Obituaries

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We all deal with stress in our lives

Each one of us deals with stress in our lives – some more than others. But, it is the way you handle that stress that says a lot about the kind of person you have become.  A reader sent me the following little story about how
a young lady described stress, and ways to deal with it. It has a lot of good points and I hope you enjoy reading it . . . and maybe you can get some helpful advice from the article.
 
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States show their unique side

Indeed, the truth about our country is that it’s quite diverse and nothing proves that more than a recent article this writer discovered online – “The One Can’t-Miss Event in Every State This Year” by Matt Meltzer. I haven’t heard of 
most of them, so I’ve picked ahandful to showcase. Perhaps you’ve either been to a few or will plan to attend in the future. Either way, I simply  thought they were interesting
 
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Tony Lee Dingler

Tony Lee Dingler, 47, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at his residence. He was born August 3, 1967 in Pineville. Tony was a truck driver for W. R. Trucking Company. Graveside  services were held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, at Heard Cemetery at Manifest with the Revs. A. J. Kimball and Junior Cotton officiating. Interment followed under direction of Hixson Brothers  Funeral Home of Jena. Survivors include his wife, Gloria Lea Dingler of Harrisonburg; step-sons, Kevin Reid of Harrisonburg, and Anthony Lofton of Natchez, MS; mother, Sarah Weeks and step-father, Jessie Weeks, of Harrisonburg; sister, Tina Mayo of Jena; and two step-grandchildren, Riley Lofton and Blaine Reid. Pallbearers were Cliff Butler, Curtis Butler, Jr., Eric Butler, Jason Earls, Johnny Earls, and Rusty Boothe  
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Eddie David Collins

Eddie David Collins, 78, of Shreveport, passed from this life on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at his home in Shreveport.  He was born June 8, 1936 at Jena to the union of his parents, Eddie and Ethel Collins. David was a long-time business owner in the Shreveport area and a member of the Pentecostals of Bossier City. He was a loving father and devoted husband that  loved to sing, play musical instruments, and restore antique cars. David will be greatly missed by his family and many friends and neighbors that loved him. Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the sanctuary of the Pentecostals of Bossier City with the Revs. Jerry  Dean, Joey Paul, and Shannon
Stanley officiating. Local services will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, February 4, at the Whitehall United Pentecostal Church with the Revs. Jerry Dean and Joey Paul officiating.  Interment will follow in the Collins Family Cemetery
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Elmer Leon Etheredge

Elmer Leon Etheredge, 80, of Olla, passed from this life on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Hardtner Medical  Center in Urania. He was born December 7, 1934 in Caldwell Parish to the union of Elmer and Estelle Collins Etheredge. Leon was a member of Pinehill Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was a member of the 1951 LaSalle High School  state baseball championship team, as well as a member of the football team. He graduated from LHS in 1953. Leon made his lifelong career working for Zapata Offshore in the oilfield. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, from the sanctuary of Pinehill  Baptist Church with Rev. Edward Smith officiating and Bro. Warren Maxwell delivering the eulogy. Interment followed in Pinehill Cemetery under  direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, E. L. Etheredge.
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Allen “Al” Eugene Ganey

Allen “Al” Eugene Ganey, 71, departed this life to be with Our Father and Savior  on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was born March 2, 1943 in Zenoria to the union of his parents, Gordon G.
Ganey and Bernice Stoneman Ganey. Al retired after 20 years of service in the U.S. Army as a 1st Sergeant, had served overseas and was wounded as a member of the Special Forces and received a Purple Heart in
Vietnam. He entered into the military as a young man of 17 and retired as a disabled veteran at the age of 38. He followed his military service by obtaining Bachelor of Arts degrees from Regis University in Computer
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Acie H. Murry

Acie H. Murry, Jr., 91, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, in the LaSalle General  Hospital of Jena. He was born August 21, 1923 to the union of his parents, Acie Murry, Sr. and Ione 
Thompson Murry. Acie proudly served his country in the United States Navy with the 301st Seabee Battalion. He was a veteran of World War II, Pacific Theatre. During his working life, he  was the owner and operator of his own service repair company in Jonesville, but served many customers in the La- Salle Parish area. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in the Sandy Lake Community of Catahoula Parish, a member of the Eastern Star and was on the Board and a volunteer for the American Red Cross. Acie was a 32nd degree Mason, a Shriner and past Master of Jonesville Four Rivers Lodge. He was a great storyteller and a loving father,
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Larry Don Roberts

Larry Don Roberts, 67, a native of Jena, passed from this life early Monday  morning, January 26, 2015, in New Orleans. He was born July 30,  1947 to the union of James D. “J.D.” and Matilda Roberts of Jena. The Roberts 
family operated Jena Auto Company for many years. As of press time on Monday, arrangements were incomplete but will be announced at a later time. 
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Leona Madelene Rogers

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Earl Victor Ramsey, Jr.

Earl Victor Ramsey, Jr., 89, of Canfield, Ohio, and a native of Urania, passed from this life on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Earl was born March  3, 1925 in Urania, a son of the late Earl Victor and Mamie Ann Ramsey, Sr. He was  a disabled World War II Veteran having served his country in the U.S. Army from 1943-1946. Earl worked for General Motors for 33 years, starting his career with General Motors at the Baltimore, Maryland Chevrolet Plant . He

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