Obituaries

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Verlous J. French

Verlous J. French, 92, formerly of Jena and Alexandria, passed from this life on Saturday, November 16, 2013, in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born in LaSalle Parish, the son of Jacob H. French and Myrtle Snow French.
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Mildred Hughes Olden

Mildred Hughes Olden, 93, of Shreveport and formerly of Jena, passed from this life on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, in Shreveport. She was born April 23, 1920 in Orange County, Texas, to the union of Silas and Irene Hughes. Mrs. Olden lived in Jena until 2001 when she moved to Shreveport to be closer to her family. She was a devout Christian and a dedicated and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She worked as a seamstress for many years before becoming a bookkeeper for McCartney Oil Company of Jena. She enjoyed gardening. Services were held Thursday, Nov. 21, in the chapel of Centuries Memorial Funeral Home in  Shreveport with Rev. Mike Igo officiating. Interment followed in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Pineville under direction of Centuries Memorial Funeral Home of Shreveport. She was preceded in death by her parents; her
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Annie Ruth “Sookie” Scott

Annie Ruth “Sookie” Scott, 70, of Jena, passed from this life on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at her home. She was born October 29, 1943 in Pineville to the union of Tom and Leana White Kittlin. Mrs. Annie was a graduate of Good Pine High School, employed by Louisiana Pacific for five years and by Hixson Brothers Funeral Home for 18 years as a housekeeper. She also worked for several families in the community. She
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Jimmy Morris Richmond

Jimmy Morris Richmond, 64, of Columbia, passed from this life on Friday, November 22, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born January 9, 1949 in Columbia to the union of his parents, Jim and Laura Lucille “Josie” Holmes Richmond. Jimmy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. During his life, Jimmy enjoyed several occupations, including 
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R. Stuart Huff

(Editor’s Note: Stuart Huff was the son-in-law of Natalie Breithaupt Zygmuntowicz of Miami, Florida. Natalie was reared on Old River in LaSalle Parish and Stuart visited here many times with relatives.)
 
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John Terry Rowell

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Georgia Bradford Robertson

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Tessa Diane Poole

Tessa Diane Poole, 21, of the Wallace Lake Community in Catahoula Parish, passed from this life on Monday, November 11, 2013, at the Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria. Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, November 16, at Maranatha Assembly of God Church of Jena with the Revs. Paul Nugent, Ricky Gresham and Mickey Hudnall officiating. Interment followed in the Nebo Cemetery at Nebo under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria. She was preceded in death by her mother, Meredith Hudnall Poole; and a brother, Brody Poole. Survivors include her father, Byron Poole; sister, Macie Poole; paternal grandparents, Meridith and Yvonne Poole; maternal grandparents, Mickey and Barbara Hudnall; and numerous other relatives and friends. Pallbearers were Jacob Fontenot, Cade Posey, Coy McGuffee, Nick Paul, Dillon Nugent, and Seth Townsend. Honorary pallbearers were David Hudnall, Carl Smith, Ricky Humphries, P. J. Westbrooks, Paul Smith and Beau Hughes.
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Shelton “Shep” Moore

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Helen L. Wallace

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