusually abusive. And her children are certainly free to do whatever they please. Still, I`m not convinced that vindictive obituaries make the world a better place.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14654 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 8:49 pm
    I periodically google-stalk a former teacher so that I will known when he`s dead and I can travel 7,000 miles to literally take a dump on his headstone.
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    Sleepyhallow Male 50-59
    1983 posts
    September 12, 2013 at 11:16 pm
    This inhuman mother`s abuse of her children was the driving factor in new laws that were passed in Nevada at the time allowing children to be removed from their parents` care .

    I`d say the Obit is well deserved.
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    McDuff73 Male 30-39
    870 posts
    September 13, 2013 at 1:43 pm
    @Squrlz4sale for future reference your free to carry any opinion you want about anything but it wont affect any change on an action thats already happened so dont expect it to.
    Also if your unclear on something I post in future just ask I`m happy to correct you again.
  29. Profile photo of Squrlz4Sale
    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    September 13, 2013 at 5:36 pm
    @ McDuff73: In point of fact, you never corrected me. As tactfully as I could, I pointed out that your statement "It`s for them to decide how and what actions they take and no one else" was stupid because it`s tantamount to saying that no one should express an opinion. But rather than graciously concede you overstated the point, you`ve gotten your ego wrapped up in all this and have become progressively more and more rude.

    Perhaps that will help you see the light, but I rather doubt it.
  30. Profile photo of McDuff73
    McDuff73 Male 30-39
    870 posts
    September 14, 2013 at 1:32 am
    @Squrlz4sale You made an incorrect assertion about my comment I`ve corrected you on that.
    Your continued inability to comprehend that your opinion is of no matter to the people concerned in this story is baffling as is your claim that I`ve been rude at any point maybe you just feel silly for not understanding my initial point?
  31. Profile photo of Squrlz4Sale
    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    September 14, 2013 at 2:16 am
    @ McDuff: You`re absolutely right. I am entirely unable to comprehend that my opinions are of no matter to the people in this story. I`m really glad you pointed that out, and I appreciate it. Have a nice day!

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