OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 7/20/2018

 

Beulah Deloach

Beulah Deloach

COLUMBUS — Beulah Mae Deloach, 84, died July 12, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Temple of Deliverance Church with the Rev. Maurice Williams officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

Walter Poe

SHUQUALAK — Walter Poe, 79, died July 12, 2018, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary M.B. Church with the Rev. Ronald Murray officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

Charlie Scales

Charlie Scales

MACON — Charlie Mae Scales, 59, died July 15, 2018, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Spencer officiating.... read more

 

Ronny Joe Hatcher

Ronny Joe Hatcher

“Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.” Isaiah 57:1-2. Ronny Joe Hatcher passed away July 18, 2018 at his home in Lowndes County. He was born July 15,... read more

 

Annie Wells

NOXUBEE — Annie P. Wells, 87, died July 18, 2018, at Noxubee General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Macon. read more

 

Michael Prince

NOXUBEE — Michael Prince, 57, died July 19, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Macon. read more

 

James McKell

STARKVILLE — James Raymond “Jimmy” McKell, 91, died July 18, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church. Graveside services will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery. Visitation will be from... read more

 

Betty Stringer

STARKVILLE — Betty Butler Stringer, 87, died July 15, 2018, at OCH Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Adaton Baptist Church with the Rev. Clifton Curtis and the Rev. Tom... read more

 

Robert Harris

STARKVILLE — Robert C. Harris, 76, died July 16, 2018, in Starkville. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Blackjack M.B. Church. Burial will follow at Fox Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-6 p.m. Friday... read more

 

Charles Gibbs

WEST POINT — Charles Henry Gibbs, 75, died July 13, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Southside M.B. Church in Columbus with the Rev. Rayfield... read more

 

Beverly Phillips

STARKVILLE — Beverly Lynn Phillips, 59, died July 17, 2018, at UAB Medical Center. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church with Kenny Hodges officiating. Burial will follow at Adaton Baptist Church.... read more

 

Charles Burks

LACKEY — Charles T. Burks, 79, died July 16, 2018, at his residence. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Roberts Cemetery with George Collins Jr. officiating. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home is in... read more

 

Hester Lang

Hester Lang

COLUMBUS — Hester Bernice Edwards-Lang, 78, died July 15, 2018, at her residence. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Olive M.B. Church in Ethelsville, Alabama with the Rev. Henry Pope officiating. Burial will... read more

 

Thomas Northington

SULLIGENT, Ala. — Thomas Northington, 63, died July 18, 2018, at Diversicare Nursing Home in Amory. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with B.J. Mills and Mark Dean officiating. Visitation... read more

 

Fred Bryant

MILLPORT, Ala. — James Fred Bryant, 89, died July 19, 2018, at DCH Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Dowdle Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Mt. Olive... read more

 

Martha Stanback

COLUMBUS — Martha Stanback, 81, died July 19, 2018, at Vineyard Court Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home and Crematory, Second Avenue location. read more

 

Donald Cobb

KENNEDY, Ala. — Donal Cobb, 80, died July 19, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dowdle Funeral Home. read more

 

Patricia Swanson

EUTAW, Ala. — Patricia “Pat” Swanson, 85, died July 18, 2018, at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Maus Funeral Home Chapel in Attica, Indiana. Burial will follow... read more

 

Peggy Glover

COLUMBUS — Peggy Glover, 87, died July 19, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home and Crematory, College Street location. read more

 

Rev. Cecil Junkin

Rev. Cecil Eugene Junkin, age 93, of Gordo, AL, died July 19, 2018, at Arbor Woods Health & Rehab. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

David Womack

Published: 7/19/2018

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — David Womack, 65, died July 11, 2018, at Druid City Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Northport Funeral and Cremation Services. Mr.... read more

 

 

Pat Swanson

Published: 7/19/2018

EUTAW, Ala. — Pat Swanson, 85, died July 18, 2018, at UAB in Birmingham, Alabama. Services are incomplete and will be in Attica, Indiana, at a later date. Visitation will be... read more

 

 

Allie Salter

Published: 7/19/2018

VERNON, Ala. — Allie Faye Patrick Salter, 82, died July 15, 2018, at Fayette Long Term Care. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with James... read more

 

 

James Mattison

Published: 7/17/2018

James Arthur Mattison, age 93, died Friday, July 13, 2018 at, Baptist Memorial Hospital Columbus. Services will be held Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Memorial Gunter Peel Chapel,... read more

 

 

Vera Shelton

Vera Shelton

Published: 7/17/2018

Vera Mae Shelton, age 92, of Caledonia, MS, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, Columbus, MS. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM... read more

