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Peggy Joyce Stogner Brewton

August 29, 1936 - May 21, 2018

Peggy Joyce Stogner Brewton age 81 pased away on May 21, 2018 at the residence of her daughter here in Bogalusa La. She is survived by two daughters Denise W. Miley "Sid' of Bogalusa La, and Pam Hartzog "Windy" of Covington La. One sister Katherine Collins of Bogalusa La. Grandchildren, Philip Kennedy, Bianca Westmorland "Mason", Dixie Hartzog, and Abigail Hartzog. Great grandson , Philip ...
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Estelle Owens Miley

November 26, 1936 - May 17, 2018

Estelle Owens Miley born November 26, 1936 went home to be with The Lord on May 17, 2018.She was a life long resident of the Angie and Varnado Community and she was also a member of the Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother that will be dearly missed. ...
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James T. Creel

December 5, 1925 - May 16, 2018

James T. Creel age 92 passed away on May 16, 2018 at his residence. He was a lifetime resident of Bogalusa La. He served in the US Army from 1944-1945. He was in the Battle of the Buldge in WW II. He was with company 838 gasoline supply, 178th engine Company B, 1001 Forestry Battalion. He was awarded three Battle Stars. He worked as a millwright at the Bogalusa Paper Mill and was a member of Mt....
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James "Jimmy" Efferson

October 18, 1949 - May 9, 2018

James "Jimmy" Efferson born October 18, 1949 went home to be with the Heavenly Father on May 9, 2018 . He served in Special Services with the Bogalusa Police Department and also provided Security at Our Lady of Angels Hospital in Bogalusa. Jimmy was of the Baptist Faith. He leaves behind his wife Diane Efferson of Bogalusa, numerous of...
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George Robert Harvey

September 16, 1932 - May 8, 2018

George Robert Harvey, born Sept. 16, 1932 went home on May 8, 2018 while at Resthaven Living Center at the age of 85. George was retired from Illinois Central Gulf Railroad and spent many years traveling, enjoying bowling, visiting family and growing his garden. He was also a US Navy Veteran. He loved his LSU football and just about any other sport he could watch on tv. He spent many hours with...
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Martha Sheila Mizell

January 12, 1954 - May 4, 2018

Martha Sheila Mizell born January 12, 1954 went home to be with The Lord on May 4, 2018 at the age of 64. She was a devoted wife and mother and was of the Pentecostal Faith. She leaves behind a son, Joseph Mizell and his wife Laura of Sun, La., a daughter, Renotta Smith of Picayune, MS., a brother, Larry Lavern Jenkins and his wife Connie...
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Ada Jeanne Forrest

May 29, 1934 - April 28, 2018

Ada Jeanne Forrest born May 29, 1934 passed peacefully on April 28, 2018 at Southeast Medical Center in Kentwood at the age of 83. Ada was a Registered Nurse and spent most of her time helping in the Medical Services in the Bogalusa Community. She was a member of Westside Emmanuel Baptist Church. She leaves behind a son, Marcus Forrest and his wife Medina Graham Forrest of Bogalusa, a grandson,...
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Donald Donnie Simonson

October 29, 1993 - April 28, 2018

"Donnie" Donald Edward Simonson was a devoted spouse, loving father and son. He gained his wings on Saturday, April 28, 2018. He is survived by his fiancé, Brittany D'Shay Pier; daughter, Madelyn Rose Simonson; and a very special niece/step daughter, Alayna Faith Pier, all of Central; his mother, Melissa A. Worley of Pine Grove; his father and stepmother, "Buddy" Jerry L. Worley Jr. and wife...
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Linda Lambert Hodgin

August 17, 1948 - April 27, 2018

Linda Lambert Hodgin born August 17, 1948 went home to be with The Heavenly Father on April 27, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of Bogalusa and a member of Redwood Baptist Church. She served our community as a nurse to provide Healthcare. She was an LPN and worked in the Feliciana Home Health, the Dept. of Corrections at Dixon and transferred to Rayburn Correctional Facility where she retired...
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William R. "Randy" Talley, Sr.

September 17, 1951 - April 24, 2018

William "Randy" Talley Sr. age 66 passed away on April 24, 2018 at his residence. He was a US Navy Veteran. He is survived by his wife Theresa Hall Talley of Bogalusa. One son William R. Talley Jr. of Bogalusa La. Two brothers Derwin Talley of Bogalusa and Herbert Lee Talley Jr. of Texas. He is preceded in death by a daughter Brandis Rena Talley, his parents Herbert and Ester Garland Talley. ...
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Carolyn Margaret Boyd

October 31, 1933 - April 23, 2018

Carolyn Margaret Boyd born October 11, 1933 went home to be with The Lord on April 23, 2018 at the age of 84. Carolyn was a lifelong resident of Bogalusa and a member of the First Baptist Church of Bogalusa. She was a member and Past President of the Bogalusa Garden Guild, Past President of the Civic League, and Past Treasure of the Kings & Queens Dance Club. ...
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Evelyn Jones Fitzmorris

August 22, 1934 - April 15, 2018

Evelyn Jones Fitzmorris age 83, passed away April 15, 2018 at her residence in Sun La. She is survived by a son Terry Fitzmorris of Sun La. Daughter Mike Fitzmorris of Sun La. One brother Dwight Jones of Isabel La. Sisters Betty Carroll of Bogalusa La, Floyce Crain of Sun la, and Ethle Wilson of Bogalusa La. Grandchildren Christopher J. Fitzmorris and Dusty Fitzmorris. Four Great Grandchildren. ...
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Altus Jewel "A.J." Smith, Jr.

