OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 7/25/2014

 

Claudia Green

Claudia Green

MACON — Claudia Bell Green, 73, died July 22, 2014, at her residence. Services are 1 p.m. Sunday at Zion Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Leroy Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery... read more

 

Josephine Stewart

Josephine Stewart

MACON — Josephine Glenn Stewart, 79, died July 22, 2014, at Rush Hospital in Meridian. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at New Genesis Assembly of God Baptist Church with C. L. Norman officiating. Burial... read more

 

Hattie Temple

Hattie Temple

COLUMBUS — Hattie B. Temple, 89, died July 23, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Hopewell MB Church with Hosea Hines officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial... read more

 

Tanyla Allen

CRAWFORD — Tanyla Gabriela Allen, 3, died July 24, 2014, in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

M. J. Williams

M. J. Williams, 76, died July 18, 2014, in Starkville. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Rock Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jerome Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery. Visitation is... read more

 

Markelia Boyd

Markelia Lynette Boyd, 29, died July 20, 2014, in Chicago. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Griffin United Methodist Church with the Rev. Earl Willis officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Starkville. Visitation... read more

 

Jessie Burchfield Sr.

Jessie James Burchfield Sr., 72, died July 21, 2014, in Eupora. Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at New Bethel MB Church in Pheba, with the Rev. Gary Wordlaw officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.... read more

 

Albert Grim

BROOKSVILLE — Albert Grim, 68, died July 24, 2014, at the Hospice Center in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Macon. read more

 

Curtis Boyd

COLUMBUS — Curtis L. Boyd, 69, died July 24, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more

 

Fannie Jones

COLUMBUS — Fannie B. Jones, 83, died July 20, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Century-Hairston Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Jethroe officiating. Burial will follow at New... read more

 

Alvin Tallie Sr.

WEST POINT — Alvin Victor Tallie Sr., 54, died July 17, 2014, in West Point. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Northside Christian Church with the Rev. Donald Anderson officiating. An additional memorial service is today... read more

 

Fatenia Tallie

WEST POINT — Fatenia Kay Oliver Tallie, 55, died July 17, 2014, in West Point. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Northside Christian Church with the Rev. Donald Anderson officiating. An additional memorial service is today... read more

 

Tina McCarthy

Tina McCarthy

TUPELO — Tina Denise McCarthy, 38, died July 16, 2014, at her residence. Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Canaan MB Church with the Rev. Al Lathan officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery. Visitation... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Sheila Heatherly

Published: 7/24/2014

COLUMBUS — Sheila Suggs Heatherly, 57, died July 21, 2014, at her residence. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Masonic Cemetery in Fulton. Visitation is Saturday from... read more

 

 

Jim Rolke

Published: 7/24/2014

COLUMBUS — James Rudolph “Jim” Rolke, 71, died July 22, 2014, at his residence. Services are 7 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is one hour prior to service... read more

 

 

Betty Palmer

Published: 7/24/2014

BRANDON — Betty McQuien Palmer, 87, died July 22, 2014, at Brandon Nursing and Rehab Center. Services are 2 p.m. today at Cockrell Funeral Home Chapel in Macon with the... read more

 

 

Ramon Lancaster

Published: 7/24/2014

ETHELSVILLE, Ala. — Ramon Leroy Lancaster, 71, died July 22, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 11 a.m. today at Ethelsville Baptist Church with the Rev. Mel Howton officiating.... read more

 

 

Wade Henry

Published: 7/24/2014

Wade Anthony Henry, 58, died July 22, 2014, in Mantachie. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more

 

 

Lucille Rice

Published: 7/23/2014

STARKVILLE — Lucille Rice, 94, died July 20, 2014, in Starkville. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Blackjack MB Church in Starkville with the Rev. R. T. Branson officiating. Burial will... read more

 

 

Louise Cash

Published: 7/21/2014

Louise Kerr Cash, 82, died July 19, 2014, at Health Center of Pensacola, in Pensacola, Florida . Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Albert... read more

 

 

Betty Cooper

Published: 7/20/2014

MACON — Betty Jean Cooper, 77, died July 15, 2014. Services were Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church in Macon. Burial followed at Soule Chapel Cemetery near Macon. Cockrell Funeral Home of... read more

 

 

John Dugan Sr.

