The US elections 2016 effect on the populace took a dramatic turn when an American newspaper published a 68-year-old woman’s obituary on Tuesday that stated she has chosen death over voting for either Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch published an obituary of Mary Anne Noland, who passed away on Sunday. “Faced with the prospect of voting for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, Mary Anne Noland of Richmond chose, instead, to pass into the eternal love of God on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the age of 68,” the obituary stated. The notice described her as a “faithful child of God who devoted her life to sharing the love she received from Christ.”
According to The Telegraph, Noland was a former nurse by profession and she belonged to Virginia. Her husband, Jim Noland, told NBC 12 that the notice was just an effort put in by one of her three sons to keep up her sense of humour after her departure forever. The woman’s husband said that Noland was a compassionate lady and she was a grandmother of 10. He added that the whole family was rattled by her death but he is hopeful that the obituary helps in continuing her generous personality.
News.com.au reported that this was not the first time an obituary covered a political opinion about the US elections 2016. A Pittsburgh man, Jeffrey Cohen, died at the age of 70 and gave his political request after his death. It said he would love it if people disallow Trump from entering the White House in exchange for offering flowers to his grave. “Jeffrey would ask that, in lieu of flowers, please do not vote for Donald Trump,” the obit read.
Another obituary of Elaine Fydrych, who died at the age of 53 in New Jersey, stated that Trump’s rival needs to be stopped from becoming the president. “In lieu of flowers please do not vote for Hillary Clinton,” it read.
On the other hand, an obituary of Ernest Overbey urged voters to vote for Trump. His wife said that he wanted to live at least to see Trump becoming the US president. Trump thanked Overbey for such an obituary, saying he “must have been a great person.”