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Inez Sandifer

March 4, 1922 - January 27, 2016

Inez Sandifer age 93 passed away Jan 27, 2016 at Our lady Of Angles Hospital in Bogalusa. She was a resident of Bogalusa and a charter member of Midway Baptist Church. She is survived by one son Charles O. Ingram of Bogalusa La. Two daughters, Charlene Branch of Bogalusa and Marlene Ard of Thomasville Ala. Two brothers, Luke Miley of Varnado and Elder Mason Miley of Pine La. Two sisters, Lucille...
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Paul L Garner

August 28, 1982 - January 27, 2016

Paul L. Garner born August 28, 1982 passed away at his residence January 27, 2016 at the age of 33. Paul was of the Baptist Faith. He is survived by his his Father, Paul E. Garner, his mother, Robin Thigpen of Bogalusa, a daughter, Alyssa Leigh Garner of Nashville, TN., brothers, Jason Paul Garner of...
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Mary Delaine Lanie Farr Rivera

August 13, 1958 - January 24, 2016

Mary Delaine Farr Rivera "Lanie age 57 passed away January 24, 2016 at Marion General Hospital in Columbia Ms. She was a resident of Poplarville Ms. She is survived by her husband Jr. Rivera. Two brothers Vernon Ray Farr "Vicky and Allen Farr. Three sisters Sharon Ann Daquin "John", Pamala Darlene Higginbottom "Mike", and Tracy West "Mike". Five nephews and two nieces. Visitation will be on...
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Judy Diane Sheridan

July 28, 1947 - January 19, 2016

Judy Diane Sheridan born July 28, 1947 passed away at her residence on January 19, 2016 at the age of 68. She was a born in Bogalusa and resided in Bush, La. Judy was also a member of the Bush United Methodist Church. She was a Minute Clerk for the St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Courts where she served 20 years of service. She was a beloved mother and...
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Etha Lavada Bryant

November 15, 1914 - January 19, 2016

Etha Lavada Bryant age 101 passed away on Jan. 19, 2016 at Resthaven Living Center in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by one son Tom Lewis who lives in Kentucky. Two daughters Helen L. Stewart of Bogalusa La and Ann james of Leesburg Fla. Five grandchildren and a special friend Donna Martin. Her wishes were to be cremated and no memorial service is planned. ...
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Myrtle Lee Seal

February 12, 1931 - January 18, 2016

Myrtle Lee Seal age 84 passed away January 18, 2016 at Our Lady Of The Angels Hospital in Bogalusa La. She was a member of Union Heritage Baptist Church. She is survived by one son Reginald Richard Seal of Angie La. Two daughters Delaine Seal Green of Bogalusa La. And Debbie Galloway of Angie La. One sister Earline Adams of Bogalusa La. Five grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She is...
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Arlan Leroy Miley

April 27, 1959 - January 17, 2016

Arlan Leroy Miley born April 27, 1959 passed away January 17, 2016 in Heber Springs, AR. at the age of 56.He was a native of Bogalusa and a attended Palestine Baptist Church and also a mechanic in the community. He served in the United States Air force and was a member of the Rebel Riders Motorcycle Club. He leaves behind a...
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Lura Pounds

September 11, 1958 - January 2, 2016

Lura B. Pounds born September 11, 1958 passed away at her residence January 2, 2016 at the age of 57. She was a teller in Banking at First State Bank, Hibernia and Capitol One. She was also a member at Superior Avenue Baptist Church. She was a devoted mother and leaves behind two sons, T.W. Pounds and his...
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Janice Sticker

November 11, 1938 - January 1, 2016

Janice Sticker born November 11, 1938 passed away at her residence on January 1, 2016 at the age 77. She was a native of Bogalusa and a member of Hebron Baptist Church. She was a beloved wife and mother and grandmother. She leaves behind her husband, Daniel B Sticker of Bush, two sons, Jerry Paul Miller Jr. and his wife Nancy of Madisonville, La. and Bradley Allen Sticker and his wife Leann...
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Charlene Inez Ramsey

October 10, 1926 - December 30, 2015

Charlene Inez Ramsey age 89, passed away December 30, 2015 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Franklinton La. She was a resident of Bogalusa. She is survived by her son Robert Earl Ramsey Jr. of Bogalusa La. Two daughters, Joyce Kaye Schroeder of Bogalusa La and Janice Ramsey Patterson of Bogalusa La. Ten grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. She is...
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Hansel C. Jenkins, Jr.

October 5, 1929 - December 14, 2015

H. C. Jenkins Jr. age 86 passed away Dec. 14, 2015 at Good Samaritans Nursing Home in Franklinton La. He was a resident of the Enon Community and member of Mt. Zion UPC. He is survived by his wife Juanita Whitehead Jenkins of Enon. Two sons, Dual Jenkins of Bogalusa La, and Charles Jenkins of Bogalusa. One daughter Diane Jenkins Knight of Franklinton La. Two brothers Wilson Jenkins and Showalter...
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Myra Jeannie Temples

July 5, 1955 - December 11, 2015

Myra "Jeannie" McAllister Temples born July 5, 1955 passed away at Ocshners Hospital in New Orleans on December 11, 2015 at the age of 60. She was a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived a daughter, Melissa Anthony of Hammond, a brother Johnny McAlister of Pontchatoula, La., a sister, Linda Anthony of Loranger , La.,...
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Annie Laura Williams

