OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 6/21/2018

 

Altovese Willis

COLUMBUS — Altovese Willis, 42, died June 13, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Carters’ Funeral Services. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon-6 p.m.... read more

 

Raymond Slawson

MACON — Raymond Slawson, 81, died June 19, 2018, at Noxubee General Hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cockrell Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Ross officiating. Interment will follow in Cotton Cemetery near... read more

 

Coy Jones

Coy Jones

COLUMBUS — Rev. Coy D. Jones, 75, died June 10, 2018. Celebration of Life services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hopewell M.B. Church Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 1-6... read more

 

Pearlie Evans

ALICEVILLE, Ala. — Pearlie “Pearlie Mae” Lewis Evans, 82, died June 19, 2018, at Aliceville Manor Nursing Home. Home Going Celebration services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the James & Lola Lavender Memorial Chapel... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Cecil Berry

Cecil Berry

Published: 6/20/2018

Cecil Fay Berry, age 81, died Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services will be held Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Ethelsville Baptist... read more

 

 

Earmoith Kidd

Published: 6/20/2018

CALEDONIA — Earmoith Kidd, 63, died June 19, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more

 

 

Oline Henley

Published: 6/20/2018

BROOKSVILLE — Oline Henley, 86, died June 18, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. read more

 

 

David S. Van Every, Sr.

Published: 6/19/2018

David Shelby Van Every, Sr., age 64, departed this life, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus. Graveside services were held Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 12:30 PM... read more

 

 

Betty Thomas Healy

Published: 6/19/2018

Mrs. Healy, 82, of Madison, MS, formerly of Macon, MS, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson, MS. Her funeral service will be Monday June 18,... read more

 

 

Samuel Harcrow

Published: 6/19/2018

ETHELSVILLE, Ala. — Samuel Earl “Sammy” Harcrow, 70, died June 17, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Aliceville First Baptist Church with Rev. Charlie Wilson... read more

 

 

Shirley Watson

Published: 6/19/2018

WEST POINT — Shirley Jean Watson, 81, died June 17, 2018, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James Towery officiating.... read more

 

 

Chuckie Watson

Published: 6/19/2018

WEST POINT — Chuckie Lee Watson, 90, died June 13, 2018, at University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham. Services will be 11 a.m. today at Union Stark M.B. Church in West... read more

 

 

Loreda Lancaster

Published: 6/19/2018

ETHELSVILLE, Ala. — Loreda Estes “Reta” Lancaster, 71, died June 17, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Ethelsville Baptist Church with Rev. Jordan Lollar... read more

 

 

Joyce Miller

Published: 6/19/2018

COLUMBUS — Joyce Williams Miller died at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Century Hairston Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Calvin Stewart

Published: 6/18/2018

COLUMBUS — Calvin Stewart, 70, died June 17, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

 

William Barnhill

Published: 6/18/2018

STARKVILLE — William Wade Barnhill, 88, died June 16, 2018, at Montgomery Gardens in Starkville. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Welch Funeral Home with Dr. Grant Arinder. Burial... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Charles Krauthammer, Prominent Conservative Voice, Dies at 68

Charles Krauthammer, Prominent Conservative Voice, Dies at 68

A former liberal, he abandoned psychiatry for journalism and overcame tragedy to become an independent-minded political commentator.

 

Billy Connors, Yankee Pitching Guru, Is Dead at 76

Billy Connors, Yankee Pitching Guru, Is Dead at 76

In his long career as a coach with the Yankees and other teams, Connors was known for teaching new pitches and rebuilding pitchers’ mechanics.

 

Hubert Green, Who Won Golf’s U.S. Open Under a Threat, Dies at 71

Hubert Green, Who Won Golf’s U.S. Open Under a Threat, Dies at 71

Green, with 19 tour victories, had an unorthodox style and an unusual story: Winning a major tournament under armed guard after receiving a death threat.

 

Peter Thomson, 88, Australian Golfer With 5 British Open Wins, Dies

Peter Thomson, 88, Australian Golfer With 5 British Open Wins, Dies

Thomson emerged in the 1950s as a leading player at a time when Australians had made little impact on international golf.

 

Stanley Cavell, Prominent Harvard Philosopher, Dies at 91

Stanley Cavell, Prominent Harvard Philosopher, Dies at 91

Professor Cavell, an expert in so-called ordinary language philosophy, found deep thoughts in popular areas like movies and plays.

 

Kazuo Kashio, a Founder of Casio Computer, Dies at 89

Kazuo Kashio, a Founder of Casio Computer, Dies at 89

One of four brothers who organized the company in postwar Japan, he marketed the mini-calculator, the G-Shock watch and other innovations.

 

Bonaldo Giaiotti, Stalwart Operatic Bass, Dies at 85

Bonaldo Giaiotti, Stalwart Operatic Bass, Dies at 85

Mr. Giaiotti, known for his a resonant, majestic sound, appeared on the Met stage more than 400 times in his 30-year-career.

 

Matt Murphy, Master of Blues Guitar, Is Dead at 88

Matt Murphy, Master of Blues Guitar, Is Dead at 88

He was best known for his work with the Blues Brothers, but he had established himself as a mainstay of the Chicago scene long before then.

 

Frances Walker-Slocum, 94, Pioneering Pianist and Teacher, Dies

Frances Walker-Slocum, 94, Pioneering Pianist and Teacher, Dies

The first black woman granted tenure at Oberlin College, she was a champion of black composers as well as a celebrated concert performer.

 

Overlooked No More: Amrita Sher-Gil, a Pioneer of Indian Art

Overlooked No More: Amrita Sher-Gil, a Pioneer of Indian Art

With her paintbrush, Sher-Gil explored the sadness felt by people, especially women, in 1930s India, giving voice and validity to their experiences.

 

Richard Valeriani, Veteran NBC News Correspondent, Dies at 85

Richard Valeriani, Veteran NBC News Correspondent, Dies at 85

A familiar presence on the “Nightly News,” he covered the civil rights movement, the assassination of John F. Kennedy and Kissinger’s shuttle diplomacy.

 

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