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Jonathan Westervelt Warner

 Jonathan (Jack) Westervelt Warner, foremost industrialist and philanthropist in Alabama history, died at his home in Tuscaloosa, February 18, five months shy of his 100th birthday. 

Kevin McKay Hunter

Kevin McKay Hunter, 52, died February 23 at his home in Oxford. Memorial services were held February 28 at Oxford-University United Methodist Church with the Rev. Warren Black and the Rev. Eddie Rester officiating.

Mary Holder Tew

Mary Holder Tew of Ridgeland, 86, former resident of Laurel, died  February 4 at St. Dominic Hospital after a brief illness.

A graveside service was held February 6 at Lake Park Cemetery in Laurel. The Rev. Joseph Wheat officiated.

Dorothy Taylor

Dorothy (Dot) Taylor, a well-known and loved citizen of the Jackson community, died unexpectedly of heart failure January 29. The family will visitation at Northminster Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Monday, February 6, prior to a memorial service at 11 a.m. at the church.

John Mitchell Bower

John Mitchell Bower, born May 7, 1961 to Dr. John D. Bower and "Snookie" Mandaville Nance Bower in Richmond, Va. was called to Heaven after a 14-year battle with leukemia and ultimately died from complications of a stem cell transplant January 11.

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