Brown-McGehee Funeral Home, LLC

At Brown McGehee, LLC, our funeral directors have cared for families in the Bogalusa area since 1933. We are proud to be among the few independently owned funeral homes. Unlike others who are accountable to their stockholders and investors, we focus on your needs and earning the confidence of your family for generations to come. During some of the most difficult times of your life, choose our quality and value. We invite you to discover who has made Brown McGehee, LLC the ultimate provider of healing experiences in the community. This site contains the heritage, vision, and the people behind Brown McGehee, LLC's reputation of quality, sincerity, and trust.


Our Obituaries

James Sherwood Adams

July 21, 2014

James Sherwood Adams born June 10, 1942 joined his Heavenly Father on Monday July 21, 2014 at the age of 72. He is survived by his devoted niece Kim Cefalu Epperson, and his great-niece and nephew Emily Epperson and David Robert Epperson, also survived by his cousins and special caregiver...
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Donis "Donna" Quave

September 9, 1932 - July 21, 2014

Donis "Donna" Quave age 81 passed away July 21, 2014 at Our Lady of The Angels Hospital in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by one son, William Quave of Bogalusa, and one daughter Sharon Quave Holland of Bogalusa La., one sister Dovis Kennedy of Picayune Ms. Numerous grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Fred Quave, one son Joseph Raymond Quave,...
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Valerie Penton Vaughn

August 5, 1963 - July 7, 2014

Valerie Penton Vaughn age 50 passed away July 7, 2014 at Our Lady Of The Angels Hospital in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Angie La. and a member of Main Street Baptist Church in Bogalusa. She is survived by her husband Thomas Vaughn of Angie La. One brother Larry Penton of Natchez Ms. Four sisters, Audrey Thomas of Bush La, Pearl Geraldson Harper of Natchez Ms, Margaret Watson of Franklinton...
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Boonnark K Williams

March 12, 1948 - June 30, 2014

Boonnark K. Williams a long time resident of Bogalusa and retired entrepreneur passed away on Monday June 30, 2014 in Walker, La. After a valiant battle with lung cancer. She was 66 years of age. A memorial service will be held at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home located at 610 Ave. F...
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Doris Lucille Mullin

January 5, 1925 - June 27, 2014

Doris Lucille Mullin age 89 passed away June 27, 2014 in NHC in Dickson Tenn. She was a former resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by one son, Robert Clay Mullin of Dickson Tenn. Grandchildren, Dorcinda Pipkin, Robert Mullin Jr. and Alicia Patty. Also survived by three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry "Buster" Mullin, parents Prentiss and Alma McGehee,...
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Betty L. Thomas Aldridge

February 17, 1934 - June 27, 2014

Betty L. Thomas Aldridge born February 17, 1934 passed away June 27, 2014 at Our Lady of Angels Hospital at the age of 80. She was a long time resident of Bogalusa and Washington Parish. She is survived by a son, Ronald Varnado of Delcambre, La., 3...
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Audra Fay Galloway Blackwell

July 17, 1940 - June 23, 2014

Audra Fay Galloway Blackwell age 73 passed away June 23, 2014 at her residence in Bogalusa La. She was a member of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints. She is survived by three daughters Kathy Anglin Denison of North Carolina, Dawn Magee Parker of Bogalusa La, and Debbie Galloway DePew of Memphis Tenn. One sister Delores Ann Galloway Bass of Boutte La. Five grandchildren, Jeffrey...
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Mattie Elizabeth Jenkins

January 30, 1929 - June 17, 2014

Mattie Elizabeth Jenkins age 85 passed away June 17, 2014 at her residence in Sun La. She is survived by one daughter Cynthia Lynn Jones of Sun, La. Five grandchildren, Victor Wayne Jones Jr., Christopher Glenn Jones, Terry L. Jenkins Jr., Ronald W. Jenkins Jr., Michelle L. Jenkins. Three great-grandchildren, Kaylen Grace Jones, Avery Jenkins and Paige Jenkins. She was preceded in death by two...
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Marcia C Quave

September 21, 1971 - June 14, 2014

Marcia Quave born September 21, 1971 passed away June 14, 2014 at the age of 42. Marcia was born in Belem, Brazil and a resident of Bogalusa. She is survived by two daughters, Maria Breaux of Baton Rouge, La. And Ellen Maria Herrington of Poplarville, MS. A brother, Max Quave, and numerous family members and friends, and a very special friend Bill...
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Millie Tucker

