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    Anthony Winford Bruce

    Celebration of Life Services for Anthony Winford Bruce will be held Saturday, August 17th at 11:00 AM at the Mayflower Baptist Church with Rev. Randale Scott- Clark, officiating.  Interment will follow at the Mayflower BC Cemetery. Anthony was born on September 2, 1958 in Kansas City, Missouri to the union of Truman Bruce and Val (Bruce) Lewis.  He accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Zion Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Kansas City, MO under the leadership of Rev. A.L. Johnson, Sr. He later joined and was a member of Mayflower Baptist Church, Minden La. Anthony received his education in the public schools in Kansas City, –Missouri. Anthony…

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    CMSGT. Johnnie Edward Charles

    Celebration of Life Services for Chief Master Sergeant will be held Saturday, August 17th in the  Chapel of Rose Neath Funeral Home with Elder Alvin Charles, officiating.  Interment will follow at the Home Civic League Cemetery. Johnnie Edward Charles was born May 22, 1939 to the late Johnnie Charles and Ethel Lee Brown Charles.    He departed this earthly life at his residence on August 10th. He united in marriage to Dorothy Valerie Peerless and to this union a daughter, Cassandra was born. Johnnie Edward Charles faithfully served our country in the United States Air Force retiring from service as a Chief Master Sergeant with 29 years and 9 months…

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    Mary Evelyn Pittman Morrison

    Mary Evelyn Pittman Morrison was the fourth child of Edward and Clotile Pittman. She is survived by her three children, Cynthia Morrison of New Orleans, Steven Morrison of New Orleans, and Kristin Morrison-Krouse (Phillip) of Minden, La. She is also survived by her two grandchildren, Lukas and Sydney Krouse who were absolutely the light of her life.  Additionally, she is survived by siblings: Thelma Walker of Knoxville, TN., Fran Jones (Dale) of Bossier City, Elbert Pittman (  Wanda) of Minden, Linda Bohn (John) of Dubberly, Victoria Kennedy (  Ron) of Byhalia, MS, Marc Pittman (Annette) of Shreveport, Karon Hanushek (Ken) of Sulphur Springs, TX,, Julia Baldwin of Daphne, AL, Kathaleen…

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    Cherie “Lulu” Reynolds

    Cherie “Lulu” Reynolds, 62, of La Grange, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Lulu was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on March 15, 1957 to James Artis and Vera Vinilla (Bryant) Neilson. She worked as a Hotel Clerk at Cottonwood Hotel in La Grange, Texas. Lulu is survived by daughter, LaShunda Winn of Clinton, Arkansas; son, James Reynolds of Austin, Texas; two sisters: June Hightower of Shreveport, LA and Mary Norsworthy of La Grange; brother, Jerry Gates and wife, Carolyn, of Dubberly, LA; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in by her parents. Her family is planning to have a memorial service for Lulu in Louisiana on…

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    Mildred “Miekie” Holman

    A Celebration of Life for Mildred “Miekie” Holman will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Brian Mercer and Rev. Fred Wideman officiating. The family will receive friends at 1 pm Saturday in the Wesley Room at First United Methodist Church prior service time.  Mildred Claire Killebrew Holman was born February 25, 1929 and died August 10, 2019. Mrs. Holman was born in Cooksville, MS to Sally Doris Killebrew and John Robert Killebrew. She was second of five children. Survived by her brother, John Agie Killebrew of Winona, MS and sisters, Nancy Lowe of Goodman MS and Shirley…

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    John Major de Pingre’

    John Major de Pingre’ was born May 29, 1988, at Minden Medical Center to parents Benny and Jerri.  He was welcomed home by his big sister Kara.  At nine weeks old, John Major was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. In spite of obstacles, John Major flourished; graduating from Minden High in 2006. He began his college years at LSU where he was active in Kappa Sigma Fraternity.  In 2010, his health faltered, and he received a bi-lateral lung transplant on November 22, 2010.  He fought on and graduated from LSU in 2014.  After graduation he settled in Baton Rouge.  In the fall of 2015, he met the love of his life,…

