Published: 12/11/2018MILLPORT, Ala. — Avie Lee Richards, 96, died Dec. 9, 2018, at her residence. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Dowdle Funeral Home in Millport. Burial will be... read more
Published: 12/11/2018COLUMBUS — Ike Martin, 64, died Dec. 8, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more
Published: 12/11/2018CRAWFORD — Dennis “Panna” Rogers, 67, died Dec. 9, 2018, at University Medical Center in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more
Published: 12/11/2018COLUMBUS — Edna M. Thompson, 85, died Dec. 10, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Double Springs Baptist Church. Burial will follow at... read more
Published: 12/11/2018NOXUBEE — Jacqueline Harris, 56, passed away. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. read more
Published: 12/11/2018NOXUBEE — Felix Mason, 67, passed away. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. read more
Published: 12/10/2018COLUMBUS — Bobby Joe Sharpe, 62, died Dec. 9, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home and Crematory, College... read more
Published: 12/10/2018MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Willye Maye Howard Taylor died Dec. 3, 2018, at her residence. A homegoing celebration service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at New Canaan Baptist Church in Aliceville,... read more
Published: 12/9/2018VERNON, Ala. — Mary Ellen White, 86, died Dec. 6, 2018, peacefully at her residence. Services are 2 p.m. today at the chapel of Chandler Funeral Home in Vernon with... read more
Published: 12/9/2018ABERDEEN — Marlin Gene West Sr., 82, died Dec. 7, 2018, at the Care Center of Aberdeen. Services are 2 p.m. Monday at McDuffie Church of God of Prophecy... read more
Published: 12/9/2018WEST POINT — Cindy Coleman Chism, 57, died Dec. 7, 2018, at her residence in the Tibbee Community. A Celebration of Life services will be held today at 2 p.m.... read more
Published: 12/9/2018WINFIELD, Ala. — Madie L. Smith Hardin, 84, died Dec. 5, 2018, at Diversicare of Winfield Nursing Home. Services were Friday at the chapel of Otts Funeral Home... read more
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