Obituaries

Wed
14
Nov

Ellis Daniel Walker Campbell

Ellis Daniel Walker Campbell, Sr., 77, of Trout, departed this life on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Hardtner Medical Center in Urania. He was born August 24, 1941 in Trout to the late Link Campbell and Dorothy Walker. Ellis was a hard worker and was employed by Trout Lumber Mill, Denton Lumber Company, Tullos Lumber Company, Louisiana-Pacific, Justiss Oil Co., Belden Wire and Cable, and Mr. and Mrs. James Justiss, Jr. He was a devoted husband, father, and friend to many. Services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, at Trout Creek Baptist Church with Pastor Rev. Jamerson Jackson, officiating. Interment followed in the Webster Cemetery of Good Pine under direction of Gayden Funeral Home of Jena. He leaves to cherish his memories, his devoted wife, Celestine Campbell; three sons, Perry Beard (Angela), Ellis Campbell, Jr. (Colita), and Nicholas Campbell, Sr.

Wed
14
Nov

Samuel Leon Gulde

Samuel Leon Gulde, 52, of Belah, passed from this life on Monday, November 5, 2018, at his residence. He was born June 1, 1966 in Jena to the union of his parents, Samuel Ausmus and Gloria Jean Price Gulde. Leon was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and the Eden Fellowship Fire Department. He was a pumper for Sanchez Oil. He was also a contract welder for Gulde Welding. Services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with the Revs. Carl Gulde and Gary Norris officiating. Interment followed in the Belah Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Earl and Chessie Price, and Starling and Lola Gulde.

Wed
14
Nov

Oscar Fred Hooter, Jr.

Oscar Fred Hooter, Jr., 65, of Corpus Christi, Texas, passed from this life on Thursday, November 8, 2018 while at work offshore on Enterprise Rig 264. He was born October 18, 1953 in Jena to the union of Oscar Fred Hooter, Sr. and Anna Ruth Baldridge Hooter. He was raised in the Summerville community. Hooter was a man of super human strength and a humble heart of gold. To know him was to love him. He taught everyone how to work hard, be humble, and be kind to one another. He was unselfish in every thing he did. In the end, he went out with his boots on doing what he loved best. He enjoyed a career in the oilfield for more than 43 years. If you could put a monetary value on a man’s life based on the amount of people he influenced in a positive way, then Hooter would have been the richest man ever known. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Shady Grove United Pentecostal Church of Nebo with Revs.

Wed
14
Nov

Jerry Warren Lloyd

Jerry Warren Lloyd, 62, of Trout, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in Shreveport following a brief illness. He was born March 14, 1956 in Jena to the union of his parents, Rev. Walter and Dixie Lloyd. Jerry was a bright spirited soul and was loved by everyone who knew him. He enjoyed hog hunting, deer hunting and duck hunting with his father. He loved riding horses and was an avid reader as well. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, in the chapel of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home in Jena with the Revs. Brandon Poole and Mickey Hudnall officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery, east of Jena, under direction of Kinner and Stevens, Inc. of Jena. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Greg Lloyd; and a brother-in-law, Ed McClure.

Wed
07
Nov

Jerry W. Lloyd

Jerry Warren Lloyd, 62, of Trout, passed from this life on October 23, 2018 in Shreveport following a brief illness.
He was born March 14, 1956 in Jena to the union of his parents, Rev. Walter and Dixie Lloyd.
Jerry was a bright spirited soul and was loved by everyone who knew him. He enjoyed hog hunting, deer hunting and duck hunting with his father. He loved riding horses and was an avid reader as well.
Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, in the chapel of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home in Jena with the Revs. Brandon Poole and Mickey Hudnall officiating.
Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery, east of Jena, under direction of Kinner and Stevens, Inc. of Jena.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Greg Lloyd; and a brother-in-law, Ed McClure.

