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Caswell County heiress slain by serpent

YANCEYVILLE, N.C.¬†—¬†Miss Cordelia Arrington Pritchard, 82, went home to the Lord on Wednesday. Battling bravely to the very last, she fell prey to renal necrosis that resulted from a venomous bite. In a fluke accident, the departed had been repeatedly bitten by a cottonmouth that had been awakened from his hibernation by unseasonably warm weather- […]