The Cobb victims of a Florida interstate pileup will be remembered at Sprayberry High School Wednesday night.
A tangle of immigration and financial issues has grown around the Cobb victims of last Sunday's Florida interstate tragedy. But tonight, the three Carmo family members who perished, and the surviving daughter who remains in critical condition, will be remembered at a candlelight vigil. Cobb Schools spokesman Doug Goodwin said in a statement late Wednesday morning that the vigil will take place at 7 p.m. at in Northeast Cobb. That's where 15-year-old Lidiane Carmo, still hospitalized in Florida, is a freshman. Her father, Pastor Jose Carmo, her mother, Adriana, and Lidiane's sister, Leticia, 17, also a Sprayberry student, were killed early Sunday morning when the van in which they were riding was involved in a multiple-vehicle pileup on …
Pastor Jose Carmo Jr. left his Brazilian congregation in Marietta with a message of hope.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Don't worry about death or when it will come, pastor Jose Carmo Jr. said in some of the final words he preached to his Brazilian-immigrant congregation, Marietta's Igreja Internacional da Restauracao. Kennesaw resident Carmo, 43; his wife, Adrianna, 39; their first daughter, Leticia, 17; his brother, Edson, 38; and Edson's girlfriend, Roselia DeSilva, 41, died early Sunday on Interstate 75 near Gainesville, FL, in a horrific crash involving at least nine other vehicles. In a YouTube video of a church sermon posted last week, Carmo addresses speculation that 2012 will bring the end of the world and emphasizes that only God knows when the end will come. Citing Scripture, his sermon has an underlying message of hope: "The Bible says this is …