March 27, 1968 - March 29, 2018

Altus Jewel "A.J." Smith Jr. born March 27, 1968 went home to be with The Lord on March 29, 2018 at the age of 50. He was of the Pentecostal Faith. He was a Carpenter and worked Construction. He leaves behind his Mother, Pauline Toney of Bogalusa, his wife, Angie Wheat Smith of Bogalusa, a son, Stanton Smith and his wife Elizabeth of Hammond, La., 3 daughters, Tia Smith and her...
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Alvin Arvis Williams

October 9, 1934 - March 18, 2018

Alvin Arvis Williams born October 9, 1934 to Alton and Edith Williams. He grew up in Angie, Louisiana and served in the Louisiana National Guard. He was employed at the Paper Mill until his retirement. After retirement he enjoyed spending with his family and attending to his garden and cattle farming. Alvin was a member of Angie Baptist Church. ...
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Sharon Kay Magee

July 31, 1955 - March 15, 2018

Sharon Kay Magee born July 31, 1955 went home to be with The Lord 0n March 15, 2018 at the age of 62. Sharon was a native of Bogalusa. She was an Employee at the Stennis Space center until she retired and was of the Baptist Faith. She leaves behind 2 brothers,...
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Robin G. Thigpen

January 22, 1963 - March 14, 2018

Robin G. Thigpen age 55 , passed away on March 14, 2018 at her residence in Bogalusa. She was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Varnado La. She was also a US Army Veteran. She is survived by her husband Jimmy Thigpen of Bogalusa La. Two sons James Michael Thigpen of Bogalusa La, and Shane Gill of Bogalusa La. One daughter Amanda Thigpen Mcfarlain of Madisonville La. Parents Robert...
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Everette Sharp

March 4, 1929 - March 10, 2018

Everette Sharp, born March 4, 1929 passed away at his residence on Saturday March 10, 2018 at the age of 89. He was a lifelong resident of the Isabel Community and was a Veteran of U.S. Navy. Everette is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Peggy D. Sharp , Daughters, Sheila Creel, Brenda Ikerd and her husband Bobby, Tammy Duncan and her husband Tim, a son,...
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Hillion "Hollywood" Temples

July 24, 1936 - March 6, 2018

Hillion "Hollywood" Temples passed from this life to the next on March 6, 2018 at the age of 81. He was a loving, caring husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be missed by his family and friends alike. He was a lifelong resident of Washington Parish. He is survived by two daughters, Bridgette (Doug) Jones and Bronis (Daniel) Sauls, one grand-daughter, Savannah ...
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Maxine Kellar

October 20, 1942 - March 1, 2018

" For God so loved the world he gave his only begotten son that whosoever believeth in him Shall not perish but have Eternal Life " John 3:16 Maxine Kellar born October 20, 1942 left this world for Heaven March 1, 2018 at the age of 76. She was a dedicated wife and mother and loved her family. Maxine also...
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Robert Roy Nichols, Jr.

November 4, 1926 - February 25, 2018

Robert Roy Nichols Jr. age 91 passed away February 25, 2018 at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Home in Reserve La. Robert retired from the Bogalusa Community Medical Center where he worked as a Lab Technician. He is a US Navy Veteran serving in during WW II and the Korean Conflict. He was a lifetime member of Plainview Baptist Church. He is survived by one brother John Nichols of Bogalusa, La. He...
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Eric Wayne Thomas

December 19, 1983 - February 21, 2018

Eric Wayne Thomas born December 19, 1983 passed away February 21, 2018 at his residence at the age of 34. Eric worked construction as a Pile Driver and was of the Baptist Faith. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Rebecca Voisin Thomas of Bogalusa, , a son, Elijah Wayne Thomas , a step-son , Beau Anthony Voisin both of Bogalusa, 3 daughters,...
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Teresa D. Hayman

April 8, 1960 - February 11, 2018

Teresa D. Hayman born April 8, 1960 went home to be with the Lord on February 11, 2018 at the age of 57. She was a native of Bogalusa and a resident of Carriere, MS.. Teresa worked with Computers at Electronic Data Systems and was of the Baptist Faith. She leaves behind her long time companion,...
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Vivian S. Temples

July 30, 1940 - February 8, 2018

Vivian S. Temples age 77, passed away on February 8, 2018 at St. Tammany parish Hospital in Covington La. She was a resident of Bogalusa and member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She is a former Dixie Life Insurance agent. She is survived by her husband Hillion "Hollywood" Temples of Bogalusa La. Two daughters Bridegette Temples Jones "Doug" of Covington La., and Bronis Temples Sauls "Daniel" of...
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Rose Elma Laird

April 24, 1928 - January 31, 2018

Rose Elma Laird age 89, passed away on January 31, 2018 at Lakeview Regional Medical Center. She was a resident of Sun La. She is survived by one son Danny Ray Laird of Denham Springs La. One brother Frank Campbell of Gardner Kansas. One sister Ethelyn Barrows of Bartlesville Oklahoma. Seven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in...
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Doris Luella Corkern McGehee

April 2, 1925 - January 29, 2018

Doris Luella Corkern McGehee, 92, of Bogalusa, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Born on April 2, 1925, to T.L. and Ella Corkern, Doris was one of nine siblings. Following her graduation from Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial Nursing School, Doris spent her life in service to the people of Washington Parish as a surgical nurse, home health nurse and a member of the Washington Parish...
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Benjamin Louis Thomas, Sr.

