Obituaries

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Billy Wayne Spann

Billy Wayne Spann, 55, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at the LSU Medical Center in Shreveport. He was born May 18, 1961 in Jonesville to the union of his parents, Henry and Mildred Spann. Billy Wayne did many things in his life. He was an iron worker and a turtle farmer among other things, but his true passion was always the water. He was a fisherman at heart and truly a special individual. Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 29, at Patton Baptist Church with the Revs. Juane McClure and Bill Cotton officiating. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Henry Jeff Spann; his in-laws, Bill and Arlene Coker; and a sister-in-law, Francis Wyles. Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Beverly Coker Spann; one son, Henry Wayne Spann; Howard Spann and wife Kathy, Johnnie Spann and wife Mary, Judy Cotton and husband Mark, Hank Spann and wife Sonja, Sandra Spann, and many nieces and nephews along with many great nieces and nephews.

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Mathilda Guyon

Mathilda B. Guyon, 80, of Lafayette, passed from this life on Friday, May 27, 2016, at AMG Specialty Hospital in Lafayette. She was born January 29, 1936 in New Orleans to the union of her parents, Justin and Emily Ballay. Mrs. Guyon was a homemaker and manager of Port Sulfur High School cafeteria for many years. She was a great, loving mother and grandmother. Services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 31, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia with Rev. Lee Williams officiating. Interment followed in the Rosefield Cemetery at Rosefield under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Alton Guyon; daughter, Angela Suzanne Guyon; and her parents.

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Ann Nethery Talley

Edith Ann Nethery Talley, 81, of Olla, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at the Haven Nursing Center in Columbia Heights, following an extended illness. She was born October 27, 1934 in Olla to the union of her parents, Wilbur P. Nethery and Edith Brandin Nethery. Ann was a member of the Pinewood Garden Club in Olla and avid Bridge player. She loved flower gardening and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Olla. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 4, from the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Olla with Rev. Greg Dunn officiating. Interment followed in the Olla Cemetery under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia/Olla. She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Stephen Kyle Talley; her daughter, Mauri Ann Talley; her brother, Glen Nethery; and her sisters, Wilma Raye Zeagler and Betty Jo McDonald.

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Carole Lea Kirtland

Carole Lea Wallace Kirtland, 74, of Pollock and formerly of Trout, passed from this life on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 in Pollock. She was born in Urania, March 12, 1942, to the union of Buster Wayne and Emma Falice (Roark) Wallace. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 6, in the Belah Cemetery in the Belah Community with Rev. Johnnie Phillips officiating. Interment followed under direction of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, John Wallace and Robert Wallace; and a son-in-law, Patrick Hebert, Jr. Survivors include three daughters, DeAnn Hebert, Robin Hartranft and David Stanfield, all of Ville Platte, and Brenda Ackerman and husband John of Pollock; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Pallbearers were John Ackerman, Dallas Kirtland, Emily Ackerman, Glynn Kirtland, Tabitha Ameen and Samuel Ameen.

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Jimmie B. Doughty

Jimmie Faye Bignar Doughty, 79, of Farmington, Arkansas, and a native of LaSalle Parish, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR. She was born January 22, 1937 in Jena to the union of her parents, William Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Hudnall Bignar. Services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, May 9, in the chapel of Luginbuel Funeral Home in Prairie Grove, AR. Interment was in the Tidwell Landing Cemetery near Nebo, under arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home. She was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers and sisters. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, the Rev.

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Sharon Stowers Wise

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J. Tuffy Parish

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Duell S. Moreland

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Geraldine “Jeri” Lytle

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Oliver ‘Ollie’ Boyd

Oliver “Ollie” Boyd, 85, a native of Jena and resident of Jackson, Louisiana, passed from this life on Friday, May 20, 2016. Ollie was the retired owner of Southern Inspection Services and was a veteran of the United States Navy. Services where held at 1 p.m., Monday, May 23, at the Second Baptist Church in Jackson with Rev. Clark Fooshe, Jr. officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. He was preceded in death by step-sons, Raymond Tyler and Michael Tyler; parents, Lillie and Jeff Boyd; brothers, Chan Boyd, Tommy Boyd, Ed Boyd, Bruce Boyd, Earcel Boyd, Billy Boyd, Lloyd Boyd, and Rollo Boyd; and sisters, Lillie Mae Hinson, Nell Cowart, Sarah Neal, Jereane Arntson, and two infant sisters. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Patricia Boyd of Jackson; one daughter, Connie Deeds and husband Sammy; and two sons, Jeffery Boyd and Neal Boyd and wife Becca.

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