OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 8/29/2014

 

Dorothy Johnson

Dorothy Johnson

CRAWFORD — Dorothy Hayes Johnson, 72, died Aug. 18, 2014, at Greenwood Leflore Medical Center. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Charity Full Gospel Church in Columbus with Rene Reed officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial... read more

 

Linda Johnson

Linda Johnson

COLUMBUS ­­­­­— Linda Joyce Johnson, 51, died Aug. 19, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Beulah Grove Full Gospel Baptist Church in Artesia with Timothy Bourne officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

Rosemary Lee

Rosemary Lee

COLUMBUS — Rosemary Lee, 49, died Aug. 20, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Providence MB Church in Columbus with the Rev. Joe L. Peoples officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

Mattie Foster

Mattie Foster

COLUMBUS — Mattie Foster, 98, died Aug. 21, 2014, at her residence. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John MB Church with the Rev. Joe Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation... read more

 

James Edwards

James Edwards

COLUMBUS — The Rev. James Earl “Bear” Edwards, 71, died Aug. 23, 2014, at Aurora Health and Rehab. Services are 3 p.m. Sunday at Carter’s Funeral Services Chapel in Columbus. Mr. Edwards was born in... read more

 

Theresa Harris

STEENS — Theresa S. Harris, 60, died Aug. 25, 2014, at her residence. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Tenth Avenue Church of Christ in Columbus. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation is today... read more

 

Billy Cargile

MILLPORT, Ala. — Billy Wayne Cargile, 70, died Aug. 26, 2014. Services are 2 p.m. today at Dowdle Funeral Home Chapel of Millport with Dustin Semore officiating. Burial will follow at Christian Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is... read more

 

Gwenevere Roberson

Gwenevere Roberson

COLUMBUS — Gwenevere Roberson, 46, died Aug. 11, 2014, at her residence. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Stephen Chapel MB Church in Columbus with the Rev. Joe L. Peoples officiating. Burial will follow at... read more

 

Patsy Carver

COLUMBUS — Patsy C. Carver, 81, died Aug. 28, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Funeral Home. read more

 

Martha Cole

LA PORTE, Ind. — Martha Evelyn Cole, 80, died Aug. 26, 2014, at Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Michigan City, Indiana. Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel with Junior Eads officiating. Burial... read more

 

Johnny Rice

STARKVILLE — Johnny James Rice, 67, died Aug. 24, 2014, in Starkville. Services are 11 Saturday at Austin Church of Christ with the Rev. Tyrone Stallings officiating. Burial will follow at Sessums Community Cemetery. Visitation is... read more

 

Walter Wood

MABEN — Walter A. Wood, 83, died Aug. 27, 2014, at his residence. Services are 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of Maben with the Rev. Randle Poss and Rev. Tommy Temple officiating. Burial... read more

 

Belton Lang

PLUM GROVE — Belton Lang, 83, died Aug. 27, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

Emma Conner

MACON — Emma L. Conner died Aug. 27, 2014, at Noxubee General Hospital in Macon. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. read more

 

Kathleen Lockhart

ABERDEEN — Kathleen Bowen Lockhart, 86, died Aug. 27, 2014, at Medical Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home. read more

 

Erline Guest

WEST POINT — Erline Petit Guest, 84, died Aug. 26, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Services are 3 p.m. today at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kirby Lloyd officiating. Burial... read more

 

Terry Slater

WHITFIELD — Terry Dawn Slater, 66, died Aug. 20, 2014. Services were Aug. 22 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Whitfield. Breeland Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements. Ms. Slater was born in Cincinnati on July 25,... read more

 

Odie Hickman

NOXUBEE COUNTY — Odie Hickman, 87, died Aug. 21, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Calvary MB Church in Shuqualak with Richard Morgan officiating. Burial will follow at Martin Cemetery.... read more

 

Alice Huffman

REFORM, Ala. — Alice Layfay Huffman, 68, died Aug. 24, 2014, at Salem Nursing Home. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Ethelsville Baptist Church with the Rev. Melvin Howton officiating. Burial will follow at Ethelsville City... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Durell Gartman

Published: 8/27/2014

Durell “Dude” Gartman, age 82, died Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Aurora Health and Rehabilitation in Columbus. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday,... read more

 

 

Constance Atalla

Published: 8/27/2014

Constance Atalla died Aug.26, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Gene Decker

Published: 8/27/2014

WEST POINT ­— Albert Eugene Decker Jr., 78, died Aug. 26, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Jewell Eads

Published: 8/27/2014

GUIN, Ala. — Jewell Eads, 81, died Aug. 26, 2014, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Alabama. Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Norwood Funeral Home Chapel with Dewayne Hammontree and... read more

