Obituaries

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14
Jan

Brenda A. Hawthorne Garrard

Brenda A. Hawthorne Garrard, 66, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Thursday, January 9, 2014. Services were held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Harrisonburg United Pentecostal Church with the Revs. David Bailey, Chuck Fritz and Lionel Hatten officiating. Interment followed in the Harrisonburg Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Jonesville. She was preceded in death by her brother, Kenny Hawthorne.
Survivors include her parents, Louis Kenneth and Betty A. Hawthorne of Harrisonburg; two brothers, Jimmy Snyder and wife Joyce of Carlisle, PA, and Robert Workman and wife Lynn of Harrisonburg; sister, Betty Jean
Boothe and husband Hilton of Jonesville; sister-in-law, Patti C. Mizell of Harrisonburg; nieces, Tamara Mayo, Mendy Boothe, Cherish Ellerbe, and Melissa Ewing; nephew, Kyle Alagood; and a host of family and friends.
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14
Jan

Emma Faye Kleinpeter

Emma Faye Kleinpeter, 70, of Nebo, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at the Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria.  She was born July 25, 1943 in Nebo to the union of Lelon and Dollie Francis Elliott. Mrs. Kleinpeter was a cosmetologist and was a native of Nebo, but lived in Georgia for a short time. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, and she loved to travel and go camping.Services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 10, at Shady Grove United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Curtis Thornton officiating. Interment followed in the Nebo Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Scott Nathaniel Kleinpeter; a daughter, Rhonda Kaye Kleinpeter; and a brother, Curtis Elliott. Survivors include her husband of 52½-years, Carey Kleinpeter of Nebo; a son,
Tue
14
Jan

Howard Leon Lincecum

Howard Leon Lincecum, 83, of Georgetown, passed from this life on Friday, January 10, 2014. He was born Wednesday, August 27, 1930, to the union of his parents, George Dee and Ethel Lincecum. Services were held at 2
p.m., Sunday, Jan. 12, at Lincecum Baptist Church of Georgetown with the Revs. Allen Hatten and Scott Tilton officiating. Interment followed in the Lincecum Cemetery of Georgetown under direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Kathleen Harrison Lincecum; and siblings, Perry Lincecum, Charlie Lincecum, and Estelle Alwhite. Survivors include his daughter, Dewana Lincecum
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14
Jan

Judith “Nell” Billings Russell

Judith “Nell” Billings Russell, 80, passed from this life on Thursday, Janaury 9, 2014, at Riverside Hospital in Alexandria. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, spending time with her family, decorating her home and loved Christmas time. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11, at East Jena Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Tarver officiating. Interment followed in the Taylor Chapel Cemetery of Summerville under direction
Tue
07
Jan

Earl Reeves

Earl Reeves, 86, of Belah, passed from this life on Monday, December 30, 2013, at the LaSalle General Hospital of Jena. He was born May 31, 1927 in Jena to the union of his parents, Tom Earl and Mattie Roark Reeves.
Mr. Reeves was a retired lineman for Concordia Electric Cooperative and was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Belah. Services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 1, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. Rick Feazell officiating. Interment followed in the Belah Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Robert Garrett; and two great
Tue
07
Jan

Lila Lee Roark

Lila Lee Roark, 80, of Olla, passed from this life on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at LaSalle General Hospital of Jena. She was born September 24, 1933 in Jena to the union of her parents, Elias Poole and Hattie Poole.
Mrs. Roark was a custodian for Jena Junior High School in Jena. Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3, at Antioch Free Methodist Church with Rev. Glen Roark officiating. Interment followed in the Antioch Free Methodist
Church Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thurman Roark; sons, Terry Roark and Justin Roark; and grandson, Terry Breithaupt.
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07
Jan

James “Jimmie” Humphries

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07
Jan

James Willis Sones

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07
Jan

Pauline Banks Ainsworth

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07
Jan

Katherine Jean Franklin Ellerbe

Katherine Jean Franklin Ellerbe, 71, of Columbia, passed from this life on Friday, January 3, 2014, at the Haven Nursing Center in Columbia Heights, following an extended illness. She was born March 22, 1943 in Monroe to the union of her parents, Charlie Bruce and Alice Lucy Wall Franklin. Katherine was a 1961 graduate of Columbia High School and went on to further her education at Northeast Louisiana State University (now University of Louisiana at Monroe), obtaining her degree in accounting. During her senior year at Columbia High School, she was honored to represent Louisiana at the national FBLA spelling bee in Washington, D.C., which she won

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