August 31, 1936 - June 12, 2014

Willie Millie Tucker, age 77 passed away June 12, 2014 at Oschner Medical Center in New Orleans. She was a resident of Bogalusa and member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by three sons, Tommy Bates, Ricky Bates, and Jimmy Bates all of Bogalusa La. One daughter Kerrie Branch of Varnado La. One brother, Willie "Billy" Bonney Jr. of Tupelo Ms. One sister Patty Keel of Tupelo Ms....
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Valerie Charmaine "Sauls" Boudreaux

February 28, 1969 - June 9, 2014

Ms. Valerie Charmaine Sauls Boudreaux age 45 passed away June 9, 2014 at her residence in Houma, La. She was born Feb. 28, 1969 and was a native of Bogalusa La. She is survived by two daughters, Kayla Steckler of Houma La., and Abigayle Rainey of River Ridge La. Father Charles Wayne Sauls of Bogalusa La, and one sister Carolyn Hutto of Tallulah. She is also survived by one grandchild, Emma Lea...
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Patricia Ann Herron

December 27, 1942 - June 8, 2014

Patricia Ann Wilkens Herron born December 27, 1942 passed away June 8, 2014 at her residence in Slidell at the age of 71. She was a Correctional Officer/Secretary for Rayburn Correctional Institute over 20 years and also coached for the Northeast Atheletics Association for 12 years. She...
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Penney Lou Purvis

November 20, 1953 - May 26, 2014

Penney Lou Purvis age 60, passed away May 26, 2014 at Northshore Specialty Hospital. She was a resident of Bush La. She was a retired school teacher. She is survived by a nephew Jeff Purvis of Houston Tx., a Great nephew Seth Purvis of Bogalusa La., and a Great niece Macy Purvis of Bogalusa La. She was preceded in death by her parents Ellis and Audrey Purvis and a brother Malcolm Purvis. ...
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Yvonne Jarrell Creel

November 1, 1935 - May 22, 2014

Yvonne Jarrell Creel lifelong residernt of Bogalusa and widow of the late James Delos "J.D. Creel passed away May 22, 2014 in Harrison. Arkansas. Yvonne was born November1, 1935 in Poplarville, Mississippi. She was the daughter of the late Carl Preston Creel and Maude Seals Creel. She is survived by her daughters, Cathy Creel Sherburne and Joan Creel Pennington both...
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otis Bennett

December 1, 1936 - May 21, 2014

Otis Bennett born December 1, 1936 passed away May 21, 2014 at his residence at the age of 77. He attended Palestine Baptist Church. He is survived by his daughter, Mitzi Bennett of Covington, La., a step-daughter Melanie Thomas of Bogalusa, three step-sons Wendell Carter, Brent Carter both of Bogalusa and Shannon Leonard of...
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Larry "Nub" James Galloway, Sr.

September 1, 1947 - May 14, 2014

Larry"Nub" James Galloway Sr. born September 1,1947 passed away May 14, 2014 at his residence in Bogalusa at the age of 66. Larry was a member of the Moose Lodge and a member of the Bogalusa Open Road Cruisers. He also was a member of Monroe Street Baptist Church. He leaves...
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Mildred L Johnson

March 15, 1933 - May 10, 2014

Mildred L Johnson age 81 passed away May 10, 2014 at her residence in Folsom La. She is survived by three sons, Sammie Johnson of Leesville La, Lenny Johnson of Folsom La, and Christopher Johnson of Folsom. Three Daughters, Shirley Eschliman 0f Folsom, Frances kelly of Crossville Ala, and Kathy Meserole of Waveland Ms. Half brother Raymond Lilly of Baton Rouge La. Five sisters Joyce Lilly of...
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Gloria Faye Ward

April 3, 1936 - May 8, 2014

Gloria Faye Ward born April 3, 1936 passed away May 8, 2014 at her residence at the age of 78 She was a retired nurse and devoted her time in helping others. She is survived by three sons, James B. Magee of Crossroads, MS., Dalcus Ray Williams of Isabel and T.D. Williams of Bogalusa. three daughters, Pamela (Claude)Creel of Bogalusa, Rhonda...
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Chris Frilot

October 22, 1964 - May 3, 2014

Chris Frilot born October 22, 1964 passed away May 5, 2014 at his residence at the age of 49. He is survived by his mother Linda Busby of Bogalusa, two sons, Logan Manton of Biloxi, MS. And Matthew Hemphill of Bogalusa, a daughter, Melissa Flynn of Angie...
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Chlora McGehee McDaniel

