OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 5/20/2018

 

Jeanne Atkins

Jeanne Ann Lawrence Howard Atkins departed this world on May 16, 2018. She was born on April 29, 1941 to Margaret Maxine Jones Lawrence and Dewitt Leslie Lawrence in Columbus, Mississippi. Jeanne Ann was preceded in... read more

 

David Ashmore

ETHELSVILLE, Ala. — David Guy Ashmore, 78, died May 17, 2018. Memorial services will be at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Beersheba Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Columbus. Lowndes Funeral Home is in charge of... read more

 

Carmel Montgomery

AMORY — Carmel Ausborn Montgomery, 94, died May 17, 2018, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital. Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Marshall Eubanks, Jr. and Rev. Chris Mitchell officiating. Visitation... read more

 

Mary Irvin

VERNON, Ala. — Mary Edith Irvin, 89, died May 16, 2018, at Generations of Vernon. Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Eddie Finch officiating. Burial followed in Riggins Chapel Cemetery... read more

 

Rickman Allman

GUIN, Ala. — Rickman J. Allman, 31, died May 11, 2018, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Alabama. Services were at 1 p.m. Saturday at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Murry R. Johnson officiating. Burial followed... read more

 

Jimmie Henderson

WEST POINT — Jimmie Dale Henderson, 70, died May 15, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Macedonia M.B. Church in Houston with Rev. John Cox officiating.... read more

 

Mary Wooten

RED BAY, Ala. — Mary Ann Ray Wooten, 67, died May 18, 2018, at Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield, Alabama. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home Chapel, Second Avenue... read more

 

James Stark, Jr.

ABERDEEN — James Eldred Stark, Jr., 64, died May 18, 2018. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. today at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home with Dr. Lloyd Sweatt officiating. Visitation will be prior to services at... read more

 

Robert W. Krutz, Jr.

Robert William “Bob” Krutz, Jr., age 84, of Columbus, Mississippi, died on Thursday, May 17, 2018. He was born on April 4, 1934, in Belzoni, MS, the son of the late Mabel and Robert William Krutz,... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Wayne Triplett

Published: 5/18/2018

LADSON, S.C. — Wayne D. Triplett, 45, died May 5, 2018, in South Carolina. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Running Water Baptist Church in Shuqualak with Rev. Tyrone... read more

 

 

Dorothy Barron

Published: 5/18/2018

NOXUBEE — Dorothy Barron, 64, died May 10, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Jerusalem in Shuqualak with Rev. Leroy Horne officiating. Burial... read more

 

 

Sammy Harris

Sammy Harris

Published: 5/18/2018

CRAWFORD — Sammy Lee Harris, 55, died May 10, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fairview Full Gospel Baptist Church in Crawford with Rev. Michael... read more

 

 

Marie Davis

Marie Davis

Published: 5/18/2018

COLUMBUS — Marie Davis, 71, died May 13, 2018, in Columbus. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Visitation will... read more

 

 

Mary Watt

Published: 5/18/2018

COMO — Mary Beth Watt, 41, died May 12, 2018, at her residence. Services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cooksville United Methodist Church near Macon with Glenn Miller officiating. Interment... read more

 

 

Kate Saffore

Kate Saffore

Published: 5/18/2018

COLUMBUS — Kate “Frances” Saffore, 64, passed away. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthew M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from... read more

 

 

Ashia Howard

Published: 5/18/2018

ALICEVILLE, Ala. — Ashia “Shelly Poo” Howard died May 16, 2018, in Columbus. Home Going Celebration services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church in Aliceville with... read more

 

 

George Washington

George Washington

Published: 5/18/2018

COLUMBUS — George Washington, 74, died May 10, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Strong Hill Church in West Point with Rev. Robert L.... read more

 

 

Malinda Windham

Published: 5/18/2018

MACON — Malinda Windham, 89, died May 16, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Macon. read more

 

 

Johnnie Alford, Jr.

