Thief Steals Car—Along With Grandma's Ashes
Ga. woman's car stolen on way home from memorial service
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 4, 2011 8:11 AM CDT
Authorities say they haven't found the car, which was one of 100 stolen in an average week in Gwinnett, Georgia.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – A Georgia woman would like a thief to return her Nissan Altima—and her grandmother's ashes. Ebony Simpson stopped off at a supermarket on her way home from her grandmother's memorial service and a thief made off with her car, along with the urn in the trunk, after taking the keys from her shopping cart, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Simpson says she had planned to keep the urn on display at home. "My grandmother was like my second mom," she says. To the thief, she says: "I would just like them to imagine if your child or your grandmother was in a car and somebody stole it and you couldn't do anything about it."