OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 4/28/2015

 

Theda Robertson

LITHIA SPRINGS, Ga. — Theda Taylor Robertson, 95, died April 27, 2015, at Brookdale Assisted Living. Graveside services are 2 p.m. Friday at Friendship Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Benson officiating. Visitation is 12-1:45 p.m. before... read more

 

Irnez Applin

Irnez Applin

COLUMBUS — Irnez Cleo Applin, 90, died April 25, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus with the Rev. Raphael Terry officiating. Burial will follow at... read more

 

Ann Hankins

BEAVERTON, Ala. — Ann Hankins, 85, died April 25, 2015, at her residence. Services were 6 p.m. Monday, April 27, 2015, at Taylor Springs Free Will Baptist Church with Jeremy Sorrells. Burial followed at Taylor... read more

 

Oscar Spruill

Oscar Burris Spruill Jr., 82, died April 26, 2015, in Geneseo, New York. Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Friendship Cemetery. Visitation is one hour before service time... read more

 

Eugene Dixon

MACON — Rev. Eugene Dixon Jr., 82, died April 27, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Macon. read more

 

Rosie Brewer

BROOKSVILLE — Rosie Brewer, 86, died April 27, 2015, in Columbus. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus. read more

 

Sam Perry

COLUMBUS — Sam Perry, 88, died April 24, 2015, in Columbus. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus. read more

 

Donna Butler

Donna Butler, 69, died April 28, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Funeral Home. read more

 

Marilyn McInnis Elliott

Marilyn McInnis Elliott

Marilyn McInnis Elliott, 63, was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on May 2, 1951 and died April 25, 2015 in Birmingham, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her parents, GW McInnis and Geneva Conerly McInnis.... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Pauline Partridge

Published: 4/27/2015

VERNON, Ala. — Pauline Burroughs Partridge, 89, died April 25, 2015, at Noland Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Graveside services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation is one hour... read more

 

 

Steven Wilson

Published: 4/27/2015

VERNON, Ala. — Steven Thomas Wilson, 56, died April 24, 2015, at his residence. Arrangements are entrusted to Chandler Funeral Home. Mr. Wilson was born in Walker County, Alabama, on Aug.... read more

 

 

Sybil McManus

Published: 4/27/2015

Sybil Jeanette McManus, 74, died April 24, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Welch Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Garden... read more

 

 

Courtney Coley

Published: 4/27/2015

Courtney Coley, 25, died April 24, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more

 

 

Lena Jackson

Published: 4/27/2015

Lena Jackson died April 25, 2015, at Noxubee County Nursing Home. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Macon. read more

 

 

Betty Jo Lundy

Published: 4/26/2015

WEST POINT — Betty Jo Holliday Lundy, 92, died April 25, 2015, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point. Graveside services are 5 p.m. today at Greenwood Cemetery in West Point... read more

 

 

Aviana Johnson

Published: 4/26/2015

WEST POINT — Aviana T. Johnson, infant, died April 22, 2015, in West Point. Graveside services are 2 p.m. today at Trio Primitive Cemetery (Gibbs Chapel) in West Point with the... read more

 

 

Darrell Terrell

Published: 4/26/2015

NORTHPORT, Ala. — Darrell R. Terrell, 50, died April 23, 2015, at his residence. Memorial services are 3 p.m. today at Magnolia Chapel North Funeral Home. Visitation is two hours prior... read more

 

 

Marcelle Gilmer

Published: 4/26/2015

SULLIGENT, Ala. ­— Marcelle Gilmer, 80, died April 22, 2015, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Alabama. Services are 3 p.m. today at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Jeff Chaffin officiating.... read more

 

 

Bessie Brock

Published: 4/24/2015

MACON — Bessie Dooley Brock, 73, died April 14, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church in Macon with the Rev. William Thomas... read more

 

 

