Published: 2/21/2018ALICEVILLE, Ala. — Joe Ree Espey, 72, died Feb. 17, 2018. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Memory Chapel Funeral Home. read more
Published: 2/21/2018RED BAY, AL – Don Riley Thompson, 40, died Sunday, February 18, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Lubbock, TX March 29, 1977 and worked as a supervisor in... read more
Published: 2/21/2018COLUMBUS — Tommie Sanders Jr., 67, died Feb. 19, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. read more
Published: 2/21/2018COLUMBUS — William “Bill “Hubert Russell, 83, died Feb. 19, 2018, at his residence. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Mr. Russell was born in... read more
Published: 2/21/2018WEST POINT — Sandra McCord Wood, 83, died Feb. 18, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point. Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Red Bay City Cemetery in... read more
Published: 2/21/2018WEST POINT — Jennie “J” Erle Cox Jaco, 92, died Feb. 14, 2018, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Friday at... read more
Published: 2/21/2018COLUMBUS — James Paul “Jim” Calaway, 80, died Feb. 18, 2018, at his residence. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church. Visitation will be one hour prior... read more
Published: 2/20/2018BEAVERTON, Ala. — Jean Lois Hollis Hughes died Feb. 16 2018, at the Lenawee Medical Care Center in Adrian, Michigan. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Hebron Church in... read more
Published: 2/20/2018BEAVERTON, Ala. — Dorothy Callan Quandt, 82, died Feb. 17, 2018, at her residence. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Dan Duncan officiating. Burial will... read more
Published: 2/20/2018ABERDEEN — Thomas “Tom” Allmond, 86, died Feb. 18, 2018, at Gilmore Memorial Medical Center in Amory. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Aberdeen Church of Christ with Derrick Maranto... read more
Published: 2/20/2018EUROPA — Candice Marie Williams Barkes, 36, died Feb. 17, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hebron Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Parrish... read more
Published: 2/20/2018Henry Gipson Jr., 67, died Feb. 17, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East-Memphis, Tennessee. Services are incomplete and will be announced by Benchmark Memorial Life Center of Columbus. read more
His work as one of “Nader’s raiders” helped bring about the Clean Water Act of 1972, and he helped found the advocacy group Clean Water Action.
Mr. Graham spread the Gospel around the world through a combination of religious conviction, commanding stage presence and shrewd use of advanced communication technologies.
A leader in IBM’s development of a speech-recognition system, she relied on her laptop to communicate after Lou Gehrig’s disease left her paralyzed.
She later performed with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and was also well known as a dance teacher.
Mr. Desfor’s photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize.
He upset Senator Clifford P. Case in New Jersey’s 1978 Republican primary, lost to Bill Bradley, but became an effective advocate of tax cuts.
Dr. Blobel, at Rockefeller University, discovered that proteins in any given cell carry signals that guide them to where they can do their beneficial job.
She gave up ghostwriting for the financial columnist Sylvia Porter to help pioneer the farm-to-table movement, delivering her meats to top restaurants.
Mr. Robinson, a direct heir to the city’s street-peddling tradition, rolled through the streets every day hawking produce from his pickup truck (“I have ooooranges and bananas!”).
Over the course of his career, the Rev. Billy Graham capitalized on modern communication technologies — from television to satellite to the internet — to give his ministry a global reach.
A Methodist minister, he saw TV and radio programming — soap operas, in particular — as effective tools to teach the world about population control.