Obituaries

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George W. Hailey

George W. Hailey

George Wesley Hailey, 48, of Jena, was called home to meet his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

He was born on Sunday, May 7, 1972 in Jasper, Texas.

George spent most of his childhood and adult life in Jena, LA. George had a love for the oilfield, following in the footsteps of his father and his older brother, Benny. He held many positions over the years. He began his oilfield career as a Roughneck then worked his way up to Derrickman, Driller, Toolpusher, Directional Driller and Drilling Consultant.

He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a free spirit who loved riding his motorcycle, watching the Saints football team, and traveling extensively.

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Bonnie Jo Frisby

Bonnie Jo Frisby

Bonnie Jo Smith Frisby, 65, of Urania, passed from this life on Friday, November 6, 2020, at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge.

She loved church, cooking, fishing, camping and being around water.

Services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10, at Urania Pentecostal Church with Rev. Clay Hutto officiating.

Interment followed in the Urania Cemetery in Urania under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria.

She was preceded in death by her father, Aubrey Smith Sr.; mother, Carrie Smith; brother, Eugene Lincecum; grandson, Curtis Allen; and granddaughter, Kristin Crooks.

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James Noe Franklin

James Noe Franklin

James Noe Franklin, 81, of Grayson, was received into Heaven on Saturday, November 7, 2020.

He was born December 12, 1938 in Olla to the union of his family, Andrew and Tabitha Franklin.

James lived in LaSalle Parish most of his life until marrying Louise and he then moved to Grayson. He worked for International Paper for 25 years as a machine mechanic until he retired.

He was never a man to be idle and he continued to keep himself busy mowing yards and helping others in any way he could. He was a faithful member of Columbia Heights Baptist Church. He was a devoted Christian and loved his church, where he enjoyed helping out by cleaning and mowing the church grounds.

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Ramona Ann Flower

Ramona Ann Flower

Ramona Ann Flower, 92, of Jena, was received into heaven on Monday, November 2, 2020, suddenly in Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria.

She was born September 24, 1928 to the union of her parents, Glen Alden and Emogene Sophia Chandler Walker.

Ramona was a sweet spirited soul and enjoyed quilting, and collecting owl memorabilia. She was a devoted Christian and loved her Lord and Savior, loved her church, and her family.

Never a more precious sweeter smile has ever been known which was an outward appearance of her sweet heart. She will certainly be missed by her family and a host of friends.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 6 in the chapel of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home in Jena with Rev. Brandon Poole officiating.

Interment followed in the Tidwell Landing Cemetery in the Sharptown Community under direction of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena.

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Judy “Cathy” Deville

Judy “Cathy” Deville

Judy “Cathy” Deville, 66, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, November 6, 2020, after a brief battle with cancer.

She was born December 31, 1953 in Ferriday to the union of her parents, Tom and Alta Mae Hamilton.

Cathy was a homemaker and loved to paint and spend time with family. She also loved the outdoors and working in the garden and her flowers.

Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 9, in the Heard Cemetery near Manifest with the Revs. Ricky Gresham and Chris Hamilton officiating.

Interment followed under direction of White Oaks Funeral Home of Alexandria.

She was preceded in death by a son, Curtis Deville; her parents; and infant sister, Tammy Jean Hamilton.

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Rev. Crawford Coon

Rev. Crawford Coon

Rev. Crawford Coon, 79, a well known Pentecostal Minister of Jena, was received into Heaven last Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Crawford Doyle Coon was the third child born to Bennie and Beulah Jeter Coon; they were married Oct. 31, 1928. He was named after two ministers - Crawford Guin and Alan Doyle. He was blessed with an older brother L.C. Coon (now deceased) and an older sister Mae Coon Joy (now deceased) whom he called Sister. He had two younger sisters Theresa Coon Mills [now deceased], and Jolene Coon Newton, and a younger brother David Guy Coon.

Crawford was born at home Dec. 20,1940 near Gelvin’s Creek between Whitehall and Nebo. He enjoyed a wonderful life in the country with his family he loved so well. He attended and graduated from Jena High School in 1959. He went on to obtain a Masters Degree in Theology.

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Lela Montez Davis

Lela Montez Davis, 88, of Jena, passed from this life on Monday, November 2, 2020, in Winnsboro.

She was born Friday, January 8, 1932 to the union of her parents, William Travis Turner and Virgil Mize Turner.

Montez was a homemaker and worked at the Tensas Nursing Home; she went on to the vocational school in Ferriday where she received her Nursing Aid Certification. Montez was a founding member of Maryland Baptist Church of St. Joe. She was an amazing woman, always lending a helping hand to anyone.

Graveside services were held at Legion Memorial on Thursday, November 5, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Larry Foster officiating.

Interment followed under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Jonesville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Griffin Davis; brother, J.L. Turner; and her twin sister, Lula Modez Turner Murphy.

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Webb Rolon Brown

Webb Rolon Brown

Webb Rolon Brown, 68, passed away on Monday, November 2, 2020, in Port Gibson, Mississippi.

He was born June 23, 1952.

Rolon was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed wood working.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, at Utility Baptist Church near Jonesville with Revs. Dustin Robertson and Chad Franklin officiating.

Interment followed in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Manifest under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elbern Brown and Mildred Tolbert Terry; and brother, Leo Brown.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 40 years, Pamela Brown; loving father to Kimberly (Robert) Heimbach, Brent (Erin) Brown and Kylie (Bobby) Brock; grandfather to Dustin Paris, Austin Paris, Alecia Aguilar, Aiden Brock, Tyler, Maggie and Chase Brown; sister, Judy Francis; and a host of nieces and nephews.

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Adam D. Breithaupt

Adam D. Breithaupt

Adam D. Breithaupt, 37, of West Monroe, and a native of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, October 30, 2020 in Clayton.

He was born Monday, July 11, 1983. A private grave

A private graveside service was held Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Pine Grove Cemetery at Rhinehart under direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Jonesville.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Dennis Breithaupt; and brother, Sherwood Breithaupt.

Adam leaves behind his wife, Sharron Rose Austin Breithaupt of West Monroe; his precious children, Natalie Grace Breithaupt, Tyler Blake Guy, Elizabeth Star Taylor, Rebecca Christine Taylor, and Hope AnnaLynn Taylor; mother, Cheryl Lynn Whittington Brazzel; two grandchildren, Jeremiah Daniel Taylor and Leilani Grace Taylor; three sisters, Sheila Martin, Amy Breithaupt, and Sherrie Blood; and brother, Gary Breithaupt.

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Steven L. Triplett

Steven Lloyd Triplett 67, of Jena, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at his home.

He was born August 27,1953 to the union of Lloyd and Jeanee Triplett at Fort Leonard Wood, MO.

He served his country in the United States Air Force as a medic at McDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. He was very proud of his military service and the fact he followed in the footsteps of his military father.

Upon discharge, he attended Hillsborough Community College where he received his Nursing Degree. He worked for the next 35 years at St Joseph Medical Center in various capacities. He was a Life Flight nurse for 15 years. His remaining career was as an emergency room nurse and a stroke and heart nurse prior to his retirement in 2015.

On May 8, 2010, Steve married Debby Hadley Mattison in Williamsville, MO.

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