Wed
07
Nov

Dudley L. Foster

Dudley L. Foster, 87, of Georgetown, passed from this life on Friday, November 2, 2018, at his residence.
He was born on Wednesday, August 19, 1931 to the union of his parents, Edward Dan and Bertha Pace Foster.
Mr. Foster was a member of Beulah Baptist Church and retired in 1995 from International Paper (Pineville Kraft) with 26 years. He served in the U. S. Army from August 1948 to June 1952 rising to the rank of Sergeant First Class. He is a Korean Conflict veteran. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family and friends.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4, at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery near Georgetown.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Harold E. Foster.

Wed
07
Nov

Frank Martin, Jr.

Lewis Franklin “Frank” Martin, Jr., 60, of Houston, Texas, passed from this life on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, in Shenandoah, Texas, surrounded by his family.
He was born September 14, 1958 in Winnfield to the union of his parents, Frank and Lenora Martin.
Frank attended school in Lake Charles, Houston, TX and Jena, where he graduated from Jena High School. He attended Louisiana Tech University and graduated with a BS in Computer Engineering.
He was a resident of Houston, TX and employed with Harris County.
Frank is survived by his wife, Tammy Godeaux Martin; his daughters, Alicia Martin of Jena, Melissa Hoover and husband Phillip of Baton Rouge, and Ashley Martin of Alexandria; his mother, Lenora Martin of Jena; his brother, Michael Martin of Pineville; and three grandchildren, Nathan and Nicole D’Angelo and Amelia Pilcher.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis F. Martin, Sr.
A private family memorial will be held in his honor.

Wed
07
Nov

Ollye Jean James

Ollye Jean James, 64, of Georgetown, passed from this life on Monday, October 29, 2018, at the Jena Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jena.
She was born January 15, 1954 in Winnfield.
Services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 2, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with the Revs. Johnny Barnhill officiating.
Interment followed in the Lincecum Cemetery in Georgetown under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena.
She was preceded in death by her father, Dixie “Bo” Lincecum; mother, Lois Lincecum; husband, John Wayne James; three brothers, Laney Lincecum, Norman Lincecum and Herschel Lincecum.
Those left to cherish in her memory include her son, John Dwayne “Bubba” James of Alexandria; daughter, DeLois “Dede” James of Jena; three grandchildren, Koby Dwayne Arrington, Felicity Elaine Campbell, and Christian John Cockerham; brother, Micheal Lincecum of Tullos; and sister, Darlene Lofton of Urania.

Wed
07
Nov

Lawrence Campbell

Lawrence Campbell, 71, of Harrisonburg, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the Columns Nursing Home in Jonesville.
He was born Wednesday, July 16, 1947 in Natchez, MS to the union of his parents, James Robert and Emma Cupit Campbell.
Memorial services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4, at Young’s Funeral Home in Jonesville with Rev. Jerry Holland officiating.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Robert Lynn Campbell.
Survivors include one son, Brent Campbell and wife Holly of Jena; one daughter, Melinda Graham and husband Lige Graham, Jr. of Jena; his sister, Betty Campbell Dawkins and husband Imon of Vidalia; four grandsons, Dakota Graham, Cade Graham, Chaz Graham, and Garrett Campbell; one granddaughter, Elizabeth Campbell; and two great grandsons, Jacob Carlton and Gunner Graham.

Tue
30
Oct

David Evan Johnson

David Evan Johnson, 78, of Jena, passed from this life on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at Pelican Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Maurice. He was born August 17, 1940 in Jennings to his parents, Derward Dennis Johnson and Vera Mae Todd Johnson. After serving his country in the U.S. Navy, David went to Zoller Technical School and was employed by Avendale Shipyard in Lake Charles as a journeyman machinist. It was there where he met the love of his life, his wife Sue Jackson. They were married and moved to Lafayette where he attended the University of Lafayette, graduating from there with a 4-year degree in industrial engineering. He then worked at the ammunition plant in Minden. He later moved to Catahoula Parish and taught school at Sicily Island High School. He then moved to Jena and worked for Dresser Industries in Tioga, ending up teaching school at Caldwell High School and Jena High School, where he taught industrial arts and math.

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