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This Great Grandmother's Horrible Obituary Went Viral for All the Wrong Reasons

Country Living logo Country Living 2017-07-11 Katina Beniaris

This Great Grandmother's Shocking Obituary Went Viral for All the Wrong Reasons © Twitter This Great Grandmother's Shocking Obituary Went Viral for All the Wrong Reasons A North Carolina newspaper ran a mean-spirited obituary last month about an 82-year-old great grandmother's allegedly complicated past, and now, her son is claiming the accusations are not true, Fox23 News reports.

The family is now searching for the writer responsible for stating that the late Cornelia June Rogers Miller had a lifelong drug addiction and that her "presence will not be missed by many." June Miller died in February, and the obituary in question was published four months after her death on June 27, WTVC reports. "The whole thing is just sad," June's son, Robert Miller, told WTVC. "It's really sad that they don't have anything better to do."

A portion of the obituary reads:

"Drugs were a major love in her life as June had no hobbies, made no contribution to society and rarely shared a kind word or deed in her life. Please let June Miller's life be a cautionary tale. Addiction and hatred are no es bueno for the living. We speak for the majority of her family when we say her presence will not be missed by many, very few tears will be shed, and there will be no lamenting over her passing."

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WTVC recently found that the unknown writer might have plagiarized from another obituary for a woman named Dolores Aguilar, which ran in 2008 in the Vallejo Times-Herald in California. Robert thought it might have been a prank from one of his sisters, but as WTVC reports, one sister has denied such actions, and said the situation was "sad and tragic."

You can read the scathing obituary posted to Twitter below.

(h/t Fox23 News)

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