Published: 7/20/2014

HERNANDO — John L. Dugan Sr., 95, died July 16, 2014, at his residence. Graveside services were Saturday at Shuqualak Cemetery with Roy Lanier Jr. officiating. Cockrell Funeral Home of Macon... read more

 

 

William Daniels

Published: 7/20/2014

WEST POINT — William Earl Daniels, 57, died July 13, 2014, in Buffalo, New York. Services are Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Progress Street Church of God in West Point with... read more

 

 

Earlean Deans

Published: 7/20/2014

WEST POINT — Earlean Deans, 83, died July 12, 2014, at Walker’s Consistent Care in West Point. Services are Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Pilgrim Grove MB Church in West Point... read more

 

 

Karen Williams

Published: 7/20/2014

STARKVILLE — Karen Morrow Williams, 56, died July 17, 2014, at OCH Regional Medical Center. Services are Monday at 10 a.m. at Adaton Baptist Church in Starkville with the... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Gene I. Maeroff, Education Reporter and Author, Dies at 75

Gene I. Maeroff, Education Reporter and Author, Dies at 75

A former education reporter for The Times, Mr. Maeroff found a second career working as an author, a researcher and an adviser on education issues.






 

Alan C. Greenberg, 86, Dies; Led Bear Stearns in Good Times and Bad

Alan C. Greenberg, 86, Dies; Led Bear Stearns in Good Times and Bad

A risk-taking trader at heart, Mr. Greenberg began at the brokerage as a $32.50-a-week clerk and emerged unscathed after its collapse.






 

Bel Kaufman, Who Told What School Was Really Like, Dies at 103

Bel Kaufman, Who Told What School Was Really Like, Dies at 103

Ms. Kaufman’s first novel, “Up the Down Staircase,” portrayed the topsy-turvy world of a New York City public school and was based on her experience as a teacher.






 

Martin Tahse, TV and Broadway Producer, Dies at 84

Martin Tahse, TV and Broadway Producer, Dies at 84

Shows Mr. Tahse produced included a revival of “Kukla, Fran and Ollie” for syndication.






 

Anthony Smith, Explorer With Zest for Land, Sea and Air, Is Dead at 88

Anthony Smith, Explorer With Zest for Land, Sea and Air, Is Dead at 88

Mr. Smith’s many adventures included a late-life, 66-day odyssey across the Atlantic on a raft.






 

Kenneth B. Noble, Former Times Reporter, Dies at 60

Kenneth B. Noble, Former Times Reporter, Dies at 60

Mr. Noble covered a variety of topics for the newspaper, including business, the Los Angeles area and Africa.






 

Robert Newhouse, 64, Rusher Whose Pass Secured a Title, Dies

Robert Newhouse, 64, Rusher Whose Pass Secured a Title, Dies

Mr. Newhouse, who played 12 seasons in the N.F.L., mostly as a fullback, threw a touchdown pass on a trick play in the Super Bowl in 1978.






 

Thomas Berger, ‘Little Big Man’ Author, Is Dead at 89

Thomas Berger, ‘Little Big Man’ Author, Is Dead at 89

Mr. Berger was known as the author of “Little Big Man” and books that explored the American West, but his body of work was broader than that.






 

Victor G. Atiyeh, Governor Who Guided Oregon Through Recession, Dies at 91

Victor G. Atiyeh, Governor Who Guided Oregon Through Recession, Dies at 91

Mr. Atiyeh, who served as governor from 1979 to 1987, championed small state government and pushed for a significant tax-cut plan during his time in office.






 

Henry Hartsfield Jr. Is Dead at 80; Flew, With Fortune, on 3 Shuttles

Henry Hartsfield Jr. Is Dead at 80; Flew, With Fortune, on 3 Shuttles

Mr. Hartsfield, who logged 483 hours in space, flew on the Columbia and the Challenger before they met disaster.






 

James MacGregor Burns, Scholar of Presidents and Leadership, Dies at 95

James MacGregor Burns, Scholar of Presidents and Leadership, Dies at 95

Mr. Burns, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and political scientist, wrote voluminously about the nature of leadership in general and the presidency in particular.






 

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