In Memoriam

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

InMemoriam

Mail carrier dies when lightning rips tree down on truck

A 43-year-old postal worker died on her route Saturday when a lightning strike ripped a tree on a North Carolina congressman’s property down on top of her mail truck, officials said. The tree smashed her vehicle and pinned her inside as a storm moved through the area at about 4:45 p.m. in Denver, around 30 ... Read more

Rural Carrier Clay Myer left legacy of going above, beyond call of duty 

Clay Myer, the Centre resident who was president of the Alabama Rural Letter Carriers Association, died suddenly Thursday night at his home. He was 54.Myer had been re-elected president a week earlier at the group’s annual convention in Huntsville. It would have been his third term.A resident of Centre, Myer loved the people on his ... Read more

 President Of The Alabama Rural Letter Carriers Association Passes Away At The Age Of 54

Clay Myer, the Centre resident who was president of the Alabama Rural Letter Carriers Association, died suddenly Thursday night at his home. He was 54. Myer was re-elected president a week ago at the group’s annual convention in Huntsville. It would have been his third term. Myer was a strong advocate for rural letter carriers. ... Read more

Georgia Rural Carrier murdered by husband

A Floyd County man has been charged with the death of one woman and serious injury of another following a report of multiple shots fired at a home on Fosters Mill Road Thursday night. Dewayne David Tanner, 45, has been charged with murder, two counts of aggravated battery, two counts of aggravated assault and possession ... Read more

Remembering a mother, sister and postal worker

“We never called each other by our first names. We always called each other sister. It was always hi sister, bye sister, I love you sister. I’m really going to miss that,” said the victim’s sister-in-law Allison Babcock.Allison Babcock says she’ll always remember her sister-in-law Trisha Palmer’s smile.A spokesperson for the United States Postal Service ... Read more

Postal driver (RCA) killed in Henry County crash

A Swanton woman was killed Tuesday when the U.S. postal vehicle she drove collided with a dump truck in Henry County’s Richfield Township, sheriff’s deputies said. Trisha Palmer, 35, was northbound on Township Road 3 about 10:30 a.m. and did not stop for a stop sign at County Road L, colliding with the westbound dump ... Read more