January 9, 1943 - January 27, 2018

Benjamin Louis Thomas Sr born January 9, 1943 went home to be with The Lord 0n January 27, 2018 at the age of 75. He served in the United States and Army National Guard. He was a member of Mt. Zion Pentecostal Church. He loved helping others and spending time with grandchildren and Family. He is survived by a son, Benjamin L. Thomas Jr. and his wife Tracy Of Franklinton...
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Billy Spencer

January 25, 1944 - January 25, 2018

.Billy Joe Spencer age 74, passed away on January 25, 2018 at his residence. He was a member of First Pentecostal Church here in Bogalusa La. He is survived by his wife of 35 years Virginia Hunt Spencer of Bogalusa la. Sons Joe Doyle Spencer of Greensburg La, Duel Jenkins of Bogalusa La, and Chuck Jenkins of Bogalusa La. Daughters Tracy Brewer of Montpelier La, and Mary Spencer Williams of...
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Donald Andrew Freeman

July 24, 1975 - January 22, 2018

Donald Andrew Freeman born July 24, 1975 went home to be with the Lord on January 22, 2018 at the age of 42 he, worked as a Medical Respiratory Therapists and was of the Pentecostal Faith. He was a member of the Arawynes Motorcycle Club and was a musician and loved music. He is survived by his mother, Lynda Freeman of Bogalusa, a son, Donald Allen...
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Christopher C. Creel

January 22, 1976 - January 20, 2018

Christopher Creel born January 22, 1976 went home to be with The Lord on January 20, 2018 at the age of 41. He was a carpenter and worked in construction. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his parents, Claude H. "Herbie" and Pam Creel of Bogalusa, Grandmother, Geraldine Carroll Boone, 2 brothers, Theodore Michael "Paul" Williams and his...
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Mary Pizzolato Carter

January 3, 1931 - January 20, 2018

Mary Pizzolato Carter born January 3, 1931 to Sam and Elizabeth Fontana Pizzolato went home to be with The Lord on January 20, 2018 at the age of 87. She was also a sales clerk at Pepe's Drugs. She was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church. She is survived by 3 children, Cathy Carter...
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Carolyn T. Kennedy

November 14, 1936 - January 19, 2018

Carolyn T. Kennedy age 81 passed away on January 19, 2018 at her residence in Angie La. She was a member of Angie Baptist Church. She is survived by one son Benton Kennedy Jr. of Angie La. One daughter Cheryl Kennedy Watts of Angie La . Brothers Dr. Edward Thornhill Jr. of Buena Vista Ark, and John William Thornhill of Hammond La. Two grandchildren, Billy Watts Jr., and Christina Lott. Great...
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Ola Hobgood

January 20, 1928 - January 15, 2018

Ola Hobgood age 89 passed away on January 15, 2018 at Riverside Medical Center. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by one son Larry N. Hobgood of Bogalusa La. One daughter Sharon Warner of Poplarville MS. Brothers Clyde Adams of Dallas Texas, and Danny Adams of Crowley La. One sister Carolyn McCain of Improve MS. Four grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and great-great...
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Tom Phillip Fury, Sr.

October 23, 1936 - January 12, 2018

Tom Phillip Fury Sr. age 82 passed away on January 12, 2018 at North Oaks in Hammond La. He was a resident of Bogalusa La and a US Army Veteran. He is survived by two sons Tom Phillip Fury Jr. of Madisonville La., and Bryan Fury of Franklinton La. One daughter Bridgette Ann Fury Warren of Bogalusa La. Brothers Nicholas Fury of Metairie La. and Charles Fury of Westwego La. One sister Bonnie...
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Sonia Gayle Blackwell

August 29, 1971 - January 8, 2018

Sonia Gayle Blackwell age 46 passed away of Jan. 8, 2018 at her residence in Angie, La. She is survived by her fiance Thomas "Bozo" Myers of Angie La. One son, Buster Benefield of New Augusta MS. Three Daughters, Ashley Monica Bordelon of Angie La., Cassie Benefield of Cabat Ark., and Mary Elizabeth Blackwell of Metairie La. Two brothers, Gary Forbes of Bogalusa, La., Carley Provost II of...
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John R. "Randy" Keaton

April 4, 1951 - January 1, 2018

John Randolph "Randy" Keaton age 66 passed away on January 1, 2018 at Lakeview Regional Medical Center. He was a deacon and member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. He was also a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife Vallie Beth Grantham Keaton of Bogalusa La. One son Garon Scott Keaton "Wendy" Lancaster South Carolina. Daughters Wendy R. Seal "Mark" of Angie La, and Amanda L. Keaton "Jerry"...
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Charles Ray Corkern

December 28, 1932 - December 27, 2017

Charles Ray Corkern born December 28, 1932 went home to be with The Lord on December 27, 2017 at the age of 84. Charles worked as an Officer at the Washington Parish Sheriff's office and was very close with the Franklinton Police Dept. Charles was a Veteran in the United States Army and was a member of Monroe Street Baptist Church. He leaves behind his beloved wife,...
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Thomas Edward Vaughn

November 24, 1959 - December 26, 2017

Thomas Edward Vaughn age 58 passed away December 26, 2017 at Tulane medical Center. He was a resident of Varnado, La. He was also known as "Confederate" a nickname given him in school for his intelligence of History. He was also Chief Thomas E. Vaughn who retired after 22 years of service in the US Navy and Coast Guard. He is survived by a sister Leona V. Thomas, one brother Vernon G. Vaughn ...
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Glynn Arthur Hebert

