OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 7/30/2014

 

Wade Henry

Wade Henry

MANTACHIE — Wade Anthony Henry, 58, died July 22, 2014, at his residence. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Olive MB Church in Millport, Alabama, with the Rev. Benny Henry officiating. Burial will follow at... read more

 

Winston Duncan

ETHELSVILLE, Ala., — Winston Lonzo Duncan, 77, died July 28, 2014, at his residence. Services are 11 a.m. today at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Greenhill Memorial... read more

 

Worth Clearman

VERNON, Ala. — Worth Burness “Sonny” Clearman, 86, died July 27, 2014, at his residence. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Vernon with Clyde Stevens officiating. Burial will follow at Vernon City... read more

 

Grady Partain

COLUMBUS — Grady Partain, 86, died July 29, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home. read more

 

Roy Henry

COLUMBUS ­— Roy Henry, 73, died July 29, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home. read more

 

Charles Reed Jr.

COLUMBUS ­— Charles W. Reed Jr., 82, died July 29, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home. read more

 

Claire Mattox

ABERDEEN — Claire Lynn Mattox, 25, died July 28, 2014, at Cross Gates River Oaks hospital in Brandon. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church of Aberdeen with Chris Tomas, Michael Ball and... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Mozelle Robertson

Mozelle Robertson

Published: 7/29/2014

Mrs. Margie Mozelle Wheeler Robertson, age 93, died Saturday, July 26, 2014 at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point, MS. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to memorial Funeral... read more

 

 

Gay Grant

Published: 7/29/2014

Gay Garner Grant, age 91, of Columbus, MS, passed away July 26, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Center Hill Baptist... read more

 

 

Eva Johnson

Published: 7/29/2014

Eva Nabors Johnson, 78 of Columbus, MS passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at the Windsor Place, Columbus, MS. Visitation was Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 2-3 pm at Lowndes Funeral... read more

 

 

Bessie Jefferson

Published: 7/29/2014

Bessie Lee Petty Jefferson, 87, died July 23, 2014, in Starkville. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rock Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Eric H. Petty officiating. Burial will... read more

 

 

Booker Cole

Published: 7/29/2014

COLUMBUS — Booker T. Cole, 78, died July 28, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more

 

 

Joseph Rowzee

Published: 7/29/2014

Joseph Anthony Rowzee, 44, died July 27, 2014, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Broadmoor Baptist Church in Starkville with... read more

 

 

Carmen Bruce

Published: 7/29/2014

MILLPORT, Ala. — Carmen Robertson Bruce, 44, died July 27, 2014, at her residence. Services are 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Fairview Baptist Church with Break Ladd and Kevin Jenkins officiating. Visitation... read more

 

 

Tommy Hollis

Published: 7/29/2014

REFORM, Ala. — Tommy Wayne Hollis, 50, died July 26, 2014, at his residence. Services are 3 p.m. today at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Shaw and Rev.... read more

 

 

Norman Owens

Published: 7/29/2014

CARROLLTON, Ala. — Norman Michael “Mike” Owens, 55,died July 26, 2014, at the Hospice of West Alabama. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Springhill Baptist Church with the Rev. Bert Noland... read more

 

 

Joe Collins

Published: 7/29/2014

GUIN, Ala. — Joe Thomas Collins, 71, died July 25, 2014, at his residence, Services were July 26 at Otts Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Webb Cemetery in Beaverton, Alabama.... read more

 

 

Pamela Sanderson

Published: 7/29/2014

BEAVERTON, Ala. — Pamela Carter Sanderson, 62, died July 25, 2014, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Alabama. Services were July 27 at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Glenn Hughes officiating.... read more

 

 

Jura Evans

Published: 7/29/2014

Jura Lee “Squeaky” Evans, 50, died July 23, 2014, in Tupelo. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Matthew MB Church in Artesia with the Rev. Nathaniel Best officiating. Burial will... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Jay Maeder, 67, Newspaperman Who Wrote ‘Annie’ Comic Strip, Dies

Jay Maeder, 67, Newspaperman Who Wrote ‘Annie’ Comic Strip, Dies

A witty provocateur who also wrote the updated “Little Orphan Annie” strip, Mr. Maeder wrote columns for The Daily News and The Miami Herald, and he was a historian of the comics pages.






 

Arthur Shafman, 75, Importer of Mummenschanz Troupe, Dies

Arthur Shafman, 75, Importer of Mummenschanz Troupe, Dies

Mr. Shafman, who also managed artists, worked with many prominent performers over his long career, helping to stage well-received late-career appearances by Red Skelton at Carnegie Hall.






 

James Shigeta, 85, Leading Man in ‘Flower Drum Song,’ Dies

James Shigeta, 85, Leading Man in ‘Flower Drum Song,’ Dies

The Hawaii-born actor, who first found fame in Japan, helped break Hollywood clichés about Asian-American performers.






 

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.






 

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.






 

Robert Drew, Cinema Verite Documentarian, Dies at 90

Robert Drew, Cinema Verite Documentarian, Dies at 90

Mr. Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary, mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors.

 

M. Caldwell Butler, a Key Vote Against Nixon, Dies at 89

M. Caldwell Butler, a Key Vote Against Nixon, Dies at 89

As a freshman Republican representative and a member of the House Judiciary Committee, Mr. Butler voted to impeach President Richard M. Nixon, then wept.






 

Margot Adler, 68, Journalist and Priestess, Dies

Margot Adler, 68, Journalist and Priestess, Dies

Ms. Adler, a longtime reporter for NPR on myriad subjects, was a Wiccan high priestess and the author of “Drawing Down the Moon,” a 1979 survey of contemporary pagan movements.






 

Theodore Van Kirk, 93, Enola Gay Navigator, Dies

Theodore Van Kirk, 93, Enola Gay Navigator, Dies

Mr. Van Kirk, a navigator, guided a flight that, six-and-a-half hours after takeoff, reached Hiroshima with its atomic bomb just seconds behind schedule.






 

John W. Mazzola, Former President of Lincoln Center, Dies at 86

John W. Mazzola, Former President of Lincoln Center, Dies at 86

Mr. Mazzola expanded the reach of the performing arts center, helping to start free outdoor events and the “Live From Lincoln Center” television series.






 

Louise Shivers, Conjurer of Rural South, Dies at 84

Louise Shivers, Conjurer of Rural South, Dies at 84

Ms. Shivers was startled by the critical success of her first novella, “Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail” (1983), published when she was in her 50s.






 

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