Miss. 2014 deaths: Ex-Miss America, Jackson mayor

December 30, 2014 5:10 PM

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Former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley Collins, former White House spokesman Larry Speakes and Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba were among the notable Mississippians who died during 2014.

State Senate President Pro Tempore Terry Brown also died during the year, as did the wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran. Rose Clayton Cochran, who had dementia, was pulled into a bizarre political scandal during the 2014 election, as critics of her husband took unauthorized photos of her in her nursing ...

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