OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 6/18/2018

 

Betty Healy

MADISON — Betty Thomas Healy, 82, died June 15, 2018, at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson. Services will be at 4 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Madison Chapel. Visitation will be two hours prior... read more

 

Helen Oneal

COLUMBUS — Helen Faye McCarter Oneal, 70, died June 17, 2018, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

Calvin Stewart

COLUMBUS — Calvin Stewart, 70, died June 17, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

William Barnhill

STARKVILLE — William Wade Barnhill, 88, died June 16, 2018, at Montgomery Gardens in Starkville. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Welch Funeral Home with Dr. Grant Arinder. Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery.... read more

 

Issac Horsley

STARKVILLE — Issac Horsley, 92, died June 12, 2018, in Starkville. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Spring Hill M.B. Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-6 p.m.... read more

 

Cecil Berry

OXFORD — Cecil Berry, 81, died June 17, 2018, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home, Second Avenue North location. read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Donald Seiler

Published: 6/17/2018

MACON — Donald Seiler, 91, died June 13, 2018, at Oakwood Manor in Brooksville. Services were at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Southern Star Mennonite Church in Geiger, Alabama. Interment followed in... read more

 

 

James Jones

Published: 6/17/2018

COLUMBUS — James Jones, 68, died June 15, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

 

Diane Wolfe

Published: 6/17/2018

STARKVILLE — Diane “Sissy” Denman Wolfe, 74, died June 14, 2018, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Welch Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be two hours... read more

 

 

Alphonzo Pratt

Published: 6/17/2018

COLUMBUS — Alphonzo Pratt, 56, died June 15, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

 

Lillian Stokes

Published: 6/17/2018

COLUMBUS — Lillian Maxine Rea Stokes, 86, died June 15, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Donald Clark... read more

 

 

Jack Spencer, Sr.

Published: 6/17/2018

ABERDEEN — Jack Dale Spencer, Sr., 88, died June 14, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mary Hutson... read more

 

 

Peggy Matthews

Published: 6/17/2018

STARKVILLE — Peggy Joyce Hodge Matthews, 87, died June 13, 2018. Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church with Dr. Giles Lindley officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

 

Ella Ruth Frye

Ella Ruth Frye

Published: 6/16/2018

Ella Ruth Frye passed away into Glory to meet her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 8:20 a.m. on Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, at Courtland Terrace Nursing Home in Gastonia,... read more

 

 

Wynelle Turner

Published: 6/16/2018

Mrs. Wynelle Butler Turner, age 78, of Vernon, AL, passed away at home on Thursday, June 14, 2018. She was born to the late Harrison Clatie Butler and Nancy Lovena... read more

 

 

Totsy James

Published: 6/16/2018

Totsy Wall Fuller James passed away peacefully in her home in Columbia, Mississippi on June 14, 2018. She was born on October 28, 1935 to James Franklin Wall and Lovie Cagle... read more

 

 

Ora Saddler

Ora Saddler

Published: 6/15/2018

COLUMBUS — Ora Saddler, 59, died June 4, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Carter’s Funeral Services with Rev. Marlin Hall officiating. Visitation will... read more

 

 

Eugene Chapman

Eugene Chapman

Published: 6/15/2018

COLUMBUS — Eugene “Chat” Chapman, 82, died June 6, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Services will be at noon Saturday at Mt. Zion M.B. Church with Rev. Jesse J. Slater officiating.... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Russian Conductor, Dies at 87

Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Russian Conductor, Dies at 87

Mr. Rozhdestvensky was a tireless promoter of Shostakovich, Schnittke, Gubaidulina and others at home and abroad as one of the best-known Russian conductors.

 

Reinhard Hardegen, Who Led U-Boats to America’s Shore, Dies at 105

Reinhard Hardegen, Who Led U-Boats to America’s Shore, Dies at 105

“We were the first to be here, and for the first time in this war a German soldier looked upon the coast of the U.S.A.”

 

Martin Bregman, Producer of ‘Scarface’ and ‘Serpico,’ Dies at 92

Martin Bregman, Producer of ‘Scarface’ and ‘Serpico,’ Dies at 92

Mr. Bregman was a personal manager to stars like Barbra Streisand and Al Pacino. Later, he worked with the directors Sidney Lumet and Brian De Palma.

 

Clemens Kalischer, 97, Refugee Photographer of Humanity, Dies

Clemens Kalischer, 97, Refugee Photographer of Humanity, Dies

He escaped war-torn Europe, had a lucky break in New York and then defined himself by remaining invisible behind the camera.

 

Yvette Horner, France’s Star Accordionist, Is Dead at 95

Yvette Horner, France’s Star Accordionist, Is Dead at 95

She came to fame entertaining in the caravan that accompanies the Tour de France. In recent decades she achieved a kitschy cool.

 

William Reese, Leading Seller of Rare Books, Is Dead at 62

William Reese, Leading Seller of Rare Books, Is Dead at 62

For nearly 40 years, Mr. Reese shaped tastes, cultivated collectors and advised museums and libraries from his by-appointment-only store in New Haven.

 

Stephen Reid, Gentleman Bank Robber Turned Writer, Dies at 68

Stephen Reid, Gentleman Bank Robber Turned Writer, Dies at 68

Mr. Reid, a member of the Stop Watch Gang, later found success as a writer, but he was never able to fully leave his past behind.

 

George N. Leighton, Lawyer Who Fought Segregation, Dies at 105

George N. Leighton, Lawyer Who Fought Segregation, Dies at 105

Mr. Leighton overcame systemic discrimination to serve as a state and federal judge, eventually becoming a fixture in Chicago’s legal community.

 

Dorothy Cotton, Rights Champion and Close Aide to King, Dies at 88

Dorothy Cotton, Rights Champion and Close Aide to King, Dies at 88

Ms. Cotton was a leading campaigner for voting rights in the Deep South and was with Dr. King in Memphis during his final hours.

 

Leslie Grantham, ‘EastEnders’ Villain, Is Dead at 71

Leslie Grantham, ‘EastEnders’ Villain, Is Dead at 71

As the unscrupulous, adulterous Dirty Den Watts, Mr. Grantham provided the long-running British soap opera with many of its most dramatic plots.

 

Ed Sadlowski, Fiery Steelworkers Insurgent, Dies at 79

Ed Sadlowski, Fiery Steelworkers Insurgent, Dies at 79

The Chicagoan became leader of a local when he was 26 but failed to defeat the union brass to win the organization’s national presidency.

 

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