February 7, 1912 - May 2, 2014

Chlora McGehee McDaniel age 102 passed away May 2, 2014 at Resthaven Living Center where she was a resident. She is survived by a son William Eugene McDaniel Jr. of DeRidder la. and a daughter Lucy Crosby of Madison Ms. Three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and a great great grandchild. She is preceded in death by her husband William Eugene McDaniel, parents Ivy and Lucy McGehee,...
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Ethel H. Stout

July 10, 1938 - April 30, 2014

Ethel Elaine Hollimon Stout born July 7, 1938 passed away March 30, 2014 in Franklinton at the age of 75. She was a resident of Bogalusa and attented McNeil Baptist Church in McNeil MS. She is survived by a son, Melvin Curt Stout of Albany, La. a daughter and son-in-law Esma and Bryan ...
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Mary Richardson Elfer

June 30, 1918 - April 26, 2014

Mary Richardson Elfer age 95 passed away April 26, 2014 at Northshore Specialty Hospital. She was a resident of Slidell La and a native of Bush La and member of Hebron Baptist Church. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband August William Elfer, parents John and Sarah Richardson, brothers Bill Richardson and Plamer Richardson, and a sister Ellen...
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Mary Nell Cardin

February 18, 1936 - April 25, 2014

Mary Nell Cardin born February 18, 1936 passed away April 25, 2014 at her residence at the age of 78. She was a member of the Lions Club and the Order of the Eastern Star. She survived by three sons, David Dolan Parker of Elk Grove, California, Gregory Wayne Parker of Slidell, La., and Steven Taylor Parker of Bogalusa. Three brothers, John Everett Cardin of Bogalusa, Oliver...
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Irma L Farr

November 16, 1928 - April 25, 2014

Irma L. Farr age 85 passed away April 25, 2014 at Slidell Memorial Hospital. She resided in the Crossroads Community and was a member of Mitchels Chapel Church of God at Crossroads. She is survived by two sons, Vernon Farr of Greensburg La, and Allen Farr of Crossroads, Ms. Four daughters, Sharon DeQuin of Crossroads, Lanie Rivera of Crossroads, Pam Higginbottom of Iuka, Ms and Tracy West of...
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McKynley Anna Lou Singletary

December 17, 2013 - April 20, 2014

McKynley Anna Lou Singletary born December 17, 2013 went home to be with God's Angels March 20, 2014. She is survived by her parents James "Jamie" Singletary and Chasity Revere, maternal, half brother Cameron James Spears, grand parents Gary Mclain, Judith Revere and Darrel Smith,...
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Patricia Ann Arabie

January 4, 1945 - April 19, 2014

Patricia Ann Gaudreau Arabie born January 4, 1945 passed away April 19, 2014 in Slidell at the age of 69. She was born in Hattiesburg, MS. and was a resident of Bogalusa. She is survived by her husband Jerry Arabie of Sun, La., two brothers Charles (Ginger) Gaudreau of Pimbrooke Pines, Fla., Jeffery Gaudreau of Monroe, La., one sister, Lori (Terry) Carlton of Sun, La. And numerous nieces and...
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Jimmy Dale "Baby" Rhymes

January 11, 1937 - April 14, 2014

Jimmy Dale "Baby" Rhymes, 77, a resident of Bogalusa, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014. He was born on Jan. 11, 1937, and worked at the paper mill from 1955 until an injury in April 1985 resulted in his disability retirement. Jimmy was an ordained minister of Jehovah's Witnesses, and he was faithful to the end of his life. He conducted many funeral discourses. He is survived by his loving...
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Anna Louise Taylor

October 17, 1958 - April 7, 2014

Anna Louise Taylor born October 17, 1958 passed away peacefully April 7, 2014 in Houston, Texas. She was a native of Bogalusa and a Medical Assistant in the Medical Profession. She is survived by two daughters Kristen Taylor ( Alverto Vasquez ) of Conroe, TX., ...
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Penny Janine Forrest

April 20, 1960 - April 5, 2014

Penny Janine Forrest born April 20, 1960 passed away April 5, 2014 at the age of 53. Penny was a native of Bogalusa and attended Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by her mother, Ada Jeanne Forrest of Bogalusa, a brother, Marcus Kieth Forrest of Bogalusa, and a son, Jon Curtiss Creel of Bogalusa, and a grandson Michael Creel also of Bogalusa. ...
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William P. "Billy" Evans