December 29, 1938 - December 24, 2017

Dr. Glynn Arthur Hebert Sr. born December 29, 1938 passed away December 24, 2017 at his residence at the age of 78. Glynn was a physician and care giver in our community for many years. He was also a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. He was also a Veteran serving in the United States Army. He leaves behind his loving wife, Karen Martin Hebert of Pine, La. a son, Glynn Hebert Jr....
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Lidiia D. Koziuberda

April 2, 1932 - December 24, 2017

Lidiia D. Koziuberda, age 86, passed away peacefully on December 24, 2017 at her daughters home in Bogalusa, la. Lidiia was born April 2, 1932, in kharhov, Ukraine, the daughter of Dmytro Khalupchak and Tetiana Dmytrivna. Lidiia grew up under Soviet Union rule, was a survivor of the Great War and worked hard all of her life. In the Soviet system there was little time for hobbies or outside...
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Gloria Ann Malley

March 2, 1943 - December 23, 2017

Gloria Ann Malley born March 2, 1943 went home to be The Lord on December 23, 2017 at the age of 74. She was a nurse and loved serving her community as a care giver. She was of the Baptist Faith. She leaves behind two daughters, Sandra Sweat and her husband Carl of Biloxi, MS. and Joan Lewis and her husband Michael of Gulfport, MS.,...
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Rev. Ester Garland Hammond

September 19, 1927 - December 22, 2017

The Rev. Ester Garland Hammond was born in Downsville, La. on September 19, 1927 and departed this life on December 22, 2017. She is survived by three loving sons and three wonderful daughters-in-laws; Herbert Talley Jr. and his wife Peggy, Randy Talley Sr...
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John Daivd Dufren, Jr.

June 26, 1964 - December 20, 2017

John David Dufren Jr. age 53 passed away on December 20, 2017 at his residence in Bogalusa La. He is survived by his mother Mildred Viola Davis of Bogalusa La, one brother Luther Earl Davis of Beaumont MS, and sister Mildred Ann Watkins of Bogalusa La. Numerous nieces nephews great nieces and great nephews. He is preceded in death by his father John Dufren Sr., one brother Clifford Watkins, and...
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Charles Ray Williams

September 6, 1935 - December 19, 2017

Charles Ray Williams born September 6, 1935 went home to be with The Lord December 19, 2017 at the age of 82. He was a Veteran with 14 years of service in The United States Army and the United States Marine Corp. He was also a Guard at Rayborn Correctional and also with Vinson Security Services. He leaves behind his wife, Jan Elaine Williams of Bogalusa, a daughter, Michelle Watts and her...
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Joseph Junior Freeman

April 10, 1941 - December 18, 2017

Joseph Junior Freeman age 76 passed away on December 18, 2017 at St. Tammany parish Hospital in Covington La. He was a resident of Bogalusa La., and a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife Alice Cotton Freeman of Bogalusa, la. One son Tyrone Freeman "Tracey" of Bogalusa, and step son Timmy Corkern of Texas. Brothers Carl Freeman of Covington La, Steve Freeman of Bogalusa. Sisters, Ann Hill...
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Robert John Duncan

August 28, 1930 - November 30, 2017

Robert John Duncan born August 28, 1930 a resident of Bogalusa went to his Heavenly Home on November 30, 2017 at the age of 87 after a long battle with cancer. He was a Minister and a member of the United Faith Pentecostal Church here in Bogalusa. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting,...
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Douglas Dakota "Cody" Jones

March 7, 1985 - November 20, 2017

Douglas Dakota "Cody" Jones, age 32, was suddenly and unexpectedly called to his heavenly home. He is survived by his parents, Doug and Bridgette Temples Jones of Covington. Also surviving Cody is his paternal grandmother, Peggy Jones Crain; his maternal grandparents, Hillion "Hollywood" and Vivian Stogner Temples; and his aunt and uncle, Daniel and Bronis Temples Sauls. He is also survived...
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Marion Siller LeBlanc

February 26, 1924 - November 19, 2017

LeBlanc, Marion Stiller Mrs. LeBlanc passed away on November 19, 2017 at 11:58 a.m. She was 93 years young. She is the daughter of George F. and Margaret Hooks Stiller of New Orleans. She is preceded in death by her husband, the late Eggert "Dago" LeBlanc of Labadieville, La., five sisters, Margaret Stiller Bourgeois, Georgia Stiller DeFrense of New Orleans La. Millie S. Barnes of Lacombe, La.,...
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James Robert "Jimbo" Miller

April 15, 1969 - November 14, 2017

James Robert"Jimbo"Miller born April 15, 1969 went home to be with The Lord on November 14, 2017 at the age of 48. James loved the Lord and was of the Baptist Faith. He leaves behind 2 aunts, Anita Jones and her husband Daryl of Angie, La. and Suzy Myler of Bogalusa, also a uncle James Myler and his wife Sue of Baton Rouge,...
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Lillie Mae Hodges

March 17, 1932 - November 11, 2017

Lillie Mae Hodges born March 17, 1932 went home to be with The Lord on November 11, 2017 at the age of 85. She was a native of Bogalusa and a member of the Main Street Baptist Church. She is survived by a son and a step-son, Kenneth Miller and Larue Hodges, a daughter and step-daughter, Anita Hodges and her husband Danny of Bogalusa, and Linda Seal of Bogalusa, a brother, Doyle...
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sandra K. Baughman

April 30, 1952 - November 9, 2017

Sandra K. Baughman born April 30, 1952 passed away November 9, 2017 at her residence at the age of 65. She was born in Hillsboro, Illinois and a resident of Washington Parish. Sandra was also of the Baptist faith. ...
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Charles Phillip Keaton