August 21, 1940 - December 10, 2015

Annie Laura Williams age 75 passew away December 10, 2015 at Resthaven Living Center where she was a resident. She was a retired nurse. She is survived by a son James Charles Williams Jr. of Bogalusa La. Two daughters, Joy Williams-Landry of Sun La., Faith Ellen Williams of Varnado La. One sister Lois Craft of Osyka Ms. Her Grandchildren Charity Estelle Williams, Hope Ennice Williams, and...
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Alice Fulton

May 30, 1958 - December 5, 2015

Alice Fulton born May 30, 1958 passed away December 5, 2015 at Our Lady of Angels at the age of 57. She was a Store Manager and Cashier in local stores. She is survived by her mother, Fannie Roberts Taylor of Bogalusa, a daughter, Nitasha Fulton of Bogalusa, three brothers, Donald Taylor of Oregon City, Oregon, Benjamin Taylor of Utah, and William Allen...
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Freda Sue Penton

November 19, 1944 - November 29, 2015

Freda Sue Penton born November 19, 1944 passed away November 29, 2015 at Our Lady of Angels at the age of 71. Freda was a member of Palestine Baptist Church. She is survived by a 2 sons, David W. Penton and his wife Jennifer of Bogalusa and Scott A. Penton and his wife Yvonne of San Diego, California, five grandchildren, Amanda L Penton, David C. Penton, Cody W....
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Gene Douglas Erwin

May 12, 1942 - November 25, 2015

Gene D. Erwin born May 12, 1942 passed away November 25, 2015 at his residence at the age of 73. Gene was a retired Machine Operator at the Crown Zellerbach Paper Mill and worked as a machinest at Stennis Nasa Space Center for fourteen years. Gene loved to fish and enjoyed the outdoors. Gene...
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Brenda Kees Busby

January 27, 1948 - November 18, 2015

Brenda Kees Busby born January 27, 1948 passed away November 18, 2015 at Lakeview Regional Medical Center at the age of 67. Brenda was of the Baptist Faith. She is survived by her husband, Bruce Busby of Angie, La., a daughter Lorrie Kees Wood and her husband Shalin of Pine, La., a son, Joseph "Joey" Kees of TN., two brothers, Ben Thomas and Leon Thomas both of...
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Linda Sue Thomas

March 3, 1962 - November 10, 2015

I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. II Timothy 4:7 Linda Sue Thomas age 53, a lifetime resident of Varnado La passed away Nov. 10, 2015 at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans La surrounded by her loved ones. Linda was a quiet humble person loved by everyone she met. She has always loved animals espically her dogs which were her babies. She is...
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Alvin Burt

March 3, 1922 - October 31, 2015

Alvin Burt, age 93, born March 3, 1922 in Bogalusa, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015. Alvin along with his ten siblings were raised on Burt Hill where they helped their parents, Will and Lucy Burt on their farm. Alvin was baptized at Union Avenue...
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Randy E. Hodges

November 6, 1954 - October 26, 2015

Randy E. Hodges age 60 passed away Oct. 26, 2015 at his residence in Bogalusa La. Randy was a retired Lieutenant with the Bogalusa Police Dept. He also worked a number of years with the Washington Parish Sheriff's Dept and served as Councilman for District E for eight years. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Sondra Hodges, son Steven Hodges, Mother Lillie Mae Hodges, sisters Linda Seal,...
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Kathleen Jordan

August 3, 1956 - October 25, 2015

Kathleen Stafford Jordan born August 3, 1956 passed away October 25, 2015 at her residence at the age of 59. She is survived by her husband Willie Jordan of Franklinton, La., 2 daughters, Cathy Sumrall and her husband J.C. and NanetteReagan and her husband Ronald all from Pine, La.,...
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Shirley Ann Crawford Pittman

October 16, 1940 - October 21, 2015

Shirley Ann Crawford Pittman born October 16, 1940 passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on October 21, 2015 at the age of 75. She was a resident of the Plainview Community and a member at Plainview Baptist Church. She is survived by 2 daughters, Debbie Miley and her husband Roy and Cindy Smith and her husband Bruce all of...
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Donald Gordon Starks

April 7, 1944 - October 20, 2015

Donald Gordon Starks age 71 passed away Oct. 20, 2015 at his residence in Angie La. He is survived by his wife Phyllis Pierce Starks of Varnado. La. One son Trent Starks "Rose" of Varnado La. A sister-in-law Patricia Wilson of Varnado La. Niece Donna Simon "Joey and a great niece LeeAnn Prisk. He was preceded in death by his mother Lorena Starks. Visitation will be held in the chapel of...
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Ivy Nell Hill

February 4, 1932 - October 10, 2015

Ivy Nell Hill age 83 passed away Oct. 10, 2015 at Heritage manor Nursing Home in Franklinton La. She was a resident of Bogalusa La and member of Zion Lutheran Church. She was also a registered nurse for sixty years and worked at Resthaven Living Center for thirty years. She is survived by a niece Judy H. Mizell "Judson" of Bogalusa La. A great nephew Jason Mizell. She is preceded in death by her...
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Geraldine "Gerry" Welborn Lynch

February 2, 1923 - October 6, 2015

Geraldine Welborn Lynch, 92, passed away peacefully at Harvest Manor Nursing Home on October 6, 2015. She was a dedicated employee of the Bogalusa Paper Mill for 65 years, a member of First Baptist Church of Bogalusa and a well loved socialite in the community. For the last 10 years she has resided in Denham Springs near her daughter. Gerry is survived by her grandson Daryn Spence and...
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Elizabeth Gail Fuller

