OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 11/26/2014
ROCK HILL, S. C. — James Allen “J. T.” Taylor, 55, died Nov. 22, 2014, at Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Services are noon Monday at Annunciation Catholic Church. Visitation is two hours before... read more
Flora Marie Otts, age 92, died Monday, November 24, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus. Services will be held Friday, November 28, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Center Hill Baptist Church in Hamilton, MS, with Rev.... read more
GORDO, Ala. — Walter Lee Junkin, 84, died Nov. 24, 2014, at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Graveside services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Shiloh Cemetery with the Rev. Tony Burns officiating. Arrangements are... read more
HELENA, Ala. — Elma Rogers Northington Comer, 83, died Nov. 24, 2014. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lamar Memory Garden. Visitation is one hour before service time at Chandler Funeral Home. Mrs. Comer was... read more
COLUMBUS — Nettie L. Smith, 62, died Nov. 25, 2014, at Pickens County Medical Center in Carrollton, Alabama. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus. read more
Ava Lorraine Moore, 65, died Nov. 20, 2014, in Starkville. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Peter’s Rock Church of God in Christ with the Rev. Joseph Hawkins officiating. Visitation is Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at... read more
Everett “AB” Quinn, 84, died Nov. 22, 2014, in West Point. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Hermon MB Church with the Rev. Polee Webber officiating. Burial will follow at Palo Alto Cemetery. Visitation is... read more
James Edward Moye, 72, died Nov. 21, 2014, in Starkville. Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Nelson Forrest officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation is... read more
FAYETTE, Ala. — Brian Eugene Everett, 46, died Nov. 23, 2014, at Druid City Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Ashcraft Corner Baptist Church with the Rev. Marshall Sutton and the Rev.... read more
Frankie Roselyn Weaver Harpole, age 81, of Columbus, MS, passed away November 23, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 29, 2014, at 2:00 PM at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Steve... read more
MIDDLEBURY, Ind. — Tom M. Miller, 80, died Nov. 25, 2014, at IU Health Goshen Hospital in Goshen, Indiana. Memorial services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Sugar Grove Church with Carlin Yoder officiating. A private... read more
STARKVILLE — Katie Michelle Ray, 31, died Nov. 24, 2014, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Welch Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Avery officiating. Burial will follow at... read more
COLUMBUS — Bennie Will Sherrod, 76, died Nov. 22, 2014, at his residence. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Northside MB Church with the Rev. Bobby Woodrick officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery. Visitation is... read more
NOXUBEE COUNTY — Leroy Anthony, 53, died Nov. 17, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Jackson. Services are 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Oakland MB Church with the Rev. Ronald Anthony... read more
COLUMBUS — Frankie Roselyn Weaver Harpole, 81, died Nov. 23, 2014, at her residence. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Brown officiating. Burial will... read more
COLUMBUS — Grady Lafayette Johnston, 82, died Nov. 22, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are entrusted to Calvert Funeral Home. Mr. Johnston was born in Longview on Dec. 13,... read more
STARKVILLE — Mary M. Gillespie, 53, died Nov. 19, 2014, in Tupelo. Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sand Creek Chapel Church with the Rev. Christopher Mayes officiating. Burial will follow... read more
VERNON, Ala. — Alma Jean Hester, 78, died Nov. 24, 2014, at her residence. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Chandler Funeral Home with Wade Peoples officiating. Burial will follow at... read more
MACON — Anna Mae Mast, 82, died Nov. 20, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Magnolia Mennonite Church with Paul Shirk officiating. Burial will follow... read more
STARKVILLE — Anna Hogan Reed, 82, died Nov. 19, 2014, in Greenwood. Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Spring Hill MB Church with the Rev. Tyrone Orr officiating. Burial will follow... read more
CARROLLTON, Ala. — Carol Jean Taggart, 73, died Nov. 19, 2014, at her residence. Services are today at 1 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church in Carrollton with the Rev. David... read more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Charles Edgar Quinn, 80, died Nov. 20, 2014, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services are Monday at 2 p.m. at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel in Reform, Alabama, with... read more
DEKALB — Mary Butler, 57, died Nov. 20, 2014, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by New Haven Memorial Funeral Home of Dekalb. read more
STARKVILLE — Sandra “Sandy” Gail Dawkins Nail, 55, died Nov. 21, 2014. Services are Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Welch Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Halton Davis Jr. officiating.... read more
COLUMBUS — Jimmy Summerville, 68, died Nov. 10, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are noon Saturday at Brick MB Church with the Rev. Everett Little officiating. Burial will follow... read more
NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES
Lester Bernstein, Former Newsweek Editor, Dies at 94
Mr. Bernstein, who also wrote for The New York Times and Time magazine, helped arrange America’s first televised presidential debates when he was an NBC vice president in 1960.
Nancy H. Teeters, First Woman on Federal Reserve Board, Dies at 84
A liberal economist, Mrs. Teeters often criticized actions by her fellow governors.
P. D. James, Novelist Known as ‘Queen of Crime,’ Dies at 94
A consummate stylist, the British author and baroness accumulated numerous awards for the 18 crime novels produced during her 49-year writing career.
Francis Fraser, Who Cashed In on His Cruelty, Dies at 90
Known as a British underworld enforcer and once suspected in as many as 40 deaths, Mr. Fraser turned his life of crime into a lucrative retirement by chronicling his own deeds in books and films.
Lucien Clergue, Master and Promoter of Art Photography, Dies at 80
Mr. Clergue enjoyed a national stature in France for his modernist work, famous patrons and photography festival in Arles.
Bunny Briggs, Tap Dancing Virtuoso, Dies at 92
Mr. Briggs’s career bridged the history of tap from Bill (Bojangles) Robinson to Savion Glover.
Allan Kornblum, Independent Publisher, Dies at 65
Mr. Kornblum started Coffee House Press, an independent publisher known for finding and nurturing new authors.
Murray Oliver, N.H.L. Player and All-Star, Dies at 77
Oliver played from four teams from the late 1950s to the mid-70s.
Pat Quinn, Coach Who Led Canada to Olympic Gold, Is Dead at 71
Quinn followed up a bruising career as a hockey player by steering Canada to its first Olympic gold medal in 50 years and twice winning coach-of-the-year honors in the National Hockey League.
Dodo Cheney, a Tennis Champion for Decades, Dies at 98
She won 391 tennis championships in the United States, most of them after she turned 55.
Lewis Baltz, Photographer of American Landscapes, Dies at 69
Mr. Baltz was part of the New Topographics movement, known for a seemingly dispassionate, affectless presentation of its subjects.
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