August 31, 1948 - November 8, 2017

Charles Philip Keaton, 69, born August 31, 1948 in Bogalusa, passed away Wednesday November 8, 2017 at his home. A longtime resident of Hemphill, Texas he was an avid outdoorsman who adored his family and friends. He retired from the oil field and was afforded the opportunity to travel the world moving oil platforms and a career that spanned 35 years. He was an eagle scout and a district scout...
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Sherrie Elizabeth Smith

July 7, 1950 - November 6, 2017

Sherrie Elizabeth Smith age 67, passed away on November 6, 2017 at Our Lady Of Angles in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by two daughters Rebecca Lynn Smith of Slidell La, and Cindy Ann Treadaway "Johnny" of Carrier MS. One brother Jack Ronald Cothern of Jayess MS, one sister Leta Lynn Hirdes of Hattiesburg MS. Three grandchildren Tristan Treadaway, Ashton...
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Billie Ann Corkern

June 21, 1930 - October 28, 2017

Billie Ann Corkern age 87 passed away on oct. 28, 2017 at The Care Center in Baton Rouge La. She is a former resident of Bogalusa La. She was co-owner of Bogalusa Home Supermarket #1, Billie's Snowball Stand, and loved to cook and bake. She was also a member of Zion Lutheran Church here in Bogalusa La. She is survived by two sons, Keith Corkern "Annette" of Pride La., and Benny Corkern "Toni" of...
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Michael Terry Summers

October 9, 1957 - October 26, 2017

Michael Terry Summers born October 9, 1957 passed away peacefully at his residence on October 26, 2017 at the age of 60. Michael was of the Baptist Faith. He is survived by his mother, Doris Summers of Angie, two brothers, John Summers and his wife Kippy of New Orleans, La. and David Summers of Amite , La. a...
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Freeda Melissa Corkern Remington

August 9, 1927 - October 25, 2017

Freeda Corkern Remington born August 9, 1927 was called home to be with The Lord on October 25, 2017 at the age of 90. Freeda was a route carrier for the Bogalusa Daily News for 42 years serving the Pine, Thomas and Stateline Communities, she also was a member of the Bogalusa Lion's Club and a faithful member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Bogalusa. ...
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Leon Thomas, Sr.

February 28, 1929 - October 15, 2017

Leon Thomas Sr. born February 28, 1929 went home to be with The Lord October 15, 2017 at the age of 88. Mr. Thomas worked many years at the Bogalusa Coca-Cola Company then was self-employed as a Vendor in the Bogalusa area. He was a Veteran in the U.S. Army and a member of Ben's Ford Missionary Baptist Church. ...
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TerryLee P. Airhart

November 22, 1949 - October 14, 2017

TerryLee P. Airhart Sr. age 67 passed away on Oct. 14, 2017 at his residence here in Bogalusa La. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era. He is survived by his wife of 44 years Carol Pittman Airhart of Bogalusa, one son TerryLee Airhart Jr. of Bogalusa. One grandchild Christian Airhart of Bogalusa. His wishes were to be cremated and there are no memorial services scheduled. Family...
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Judith Carol Brown

May 1, 1946 - October 13, 2017

Judith Carol Brown resident of Crossroads Community passed away Friday Oct. 13, 2017 at her residence at the age of 71. She is survived by a son, Robert Doyle Brown "Theresa Easterling" of Crossroads MS. One brother Gary Bamburg "Jenny" of Columbia La. Sisters Gay Phillips "Kenny" of Ocean Springs MS, Beverly Bamburg "Wesley" of Ocean Springs MS, and Angelia Parham "Jeff" of West Monroe La....
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Merrel Flynn

December 12, 1937 - October 12, 2017

Merrel Flynn born December 12, 1937 passed away peacefully on October 12, 2017 at the residence at the age of 79. Merrel was born in the Crossroads MS. Community and resident of Bogalusa. He was a Supervisor in the Printing Dept. at the Crown Zellerbach Multi-Wall bag division until he retired. Merrel loved the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish with his family and he also was of the Baptist...
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Lamar Friend Brewer

December 3, 1925 - October 10, 2017

Lamar Friend Brewer born December 3, 1925 went hoime to be with The Lord 0n October 10, 2017 at the age of 91. She was a retired employee of the St. Tammany Parish School Board System. She was born in New Orleans and was a longtime resident of the Bush, La. Community and she was also of the Baptist faith. ...
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Richard Earl Rester

January 8, 1946 - October 2, 2017

Richard Earl Rester age 71 passed away Oct. 2, 2017 at his residence here in Bogalusa La. He was a US Army Veteran . He is survived by his wife Sandra Tynes Rester. His son T. J. Rester, daughters Kersan Gothard, Jamie Robertson, and Dory Rester. Brothers Rev. Charles Raymond Rester, and Ray Rester. Sisters Jane Creel, Jeanette Polezack, Dianna Sandifer, and Tammy Creel. Thirteen grandchildren...
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Cynthia Renee Whitney

August 25, 1955 - September 30, 2017

Cynthia Renee Whitney born August 25, 1955 went home to be with the Lord on September 30, 2017 at the age of 62. She was born in New Orleans and a resident of Bogalusa before moving to Des Moines , IA. She is of the Baptist Faith. There will be a Graveside...
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James Allen Farr

July 18, 1951 - September 26, 2017

James Allen Farr age 66 passed away on Sept. 26, 2017 at St Elizabeth's Hospital in Gonzales La. He was a native of the Crossroads Community. He is survived by a step son Vince, brother Vernon Ray Farr Sr "Vickie", sisters Sharon Ann Daquin "John", Pamela Darlene Higginbottom "Mike", and Tracy West "Mike", brother-in-law Francisco, two nieces and five nephews. He is preceded in death by his...
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Jacqueline "Jackie" Mitchell Williams