November 26, 1965 - October 2, 2015

Elizabeth Gail Fuller age 49 passed away Oct. 2, 2015 at Our lady Of Angles Hospital in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Bogalusa. She is survived by her husband Melvin Fuller of Bogalusa, one daughter Ashley Miller "Christian" of Bogalusa. One brother Elzey Lee Miller of Petrolia Tx. Five sisters Donis Mahon of Galena Park Tx., Naomi Dias of Houston Tx, Lisa Marks of Petrolia Tx, Michelle...
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Richard W. Fontenot

September 23, 1940 - September 29, 2015

Richard W. Fontenot age 75 passed away Sept. 29, 2015 at Resthaven Living Center. He was a resident of Bogalusa la. He is survived by one son Richard R. Fontenot of Abita Springs La. A step Daughter DeOna Bell of Alabama. One sister Lois Bichham of Franklinton la. A sister-in-law Helen Fontenot of Bogalusa, La. Three grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Frances Fontenot, parents...
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Susie Lanita Pounds

March 2, 1933 - September 28, 2015

Susie Lanita Pounds born March 2, 1933 went home to be with the Lord on September 28, 2015 at the age of 82. She was a long time resident of Bogalusa and a member of the United Faith Pentecostal Church. She is survived by 3 sons, Edgar Pounds and his wife Dewanna, Dewey Pounds and his wife Joyce and...
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Curtis Franklin Owens

July 27, 1958 - September 24, 2015

Curtis Franklin Owens born July 27, 1958 went home to be with the Angels on September 24, 2015 at the age of 57. He was a resident of the Sandy Hook Community and was of the Pentecostal Faith. He is survived by his father Deloy Owens and step-mother Mary Owens of Sandy Hook MS., 2 daughters, April Owens...
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Louise Ann Galloway

July 8, 1940 - September 19, 2015

Louise Ann Galloway age 75 passed away Sept. 19, 2015 at St Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington La. She was a resident of Bogalusa and member of Pettitt Memorial Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of over 57 years Marvin Galloway, one son George Wendell Galloway of Petal Ms, one daughter Joann Galloway Roberts of Keystone Hights Fla. Four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren....
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Margie Lynn Beeson

July 9, 1944 - September 15, 2015

Margie Lynn Beeson born July 9, 1944 passed away at her residence September 15, 2015 at the age of 71. She was a long time resident of Bogalusa and attended Ben's Ford Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived bya son Floyd Miley and his wife Shan of Bogalusa, 4 daughters, Belinda "Little Bit"...
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Paul W. Seal, Sr.

January 3, 1938 - September 15, 2015

Paul W. Seal Sr. age 77 passed away Sept. 15, 2015 at his residence in Angie La. He was a member of Angie Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife Patricia Jackson Seal of Angie La. Two sons Mark Adam Seal "Wendy" of Angie La. Paul W. Seal Jr. "Melissa" of Angie La. Two sisters Elsie Freeman of Sandy Hook Ms. and Winnie Williams of Angie La. Three grandchildren Clinton W. Seal, Drew P. Seal...
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Larry Lloyd Ward

July 27, 1938 - September 12, 2015

Larry Lloyd Ward, 77, formerly of Bogalusa, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Southaven, Mississippi, passed away on September 12, 2015 in Ruston, Louisiana following a brief illness. Larry was born on July 27,1938 in Bogalusa, Louisiana and was a 1956 graduate of Varnado High School. He moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1967 and received his BA from Louisiana State University in May 1972....
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Evelyn Addie Duncan

January 23, 1930 - September 1, 2015

Evelyn Addie Duncan born January 23, 1930 went home to be with The Lord September 1, 2015 at the age of 85. Evelyn was a long time resident of Bogalusa and a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Bogalusa. She is survived by 2 daughters, Brenda Duncan Seal and her husband Houston of Varnado and Deborah Duncan Potter...
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Vaughn Lee Massey Boyd

May 14, 1933 - August 30, 2015

Vaughn Lee Boyd born may 14, 1933 passed away August 30, 2015 at Our Lady of Angels at the age of 82. She was born in Eastern Shore Maryland and was a long time resident of Bogalusa. She was of the Protestant Faith. She is survived by her husband, Walter S. Boyd of Bogalusa,2 sons Walter L. Boyd of Varnado, La. And Rian Lee Boyd of...
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Donald E. Mann

July 10, 1924 - August 28, 2015

Donald E. Mann age 91 passed away August 28, 2015 at Our Lady of The Angels Hospital in Bogalusa La. He was a resident of Bogalusa La for the last 62 years. He was born July 10, 1924 in Shenandoah, Iowa. Mr. Mann was a graduate of Iowa State University. He retired form Crown Zellerbach after 30 years as a Forester and Pilot. Mr. Mann retired from the U.S. Air force after 30 years active duty and...
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Ruth Alee Wells

April 11, 1934 - August 23, 2015

Ruth Alee Wells born April 11, 1934 passed away August 23, 2015 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg Ms. She was a native of Washington Parish and a current resident of Poplarville Ms. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to many who will be dearly missed. Ruth was a member of Derby Place Missionary Baptist Church and had a multitude of friends and Bill Sherman and Bradley Parker...
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Hilda Creel Bennett Jordan

March 15, 1953 - August 22, 2015

Hilda Louise Creel Bennett Jordan born March 15, 1953 passed away August 22, 2015 at the age of 62. She was a native and resident of Bogalusa and was of the Pentecostal Faith. She is survived by her mother, Geneva Jones Creel of Bogalusa, 2 sons, James Bennett Jr. of Denham Springs, La., and George Todd Bennett of Livingston Parish, 2 daughters, Edith Jeanette Mitchell and her...
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William T. Ingram, Jr.

