Published: 1/16/2017COLUMBUS — Jean Ann Spencer, 63, died Jan. 15, 2017, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. Private graveside services will be held at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Lowndes Funeral Home is... read more
Published: 1/16/2017COLUMBUS — Mary Virginia Burns, 80, died Jan. 15, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fairview Baptist Church with Tommy Gillon and Kevin... read more
Published: 1/16/2017STARKVILLE — Mary Alice Williams, 82, died Jan. 9, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point. Services will be at noon Wednesday at Ebenezer MB Church with the Rev. Durward Minor... read more
Published: 1/16/2017HAMILTON — Dorothy Sue Swain, 71, died Jan. 13, 2017, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hamilton Church of God of Prophecy with Billy Stevens officiating.... read more
Published: 1/14/2017HAMILTON — Dorothy Sue Swain, 71, died Jan. 13, 2017, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Funeral Home. read more
Published: 1/14/2017HAMILTON — Polly Jeanette Dukes Frazier, 73, died Jan. 13, 2017, at her residence. Services are at 2 p.m. today at the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel in Aberdeen with Rev. Roger McGrew... read more
Published: 1/14/2017STARKVILLE — Mary Alice Williams, 82, died Jan. 9, 2017, at North MS Medical Center in West Point. Services will be at noon Wednesday at Ebenezer M. B. Church with Rev.... read more
Published: 1/14/2017WEST POINT — Roger Dale Brooks, 55, died Jan. 13, 2017, at his residence. Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ben Yarber officiating.... read more
Published: 1/14/2017LAKE NONA, Fla. — Carl Edward Winders, 94, died Jan. 14, 2017, at the Veterans Community Living Center in Lake Nona. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Tisdale-Lann Memorial... read more
Published: 1/14/2017ALICEVILLE, Ala. — William H. Hill, Sr., 70, died Jan. 8, 2017, at Noland Hospital. Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday at Old Bethany Primitive Baptist Church with Johnny James Corder... read more
Published: 1/14/2017PICKENSVILLE, Ala. — Sara Frances Wright, 91, passed away. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. John Baptist Church in Pickensville with Rev. Henry L. Williams, Jr. officiating. ... read more
Published: 1/14/2017COLUMBUS — Ophelia C. Prowell, 71, died Dec. 30, 2016, at Select Specialty Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Services were at 11 a.m. Monday at Carter’s Funeral Service Chapel. Burial followed... read more
Mr. Ackerman’s passion for architecture was kindled while serving in Italy with the Army. His studies of Michelangelo and Palladio are classics in the field.
Ms. Rice, who started life as a janitor’s daughter, helped persuade Congress to provide federal subsidies to tens of millions of needy college students.
Mr. Beall, as United States attorney for Maryland, led the prosecution on bribery charges of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew that led to Mr. Agnew’s resignation in 1973.
Bishop Long was known for preaching a “prosperity gospel” that said the faithful would be rewarded with wealth.
Mr. Scarfo purged two dozen fellow mobsters during his reign in Philadelphia and South Jersey and milked casino profits in Atlantic City.
A ferocious competitor, Mr. Cernan rocketed into space three times, went to the moon twice and shattered aerospace records on the Earth and the moon.
The deaths of David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen drew considerable attention in a year that also claimed Muhammad Ali and Fidel Castro.
The ex-computer science professor, a correspondence chess champion, won what has been called one of the greatest games ever. It lasted three years.
The comic actor, who was also known for his role as a robot on the TV show “Get Smart,” was 85.
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An acrobatic performer in the ring, he was charged with murder late in life, but the case was thrown out shortly before his death because he was declared mentally unfit.