Obituaries

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Louise Barron Kelly

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Charles Renard Calhoun

Charles Renard Calhoun, 60, of Trout, passed from this life on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at his residence in Trout. He was born February 17, 1955 in Columbia to the union of his parents, Earley Elton and Mildred Stapleton Calhoun. Charles was a self-employed carpenter by trade, and was a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served five years before being honorably discharged. A memorial service will be held at a later date with arrangements by Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Margie Calhoun Rhinewalt and Johnny Calhoun Shaw. Survivors include his wife, Debra Valdez Calhoun; son, Charles “Chad” Renard Calhoun, Jr.; and daughter, Angela Lane Calhoun Carpenter, all of Trout; brother, Elton Earley Calhoun of Victoria, TX; sisters, Ann Calhoun Lunsford of Winnfield, Hilda Calhoun Holland of Yazoo 
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Dalton Ourso

Dalton Ourso, 64, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Friday, February 20, 2015. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the chapel of Young’s Funeral Home in Ferriday. Interment will follow in Highland Park Cemetery in Sicily Island under direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Ferriday.
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Ronald Gene Thompson

Ronald Gene Thompson, 57, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, February 20, 2015, at Colfax Reunion Nursing and Rehab Center in Colfax. He was born September 28, 1957 in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and was a musician. Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. Joey Paul officiating. Interment followed in the Pine Grove Cemetery at Rhinehart under direction
of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Joan Gary Thompson. Survivors include his daughter, Alexandra Ray Thompson of Fishers, IN; sons, Micah Thompson of Fishers, IN, Ronnie Zurbriggen of Scott City, MO, and Dustin Zurbriggen of Cape Girardeau, MO; father, Gene Thompson of Jena; sisters, Kathy Garsee of Jena and Laurie Williams of Dallas, TX; and brother, Gary Wade Thompson of Carencro.
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Enid Celestia Barrett Powell

Enid Celestia Barrett Powell, 96, of Jena, was received into Heaven on Sunday, February 15, 2015. She was born Tuesday, April 23, 1918 in Jena to the union of her parents, William Luther “Buck” Barrett, Sr. and Lydia Jane “Jennie” Jackson Barrett. Services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 20, in the chapel of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home in Jena with Rev. Dominick DiCarlo officiating. Interment followed in Hair Cemetery of Jena under direction of Kinner and Stevens, Inc. of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 60 years, Vernon F. Powell; son, Ronnie Powell; two brothers, John Barrett and William Barrett, Jr.; three sisters, Nadie
Barrett, Dorcas Causey and Janealee Barrett; and grandson, David Dabel and his mother, Joan Kronholm Powell.Survivors include two sons, Paul Powell of New Orleans  and Larry Powell of Jacksonville, FL; daughter, Kathy
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Betty Loraine Roberts

Betty Loraine Roberts, 75, of the Midway Community, passed from this life on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at her residence. She was born December 19, 1939 in Alexandria to the union of her parents, Isaac David and Beatrice Alpha Collins Thompson. Mrs. Roberts was a homemaker. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with the Revs. Jerry Wilson and Denver McBroom officiating. Interment followed in the Hurricane Creek Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. Survivors include three daughters, Deborah Diane Roberts of Lafayette, D’Juana Beatrice Roberts and Delores
Ann Almond, both of Jena; a son, David Earl Roberts of St. Francisville; two sisters, JoAnn Boyd of Jena and Mary Sue Miller of Rogers; ten grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Byron Nugent, Shelton Nugent, David Richerson, Danny Boyd, Craig Boyd, and Leland Nobles.  
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Edgar Robertson

Edgar Robertson, 94, of Sulphur, passed from this life on Friday, February 20, 2015, at his residence in Sulphur. He was a native of Jena. He had lived in Sulphur for over 60 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during World War II. Mr. Robertson was a graduate of Northwestern State University and had attended Louisiana State Normal College and Louisiana State University. He retired from Cities Services after over 30 years of
service as a chemist. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 23, from the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Jena with Rev. Walter Lloyd officiating. Interment followed in the
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Alma Lofton Wainwright

Alma Lofton Wainwright, 92, of Tullos, passed from this life on Thursday, February 19, 2015, at the Jena Nursing and Rehab Center, LLC, in Jena. She was born July 13, 1922 in Campti, to the union of her parents, Oliver and Hattie Cason Lofton. Mrs. Wainwright was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church of Tullos. Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev.
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Marshall Leroy Vogel

Marshall Leroy Vogel, 78,. of Crowley, went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at his home in Crowley. He was born January 31, 1937 in Toro to the union of his parents, Marshall Eugene Vogel and Becky Byrd Vogel. Leroy was a member of the Pentecostals of Crowley for two years. He was an active member of the Georgetown UPC for 42 years. During this time he was a board member of the church, Sunday school superintendent and worked by his wife’s side with the senior and auxiliary groups. Leroy was a devoted and faithful husband to Laverne, and loving father to Kathie and Calvin. He worked in the Oilfields of Grant and LaSalle
parishes for many years earning his retirement as a switcher. Services celebrating the life of Marshall Vogel were held at 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20, at Georgetown United Pentecostal Church with the Revs. Donnell Spurgeon,
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Mildred Elaine Wells

Mildred Elaine Wells, 89, passed from this life on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe. She was born June 10, 1925 in Urania to the union of her parents, Lewis and Dezzie Smith Tarver. Mrs. Wells was a homemaker and was one of the founders and lifelong member of Olla United Pentecostal Church. She had no children of her own, but loved her nieces and nephews as her own and she loved to mother everyone, including her church family. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, February 25, at Olla United Pentecostal Church with the Revs. Darrell Floyd and Jonathan Crist officiating. Interment will follow in

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