Obituaries

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Mary Aliene Trahan

Mary Aliene Trahan, 79, of Sulphur, passed away peacefully at her home on Easter Sunday morning, April 20, 2014. She was born March 2, 1935 in Harrisonburg, the sixth of 11 children born to Perry and Daisy McMillin.
Mary loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren, by whom she was affectionately known as “Gran”. She was an avid LSU fan and loyal supporter. She enjoyed baking, pokeno and ceramics.
She was an active member of Immaculate Conception Church, serving in the Caring Ministries. She loved her church and church family. She graduated from Sulphur High School in 1954 and was employed by United Gas for a number of years. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 23, in Immaculate Conception Church with the very Rev. Aubrey V. Guilbeau officiating. Interment followed at mid-afternoon last  ednesday
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Apr

Reuben William Trussell

Reuben William Trussell, 75, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, April 18, 2014, at LaSalle General Hospital of Jena. He was born November 16, 1938, in Ruston, to the union of his parents, George Reuben and Lurline Shaw Trussell. Reuben was retired from the United States Air Force, and was employed by Walmart for 26 years. Services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 22, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with
Rev. Dominick DiCarlo officiating. Interment followed in the Pollock Cemetery at Pollock under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. Survivors include his wife, Martha Phillips Trussell of Jena; daughter, Trudy Goode of Houma; son, George Lee Trussell of Houma; sisters, Diane Winningham of Shreveport and Sally Wilson of Jena; brothers, Gale Trussell of Alexandria,and Conn Trussell  of Houston, TX; and grandson,
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29
Apr

Nita Faye Williams

Nita Faye Williams, 76, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the Hill Top Nursing Home in Pineville. She was born November 24, 1937 in Natchez, Mississippi, to the union of her parents, Bluford and Rosie Breithaupt Bailey. She was a homemaker and loved to sew. She was  a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and a member of Christ Temple Pentecostal Church for eight years. Services will be at 10 a.m.,
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29
Apr

Eathel Ann Smith

Eathel Ann Smith, 95, of Columbia and formerly of Jena, passed from this life on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the Citizens Medical Center in Columbia Heights following an extended illness.  She was born June 2, 1918 in Catahoula Parish to the union of her parents, Owens W. Ford and Bertha Mae Cassels Ford. Mrs. Eathel was a wonderful loving wife and mother, aunt and friend, and will be missed greatly by all who knew and loved her.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia with the Revs. Kent Nugent and Robbie Alford officiating. Interment will follow in the Woodland Cemetery, just
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22
Apr

Loyd Carl Buckley

Loyd Carl Buckley, 86, of the Zenoria Community, passed from this life on Sunday, April 20, 2014. Arrangements were not complete at press time on Monday, but will be announced by Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena.
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Apr

David A. “Coley” Crooks

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22
Apr

Stephen Roy Eberwein, Sr

Stephen Roy Eberwein, Sr., 70, passed from this life on Thursday, April 17, 2014, with his loving wife by his side. He was born January 9, 1944, in Nebo, to Nina Laverne Bradford. He was raised and preceded in death by Harvey “Dado” and Cindy Bradford. Stevie Roy was an avid fisherman who loved being outdoors and shared that love with his children. He accepted the Lord and was baptized at Crossway Family Worship Center in Jonesville. A memorial service was held at Crossway Family Worship Center on Friday, April 18. Survivors include his loving wife, Ellen Eberwein of Nebo; his son, Stephen R. Eberwein, Jr. of Nebo; daughters, Stephanie Eberwein of Ashdown, AR, and Raylee Eberwein of Nebo; and a brother, Billy Don Hailey of Lakeland, TN.
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Apr

Maratha Marie Lea

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Apr

George T. “Bo” Mannon

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22
Apr

Hallie B. Sims

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