July 28, 1930 - August 15, 2015

William T. Ingram Jr. age 85 , resident of Sun La. Passed away August 15, 2015 at his residence in Sun La. He was a US Airforce veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He also served as a deacon in the First Baptist Church in Sun La. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Amelia Mizell Ingram. One sister Ezzie Ingram Nastasi and numerous nieces nephews. He is preceded in death by his...
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Roy Andrew Miley

August 30, 1944 - August 13, 2015

Roy Andrew Miley born August 30, 1944 passed away August 13, 2015 at Our Lady Of Angels Hospital at the age of 69. He was of the Baptist Faith. He is survived by a son Joshua Miley of Pine, La., 2 brothers, Clinton Miley and his wife Sheila of Bogalusa, Roy Miley and his wife Debbie also of Bogalusa, 2 sisters, Linda Black of Oklahoma...
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Wanda Faye Hodge

February 19, 1941 - August 10, 2015

Wanda Faye Hodge born February 19, 1941 went home to be with The Lord August 10, 2015. She was a long time resident of Bogalusa. She was of the Baptist Faith She is survived by 2 sons, Jimmy Garza and his wife Melissa of Pride, La. and Randy Garza of Bogalusa, 2 daughters, Elaina Faye Dixon and her...
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Jean Marie Singleton

June 29, 1930 - August 3, 2015

Jean Marie Welcelean Singleton age 85 passed away August 3, 2015 at her residence here in Bogalusa. She was a member of ESM Methodist Church. Jean was a retired RN and graduated from Leesburg School of Nursing. She worked at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Bogalusa Medical Center and the Bogalusa Heart Study for 12 Years. She is survived by one son Allen Richard "Ricky" Singleton III "Donna"...
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Johnny Kouzes Boudreaux

September 23, 1964 - July 30, 2015

Johnny Kouzes Boudreaux age 50 passed away July 30, 2015 at his residence in Franklinton. He is survived by his wife Hannah Leah Verrett Boudreaux and his first wife Susan Gayle Boudreaux Haley of Franklinton. Sons Johnny Klint Boudreaux of Franklinton, Jacob Kouzes Boudeaux of Reserve La, Tobias Preston James Davis of Cut Off. Daughters Satila Ginger Boudreaux of Reserve La, Alizabeth Lacey Dale...
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Barbara Joann Miley

April 3, 1941 - July 30, 2015

Barbara Joann Miley born April 3, 1941 went home to be with The Lord July 30, 2015.She was a long time resident of Bogalusa and was of the Baptist Faith. She is survived by 2 sons. Mike Miley and wife Staci of Pearl MS and Ronnie Miley and his wife Faye of Nashville, TN., Grandchildren, Ashley Miley, Clint Cotton, Anna Miley and Brittney Pigott, great-grandson,...
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Emily Ruth Penny

August 17, 1941 - July 26, 2015

Emily Ruth Simmons Penny, age 73, born on August 17, 1941 in Springhill, LA passed away Sunday July 26, 2015 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Franklinton LA. Mrs. Penny was a life long resident of Bogalusa and a retired teacher of the Bogalusa School System where she taught for 26 years at Long Avenue School. She is survived by three daughters, Ruth P. Mier (Matthew) of Bogalusa LA, Tammy P....
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Curtis Phillip Neal

July 12, 1948 - July 24, 2015

Curtis Phillip Neal born July 12, 1948 passed away peacefully July 24, 2015 at his residence at the age of 67. He was of the Methodist Faith and he was a Tug Boat Captain for Bertuci Marine until he retired. He was survived by his beloved wife, Dale Neal of Franklinton, 2 daughters, Jeanie Neal Pitre(Chris) of Bourg, La.,...
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Ralph Lee Simmons

August 24, 1936 - July 14, 2015

RALPH LEE SIMMONS, 78, passed away July 14, 2015 at Our Lady of the Angels hospital in Bogalusa. Ralph was born on August 24, 1936 to the late Milton Leslie "Les" and Myrtis Lee Simmons of Tylertown, Mississippi. He married his sweet heart, Helen Sue Rowley on November 8, 1957. Sadly, after 56 years of marriage, she preceded him in death. For 40 years Ralph's working career was a "parts man"...
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James Saville Stewart, Jr.

July 21, 1945 - July 10, 2015

James Saville Stewart Jr. born July 21, 1945 passed away July 10, 2015 in Jefferson, La. At the age of 69. James was a native of Bogalusa and is of the Catholic Faith. He is survived by a son, Bryan Stewart and his wife Meg, of Hattiesburg, MS., 3 daughters, Kimberly Stewart and her partner, Natasha, of Mandeville, La., Amy Stewart of Ponchatoula, La.,...
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Marlin Edward Gipson

February 29, 1932 - July 7, 2015

Rev. Marlin Edward Gipson age 83 passed away Tuesday July 7, 2015 at his residence in Bogalusa La. He was a member of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church and before retirement pastored there for 11 years. He also served in the US Army in Korea and was a member of Center Lodge 244 F & AM. He is survived by two sisters, Montez Gipson Miller Locke of Purvis Ms, and Katie Mae Gipson Bolin of...
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Sylvia Ophelia Singletary Wiggins

August 21, 1948 - July 4, 2015

Sylvia Ophelia Wiggins born August 21, 1948 passed away July 4th, 2015 at her residence at the age of 66. She was a member of the Charter Oak Apostolic Church in Pearl River, La. She is survived by her children, Clerance "Hank" Singletary Jr. and his wife Lisa,...
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Betty Ann Knight

December 5, 1942 - July 1, 2015

Betty Ann Knight age 72 passed away July 1, 2015 at Our Lady Of Angels Hospital here in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Bogalusa and a retired LPN. She is survived by her son William H. Knight Jr. of Bush La. One daughter Danita Gilliam of Altus Oklahoma. Brothers Larry Ray West of Bogalusa and Gary Wayne West of Fort Wayne Indiana. Sisters Donna Clark of Clarksville Tenn, Sandy Taylor of...
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Lee Garner, Jr.