April 5, 2014

EVANS William Plummer "Billy" Evans, 87, peacefully passed away from complications of Alzheimer's disease on Saturday, April 5, at the Louisiana War Veterans Home in Jackson. Born on March 26, 1927, he moved with his family to Stewart Evans Road in the Plainview Community in 1936, where he lived for the remainder of his life. He will be remembered for his great faith in the Lord, his devotion...
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Linda Gayle Young

November 24, 1959 - April 5, 2014

Linda Gayle Young, 54, a resident of Bogalusa, died April 5, 2014, surrounded by family and friends at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington. She was a member Isabel Baptist Church. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, daughter and friend. She will always be remembered as the first to offer help to those in need. She is survived by her husband, William...
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Dorothy Slade George

December 29, 1923 - March 22, 2014

Dorothy Elizabeth George .GEORGE Dorothy Elizabeth George, 90, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Azalea Land in Savannah, Ga., where she lived with her son and daughter-in-law for the past eight years. She was born in Bogalusa on Dec. 29, 1923 in, to Adolph Slade and Elizabeth Wells. Dorothy grew up in Bogalusa. She married Lloyd George in 1943 in Alexandria. The couple settled...
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John R. Holston

August 8, 1925 - March 21, 2014

John R. Holston born in Orvisburg, MS. August 8, 1925 passed away March 21, 2014 at his residence at the age of 88. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. He served in the United States Navy during WWII on the USS Kenton. He is survived by his wife Geneva Holmes Holston, three sons John (Kim) Holston of Amarillo, TX., Glen (Jeannie) Holston of...
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Annette Armour Phillips

December 11, 1923 - March 19, 2014

Annette Armour Phillips born December 11, 1923 passed away March 19, 2014 at the age of 90. She served the community as a nurse and retired from the Bogalusa Charity Hospital. She is survived by two sons William R.(Brenda) Armour III, of Bogalusa, Michael Floyd (Marti)Armour...
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Mildred Virginia Owen

August 23, 1923 - March 14, 2014

Mildred Virginia Owen age 90 passed away March 14, 2014 at AMG Specialty Hospital in Bogalusa, La. She was a resident of Bogalusa and member of New Life United Pentecostal Church in Bogalusa, La. She is survived by one son, Charles Dennis Owen , sister Delma Toney. Grandchildren Casie Denman, and Kerry Denman. She was preceded in death by her husband James Hildridge Owen, step-son Albert...
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Ronald Charles Anthony "Ronnie" Loga

December 23, 1934 - February 28, 2014

Ronald (Ronnie) Charles Anthony Loga, 79, passed away on February 28, 2014. he was born on December 23, 1934, in New Orleans and was raised in Pilottown. He joined the United States Coast Guard and then met his wife Connie and had two children. He moved back to Plaquemines Parish and lived there till Hurricane Katrina. After Katrina he moved to Washington Parishand then took residence in Bogalusa...
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RICHARD L. "RICKY" GLOVER

November 3, 1962 - February 20, 2014

Richard L. "Ricky" Glover, born November 3, 1962, passed away on February 20, 2014 at his residence in Bogalusa at the age of 51. He attended Plainview Baptist Church. He is survived by his mother, Delores James of Bogalusa, his two sons, Richard Shawn Glover of Hammond and Wesley Shane Glover (Marie Childs) of Bogalusa, his sister, Tracie Owens of Bogalusa, his brother, Christopher Glover of...
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GEORGE ANTHONY "TONY" BIGLANE

September 15, 1967 - February 16, 2014

GEORGE ANTHONY 'TONY" BIGLANE BORN SEPTEMBER 15, 1967 IN FT. STEWARD GEORGIA PASSED AWAY FEBRUARY 16, 2014 AT HIS RESIDENCE HERE IN BOGALUSA. HE SPENT MOST OF HIS YOUNG LIFE IN BELLE CHASE AND GRETNA LA. AFTER SCHOOL GEORGE WENT TO WORK WITH BARRIERE CONSTRUCTION AND WHERE HE SPENT...
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Susanne Elizabeth "Beth" New

June 19, 1954 - February 13, 2014

SUSANNE ELIZABETH "BETH" NEW BORN JUNE 19, 1954 PASSED AWAY FEBRUARY 13, 2014 AT HER RESIDENCE AT THE AGE OF 59. SHE IS SURVIVED BY 2 DAUGHTERS FAITH(JEFFREY)FRIEDT OF COVINGTON, LA. AND CHRISTINA(MICHAEL)WALL OF ANGIE, LA..4 SISTERS KITTY (HOWARD)TEMPERLEY OF ENGLAND, VICKI (KEN)LAPPOF SEATTLE WASHINGTON, GINGER POWE OF TACOMA WASHINGTON AND DEBRA HINECKER...
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Phillip Darrell Miller

