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Funeral home helps with teen’s burial


'Angel' appears to slain girl's family

An Opa-locka funeral home, founded by a woman in honor of her slain father, will host a viewing for a teenage girl who was shot to death in a car on Christmas Eve.

Posted on Wed, Jan. 02, 2008

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  • Audio | Interview with Lori Davis

When Lori Davis opened her own funeral home in Opa-locka, she named it Hadley's after her father Emory Hadley Jr., who was stabbed to death by a nephew in July.

''I wanted to honor my dad's memory and I wanted to do work where I would be in a position to help people in difficult times,'' said Davis.

After reading about 14-year-old Natasha Calixte, a Westview Middle School seventh-grader who died of a gunshot to the back on Christmas Eve, Davis knew the girl's family had no money for a funeral or burial. [More]


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