OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 11/21/2014
COLUMBUS — Jimmy Summerville, 68, died Nov. 10, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are noon Saturday at Brick MB Church with the Rev. Everett Little officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation... read more
COLUMBUS — Clara Stevenson Sales, 90, died Nov. 16, 2014, in Columbus, Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Concord Independent Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is today from noon-5 p.m. at... read more
JACKSON — Lula Clemon, 67, died Nov. 16, 2014, in Jackson. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Friendship MB Church. Visitation is today from noon-6 p.m. at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus. Ms. Clemon was born... read more
ETHELSVILLE, Ala. — Wiley Harris Mahan, 66, died Nov. 15, 2014, at Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Antioch Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Arrangements... read more
Daniel Sherman (Big Sherm) of Columbus, age 30, died at his residence Sunday, November 16, 2014. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunter& Peel Funeral Home. Visitation will be Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 1:00 PM until... read more
Odell Stevenson Carter, Sr. 80 of Columbus, MS passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at his residence. Visitation will be Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS. Funeral... read more
COLUMBUS — Doris Jones Locke Hinton, 76, died Nov. 16, 2014, in Aliceville, Alabama. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Aliceville City Hall with David Seay officiating. Burial will follow at St. John Baptist Church Cemetery.... read more
Maudie Lee Hudson, 93, died Nov. 19, 2014, at the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville. Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Camp Ground United Methodist Church with the Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Burial will... read more
ALICEVILLE, Ala. - Dewey M. Trapp Sr., 83, died Nov. 19, 2014, at Pickens County Medical Center. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Aliceville First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tim Alexander and Keith Jones... read more
SHUQUALAK — Tommie Will Dunn Sr., 76, died Nov. 14, 2014, at Regency Health Care in Meridian. Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Running Water Baptist Church with the Rev. Tyrone Ellis officiating. Burial will follow... read more
DEKALB — Andrae Lashun Butler, 31, died Nov. 19, 2014, at the John C. Stennis Medical Center in DeKalb. Services are incomplete and will be announced by New Haven Memorial Funeral Home. read more
Angela Denise Davis, 38, died Nov. 12, 2014, in Tupelo. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Third Mount Olive MB Church with the Rev. Anthony Ashford officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Garden Park. Visitation is... read more
Bobby Ree Fields, 75, died Nov. 14, 2014, in Starkville. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Springhill MB Church with the Rev. Tyrone Orr officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is today from... read more
Robert Earl “Uncle Bob” Harris age 85 died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus. Services will be held Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel... read more
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Donald Wayne Culpepper, 73, died Oct. 24, 2014. Memorial services are noon Saturday at Cockrell Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Galloway officiating. Mr. Culpepper was... read more
ABERDEEN — Willie C. Griffin, 58, died Nov. 13, 2014, at his residence. Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Westbooks Funeral Home. Visitation is one hour before service time at the... read more
WEST POINT — Bobbie Sue Blakenship Horner, 82, died Nov. 18, 2014, at the Windsor Place in Columbus. Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim... read more
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Earnest Dean “Pops” Shanklin, 80, died Nov. 14, 2014. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Legacy Cremation and Funeral Services. Visitation is two hours before at the funeral... read more
COLUMBUS — Geraldine Lewis, 72, died Nov. 18, 2014, at Aurora Nursing Home. Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus with the Rev. Joe L. Peoples officiating.... read more
TUPELO — Nell McCloud Krueger, 78, died Nov. 16, 2014, in Tupelo. Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Holland Funeral Directors Chapel. Burial is 2:30 p.m. at Lamar County Memorial Gardens.... read more
Westfield, IN – Robert A. Faine, 60, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, November 6, 2014. He was born on April 3, 1954 in New Castle, IN to... read more
COLUMBUS — Gearldine Lewis, 72, died Nov. 18, 2014, at Aurora Nursing Home. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more
REFORM, Ala. — Helen Roberta Jones, 75, died Nov. 17, 2014, at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with the... read more
DETROIT, Ala. — Banks Laraine Underwood, 71, died Nov. 17, 2014, in Sulligent, Alabama. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Detroit Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Carter Cemetery. Visitation is... read more
BROOKSVILLE — Leroy Anthony, 53, died Nov. 17, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Jackson. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Macon. read more
Janie Nancy Duff, 78 of Columbus, MS passed away Friday, November 14, 2014 at Golden Living Nursing Home, Ripley, MS. Visitation was Monday, November 17, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM... read more
NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES
Willy Burgdorfer, Who Found Bacteria That Cause Lyme Disease, Is Dead at 89
Dr. Burgdorfer’s familiar finding while conducting tick surgery solved the mysteries of an ailment that had affected scores of people.
Richard Eder, Arts Critic and Foreign Correspondent, Dies at 82
A journalist with a literary bent, Mr. Eder wrote with an easy grace and a practiced eye for detail.
Dr. Donald F. Steiner, Diabetes Researcher, Dies at 84
Dr. Steiner, whose discoveries were used by insulin manufacturers to improve their products, wrote hundreds of articles as a professor at the University of Chicago.
William Spoor Dies at 91; Turned Pillsbury Into a Food Industry Giant
Mr. Spoor grew up in poverty and worked his way to becoming chief executive and chairman of Pillsbury, where he was known as a demanding and abrasive leader.
Harland Stonecipher, Insurance Pioneer, Dies at 76
Mr. Stonecipher, an insurance salesman, started Pre-Paid Legal Services after his difficulties with legal costs from an auto accident.
The Duchess of Alba, an Unconventional Aristocrat, Dies at 88
The flamboyant Spanish aristocrat was head of the five-century-old House of Alba. Her outspokenness and unconventional choices of marriage partners made her a media sensation.
Mike Nichols, Urbane Director Loved by Crowds and Critics, Dies at 83
One of America’s most decorated directors, Mr. Nichols had a protean résumé of critic- and crowd-pleasing work, including “The Graduate” in film and “The Odd Couple” on stage.
ArtsBeat: Remembering Mike Nichols: Twitter Tributes and Times Reviews
Mr. Nichols oversaw an impressive array of work, and was remembered warmly by friends on Thursday.
An Appraisal: Ben Brantley on Mike Nichols
Mike Nichols’s most essential quality was his passion for actors and acting.
John T. Downey Dies at 84; Held Captive in China for 20 Years
Mr. Downey became the longest-serving American prisoner of war by surviving more than 20 years in Chinese prisons after being shot down over Manchuria in 1952.
R.A. Montgomery, 78, Dies; Published Choose Your Own Adventure Series
Mr. Montgomery recognized the potential of a book that let the reader choose between two actions and endings.
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