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    Kenneth Wayne Lee

    Funeral services for Kenneth Wayne Lee will be held Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Minden, Louisiana with Bro. Jim Crain and Bro. Doug Gregg officiating. Interment will follow at Old Shongaloo, Louisiana under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.  Kenneth Wayne Lee was born January 7, 1935 and went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday October 13, 2019. Wayne, as he was called by family and friends, was born in Shongaloo, Louisiana but moved to Minden when he was…

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    Lynda Louise Vetor Collins

    Lynda Louise Vetor Collins, age 79 of Dubberly, Louisiana passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at her home after several months’ illness. Lynda was born on February 19, 1940 in Grosse Point, Michigan, the daughter of Andrew F. Vetor and Ruby Parrish Vetor, who predeceased her. She graduated from Mt. Clemens High School in Michigan. She married Bobby G. Collins on October 18, 1958 at Maranatha Baptist Church in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. The high-school sweethearts were married seven days short of 61 wonderful years. Lynda and Bobby moved their family to his home state of Louisiana in 1970. They located initially in Vivian, Louisiana, eventually settling in Dubberly for…

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    Odessa Lucille (Pennington) King

     Odessa Lucille (Pennington) King was a long time resident of Minden. Odessa was born in Monroe, LA January 25, 1948 to Bennie and Iris Pennington. Odessa passed away September 21, 2019 in Minden, LA. Odessa is predeceased in death by her father, Bennie Pennington. She is survived by her mother, Iris O. Nelson of Minden, brother, Gene Pennington and wife, Margie of Gloster, LA, sister, Becky Schench of Gladwater, TX, son Dennis Morgan of Minden, daughter, Diane Thompson of Minden, and her longtime boyfriend, Bill Rembert of Haughton. Odessa had five grandkids, Ashley Norman of Minden, Sean Morgan of Shreveport, Kimberly Hortman of Brouddard, LA, Amber Shirey of Minden, Leslie…

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    Tommy Washington

    Our beloved Tommy Washington was born on February 13, 1958 in Shreveport, la to James & Bertha Washington, he was the fifth of eight children. At an early age, Tommy accepted Christ at St. Rest Baptist Church in Minden, LA. However, in his later life, Tommy re-devoted his life to God at Valley Springs Baptist Church. He had a special relationship with God. Tommy attended school in minden, LA. He was a hard worker all of his life! Tommy worked at McInnis Construction for many years until his health began to fail. A Man of many talents, but his true passion was carpentry & hunting! Those two things he missed…

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    Naomi “Ruth” Brewer

    Naomi “Ruth” Brewer, age 73, of Joplin, passed away on Tuesday October 8, 2019, at her home, following an illness. Ruth was born on October 28, 1945 in Plainview, AR, the daughter of the late James Foster Forrest and Georgia Mozell (Adaire) Forrest. She attended Waldron High School and Central Bible College in Springfield, MO. She married Vernon Brewer on June 15, 1963 in Scott County AR. Together they had one daughter. She was a devoted wife, mother and granny. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church and served as a pastor’s wife for many years. In June of 2000 she became a licensed Minister. She owned…

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    Annie Ruth Murray

    Ms. Annie Ruth Murray was called home by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 1 2019 at North Louisiana Medical Center in Ruston, Louisiana. Annie was born on Sept. 2, 1941 in Doyline, Louisiana to the late Charlie and Dinkie Murray. At the age of 10 years old, Annie joined New Zion Baptist Church in Doyline, Louisiana. In 1962, her family moved to Minden, Louisiana, where Annie united with Jerusalem Baptist Church, where she remained a faithful member until her health failed.  Annie was a 1959 Webster High School graduate. Annie’s hobbies included: she taught herself how to play the piano, singer, loved to knit, worked word search…