August 3, 1924 - June 21, 2015

Lee Garner Jr. age 90 passed away Sunday June 21, 2015 at his residence in Bogalusa. He was a member of New Life Pentecostal Church He is survived by three sons all of Bogalusa, Jimmy Dale Garner Paul Edgar Garner, and Joe Dee Garner. Three daughters Sandra Lee Garner of Bogalusa La., Connie Marie Lazell of Bogalusa, and Anagene Baham of Bogalusa La. Twenty seven grandchildren and numerous great...
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Sheila Williams

December 10, 1954 - June 18, 2015

Sheila Williams born December 10, 1954 passed away June 18, 2015 at the Louisiana Heart Hospital in LaCombe, La. at the age of 60. She was a native of Bogalusa and a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Bogalusa. She is survived by her devoted husband, Albert "Danny" Williams of Bogalusa, 2 sons, Jonathan Williams and his wife Brandi...
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Samuel Malcom Talley

July 18, 1928 - June 14, 2015

Samuel Malcom Talley born July 18, 1928 passed away June 14, 2015 at North Oaks Hospital at the age of 86. He was a life long resident of Bogalusa and a member of Talley's Chapel Community Church of Sun, La. He is survived by 4 daughters, Janet Kennedy and her husband Craig of Abita Springs, La., Jeanne Daigle...
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Richard Glenn Lavinghouse

October 6, 1944 - June 11, 2015

Richard Glenn Lavinghouse born October 6, 1944 passed away June 11, 2015 at the Louisiana Heart Hospital at the age of 70. Richard was a retired Correctional Officer at the Rayburn Correctional Center. He is survived by his wife Opal Gaines Lavinghouse of Bogalusa, 1 son, Andrew Lavinghouse, 1...
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Nita Faye Gipson

October 8, 1935 - June 8, 2015

Nita Faye Gipson age 79 passed away June 8, 2015 at her residence in Bogalusa La. She was a member of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Rev. Marlin Gipson. Three grandchildren, Talitha Miller, Tripper Gipson, and Casey M. Gipson. She is preceded in death by a son Marlin Gipson Jr., her parents Rankin and Geneva Johnson, brother Toby Johnson and...
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Janice Lynn Miller

January 22, 1957 - June 8, 2015

Janice Lynn Miller age 58 passed away June 8, 2015 at her residence here in Bogalusa La. She was a member of Monroe Street Baptist Church. Visitation will be in the chapel of Brown-McGehee Funeral Home on Tuesday June 9, 2015 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday June 10, 2015 from 9 a.m. until time for services in the chapel at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Hillview...
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Richard Glen Krebs

February 5, 1940 - June 6, 2015

Richard Glen Krebs, born February 5, 1940 passed away June 6, 2015 at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans, La. At the age of 75. Richard served his country in the United States Navy and the United States Army Reserve. He was also a lifetime resident of Bogalusa and a member of Annunciation Catholic Church. ...
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Menola Bennett Williams

November 7, 1929 - May 29, 2015

Menola Bennett Williams born November 7, 1929 went home to be with the Lord May 29, 2015. She was a long time resident of Bogalusa and was of the Pentecostal Faith. She is survived by 2 sons, Danny Williams and his wife Sheila Williams and Raymond Williams and his wife Joy all of Bogalusa, 1 brother, Aaron "Buster" Bennett of Mt. Herman, 3 sisters, Lynell Thoele of Slidell, La.,...
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Nelda Hunter

August 30, 1924 - May 28, 2015

Nelda Hunter, nee Loving, born in Bogalusa, Louisiana in 1924, died in hospice care on May 28, 2015, with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren at her side and nearby and loving visits from friends and family. Nelda's life accomplishments were significant. She completed elementary and junior high school in Columbus, Mississippi, where she and her sister Monita spent each school...
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Danielle Miley

April 25, 1978 - May 25, 2015

Danielle Miley age 37, passed away May 25, 2015 at her residence in Denham Springs La. She is survived by her husband Jeffrey Scott Miley of Denham Springs La. One son Reno Scott Miley of Denham Springs La. One daughter Halie Danielle Miley of Denham Springs La. Her father Edward Eugene Bice of Gaston Alabama, her mother Doris Jean Lanius of Bogalusa La. Two sisters, Shannon Davis of Culleoka,...
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Vergie Eloise McDonald Cooper

August 19, 1923 - May 25, 2015

Vergie Eloise McDonald Cooper, age 91, died on Monday May 25, 2015 at Hospice House in Slidell, Louisiana. She was a woman of divine faith and member of The White Sand Apostolic Church. She will forever be cherished as a loving mother, grandmother, and aunt. She is preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Cooper, her parents Charlie Corbitt McDonald and Leona Jones McDonald, two brothers,...
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Marion Janice Lott

August 18, 1927 - May 14, 2015

Marion Janice Lott age 86 passed away May 14, 2015 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington La. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by two sons, Earl Stanley Lott of Picayune Ms, Alvin Wayne Lott of Covington La. Two daughters, Christine L. Pell of Slidell La., Camille Ridgdell of Bogalusa La. Thirteen grandchildren and twenty seven great grandchildren. She is preceded in...
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Kathleen M. Webb

