Literary Obituaries & Death Notices by Clara D., Corning-Painted Post High School

Lily Potter

Lily Potter (née Evans) of Godric’s Hollow, England suddenly passed away on October 31, 1981.
She was born on January 30, 1960 in Cokeworth, England.
She attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and became Head Girl of Gryffindor House in her seventh year. She was also a member of Professor Horace Slughorn’s Slug Club.
Shortly after graduating from Hogwarts in 1978, Lily married James Potter and joined the Order of the Phoenix. They were committed to fighting Lord Voldemort and ended up defying him at least three times.
In autumn of 1979, Lily became pregnant, and the couple went into hiding in Godric’s Hollow. On July 31, 1980, she gave birth to Harry James Potter.
Lord Voldemort found them on October 31, 1981, and she passed away in defense of her son.
She is survived by her only son, Harry Potter, her sister Petunia Dursley (Vernon), and her nephew Dudley.
She was predeceased by her husband, James, in 1981, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Evans.
Burial was held at a private ceremony, and a memorial will be located at her cottage in Godric’s Hollow.
Harry Potter: Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter. London: Bloomsbury, 2007. Print

Mr. Everdeen

Mr. Everdeen of District 12 passed away on January 24 of the year of the 69th Hunger Games.
He worked as a coal miner for the district and as a poacher to feed himself.
He married Mrs. Everdeen, and they had two children, Katniss Everdeen in the year of the 58th Hunger Games and Primrose Everdeen in the year of the 62nd Hunger Games.
Mr. Everdeen died in a terrible mine explosion, and he is survived by his wife and two children.
A private ceremony was held in his memory.
Hunger Games: Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games. New York: Scholastic, 2008. Print.

Death Notices

Alaska Young suddenly passed away this weekend. She was preceded by her mother, and a memorial will be held at Culver Creek Preparatory School.
Looking For Alaska: Green, John. Looking for Alaska: A Novel. New York: Dutton Children’s, 2005. Print.
Darth Vader suddenly passed away in the explosion of Death Star II yesterday. A private ceremony will be held on Endor. He is succeeded by his son Luke Skywalker and daughter Leia Skywalker.
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Dir. Richard Marquand. By Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas. Perf. Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Billy Dee Williams. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, 1983. Videocassette.

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