April 9, 1927 - September 23, 2017

Jackie" Mitchell Williams, 90, passed from this earthly life on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Jackie was preceded in death by her husband, Murphy R. Williams Jr.; and her parents, James Devon and Evie (Branch) Mitchell. She is survived by her children, Charlotte (John) Sances of Lafollette, Tenn., Deidre (John) Dickens of Schuyler, Va., Murphy Reese (Melody) Williams III of Gillsburg, Miss.,...
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Sherry Flynn Irvine

August 10, 1939 - September 9, 2017

Sherry Flynn Irvine age 78, passed away on September 9, 2017 in Nashville Tennessee. She was a resident of Bogalusa La and member of Main Street Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Harlan H. Irvine Jr. of Bogalusa La, and Charles Kevin Irvine of Dallas Tx. Two daughters, Amy Irvine Crighton of Moon TWP PA. and Angela Irvine Sullivan of Meridian MS. Brothers Joe Troy Flynn of Crossroads...
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Jack Coulon

January 25, 1933 - August 31, 2017

Jack Coulon age 84, passed away on August 31, 2017 at his residence in the Pine Community. He was retired from the Box Plant here in Bogalusa La where he was manager. He was a US Navy veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his sons David Lee Coulon, and Jerry Michael Coulon. One daughter Melissa Ann, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is preceded in...
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Linda Stevenson Kirkland

December 27, 1946 - August 29, 2017

Linda Stevenson Kirkland born December 27, 1946 went home to be with The Lord on August 29, 2017 at the age of 70. She was a long time resident of Bogalusa and worked in the medical profession for many years. Linda was of the Pentecostal Faith. She leaves behind two sisters, Lucille...
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Doris McMillan

September 18, 1956 - August 29, 2017

Doris McMillan age 60 passed away on August 29, 2017 at Resthaven Living Center here in Bogalusa where she was a resident. Memoriall service will be held a a later date. Family and friends may view and sign the online guestbook at www.brownmcgehee.com
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Jerry Antoine Verdin

September 3, 1947 - August 19, 2017

Jerry Antoine Verdin born September 3, 1947 passed away August 19, 2017 at the age of 69. He was a longtime resident of Bogalusa for 45 years and was a Veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the Magic City American Legion Bogalusa Post #24. He leaves behind two sons,...
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Sarah May Mitchell

January 27, 1920 - August 10, 2017

Sara May Fairchild Mitchell age 97 passed away on August 10, 2017 at Our Lady Of The Angles Hospital in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Resthaven Living Center in Bogalusa and Member of Mt Pleasant Baptist Church. She is survived by one son William Martin Mitchell III of Bogalusa La. Three daughters Margaret R. Mitchell Hill of Bogalusa, Nancy Richmond of Tylertown MS, and Sarah Ruth...
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Clarice Cowart Keaton

July 13, 1929 - August 7, 2017

Clarice Cowart Keaton born July 13, 1929 went home to be with the Lord on August 7, 2017 at the age of 88. She was resident of Bush, LA. Clarice was a retired Food Supervisor with the St. Tammany Parish School System and a member of Hebron Baptist Church in Bush, La. She leaves behind two sons, John R. Keaton and his wife...
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John Pearson Brooks, Sr.

February 24, 1958 - August 4, 2017

John Pearson Brooks Sr. age 59 passed away on August 4, 2017 at his residence in Franklinton La. He is survived by his wife Mary Westmorland Brooks of Franklinton. One son John Pearson Brooks Jr. of Franklinton. Four daughters, Veronica Sibley of Walker La., Nicole Bounds of Franklinton, Dixie Rene Bounds of Walker La, Lucy Erline Brooks of Mississippi. One sister, Billie Faye Brooks of Bogalusa...
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Eula C Seal

November 13, 1941 - July 20, 2017

Eula C. Seal Was born November 13, 1941 in Ava, Mo She left this world to rejoice in Heaven July 20, 2017 She will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her 4 children Laura Seal (Bob) Of White Sands,Ms Rhonda (Ronnie) Pugh of Bogalusa Jack Seal Jr of Dallas, Tx Diana (Keith) Graves of Pine, La 12 Grandchildren Rhonda (Delos) Williams, Robert (Jennifer) Jones , Joshua...
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Barbara Joan Cox

August 25, 1937 - July 16, 2017

Barbara Joan Cox age 79, passed away on July 16, 2017 In Madisonville La. She was a resident of the Plainview Community and member of Plainview Baptist Church. She is survived by one son Clint Crick of Midwest City Oklahoma. Daughter Connie Judge of Madisonville La. One sister Agnes Sowder of Bogalusa La. Four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband...
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Jimmie Lucinda Carona

May 20, 1949 - July 14, 2017

Jimmie Lucinda Carona born May, 20, 1949 went home to be with The Lord July, 14, 2017. She was a resident of Sun, La. and was of the Baptist Faith. She leaves behind two daughters, Kathy Haley and her husband Trampas of Rio, La. and Angela DeNicolo and her husband Mark of South Windsor, CT., a brother,...
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Alberta "ToT" Byrd Martin

March 5, 1934 - July 12, 2017

Alberta "ToT" (Byrd) Martin born March 5, 1934 being a native of Bogalusa, La passed away at Our Lady of Angels at the age of 83 and was of the Baptist Faith. She is survived by 6 daughters, Linda (Tom) Barnes, Patricia (Billy) Brumfield, Karen ( Dr. Glyn) Hebert, Debbie Askew, Cathy (Carlos) Clark and Pam (Jim)...
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Tommy Lee Wallace