 

 

Gladys Williford

Published: 8/27/2014

WEST POINT — Gladys Erline Williford, 84, died Aug. 26, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Calvert Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Clifton Ramsey

Published: 8/27/2014

STURGIS — Clifton Emery Ramsey, 68, died Aug. 20, 2014. A private service will be held at a later date. Mr. Ramsey was born in Biloxi on May 17, 1946, to... read more

 

 

Allen Kelley

Published: 8/27/2014

REFORM, Ala. — Allen Ronald “Ronnie” Kelley, 61, died Aug. 25, 2014, at his residence. Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Dowdle Funeral Home Chapel with George Shaw and Ray Alridge... read more

 

 

Jimmie Gibson

Published: 8/27/2014

CEDAR BLUFF — Jimmie D. Gibson, 50, died Aug. 19, 2014, in West Palm Beach, Florida. Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Hogan Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church with the Rev.... read more

 

 

Mike Brown

Published: 8/27/2014

FURRS —Mike Brown, 63, died Aug. 23, 2014. Services were Aug. 26 at Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues with the Rev. Bryan Collier officiating. Burial followed at Tupelo Memorial... read more

 

 

Jerry York

Published: 8/26/2014

Jerry Eugene York, 69 of Steens, MS passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at his residence. Visitation will be Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at Lowndes... read more

 

 

Mary Land

Published: 8/26/2014

Mrs. Mary Adams Land, 86, of Macon, MS passed away at Noxubee County Nursing Home in Macon on Sunday, August 24, 2014. Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August... read more

 

 

Katherine Selby

Katherine Selby

Published: 8/26/2014

Rissie Katherine Dowdle Selby, 85, of Caledonia, MS, died August 24, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at New Salem Baptist... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

David Rosand, an Art History Scholar Whose Heart Was in Venice, Dies at 75

David Rosand, an Art History Scholar Whose Heart Was in Venice, Dies at 75

Mr. Rosand, who began teaching at Columbia in the mid-’60s, specialized in Venetian painting but had wide art knowledge beyond his immediate field.






 

Sam Hunter, Curator and Museum Founder, Dies at 91

Sam Hunter, Curator and Museum Founder, Dies at 91

Mr. Hunter was founding curator of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis and a prolific writer specializing in 20th-century art.






 

Jeremiah Healy, Who Created Boston Private Eye, Dies at 66

Jeremiah Healy, Who Created Boston Private Eye, Dies at 66

Mr. Healy wrote multiple books starring John Francis Cuddy, a widower and Vietnam veteran whose cases often touched on social issues.

 

Elizabeth M. Fowler, Financial Reporter for The Times, Dies at 95

Ms. Fowler was one of the first women to cover Wall Street for a daily newspaper.






 

Helen Bamber, Therapist to Torture Victims, Dies at 89

Helen Bamber, Therapist to Torture Victims, Dies at 89

Ms. Bamber’s method involved revisiting victims’ worst horrors and letting her clients work them out.






 

Walter Mazzone Dies at 96; Directed Navy Underwater Feats

Walter Mazzone Dies at 96; Directed Navy Underwater Feats

Captain Mazzone kept a waterlogged submarine from going belly up during a World War II rescue mission and later organized the first Sealab tests of human endurance at crushing ocean depths.






 

Mervyn Susser, 92, Dies; Studied Illness and Society

Mervyn Susser, 92, Dies; Studied Illness and Society

Dr. Susser and his wife, Dr. Zena Stein, promoted some of the earliest educational and treatment programs for AIDS in South Africa.






 

Philippine de Rothschild, Wine Nobility, Dies at 80

Philippine de Rothschild, Wine Nobility, Dies at 80

The baroness moved from a career as an actress into the lead role in her family business, producing some of the world’s most renowned Bordeaux.






 

Enrique Zileri, Stalwart Publisher in Peru, Dies at 83

Enrique Zileri, Stalwart Publisher in Peru, Dies at 83

Mr. Zileri was the former publisher of the nation’s top newsmagazine, and was deported several times for his criticisms of the government.






 

William Greaves, a Documentarian and Pioneering Journalist, Dies at 87

William Greaves, a Documentarian and Pioneering Journalist, Dies at 87

Mr. Greaves was a co-host of “Black Journal,” the only national TV program on black issues in the 1960s.






 

John G. Sperling, For-Profit College Pioneer, Dies at 93

John G. Sperling, For-Profit College Pioneer, Dies at 93

Mr. Sperling founded a multibillion-dollar enterprise in the University of Phoenix, and became “an unintentional entrepreneur and an accidental C.E.O.”






 

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