Hazel “Jeanette” Colson
Hazel “Jeanette” Colson, 59 of Caledonia, MS passed away, Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle, Columbus, MS.
Visitation for Mrs. Colson was Sunday, July 28, 2013 from 3:00 – 4:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS. Funeral Services followed at 4:00 PM in the Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Harding officiating. Interment was in Egger Cemetery, Caledonia, MS with Lowndes Funeral Home directing.
“Uncle Bubba the Muffin Man”
James Floyd Bobitt, 78, of Columbus, MS passed away July 27, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital- GT, Columbus, MS.
Visitation was Monday, July 29, 2013 from 10 – 11 AM at Lowndes Funeral Home Columbus, MS. A graveside service was held Monday, July, 29, 2013 at 11:30 AM at Mt. Vernon Church Cemetery, Columbus, MS with Rev. Jimmy Ray officiating and Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS directing.
Edna Katherine Holliman
Edna Katherine Holliman, 82 of Columbus, MS passed away, Friday, July 26, 2013 at her residence.
A graveside service for Mrs. Holliman will be Monday, July 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Memorial Gardens, Columbus, MS with Bro. Roy Hawkins officiating and Lowndes Funeral Home directing.
John David Jones
John David Jones, age 87, of Sebring, FL, formerly of Columbus, MS, passed away July 26, 2013, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Sebring, FL.
Graveside services will be Thursday, August 1, 2013, at 2:00 PM at Friendship Cemetery in Fernbank, AL, with military honors and Rev. Kenneth Smith officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, August 1, 2013, from 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home.
William L. Bambach
Attorney William L. Bambach, 73 a resident of Columbus, MS., formerly of Scranton, PA., died Friday in the University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham after a long battle with heart disease.
The funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the Miller Bean Funeral Home, Inc., 436 Cedar Avenue, Scranton, PA. with services by the Rev. Arthur W. Davis, Pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church, Scranton, PA. Interment will follow the services.
Lawrence Byron Martin
Lawrence Byron Martin, age 85, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013 at his home in Columbus. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Gunter & Peel Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home Thursday, August 1, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Services will be Friday, August 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM in the chapel of Gunter & Peel with the Revs. Ben Butler and Todd Lemmon, officiating. Burial will immediately follow in Egger Cemetery.
Gerald Cecil Duckworth
Gerald Cecil Duckworth age 84 died Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Trinity Independent Living in Columbus. Services will be held Friday, August 02, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Earl McAnnly officiating, burial will follow at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Lamar County, AL. Visitation will be held Thursday August 1, 2013 from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
Houston Thomas Montgomery
Houston Thomas Montgomery age 87 died Monday, July 29, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus. Services will be held Thursday, August 01, 2013 at 2:00 PM at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jearl Hunley officiating, burial with Military Honors will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until service time at the church. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marietta Ward McCarter
Marietta Ward McCarter, widow of Robert Bruce “Bill” McCarter, departed this life on July 29, 2013. Visitation will be held July 30 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William E. Roberts, III, at 525 First Street South. A graveside service will be held July 31 at 9:30 a.m. in Friendship Cemetery with Dr. Shawn Parker officiating. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of her arrangements.
Leila Marie McDaniel
Mrs. Leila Marie McDaniel, age 73, of Helena, AL, formerly of Columbus, died Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Shelby Baptist Hospital in Alabaster, AL. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be Monday, July 29, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Memorial Funeral Home. Her service will be Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 12:00 PM (Noon) in the chapel of Memorial Funeral Home, with Pastor Steve Kilpatrick, officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.