In Memoriam

This page is dedicated to rural carriers who have lost their lives


In memoriam: Tammy Berry, RCA, Chatsworth, GA

Tammy Berry Obituary – Chatsworth, Georgia

SC rural carrier killed while on delivery route

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) – Authorities are searching for a suspect in the murder of a Williamsburg County mail carrier. Coroner Harrison McKnight says the victim, Irene Pressley, was found shot to death Monday afternoon in her SUV on Morrisville Road. United States Postal Inspection Service spokesperson Jessica Adams says Pressley was on her mail ... Read more

Family and friends remember Pittsylvania County mother and rural RCA, Brittany Cioffa, at vigil

Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a concerned party asking for a well-being check on a friend at 17133 Callands Road in Axton. Just after 1:10 a.m. Monday morning, deputies forced their way into the home after not receiving an answer and found a Brittany and Thomas. A firearm was discovered near the ... Read more

Putnam County rural mail carrier killed in accident

EATONTON, Ga. — A mail carrier died Tuesday in Putnam County after a single-vehicle accident. According to Sheriff Howard Sills, it happened around 1 p.m. on Lakeview Estates Drive. He says evidence shows 39-year-old Latonja Reese was working when she ran off the road and overcorrected when she got back on. When she overcorrected, the ... Read more

Rural Carrier Garland R. Bland Jr., 41, of North Chesterfield, VA killed in accident on the route

Authorities have charged a Midlothian woman with reckless driving in a crash Thursday that killed the driver of a mail carrier truck in Henrico County. The Virginia State Police were summoned about 6:15 p.m. Thursday to the scene of a two-vehicle crash along northbound Interstate 295 just south of Woodman Road. According to a preliminary ... Read more

Tragedy takes local rural mail carrier

Sarah Hartman, 30, worked as a rural mail carrier in Strafford, MO A Seymour woman died last week in a tragic two-vehicle, work-related accident on Evergreen Road, about two miles east of Strafford. Sarah K. Hartman, 30, who lives just east of Seymour, was working her route as a rural mail carrier east of Strafford ... Read more