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    Tracy Leon McLemore

    A celebration of life for Tracy Leon McLemore will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Sibley United Methodist Church in Sibley, Louisiana with Pastor Dustin Warren officiating. A ceremony with military honors will follow the service next door to the church at Lane Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning.  Tracy “Buster” Leon McLemore, was born December 23rd, 1953 and died October 3rd, 2019 at the age of 65 at his home in Sibley, Louisiana.  Tracy was born in Minden, Louisiana to Tracy A. McLemore and Alys Tharpe McLemore. He graduated from C.E. Byrd High School in 1971. Tracy served…

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    Robert Howard Moore

     Funeral services for Robert Howard Moore, 89, of Ringgold, LA will be held at 12:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 8, 2019 in Rockett Funeral Home Chapel, Ringgold, LA.  Officiating will be grandson, Rob Moore and Bro. James Morgan.  Burial will follow in Springhill Cemetery, Ringgold, LA.  Visitation will be Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. until service time at Rockett Funeral Home, Ringgold, LA.   Howard was born October 11, 1929 in Hall Summit, LA and passed away October 6, 2019 in Ringgold, LA.  He married Betty Jean Salter in 1948.  She was always at his side working, fishing, hunting, and spending time with the family. He went to work…

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    Lola Mae Terral

    Funeral services for Lola Mae Terral will be held Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Minden, Louisiana with Bro. Chet Johnson officiating and Bro. Richard Methvin assisting. Interment will follow at Beulah Cemetery in Farmerville, Louisiana under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.  Lola Mae Terral, age 91, of Minden, met her Lord and Savior on October 4, 2019. She was born August 8, 1928 in England, Arkansas to Ervin and Willie Lunsford. Lola Graduated from Jena High School. She…

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    George Eugene “Gene” Basinger

    Funeral services for Mr. George Eugene “Gene” Basinger, 88, of West Memphis, AR were held at 2 PM on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at Bailey Funeral Home – Springhill. Interment will followed in Old Sarepta Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home. Gene was born on August 4th, 1931 in Sarepta, LA to Maggie Ola Bullock and James Frank Basinger. He grew up in a very large family which included his siblings, Leola, James Thomas, Florance, Murphie, Nolan, Marjorie, John D., Jimmy, Carl, O.C., Bill, Joyce, Carolyn, Norville, and Sonny Staggs. Mr. Basinger proudly served his country in the Air Force. In January 1952, Gene married Margaret Helen Morris…

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    Howard W. Hughes

    Funeral services for Howard W. Hughes will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Randy Ray officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery south of Gibsland, Louisiana. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until service time.  Howard was born October 1, 1938 in Bastrop, Louisiana and entered into rest October 2, 2019 at his home in Minden, Louisiana.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Louie “Buck” and Mary Edna Rawls, wife Kathryn Hughes, son, Howard Bradley Hughes, and brother, Robert Hughes.  He is survived by his son, Eric Hughes of Nevada, daughter,…

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    Bonnie Youngblood Bryant

    Bonnie Youngblood  Bryant, of Minden, Louisiana  went home to be with our Lord on Saturday, September 7, 2019. She passed away at Cornerstone Rehabilitation Hospital in Bossier City, Louisiana where she and the family received excellent care and compassion during her time there.   Bonnie was born on the 24th day of February, 1930 in Walker, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her parents Willard W. and Lois Hefner Youngblood and husband Joe B. Bryant.  She is survived by daughter, Jo Ellen Walley (Ben) of Palestine TX;  son, Barry Bryant (Anzhella) of Oklahoma City, OK;   and daughter, Donna Bryant of Minden, La;  brother, Bobby Youngblood (Shirley)  of Benton,…

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    Ralph T. Pearson

    Ralph T. Pearson  Funeral services for Ralph T. Pearson will be held Friday, September 27, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana. Interment will follow at Whispering Pines Cemetery in Minden, Louisiana. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. prior the service.  Ralph was born December 28, 1946 in Minden, Louisiana and entered into rest September 25, 2019 in Minden, Louisiana.  He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Myrtle Pearson, wife, Lacretta Pearson, daughter, Angela Walker, and brothers, Ira, William and Joe Pearson.  He is survived by his son, Delbert Wayne Mathews, daughter, Adel Mathews, sisters, Effie Cox, Georgia Campbell, Gloria…