 

 

Mildred Gray

Mildred Gray

Published: 7/17/2018

Mildred Ray Gray, age 91, died Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Trinity Healthcare Center in Columbus, MS. Services will be held at Memorial Funeral Home, 2nd Avenue North, in Columbus, at... read more

 

 

Ivy Crudup

Published: 7/17/2018

FOREST — Ivy Crudup, 37, died July 14, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by New Haven Memorial Funeral Home of DeKalb. read more

 

 

Christine Flynn

Published: 7/17/2018

GUIN, Ala. — Christine Flynn, 83, died July 14, 2018, at Sunset Manor in Guin, Alabama. Services will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Otts Funeral Home with Jerry Oakes officiating.... read more

 

 

Fred Martin

Published: 7/17/2018

WEST POINT — Fred Carroll Martin, 97, died July 14, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Patricia Cantrell... read more

 

 

Don Raines

Published: 7/17/2018

WEST POINT — Don Raines, 79, died July 15, 2018, in West Point. Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Darian Duckworth and... read more

 

 

Nancy Beck

Published: 7/16/2018

MILLPORT, Ala. — Nancy Jo Blanton Rogers Beck, 77, died July 13, 2018, at Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Chandler Funeral Home... read more

 

 

Douglas Moran

Published: 7/16/2018

SHREVEPORT, La. — Douglas Leroy Moran, 73, died July 14, 2018. Celebration of Life services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Woodridge Baptist Church in Shreveport with Dr. Rocky Maddox... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer of Kurosawa Films, Is Dead at 100

Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer of Kurosawa Films, Is Dead at 100

His first film, “Rashomon,” became a touchstone of world cinema. He went on to collaborate on celebrated pictures like “Ikiru” and “Seven Samurai.”

 

Stephen Saban, Chronicler of New York Night Life, Dies at 72

Stephen Saban, Chronicler of New York Night Life, Dies at 72

In his column-writing heyday in the late 1970s and ’80s, Mr. Saban was a star maker who became a star himself among the underground cognoscenti.

 

Barry Mills, Brutal Leader of Racist Prison Gang, Dies at 70

Barry Mills, Brutal Leader of Racist Prison Gang, Dies at 70

The head of the Aryan Brotherhood, he was linked to murders, drug dealing, prostitution, racial warfare and more in a life spent mostly behind bars.

 

Jean-Louis Tauran, Top Vatican Diplomat, Is Dead at 75

Jean-Louis Tauran, Top Vatican Diplomat, Is Dead at 75

Cardinal Tauran was a champion of interfaith dialogue who spoke of a “clash of forms of ignorance and radicalism.”

 

Adrian Cronauer, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ D.J., Dies at 79

Adrian Cronauer, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ D.J., Dies at 79

Although the character embodied by Robin Williams was largely a fictional construct, Mr. Cronauer’s signature wake-up line was real.

 

Annabelle Neilson, Muse of Alexander McQueen, Dies at 49

Annabelle Neilson, Muse of Alexander McQueen, Dies at 49

The former model and reality TV personality was a fixture of the 1990s celebrity party scene in Britain, and a confidante to some of its biggest stars.

 

Marion Woodman, Explorer of the Feminine Mind, Dies at 89

Marion Woodman, Explorer of the Feminine Mind, Dies at 89

A Jungian psychoanalyst, she wrote popular books and lectured on mythical feminine archetypes and the primal, unconscious elements of feminine identity.

 

Auguste Clape, Whose Hillside Vineyards Rose to Fame, Dies at 93

Auguste Clape, Whose Hillside Vineyards Rose to Fame, Dies at 93

Growing syrah grapes in the Rhône Valley wine country of France, he helped elevate the little-known appellation Cornas, named after a nearby village.

 

Yvonne Blake, Award-Winning Costume Designer, Is Dead at 78

Yvonne Blake, Award-Winning Costume Designer, Is Dead at 78

Ms. Blake won an Oscar for “Nicholas and Alexandra,” but her most recognizable work was the superhero and supervillain ensembles she created for “Superman.”

 

Gary Beach, Tony Winner for ‘The Producers,’ Dies at 70

Gary Beach, Tony Winner for ‘The Producers,’ Dies at 70

Mr. Beach’s many Broadway roles also included Lumičre, the genial candelabra, in the original cast of “Beauty and the Beast.”

 

Manny Ycaza, Hall of Fame Jockey, Is Dead at 80

Manny Ycaza, Hall of Fame Jockey, Is Dead at 80

Known for an aggressive style that earned him several suspensions, he was among the first Latin American jockeys to have success in the United States.

 

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