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Young Dolph’s aunt dies at 67, funeral home says

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Another heartbreak has hit the family of Adolph Thornton Jr., known and loved around the world by the name Young Dolph.

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Young Dolph’s aunt, Rita Myer, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the age of 67, according to an obituary from N.J. Ford & Sons Funeral Home.

She had been battling cancer.

Her death comes just over six months after Young Dolph was tragically gunned down at Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies.

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Rita Myer, the aunt of Memphis rapper Young Dolph, died at 67, according to an obituary from N.J. Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Rita Myer, the aunt of Memphis rapper Young Dolph, died at 67, according to an obituary from N.J. Ford & Sons Funeral Home.

Myer was the sister of Young Dolph’s father.

A visitation for Myer will be held between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday, May 27 at N.J. Ford & Sons Funeral Home at 12 South Parkway West and her burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery.

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