OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 9/22/2018

 

James Rice

James Rice

COLUMBUS — James T. Rice, 67, died Sept. 12, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Charity Full Gospel Baptist Church with Hattie Talley officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens.... read more

 

Paul Curry

Paul Curry

Mr. Paul Curry, age 77, of Columbus, MS, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018, at his residence. A visitation will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2018, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM at Caledonia Church of... read more

 

Denver Horn

STARKVILLE — Dr. Denver Donovan “Doc” Horn, 84, died Sept. 20, 2018. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Dr. Horn was born Dec.... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Mary Tate

Mary Tate

Published: 9/21/2018

BROOKSVILLE — Mary Tate, 88, died Sept. 12, 2018, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Drake Hill U.M. Church with the Rev. Aubrey Mitchell officiating. Burial... read more

 

 

Margaret Shelton

Margaret Shelton

Published: 9/21/2018

COLUMBUS — Margaret Cook Shelton, 66, died Sept. 16, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at All Nations Christian Fellowship Church with the Rev.... read more

 

 

Anthony Watson

Anthony Watson

Published: 9/21/2018

COLUMBUS — Anthony Craig Watson, 49, died Sept. 17, 2018, at his residence. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Carter’s Funeral Services with the Rev. Therman Cunningham officiating.... read more

 

 

Tommy Hall

Tommy Hall

Published: 9/21/2018

COLUMBUS — Tommy Lee Hall, 68, died Sept. 17, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ebenezer M.B. Church in Starkville. Burial will follow at the... read more

 

 

Shirley Hampton

Published: 9/21/2018

STARKVILLE — Shirley Ann Hampton, 57, died Sept. 12, 2018, in Tupelo. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Zion U.M. Church. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery.... read more

 

 

Curtis Yarbough, Jr.

Curtis Yarbough, Jr.

Published: 9/21/2018

MACON — Curtis Yarbough Jr., 77, died Sept. 17, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Carter’s Funeral Services with the Rev. Carl Johnson officiating. Visitation... read more

 

 

James Richards

Published: 9/21/2018

COLUMBUS — James D. Richards, 68, died Sept. 10, 2018, at Windsor Place. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Full Gospel M.B. Church with Ty Harris officiating. Visitation... read more

 

 

Evelyne Robertson

Published: 9/21/2018

WEST POINT — Evelyn Lucille Fortson-Robertson, 76, died Sept. 16, 2018, at Baptist Select Specialist Hospital in Jackson. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at U.F.C.W Local #1529 Union Hall... read more

 

 

George Kilgore

Published: 9/21/2018

WEST POINT — George Miland Kilgore, 75, died Sept. 12, 2018, at Peace Hospice Facility in Great Falls, Montana. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Presbyterian Church with... read more

 

 

Hugh Robertson

Published: 9/21/2018

WEST POINT — Hugh Robertson, 78, died Sept. 12, 2018, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Strong Hill M.B> Church with the Rev.... read more

 

 

Kay VandenBranden

Published: 9/21/2018

WEST POINT — Catherine “Kay” Clare Seery VandenBranden, 78, died Sept. 19, 2018, at Dugan Memorial Home. A funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church... read more

 

 

Mary Gray

Published: 9/21/2018

BECKER — Mary Striplin Carlisle Gray, 68, died Sept. 19, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home in Amory... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Anne Russ Federman, the Last of Russ’s Culinary Daughters, Dies at 97

Anne Russ Federman, the Last of Russ’s Culinary Daughters, Dies at 97

She and her two sisters inherited the venerable Lower East Side appetizing store Russ & Daughters, a temple of lox, herring and so much more.

 

Beat Richner, Doctor to Cambodia’s Needy Young, Dies at 71

Beat Richner, Doctor to Cambodia’s Needy Young, Dies at 71

Dr. Richner turned a war-ravaged pediatric hospital in Phnom Penh into a network of five medical centers that now serve one million patients a year.

 

Lawrence Martin-Bittman, 87, Master of Disinformation, Dies

Lawrence Martin-Bittman, 87, Master of Disinformation, Dies

He was a dirty trickster for Czechoslovakia during the Cold War. Then he defected to the West and taught the perils of propaganda to journalism students.

 

David DiChiera, Who Gave Opera a Home in Detroit, Dies at 83

David DiChiera, Who Gave Opera a Home in Detroit, Dies at 83

Dr. DiChiera built an opera company that presented world-class talent at a time when Detroit’s population was dwindling and its future looked bleak.

 

Marilyn Lloyd, 89, Tennessee Trailblazer in Congress, Dies

Marilyn Lloyd, 89, Tennessee Trailblazer in Congress, Dies

A conservative Democrat, she replaced her husband on the ballot when he was killed in a plane crash in 1974. She went on to serve 10 terms.

 

Tran Dai Quang, Hard-Line Vietnamese President, Dies at 61

Tran Dai Quang, Hard-Line Vietnamese President, Dies at 61

Mr. Quang, whose role was largely ceremonial, was a former chief of the country’s powerful Ministry of Public Security.

 

Stephen Jeffreys, Playwright Known for ‘The Libertine,’ Dies at 68

Stephen Jeffreys, Playwright Known for ‘The Libertine,’ Dies at 68

His 1994 play about a hedonistic 17th-century nobleman became a vehicle for Johnny Depp and John Malkovich.

 

Jon Burge, 70, Ex-Commander in Chicago Police Torture Cases, Dies

Jon Burge, 70, Ex-Commander in Chicago Police Torture Cases, Dies

His reported torture of criminal suspects, by shocking them with cattle prods or pointing guns in their mouths, led to pardons, reparations and to the abolition of the death penalty in Illinois.

 

Perry Miller Adato, a Filmmaker Focused on Artists, Dies at 97

Perry Miller Adato, a Filmmaker Focused on Artists, Dies at 97

At a time when relatively few women were documentarians, Ms. Adato won awards for films about Dylan Thomas, Georgia O’Keeffe, Picasso and others.

 

Marceline Loridan-Ivens, 90, Dies; Wrote of Holocaust’s Enduring Toll

Marceline Loridan-Ivens, 90, Dies; Wrote of Holocaust’s Enduring Toll

An author and filmmaker, she examined the long-term anguish of surviving the death camps as a teenager and challenged attitudes about Jews in France.

 

Micheline Rozan, a Force Behind a Theater Master, Dies at 89

Micheline Rozan, a Force Behind a Theater Master, Dies at 89

She helped the famed director Peter Brook start an influential theater group in Paris and mount major productions like “The Mahabharata.”

 

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