OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 10/22/2018

 

Sallie Sherrod

ALICEVILLE, Ala. — Sallie Kirkland Sherrod, 80, died Oct. 19, 2018, in Northport, Alabama. Home Going Celebration services will be at noon Tuesday at Macedonia Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Willie Fulgham officiating. Burial will... read more

 

Edgar Ivy, Jr.

STARKVILLE — Edgar Ivy Jr., 90, died Oct. 21, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Welch Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Memorial Garden Park. Visitation will... read more

 

Ruby Stafford

WEST POINT — Ruby Faye Stafford, 79, died Oct. 20, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James Earl Parker and David Parker... read more

 

Jimmy Logan

Jimmy Logan

James Sidney “Jimmy” Logan, age 71, of Purvis, MS, formerly of Caledonia, MS, passed away October 18, 2018, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. Funeral services were Monday, October 22, 2018, at 2:00... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Hugh Nance

Published: 10/20/2018

Hugh Edward Nance, age 50, of Guyton, Georgia, formally of Columbus, passed away October 12, 2018, in Savannah, Georgia. Services will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 12:00 p.m.... read more

 

 

Charles Berry

Published: 10/20/2018

HAMILTON — Charles Adrian Berry, 97, died Oct. 18, 2018, in Hamilton. Services were at 3 p.m. Saturday at New Prospect Baptist Church with John Maxey officiating. Burial followed at the... read more

 

 

Karen Neese Tomlinson

Karen Neese Tomlinson

Published: 10/20/2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Karen N. Tomlinson announces her passing after a brief illness, on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at the age of 72 years. Karen... read more

 

 

Loventrice Swindol

Published: 10/20/2018

MONTEVALLO, Ala. — Loventrice Swindol, 99, died Oct. 19, 2018, at her residence. Services will be at noon Tuesday at Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home and Crematory, College Street location. Graveside... read more

 

 

Laurin Scales

Published: 10/20/2018

STARKVILLE — Laurin MacLennan “Coach, Spook or Larry” Scales, 78, died Oct. 20, 2018, at the Choctaw Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ackerman. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday... read more

 

 

Thomas Howell

Published: 10/20/2018

STARKVILLE — Thomas Larry “Easy Rider” Howell, 64, died Oct. 19, 2018, at Baptist Hospital in West Point. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Welch Funeral Home. Burial will... read more

 

 

Morris Harris

Published: 10/20/2018

COLUMBUS — Morris Harris, 69, died Oct. 19, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Jimmy Logan

Jimmy Logan

Published: 10/20/2018

PURVIS — James Sidney “Jimmy” Logan, 71, died Oct. 18, 2018, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home and... read more

 

 

Sallie Springer

Sallie Springer

Published: 10/19/2018

Sallie Springer COLUMBUS — Sallie P. Springer, 104, died Oct. 10, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Southside M.B. Church with the Rev.... read more

 

 

Larry Cosby

Larry Cosby

Published: 10/19/2018

COLUMBUS — Larry E. Cosby, 73, died Oct. 12, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Carter’s Funeral Services with the Rev. Nathaniel Houston... read more

 

 

Icey McBride

Published: 10/19/2018

COLUMBUS — Icey Bell McBride, 97, died Oct. 15, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Providence M.B. Church with the Rev. Gilbert Anderson... read more

 

 

Jim Neyman

Published: 10/19/2018

James W. “Jim” Neyman, age 70, of Columbus, MS, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at his residence. A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 1:00 –... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Joachim Ronneberg, Leader of Raid That Thwarted a Nazi Atomic Bomb, Dies at 99

Joachim Ronneberg, Leader of Raid That Thwarted a Nazi Atomic Bomb, Dies at 99

The Norwegian resistance fighter commanded a daring World War II mission to blow up a heavy-water plant and help sabotage Hitler’s nuclear program.

 

Wen C. Fong, Shaper of Met Museum’s Asian Collection, Dies at 88

Wen C. Fong, Shaper of Met Museum’s Asian Collection, Dies at 88

In building a world-renowned collection, Professor Fong counseled collectors, philanthropists and curators. He also taught at Princeton for 40 years.

 

Robert Faurisson, Holocaust Denier Prosecuted by French, Dies at 89

Robert Faurisson, Holocaust Denier Prosecuted by French, Dies at 89

A former literature professor, he was an obscure anti-Semitic propagandist until a respected newspaper published an article by him, causing an uproar.

 

Cornelius E. Gallagher, 7-Term New Jersey Congressman, Dies at 97

Cornelius E. Gallagher, 7-Term New Jersey Congressman, Dies at 97

A champion of civil liberties and privacy, he wound up shadowed by corruption charges and was jettisoned by the Democratic Party.

 

Walter Kwok, Hong Kong Developer Who Survived Kidnapping, Dies at 68

Walter Kwok, Hong Kong Developer Who Survived Kidnapping, Dies at 68

Mr. Kwok led the development giant Sun Hung Kai Properties with his brothers, but was later ousted from the family business.

 

Dick Modzelewski, Key Lineman in a Vaunted Giants Defense, Dies at 87

Dick Modzelewski, Key Lineman in a Vaunted Giants Defense, Dies at 87

He played tackle in a unit that transformed defensive players into glamorous football figures during the team’s glory years of the late 1950s and early ’60s.

 

Shirin Aliabadi, Iranian Artist With a Focus on Women, Dies at 45

Shirin Aliabadi, Iranian Artist With a Focus on Women, Dies at 45

Her work depicted young women negotiating their modern, slightly rebellious impulses within the strictures of the Islamic Republic.

 

David Posner, Senior Rabbi of Flagship Reform Synagogue, Dies at 70

David Posner, Senior Rabbi of Flagship Reform Synagogue, Dies at 70

A scholar and a pastor, Rabbi Posner served for 40 years at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan, giving succor to the sick and reaching out to other faiths.

 

Wim Kok, Dutch Prime Minister in Boom Times, Is Dead at 80

Wim Kok, Dutch Prime Minister in Boom Times, Is Dead at 80

He was part of a wave of pragmatic Social Democrats who swept to power in Europe in the 1990s. He presided over eight years of economic prosperity.

 

Charles B. Wang, Software Entrepreneur and New York Islanders Owner, Dies at 74

Charles B. Wang, Software Entrepreneur and New York Islanders Owner, Dies at 74

Mr. Wang was an entrepreneur and deal-maker who built a multibillion-dollar software business, then was a majority owner of the New York Islanders.

 

Lisbeth Palme, Witness to an Assassination, Dies at 87

Lisbeth Palme, Witness to an Assassination, Dies at 87

A noted advocate for children, she was also a key part of long-running efforts to find the killer of her husband, Sweden’s prime minister.

 

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