Published: 2/24/2017COLUMBUS — William Michael Jackson, 71, died Feb. 23, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home. read more
Published: 2/24/2017COLUMBUS — Lawrence Newman, 63, died Feb. 21, 2017, in Memphis, Tennessee. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. read more
Published: 2/24/2017COLUMBUS — Norma Jewett Davis died Feb. 22, 2017. Private graveside services will be on Saturday. Visitation will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Assisted Living Wing of Go Ye... read more
Published: 2/24/2017CEDAR BLUFF — Archie Dean Sr., 78, died Feb. 22, 2017, at his residence. Services will be at noon Monday at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Scott Griffin officiating.... read more
Published: 2/24/2017WEST POINT — Denise Wofford Doss, 57, died Feb. 15, 2017, at UAB-Birmingham, Alabama. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at New Hope MB Church in Woodland with the Rev.... read more
Published: 2/24/2017MABEN — Ella W. Robinson, 78, died Feb. 15, 2017, in Eupora. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Bethel MB Church in Starkville. Visitation is from 1-6 p.m.... read more
Published: 2/24/2017COLUMBUS — Susie Lee Harris Lash, 94, died Feb. 15, 2017, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Full Gospel MB Church with the Rev. Jimmy... read more
Published: 2/24/2017KENNEDY, Ala. — Tony Aldridge, 72, died Feb. 22, 2017, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Nelson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Higdon... read more
Published: 2/24/2017WEST POINT — Ora Lillian Trenor, died Feb. 21, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point. Graveside services are at 11 a.m. today at Memorial Gardens Cemetery with the Rev. Darian... read more
Published: 2/24/2017COLUMBUS — Willie James Morris Jr. died Feb. 19, 2017. Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Brick MB Church with the Rev. Everett B. Little officiating. Visitation will be... read more
Published: 2/24/2017MACON — Savannah Triplett, 72, died Feb. 23, 2017, at Noxubee County Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter's Funeral Services of Macon. read more
Published: 2/24/2017COLUMBUS — James “Ben Wells” Horton, 83, died Feb. 15, 2017, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christian Hill MB Church with Bobby Bowen officiating. Burial... read more
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