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    Erin Nicole Wells

    Funeral services for Erin Nicole Wells will be held Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Ronnie Osborn officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.  Erin was born November 13, 1987 in San Antonio, Texas and entered into rest August 11, 2019 in Minden, Louisiana. She was an AHG Leader and Family Readiness Group-US Army.  She was preceded in death by her father, Mark Scharringhausen and grandmother, Dee Riley.  She is survived by her husband, Wesley Wells of Heflin, mother, Shannon Restelle of San Antonio, Texas,…

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    Leonard Calhoun Colvin

    Leonard Calhoun Colvin, age 86, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia after a brief illness. He was born March 18, 1933 in Shreveport, Louisiana to the late Lyndel and Lenora Hartsfield Colvin of Minden, Louisiana. He was a graduate of Minden High School, class of 1952, and later graduated from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana with a degree in accounting. After graduation, he worked for West & Company in Minden, Louisiana for many years. In 1973, Leonard and his family moved to Gainesville, Georgia and he became part owner of a discount store in Gainesville and Athens, GA. Later he…

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    Glenn Arthur Reeves

    Memorial services for Glenn Arthur Reeves will be held Friday August 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at New Sarepta Baptist Church in Sarepta, Louisiana with Bro. Marty Wright officiating.  Glenn was born July 30, 1930 in Ferriday, Louisiana and entered into rest August 11, 2019 in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was a current resident of Sarepta, Louisiana. Glenn grew up in Monterey, Concordia Parish, Louisiana and his love of hunting deer, turkey, and other wild game, as well as fishing, was well known among family and friends. Glenn was an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) having served as pastor in Leesville, Louisiana and filled the pulpit in…

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    Mary Allen Cooper Hunter

    In loving memory of our precious Mother, Mary Allen Cooper Hunter, who passed into God’s loving arms, on August 6th, 2019. Mary was born in Epps, LA on October 15, 1936, to EJ Cooper and Hazel Wallace Cooper. She grew up in Bossier City, LA, graduating from Bossier High School. Just shy of age 17, she married Virgil Ray Hunter, and embarked on her life as an Air Force wife and a few years later, as a Mother. Together they had four children, Mary Virginia (Ginny) Hunter, Jodie Anne Hunter, Brian Ray Hunter and Amy Clarice Hunter. Eventually, they settled in Sarepta, LA, where they raised their children. She was…

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    Carolyn Roberts Warren

    Carolyn Roberts Warren born Jan-25-1946 in Minden,La went to be with the Lord on July 24-2019 in Converse,Tx. Carolyn loved spending time with her grandchildren, she was a loving mother of two Children Ralph And Shae. Never was a time where you would come over and  something was cooking  on the stove and a good Game of Rook to Follow, She will forever  have a Perfect Rook Hand. Preceded In Death By Ralph And Lodie Roberts And Sister Debra Eldridge She Was Survived By Her Husband Carl Warren Her Son Ralph And Elizabeth Gilbert Her Daughter Jason And Shae Carson. Grandchildren Viviana And Cheyenne Gilbert   Everett,Xavier And Chris Patterson …

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    David Michael McCormick

    David Michael McCormick, 65, died on August 5, 2019. He was born in Springhill, Louisiana April 10, 1954 to Donald Marion McCormick and Joyce Rockett, which are deceased. He was the third of five children. He started his ministry as youth director at Faith Missionary Baptist Church in 1972, in 1974 pastored his first church in Picayune, Mississippi, and from then on established and pastored Vidallia Missionary Baptist, Bethany Missionary Baptist in Alexandria, Louisiana, then to Central Baptist in Shreveport which was relocated to Heritage Baptist Church in Bossier City, Louisiana, all the while he was attending and teaching at Louisiana Missionary Baptist Institute where he graduated with a doctrine…

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    Clyde Francis Krouse

    Clyde Francis Krouse was born in Minden, Louisiana on December 3, 1946 and entered into the arms of Jesus on August 5, 2019 at the age of 72 after a long bout with Alzheimers.  The funeral service will be Thursday, August 8, 2:00 pm at Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Minden, Louisiana. Bro. Richard Methvin, Bro. Chet Johnson, Bro Josh Beshea and Brian Mixon will be officiating. Cremation burial will be on the Krouse property in Minden following the service.  After working for General Electric in Shreveport, he then worked at Ruskin Manufacturing in Minden for 20 years, retired, got bored so went to work at Branton Oil Tools in…

