Published: 4/27/2016Emily Eugenia Summer, age 92, died April 23, 2016, at Trinity Personal Care. She was born to Charles Edgar Summer and Emily O’Rorke Summer in Newton, Mississippi, June 13, 1923, along... read more
Published: 4/27/2016COLUMBUS — Jessie Cobb, 95, died April 25, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Carter’s Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow in Memorial... read more
Published: 4/26/2016GREENWOOD — Randall “Randy” Lee Gray, 43, died April 24, 2016. Services are today at Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home with Lloyd Sweat officiating. Burial will follow in Tupelo Memorial Park. Visitation was... read more
Published: 4/26/2016WEST POINT — Georgianna McClure, 94, died April 24, 2016, at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point. Services will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in... read more
Published: 4/26/2016SULLIGENT, Ala. — Michael Brooks Fowler, 57, died April 24, 2016. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Macidonia Cemetery. Visitation is... read more
Published: 4/26/2016ABERDEEN —Roy Franklin Sykes, 62, died April 24, 2016, at his residence. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel with Dempsey Rowland, Robert Moore and Sonny Clay... read more
Published: 4/26/2016ABERDEEN — Marilyn Fowler O’Connell, 66, died April 23, 2016, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. Services are today at 2 p.m. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Van Moore... read more
Published: 4/25/2016Frances Patty Madison, 94, of Brooksville, MS. departed our presence here on this earth and ascended to the heavens on Sunday, April 24, 2016. A graveside service will... read more
Published: 4/25/2016HAMILTON — Reba Carnel Sanders Malone, 88, died April 23, 2016, at her residence. Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home with Roger McGrew officiating. Burial... read more
Published: 4/25/2016VERNON, Ala. — Brenda T. McNees, 64, died April 22, 2016, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Services are 4 p.m. Monday at Chandler Funeral Home with Eddie Finch officiating.... read more
Published: 4/25/2016Emily Eugenia Summer, 92, died April 23, 2016, at Trinity Personal Care Home. Mass of Resurrection is 11 a.m. Tuesday at Annunciation Catholic Church with Robert Dore officiating. Visitation is... read more
Published: 4/25/2016SULLIGENT, Ala. — Jimmy Kell, 66, died April 21, 2016, at his residence. Services are 2 p.m. today at Union Chapel Baptist Church with BJ Mills and James Godsey officiating.... read more
Mr. Wu was brutalized for 19 years in Communist labor camps, and later returned to his homeland undercover to expose prison conditions.
His jingle, a herald of summer in the city, and of the ice cream man down the block, is the textbook embodiment of an earworm: once heard, never forgotten.
The editor of the Obituaries section, William McDonald, talks about “Obits,” the movie and obits, the job.
A businessman who made millions off N.B.A. television contracts long after the team he co-owned with his brother, Daniel, was dissolved.
Mr. Ward sued the University of Georgia after it rejected his law school application because of his race. He became Georgia’s first black federal judge.
Hill made eight All-Star teams and protected the blindside of quarterback Joe Namath during the team’s only Super Bowl victory.
Mr. Cooper’s 2007 concoction, St-Germain, was so embraced by the cocktail crowd that it became known as “bartender’s ketchup.”
Since the late 1970s, his subversive media-hacking band has functioned more like a collective with a fluctuating membership.
A Canadian who originated the Broadway role of Abigail in Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” she also starred in stage and film versions of Tennessee Williams plays.
Mr. Kenny gave voice in his verse to historical figures of New York State, both white and Native American.
Mr. Paul’s 1972 ballad about an illicit romance was a success that he was unable to repeat in his later career.