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    Dolly Mae Hestand

    View Dolly Mae Hestand Rayville Dolly Mae Johnson Hestand, 87, of Rayville, LA was born January 6, 1932 in Girard, LA and passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019 in Rayville, LA. Mrs. Hestand is preceded in death by her husband, Jewel Wesley Hestand; son, Arnold Wayne Bruce; daughter, Betty Johanne Bruce Stephens; father, Jessie Miles Johnson; mother, Dollie Armstrong Johnston; sisters, Alice Mae Johnson Leonard, Minnie Mae Johnston Conley Crocker, and Addis Johnston Brown; and her brother,…

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    Eva Rainbolt

    View Eva Rainbolt Rayville Funeral services for Eva Rainbolt, 85, of Rayville, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Antioch Baptist Church, Rayville, LA with Bro. Keith Evans officiating. Interment will follow in the Antioch Cemetery, Rayville, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville. Mrs. Eva was born July 12, 1934 in Rayville, LA and passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 in Shreveport, LA. She is preceded in death by her husband, John W. Ra…

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    Leonard Jackson “Jack” Parks, Sr.

    View Leonard Jackson “Jack” Parks, Sr. Rayville Funeral services for Leonard Jackson “Jack” Parks, Sr., 91, of Rayville, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, September 13, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA with Chaplin Randy Burdeaux officiating. Interment will follow in the Rayville Masonic Cemetery, Rayville, LA. Mr. Jack was born December 29, 1927 in Ganado, TX and passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 peacefully at his home in Rayville, LA. Mr. Jack was a veteran with the …

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    David Wayne Templeton

    View David Wayne Templeton Rayville David Wayne Templeton, 53, of Rayville, LA was born October 21, 1965 in Weatherford, KY and passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at his residence in Rayville, LA. Mr. David is preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Prunty and sister, Donna Templeton. Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Juandine Lee Templeton of Rayville; son, Dustin Templeton and wife, Kayla of Rayville; grandson, Jasper Templeton of Rayville; special family and friends, Jeanine, …

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    Leo Whitstine

    View Leo Whitstine Rayville Funeral services for Leo Whitstine, 90, of Rayville, LA will be held at 11:00 AM, September 9, 2019 at the Richland United Pentecostal Church, Holly Ridge, LA with Bro. Ricky Long and Bro. Dewayne Whittington officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethel Cemetery, Holly Ridge, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville. Mr. Leo was born December 3, 1928 in Fullerton, LA and passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019 at his resident nort…

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    Mary Joyce Whitten

    View Mary Joyce Whitten Start Funeral services for Mary Joyce Whitten, 82, of Start, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, September 10, 2019 with Bro. Marshall Sevier and Bro. J. Roddy Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in the Start Cemetery, Start, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville. Mrs. Mary Joyce was born February 2, 1937 in Start, LA and passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019 in Monroe, LA. Mrs. Mary Joyce is preceded in death by her parents, Walter an…

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    Maretta Hill

    View Maretta Hill OAK GROVE – On Monday, September 2, 2019, Maretta Faye Smith Hill, loving mother and grandmother, passed away at the age of 78 at West Carroll Care Center.  Maretta was born October 3, 1940 in Vilonia, Arkansas to Rev. Dermott and Myrtle Smith. The eleventh of thirteen Maretta lived a lifetime of fun, family, and faith. Her love for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was the foundation for all she did in life. From her marriage to Reginald Hill August 10, 1962, to raising…

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    Charles “Bud” Absher

    View Charles “Bud” Absher Rayville Funeral services for Charles “Bud” Absher, 75, of Rayville, LA will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville with Bro. Richard Robinson officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Cemetery, Holly Ridge, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville. Bud was born December 27, 1943 in Parma, MO and passed away Friday, August 30, 2019 in Rayville, LA after a lengthy illness. Bud is preceded in death…

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    Joseph Freeland

    View Joseph Freeland Rayville Funeral services for Joseph Freeland, 39, of Rayville, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Harmony Baptist Church, Delhi, LA with Bro. Russell Caldwell officiating. Interment will follow in the Stevenson Cemetery, Rayville, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville. Joseph was born January 10, 1980 in Delhi, LA and passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 in Rayville, LA after a lengthy illness. Joseph is preceded in dea…

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    Geneva Allred

    View Geneva Allred Oak Grove Services for Geneva Lois Allred, age 65, of Oak Grove, LA will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Home Chapel in Oak Grove, LA with Bro. Bernard Duchesne and Joyce McDowell officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Carmel cemetery in Eudora, AR under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home in Oak Grove, LA.  Ms. Geneva was born on February 1, 1954 in Lake Village, AR. and passed away on Sunday, August 18, 20…

