Published: 1/17/2019On the morning of Sunday, January 13, 2019, Ida Ray Belk was reunited in heaven with the love of her life, Paul V. Belk, Sr. At the time of her death,... read more
Published: 1/17/2019STARKVILLE — Charles D. Lowery, 81, died Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. A celebration of life service will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Trinity Presbyterian... read more
Published: 1/17/2019Bettye Ann Gunnells Bridges, age 77, of Columbus, MS, passed away January 15, 2019, at Trinity Healthcare. Funeral services will be Friday, January 18, 2019, at 1:00 PM at... read more
Published: 1/17/2019SULLIGENT, Ala. — Darrell Neal Smith, 75, died Jan. 15, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Memorial services are 11 a.m. today at the chapel of Otts Funeral Home... read more
Published: 1/17/2019WEST POINT — Etheleen Pridgeon Holder, 63, died Jan. 10, 2019, in Tupelo. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at New St. Peter M.B. Church in West Point with the Rev. Arnell... read more
Published: 1/17/2019CORINTH — Orene Lockhart Hamilton, 96, died Jan. 15, 2019, at the Whitfield Nursing Home in Corinth. Services are 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral... read more
Published: 1/17/2019COLUMBUS — Joseph Griffin, 84, died Jan. 9, 2019, at his residence. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus with Maxine Hall officiating. Burial will follow at... read more
Published: 1/17/2019West Point, MS – Mrs. Vickie Ann Pruitt Myers, 67, passed away on January 14, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Mrs. Vickie was born April 12, 1951,... read more
Published: 1/17/2019On January 11, 2019, Irma Elena Hip Araya Steger, age 88, died peacefully at Eureka Springs Hospital. After a short two-day battle with pneumonia, her heart failed. Irma was born... read more
Published: 1/16/2019Vivian Thomas Moss, 89, of Columbus, MS, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019, at her residence. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 16, 2019, from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Fairview... read more
Published: 1/16/2019Beverly H. Shelton, 68, of Collierville, TN, passed from this life January 13, 2019, at her home. She was born December 2, 1950, in Kosciusko, MS, to the late J.... read more
Published: 1/16/2019COLUMBUS — Dorothy J. Cavender, 73, died Jan. 16, 2019, at the Windsor Place. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home. read more
After growing up poor in North Carolina, she opened, in Chicago, what is believed to be the first advertising agency founded by a black woman.
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Playing through injuries, he was a critical part of a daunting offensive line that helped Miami win back-to-back Super Bowls and achieve a perfect season.
Dr. Bourgain, a recipient of some of his field’s most prestigious awards, was undaunted by even the most intractable of challenges.
Oliver, the hugely popular poet, died Thursday. Readers turned to her work to find comfort. Here’s a selection of some of her best-known writing on loss and mourning.
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