Obituaries

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21
Apr

Earl K. Brooks

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21
Apr

George Hartner Pritchard

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21
Apr

Keri Beth Roark

Keri Beth Roark, 30, of Trout, died Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Shelby County, Texas. She was born April 13, 1984 in Urania, to the union of her parents, Terry L. and Christine E. Fingleman Roark. Keri was a former resident 
of LaPorte and had resided in Trout for the past year. She was a housekeeper for LaSalle Nursing Home of Jena. She attended Maranatha Church and enjoyed music, computers, and cooking. Services were held at 2 
p.m., Friday, April 17, at the Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton, TX. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ed and Eunice Fingleman, and Thurman and Lila Roark; father, Terry Lynn Roark; and son, Sevyn Herndon. Survivors include her mother, Christine E. Roark of Trout; son, Cade Herndon of Trout; brothers, Sam Roark and wife Lori of Jena, and David Roark and wife Camille of Quitman; sister, Jenny Roark of Trout; special 
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21
Apr

Myrna Elizabeth Taylor

Myrna Elizabeth Taylor, 75, of Jena, passed from this life on Thursday, April 16,  2015, at Hardtner Medical Center in Urania. She was born January 24, 1940 in Jena to the union of her parents, Roy and Hazel Keene Gibson.
Mrs. Taylor was a homemaker. Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 19, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with the Revs. Glenn Roark and Johnnie Phillips officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery east of Jena under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, David Roy Vincent and Joe Paul  Taylor; grandchildren, Angelica Marie Vincent and Joshua
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13
Apr

Charles Bradford Cripps

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13
Apr

Kevin Charles Dean

Kevin Charles Dean, 43, of Bastrop, and a former resident of Jena, passed from this life on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at his home in Bastrop. He was born October 31, 1971, and resided in Jena for ten years, from 1999 to 2009. Kevin was a 1991 graduateof Farmerville High School and was employed in the oilfield industry. He loved to hunt, fish, play golf and hunt arrowheads. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 17, at the Golden Funeral Home in Bastrop with Rev. Jerry Stuckey officiating. He was preceded in death by his fathers, Claude N. Gray and Charles Dean. Survivors include two sons, Kevin Dean and Philip Dean, both of Houston, TX; 
his mother, Vivian Gray of Oak Grove; four sisters, Melissa King of Jena, Carrie Otwell and husband James of Oak Grove; Sandy Lutrell and Karen Elrod, both of Arkansas; a brother, Bill Gray of Arkansas; his girlfriend, Angela
Harris of Bastrop; and numerous nieces and nephews 
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13
Apr

Glendale Frizzell

Glendale Frizzell, 69, passed from this life on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Christus St. Patrick Hospital. Services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, at the Olla Pentecostal Church with Rev. Daryl Floyd officiating. Interment followed in the Rosefield Cemetery under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Zeke Frizzell; great granddaughter, Layla Webb; father, Paul Frizzell; mother, Edna  enry; and brothers-in-law, Joe and Bartly. Survivors include his wife, Darris Welch Frizzell; children, Paul Frizzell and wife Melissa, Nadine Ewing and husband Dewayne, Tavis Frizzell and wife Patricia, Neomia Sharbono and husband Richard, and Todd Frizzell and wife Jessica; grandchildren, William Frizzell, Johnathan Frizzell, Ariel Frizzell, Curtis Webb and wife Teressa, Sonseea Price and husband Jared, Joseph Price, Jalon Price,
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13
Apr

Luther Leon Gardner

Luther Leon Gardner, 82, of Trout, passed from this life on Monday, April 6, 2015, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Pineville. He was born June 15, 1932 in Forest, Mississippi, to the union of his parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Hall Gardner. Mr. Gardner was a retired police officer, and served his country in the United States Navy. Services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 9, atZenoria Baptist Church with Rev. Joel Johnson officiating.
Interment followed in the Chalk Hill Cemetery in the Little Creek Community under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Erma Gardner; sisters, Levern
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13
Apr

Peggy Denise Poole

Peggy Denise Poole, 56, of Jena, passed from this life on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at her residence. She was born December 7, 1958 in Jena to the union of her parents, Verion Huey and Frieda Korn Poole. Peggy was employed by Hercules Oil Company for 15 years as a kitchen worker, and loved to work in her yard and fish. Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 11, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. Joey Paul officiating. Interment followed in the Randall Cemetery of Aimell under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. Survivors include her sister, Kathy Culp of Jena; brother, James “Huey” Poole of Jena; niece and nephew, Lindsey Culp and Thomas Culp; and a host of cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. Pallbearers were Jamie Pritchard, Chester Ford, Michael Ferrington, J. L. Simpson, Kim Poole, and Scott Poole. Honorary pallbearers
were Leon Farmer, Melvin Poole, and Clifton Poole
 
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13
Apr

Harry “Cuz” Roberts

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