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    Amy Rene’ Hatler

    Memorial services for Amy Rene’ Hatler will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Minden (Louisiana). The family will receive friends from 2:30 p.m. until service time at the church.  Amy was born November 3, 1977 in Franklin, Louisiana and entered into rest September 2, 2019 in Minden, Louisiana. Amy fought a brave battle with Stage 4 cancer for 20 months. Her tenacity, feisty spirit, and positive outlook on life were an inspiration to all those who followed her journey. During her final days, Amy was under the care of Regional Hospice and was surrounded by several family members when she drew her…

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    Virginia Dale Bass

    Graveside services for Virginia Dale Bass will be held Friday, September 27, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Gardens of Memory in Minden, Louisiana.  Virginia was born January 13, 1937 in Minden, Louisiana and entered into rest September 21, 2019 in Shreveport, Louisiana.  She was preceded in death by her parents Henry L. and Mary L. Morgan and her husband Harley Don Bass.  She is survived by her brother, Bobby L. Morgan and wife June, nephew Dan Morgan and wife Cindy, great nieces, Jennifer M. Platt and husband Jonathan and Amy M. Tomasek and husband Robert. Rose-Neath Funeral Home  211 Murrell Street  Minden, Louisiana 71055  (318) 377-3412  View Original Notice →…

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    Linda Ann Rickman

    Memorial services for Linda Ann Rickman will be held September 22, 2019 at 1 p.m. at The City On A Hill United Pentecostal Church on Hwy 531 in Minden, Louisiana.  Linda Ann Rickman passed away peacefully on September 1, 2019 at home. She was born September 15, 1943 in Spartanburg, SC to Leonard and Louise Morgan.  Ann is preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Louise Morgan, her husband of 58 years, Jr. Rickman, her sister, Cathy Cox, and brother, Dewey Morgan.  She is survived by her sons, Chuckie Rickman, Keith Rickman, Matt Lewis and daughter, Tammy Wynn, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Ann will…

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    Shirley Dunn Batres

    Funeral services celebrating the life of Shirley Dunn Batres will be held Monday, September 23, 2019 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Fred Wideman officiating at First United Methodist Church in Minden, Louisiana under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Minden, Louisiana. The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana. Shirley was born January 25, 1935 in Minden, Louisiana, moved to California in 1955, raised five boys and retired back to Minden April 12, 2000. Shirley entered into rest, September 16, 2019 in Minden, Louisiana.  She was…

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    Hubert James “Jim” Barnette, Jr.

    Funeral services for Hubert James “Jim” Barnette, Jr., 84, will be held Friday, September 20, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Wayne Howington officiating. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden, Louisiana. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.  Jim was born February 27, 1935 in Minden, Louisiana to the union of Hubert J. Barnette. Sr. and Mary Lee Lessel Barnette.  Jim was called peacefully by the Lord to change his address to Heaven on September 17, 2019 while at the Minden Medical Center.  Jim was a man…

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    Edward “Jack” Ford

    Funeral services for Edward “Jack” Ford will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Holly Springs Baptist Church in Homer, Louisiana with Rev. Byron Longino officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Springs Cemetery in Homer, Louisiana under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.  Jack was born August 9, 1934 in Homer, Louisiana and entered into rest September 16, 2019 in Homer, Louisiana. He is survived by his wife, Mary “Sue” Ford, sons, Douglas E.  Ford and wife Suzanne of Homer, Daniel K. Ford and…

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    Dixie Garner

    Funeral services for Dixie Garner will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church Doyline, Louisiana with Rev. Paul Pearson officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana.  Dixie was born November 9, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois and entered into rest September 15, 2019 in Doyline, Louisiana.  She is survived by her husband, Dallas Garner of Doyline, sons, Danny Garner and wife Ouida of Cotton Valley and David Garner and wife Kathy of Oil City, daughters, Melody Simpson and husband Mark of Splendora, Texas and Vicki Hale and husband Steve of Doyline,…