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    Rilla Mae Beach

    View Rilla Mae Beach Rayville Graveside services for Rilla Mae Beach, 85, of Rayville, LA will be held at 3:00 PM, Friday, August 16, 2019 at Beach Cemetery, Rayville, LA with Bro. Ricky Baker officiating under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville. Mrs. Beach was born September 15, 1933 in Rayville, LA and passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Rayville, LA. Mrs. Rilla Mae  is preceded in death by her parents, Jeanette & Rilla Hurt; grandson, James “Richie” McGuire,…

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    Timmie Ray Thames

    View Timmie Ray Thames Rayville Funeral services for Timmie Ray Thames, 72, of Rayville, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the First Baptist Church, Rayville, LA with Dr. Eddie Wren, Mr. Tom Allen, Mr. Steve Roark, and Mr. Joe Bruyninckx officiating. Interment will follow in the Rayville Masonic Cemetery, Rayville, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA. Mr. Timmie Ray was born June 1, 1947 in Rayville, LA and passed away Friday, August 9, 2…

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    Metta Blakeney

    View Metta Blakeney Services for Metta Gayle Blakeney, age 81, of Pioneer, LA will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Home Chapel in Oak Grove, LA; with Bro. Gary Wolfe officiating. Interment will follow in the Epps cemetery in Epps, LA, under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home in Oak Grove, LA.  Ms. Metta Gayle was born on March 18, 1938 in Delhi, LA. and passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019, in Bastrop, LA. She is preceded in death by he…

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    Michael Shawn Templeton

    View Michael Shawn Templeton Rayville Memorial services for Shawn Templeton, 38, of Rayville, LA will be held at 12:00 PM, Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the First Baptist Church Rayville, Rayville, LA with Dr.  Eddie Wren and Bro. Bubba Ezell officiating. Shawn was born July 1, 1981 in Monroe, LA and passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019 in Rayville, LA. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Nora Jane Henson and Harold Murphy; and his paternal grandparents, Johnnie D. and Geo…

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    Nellie Brown

    View Nellie Brown Graveside service for Nellie Faye Brown, 81, of Oak Grove, LA will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Reeks Cemetery, in Oak Grove, LA with Bro. Bill Bearden officiating under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Oak Grove. Ms. Nellie was born April 27, 1938 in Osceola, ARK and passed away July 22, 2019 in Houston, TX. She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Orville Stilwell; son, Roger Allen Stilwell; parents, Earnest and Virginia Ogle; and sis…

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    Gary Yates

    View Gary Yates Memorial service for Gary Yates, 65, of Mer Rouge, LA will be held at a later date. Mr. Gary was born January 26, 1954 in Oak Grove, LA and passed away July 21, 2019 in Mer Rouge, LA. Memorial service for Gary Yates, 65, of Mer Rouge, LA will be held at a later date. Mr. Gary was born January 26, 1954 in Oak Grove, LA and passed away July 21, 2019 in Mer Rouge, LA. View   Send Flowers

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    Helen Carter Rainwater

    View Helen Carter Rainwater Start Funeral services for Helen Carter Rainwater, 82, of Start, LA will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Eastside Baptist Church, Rayville, LA with Bro. Johnny Smith, Bro. Chris Crawford, and Karla Wood officiating. Interment will follow in the Start Cemetery, Start, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA. Mrs. Helen was born June 21, 1937 in Start, LA and passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019 at her residence in Start, LA. Mrs…

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    Joseph Conrad Morris

    View Joseph Conrad Morris Rayville Funeral services for Joseph Conrad Morris, 22, of Rayville, LA will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, July 13, 2019 at First Baptist Church, Rayville, LA with Dr. Eddie Wren and Rev. Jimmy Pelley officiating. Interment will follow in the Antioch Cemetery, Rayville, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville. Joseph was born December 16, 1996 in Monroe, LA and passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Monroe, LA. He is preceded in death by his pa…

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    Gerald “Mr. Ears” Barnett

    View Gerald “Mr. Ears” Barnett Rayville Funeral services for Gerald “Mr. Ears” Barnett, 68, of Rayville, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville with Dr. Eddie Wren officiating. Interment will follow in the Greer Cemetery, Rayville, LA. Mr. Gerald was born December 6, 1950 in Idabel, OK and passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 in West Monroe, LA. Mr. Gerald was a member of the National Hot Rod Association for over 50 years and was the 2013 Lou…

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    Constance “Connie” Burgess

    View Constance “Connie” Burgess Funeral services will be held for Constance (Connie) Piro Burgess on Saturday, July 6, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rayville, LA, with Father Philip Pazhayakari officiating, with a graveside service following at Prewitt Cemetery in Mangham, LA. A visitation with the family will be held before the service at 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at Brown and Holley Funeral Home. Mrs. Connie was born July 28, 1922 in Mangham, Louisiana. She lived in Man…