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    Louise Marie Weatherton

    Celebration of Life services were held for Ms. Louise Marie Weatherton, Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland, CA.   Visitation will be Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Benevolent Funeral Home, 401 East Union, Minden, LA. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 12 noon at Pringer Place Cemetery, Highway 531, Minden, LA. Louise was born to the late Elijah Weatherton, Sr. and Lizzie Webb Weatherton of Sibley on January 3, 1949; the fourth of five children. She is proceeded in death by her parents and siblings; Rev. Elijah Weatherton, Jr., Ola Dean Weatherton, Gloria Dean Bailey…

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    James Edward “Jim” Igo

    Graveside services for James Edward “Jim” Igo will be held Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Madres Cemetery in Clarksville, Texas under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Frankie Mathis officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana.  Jim was born January 12, 1945 in Clarksville, Texas and entered into rest August 2, 2019 in Minden, Louisiana. He was a faithful member of North Acres Baptist Church.  He is survived by his sisters, Joan White and husband Loren of San Antonio, Texas, and Sharon Lynn Lawson and husband Ted of Frisco, Texas,…

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    Calvin “Bo-hog” Walker Carr

    Celebration of Life Services for Calvin “Bo-Hog” Walker Carr will be held Saturday, August 3rd at 2:00 P.M. at the Fourteenth District Building with Rev. John D. Knowles, officiating.  Interment will follow at the Moreland Cemetery.  Calvin Car was born to Annie Carr and Gussler Walker, Sr. on January 13, 1951 in Claiborne Parish.  He attended school in Athens, Louisiana and later moved to Minden where he graduated from Webster High School. He married Carrie Bailey and to this union, three children were born. Calvin “Bo-Hog” Carr departed this earthly life on  July 30, 2019 in Minden, Louisiana.  He was proceeded in death by his father, Gussler Walker, Sr.; stepfather,…

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    Tawanna Ann Harris Thomas

    Celebration of Life Services for Tawanna  Ann Harris Thomas will be held Saturday, August  3rd at 11:00 A.M. at the House of Peace with Rev. John Fincher, officiating.  Interment will follow at the Mt. Olive B.C. Cemetery. Tawanna Ann Harris was born January 20, 1961 in Houston, Texas to the late Walter Harris and Mary Smith-Harris.  She was one of seven children.  Tawanna accepted Christ at an early age and  was baptized at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She was a longtime member of Harrison Chapel Baptist Church and was affiliated with several neighboring churches.  She received her high school diploma from Minden High School with the  Class 1980.  From her…

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    Mary “Mickey” Cole Willis

    Celebration of Life Services for Mary “Mickey” Cole Willis will be held Saturday, August  3rd at 1:00 P.M. at the King Solomon Baptist Church with Rev. Rodney Williams, officiating.  Interment will follow at the King Solomon Baptist Church Cemetery. Mary Willis was born December 24, 1943 in Shreveport, Louisiana to the late Fad Cole and Annie Lee Davis.  She received her high school diploma from Southside High School in Ringgold Louisiana.  Mary was called home to be with the lord July 27, 2019 in Sibley Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Jean Cole and Mildred Cole; two brothers, Bobby Ray White and James McKinsey She…

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    Huey P. Harrell, Jr.

    Graveside services for Huey P. Harrell, Jr. will be held Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Brushwood Cemetery in Dubberly, Louisiana with Rev. James Lovell officiating. The family will receive friends from 9 until 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana.  Huey was born August 1, 1952 in Minden, Louisiana and entered into rest July 28, 2019 in Jamestown, Louisiana. He was a welder with Clement Industries.  He was preceded in death by his brothers, Kenny, Ronnie and Henry Harrell and sister, Mary Ellen Harrell.  He is survived by his sons, Curtis Harrell and wife Stacy of Castor and Bryan Harrell of…

