Columbus Obituaries

Columbus Obituaries

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  • Friday Nov 9 | via The Herald-Gazette 

    Crystal Lea Darnell

    Crystal Lea Darnell, formerly of Barnesville, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 in Columbus, GA at Piedmont Hospital.


  • Friday Nov 2 | via 

    Ex Muscogee County School Board chairman dies

    James Walker, who served on the board for 18 years and as chairman from 2007-08, died Friday morning, said board secretary Karen Jones. He was 86. The cause of death and funeral arrangements weren't available.


  • Friday Nov 2 | via Marlow Review 

    Sylvia "Joan" Fuller November 2, 2018 Mrs....

    Mrs. Sylvia "Joan" Fuller, age 79, a resident of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Bridge Healthcare in Rockwood. She was born June 18, 1939 in Marlow, Oklahoma.


  • Wednesday Oct 24 | via 

    Survivor identifies suspect in fatal shooting of man on 25th Avenue, police say

    The survivor of a 25th Avenue shooting identified Rashawn Porter as the gunman from a police photo line up even though the suspect's wife testified he was home with her on Oct. 15, Columbus police and witnesses testified Wednesday in Recorder's Court. Porter, 34, of Columbus pleaded not guilty to one count each of murder in the death of Curtis Lockhart, 57, and aggravated assault in the shooting of Alexander Jackson, 57, outside 347 25th Ave. Judge Julius Hunter ordered Porter held without bond in the Muscogee County Jail and bound both charges over to Muscogee Superior Court. 4 comments

  • Oct 2, 2018 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Jean Yvonne Dey

    Jean Yvonne Dey, 95, a resident of Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg, died Sunday. She was born in Columbus, Ga., daughter of the late Walter Arthur Sr. and Mary Esther Brown.


  • Sep 30, 2018 | via 

    She ain't got to suffer no more': Mourners remember ...

    Friends of Destinee Virgin, 18, wore t-shirts with her photograph that read "Long Live Destinee" to funeral services for the young woman who was fatally shot Sept. 22. They talked about her kindness, laughter and big-sister attitude Mourners packed the chapel Sunday at the funeral of Destinee Virgin, an 18-year-old who reportedly was running away from her ex-boyfriend amid midtown Columbus traffic when she was fatally shot.


  • Sep 26, 2018 | via 

    Funeral set for 18-year-old whose ex-boyfriend alleg...

    Destinee Virgin, 18, was shot and killed Saturday night near the intersection of Macon Road and Rigdon Road in Columbus. Family and friends gathered near the site to remember her, and have also created a GoFundMe page to help with funeral expenses.


  • Sep 21, 2018 | via 

    Alabama trooper was trying to stop Columbus woman be...

    A Columbus woman died Thursday after the SUV she was driving overturned on U.S. 280 while refusing to stop for a trooper near Lee Road 158, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said. Jana Maire Berry, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 2 p.m. crash two miles east of Opelika.


  • Sep 14, 2018 | via 

    Raw Video: Man arrested on Lakebottom walking trail ...

    Overdoses on synthetic cannabinoids, sometimes known as K2 or Spice, are the latest deadly epidemic in Florida Prisons. The Florida Department of Corrections suspects K2 is behind a dramatic uptick in prison deaths.


  • Sep 11, 2018 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Carl Daniel Harpster

    "For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep" , 1 Thes. 4:14.


  • Sep 10, 2018 | via 

    Columbus marks another homicide as man dies in weeke...

    What some call the "castle doctrine" is ensconced in the law: If someone breaks or is breaking into your home, you can shoot them, legally, as long as you "reasonably" believe such force is required to stop the "unlawful entry into or attack upon By the county coroner's count, Columbus recorded its 25th homicide of the year Saturday when Thalmus Jones died at the hospital after he was shot on Rigdon Road, authorities said. The 41-year-old was pronounced dead at Piedmont Columbus Regional's midtown campus at 11:37 p.m., said Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan.


  • Sep 9, 2018 | via Murfreesboro Post 

    Carson Lewis Turner

    He is survived by his parents Christopher Lewis Turner and Kathleen Bridgett Turner, sisters Kylie and Kaitlyn Turner of Murfreesboro, aunt Carrie Sigman of Columbus, GA, and aunt Beth Wakstein of Panama City, FL Also survived by his maternal grandmother, Louise McGlone of Murfreesboro, paternal grandparents Glenda and Frank Victory and David Lewis Humphreys of Columbus, GA. Also survived by his aunt Tammy Turner of Murfreesboro, uncle John Turner of Murfreesboro, great aunt Anne Pope , Also survived by cousins Chase and Cullen Adkins, Hylie Wakstein, Mary Kimble and George Sigman, Craig Pope , Casey Pope , and Crystal Ciak .