Obituaries

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29
Jul

James “Jimmy” S. Atwell

James “Jimmy” S. Atwell, 48, of West Monroe, passed from this life on Monday, July 21, 2014, at the LSU Medical Center in Shreveport. Jimmy was born November 25, 1965 in Winnfield,  and grew up in Georgetown. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, August 2, at the First Baptist Church in Urania. He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda E. White. Survivors include his father, Willie D. Atwell, and a brother, Todd M. Atwell, both of Georgetown, and a sister, Kelly M. Atwell of Olla.earers 
Tue
29
Jul

John “Jeff” Keith,

John “Jeff” Keith, 66, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Monday, July 21, 2014, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe. Services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 24, at Good Road Pentecostal Church of Jonesville with the Revs. Corey Bruce, Robert Bradley, Chad Franklin and Bryan Taylor officiating. Interment followed in the Oak Grove Cemetery at Manifest under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Weston Brown; parents, Albert and Eunice Keith; siblings, Earl K. Keith, Robert Keith, Floyd Keith, Geraldine Shipley, Linda Faye Adams, and Betty Jo Keith; and his in-laws, Pete and Francis Whatley.
Tue
29
Jul

Lynda Faye Berry Cockerham

Lynda Faye Berry Cockerham, 55, a native of Winnfield, and a longtime resident of Jena and Baton Rouge, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Lynda was a 1976 graduate of Winnfield Senior High School and earned a degree in psychology from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. She spent many years working in various capacities within the mental health field before becoming disabled due to Multiple Sclerosis.
Lynda loved cooking, fishing, bowling and being surrounded with family and friends. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. There will be an evening of reminiscence on Saturday, August 2nd. Contact the family for additional details. Survivors include her husband, Ronald “Tom” Cockerham, and their children, Robyn “Mandy” and Allen and wife Ashley, and beloved granddaughter, Avery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, National MS Society, or your favorite charity
Tue
29
Jul

Louie B. Lincecum

Louie B. Lincecum, 68, of Georgetown, passed from this life on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. He was born August 9, 1945, in Georgetown, to the union of his parents, Roy
Brown and Rosie May Coleman Lincecum. Louie was a self-employed truck driver. Services were held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, July 26, at Georgetown Baptist Church in Georgetown with the Revs. Lamar Carpenter and Bruce Maxwell officiating. Interment followed in the Lincecum Cemetery near Pollock under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Leroy Lincecum; and sisters, 
Elizabeth Lincecum and Gayle Busby. Survivors include his wife, Rachel Lincecum of Georgetown; daughter, Rose Bangan of Destin, FL; sons, DeWayne Lincecum of Tullos, Darryl Lincecum of Shreveport, Chuck Fussell of
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29
Jul

Mary A. McKnight

Tue
29
Jul

Thomas E. Nowlin, Sr

Thomas E. Nowlin, Sr., 64, of Urania, passed from this life after an extended illness, on Monday, July 21, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. Services were held at 3 p.m., Thursday, July 24, at the First Baptist Church in
Olla. Interment followed in the Olla Cemetery in Olla under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla. Survivors include his wife, Patricia A. Nowlin of Urania;  one daughter, Stacy L. Nowlin of Olla; one son, Thomas E. Nowlin, Jr., of Fort Rucker, AL; two grandsons, Dillon Bradford of Winnsboro, and Justin Bradford of Olla; and one granddaughter, Corie Bradford of Olla. Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, donate.
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29
Jul

Pamela Sue Pritchard Parker

Pamela Sue Pritchard Parker, 66, of Sulphur, passed from this life on Monday, July 21, 2014. She was born Sunday, March 28, 1948 in Alexandria to the union of her parents, Cary Fred, Sr. and Willie Mae Oglesby Pritchard.
Pamela was a registered nurse. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 26, in the chapel of Kinner and  Stevens Funeral Home in Jena with Rev. Ken Hatfield officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery east of Jena under direction of Kinner and Stevens, Inc. of Jena. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Hardy Parker; her parents; and a brother, Cary Fred Pritchard, Jr.  Survivors include two nieces raised as daughters, Michelle and Jade; two grandchildren, Tyler and Isiah; niece, Sarah Parker; cousins, Amiee, Darlene, Connie, Freddie, Gloria, and  Gayle; and numerous other family and friends. Pallbearers were Justin Lee, Don Roark, Jeremy
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29
Jul

Gladys Jewel Pittman Hudnall Willis

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29
Jul

Debbie Teague

Debbie Teague, 58, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria.  Services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 26, at Good Road Pentecostal Church of Jonesville with the Revs. Bryan Taylor and Chad Franklin officiating. Interment followed in the  Huffman Cemetery of Manifest under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald E. Moss.  Survivors include her husband, Ira Teague of Jonesville; mother, Ruby Moss; sisters, Nancy Nicholson, Sue Cluelow and Linda Monroe; brother, John Moss; and several nieces, nephews, great niece
and great nephew, along with numerous other relatives and in-laws of the Teague family. Pallbearers were Eric Morris, Dusty Edwards, Jim Wilson, Earl Lancaster, Redgie  Whatley, Toby Skinner, Matthew Teague and Levi Morris  
 
 
Tue
22
Jul

Charles Edward “Paw” McCarthy

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