Published: 5/18/2018

WEST POINT — Johnnie Alford, Jr., 88, died May 13, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Hospice Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Johnson Creek M.B. Church... read more

 

 

Jessie Kincade

Jessie Kincade

Published: 5/18/2018

COLUMBUS — Jessie M. Kincade, 72, died May 8, 2018, at her residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Stephen Chapel M.B. Church with Rev. Joe L. Peoples officiating.... read more

 

 

Donald Merchant, Sr.

Published: 5/18/2018

SULLIGENT, Ala. — Donald Merchant, Sr., 73, died May 15, 2018, at Generations of Vernon in Vernon, Alabama. Services will be at 5 p.m. today at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Patricia Morison, 103, Dies; Broadway’s First Kate to Be Kissed

Patricia Morison, 103, Dies; Broadway’s First Kate to Be Kissed

After failing to hit it big as a Hollywood actress, Ms. Morison became a star of the musical stage in “Kiss Me, Kate” and “The King and I.”

 

Per Kirkeby, Painter Inspired by Nature, Is Dead at 79

Per Kirkeby, Painter Inspired by Nature, Is Dead at 79

Mr. Kirkeby’s paintings could evoke flattened stones, small boulders, skeins of vines and flowing water emerging from darkness.

 

Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Beat Poet and Author, Dies at 87

Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Beat Poet and Author, Dies at 87

Her writing pulsed with her hardscrabble Texas childhood and, refusing to be his “muse,” her liberation from an overbearing poet husband.

 

Lucian Pintilie, Authority-Defying Romanian Director, Dies at 84

Lucian Pintilie, Authority-Defying Romanian Director, Dies at 84

His films and stage work angered Communist officials, but he was embraced abroad and seen as an inspiration for the Romanian New Wave.

 

Richard Pipes, Historian of Russia and Reagan Aide, Dies at 94

Richard Pipes, Historian of Russia and Reagan Aide, Dies at 94

The author of monumental works, he achieved renown in government as a “cold warrior” skeptic about détente with the Soviet Union.

 

Joseph Campanella, 93, Ubiquitous Character Actor, Dies

Joseph Campanella, 93, Ubiquitous Character Actor, Dies

Mr. Campanella found his stride on television as a frequent guest star, playing doctors, lawyers, criminals, cops and judges.

 

Tom Murphy, Acclaimed Irish Playwright, Is Dead at 83

Tom Murphy, Acclaimed Irish Playwright, Is Dead at 83

His dark works avoided the stereotype of a rural Irish utopia, instead exploring subjects like the county’s famine and its history of emigration.

 

Michael Slive, 77, Dies; Led Southeastern Conference to New Heights

Michael Slive, 77, Dies; Led Southeastern Conference to New Heights

He led the conference from 2002 to 2015 and helped it to navigate a period mired by N.C.A.A. sanctions and become a college football powerhouse.

 

Leah Napolin, Whose ‘Yentl’ Adaptation Made Broadway, Dies at 83

Leah Napolin, Whose ‘Yentl’ Adaptation Made Broadway, Dies at 83

The play, based on an Isaac Bashevis Singer story, was a tale of empowerment in the midst of feminism’s second wave.

 

Overlooked No More: Margarita Xirgu, Theater Radical Who Staged Lorca’s Plays

Overlooked No More: Margarita Xirgu, Theater Radical Who Staged Lorca’s Plays

The Spanish film star and theater director was known for taking chances in her politics, in her private life and on the stage.

 

Fulvia Visconti Ferragamo, 67, Luxury House Executive, Dies

Fulvia Visconti Ferragamo, 67, Luxury House Executive, Dies

One of four generations of Ferragamo women, she bridged the creative and management sides of a venerable Italian purveyor of clothing and accessories.

 

Search Obituaries

 

By Name:  

By Date:   

 

 

How to Submit an Obituary

 

Read our Frequently Asked Questions for details on our obituary policies.

 

 

Old Guestbooks

 

Looking for a Guestbook from our old Legacy.com site? Search for the Guestbook at Legacy.com

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email