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Kathy Graham

Services for Mrs. Kathy Graham will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol with burial in the Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Harmon Smith will officiate.

Dot Gibbs

Dot Gibbs Gould, 80, passed away on Jan. 15, 2018.

Dot was born in Newton to Walter Chapman and Estelle Barrett Chapman.

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Hospital still in bankruptcy

By BRENT MAZE,

Ascentium Healthcare Resources will be taking over the management of Lackey Memorial Hospital in Forest and businesses that were being managed by Pioneer Health Services.

However, it will not include the former Pioneer Community Hospital of Newton, according to Sydney Sawyer, chief executive of the newly formed Ascentium.

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City mourns loss of Gordon

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.

Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.

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Jim Jones

Services for Bro. Jim Jones were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 at Lucern Methodist Church with the burial in the Lucern Methodist Church Cemetery. Bros. Jimmy Holder, Wayne Tate and Ed Dickerson officiated. 

Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5 at Milling Funeral Home of Union. 

Maurice Osborn

Funeral services for Maurice Osborn will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 at Dunlap & Thames Funeral Home, Newton. He died Monday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Anderson Medical Center, Meridian. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday. 

Lum Jacobs

Mr. Lum J. “L.J.” Jacobs, 91, passed away on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at his home in Lawrence. Visitation was held from noon to 1:45 p.m. Sunday Dec. 3 at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake. Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday Dec. 3 at the Wolf Funeral Services Chapel in Lake with Bros. Larry Laird and Tommy Tanner officiating.

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