OBITUARIES PUBLISHED 9/20/2018

 

Hazel Greenough

Hazel Greenough

In St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, September 16, 2018, formerly of Columbus, MS, due to complications from a Double Lung Transplant and fighting bravely for six months, Hazel has joined her mum, Alice; father, Eddie;... read more

 

Carleen Suggs

LELAND — Carleen L. Suggs, 43, died Sept. 12, 2018, at her residence. Services were at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Joseph Frye Memorial Chapel of Bush Funeral Services. Bush Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements. read more

 

Elaine Lampkin

STARKVILLE — Elaine Rogers Lampkin, 54, died Sept. 10, 2018, in Southaven. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Plairs U.M. Church with the Rev. Kenneth Casey officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.... read more

 

Larry Washington

CONYERS, Ga. — Larry Eugene Washington, 56, died Sept. 14, 2018, at Genesis Hospice Morrison House in Zanesville, Ohio. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Simmons High School in Hollandale with the Rev. Stanley... read more

 

Tommy Hall

COLUMBUS — Tommy Lee Hall, 68, died Sept. 17, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. read more

 

Kendrick Lloyd

GREENVILLE — Kendrick Terrell Lloyd, 35, died Sept. 7, 2018, in Greenville. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Hollandale with the Rev James Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Sanders... read more

 

Ronald Myers

BELZONI — Rev. Ronald V. Myers, MD, 62, died Sept. 7, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson. Services will be at noon Saturday at Greater Ebenezer M.B. Church in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Private burial services will... read more

 

Leroy Wright, Sr.

LELAND — Leroy Wright Sr., 88, died Sept. 13, 2018, at his residence. Burial will follow at Lakewood Cemetery in Greenville. Bush Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Wright was born Dec. 21, 1929,... read more

 

Lisa Pocase

STARKVILLE — Lisa Henderson Pocase, 55, died Sept. 6, 2018. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. at Memorial Garden Park. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at Welch Funeral Home. Welch Funeral Home... read more

 

LOCAL OBITUARIES

 

James B. Hatch, Jr.

Published: 9/19/2018

Rev. James B. Hatch, Jr. died Saturday, September 8, in Oxford, Mississippi from end stage dementia. Born in Sharon, PA, in 1926, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the... read more

 

 

Paul Phillips

Published: 9/19/2018

DOTHAN, Ala. — Paul Elige Phillips, 90, died Sept. 15, 2018. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Welch Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery in Starkville. Visitation... read more

 

 

Powell Gandy

Published: 9/19/2018

STARKVILLE — Powell Gandy, 77, died Sept. 13, 2018, in Columbus. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Austin Church of Christ Holiness, USA. Burial will follow at Sessums Community... read more

 

 

Donna Burton

Published: 9/19/2018

COLUMBUS — Donna L. Burton, 73, died Sept. 18, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Kenneth Spruiel

Published: 9/19/2018

DETROIT, Ala. — Kenneth Eldred Spruiel, 85, died Sept. 16, 2018. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Detroit with Scott Bouldin, Glenn Boman and B.J.... read more

 

 

Chris Brigham III

Published: 9/18/2018

Newell William “Chris” Brigham, III, age 61, of Tupelo, MS, formerly of Columbus, MS, passed away September 13, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center of Tupelo. A memorial service will be... read more

 

 

Robert Jarvis

Robert Jarvis

Published: 9/18/2018

Robert “Bob” Jarvis, age 81, of Caledonia, MS, passed away Friday, September 14, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, Columbus, MS. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2018,... read more

 

 

Charles Shook

Published: 9/18/2018

MILLPORT, Ala. — Charles Noel Shook, 86, died Sept. 14, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Lowndes Funeral Home. Lowndes Funeral Home is... read more

 

 

Barbara Gordon

Published: 9/18/2018

DEKALB — Barbara Faye Sykes Gordon, 52, died Sept. 16, 2018, at Rush Hospital in Meridian. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by New Haven Memorial Funeral Home. read more

 

 

Margaret Shelton

Published: 9/18/2018

COLUMBUS — Margaret Shelton, 66, died Sept. 16, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

 

Curtis Yarbrough, Jr.

Published: 9/18/2018

MACON — Curtis Yarbrough Jr., 77, died Sept. 17, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

 

Anthony Watson

Published: 9/18/2018

COLUMBUS — Anthony Watson died Sept. 17, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services. read more

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES

 

Arthur Mitchell Is Dead at 84; Showed the Way for Black Dancers

Arthur Mitchell Is Dead at 84; Showed the Way for Black Dancers

Mr. Mitchell, the first black ballet dancer to achieve international stardom, was also the founding director of the groundbreaking Dance Theater of Harlem.

 

Robert Venturi, Architect Who Rejected Modernism, Dies at 93

Robert Venturi, Architect Who Rejected Modernism, Dies at 93

To the modernist notion of “less is more,” he retorted, “Less is a bore,” arguing for ornament, historical references and even humor in architecture.

 

Marceline Loridan-Ivens, 90, Dies; Wrote of Holocaust’s Enduring Toll

Marceline Loridan-Ivens, 90, Dies; Wrote of Holocaust’s Enduring Toll

An author and filmmaker, she examined the long-term anguish of surviving the death camps as a teenager and challenged attitudes about Jews in France.

 

Micheline Rozan, a Force Behind a Theater Master, Dies at 89

Micheline Rozan, a Force Behind a Theater Master, Dies at 89

She helped the famed director Peter Brook start an influential theater group in Paris and mount major productions like “The Mahabharata.”

 

Luigi Cavalli-Sforza, 96, Who Tracked Genes Through History, Dies

Luigi Cavalli-Sforza, 96, Who Tracked Genes Through History, Dies

Before 23andMe and Ancestry.com, he did groundbreaking work exploring how genes reveal where people come from and whom they’re related to.

 

Annette Michelson, Film Studies Pioneer and Journal Founder, Dies at 95

Annette Michelson, Film Studies Pioneer and Journal Founder, Dies at 95

Through the influential arts journal October and her own writings, Ms. Michelson helped turn cinema into an academic discipline.

 

Ehsan Yarshater, Iran Scholar With a Monumental Vision, Dies at 98

Ehsan Yarshater, Iran Scholar With a Monumental Vision, Dies at 98

He worked on his magnum opus, an encyclopedia of Iranian history and culture, for more than 40 years, retiring at the letter “K.” The work goes on.

 

Thad Mumford, Pathbreaking Television Writer, Is Dead at 67

Thad Mumford, Pathbreaking Television Writer, Is Dead at 67

Mr. Mumford forged a writing career on shows like “M*A*S*H” and “Maude” at a time when African-Americans were rare in network writing rooms.

 

Mary Nooter Roberts, Champion of African Art, Is Dead at 59

Mary Nooter Roberts, Champion of African Art, Is Dead at 59

She helped alter standard institutional presentations of African art by acknowledging its spiritually, socially and physically interactive character.

 

Overlooked No More: Ana Mendieta, a Cuban Artist Who Pushed Boundaries

Overlooked No More: Ana Mendieta, a Cuban Artist Who Pushed Boundaries

Mendieta’s art, sometimes violent, often unapologetically feminist and usually raw, left an indelible mark before her life was cut short.

 

Ruth Clark, Who Helped the Jobless Get a Foothold, Dies at 76

Ruth Clark, Who Helped the Jobless Get a Foothold, Dies at 76

A key-punch operator herself, she opened an agency in 1974 to meet a demand for data processors and to relieve unemployment in minority neighborhoods.

 

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