Obituaries

Error message

  • Warning: include(/data/etypeam1/public_html/thejenatimes/sites/sites.php): failed to open stream: Permission denied in conf_path() (line 562 of /data/etypeam1/public_html/thejenatimes/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • Warning: include(): Failed opening '/data/etypeam1/public_html/thejenatimes/sites/sites.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in conf_path() (line 562 of /data/etypeam1/public_html/thejenatimes/includes/bootstrap.inc).
Tue
10
Feb

Audrey Banes

Audrey Banes, 84, of Urania, passed from this life on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at her residence in Urania. She was born April 13, 1930 in New Orleans to the union of her parents, Albert and Bessie Avery Bowman.
Tue
10
Feb

Beverly Mae Sanson

Beverly Mae Sanson, 63, of Aimwell, passed from this life on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, in Alexandria. She was born September 3, 1951 in Natchez, Mississippi to the union of Para Lea and Albert Lane Wyant. Beverly was a resident of the Aimwell Community and a member of Dunbarton Baptist Church. Services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Aimwell Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby McGuire officiating. Interment followed in the 
Tue
10
Feb

Timothy Randal Corley

Timothy Randal Corley, 54, of Jena, passed from this life on Monday, December 15, 2014. He was born August 6, 1960 in Escondido, CA to the union of Cecil Tillman and Ardith Jane Giddings Corley. He is preceded in death by his father. Survivors include two sons, Tim Corley and wife Kimberly, and Timothy McEvoy and wife Dru, all of Jena; one daughter, Terrin Jessica Corley Burton and husband K.C. of Mesquite, NV; his mother, Ardith Jane Corley;
two brothers, George Corley of Big Bear, CA and Frank Corley and wife Ann of Seattle, WA; and five grandchildren, Caleb, Cecily, Sadee, Kenzee, and Brayson. A memorial service will be held at a later date. 
Local arrangements were handled by Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena
Mon
02
Feb

We all deal with stress in our lives

Each one of us deals with stress in our lives – some more than others. But, it is the way you handle that stress that says a lot about the kind of person you have become.  A reader sent me the following little story about how
a young lady described stress, and ways to deal with it. It has a lot of good points and I hope you enjoy reading it . . . and maybe you can get some helpful advice from the article.
 
Mon
02
Feb

States show their unique side

Indeed, the truth about our country is that it’s quite diverse and nothing proves that more than a recent article this writer discovered online – “The One Can’t-Miss Event in Every State This Year” by Matt Meltzer. I haven’t heard of 
most of them, so I’ve picked ahandful to showcase. Perhaps you’ve either been to a few or will plan to attend in the future. Either way, I simply  thought they were interesting
 
Mon
02
Feb

Tony Lee Dingler

Tony Lee Dingler, 47, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at his residence. He was born August 3, 1967 in Pineville. Tony was a truck driver for W. R. Trucking Company. Graveside  services were held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, at Heard Cemetery at Manifest with the Revs. A. J. Kimball and Junior Cotton officiating. Interment followed under direction of Hixson Brothers  Funeral Home of Jena. Survivors include his wife, Gloria Lea Dingler of Harrisonburg; step-sons, Kevin Reid of Harrisonburg, and Anthony Lofton of Natchez, MS; mother, Sarah Weeks and step-father, Jessie Weeks, of Harrisonburg; sister, Tina Mayo of Jena; and two step-grandchildren, Riley Lofton and Blaine Reid. Pallbearers were Cliff Butler, Curtis Butler, Jr., Eric Butler, Jason Earls, Johnny Earls, and Rusty Boothe  
Mon
02
Feb

Eddie David Collins

Eddie David Collins, 78, of Shreveport, passed from this life on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at his home in Shreveport.  He was born June 8, 1936 at Jena to the union of his parents, Eddie and Ethel Collins. David was a long-time business owner in the Shreveport area and a member of the Pentecostals of Bossier City. He was a loving father and devoted husband that  loved to sing, play musical instruments, and restore antique cars. David will be greatly missed by his family and many friends and neighbors that loved him. Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the sanctuary of the Pentecostals of Bossier City with the Revs. Jerry  Dean, Joey Paul, and Shannon
Stanley officiating. Local services will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, February 4, at the Whitehall United Pentecostal Church with the Revs. Jerry Dean and Joey Paul officiating.  Interment will follow in the Collins Family Cemetery
Mon
02
Feb

Elmer Leon Etheredge

Elmer Leon Etheredge, 80, of Olla, passed from this life on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Hardtner Medical  Center in Urania. He was born December 7, 1934 in Caldwell Parish to the union of Elmer and Estelle Collins Etheredge. Leon was a member of Pinehill Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was a member of the 1951 LaSalle High School  state baseball championship team, as well as a member of the football team. He graduated from LHS in 1953. Leon made his lifelong career working for Zapata Offshore in the oilfield. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, from the sanctuary of Pinehill  Baptist Church with Rev. Edward Smith officiating and Bro. Warren Maxwell delivering the eulogy. Interment followed in Pinehill Cemetery under  direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, E. L. Etheredge.
Mon
02
Feb

Allen “Al” Eugene Ganey

Allen “Al” Eugene Ganey, 71, departed this life to be with Our Father and Savior  on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was born March 2, 1943 in Zenoria to the union of his parents, Gordon G.
Ganey and Bernice Stoneman Ganey. Al retired after 20 years of service in the U.S. Army as a 1st Sergeant, had served overseas and was wounded as a member of the Special Forces and received a Purple Heart in
Vietnam. He entered into the military as a young man of 17 and retired as a disabled veteran at the age of 38. He followed his military service by obtaining Bachelor of Arts degrees from Regis University in Computer
Mon
02
Feb

Acie H. Murry

Acie H. Murry, Jr., 91, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, in the LaSalle General  Hospital of Jena. He was born August 21, 1923 to the union of his parents, Acie Murry, Sr. and Ione 
Thompson Murry. Acie proudly served his country in the United States Navy with the 301st Seabee Battalion. He was a veteran of World War II, Pacific Theatre. During his working life, he  was the owner and operator of his own service repair company in Jonesville, but served many customers in the La- Salle Parish area. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in the Sandy Lake Community of Catahoula Parish, a member of the Eastern Star and was on the Board and a volunteer for the American Red Cross. Acie was a 32nd degree Mason, a Shriner and past Master of Jonesville Four Rivers Lodge. He was a great storyteller and a loving father,

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Obituaries