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    Martha Brooks (Samuel) (Hodnett) Stein

    Martha Brooks Stein had many chapters in her life, and was known by many names. Her earthly journey ended on August 29, 2019, at Northshore Health and Rehab in Loveland, Colorado. It began on October 10, 1946, when she was born to Brooks and Betty Wall Stein in Homer, Louisiana. The family moved to Colorado.   When circumstances ended that chapter, Martha and Betty returned to Homer to live with family. She became known as Martha Samuel, when her mother remarried and the family relocated in Minden. There, she was joined by two brothers.  Martha grew up in Minden, attending Minden High School and becoming one of the founding members of…

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    Charlie Ethridge, Jr.

    Graveside services for Charlie Ethridge, Jr. will be held Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Minden, Louisiana with military honors. Officiating will be Rev. Robert Dandridge. There will be no visitation.  Charlie was born October 8, 1924 in Couchwood, Louisiana and entered into rest September 11, 2019 in Minden, Louisiana. He served his country in the United States Army.  He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Ethridge, grandson, Charles White, sisters Mrs. H.H. Brister and Mrs. W. H. Hagan and brothers, Johnny, Curtis, and Melvin Ethridge.  He is survived by his daughter, Diane White and husband James of Minden, grandson Britton…

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    Lee Otis Frye, Jr.

    Graveside services for Lee Otis Frye, Jr., will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, September 13, 2019, at Arlington Cemetery in Homer, LA, with Rev. Danny Baskin, of the First United Methodist Church in Homer, officiating under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe. Otis was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Slocum Frye; father, Lee Otis Frye, Sr.; mother, Betty Lou O’Rear Frye; and stepmother, Susie Watson Frye. He is survived by his son, David Lee Frye and daughter-in-law, Sue Hunt Frye; grandsons, James Otis Frye and wife Laura, and Charles Lee Frye and wife Rebecca; and eight great grandchildren, Jack, Sam, Ben Susannah, Caroline, Ellis, Bayden…

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    Roger Lee Miller

    Graveside services for Roger Lee Miller will be held Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Minden, Louisiana. Officiating will be Mike McCoy and Scotty McCoy. The family will receive friends Tuesday September 10, 2019 beginning at 9 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.  Roger was born December 22, 1957 in Minden, Louisiana and entered into rest September 5, 2019 in Minden, Louisiana.  He was preceded in death by his wife June Harrell Miller, brothers Willie Miller and Raymond Miller and parents Jessie and Martha Miller.  He is survived by his sons Steven Roger Miller and wife Debra of Minden and Toby Wayne…

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    Bertha Lee Johnson

    Celebration of Life Services for Bertha Lee Johnson will be held Saturday, September 7 at 12:00 P.M. at the St. Rest Baptist Church with Rev. Robby D. Williams, officiating.  Interment will follow at the Sheppard Street Cemetery.  Bertha Lee Johnson was born to Willie Pearl Maxey and Sydney Jones on June 26, 1931 in Minden, Louisiana (Growing Valley). Her first church was Bright Star Baptist Church in Growing Valley Community. Bertha attended Webster Parish schools.  She enjoyed cooking and caring for children. Bertha also cooked at Jack and Jill’s Café and Thad’s Restaurant. Later she would baby-sit and clean many homes. Bertha was married to A.G Green and to this…

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    Larry G. Silvis

    Graveside services for Larry Silvis will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Minden, LA with full military honors. Mr. Silvis entered his final rest on Sunday, August 18, 2019 in Keithville, LA. He was born April 25, 1943 in Pennsylvania to Leila and Glenn Silvis. He served in the Air Force for 20 years and later worked at Inland Container for 18 years. He was preceded by his first wife, Linda Silvis; mother, Leila Silvis; father, Glenn Silvis; daughter-in-law, Lydia Silvis; brothers-in-law, Dale Baxter, E.L. Edwards, and Donald Sikes; sisters-in-law, Lee Barten and Dorothy Sikes. Larry is survived by his…