February 15, 1925 - May 12, 2015

Kathleen M. Webb born February 15, 1925 passed away May 12, 2015 at Our Lady of Angels at the age 0f 90. She is survived by one son, Ronnie Webb and his wife, Carol Webb of Covington; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Dianne Webb of Bogalusa; four grandchildren, Kristi Cook of Pascagoula...
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Mabel Alberta George

September 7, 1916 - May 5, 2015

Mabel Alberta George age 98 passed away May 5, 2015 at Our Lady of Angels here in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Bogalusa. She is survived by two daughters, Marie Helton of Bogalusa La, and Delores Smith of Hernando Ms. Two brothers Vernon and George Thomas of Bogalusa La. Grandchildren Shanna Paine of Baton Rouge La and John W. Helton of Covington La. Great-grandchildren Woody Helton and...
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Charlen Leeann Whitehead

March 12, 1994 - May 2, 2015

Charlen Leeann Whitehead born March 12, 1994 went home to be with the Lord 0n May 2, 2015 at the age of 21. Charlen was born in Bogalusa and was of the Pentecostal faith. She is survived by her parents, Diamond Whitehead Polk and Christopher Moffett of Bogalusa, Fiancee, Nathan Smith of Bogalusa, 2 daughters, Alexis Nicole Smith and Miranda Faye Smith, a sister, Delilah Angel Polk of...
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Fannie Udene Creel

September 8, 1935 - April 29, 2015

Fannie Udene Creel age 79 passed away April 29, 2015 at her residence here in Bogalussa La. She was a member of New Life Pentecostal Church Here in Bogalusa La. She is survived by two sons, Gary Bruce Creel of Bogalusa, and Larue Creel of Spearman Texas. Two daughters, Evelyn Burkhalter of Bogalusa and Catherine Keating of Kentwood La. Thirteen Grandchildren and twenty six great-grandchildren...
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Kenneth Ray Oxner

July 3, 1956 - April 25, 2015

Kenneth Ray Oxner age 58 passed away April 25, 2015 at his residence in Bush La. He is survived by his wife Doris Easley Oxner. His mother Eleanore Mizell of Bogalusa La, one daughter Marinna Jenkins of Bogalusa La. Four brothers Steve Oxner of Slidell La., Bobby Oxner Jr. "Melissa" of Richton MS, Hank Oxner of Richton MS, Lionel Mathies "Melanie" of Springfield La. One sister Debbie Sprehe "Roy...
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Houston Larry Pittman

September 15, 1936 - April 15, 2015

Houston Larry Pittman born September 15, 1936 passed away peacefully at his residence with his family at his side on April 15, 2015. He was a Mechanical Engineer at the Gaylord Paper Mill from where he retired and also served in the Army Reserve. He was a member of Plainview Baptist Church. He is...
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Alla Mac Guy

August 3, 1927 - April 7, 2015

Alla Mac Guy born August 3, 1927 passed away April 7.2015 at the Lakeland Nursing Home at the age of 88. She was a native and long time resident of Bogalusa and a member of the First Baptist Church here in Bogalusa.. She is survived by a son and daughter-in- law, Rick and Donna Guy of Flowood, MS., a brother, Robert Williams of Atlanta...
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Elma Lee Turnage Rester

January 29, 1923 - April 6, 2015

Elma Lee Turnage Rester born January 29, 1923 went home to be with The Lord on April 6, 2015 at the age of 93. She was a native of Kokomo, MS and a longtime resident of Bogalusa. She attended Turnage Chapel Baptist Church in Foxworth, MS. She is survived by 3 sons, Danny (Linda) Rester of Varnado, La., Darryle (Vonnie) Rester of Bogalusa, and...
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William Simonson

November 29, 1970 - April 5, 2015

William Simonson, born November 29, 1970 passed away at his residence Melwood, Arkansas at the age of 44. He is survived by 2 daughters, Angela and Kelsie Simonson, both of Pine, a brother Charles (Dana) Simonson of Elaine, Akansas , a sister, Melissa Worley of Greensburg, La., and other family members...
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Dewitt Stewart

September 27, 1951 - March 29, 2015

Dewitt Stewart age 63 passed away March 29, 2015 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. He was a resident of Bogalusa La. Dewitt graduated from Enon High School in 1969. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. He was retired from Temple-Inland. He was a charter member of Chapter 31 International Harvester Collection Club. Dewitt was also a member of Zona Lodge #337. He loved farming,...
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Edith Rosell Mizell Jarrell

June 18, 1944 - March 24, 2015

Edith Rosell Mizell Jarrell born June 18, 1944 passed away March 24, 2015 at her residence at the age of 70. Edith was a longtime resident of Sun, and was of the Baptist Faith. She is survived by a daughter, Terena Koenig and her husband Paul, step-daughter, Vicki...
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Donis B. Fornea

November 25, 1925 - March 23, 2015

Donis B. Fornea age 89 passed away March 23, 2015 at Northshore Specialty Hospital in Covington La. She was a resident of Angie La and life long member of Angie Baptist Church. She is survived by three sons; Robert Alton Fornea of Angie La, Donald Ray Fornea of Angie La, and Roxie Fornea of Angie La. Three daughters Mary Fornea Boone of Pine La, Jennifer Lynn Fornea of Angie La, Linda Jones of...
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James Floyd Jones

June 14, 1944 - March 22, 2015

James Floyd Jones passed away peacefully in his home on March 22, 2015, at 7:05 a.m. Floyd was born on June 14th, 1944, in Sun, La. He served two terms in the U.S. Navy, stationed in Olongapo, Philippines, where he met his beautiful wife, Elvina Camargo Jones, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Hilda and James Truman Jones, both of Sun, La. He is survived...
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Allen R. "Chick" Singleton