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    Larry Wayne Williams

    June 25, 1943-July 28, 2019  Larry Wayne Williams, 76 passed away at his residence Sunday afternoon, July 28, 2019 in Dubberly, Louisiana. He was born June 25, 1943 to the late Roddy and Ruth Williams in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Larry attended public school at Springhill school district in Webster Parish. At an early age, Larry started his lifelong endeavor in construction.  On January 5, 1962 he married Gladys Lucille “Ludy” Morgan of Cotton Valley, LA. The couple was blessed with two children; son, Larry Wayne Williams, Jr. and daughter, Lana Dee Williams Hinton. Larry enjoyed family time and took a special interest in his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and their activities.  Mr.…

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    Margaret Powell Akins

    Margaret Powell Akins, 80, of Lawrence, KS passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Irvine, CA after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Shreveport, LA to Sally and Mastern Powell, and had an older sister Sally Ann who predeceased her. She spent her childhood in Minden, LA, where she graduated Valedictorian of Minden High School and also excelled as a swimmer, lifeguard, and was an accomplished pianist. She attended Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, LA where she was active in choir, and graduated with honors and a B.A. in Mathematics. She met her husband Dee W.…

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    Mary Lois Humble

    Funeral services celebrating the life of Mary Lois Humble will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel in Haughton with Reverend Glenn Tyson officiating and Dr. Winston Hedges assisting. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at 10:00 until service time. Lois was born on November 29, 1928 in Emden, LA on an experimental farm and became a longtime resident of Minden in Webster Parish, LA. She passed away July 27, 2019.  Lois will be remembered for her love of life. Although she was 90 years old, she looked and acted if she were decades younger. She…

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    Marjorie Faye Smith Norrell

    Sept. 5, 1928 — July 27, 2019 Marjorie Faye Smith Norrell lived a life full of love, joy and generosity. She was born on September 5, 1928, at Pumpkin Center, Louisiana, and lived her life in Jamestown and Fryeburg, Louisiana. She left us on July, 27, 2019, and took her flight to the Spirit World. Marjorie spent her life as a farmer, growing gardens, flowers and fields of vegetables. She loved cooking for her visitors, telling stories and laughing. She encouraged her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to get a good education, to go to college and thrive. As a child she loved singing, basketball and baseball. As a young woman…

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    Geraldine “Gerry” Mangrum

    Geraldine “Gerry” Mangrum, age 79, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Friday July 26, 2019. Geraldine was born January 12, 1940 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Geraldine is survived by daughter Margie and husband Mike Williamson of Milton, GA, daughter Pam Mangrum of Marietta, GA, son Kenneth and wife Tonya Mangrum of Wheeler, TX, son Curtis and wife Robin Mangrum of Marietta, GA; grandchildren Jenny (Brian) Clements, Beth Mardis Rucker, Kellie (Jeremy) Meadows, Justin (Brittany) Mangrum, Rhonda (Adam) Scott, Jacob Mangrum, and Rayanna Mangrum. Also surviving are her great grandchildren – Maddy Clements, Cole Clements, Katelyn Mardis, Hunter Mardis, Ellison Rucker, Noah Wood, Braxton Scott, Khloe Scott, Cassidy Scott. Geraldine was a…

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    Dr. Marvin Wayne Hanson

    Services celebrating the life of Dr. Marvin Wayne Hanson will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel with Brother Leland Crawford and Harold Glen Hanson officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. the hour before the service. Wayne was born on May 12, 1928 in Longstreet, LA and passed away on July 26, 2019 in Minden, LA at 91 years of age. He graduated from Homer High School in 1945, continued his education at Centenary College in Shreveport, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Wayne received his Doctorate in Chemistry from…

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    Geraldine Lewis Thomas

    Funeral services for Geraldine Lewis Thomas will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Minister Tracy Winget Officiating.  The family will receive friends from 5 until; 7 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.  Geraldine was born January 27, 1933 in Minden, Louisiana and entered into rest July 28, 2019 in Minden, Louisiana.  She was preceded in death by her parents Louia and Carrie Lewis and brother, James Lewis and wife Melba.  She is survived by her husband Edmonds R. Thomas of Minden, son, Randy Thomas and wife Mitzi, daughters, Winona Howell and Debra Winget…

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    Lannie “Big O” Wilson, Jr.

