Aletha Ivy Kirksey, owner of Kirksey Brothers Furniture
in Tupelo, Miss., has died. She was 93.
Joe Cory Sr., chairman of Cory First Choice Home Delivery, has died following an illness. He was 76 years old.
Joseph Beauregard "JB" Olinde Sr., the former president of furniture retailer Olinde’s in Baton Rouge, La., has died. He was 90.
Stella Harris who founded and grew home furnishings retailer Furnitureland South into the world’s largest furniture store with her husband Darrell Harris, has died. She was 69.
Larry Gans, a sales representative for companies such as Unagutsa, Singer and Impact, has died following a long illness. He was 89.
James S. Bugg Sr., chairman of Decorating Den Interiors, has died. He was 88.
Mike Baker, co-owner of the former Coconut Creek, Fla.-based Carl’s Furniture, has died this week following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 83.