OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 11/20/2018

 

J.C. Jackson

KANKAKEE, Ill. — J.C. Jackson, 64, died Nov. 9, 2018, in Kankakee, Illinois. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Ary M.B. Church in Brooksville with the Rev. Tom Ivy officiating. Burial will follow... read more

 

Allen Delk

Allen Luther Delk, 61, of Columbus, MS, passed away, Thursday, November 15, 2018, at his residence. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 20, 2018, from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS. ... read more

 

Dorothy Baker

Dorothy Atkinson Baker, age 98, of Columbus, MS, formerly of Van Vleet, MS, died November 16, 2018, at Trinity Healthcare. A graveside memorial service will be Saturday, November 24, 2018, at 11:00 AM at... read more

 

Elvin Taylor

Elvin Taylor

Elvin Woodrow “Big Red” Taylor, 99, of Columbus, MS, passed away, Sunday, November 18, 2018. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 21, 2018, from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS. A... read more

 

Walter B. Wyckoff

Walter B. Wyckoff, 84, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Kosciusko. Visitation will be Friday, November 23, 2018, from 1:00 pm until 2:00 p.m. Funeral service will follow... read more

 

Carolyn Brooks

STARKVILLE — Carolyn Gresham Brooks, 87, died Nov. 17, 2018, at the Claiborne Memory Care Center in Starkville. Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church. Graveside services will follow at Memorial... read more

 

Rosie Moore

COLUMBUS — Rosie Bell Moore, 88, died Nov. 18, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

Wilbert Thomas, Sr.

COLUMBUS — Wilbert Thomas Sr., 85, died Nov. 19, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

DeWilliam Binion

COLUMBUS — DeWilliam Zerrell Binion, 18, died Nov. 17, 2018, in Columbus. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Century Hairston Funeral Home. read more

 

Sammy Brown, Sr.

COLUMBUS — Sammy Brown Sr., 62, died Nov. 16, 2018, at University Medical Center in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Century Hairston Funeral Home. read more

 

Raymond Perrigin, Sr.

KENNEDY, Ala. — Raymond Lazette Perrigin Sr., 72, died Nov. 18, 2018, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dowdle Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be one... read more

 

Ruth Brown

ABERDEEN — Ruth Ray Brown, 92, died Nov. 19, 2018, at the Care Center of Aberdeen. A private family graveside will be at noon Wednesday at Oddfellows Rest Cemetery with Dave Dowdy officiating. Visitation will be... read more

 

Ruby East

COLUMBUS — Ruby Evelyn East, 80, died Nov. 20, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home and Crematory, Second Avenue North location. read more

 

Tandy Wilson, III

Tandy Wilson, III

Tandy W. Wilson, III passed away on November 7, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was 96. A native Nashvillian, he graduated from East High School and then attended the University of Tennessee where he was... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Jimmie Wiley

Jimmie Wiley

Published: 11/19/2018

COLUMBUS — Jimmie E. Wiley, 61, died Nov. 13, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carters’ Funeral Services with the Rev. Willie McCord... read more

 

 

Dorothy Wilkins

Published: 11/19/2018

MACON — Dorothy “Dot” Wilkins Fraley, 99, died Nov. 19, 2018, at Elderly care in Macon. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cockrell Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Lola Steele

Published: 11/19/2018

SMITHVILLE — Lola Jean Steele, 65, died Nov. 16, 2018, at her residence. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home in Amory with Chris Owensby and Danny... read more

 

 

David K. Croker

David K. Croker

Published: 11/17/2018

David Kevin Croker, age 52, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away November 13, 2018, after a four-year battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at Village Seven Presbyterian... read more

 

 

Bobby Miller

Published: 11/17/2018

Robert Glenn “Bobby” Miller, Sr., age 90, of Columbus, MS, passed away November 15, 2018. Graveside services will be Monday, November 19, 2018, at 11:00 AM with military honors... read more

 

 

Miss Lottie Smith

Published: 11/17/2018

Lottie Frazier Smith, 99, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the Windsor Place in Columbus, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, ... read more

 

 

Carol Chancellor

Published: 11/17/2018

AUSTIN, Texas — Carol Anne Chancellor, 73, died Oct. 21, 2018, at Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the family plot of... read more

 

 

Ethel Parish

Published: 11/17/2018

BRANDON — Ethel Geneva Wade Parish, 96, died Nov. 16, 2018. Celebration of Life services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Robinson Funeral Home in West Point. Burial will follow... read more

 

 

Louvenia Webber

Louvenia Webber

Published: 11/17/2018

COLUMBUS — Louvenia Odneal Webber, 103, died Nov. 12, 2018. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Greater Mt. Zion Church with the Rev. Ortha Rocket officiating. Visitation will be... read more

 

 

Jim Gordon

Published: 11/17/2018

Jim Gordon, 51, died November 5, 2018, at his home in Tampa, Florida, after a year-long battle with metastatic melanoma. He was born in Rapid City, South Dakota on August 12,... read more

 

 

Rev. James B. Hatch, Jr.

