OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 6/23/2017

 

Emma Fenton

Emma Fenton

COLUMBUS — Emma Ann Fenton, 89, died June 14, 2017. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Therman Cunningham Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation... read more

 

Bennie Gray

Bennie Gray

CRAWFORD — Bennie L. Gray, 66, died June 17, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Ary MB Church in Brooksville with John E. Ball officiating. Burial will follow at... read more

 

Doris Harris

Doris Harris

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Doris Bibbs Harris, 64, died June 17, 2017. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Nation Church of Memphis. Burial will follow at Pleasant Rest Memorial Gardens in Millington, Tennessee. Visitation is... read more

 

Evelyn Freeman

STARKVILLE — Evelyn V. Trice Freeman, 84, died June 20, 2017, at her residence. Services are 3 p.m. today at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville with the Rev. Jessie Duncan. Burial will follow at Memorial... read more

 

John Prince

SHUQUALAK — John Jefferson “Jeff” Prince, 83, died June 22, 2017, at the Kemper County Care Center in DeKalb. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cockrell Funeral Home Chapel with Gerald Butler officiating.... read more

 

Dessie Hollingshead

STARKVILLE — Dessie Lee “Baby” James-Hollingshead, 75, died June 18, 2017, in Starkville. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Blackjack Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Petty Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-6 p.m.... read more

 

Beatrice Askew

STARKVILLE — Beatrice Askew, 95, died June 13, 2017, in Cleveland. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Memorial Garden Park. Visitation is from 12-6 p.m. today at... read more

 

Morine Stewart

CRAWFORD — Morine Stewart, 93, died June 22, 2017, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more

 

Tommie Verdell

Tommie Verdell

MACON — Tommie J. Verdell, 64, died June 18, 2017, at Noxubee General Hospital. Services are noon Saturday at the Noxubee High School Gymnasium in Macon. Burial will be at Memorial Garden Cemetery. Visitation... read more

 

Nannie Hammack

COLUMBUS — Nannie “Nan” Ray Hammack, 74, died June 20, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at Fairview Baptist Church in Columbus. Visitation is Sunday from 1-2 p.m. at the church.... read more

 

Leo Gandy

Leo Gandy, 83, died June 18, 2017. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater Mt. Olive Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is today from 1-6 p.m. at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. ... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Lucille Eubanks

Lucille Eubanks

Published: 6/22/2017

MCLEAN, Va. — Lucille Edna Richardson Eubanks died June 17, 2017 at her residence. Graveside services and interment are 2 p.m. Friday at Memorial Gardens of Columbus. Carter Funeral Services are... read more

 

 

Lowell Wheeler Sr.

Published: 6/22/2017

VERNON, Ala. — James Lowell Wheeler Sr., 82, died June 20, 2017, at his residence. Services are 3 p.m. today at the chapel of Chandler Funeral Home with Danny Thompson and... read more

 

 

Eva Edwards

Published: 6/22/2017

WEST POINT — Eva Bell Humphis Edwards, 79, died June 13, 2017, at her residence. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Carter’s Mortuary Service Chapel in West Point with Israel Lee... read more

 

 

Vadus Johnson

Published: 6/22/2017

COLUMBUS — Vadus L. Johnson, 99, died June 21, 2017, at her residence. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at the chapel of Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be at Christian... read more

 

 

Edna Tucker

Published: 6/21/2017

GATTMAN —Edna Tucker, 88, died June 19, 2017, at her residence. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Peoples Tabernacle Church with Phillip Blaylock and Jimmie Tucker officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

 

Connie Jackson

Published: 6/21/2017

STARKVILLE — Emma Cornelia “Connie” Jackson, 87, died June 14, 2017. Services are 9:30 a.m. Friday at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the Morgan Chapel Baptist... read more

 

 

Marion Young

Published: 6/21/2017

ABERDEEN — Marion “Madie” Frances English Young, 88, died June 19, 2017. Visitation is Thursday from 2-5 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Aberdeen. A family graveside service will... read more

 

 

Nan Hammack

Published: 6/21/2017

COLUMBUS — Nan Hammack, 74, died June 20, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Linda O’Bryant