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    Floyd Reese Elkins

    Floyd Reese Elkins, 94, of Claiborne Parish, Louisiana passed away on August 30, 2019 after a short illness. Born on November 29, 1924 to the late Sadie Hicks and Raleigh Albert Elkins, Reese was raised and spent the majority of his life on the family homestead in Claiborne Parish.  Soon after completion of his education at T.H. Harris High School, Reese enlisted into the 7th Infantry Division of the United States Army where he served as a staff sergeant. He served proudly during World War Il as a decorated soldier. Upon completion of serving his country, Reese started his 33 year career with the United States Postal Service in Minden.…

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    Eula Faye Cole

    Funeral services for Eula Faye Cole will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Cypress Spring Baptist Church, Hwy 516 in Sailes, Louisiana under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana. Officiating will be Rev. Don Woodard. Interment will follow at Williamson Cemetery in Sailes, Louisiana. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana. Eula Faye was born August 15, 1930 in Athens, Louisiana and entered into rest September 3, 2019 in Shreveport, Louisiana.  She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph A. Cole, brother, Collier McBride, and sister, Mildred Pate. …

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    Clifton “Ben” B. Love, Jr.

    Clifton “Ben” B. Love, Jr. age 84, of Overland Park, KS, and a native child of Olla, passed from this life on Friday, August 30, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO. He was born on August 27, 1935 in Jena, to Clifton B. and Bernice Love of Olla. Ben was a graduate of LaSalle High School and graduated from Louisiana Tech with a Masters in Chemistry. On December 21, 1957, he married Margaret Perritt in Minden, LA. He was employed with the Ford Motor Company for over 30 years. In retirement, he and Margaret moved to Overland Park, KS to be near family and grandchildren. Margaret preceded Ben…

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    David Ray Sistrunk

    David Ray Sistrunk, 59, of Minden passed away on August 29, 2019 at his home. David was born in Zaragoza Spain to William Ray Sistrunk and Doris Ann Sistrunk on January 27, 1960. He married Robin Sistrunk on February 29, 1980. They shared 39 years together, (but only had 9 anniversaries due to LEAP year.)  David enjoyed spending time with his grandson, Nicholas, watching Cartoon Network, and studying his Bible. He will be remembered for his kind heart, his words of wisdom, his attention to detail, and his ability to hold the longest conversations known to man. David was preceded in death by his father William Ray Sistrunk, Brother Billy…

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    William H Ichter

    William H. Ichter, known as Bill, age 93, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus surrounded by his family on Thursday, August 29, 2019.  Bill was born on December 11, 1925 in Nanticoke, PA, the oldest son of Harriet Ellen and Harold Lester Ichter.  In his teen years, his family was transferred to Louisiana, where his father served in the US Army.  He graduated in 1942 from Bolton High School in Alexandria and enrolled at Louisiana College.  In the throes of World War II, he joined the US Army in 1944.  Right before going to boot camp, he attended a campus revival and surrendered his life to Christ.  Upon deployment,…

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    Billy Dean Jennings 

    Cotton Valley — Funeral services for Mr. Billy D. Jennings, age 83, will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Unity Baptist Church in Cotton Valley with Rev. Marty Wright and Rev. Gene Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in the Cotton Valley Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill, LA. Visitation will be held Friday, August 30, 2019, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Unity Baptist Church. Mr. Jennings was born on December 31, 1935 to George Britton and Susie Marie Roberts Jennings in Monticello, AR and passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in Shreveport, LA. He was a retired lab technician from Kerr-Mcgee.…

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    Rev. George Rayford McAdams

