Published: 10/18/2017COLUMBUS — John Wayne Atkins, 68, died Oct. 14, 2017, at his residence. Lowndes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Atkins was born Dec. 7, 1948, in Mobile, Alabama,... read more
Published: 10/18/2017WEST POINT — William C. Stewart, Sr., 74, died Oct. 17, 2017, at Starkville Manor. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Rev. Byron Davis... read more
Published: 10/18/2017COLUMBUS — L. D. Henry, 73, died Oct. 17, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more
Published: 10/17/2017MACON — Lamar Jones, 76, died Oct. 15, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Macon. read more
Published: 10/17/2017COLUMBUS — Joseph Fields, 76, died Oct. 16, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus. read more
Published: 10/17/2017STURGIS — David “Dave” Michael Hammond, 20, died Oct. 13, 2017, Services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church in Sturgis with Steve Parker officiating. Burial will... read more
Published: 10/17/2017BERKELY SPRINGS, W.V. — Jackie Levi Dempsey, 81, died Oct. 4, 2017, at his residence. Graveside services will be held at noon Saturday at in Salem Cemetery near Macon. Cockrell Funeral... read more
Published: 10/16/2017COLUMBUS — Lois Malone, 60, died Oct. 13, 2017, at her residence. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Southside MB Church with the Rev. Rayfield Evins officiating. Burial will... read more
Published: 10/14/2017WEST POINT — Gary W. Cunningham, 63, died Oct. 12, 2017, at his residence. Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Channappareddy Basani officiating.... read more
Published: 10/13/2017Loran “Pat” E. Malone, 87, passed away peacefully Friday, October 6, 2017, in Columbus, MS. Pat was born March 13, 1930, to Otis and Flora May (Hungerford) Malone in Oblong, Illinois,... read more
Published: 10/13/2017COLUMBUS — Daisy Nell Gibson Smith, 82, died Oct. 8, 2017. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Northside MB Church with the Rev. Marcellus Nabors officiating. Burial will follow... read more
Published: 10/13/2017COLUMBUS — Benjamin S. Wells, 26, died Oct. 2, 2017. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater Mt. Zion Church with Doran Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in New... read more
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