OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 9/1/2015

 

Charlie Evans

COLUMBUS — Charlie Will Evans, 74, died Aug. 30, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Century Hairston Funeral Home of Columbus with the Rev. Dorothy Hearn officiating. Visitation is... read more

 

Kirk Gray

AMORY — Kirk Gray, 85, died on Aug. 30, 2015, at his residence. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with the Revs. Mac Phillips and Rodney Waycaster officiating. Burial... read more

 

Jane McLelland Kalinowski

Jane McLelland Kalinowski

God sent an angel to Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, MS on Saturday, August 29, 2015 to usher Jane McLelland Kalinowski into glory where she received a golden crown from her Savior. Her earthly arrangements were... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

Tarissa Clark

Published: 8/31/2015

STARKVILLE — Tarissa Clark, 34, died Aug. 26, 2015, in Starkville. Services are today at 2 p.m. at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Starkville with the Rev. Lee Brand Jr. officiating.... read more

 

 

Jane Kalinowski

Published: 8/31/2015

MERIDIAN — Jane McLelland Kalinowski, 65, died Aug. 29, 2015, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian. Services are Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Gunter and Peel Funeral... read more

 

 

Hazel Smith

Published: 8/31/2015

CUMMING, Ga. — Hazel Smith, 93, died Aug. 30, 2015, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home. read more

 

 

William Tatum

Published: 8/31/2015

STARKVILLE— William Louis “Bill” Tatum, 81, died Aug. 29, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Services are Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Welch Funeral Home in Starkville with... read more

 

 

Willie Pope

Published: 8/31/2015

CRAWFORD — Willie Mae Pope, 66, died Aug. 30, 2015, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carters of Macon. read more

 

 

Graham Hamlin Sr.

Published: 8/29/2015

WEST POINT — Graham Walker “Buddy” Hamlin Sr., 70, died Aug. 28, 2015, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point. Services are 3 p.m. Sunday at Calvert Funeral Home with... read more

 

 

Virgina Wise

Published: 8/29/2015

GATTMAN — Virginia Wise, 83, died Aug. 28, 2015, at her residence. Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at Otts Funeral Home with Glenn Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant... read more

 

 

Burton Sparks

Burton Sparks

Published: 8/29/2015

COLUMBUS — Burton Junior Sparks, 65, died Aug. 20, 2015, at Oktibbeha County Hospital. Services were Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Canaan MB Church with the Rev. David Johnson Jr.... read more

 

 

Bunky Williams

Bunky Williams

Published: 8/28/2015

Robert Martin “Bunky” Williams, 83, of Columbus, MS passed away Tuesday, August, 25, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT, Columbus, MS. Visitation will be Friday, August 28, 2015 from 11am-1pm at Fairview... read more

 

 

Ollie Dora Sr.

Published: 8/28/2015

COLUMBUS — Ollie Dora Sr., 75, died Aug. 18, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Harrison Groove MB Church with Billy Goodwin... read more

 

 

Junior Sparks

Junior Sparks

Published: 8/28/2015

COLUMBUS — Burton “Junior” Sparks, 65, died Aug. 20, 2015, at Oktibbeha County Hospital. Services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at Canaan MB Baptist Church with David Johnson officiating. Burial... read more

 

 

Ricky Hal

Published: 8/28/2015

COLUMBUS — Ricky Earl “Rick Rick” Hall, 54, died Aug. 20, 2015, at his residence. Services are Saturday at noon Century Hairston Funeral Home Chapel with James Long officiating. Burial will... read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Noah Davis, 32, Artist and Founder of Underground Museum in Los Angeles, Dies

Noah Davis, 32, Artist and Founder of Underground Museum in Los Angeles, Dies

Mr. Davis founded the Underground Museum, which provides free art shows in a working-class neighborhood, in Los Angeles.









 

Amelia Boynton Robinson, a Pivotal Figure at the Selma March, Dies at 104

Amelia Boynton Robinson, a Pivotal Figure at the Selma March, Dies at 104

Images of Mrs. Boynton Robinson being left for dead by the police during the march in 1965 were seen worldwide and played a part in winning popular support for the Voting Rights Act.









 

Wes Craven, Whose Slasher Films Terrified Millions, Dies at 76

Wes Craven, Whose Slasher Films Terrified Millions, Dies at 76

Mr. Craven, a proponent of the slasher genre, was best known for creating Freddy Krueger of “A Nightmare on Elm Street” fame and the “Scream” franchise.









 

Nikolaus Lehnhoff, German Opera Director, Dies at 76

Nikolaus Lehnhoff, German Opera Director, Dies at 76

Mr. Lehnhoff staged “Salome” at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and Wagner’s “Ring” cycle in San Francisco in the 1980s, but was best known for his productions in Europe.









 

Blondell Cummings, Dancer of Life’s Everyday Details, Dies at 70

Blondell Cummings, Dancer of Life’s Everyday Details, Dies at 70

Ms. Cummings danced on prominent stages and created works that embraced multiple disciplines.









 

Video Shows Suspect in San Antonio Shooting Had Hands Raised When Shot

The fatal shooting of a Texas man by sheriff’s deputies in San Antonio last week was captured on video that appears to show he had his hands up when the officers fired.









 

James L. Flanagan, Who Helped Make Computers Talk, Dies at 89

James L. Flanagan, Who Helped Make Computers Talk, Dies at 89

Mr. Flanagan’s groundbreaking acoustics research paved the way for digital speech, whether welcomed or not.









 

Wayne W. Dyer, Prolific Author of Self-Help Books, Dies at 75

Wayne W. Dyer, Prolific Author of Self-Help Books, Dies at 75

Dr. Dyer, author of the best-selling “Your Erroneous Zones” and more than two dozen books, was a popular lecturer and talk-show guest.









 

244 Immigrants With Criminal Records Face Deportation in California

Federal authorities arrested 244 unauthorized immigrants who had previously been convicted of crimes, including violent felonies and sexual abuse.









 

Nelson Shanks, Who Painted the Prominent, Dies at 77

Nelson Shanks, Who Painted the Prominent, Dies at 77

Mr. Shanks, known for his portraits of political leaders and figures in the arts, this year revealed that he had included a visual reference to the Monica Lewinsky affair in a portrait of Bill Clinton.









 

Marvin Mandel, Progressive Maryland Governor Convicted of Fraud, Dies at 95

Marvin Mandel, Progressive Maryland Governor Convicted of Fraud, Dies at 95

Mr. Mandel’s record of modernizing Maryland’s state government was overshadowed by a racetrack scandal and a messy divorce.









 

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