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    Harold V. Nordstrom

    View Harold V. Nordstrom West Monroe Funeral services for Harold V. Nordstrom, 63, of West Monroe, LA will be held at 2:30 PM, Friday, July 5, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA with Bro. Kolby R. Wiley officiating. Interment will follow in the Mulhearn Memorial Park, Monroe, LA. Mr. Harold was born March 10, 1956 in Monroe, LA and passed away Monday, July 1, 2019 in West Monroe, LA. Mr. Harold is preceded in death by his parents, George and Tempie Nordstrom; and his sister,…

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    Audrey “Speedy” Williamson

    View Audrey “Speedy” Williamson Baskin Funeral services for Audrey “Speedy” Taylor Williamson, 76, of Baskin, LA will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Friendship Baptist Church, Baskin, LA with Bro. Buford Brady and Bro. Buddy McGurk officiating. Interment will follow in the Friendship Baptist Cemetery, Baskin, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville. Mrs. Audrey was born January 8, 1943 in Rayville, LA and passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019 in Monroe, LA. Mrs…

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    Tommy Mathews

    View Tommy Mathews Oak Grove, LA. Funeral services for Tommy Ray Mathews, 84, of Oak Grove, LA will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, July 5, 2019, at Macedonia Baptist Church, in Oak Grove, LA with Bro. Kody Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Macedonia Cemetery in Oak Grove, LA. under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Oak Grove Mr. Tommy was born June 14, 1935 in Oak Grove, LA and passed away July 2, 2019 in West Monroe, LA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Iris a…

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    Davie Lee Day

    View Davie Lee Day Rayville Graveside services for Davie Lee Day, 88, of Rayville, LA will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, Rayville, LA with Bro. Henry Hutson officiating under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville. Mr. Davie was born September 20, 1930 and passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 in Monroe, LA. Mr. Davie is preceded in death by his sons, Paul Day and Mark Day; his parents, Robert and Carrie Smith Day; and step…

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    Fred Edward Douciere, Jr.

    View Fred Edward Douciere, Jr. Rayville Funeral services for Fred Edward Douciere, Jr., 86, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, June 24, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rayville, LA with Father Philip Pazhayakari officiating. Interment will follow in the Douciere Cemetery, Rayville, LA. Fred Edward Douciere, Jr., born February 28, 1933 in the southern part of Richland Parish and died Saturday, June 22, 2019 at home. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Claire Smith Douciere and his chil…

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    Linda Cooper Mock

    View Linda Cooper Mock Start Memorial services for Linda K. Cooper Mock, 69, of Start, LA were held at 2:00 PM, Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Alto Baptist Church, Alto, LA with Dr. Alan Miller officiating. Mrs. Linda was born December 24, 1949 in Rayville, LA and passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 in Start, LA. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Dean Cooper; parents, Cleve and Nettie Bradshaw; sisters, Louise Munholland; Lougenia Glass; Mary Jane Copeland. Survivors include her hus…

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    Jerry W. O’Briant

    View Jerry W. O’Briant Rayville Jerry W. O’Briant, Sr. was born October 7, 1949 in Monroe, LA and passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 in Rayville, LA. The family will have a private memorial service at a later date. Survivors include his daughter, D’Juana O’Briant of Rayville; son, Jerry “J.J.” O’Briant, Jr. of Rayville; grandchildren, Christina Powell, Allison O’Briant, Allanis O’Briant, and Ahna O’Briant all of Rayville; sisters, Clara Ellis and husband, Dave of Mobile,… Jerry W. O’Briant, S…

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    Kyle Mills, Jr.

    View Kyle Mills, Jr. Rayville Funeral services for Kyle Mills, Jr., 76, of Rayville, LA are incomplete at this time. Mr. Kyle was born November 19, 2019 in Rayville, LA and passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Vicksburg, MS. Mr. Kyle was veteran with the U. S. Marines served during the Cuban Crisis as a Machine Gunner. Mr. Kyle was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rayville and was a farmer for 51 years. He is preceded in death by his son, Sonny Mills, daughters, Catherine Mills Wilker…

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    Sherrell Gilley

    View Sherrell Gilley Mangham Funeral services for Sherrell Kelley Gilley, 72, of Mangham, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 8, 2019 at First Assembly of God, Mangham, LA with Bro. Mark Parker and Bro. David Mosley officiating. Interment will be in the Gwin Cemetery, Mangham, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA. Mrs. Sherrell was born April 5, 1947 in Sulphur, LA in and passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 in Mangham, LA after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Sher…