Charles Lathan

Charles Lathan

Published: 4/24/2015

On April 16, 2015, God’s Angel whispered in Charles Jerome Lathan’s ear, “You’ve fought a good fight. It’s time to join your Father in Heaven.” Celebration of Life Services will be... read more

 

 

Lakeita Stewart

Lakeita Stewart

Published: 4/24/2015

NOXUBEE COUNTY — Lakeita A. Stewart, 36, died April 15, 2015, at Baptist Memorial in Memphis, Tennessee. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope United Methodist Church with the Rev.... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Frederic Morton, Author Who Chronicled the Rothschilds, Dies at 90

Frederic Morton, Author Who Chronicled the Rothschilds, Dies at 90

Mr. Morton, who as a child fled Austria and the Nazis with his family, often wrote about his homeland, in both fiction and nonfiction books.






 

Mary Keefe, Model for Rockwell’s ‘Rosie the Riveter,’ Dies at 92

Mary Keefe, Model for Rockwell’s ‘Rosie the Riveter,’ Dies at 92

Mrs. Keefe never wielded a rivet gun before the 1990s, but her image encouraged women to pinch-hit in military plants in World War II.






 

Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, Polish Auschwitz Survivor Who Fought for Jews, Dies at 93

Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, Polish Auschwitz Survivor Who Fought for Jews, Dies at 93

Mr. Bartoszewski was given honorary Israeli citizenship for his work to save Jews during World War II and later surprised even himself by being instrumental in reconciling Poland and Germany.

 

Jayne Meadows, Actress and Steve Allen’s Wife and Co-Star, Dies at 95

Jayne Meadows, Actress and Steve Allen’s Wife and Co-Star, Dies at 95

Ms. Meadows was the older sister of Audrey Meadows, who played Alice Kramden on “The Honeymooners.”






 

Harvey R. Miller, Renowned Bankruptcy Lawyer, Dies at 82

Harvey R. Miller, Renowned Bankruptcy Lawyer, Dies at 82

Mr. Miller, of the firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges, represented companies including Lehman Brothers, General Motors and American Airlines, and mentored many of the top Chapter 11 practitioners today.






 

Jim Fanning, 87, Dies; Lifted Baseball in Canada With Expos

Jim Fanning, 87, Dies; Lifted Baseball in Canada With Expos

Hired in 1968, a year before their first season, Mr. Fanning spent 25 years with the team, managing them to their only playoff appearance in Canada.






 

Gilbert Haroche, Builder of an Economy Travel Empire, Dies at 87

Gilbert Haroche, Builder of an Economy Travel Empire, Dies at 87

Mr. Haroche was a founder of Liberty Travel, which grew from a two-man operation to the largest leisure travel operation in the United States.






 

Ellen Turner Dies at 87; Opened Kitchen to Feed the Needy of Knoxville

Ellen Turner Dies at 87; Opened Kitchen to Feed the Needy of Knoxville

Ms. Turner and her twin sister founded the Love Kitchen in 1986 in a church basement in Knoxville, Tenn., and it continues to provide clothing and meals.






 

William Price Fox, Admired Southern Novelist and Humorist, Dies at 89

William Price Fox, Admired Southern Novelist and Humorist, Dies at 89

Mr. Fox, known for his well-honed countrified voice, wrote about things dear to South Carolina and won over Yankee critics.






 

Richard Corliss, 71, Longtime Film Critic for Time, Dies

Richard Corliss, 71, Longtime Film Critic for Time, Dies

Mr. Corliss was known for his firm opinions and punchy prose, melding the forthright Time style and its compact format to a joy in deadline invention.






 

Robert Patterson Jr., Lawyer and Judge Who Fought for the Accused, Dies at 91

Robert Patterson Jr., Lawyer and Judge Who Fought for the Accused, Dies at 91

Judge Patterson helped to protect the rights of Attica inmates after the prison riot in 1971 and later served on the Federal District Court in Manhattan.






 

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