Obituaries

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Susan Ory Powers

Susan Marie Ory Powers, 70, of Jena passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at the Rapides General Medical Center in Alexandria.

She was born June 22, 1946 in Jena to Julia Myrtis Henegan Ory and Norman Gerard Ory. Susan was the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Emile Ory and the Honorable and Mrs. James Marvin Henegan.

A memorial service will be held to celebrate Susan’s life at 1 p.m., February 4, 2017 at Nolley Memorial United Methodist Church in Jena, with Rev. Truman Stagg officiating.

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W. O. “Billy” Paul

William Oscar “Billy” Paul, 79, of Haughton, and a native of LaSalle Parish, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

He was born August 15, 1937 at Jena to the union of his parents, Willie Houston and Dottie Estelle Wilson Paul.

Billy was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 13, in the chapel of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home in Jena with Rev. Joey Paul officiating.

Interment followed in the Nebo Cemetery under direction of Kinner and Stevens, Inc. of Jena.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Patsy Lynn Paul and Mary Guinn Paul; his parents: brothers, Jewel Paul, P. A. “Fox” Paul, Doyle Paul and Dale Paul; and sisters, Evelyn Carter Hailey, Agnes Yule and Shirley Paul.

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Stacy Hudnall

Stacy Hudnall, 50, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017, at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Medical Center in Alexandria.

Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 15, at Aimwell Pentecostal Church in Aimwell with the Revs. Kirk Mayo, Cody Mayo, and Steve Cripps officiating.

Interment followed in the Pine Grove Cemetery of Rhinehart under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Hudnall; grandson, Drake Ford; and grandmother, Valerie Smith.

Survivors include her mother, Yvonne Smith of Jena; daughter, Crista Holland and husband Jason of Trout and their children, Ayva, Cohen and Canaan; daughter, Courtney Ford of Jena and her children, Malyah and Londyn; step-mother, Delba Hudnall; sisters, Misty Hudnall and family, Cealie Ingle and family; and brother, Ed Hudnall and family.

Pallbearers were Terry Head, Ronnie Hudnall, Ed Hudnall, Dusty Miller, John Hudnall and Ryan McCann.

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Patrick ‘Scott’ Feaster

Patrick “Scott” Feaster, 47, of Hickman, Tennessee, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at his home in Hickman. Scott lived in Jena with his parents from 1973 to 1980, when his father was manager of Belden Corporation.

He was born in Franklin, NC on January 14, 1969 to Brenda Carol and Charles R. Feaster. He graduated from Monticello High School in Monticello, AR.

Scott was a loving husband and devoted father. He was a hard worker and was always trying to improve himself and make a better life for his family. He loved to fish, and it didn’t matter where it was just as long as his family was right by his side. He also loved his motorcycle.

Scott was regional manager for Goodyear in Lebanon, TN and worked for three years in Afghanistan with a military contractor.

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Angela P. Couch

Angela P. Couch, 69, of Jena, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at her home.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, at Calvary Heights Baptist Church in Jena.

Interment followed in the Taylor Chapel Cemetery near Summerville under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard Powell and Helen Powell.

Survivors include her husband, R. V. Couch; children, David Boyett, Tammy Dunaway and husband Randall, Denise Mannon and husband Charlie, JoAnn Gauthier and husband Kevin and Amanda Dupuis and husband Jeremy; 30 grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

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Cameron C. Carr

Cameron C. Carr, 80, of Georgetown, passed from this life on Sunday, January 8, 2017, at the Canterbury House in Alexandria.

He was born August 25, 1936 in Monroe to the union of his parents, Sylvester and Rosie Byrde Carr.

Cameron served in the U.S. Merchant Mariners. He retired as an electrician with the State of Louisiana, and attended Dry Prong First Baptist Church. His hobbies included songwriting and music and in his earlier years he had a band.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11 from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia with Rev. Frank Autry officiating.

Interment followed in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, west of Columbia, under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Ronald Carr, Ernest Carr and Horace Carr.

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James L. Barron

A military memorial service for James Lester Barron will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017, at the home of James and Glenda Barron, 365 Harvey Bradford Road in the Nebo Community.

All family and friends are invited to attend.

Flowers and condolence cards may be sent to the same address.

If you have any questions, contact Glenda Barron at 318-316-4108.

James passed from this life on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 at his residence. He was born April 30, 1950 in Jena to the union of his parents, George Lee and Vera Yule Barron.

He was a Vietnam veteran where he proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps.

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Martha Mills Crain

Martha Loried Mills Crain, 86, of Grayson, and a native of LaSalle Parish, passed from this life on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at the Citizens Medical Center in Columbia Heights.

She was born September 9, 1930 in Trout to the union of her parents, Mick Mills and Eunice LaCroix Mills.

Loried was a homemaker who attended Bellview Baptist Church. She will be remembered as being a great mother and grandmother. She was instantly loved by those she met and she was well loved by all who knew her. She was a member of the Clarks Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 6, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia with Rev. Shane Duke officiating.

Interment followed in the Welcome Home Cemetery, just east of Grayson, under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia.

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Spencer G. Evans, Sr.

Spencer Gregory Evans, Sr., 60, of Trout passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016.
 
He was born October 26, 1956 in Monroe to the union of his parents, Silas Graham and Bernice Woolsey Evans Hartley. He was raised by Joseph William “Bill” Hartley.
 
Services were held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Magnolia Community Church in Nebo.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Silas Graham Evans, Bill and Bernice Hartley; a granddaughter, Aubre’ Anna Evans; a nephew, Teddy Ray Hartley; an uncle, Stanley Dupree; an aunt, Denell Dupree Hartley; a sister-in-law, Suzie Hartley; and his father and mother-in-law, Johnny Lee and Betty Cruse.
 
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Helen E. Kirkham

Helen Elizabeth Kirkham, 91, originally from Olla, passed away from this life on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Arbor Lake Nursing Home in Farmerville, surrounded by her loving family.
 
She was born December 5, 1925 near Olla.
 
Services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church near Olla with Rev. Todd Whittington officiating.
 
Interment followed in the Harris Chapel Cemetery near Olla under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla.
 
She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Johnnie Byrl Kirkham; as well as granddaughter, Kayla Cranford; grandson, Chris Callender; and great-grandson, Sean Dunn.
 

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