Obituaries

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Brian Lee Nobles

Brian Lee Nobles, 45, passed away Monday, November 18, 2014, at LaSalle General Hospital of Jena. Brian was known and loved by many. He was a devoted husband, father, and son. He loved his family and was a man of faith. He feared and loved the Lord. He was a man of humbleness and compassion. He lived life as he chose. He was a free spirit. To have known him was to have known a good man, and to have known him was to love
him. Services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, at Wallace Ridge Pentecostal Church near Jonesville with the Revs. Norris Poole and Tommy Cotten officiating. Interment followed in the Heard Cemetery of Manifest
under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, George and Helen Nobles; and maternal grandparents, Butler and Hazel Cotten. Survivors include his
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Avylon “Avie” Breithaupt Bird

Avylon “Avie” Breithaupt Bird, 86, passed from this life on Thursday, November 27, 2014, at the LaSalle Nursing Home of Jena. She was born December 28, 1927 in Archie to the union of her parents, Charles Augusta and Leruey A. Scarborough Breithaupt. Mrs. Bird was a homemaker, loved gardening, flowers and canning and she was a member of Pritchard Baptist Church in the Old River Community. Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, at Pritchard Baptist Church with the Revs. Gary Norris and Terry Doughty officiating. Interment followed in the Pritchard Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. She was preceded in death
by her husband, Millard C. Bird; parents; brothers, Luther Earl Breithaupt, Truman Augusta Breithaupt, Robert Calhoun Breithaupt, and Cleveland Molloy Breithaupt; sisters, Eunice Berdie Breithaupt Taunton, Rosie Bell
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Nellie Faye Russell

Nellie Faye Russell, 84, of Goldonna, and a native of Urania, passed from this life on Monday, November 24, 2014. She was born September  27, 1930 in Urania to the union of her parents, Andrew Maloy and Viola Smith Maloy. Mrs. Russell was a member of United Baptist Church, and a member of the Palestine Chapter No. 55, Order of the Eastern Star. Services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26, at the chapel of Southern Funeral 
Home in Winnfield with Rev. Earnest Little officiating. Interment followed in Jordan Hill Cemetery of Winnfield under direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Rev.
Willis “Red” Russell; grandson, Jason Heath Thompson; and brother, Huey J. Maloy. Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Thompson and husband Larry of Goldonna; and grandson, Rusty Thompson and wife Shannon
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Nelva Christine Wallace McKay

Nelva Christine Wallace McKay, 83, of Pollock, passed from this life on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at Woods Haven Nursing Home in Pollock. She was a member of Big Creek Baptist Church and a loving mother, grandmother, and friend who will be dearly missed. Services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, at Big Creek Baptist Church on Dyson Creek Road at Pollock with Rev. David Guillot officiating. Interment followed in the 
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Jeremy Chad Elliott

Jeremy Chad Elliott, 36, of Trout, passed from this life from injuries he received in a vehicle crash on Saturday, November 22, 2014, in Monterey. He was born May 30, 1978 in Urania. Jeremy was employed on a casing crew in the oilfield industry, and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. Charlie Anderson officiating.
Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery, east of Jena, under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Vaund Elliott; and maternal grandparents, Ezra and Jane
Clark Chapman. Survivors include his companion, Tawny Aaron; daughter, Chloe; sons, Logan and Mason; parents, Dennis and Kathy Chapman Elliott; and paternal grandmother, Eula Elliott. Pallbearers were Kit Walker,
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Harlon Newman

Harlon Newman, 63, passed from this life on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. He was born November 11, 1951 in Poplarville, Mississippi, to the union of his parents, Rosco and Ouida Mae Mitchell Newman. Harlon worked as a derrick hand in the oilfield industry. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with William Prewitt officiating.
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Thomas Winnie Terrell

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Brian Keith Sellers

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Clyde Walker

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Chalmas Melton Tolbert

Chalmas Melton Tolbert, 89, passed from this earthly home to his heavenly home on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. There to greet him was his loving wife, Reba Marie Jones Tolbert, of 68 years. They are finally together
again, now for eternity. He was born September 29, 1925 at Trout, to the union of his parents, Marion and Leona Perry Tolbert. Chalmas was lovingly known to many as “Uncle Cham” or “Popie”. He was  a hardworking, Godly man who served his country overseas in World War II. In Europe during the war, he drove a medic truck and helped to  transport wounded soldiers. He worked hard all his life as a Dr. Pepper truckdriver, logger, factory worker 

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