April 10, 1926 - March 17, 2015

Dr. Allen R. "Chick" Singleton Jr. age 88 passed away March 17, 2015 at Regency Hospital in Covington La. He was a resident of Bogalusa La. He was a member of Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial Methodist Church, graduate of L.S.U. Medical School, and served in the US Navy during WW II. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Jean W. Singleton. One son Allen Richard Singleton III (Donna) of Bogalusa....
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Lois Faye Erwin Crain

December 4, 1934 - March 11, 2015

Lois Faye Erwin Crain resident of Bogalusa born December 4, 1934 passed away march 11, 2015 at her residence here in Bogalusa La surrounded by her family. She was a member of Superior Ave Baptist Church and the Lydia Sunday School class that she so cherished with her sisters in Christ. She is survived by her two daughters Tammy (Curt) Hodge, Donna (David) Hodge and her son Sammy Crain. Seven...
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Georgia Elaine Mizell

February 18, 1924 - February 27, 2015

Georgia Elaine Mizell age 91 passed away Feb 27, 2015 at St Tammany Parish Hospital. She was a resident of Bogalusa La and a member of Westside Emmanuel Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Charles Ray Mizell of Bogalusa La and James William Mizell of Bogalusa La. Three grandchildren, Deborah Lynn Mizell, James Christopher Mizell and Amanda Laine. Five great grandchildren. She is...
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Elmer D. "Donnie" Varnado, Jr.

June 18, 1958 - February 27, 2015

Elmer "Donnie" Varnado Jr. age 56 passed away passed away Feb. 27, 2015 at Ochsner's North Shore in Slidell La. He was a resident of Bogalusa and a US Army veteran serving in the first Gulf War. He is survived by his wife Juanita of Bogalusa La., by one son Casey Donell Varnado of Madisonville La. Two step sons John P. Brooks Sr. of Franklinton La., and Alcus Wayne Brooks of Slidell La. One...
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Dorothy Williams Pierce

August 8, 1920 - February 26, 2015

Dorothy Williams Pierce age 94 passed away Feb. 26, 2015 at AMG Hospital in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Angie La and member of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Wilson and Phyllis Starks "Donald" both of Varnado La. Two grandchildren, Donna Simon "Joey"and Trent Starks "Rose" both of Varnado La. And one great granddaughter LeeAnn Prisk of...
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Michael David Gerald

June 16, 1958 - February 25, 2015

Michael David Gerald born June 16, 1958 passed away at St. Tammany Parish Hospital February 25, 2015 at the age of 56. He was a native and long time resident of Bogalusa and a member of I.B.E.W. Electrical Union. He is survived by his son, Jay (Jennifer) Gerald of Baton Rouge, La., a daughter, Molly Gerald , 2 sisters,...
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Victor "Jug" Pierce

March 13, 1930 - February 18, 2015

Victor "Jug" Pierce born March 13, 1930 passed away February 18, 2015 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital at the age of 84.He was a resident of Sun, La.and was a War Veteran. He attended the Methodist Church in Sun, La. He is survived by 2 daughters, Teresa Pierce ( Robert ) Watts and Tonya Pierce Pierce Parker both...
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Dora Lee Mohon

December 19, 1939 - February 17, 2015

MOHON Dora Lee Davis Mohon, born December 19, 1939, left this earth on February 17, 2015 at St. Tammany Hospital with her loving family by her side. Warmly known as "Dora the Explorer" to many in the community, she was a devoted leader and advocate for many local organizations in addition to being gainfully employed before retirement. She was a member of the Varnado High School Band Booster...
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Larry Lavell Beall

April 16, 1948 - February 17, 2015

Larry Lavelle Beall age 66 passed away Feb. 17, 2015 at his residence near Franklinton La. He is survived by one son, Michael John Beall "Cammie" of Bogalusa La. One daughter Heather Warner of Pine La. Brothers Samuel Beall of Gonzalas La., Grady Beall of Pine La, Leonard Beall of Kentucky. One sister Cloyce Crain of Pine La. Two grandchildren, Brook Beall and Lanie Warner. He is preceded...
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Elaine S. Bankston

August 19, 1925 - February 10, 2015

Mrs. Elaine S. Bankston passed on into her eternal life with The Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Her accomplishments are many, including; Christian wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a close friend to many. She was a life-long member of Calvary Baptist Church, now Memorial Baptist, and a Sunday School teacher for as long as can be remembered. She is a graduate of Bogalusa High...
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Brenda Stogner

August 22, 1949 - February 6, 2015

Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 9:21 am .Brenda Stogner STOGNER .Brenda Ann Perkins Stogner, age 65, of Bogalusa died Feb. 6, 2015. Brenda was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Fredrick, Md., to Melvin and Helen Pierce Perkins. She was a scanning manager at Winn Dixie for 20 years. She went back to school to become a certified nursing assistant for Family Home Health. She has two...
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Jennifer Joann Meiners

May 22, 1974 - February 4, 2015

Jennifer Joann Meiners born May 22, 1974 passed away February 4, 2015 at Our Lady of Angels at the age of 40. She was a resident of Poplarville, MS. She is survived by her mother, Joann Amacker Talley, her husband, Wayne Meiners Jr, of Poplarville MS., 2 sons, Colby Wayne Meiners and Caleb Laine Meiners both of Poplarville, 2 daughters, Chelsea...
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Rosemary Anglin McElveen

