OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 1/27/2015

 

Bonnie Hudson

Bonnie Hudson

COLUMBUS — Bonnie L. “Bon Bon” Hudson, 62, died Jan. 20, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas. Services are 6:30 p.m. Monday at Schertz Funeral Home Chapel with Joe Walts, Jr. officiating. Ms. Hudson was born on... read more

 

James Garton

James Garton

James Wallace “Jimmy” Garton, 69, died January 24, 2015 in Columbus, MS. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 1 :00 PM to 3:00 PM at Annunciation Catholic Church with the Mass of... read more

 

Thelma Turnipseed

DECATUR, Ga. — Thelma Hunt Turipseed, 95, died Jan. 25, 2015, at Northlake Gardens of Decatur. Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Robinson officiating. Burial... read more

 

Diane Whitehead

MACON — Diane Persons Whitehead, 66, died Jan. 26, 2015, at her residence. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cockrell Funeral Home with Bill Ross officiating. Burial will follow at the Whitehead family cemetery near... read more

 

Bonnie Lee

MASHULAVILLE — Bonnie Kate Lee, 93, died Jan. 25, 2015, at the Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville. Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cockrell Funeral Home with David Keen officiating. Burial will follow at... read more

 

Max Hawes

STARKVILLE — Max Ray Hawes, 70, died Jan. 24, 2015, at his residence. Services are 6:30 p.m. Friday at Way of Life Ministries in Grenada with the Rev. Chris Owensby officiating. Mr. Hawes was... read more

 

Kimberly Haughton

WEST POINT — Kimberly Marie Kelsey Haughton, 51, died Jan. 25, 2015, at her residence. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Funderburg officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery... read more

 

Barbara Stafford

VICTORIA, TX. — Barbara Joy Stafford, 53, died Jan. 21, 2015. Visitation is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at Southern Chapels Funeral Home in Houston, Mississippi. Ms. Stafford was born in Columbus on Sept. 15, 1961,... read more

 

Barbara Langley

VICTORIA, TX. — Barbara Ann Langley, 73, died Jan. 21, 2015. Visitation is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at Southern Chapels Funeral Home in Houston, Mississippi. Ms. Langley was born Sept. 1, 1943, to the late... read more

 

Lorrie Perkins-Jefferson

STARKVILLE — Lorrie Jean “Beanie” Perkins-Jefferson, 49, died Jan. 21, 2015, in Starkville. Services are 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Spring Hill MB Church in Starkville with the Rev. Larnzy Carpenter Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at... read more

 

Charles Tillman

COLUMBUS — Charles Lee Tillman, 68, died Jan. 27, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more

 

Margaret Burgess Street

Mrs. Margaret Burgess Street, 92, a native of Waynesboro, MS and resident of Columbus, MS passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Windsor Place Skilled Nursing Center in Columbus. Mrs. Street is preceded in death by... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Calvin Duncan

Published: 1/26/2015

ALICEVILLE, Ala. — Calvin Frederick Duncan, 90, died Jan. 23, 2015, at Arbor Woods Nursing Home. Services are 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Aliceville with the Rev. Charlie... read more

 

 

Eleanor Moak

Published: 1/26/2015

STARKVILLE — Eleanor Moulder Moak, 92, died Jan. 23, 2015. Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Starkville. Burial will follow at Memorial Garden Park. Visitation is two... read more

 

 

Kim Hamilton

Published: 1/26/2015

GRENADA — Kim Kelly Hamilton, 56, died Jan. 24, 2015, at her residence. Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Welch Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Garden Park. Visitation is... read more

 

 

Alvanell Christopher

Published: 1/26/2015

Alvanell Christopher WEST POINT — Alvanell Kennedy Jeter Christopher “Mamanee”, 96, died Jan. 24, 2015, at her residence. Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Robinson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at... read more

 

 

Eugene Stewart

Published: 1/26/2015

DEKALB – Eugene F. Stewart, 97, died Jan. 24, 2015, in Jackson. Services are incomplete and will be announced by New Haven Memorial Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Charlene Collister

Published: 1/26/2015

COLUMBUS — Charlene Collister died Jan. 24, 2015, at her residence. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more

 

 

Annie Lowery

Published: 1/26/2015

COLUMBUS — Annie Lowery, 98, died Jan. 25, 2015, at her residence. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more

 

 