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    Edward Lee Haley

    View Edward Lee Haley Start Funeral services for Edward Lee Haley, 84, of Start, LA will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel with William Haley officiating. Interment will be in the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, Rayville, LA. Mr. Edward was born February 28, 1935 in Archibald, LA and passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 in Monroe, LA. Mr. Edward was a veteran with the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean Conflict. He is preceded in death by his …

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    Rhonda Roberts

    View Rhonda Roberts Rayville Funeral services for Rhonda Roberts, 60, of Rayville, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, June 3, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville with Bro. Travis Arrant officiating. Interment will be in the Lynn Cemetery, Archibald, LA. Rhonda was born January 2, 1959 in Rayville, LA to Margaret Louise and Rufus Eugene Huff. Rhonda left this life Friday, May 31, 2019 in Jackson, MS after a short illness. Rhonda is preceded in death by her parents, Margaret and Ruf…

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    Rusty Malone

    View Rusty Malone Start Memorial services for Rusty Malone, 64, of Start, LA will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA. Interment will be in the Start Cemetery, Start, LA. Rusty was born November 22, 1954 in Monroe, LA and passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Start, LA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Tot and Twila Malone; grandparents, Jim and Mae Hill and Alfred “Repo” and Bessie Malone; and his wife, Charon Malone. Survivors includ…

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    Stevie Collier

    View Stevie Collier Epps Funeral services for Stevie D. Collier, 58, of Epps, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the House of Grace Church, Delhi, LA with Bro. Roger Temple and, Bro. Anthony Steward officiating. Interment will follow in the Epps Cemetery, Epps, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.  Mr. Stevie was born September 14, 1960 in Delhi, LA and passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Delhi, LA. Mr. Collier is preceded in death by his pa…

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    Leroy Sanders

    View Leroy Sanders Funeral service for Leroy Emmett Sanders, 81, of Shreveport, LA, formerly of Oak Grove, LA was held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Brown-Holley Chapel in Oak Grove, LA with Bro. Lyle Hern officiating under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Oak Grove, LA. Mr. Leroy was born July 10, 1937 in Lake Providence, LA and passed away May 19, 2019 in Shreveport, LA. He is preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Sanders; parents, Hubert and Katie Sanders; brothe…

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    Linda Matthews

    View Linda Matthews Graveside service for Linda Gayle Matthews, 58, of Oak Grove, LA will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, May 24, 2019, at Providence Memorial Cemetery in Lake Providence, LA with Bro. Ray Linder officiating under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Oak Grove, LA. Ms. Linda was born December 20, 1960 in Lake Providence, LA and passed away May 21, 2019 in Oak Grove, LA. She is preceded in death by her parents, Elbert and Neva Matthews. Survivors include her sibli…

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    Lavon Grantham

    View Lavon Grantham Rayville On May 20, 2019, Melton Lavon Grantham, loving husband and father of two children passed away at his home at the age of 72. Lavon was born on November 15, 1946 in Rayville, LA to Melton and Mary Humphries Grantham. Lavon, a lifelong resident of Rayville, LA, was the oldest of seven children. He was a Louisiana State Trooper for 27 years until his retirement in 1995, serving as a Sergeant, as well as the Captain of the Troop F Tactical Unit. Lavon was an ordained d…

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    Onnie Easterling

    View Onnie Easterling Funeral service for Onnie Mae Easterling, age 91, of Lake Providence, LA; will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, May 20, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Home Chapel, in Oak Grove, LA. with Bro. Mike Ray officiating. Interment will follow to the New Forest Cemetery in Forest, LA. under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home in Oak Grove, LA.   Onnie Mae Easterling was born in Mendenhall, MS on September 18, 1927 and went home to Jesus on May 16, 2019. She passed aw…

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    Lena Mitchell Graham

    View Lena Mitchell Graham Rayville Funeral services for Lena Mitchell Graham, 84, of Rayville, LA will be held at 11:30 AM, Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville with Dr. Eddie Wren officiating. Interment will follow in the Start Cemetery, Start, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.  Mrs. Lena was born November 20, 1934 in Calhoun, LA and passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 in Rayville, LA. Mrs. Lena was a member of the Eastside Baptist Ch…

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    Dalton Burch

    View Dalton Burch Rayville Dalton Burch was born August 19, 1946 in Goodwill, LA and passed away Saturday May 11, 2019 in Rayville, LA. A private memorial service will be held at a later time. To leave condolences for the family go online to www.brownholleyfuneralhomes.com Dalton Burch was born August 19, 1946 in Goodwill, LA and passed away Saturday May 11, 2019 in Rayville, LA. A private memorial service will be held at a later time. To leave condolences for the… View   Send Flowers