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Viral obituary: mom was 'violent, evil'

Viral obituary: mom was 'violent, evil'
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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