Obituary

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Country music legend George Jones dies

By Whitney Williams
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Obituary | George Jones, the hard-living heartbeat and herald of traditional country music, who recorded dozens of hits about both good times and regret, has died. He…

Robert Edgar, former NCC leader, dies

By Tiffany Owens
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Obituary | Rev. Robert Edgar, the former leader of the National Council of Churches, died suddenly of a heart attack Tuesday. He was 69. As a congressman, chaplain, and…

Not in the same jungle

By Emily Belz
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Obituary | John McCandlish Phillips: 1927-2013

Weather maker

By Mindy Belz
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Obituary | Margaret Thatcher: 1925-2013

‘Voice of football,’ Pat Summerall, signs off

By Whitney Williams
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Obituary | Pat Summerall—best-known as the voice of NFL telecasts on CBS and Fox and commentator John Madden’s perfect complement—died Tuesday at age 82 of cardiac…

Shea, the soundtrack of salvation, dies at age 104

By Whitney Williams
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Obituary | George Beverly Shea, whose voice played as a praiseful soundtrack as thousands professed their faith in Christ, died Tuesday at the age of 104 after a brief…

Ragamuffin author Brennan Manning dies

By Tiffany Owens
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Obituary | Renowned writer and speaker, Richard Francis Xavier “Brennan” Manning, died early Friday morning at the age of 79. Manning’s writings inspired Christian…

Comedic pioneer Jonathan Winters exits the world’s stage

By Whitney Williams
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Obituary | Jonathan Winters, a pioneer of improvisational standup comedy who inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, died Thursday evening of natural causes…

The lady was a champ

By Cal Thomas
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Obituary | MANCHESTER, England—There is a story about Margaret Thatcher, which is probably apocryphal, but speaks volumes about the strength of Britain’s first…

Inventor of test tube babies dies

By Daniel James Devine
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Obituary | Nobel Prize winner Robert Edwards, a University of Cambridge professor known as the “father of in vitro fertilization,” died Wednesday at the age of 87…

Christ’s ‘supreme sacrifice’ formed Thatcher’s foundation

By Tiffany Owens
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Religion | Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female prime minister, died Monday at age of 87. Her death has brought to the spotlight both her life and political…

A redeeming reporter

By Emily Belz
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Obituary | Famed New York Times reporter and mentor to Christian journalists John McCandlish Phillips dies at 85

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