There was a brief obituary in the Colored News, but there was also an editorial.
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One Saturday Mrs. E.C.B. stalked into the office with an effusion Mr. Underwood said he refused to disgrace the Tribune with: it was a cow obituary in verse, beginning: 0 kine no longer mine With those big brown eyes of thine…. and containing grave breaches of Christian philosophy.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
Trish was mentioned in her mother’s obituary from three years ago.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory