Obituaries

Obituaries

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Robert “T-Bob” Cassels, Jr., 78, of the Rosefield Community, passed from this life on Sunday, Sep

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Chuckey Marvin Foley, 57, of Orlando, Florida and a native of Jena, LA, passed away to be with th

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Shirley Beth Hatten, 77, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the LaS

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mary Parker Valentine Taylor, 94, of the Belah Community near Jena, passed from this life on Wedn

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Burnis L.

Mon
04
Jun

Harry K. Henson

Harry K. Henson, 75, of Greensboro, NC, and formerly of Tullos, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Hospice & Palliative Care of Greensboro’s Beacon Place. A private celebration of his life will be held for the family Father’s Day weekend. Everyone knew him as “Harry K,” and also as Papaw, KK, Crow and Eureka. He was born to the union of Harry Henry Henson and Pauline Knouse Henson in Pleasant Hill, La. on December 29th, 1942. He and his family later moved to Jefferson, Texas where he lived until the age of 10. The family then moved to Urania, La. where he met the love of his life, at age 11. As a young teen, Harry K. enjoyed hiking and exploring the local dense forests and was in awe of the historical loblolly pines not far from his home. His love of nature extended to many years of white perch fishing. He loved the study of world history and government and was very accomplished in his knowledge of both.

Mon
04
Jun

John Tatum Atkins

John Tatum Atkins, 38, of Tullos, passed from this life on Friday, June 1, 2018. He was born Tuesday, April 15, 1980 in Pineville. John was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, located west of Tullos, and was a graduate of CLTCC, Huey P. Long Campus with a 4.0 G.P.A Welding Diploma. He was also a 2000 graduate of LaSalle High School and was employed by McCartney Well Service of Tullos. John was also a welder for Turner Industries. He was a loving son, brother, and father. John loved the woods, history, working, music, and singing. Services were held Tuesday, June 5, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Duane Moreno officiating. Interment followed in the Calvary Cemetery, west of Tullos, under direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Carl Waters, J.O., Sr. and Yvonne Long Atkins; and uncle, Jimmy Waters.

Fri
25
May

Marilyn MitchellRobert Glenn Buckelew

Robert Glenn Buckelew, 81, of Jena, passed from this life on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Jena Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Jena. He was born December 26, 1936 in Grant Parish to Robert Lee and Ruby Corbitt Buckelew. Glenn was retired from the oilfield industry. He held various position within the industry during his career. Glenn enjoyed gardening as well as other outdoor activities. He especially treasured the friendships he formed during his daily walks on the town recreation trail. He was an avid hunter and fisherman prior to his retirement. He was a loving husband, Daddy and Pop. Graveside services were held in the Woodland Cemetery, east of Jena, with interment following under direction of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Fri
25
May

Marilyn Mitchell

Marilyn Faye Mitchell, 62, of Wildsville, passed from this life on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the LaSalle General Hospital of Jena. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, May 25, at Evangeline Baptist Church of Wildsville with Pastor Curtis Smith officiating. She was preceded in death by her father, Rollie Mitchell, Jr. and mother, Freda Faye Mitchell of Wildsville; and sister, Carolyn Brocato of Slidell. Those left to cherish her memory include her daugters, Hope McMillin and Summer McMillin, both of Jonesville; one granddaughter, Jaden Meyers of Jonesville; and a nephew, Mitch Brocato and wife Krissy of Slidell.

Fri
25
May

Alice Sue Redich

Alice Redich, 67, of Jena, passed from this life on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at her residence. She was born December 13, 1950 in Bastrop to the union of her parents, Fred and Thelma Marie Bradford Whittn. Memorial services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 26, at Cross Roads Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, William Perry Whittn. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Phillip Redich of Jena; son, William Pecou, Jr. of Patterson; daughters, Dawn Meshell Dimler of Canton, GA, and Rachel Lynn Elliot of Jasper, GA; brother, Micheal Whittn of Pheonix, AZ; grandchildren, Ryan Rampley, Taylor and Catlyn Pecou, Tiffany Dimler, Katy Bachman; and great-granddaughter, Cadence Bachman.

