Known for his tales of life growing up in a small Tennessee town and his grandfather's experiences during the Civil War, Robert Parks was always a storyteller. Parks, of Columbia, died Sunday.
Natalee Adelia Forward was an avid gardener, and grew plants in addition to her work in the church choir and family genealogy research. Forward died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. She was 82.
Glendia Walker died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at University Hospital. She loved joking around and talking with people, even strangers.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Faith Family Fellowship, 710 Missouri 240, Fayette. Services will be held at 1 p.m. at the church.
Marion "Roke" Crane served in World War II, operated a farm and made time to play games with his family.
Shirley George of Columbia died Thursday, Jan. 24. She was 78.
Jill Johnson died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. She was 37.
Doris Thomas Wiggins grew up on a farm south of Columbia and worked for the University for 44 years.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at HT May & Son Funeral Home, 2207 Holly Ave. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m.
Lillie Mae Fletcher died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at University Hospital. She was 79.
Art professor leaves influence after a nearly 4o-year tenure. Throughout his lifetime, Dr. Bussabarger's passion for art, teaching and travel was evident to students and family.
Billie Shelton supported her husband as he served as vice-president of Spartan Aircraft and later as co-owner and president of Mobile International Inc.
Joyce Baker, who died Saturday, will be remembered for being a caregiver.
Rogers Hugh Thompson died Wednesday.
Alice Ray Hinson died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. She was 91.
Ms. Henderson died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. She was 28.
Harold Glenn Virgen of Columbia died Wednesday, Jan. 16. He was 78.
Moses S. Etukudo, 57, of Columbia died at his home Tuesday.
Lynn Eugene Diel of Columbia died from cancer Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. He was 58.
Harry Lloyd Rippeto of Sanford, Fla., died Sunday. He was 64 years old.