OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 9/30/2014

 

Fenton Peters

STARKVILLE — Dr. Fenton Peters, 79, died Sept. 26, 2014, in Meridian. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Church of Christ Holiness USA with Jessie L. Johnson Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery.... read more

 

Opal Turnipseed

STARKVILLE —Opal Blaylock Turnipseed, 91, died Sept. 28, 2014, at her residence. Graveside services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Garden Park Cemetery with the Rev. Clifton Curtis and Dr. Chip Stevens officiating. Visitation is Wednesday... read more

 

Joseph Roberts

HAMILTON —Joseph Daniel Roberts, 69, died Sept. 28, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Randy Tice and Steve Wright officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

Juliaette Sharp

COLUMBUS — Juliaette Wise Sharp, 74, died Sept. 29, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Funeral Home. read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Johnny Turner

Published: 9/29/2014

NOXUBEE —Johnny L. Turner, 85, died Sept. 24, 2014, at Noxubee General Hospital. Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Carmel MB Church with the Rev. Jack Vaughn officiating. Burial will... read more

 

 

George Baker

Published: 9/29/2014

COLUMBUS —George Baker, 71, died Sept. 25, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more

 

 

Freddie Robinson

Published: 9/29/2014

COLUMBUS —Freddie Stanford Eastman Robinson, 89, died Sept. 26, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church with Albert Wilkerson and Danny Stanford officiating.... read more

 

 

Melba Tomlinson

Published: 9/29/2014

COLUMBUS —Melba Elaine Tomlinson, 80, died Sept. 27, 2014, at Windsor Place. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Monday at Friendship Cemetery with Charlie Whitney officiating. Visitation is today from 9:30-10:30 a.m.... read more

 

 

Donald Burns

Published: 9/29/2014

Donald Wade Burns, 87, died Sept. 28, 2014, at Windsor Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Edward Tomlin

Published: 9/28/2014

STARKVILLE — Edward L. Tomlin, 91, died Sept. 26, 2014, at his residence. Graveside services are Monday at 2 p.m. at Memorial Garden Park Cemetery. Welch Funeral Home in Starkville is... read more

 

 

Shirley Dillon

Published: 9/28/2014

VERONA — Shirley Ann Dillon, 61, died Sept. 25, 2014, at Darlington Oak Community Hospice. No services will currently be held. Lowndes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Dillon... read more

 

 

Kim Lybrand

Kim Lybrand

Published: 9/28/2014

Kim Wilson Lybrand, 42 of Columbus, MS passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at her residence. Visitation will be Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 6-8 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus,... read more

 

 

Linda Jean Lavender Duston

Linda Jean Lavender Duston

Published: 9/28/2014

September 28, 1948 – September 25, 2014 Linda Duston, lifelong resident of Columbus, entered the Kingdom of Heaven at midday on Thursday, September 25, 2014. Linda... read more

 

 

Setric Scott

Setric Scott

Published: 9/28/2014

COLUMBUS — Setric Ann Scott, 52, died Sept. 19, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services were Saturday at United Christian MB Church with Steven James Sr. officiating. Burial followed at... read more

 

 

Margaret Hudson

Margaret Hudson

Published: 9/26/2014

Margaret Frazier Hudson, 88 years of age, died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus. She was born on August 13, 1926 in Columbus, MS to the late Sidney... read more

 

 

Roosevelt Cockrell

Roosevelt Cockrell

Published: 9/26/2014

SCOOBA —Roosevelt Cockrell, 50, died Sept. 22, 2014, in Scooba. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Ararat MB Church with the Rev. Marcus Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship-Mt.... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

William Lopez, Wrongfully Imprisoned for 23 Years, Is Dead at 55

William Lopez, Wrongfully Imprisoned for 23 Years, Is Dead at 55

His 1989 conviction in the murder of a drug dealer in Brooklyn was overturned in 2013.






 

U. Shrinivas, Indian Mandolin Virtuoso, Dies at 45

U. Shrinivas, Indian Mandolin Virtuoso, Dies at 45

Mr. Shrinivas performed around the world, often blending the Indian classical style that was his specialty with the work of Western musicians.






 

John Slattery, a Longtime TV Newsman, Dies at 63

John Slattery, a Longtime TV Newsman, Dies at 63

Mr. Slattery covered New York City news for 35 years, including the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2001, and the murder of John Lennon in 1980.






 

Ray Lambrecht, Collector of Chevrolets, Is Dead at 96

Ray Lambrecht, Collector of Chevrolets, Is Dead at 96

Mr. Lambrecht, who sold hundreds, maybe thousands, of cars and trucks in his career, had an eccentricity or two built into his business plan.






 

George Shuba, Whose Handshake Heralded Racial Tolerance in Baseball, Dies at 89

George Shuba, Whose Handshake Heralded Racial Tolerance in Baseball, Dies at 89

Shuba, a Dodgers outfielder, is remembered for a welcoming gesture to Jackie Robinson on the day that Robinson, as a minor leaguer, broke baseball’s color barrier.






 

Nicolae Corneanu, Bishop and Police Informer, Dies at 90

Mr. Corneanu acknowledged that he had been recruited by the secret police of Communist Romania, confirming suspicions that senior clerics had worked with the Ceausescu regime.






 

Sheldon Patinkin, Force in Chicago Theater, Dies at 79

Sheldon Patinkin, Force in Chicago Theater, Dies at 79

As a director at Second City and Steppenwolf and a department chairman at Columbia College, Mr. Patinkin helped to develop Chicago’s robust theatrical scene.






 

Don Keefer, Actor Who Had Bad Thoughts on ‘Twilight Zone,’ Dies at 98

Don Keefer, Actor Who Had Bad Thoughts on ‘Twilight Zone,’ Dies at 98

Mr. Keefer was in the original Broadway cast of “Death of a Salesman” and had a long career in television and movies.






 

Gaby Aghion, Founder of Chloé Fashion House, Dies at 93

Gaby Aghion, Founder of Chloé Fashion House, Dies at 93

Ms. Aghion was a designer who played a pivotal role in creating less formal ready-to-wear fashions and brought a working woman’s sensibility to the industry.






 

Christopher Hogwood, Early-Music Devotee, Dies at 73

Christopher Hogwood, Early-Music Devotee, Dies at 73

Mr. Hogwood, a conductor and scholar, was consumed with making music that sounded as their long-ago composers intended.






 

Gerald Larue Dies at 98; Early Advocate of Right to Die

Gerald Larue Dies at 98; Early Advocate of Right to Die

The family of Professor Larue, the first president of the Hemlock Society, who taught for decades at U.S.C., respected his wishes and declined to put him on a ventilator.






 

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