Cynthia Atkins Luckie ’96

Cynthia Atkins Luckie, 40, of Montgomery, AL. died Friday, August 29, 2014 at her home.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. E.S.T. Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in the Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA. 31907. A private burial to follow in Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until service time.

Cynthia was born on August 8, 1974 in Davidson County, TN, to William V. Luckie of Southside AL, and the late Kay Andrews Luckie. A resident of Montgomery since 1999, Cynthia was an Archivist and was employed by the Alabama Department of Archives and History. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Davidson College in Davidson, NC and received her Master’s Degree from the University of South Carolina.

Cynthia served as the Treasurer for the Society of Alabama Archivist (SALA) and was a member of the Alabama Historical Association (AHA). She was active in organizing the Southern Archives Conference. She is survived by her father William V. Luckie of Southside, AL. Aunts, Frances Woolf of Glencoe, AL, Carol Flowers (John) of Evans, GA, and Laura Porter (Randy)of Verbena, AL. uncles, Charles Andrews (Susie), Comer, GA. and Gilbert Andrews (Susan) of Ellerslie, GA. and numerous cousins.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, 1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA. 30322 Condolences may be offered at

Chad H. Richardson ’96

Chad H. Richardson ’96 of King George, Va., died August 17, 2006. He worked for the Joint Analysis Center at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division. He did research at Johns Hopkins University during an internship. He played football at Davidson and was named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll. Survivors include a daughter, Crystal Goodrich; his mother, Linda S. Richardson, P.O. Box 800, King George, Va. 22485; his father, Earl L. Richardson; a brother, Kraig Richardson; and his paternal grandmother, Annie R. Richardson.

Renita G. Durant Riley ’96

Renita G. Durant Riley ’96 of Villa Rica, Ga., passed away suddenly on September 21, 2005. She joined Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Claxton at an early age. She was a graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School Class of 1991.

After moving to Villa Rica, she joined Saint Phillips A.M.E. Church in Atlanta.

She was employed as an administrative assistant at SITECH Atlanta Job Core. She was owner and operator of D&R Graphics in Douglasville.

She leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Tyrus E. Riley Sr., 2006 Sweet Bay Dr., Villa Rica. Ga., 30180-5865; children, Kimberly L.R. Ogelsby and Tyrus E. Riley Jr.; her parents, Lee Ellen Durant and Roy Lee Durant; a mother-in-law, Rosa Lee Riley, Villa Rica; two brothers, Cyril “Pac-Man” Durant and Roy LaWayne Durant; two sisters, Ternisha Chanta Durant and Crystal Daughtry; one nephew, Izrael Tyreke Durant; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Elizabeth “Liz” Jane Granadillo ’96

Elizabeth Jane Granadillo was born January 3, 1974, in Madrid, Spain, to father Pedro Pablo and mother Barbara Jean. Elizabeth lived in Spain for six years. During that time, her two siblings, Ann Jeanette and Paul Andrew, were born. Elizabeth and her family moved to Cobham, England, in August of 1980, where family lived until 1986.

In January of 1986, the family moved to the United States and resided until this day in Zionsville, Indiana. Elizabeth attended Zionsville schools from sixth grade through graduation in 1992.

For college, Elizabeth chose a small school in North Carolina, Davidson College. She majored in History and decided to pursue a career as a lawyer after her graduation in 1996. Elizabeth attended George Washington University for her graduate degree. Elizabeth graduated from law school and passed the bar in 1999. Presently, she lived in Washington D.C. and worked at the firm of Manatt, Phelps, and Phillips.

Elizabeth’s smile, energy, and enthusiasm for life has touched each of us. She was and is a very special person and we will miss her more than words can say.

The entire Granadillo family wishes to express sincere appreciation to all of you who have come to support us and offer compassionate comfort in this difficult ume. Your thoughts, prayers, and expressions of love give us strength.

Please send memorial contributions to:

The Greater Indianapolis Literacy League,
P.O. Box 211, Indianapolis, IN 46206-0211
The National Mental Health Association
1021 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA. 22314

Services: 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 13 in Zionsville United Methodist Church, of which she was a member. Dr. Alan Rumble officiating.

Calling: 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 12 in Flanner & Buchanan Zionsville Mortuary.

Burial: Zionsville Cemetery.