Published: 2/24/2018WEST POINT — Roxie Augusta Fields, 100, died Feb. 18, 2018, at Windmere Nursing Pavilion-South Holland, Illinois. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of... read more
Published: 2/24/2018WEST POINT — Sammy Gates Campbell, 34, died Feb. 18, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Zion MB Church of West Point... read more
Published: 2/24/2018COLUMBUS — Rollin Williams Sloan, 37, died Feb. 23, 2018, in Columbus. A memorial service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Memorial Gunter Peel 2nd Ave N. Chapel... read more
Published: 2/24/2018HAMILTON, Ala. — Betty Terrell, 82, died Feb. 19, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Funeral services were held Saturday at Mt. Zion II C.M.E. Church in... read more
Published: 2/24/2018NOXUBEE COUNTY — Elvis Shields, 49, died Feb. 22, 2018, in Tupelo. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s of Macon. read more
Published: 2/24/2018STARKVILLE — Jackson “Jack” Martin Brown, 72, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at OCH Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time with Welch Funeral Home. read more
Published: 2/24/2018COLUMBUS — Mary Ann Upton Dill, 55, died Feb. 23, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home of Columbus. ... read more
Published: 2/24/2018COLUMBUS — Alfred Sherrod, 90, died Feb. 23, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT, Columbus. Services are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Carter’s of Columbus.... read more
Published: 2/24/2018WEST POINT — Debra Kay White Lowther, 60, died Feb. 23, 2018, at her residence. Services will be Monday, at 2 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike... read more
Published: 2/23/2018Bobbie Gail Junkin Price, age 80, of Columbus, MS passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at The Windsor Place, Columbus, MS. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018, from... read more
Published: 2/23/2018WEST POINT — Virginia Nell Rhudy, 89, died Feb. 19, 2018, at her residence. Services were Thursday at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Byron Benson officiating. Burial followed in... read more
Published: 2/23/2018COLUMBUS — Lula Jordan Johnson, 72, died Feb. 17, 2018, in Birmingham, Alabama. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Southside MB Church with the Rev. Rayfield Evins officiating. Burial... read more
Ms. Fabray won a Tony for a performance on Broadway in the 1940s and three Emmys for her work with Sid Caesar in the 1950s.
His movies, featuring simple, compelling stories set in Burkina Faso, his home country, and elsewhere in Africa, won accolades at Cannes.
Also a civil rights activist and educator, she championed African and African-American art, building a collection and then rebuilding it after a fire.
Mr. McKay filmed the reminiscences of dozens of theater luminaries for the 2004 documentary “Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There.”
His work as one of “Nader’s raiders” helped bring about the Clean Water Act of 1972, and he helped found the advocacy group Clean Water Action.
Mr. Graham spread the Gospel around the world through a combination of religious conviction, commanding stage presence and shrewd use of advanced communication technologies.
A leader in IBM’s development of a speech-recognition system, she relied on her laptop to communicate after Lou Gehrig’s disease left her paralyzed.
She later performed with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and was also well known as a dance teacher.
Mr. Desfor’s photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize.
Over the course of his career, the Rev. Billy Graham capitalized on modern communication technologies — from television to satellite to the internet — to give his ministry a global reach.
He upset Senator Clifford P. Case in New Jersey’s 1978 Republican primary, lost to Bill Bradley, but became an effective advocate of tax cuts.