Obituaries

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08
Apr

Alton Theodore Kelly

Alton Theodore Kelly, 60, of Winn Parish, passed from this life on Monday, March 31, 2014, at his sister’s home in Deville. He was born December 5, 1953 in Urania to the union  of Otho and Vaudie Meredith Kelly. He was raised in Olla, but was living in Winn Parish at the time of his death. Alton was a retired Petty Officer with the United States Navy, serving 20 years before retiring in July 1992. He served on numerous ships overseas and was also stationed at the Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Illinois. He was also stationed in San Diego, California and was awarded numerous accommodations and medals in his career. At the time of his illness,
Alton was an assistant manager at Mac’s Supermarket in Jena. Services were held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 3, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Olla with Rev. Denver McBroom officiating. Interment followed in
Tue
08
Apr

Louie Bell Vines

Louie Bell Vines, 74, of Winnfield, passed from this life on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Riverside Hospital in Alexandria. She was born Saturday, October 28, 1939, in Castlebury, Alabama, to the union of her parents, Alfred Hammonds and Viola Wallace Hammonds. Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 6, at Hurricane Creek Baptist Church of Dodson, with the Revs. Johnnie Phillips, Rayford Chandler, and Teddy Sharbono officiating.
Tue
08
Apr

Lindsey Renae Bryan

Tue
01
Apr

Estelle Stapleton Allen

Estelle Stapleton Allen, 77, of Columbia, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Citizens Medical Center in Columbia Heights following an extended illness. She was born July 8, 1936 at Columbia to the union of her parents, John Wesley Stapleton and Fannie Laura Davis Stapleton. Services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, March 31, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia with Rev. Harrell “Bubba” Tucker
Tue
01
Apr

Cathy McCartney Boyd

Tue
01
Apr

James Robert Stewart

Tue
01
Apr

Fay T. Morse

Fay T. Morse, 75, of Pollock, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Woods Haven Senior Citizens Home in Pollock. She was born March 28, 1938 in Gars Mill to the union of her parents, Lester Lea and Altha Nugent Thompson. Mrs. Morse was a homemaker. Services were held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 28, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church of Pollock with the Revs. Sammy Morrow and James M. Carson officiating. Interment followed in the Lincecum Cemetery of Pollock under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Freda I. Morse; a son, David L. Morse; and her parents. Survivors include her husband, Bill Morse of Pollock; two sisters, Leta Mae Carson of Winnsboro and Myrtle Patin of Pollock; and a brother, Gene E. Thompson of Pollock 
Tue
01
Apr

Annie Elizabeth Taylor Walpole

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01
Apr

Sylvia Mae Pendarvis White

Sylvia Mae Pendarvis White, 88, a lifelong resident of Tullos, passed from this life on Monday, March 24, 2014, at the Rapides Regional Medical  Center in Alexandria. She was born June 28, 1925 in Urania to the union
of her parents, Ida Ethel Weems Pendarvis and Robert Henry “Bob” Pendarvis. Mrs. White was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, located on U.S. 84 west of Tullos, and was retired from the United States Postal Service, having served at the Post Office in Tullos. Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 29, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Duane Moreno officiating. Interment followed in the Magnolia Cemetery, located just west of Tullos. Sylvia was predeceased by  her parents; husbands, Hollis Mixon White and Terry Pevey; one daughter, Linda Earlene White; and three sons, Michael Mixon White, Barry Steven White, and James Louis “Joe” White.
Tue
25
Mar

George A. Barron

George A. Barron, Sr., 80, of Jena, passed from this life on Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Alexandria after a brief but valiant battle with cancer. He was born January 3, 1934 to the union of his parents, W. T. “Coon” and Alice
Wiggins Barron. George was a generous, caring man, whose career was spent in the oilfields of Central Louisiana. His greatest passion was helping others, whether with their oil wells, their cows or most anything else. A good friend to many people, he will be sorely missed by them all. He was a member of the Jena Church of Christ. Services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 25, in  the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena
with Brother John Barker officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery near Jena under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, William Thomas Barron; brothers,

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