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Latest Viral Obituary: Mom Was 'Violent, Evil'

Latest Viral Obituary: Mom Was 'Violent, Evil'
Posted Wednesday, September 11th 2013 @ 1pm  by  Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– "Viral obituaries" are quite trendy these days, and they're usually heartwarming—or at least hilarious—but not so in this latest case. Gawker spotted the obituary for Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick in the Reno Gazette-Journal, and though the paper removed it, Gawker has the full text. Whoever wrote it says Johnson-Reddick, who died recently at age 78, "spent her lifetime torturing [her eight children] in every way possible," "neglect[ing] and abus[ing]" them while they were young and later "stalk[ing] and tortur[ing] anyone they dared to love."

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