Mon
21
May

Sheila Ratcliff Paul

Sheila Ratcliff Paul, 63, passed from this life on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. Sheila loved to cook and feed her family, loved her pets and loved her church family and playing the piano. The Lord and her family were the two most important things in her life. Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 19, at Jonesville Church of God with the Revs. Marion Trisler, Jr., Terry Deville, Tim Crooks, and Brad Crooks officiating. Interment followed in the Eva Church of God Cemetery in Monterey under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe L. (Jay) Ratcliff and Mable Crouch Ratcliff.

Mon
21
May

James Wilson Curry

James “Wilson” Curry, 63, of Curry, Louisiana, passed from this life on Monday, May 14, 2018. He was born August 26, 1954 in Winnfield to the union of Phillip and Lois Curry. Wilson lovingly served his Lord and Savior as a Deacon at Georgetown Baptist Church. He was a Master Mason and worked in the Petroleum Industry his entire life. He was an avid duck hunter and loved those early morning hunts. His true passion was to spend time with his family and his best friend and wife, Karen, of 45 years. Lovingly known as “Bop” by those dear to his heart, he was a gentle giant with a heart as big as he was. He never met a stranger and loved to reminisce whenever he had the chance. A celebration of his life was held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 18, at Georgetown Baptist Church with the Revs. Carl Griffith and Todd Whittington officiating. Masonic graveside services followed at 1 p.m. at the Crossroads Cemetery, west of Tullos, under direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

Mon
21
May

Donald L. Cooper

Donald Lawrence Cooper, 73, of Rogers Community, passed from this life on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at the Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria. He was born Jauaury 11, 1945 in Clarks to the union of Lawrence and Ludie Auttonberry Cooper. Donald was a member of Hurricane Creek Baptist Church and worked as a superintendent for Twin City Electric for 25 years and was also a cook in the Louisiana National Guard for 6 years. He loved hunting and fishing and Saints football. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 19, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. Interment followed in the Hurricane Creek Cemetery in the Hurricane Creek Community under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc of Jena.

Mon
14
May

Rev. Preston Holder

Rev. Preston Holder, 89, of Jonesville, and a former resident of LaSalle Parish, passed from this life on Friday, May 4, 2018, at the Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria. Rev. Holder was a retired Baptist minister, having served as pastor of Pine Grove Baptist Church of Rhinehart, as well as many other churches in this area. He was also a former employee in the petroleum industry. While he was pastor at Pine Grove, he assisted his wife, Ruby, in establishing the first Mission House in Jena. Services were held at 3 p.m., Friday, May 11, at the Pine Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Scotty McDowell, Dennis Baker, Craig James, and Mickey Hudnall officiating. Interment followed in the Pine Grove Cemetery of Rhinehart under direction of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena.

Mon
14
May

“Donnie” Littl

Bennie “Donnie” Littleton, 67, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at the Jena Nursing and Rehab Center in Jena. Donnie was an avid outdoorsman and loved spending time with his family. Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 11, at the Sandy Lake United Pentecostal Church in the Sandy Lake Community of Catahoula Parish with the Revs. Joel Ford and Tommy Cotten officiating. Interment followed in the Heard Cemetery of Manifest under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his father, Cornelius “Sud” Littleton; mother, Delcie Hunter Littleton; and one brother, Lenord Littleton. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Carlene Littleton; son, Dewain Littleton and wife Jodie; son, Chad Littleton and fiancé Onita; daughter, Dawn Littleton Fowler; eight grandkids; and a host of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Ronnie “Slick” Adams, Tony Adams, Ronnie Adams, Derek Adams, Michael Adams and Stanley Gardner.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Obituaries