    Celebration of Life Services for Lannie Wilson, Jr.  will be held Saturday, July 27th at 10:00 A.M. at the St. Rest Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Combs, officiating.  Interment will follow at the Pringer Place Cemetery. Lannie “Big O” Wilson, Jr., was born in Arcadia, Louisiana on April 13, 1947, to the late Lannie & Maybelle Wilson.  He graduated from Central High School in Dubberly, Louisiana in 1965. One year later, he enlisted in the United States Army for 3 years in which he served 1 year & 6 months during the Vietnam War in Okinawa, Japan. Mr. Wilson received an Honorable Discharge in 1969.  After marrying Gloria Coleman on…

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    Charlie Wesley, Jr.

    Charlie Wesley, Jr. was born November 6, 1969 in Minden, La to Jessie Lee Green and Lacy Bell Flournoy Green. Charlie accepted Christ at an early age with Greater Saint Paul Baptist Church in Minden, La where he served as an usher. In 1990, Charlie worked at the Louisiana Ammunition Plant and later became self-employed doing lawn services. Charlie was also preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth “Weasel” Wesley ; four aunts, Della Ree Flournoy , Ella Ree Flournoy , Bettie Flournoy and Rushie Lee Bullock; one uncle; L.T. Green; one nephew , Darryl Wesley He leaves to cherish his precious memories to his daughter, A’Miracle Wesley; parents, Jessie…

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    Lou’Quandelyn Ja‘Leece Hargrove

    Lou’Quandelyn Ja‘Leece Hargrove Celebration of Life Services for Lou’Quandelyn Ja‘Leece Hargrove will be held Saturday, July 27th at 12:00 P.M. at the St. Rest Baptist Church with Rev. Rodney E. Williams, officiating.  Interment will follow at the King Solomon Baptist Church Cemetery.  Lou’Quandelyn Ja’Leece Hargrove was born in Minden, LA to DeQuandelyn Adams and Louis Hargrove, III,   She accepted Christ at a early age Haughton Church Of God In Christ. She attended school in Webster Parish and was a 2015 graduate of Minden High School.  Lou was an awesome softball player during her years of Minden recreation softball, Lou’Quandelyn Ja’Leece Hargrove departed this earthly life on Tuesday, July 16,…

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    Mrs. Minnie Williams Ward Banks

    A Service of Loving Remembrance celebrating the life of Minnie Lee Banks Ward Williams, who departed this earthly life on Wednesday, July 17, 2019,  was held on Saturday, July 21, 2019, at House of Peace Ministries.    Officiating and sharing fond memories of her life   was her nephew, Dr. T. L. Ward.  A visitation was held on Friday, July 20, 2019, at Benevolent Funeral Home.  Burial was at Sheppard Street Cemetery in Minden.   Minnie Lee Williams was born in Sibley, Louisiana, on November 17, 1924, to Cora Odoms Williams and Elijah Williams,  and until she became disabled, spent her entire life in the same community, even building her…

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    Bobby Joe Henderson

     Homecoming services for Bobby Joe Henderson, 77, will be held 11am Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Northwest 14th District Building, 123 Bailey St, Minden, LA. Dr. Willie Giles Jr, officiating. Family hour will be from 6 to 8pm. Friday, July 26, 2019 at Mary Evergreen Baptist Church, 420 East 85TH St, Shreveport, LA  View Original Notice → Bobby Joe Henderson

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    Barbara Daniel Chandler

    Funeral services for Barbara Daniel Chandler will be held Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Jim Kennedy officiating. Interment will follow at Hurricane Cemetery in Arcadia, Louisiana. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.  Barbara was born June 14, 1943 in Loran, Louisiana and entered into rest July 21, 2019 in Haughton, Louisiana. She was a graduate of Minden High School and Louisiana Tech. Barbara was a member of Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church where she was very active. Barbara loved her church family and friends…

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    Mabel Landers McFarland

    Mabel Landers McFarland entered eternal rest July 21, 2019. She was born November 25, 1925 in Minden, Louisiana to Samuel Landers and Lydia Colbert Landers. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday July 24 at 10 a m. at Rose Neath Chapel in Minden, Louisiana officiated by Rev Brian Mercer. Burial to follow services at Gilgal Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Richard Frank McFarland, Jr, brother, David Colbert Landers, sister, Juliette Landers  McFarland, daughter, Wanda Prichard Lemmond and great grandson, Jacob William Prichard. She is survived…