Lucy Brooks

Published: 1/26/2015

NOXUBEE COUNTY — Lucy Brooks, 62, died Jan. 18, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Jerusalem MB Church in Macon with the Rev. Terry... read more

 

 

Sue Pennington

Published: 1/25/2015

VERNON, Ala. — Dorothy Sue Pennington, 84, died Jan. 23, 2015, at her residence. Services are 3 p.m. today at Chandler Funeral Home with Jeff Harvill and Rob Argersinger officiating. Burial... read more

 

 

Annie Barnes

Published: 1/25/2015

WEST POINT — Annie Mae Cromwell Barnes, 90, died Jan. 20, 2015, in West Point. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Antioch MB Church in Maben with the Rev. Erusia... read more

 

 

Milford Forrest

Published: 1/25/2015

WEST POINT — Milford R. Forrest, 81, died Jan. 23, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Memorial services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in West... read more

 

 

Armentha Cunningham

Armentha Cunningham

Published: 1/23/2015

COLUMBUS — Armentaha J. “Money” Cunningham, 73, died Jan. 20, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Union Baptist MB Church with the Rev. Joe L.... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Reies Tijerina, 88, Dies; Led Chicano Property Rights Movement

Reies Tijerina, 88, Dies; Led Chicano Property Rights Movement

Mr. Tijerina led efforts in the 1960s to seize land for Mexicans, Indians and descendants of the original Spanish settlers of what became the American Southwest.






 

Leon Brittan Dies at 75; British Official in Leak Case

Leon Brittan Dies at 75; British Official in Leak Case

Mr. Brittan was a British politician who rose fast and far in the Margaret Thatcher government, only to see his career crash over a leaked letter in a dispute over a helicopter company.






 

Bill Monbouquette, Red Sox Pitcher, Dies at 78

Bill Monbouquette, Red Sox Pitcher, Dies at 78

Mr. Monbouquette was a stalwart right-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox during one of the leaner periods in the history of the franchise.






 

Edgar Froese, Adventurous Leader of Tangerine Dream, Dies at 70

Edgar Froese, Adventurous Leader of Tangerine Dream, Dies at 70

In Tangerine Dream, a band that evolved through many incarnations and spanned decades, Mr. Froese is the musician who stayed the longest.






 

Sal Polisi, Master Woodcarver at South Street Seaport Museum, Dies at 79

Sal Polisi, Master Woodcarver at South Street Seaport Museum, Dies at 79

For more than 30 years, Mr. Polisi volunteered his skills turning wood into sculptures and ships’ figureheads, while explaining his craft to visitors.






 

Marcus Borg, Liberal Scholar on Historical Jesus, Dies at 72

Marcus Borg, Liberal Scholar on Historical Jesus, Dies at 72

Professor Borg was among a group of scholars, known as the Jesus Seminar, who set out to discern which of Jesus’ acts and utterances could be confirmed as historically true, and which were merely myths.






 

Toller Cranston, ‘the Nureyev’ of Figure Skating, Dies at 65

Toller Cranston, ‘the Nureyev’ of Figure Skating, Dies at 65

A flamboyant Canadian figure skater with a style often likened to dancing, Mr. Cranston played a major role in popularizing his sport.






 

An Appraisal: A Star Who Found Joy in Baseball and Reflected It Every Day

An Appraisal: A Star Who Found Joy in Baseball and Reflected It Every Day

Ernie Banks was more than a superstar. He was a walking billboard for baseball — or rather baseball as a homespun ideal.

 

Ward Swingle, Who Made Classical Music Jazzy, Dies at 87

Ward Swingle, Who Made Classical Music Jazzy, Dies at 87

Mr. Swingle was a conductor and arranger whose group, the Swingle Singers, combined scat vocals with classical music.






 

Chitresh Das, Influential Performer and Educator of Indian Dance, Dies at 70

Chitresh Das, Influential Performer and Educator of Indian Dance, Dies at 70

Mr. Das helped popularize kathak, one of the most prominent forms of classical Indian dance and the only one that has roots in both Muslim and Hindu traditions.






 

Joe Franklin, a Talk Show Institution in New York, Dies at 88

Joe Franklin, a Talk Show Institution in New York, Dies at 88

Mr. Franklin, a pioneer of local talk shows, was on the air in New York from 1951 to 1993 as the host of a compellingly low-rent parade of has-beens and yet-to-bes.






 

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