November 16, 1929 - July 11, 2017

Tommy Lee Wallace age 87 passed away on July 11, 2017 at Resthaven Living Center. He was a resident of Bogalusa la and member of Main Street Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Emma C. Wallace of Bogalusa. Two sons Gary Wallace of South Carolina, and Jim Wallace of Slidell La. One daughter Kimberly Wallace of Bogalusa La. One sister Pauline Patterson of Baton Rouge La. Eight...
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Barbara Sheridan Stogner

June 25, 1929 - June 23, 2017

Barbara Sheridan Stogner, 87, returned to her Heavenly Home on June 23, 2017. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggles and ultimately gave her peace. Barbara was blessed with a large and loving family. Barbara is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Sheridan Cockrell and her husband Jackie Ray Cockrell, a son, Shelly Ottis Sheridan and his...
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Barbara Ann Kennedy

March 25, 1944 - June 18, 2017

Barbara Ann Kennedy age 73 passed away on June 18, 2017 at Hospice House of Slidell. She was a resident of Angie La. She is a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Varnado La. She is survived by one son Richard N. "Ricky" Kennedy of Angie la. Daughters Tammy Green "Richard" of Jonesboro Arkansas. Deidre Cassanova "Scot" of Covington La. One brother Roger Baker of Picayune MS. Sisters Lisa...
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Bruce Edward Jenkins

December 22, 1957 - June 17, 2017

Bruce Edward Jenkins age 59 passed away on June 17, 2017 at Resthaven Living Center in Bogalusa where he was a resident. He had been a resident of Bogalusa la all of his life. His wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Family and friends may view and sign our online guestbook at www.brownmcgehee.com
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William "Clinton" Kahl

January 5, 1920 - June 14, 2017

William "Clinton" Kahl born January 5, 1920 passed away peacefully on June 14, 2017 at his residence at the age of 97. He was an Engineer for Exxon Petroleum, Served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard, an Alumnus of Louisiana State Unviversity, member of the V.F.W. in Baton Rouge, LA. Clinton was a native of Bush, LA.,, and a member of Hebron Baptist Church. ...
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Elton Roy Miley

May 5, 1956 - June 13, 2017

Elton Miley born May, 5, 1956 passed away peacefully at his residence on June 13, 2017 at the age of 61. He was a Carpenter in the community and was of the Baptist Faith. He leaves behind his step-father, Harry Keaton, of Bogalusa, Chernie Miley of Bogalusa 2 brothers, Alan Miley of Bogalusa, and Anthony Keaton of Bogalusa, 2 sisters,...
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Joseph "Joe" Jones

February 7, 1937 - June 13, 2017

Joseph "Joe" Jones born February 7, 1937 passed away peacefully at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Franklinton, La. at the age of 80. Joe was a auto mechanic and had his own business in Bogalusa for many years rebuilding alternators and starters. Joe was a native of Bogalusa and was of the Baptist faith. He leaves behind a son, Ronald Joseph Jones of Franklinton, 3 daughters, Doris...
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Bufford Crain

March 6, 1928 - June 12, 2017

Bufford Crain was born in Pine La March 6, 1928. He passed away on June 12, 2107 in McComb Ms. He was raised in Bogalusa and graduated in 1946 and attended LSU and Louisiana College where he graduated. He also taught school in the Bogalusa School System. He was a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his brothers H.L. Crain "Charlene" of Bogalusa La, Lavell Crain of Bogalusa, Luke Crain of...
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Jacquelyn Nicole "Nikki" Edwards

October 12, 1985 - June 8, 2017

Jacquelyn Nicole "Nikki" Edwards born October 12, 1985 went home to be with The Lord on June 8, 2017 at the age of 31. She was a member Truelight Missionary Baptist Church and a native of Bogalusa. She leaves behind her Paternal grand parents, Fred and Agnes Edwards of Franklinton and Maternal grandmother, Linda Swick of Arkansas, her Father, David Edwards of Bogalusa and mother Crystal...
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Larry R. Miller

December 21, 1948 - June 8, 2017

Larry R. Miller age 68 passed away on June 8, 2017 at his residence in Bush La. He was a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife Carole L. Miller of Bush La. Sons Robert Karl Miller Marlborough Mass., Russell Lawrence Miller of North Grafton Mass. Daughter Andre Fay Miller of Bush La, Step daughter Lorine Farrington of Framingham Mass. Brother Bradley Miller of New Hampshire. Sisters Dawn...
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Lavon Ingram

October 15, 1951 - June 2, 2017

.Lavon Thomas Ingram, age 65, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 at his residence in Bogalusa, LA. He was employed for 19 years with Crown Zellerbach-Timber Division and 14 years with Delta Printing in Bogalusa. He was an avid genealogy researcher who loved his family and enjoyed telling stories of his childhood. He also enjoyed watching baseball especially his favorite team, the Houston Astros....
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Eunice Hall Magee

January 27, 1922 - May 28, 2017

OBITUARY FOR DR. EUNICE HALL MAGEE DR. EUNICE HALL MAGEE, age 95, went to be with her husband, Von Magee, and the Lord, on May 28, 2017 in Mandeville, LA. Her loving children and grandchildren were with her as she left. Eunice was born on January 27, 1922 at Crossroads, MS to her parents, Purvis Melvin Hall, Sr. and Mattie Ainsworth Hall. She had six siblings all but one of who preceded...
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Jan Singleton Sanders