Rev. James B. Hatch, Jr.

Published: 11/17/2018

Rev. James B. Hatch, Jr. went to live with Jesus Saturday, September 8th 2018. He was living at The Blake assisted living facility in Oxford, MS, with his wife of 65... read more

 

 

Roman Hudson

Published: 11/16/2018

Richmond Roman Hudson, age 46, left this earth too soon in Toronto, Canada on November 9, 2018 to be with the Lord. He was born March 13, 1972 in Winston County,... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Jerry Frankel, Prolific Broadway Producer, Is Dead at 88

Jerry Frankel, Prolific Broadway Producer, Is Dead at 88

Mr. Frankel, a former dress manufacturer, produced more than 50 plays and musicals with various partners and won nine Tony Awards.

 

Andrew Fitzgerald, Who Saved Men From a Storm-Sundered Ship, Dies at 87

Andrew Fitzgerald, Who Saved Men From a Storm-Sundered Ship, Dies at 87

He was the last surviving member of a four-man Coast Guard crew who braved monstrous seas off Cape Cod in 1952 to save 32 seamen clinging to half a tanker.

 

Ramona Ripston, California Civil Liberties Champion, Dies at 91

Ramona Ripston, California Civil Liberties Champion, Dies at 91

She expanded the A.C.L.U’s mission to encompass civil rights, including matters of racial, social and economic justice.

 

Fernando del Paso, Expansive Mexican Writer, Is Dead at 83

Fernando del Paso, Expansive Mexican Writer, Is Dead at 83

Mr. del Paso, whose novels were rife with digressions, allusions and metaphors stacked on metaphors, won the prestigious Miguel de Cervantes Prize in 2015.

 

Aldyr Schlee, 83, Dies; Created Brazil Soccer Team’s Iconic Jersey

Aldyr Schlee, 83, Dies; Created Brazil Soccer Team’s Iconic Jersey

Mr. Schlee won a contest, though he was skeptical about the rules: The jersey design had to use the blue, green, white and yellow of Brazil’s flag.

 

William Goldman, Screenwriting Star and Hollywood Skeptic, Dies at 87

William Goldman, Screenwriting Star and Hollywood Skeptic, Dies at 87

He won Oscars for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President’s Men.” But his jaundiced view of the movie business was well known.

 

Mayra Langdon Riesman, Movie Website Creator, Dies at 64

Mayra Langdon Riesman, Movie Website Creator, Dies at 64

The Film Scouts website let Ms. Riesman indulge her love of movies but also showed her early prescience about the power of the internet.

 

Linda Tarnay, Dancer and Teacher of Generations, Dies at 75

Linda Tarnay, Dancer and Teacher of Generations, Dies at 75

She was seen frequently in modern dance works in New York beginning in the 1960s and taught at N.Y.U. for 38 years.

 

Jerry Ohlinger, Colorful Dealer in Film Memorabilia, Dies at 75

Jerry Ohlinger, Colorful Dealer in Film Memorabilia, Dies at 75

Mr. Ohlinger’s Movie Material Store in Manhattan was famous for its whimsical clutter and its vast collection of posters and stills.

 

Times Insider: The ‘Secret Origin’ of a Timely Comic Tribute to Stan Lee

Times Insider: The ‘Secret Origin’ of a Timely Comic Tribute to Stan Lee

My goal was for us to complete the comic quickly but to have no need to publish it for many years.

 

Zhores Medvedev, 93, Dissident Scientist Who Felt Moscow’s Boot, Is Dead

Zhores Medvedev, 93, Dissident Scientist Who Felt Moscow’s Boot, Is Dead

A biologist and writer who dared to challenge Soviet pseudoscience, he was declared insane, confined to an institution and stripped of his citizenship.

 

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