Monday, October 14, 2019
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Dailey Bailey: A Man’s Wife and Girlfriend Both Place Obituaries For Him in the Same Paper

I’m sure this was an incredibly awkward funeral for everyone involved . . . but it’s like winning a lottery ticket for me. Because this is gold right here.

A 55-year-old man named Leroy Black from Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey died last Tuesday. And apparently Leroy left behind a wife . . . and a girlfriend.

We know that because both of them placed obituaries for him in the “Press of Atlantic City” newspaper. And both of those obituaries ran on Friday, one right after the other one. And they used an identical picture of Leroy.

The first one was his wife’s, and it says, quote, “He is survived by his loving wife, Bearetta Harrison Black.” The second one was his girlfriend’s, and it doesn’t mention a wife. But it does say he’s, quote, “survived by his longtime girlfriend, Princess Hall.”

According to the funeral director, Bearetta and Princess did know about each other, and they’ve even been coordinating on the funeral . . . they clearly just disagreed about who should get mentioned in the obituary, so they both ran their own.

The funeral was yesterday in Atlantic City. As far as we know, there weren’t any fights.

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