July 7, 1956 - May 27, 2017

Brown McGehee Funeral Home 610 Avenue F Bogalusa, LA 70427 (985) 732-7155 Jan Singleton Sanders born July 7, 1956 passed away peacefully on May 27, 2017 at Ochsners Hospital in New Orleans, La. at the age of 60. She was the daughter of Dr. Allen and Jean Welcelean Singleton. She was of the Methodist Faith. ...
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Charles Larry Miley

August 19, 1943 - May 25, 2017

Charles Larry Miley age 74 passed away May 25, 2017 at his residence in Provencal La. He was a native of Bogalusa La and A US Navy veteran. He is survived by three sons, James Ardis Miley of Provencal La, John Kendall Miley of Robline La, and Mark Avery Miley of Hammond La. Sisters Wilma Jean Brown of Bogalusa La, and Elaine Myra Carroll of Varnado La. Nine grandchildren and six great...
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Eloise Pierce Jarrell

April 10, 1931 - May 23, 2017

Eloise Pierce Jarrell born April 10, 1931 went home to be with The Lord on May 23,2017. She passed away peacefully at the residence at the age of 86. Eloise was a member of the Temple Baptist Church. She leaves behind a son, Hayward Jarrell and his wife Cynthia of Bogalusa, a daughter, Darlene Jarrell McCain and her husband Ned of Sandy Hook, Ms. , 6 grandchildren and numerous great...
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Joyce Bernice Jones

April 14, 1934 - May 23, 2017

Joyce Bernice Jones age 83 passed away on May 23, 2017 at Resthaven Nursing Home. She was a resident of Bogalusa la and a charter member of Memorial Baptist Church here in Bogalusa. She is survived by her son Darrl Jones "Sheryl" of Bogalusa. One brother Willard Keen of Bogalusa La. Grandchildren Leah Booth, Laurel Boone, Leslie Willett, Brooke Sides, and Katelyn Jones. She is also survived by...
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Shirley Strahan Thomas

October 23, 1947 - May 16, 2017

Shirley Strahan Thomas age 69 passed away on May 16, 2017 at AMG Rehabilitation Hospital in Covington La. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by her son James R. Thomas III of Bogalusa La. One daughter Cecilia Martin of Madisonville La. Brother Edward Strahan of Franklinton La. Sisters Ella Mae Williamson of Belle Chase La., Loretha Freeman of Baton Rouge La., Emogene Burch of...
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Marie kirk Villimeur Meyers

August 22, 1955 - May 15, 2017

Marie Kirk Villemeur Myers born August, 22, 1955 in New Orleans, La. passed away peacefully on Monday May 15, 2017 at Lakeview Regional Medical Hospital at the age 61. She was the daughter of James and Nell Kirk. and was the last of 6 children. Marie was of the Baptist Faith. Marie is survived by her...
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Dorothy Alice Barnes

October 2, 1927 - May 11, 2017

Dorothy Alice Barnes born October, 2, 1927 went home to be with The Lord 0n May 11, 2017 at the age 89. She was of the Presbyterian Faith and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She leaves behind 2 sons, John C. Barnes of Bogalusa and Thomas E. Barnes and his wife Linda Gayle Martin Barnes, a daughter, Linda S. Barnes Baer of DeSoto, MO., a sister, Arlene Sohm...
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Jerry Robert Gorum, Sr.

December 24, 1948 - April 26, 2017

Jerry Robert Gorum Sr. age 69 passed away on April 26, 2017 at his residence in Bogalusa La. He was a US Navy veteran serving in Vietnam. He is survived by his wife Joyce Burkett Gorum of Bogalusa, La, three sons, Kenny Douglas Gorum of Bogalusa, Keith Darryl Gorum of Bogalusa, and Jerry Scott Gorum of Loranger La. Two daughters Melody Ann Gorum of Bogalusa and Cassie Marie Gorum of Bogalusa. Two...
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Joyce M. Taylor

September 27, 1929 - April 21, 2017

Joyce M. Taylor age 87, passed away on April 21, 2017 at her residence in Bogalusa La. She was a nurse for 22 years working at the Bogalusa Community Medical Center. She was also a member of The Bogalusa Congregation Of Jehovah's Witnesses. She is survived by two sons, David O. Taylor "Lisa" of Bogalusa, and Clifton Ray "Kip" Taylor "Minnie" of Bogalusa La. One sister Myrtis Penton of Varnado,...
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Ouita F Jourdan

December 7, 1933 - April 8, 2017

Ouita F. Jourdan born December 7, 1933 went home to be with The Lord on April 8, 2017 at the age of 83. She was a a member of Hebron Baptist Church of Bush, La. She leaves behind a son, Miles Simpson of Bush, La. and daughter, Sheila Aulbach of Sun, La., 2 sisters, Verna Lee Keaton of Bogalusa and Marjorie Gittenger of North...
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Athelee Gerald Schilling

January 26, 1920 - April 5, 2017

Athelee Gerald Schilling, born January 26, 1920, departed this world for heaven at her residence in Pine La, on April 5, 2017 she was affectionatly known as "Grandma" by many, she enjoyed caring for her family, making the best homemade biscuits around, gardening and just being outdoors. A beloved and devoted mother and grandmother, she leaves behind one son, Bennie Schilling (Debbie), three...
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Betty Joyce Flynn

August 12, 1939 - April 3, 2017

Betty Joyce Flynn born August 12, 1939 went home to be with The Lord on April 3, 2017 at the age of 77.. She was a nurse at the Rest Haven Nursing Home for 24 years of service and was also a member of Main Street Baptist Church. She is survived by her husbandof 60 years,...
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