Published: 6/21/2017

CARROLLTON, Ala. —Linda Richardson O’Bryant, 66, died June 19, 2017, at Northport Medical Center. Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Aliceville Family Worship Center with Al Brown officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

 

Alice Marlowe

Published: 6/21/2017

REFORM, Ala. — Alice Sutton Marlowe, 90, died June 19, 2017, in Vicksburg. Services are 3 p.m. Thursday at Marvin Chapel Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation... read more

 

 

Suzanne Easter

Published: 6/21/2017

HAMILTON —Suzanne Fay Patterson Easter, 45, died June 20, 2017, at her residence. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen with Robert Earl Fowlkes officiating. Burial... read more

 

 

Ronal Reich

Published: 6/21/2017

Ronal Reich, 74, died June 19, 2017, at his residence. Services are 4 p.m. Thursday at the Cornerstone Family Fellowship in Amory with Greg Huguley, Charles Petty and Steve... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

John E. Sarno, N.Y.U. Rehabilitation Doctor, Dies at 93

John E. Sarno, N.Y.U. Rehabilitation Doctor, Dies at 93

Dr. Sarno maintained that most nontraumatic instances of chronic pain are physical manifestations of deep-seated psychological anxieties.

 

Marion Goldin, Award-Winning ‘60 Minutes’ Producer, Dies at 76

Marion Goldin, Award-Winning ‘60 Minutes’ Producer, Dies at 76

Ms. Goldin, a trailblazer as a TV newswoman, was long paired with Mike Wallace on memorable investigative pieces.

 

Hans Breder, Who Created a New Frontier, Breaking Artistic Boundaries, Dies at 81

Hans Breder, Who Created a New Frontier, Breaking Artistic Boundaries, Dies at 81

The German-born Mr. Breder left New York for the University of Iowa to establish the first interdisciplinary art program of its kind.

 

Frank Kush, Hall of Fame Coach of Arizona State, Dies at 88

Frank Kush, Hall of Fame Coach of Arizona State, Dies at 88

Kush led the Sun Devils to six bowl victories, but his career was derailed in an assault investigation.

 

Gabe Pressman, a Dean of New York TV Journalism, Dies at 93

Gabe Pressman, a Dean of New York TV Journalism, Dies at 93

To generations of mayors, governors and ordinary New Yorkers, Mr. Pressman, WNBC’s senior correspondent, seemed always on the scene.

 

Edit DeAk, a Champion of Outsider Artists, Dies at 68

Edit DeAk, a Champion of Outsider Artists, Dies at 68

Ms. DeAk was a critic and a player on the downtown Manhattan scene in the 1970s and 1980s.

 

Paulus Berensohn, a Dancer Who Pivoted to Pottery, Dies at 84

Paulus Berensohn, a Dancer Who Pivoted to Pottery, Dies at 84

Mr. Berensohn argued for a slower, quieter and more mindful approach to pottery.

 

Pete Flynn, Mets Groundskeeper for Almost 50 Years, Dies at 79

Pete Flynn, Mets Groundskeeper for Almost 50 Years, Dies at 79

Mr. Flynn helped tend three homes of the Mets — the Polo Grounds, Shea Stadium and Citi Field — beginning with the club’s founding in 1962.

 

Frédérick Leboyer, Who Saw Childbirth Through Baby’s Eyes, Dies at 98

Frédérick Leboyer, Who Saw Childbirth Through Baby’s Eyes, Dies at 98

Mr. Leboyer, a French physician, advocated natural birth methods that focused on easing suffering for the baby.

 

Robert Campeau, Flamboyant Canadian Who Owned Bloomingdale’s, Dies at 93

Robert Campeau, Flamboyant Canadian Who Owned Bloomingdale’s, Dies at 93

Mr. Campeau, a developer, built a department store empire in the United States in the 1980s, but it swiftly drowned in a sea of debt.

 

Phyllis Kravitch, Judge Who Opened Doors for Herself, Dies at 96

Phyllis Kravitch, Judge Who Opened Doors for Herself, Dies at 96

Judge Kravitch embarked on her legal career in Savannah, Ga., her hometown, in 1944, more than a decade before women were allowed to sit on juries in the state.

 

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