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Jennifer Boyd

Jennifer Boyd, 46, of Trout, passed from this life on Thursday, May 1, 2017, at the Hardtner Medical Center in Urania.

She was born December 29, 1970.

Services were held at 12-noon on Thursday, May 4, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. Reid Terry officiating.

Interment followed in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Jena under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena.

She was preceded in death by her mother Betty Ann Doughty Thiels; son, Justin Craig Boyd; and brother, Charles Nathan Thiels.

Those left to cherish in her memory include her sons, Marcus Kyle Boyd and wife Josilyn of Pollock, and Caden McCann of Trout; daughter, Lindsey Kleinpeter and husband Scott of Sulphur; father, Charles Aubrey Thiels and wife Linda; brother, Scott Thiels and wife Pepper of Pineville; sister, Connie McCann and husband Joey of Trout; grandchildren, Zayne, Riley, Ryanne, Braelyn; and neices and nephews.

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Mary A. Stockman

Mary Annar Stockman, 83, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Jena.

She was born Sunday, April 15, 1934 in Harrisonburg.

Mary was a lifelong resident of Harrisonburg and pastored various churches with her husband.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 2, at New Hope Apostolic Church in Leland with the Revs. Justin Nowlin and Allen Hatten officiating.

Interment followed in the Heard Cemetery near Manifest under direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Jonesville.

She is preceded in death by her father, John Ernest Ogden; mother, Mary Annar Williams; and husband, Rev. Doyle Stockman.

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Kennith McGuffee

Kennith Mason McGuffee, 65, of Urania, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born March 28, 1952 in Monroe to the union of his parents, Oma Cary McGuffee and Earlean Thompson McGuffee.

Kennith served his country in the United States Navy in Vietnam having fulfilled six tours of service, some of which was on the USS Enterprise.

Prior to his illness he was Senior Surveyor with Lloyds Register Energy-Drilling. Kennith was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved to hunt, fish and spend time with his family and fellowship with the members of his church.

Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 28, from the sanctuary of Pinehill Baptist Church of Urania with Rev. Ed Smith and Bro. Cory Fowler officiating.

Interment with full military honors followed at the Rosefield Cemetery under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla.

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Carla Jean Fogleman

Carla Jean Fogleman, 52, of Jena, passed from this life on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at the LaSalle General Hospital of Jena.

She was born January 21, 1965 in Jena to the union of her parents, Terry King, Sr. and Billie King.

Carla was a crafter, and refurbished furniture and anything that she could paint. Carla was a poet, and loved gardening, loved the outdoors and fishing and loved animals.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 26, at Sanctuary Family Worship Center in Jena with Rev. Heath Harris officiating.

Interment followed in the Belah Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena.

She was preceded in death by her father, Terry King Sr.; and daughter, Chelsie Fogleman.

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Andrew J. Dunn, Jr.

Andrew Jackson Dunn, Jr., 63, of Jena, passed from this life on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria.

He was born February 27, 1954 in Pineville to the union of his parents, Andrew Jackson Dunn, Sr. and Mary Cordia Hooker Dunn.

Andrew was employed by Walmart as a warehouse laborer.

Services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, May 1, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. David Hutchinson and Daren Smith officiating.

Interment followed in the Belah Cemetery in the Belah Community under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joseph Lewis; and brother, Joseph Lynn Dunn.

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Mary Belle Carroll

Mary Belle Tousley Carroll, 102, of Olla, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at the Haven Nursing Center in Columbia Heights.

She was born March 22, 1915 in Olla to the union of her parents, Samuel Edwin Tousley and Teresa Prestridge Tousley.

Mary Carroll was a member of the First Baptist Church of Olla and owned and operated Carroll Building Supply in Olla from 1956 to 1986. She was a 1931 graduate of Olla Standard High School.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 28, 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 Olla.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of sixty years, James Lee Carroll, Sr.; her sister, Alice Tedllie, and two brothers, Dan E. Tousley and Edwin Tousley.

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“Snookie” Webb

Claudette Thornton “Snookie” Webb, 78, of Jena, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Kountze, Texas.

She was born September 6, 1938 in San Augustine, TX to Howard E. and Princella Evon Frazier Thornton.

Claudette had been staying with her mother in Kountze. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 22, at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee, TX, with interment following in Fellowship Cemetery in Warren, TX.

She was preceded in death by her father; husband, Billy Webb; and two sons, Allen Wayne Browning and Howard Lee Browning.

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Lee ‘Red’ Tingle

Lee Floyd “Red” Tingle, 90, of Trout, passed from this life on Friday, April 21, 2017 at his residence.

He was born March 15, 1927 in Jena to the union of his parents, Homer Andrew and Eva Foley Tingle.

Red worked for Welch Motor Company in downtown Jena as an auto mechanic for many years and retired as a shop mechanic for Justiss Oil Company of Jena.

He was a Navy veteran, having served in Okinawa, Japan during Operation Ice Berge during World War II.

Services were held at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, April 23, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with the Revs. Billy Tingle and Evelyn Thompson officiating.

Interment followed in the Belah Cemetery in Belah under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha; parents; brother, C. W. Tingle; and granddaughter, Jeanie Marie Tingle.

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Tamara Gay Smith

Tamara Gay Stroud Brown Smith, 53, of Lexington, Oklahoma, passed from this life on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Chickasaw Nation Hospital in Ada, OK following a lengthy illness.

She was born March 15, 1964 in Shreveport.

Tamara was a beautiful person, very talented, creative, and gifted in so many ways. She is truly missed and loved.

A memorial service was held April 8 at Wadley Funeral Home in Purcell, OK.

Survivors include her husband, Roger Dale Smith of Lexington, OK; one daughter, Jennifer Griffin; her parents, Lonnie and Sharon Brown; two brothers, Randall R. Stroud Brown and Lonnie Shane Brown; one sister, Mandi M. Black; and a grandson, Hayden.

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Harvey Joe Price

Harvey Joe Price, 62, of the Belah Community, passed from this life on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Riverside Hospital in Alexandria.

He was born Novmeber 30, 1954 in Jena to the union of his parents, Earl and Chessie Taylor Price.

Harvey Joe was a lifelong resident of the Belah Community and worked all this life as an oilfield contractor. He represented District 7 on the LaSalle Parish Police Jury for four years, from 1992 to 1995.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 22, in the Fellowship Baptist Church of the Belah Community with the Dr. Bill Robertson and Rev. Packy Thompson officiating.

Interment followed in the Belah Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joey Dale Price; a son, Tommy Joe Price; his parents; a brother, PFC Michael Price; and a sister, Connie Price.

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