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    Stella Roberson Tillman

     Celebration of Life Services for Stella Roberson Tillman will be held Saturday, July 20th at 11:00 A.M. at the Galilee Baptist Church with Rev. James Smith, officiating.  Interment will follow at the Moore Cemetery. Stella Tillman was born on November 3, 1953 to Charles Roberson and Bessie Brooks Roberson.   She was a 1962 graduate of Central Consolidated High School.  She was employed and retired from Thiokol Ammunition Plant and was later employed at Town & Country Nursing Home. She united in holy matrimony to T. C. Tillman. She accepted Christ as her Saviour at an early age and was a faithful member of the Galilee Baptist Church where she…

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    Leon Jackson Sr.

    Deacon Leon Jackson, Sr. was born August 6, 1926 in Colfax, Louisiana to the late Sam and Rosie Jackson. God called him home to spend eternity in His presence on Friday, July 12, 2019 at approximately 5:45 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents; Brothers: Lafayette Jackson, Sam Jackson, Jr., Lamar Jackson, Joseph Jackson and James Jackson; and one sister, Eula Harris. Deacon Leon accepted Christ at an early age, joining Mount Comfort Baptist Church. He later joined Antioch Baptist Church where he served as a faithful Deacon until God called him home. On December 23, 1960, Deacon Leon was united in holy matrimony to Kathleen Mims. To…

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    Ronald Gary Watts

    Funeral services for Ronald Gary Watts will be held Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Brian Thurman officiating. Interment will follow at Gilgal Cemetery in Minden, Louisiana. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.  Ronald was born September 21, 1958 in Port Arthur, Texas and entered into rest July 15, 2019 in Shreveport, Louisiana following a brief illness. Ronald was a retired civil engineer with Louisiana DOTD for 30 years. He also had a chemical engineer degree. Ronald was also a mason.  He is survived by…

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    Etta Almedia (Cole) Paul

    Etta Almedia (Cole) Paul 78, was born June 13, 1940 and went Home to be with the Lord on June 12, 2019.   She was preceeded in death by her Husband- Eddie Paul, Mother and Father-Addie Lee and Taft Cole, Brother-Steve Cole and Wife Clara, Sister-in-law-Reba Cole, Brother-in-law- Larry Paul and Wife Terri, Mother-in-Law Thelma Hodges. Survived by Brother’s-David Cole, Johnnie Cole (Barbara), Sister- Linda LaQuaglia (Peter), Sister-in-law’s Flo Goyanes,(Tony), Francis Foster. Stepchildren; Lamar Paul, Sondra Paul Chapman , Keransa Paul Naghshbandi, (Shahram) and Numerous Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, and a host of other Family Members and Precious friends. Known for her charitable work at her Church and in her community;…

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    Mattie Mae Green

    Mattie MaeGreen was born July 20, 1934 to the late Mathew Brown and Mary L. Atkins Brown. Mattie Mae accepted Christ at a young age. She was a member at Mt. Calm Baptist Church for years until she was no longer able to attend. Ms. Mattie was loved by everyone. She loved the Lord, eating, spending time with family, friends, and anyone who came in her path. Mattie Mae Green departed her life3 on July 10, 2019 at Town and Country HEalth and Rehab in Minden. La.  She is preceded in death by Mathew Brown Sr. (father) Mary L. Atkins Brown (mother) Mary L. Brown (daughter) Larry James Green (son)…

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    Carl R Beevers

    1960-2019 Former Mindenite residing in Mesa, Arizona joined the Kingdom of Heaven on June 16, 2019. Carl was born in San Antonio, Texas and traveled the world with his parents while his father was stationed in Scotland, Greece, the Middle East and Key West, Florida.  After graduating Minden High School and attending Louisiana Tech in Ruston, Louisiana, Carl served in the US Air Force as a military photographer. His second career was twofold- as a business analyst with JPChase Morgan Bank and a loved associate of Home Depot in Austin, Texas, Frederick, Maryland and Mesa, Arizona.  Carl was preceded in death by his parents James and Helen Beevers and his…