November 5, 1925 - February 3, 2015

Rosemary Anglin McElveen, 89, passed away on Feb. 3, 2015, at Hood Memorial Hospital in Amite. She was a resident of Tangi Pines Nursing Home in Amite, where she had many friends and truly appreciated all the kindness and care shown her there, but her heart always resided in Bogalusa, where she was born and lived until recently. She grew up on Superior Avenue, and Superior Avenue Baptist...
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Debra Ann Oliver

September 19, 1954 - January 29, 2015

Debra Ann Oliver age 60 passed away Jan. 29, 2015 at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans La. She was a resident of Varnado La. She was also a member of Bens Ford Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband Robert Max Oliver Sr. of Varnado Two sons Robert Max Oliver Jr. of Franklinton La., and John Oliver of Varnado La. One daughter Lisa Sprehe of Varnado La. One brother Joel...
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Ethel Hunt Wilson

May 1, 1931 - January 27, 2015

Ethel Hunt Wilson born May 7. 1931 passed away at home to be with the Lord with her family by her side on Tuesday Janurary 27, 2015 at the age of 83. She was born of Taft and Velma Hunt. Ethel was a devoted religious woman of the Pentacostal faith. She leaves behind 2 sons, David Wilson and spouse Joe Mullen, Ken Wilson and wife Vera Wilson and daughter-in-law Paula Wilson of...
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Cynthia Ann Kennedy

July 25, 1956 - January 21, 2015

Cynthia Ann Kennedy age 58 passed away Jan. 21, 2015 at her residence in Angie La. She was a member of Angie Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, William Kennedy of Angie La, and Luke Kennedy of Aurora Calif. Two daughters, Carrie Olga Kennedy of Henderson La, and Julie Kennedy of Bogalusa. Mother Donis Fornea of Angie. Three brothers, Rusty Fornea, Roxie Fornea, and Donald Ray Fornea...
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Richard Kevin Wilson

March 31, 1972 - January 18, 2015

Richard Kevin Wilson age 42 passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 at his residence in Franklinton La. Kevin is survived by his two daughters, Kelsey Leigh and Carly Mae; his father, Richard E. Wilson and step mother, Janice; and mother, Judy M. Brouillette and step father Dary. He is also survived by his brother, Adam Wilson, of Bogalusa, as well as siblings, Logan Brouillette, Cammie Crain and...
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Joel Steven Edwards

April 20, 1975 - January 16, 2015

Joel Steven Edwards born April 20, 1975 went home to be with the Lord on January 16, 2015 at Our Lady of Angels Hospital at the age of 39. Joel enjoyed hunting and fishing and being in the Outdoors. He attended Calvary Christian Church here in Bogalusa. He is survived by his parents, Troy and Barbara Edwards of Bogalusa, a...
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Wayne Champagne

January 5, 1944 - January 16, 2015

Wayne Champagne age 70 passed away Jan. 16, 2015 at AMG Hospital in Bogalusa. He was a resident of Bogalusa nad a US Army veteran. He is survived by one son Jerry Champagne of Bogalusa and one daughter Rachel Champagne of Bogalusa. One brother Brian Edmonston of Mandeville La. He is preceded in death by one son Robbie Champagne and his mother Geneva Edmonston and step father Joseph Edmonston. ...
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Sadie Bennett

January 7, 1920 - January 14, 2015

Sadie Bennett age 95 passed away Jan. 14, 2015 at Our Lady Of the Angels Hospital. She was a resident of Bogalusa and member of Heritage Baptist Church in Bogalusa. She was a retired packager for Red Bird Ice Cream. She also spent a number of years working at Brown-Mcgehee Funeral Home. She is survived by two sons, Jackie Bennett "Mae" of Bogalusa, and Otis Earl "Sonny" Bennett "Marianne"of...
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Sidney R Carroll

July 15, 1945 - January 10, 2015

Sidney R. Carroll age 69 passed away Jan. 10, 2015 at AMG Hospital in Bogalusa. He is a resident of Varnado La. He was a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife Rhonda Bean Carroll of Varnado. One daughter Stacey O'Keefe of Denham Springs La.one brother Ed Carroll of Varnado. Sisters Mildred Hillhouse of Varnado La, Nellie Ruth Gerald of Stateline, Geraldine Boone of Varnado, and Brenda...
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Robert Randy Breland

February 2, 1954 - January 8, 2015

Robert Randy Breland age 60 passed away Jan 8, 2015 at Forest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Ms. He was a past resident of Bogalusa and a resident of Carrier Ms. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Phillips Breland of Carrier Ms. One son Robert Scott Breland of Picayune Ms. Two daughters Wendy Lee Dillard of Crossroads Ms and Mandy Rose Smith of Poplarville Ms. One brother Larry Breland...
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Gloria Dell Freeman

September 18, 1945 - January 7, 2015

Gloria Dell Freeman born September 18, 1945 passed away January 7, 2014 at Lane Memorial Medical Center in Zachary, La. At the age of 69. She was a longtime resident of Bogalusa. She is survived by a son Robert Simmons(Melanie Crawford) of Bogalusa, a daughter Jane...
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Kathleen Letecia Mizell

June 10, 1925 - January 1, 2015

Kathleen Letecia Mizell age 89 passed away January 1, 2015 at the residence of her daughter. She was a resident of Bogalusa La and a member of Plainview Baptist Church. She is survived by one son Ronald P. Mizell "Sharon" of Magnolia Ms. Two daughters Ellen Mizell Bailey "Leverette" of Bogalusa and Kay Mizell Robbins "Danny" of Franklinton La. Two brothers, Robert Roy Nichols Jr. of Covington...
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