    Funeral services for Rev. George Rayford McAdams will be held Friday, August 30, 2019 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 10 a.m. at First United Pentecostal Church in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Keith Adcock and Rev. Derek Hanna officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019 at First United Pentecostal Church in Minden. George was born September 21, 1944, in Minden, Louisiana and entered into rest August 23, 2019. He served his country and retired from the United States Navy and was a veteran of Vietnam. He was a pastor and a foreign missionary for United Pentecostal Church.  He is…

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    Jimmy Lewis Bamburg 

    SPRINGHILL — Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy Lewis Bamburg, age 83, will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, August 29, 2019, at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronald Morgan officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Branch Cemetery, Taylor, AR under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill, LA. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Bailey Funeral Home. Mr. Bamburg was born on April 16, 1936 to Louis and Alice Grant Bamburg in Castor, LA and passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019 in Springhill, LA. He was a member of First Baptist Church and a retired sales representative of the insurance…

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    Craig S. Forgey

    Craig was born June 29, 1960 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and entered into rest August 20, 2019 in Homer, Louisiana. Craig began his career in the small community of Evergreen, LA, at Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries. He retired from his position after 30 years. Craig was dedicated to his job and all the clients he encountered over the years. Craig held this community very close to his heart. He loved working on and rebuilding old cars, enjoyed spending time on the lake and loved watching his grandkids play ball. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard Forgey and Ann Jones.  He is survived by his step-mother, Marion Dalene Forgey,…

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    Donna Cook

    A celebration of life will be held for Donna Cook at 5pm  September 14, 2019 at the Junction City Community Center in Junction City, AR.  Donna was born March 17, 1958 in Springhill, LA and passed from this life on August 14, 2019 in Bernice, LA after a lengthy illness. She resided in Junction City, LA. Donna is preceded in death by her parents, Frances Milam and Duwane Freeman, her stepfather Freddy Milam, special friend Ernie Medlin, her brother Ronnie McPherson, and an infant son. She is survived by her husband Brian Cook, her two loving daughters, Jamie Culverhouse (Jason) and Kimberly Tate (Peewee), two brothers Craig Freeman (Stephanie) and…

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    Mattie Lee Howard

    Graveside services for Mattie Lee Howard will be held Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Providence Cemetery in Ringgold, Louisiana with Pastor Kenneth W. Jenkins officiating.  Mattie was born September 28, 1938 in Ringgold, Louisiana and entered into rest August 21, 2019 in Minden, Louisiana.  She was preceded in death by her husband Robert L. Howard.  She is survived by her son, Thomas Robert Howard and wife Jasmine of Ringgold, daughters, Geraldine Howard Perkins and husband Jerald of Los Angeles, California and Sherry Howard of Ringgold, brother, James Edward Shepherd and wife Elaine of Minden, grandchildren, Roshunna, Tavorious, ShiJasmine, Javen, Joshua, Tyyazmyn, and Carlee and great-grandchildren, Brannan, Tavorious,…

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    Joseph William Beene

    Joseph William Beene went to his Heavenly home unexpectedly Tuesday, August 20, 2019. He was born October 5, 1999 in Bossier City, LA to William Earl Beene and Shawn O’Rear Beene, of Minden, LA. Joseph had a vibrant energy that even with one encounter, you would remember him. If you knew him well or barely at all, he always left you laughing. Since he was old enough to carry a 410 shotgun, he was cutting the fields and looked forward to dove hunting each year. He had a deep love for literature and was continuously awarded for being an avid reader. He cherished his time breaking records in the virtual…

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    Brenda Jones Squyres

    Funeral services for Brenda Jones Squyres will be held Monday, August 19, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Bro. Shane Deville officiating. Interment will follow at Andrews Chapel Cemetery in Heflin, Louisiana. The family will receive family and friends from 5 unto 7 p.m. Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.  Brenda was born April 18, 1956 in Minden, Louisiana and entered into rest August 16, 2019 in Heflin, Louisiana. She is survived by her husband, Tommy Squyres of Heflin, sons, Luke Squyres, Jarrod and Sherry Squyres  of Coushatta, and Jonathan Squyres of Heflin, daughters, Kristen Finch of Heflin and…