May 13, 1970 - February 9, 2014

Phillip D. Miller, 43, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington due to complications from the flu. Phillip began his life in Brewton, Ala., on May 13, 1970. He was a great man who loved spending time with his family, whether spending recreational hours on the water or under the hood with a wrench in his hand. Harley-Davidson were his motorcycle of...
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Houston Lamar Killens

October 30, 1939 - February 1, 2014

Houston Lamar Killens, 74, of Bogalusa, Louisiana, passed away on February 1st, 2014. Houston was born October 30th, 1939 to George W. Killens and Bernice Barnes Killens. He attended church at Mitchell Chapel Church of God in Crossroads, MS. He married Mary Saracen in Houston, Texas. He worked as a heavy equipment operator, glazier and construction worker for many years. Houston "Coach"...
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Audrey Renee Acuna

July 3, 1926 - January 30, 2014

A. Renee Acuna: July 3, 1926-Jan. 30, 2014 Born in Bogalusa, La, where she resided until the last four years of her life, she pasted away in her sleep in Hattiesburg, MS, at 8:13 pm, Jan 30, 2014. If she could say anything to us today, it would be that her real life has just begun. She is with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and her beloved husband Alvaro Mario Aucna. Preceding her in...
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Geneva Ulvik Stuart

February 19, 1949 - January 28, 2014

Geneva Ann Ulvik Stuart born February 19, 1949 passed away at her residence January 28, 2014 in Angie, La. She had attended Pine Baptist Church. She survived by 2 sons Chancy LeVere(Bonnie) Ulvik of Sevearville, TN. , and Tony Edward(Connie)Ulvik of Angie, La., 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and other...
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Diaz Dewitt McElveen

June 21, 1920 - January 26, 2014

Diaz Dewitt McElveen, Jr., 93 years of age and a life-long resident of Bogalusa, Louisiana, passed away Sunday, January 26, at the Post- Acute Specialty Hospital in Hammond. He was an army veteran of WWII and worked at the paper mill and the chemical plant from which he retired. He was a member of Superior Avenue Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for many years, as well as being an...
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Lisa DeLoy Baker

April 12, 1957 - January 23, 2014

Lisa DeLoy Baker born April 12, 1957 passed away January 23, 2014 at her residence in San Diego California at the age of 56. She was the Associate Director of marketing for the San Diego Symphony. She is survived by her brother Terry ( Selma ) Hyrne of Albuquerque, New Mexico,an aunt Lois...
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Paul Brett Fornea

March 12, 1972 - January 22, 2014

Paul Brett Fornea son of Donald Ray Fornea and Iris Fornea, husband of Paige Williams Fornea, father of Colton Paul Fornea and Blake Brett Fornea. His siblings are Tiffanie Fornea of Covington, LA., Kirbi Herring also of Covington, Rebel and Seth Fornea of North Carolina. He is...
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Robert F. Carpenter

September 29, 1941 - January 22, 2014

Robert F. Carpenter, age 72 passed away Jan. 22, 2014 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington La.He was a resident of Bogalusa La. He is survived by two sons, Scott Carpenter "Niki", and Keith Carpenter. One daughter Theresa Cabrera "Luis". One brother Shelton Carpenter, and one sister Shirley Pomelow. Grandchildren, Kayla Carpenter, Hailey Carpenter, Skyler Carpenter, Fletcher Carpenter,...
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Bobby "Phil" Smith

December 12, 1958 - January 16, 2014

Bobby Phillip "Phil" Smith born December 12, 1958 passed away January 16, 2014 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg MS. at the age of 55. He was a member of Angie Baptist Church. He is survived by his step-father and mother James E. and Shelby Bryant Williams of Angie, a...
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Inelda Mizell Walker

July 23, 1937 - January 15, 2014

Inelda Mizell Walker born July 23, 1937 passed January 15, 2014 at Forest Manor Nursing Home in Covington, La. At the age of 76. She was a member of Berry's Creek Pentecostal Church. She is survived by a son, Kenneth Wayne Magee of Bogalusa, 3 daughters Majorie ( Emmett ) Martin of...
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Janice Fornea Freeman

September 29, 1939 - January 15, 2014

FREEMAN Janice Fornea Freeman, 74, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Northshore Specialty Hospital. Born in Varnado on Sept. 29, 1939, to Carl and Gladys Fornea, she remained a lifelong resident of Varnado. She was a very special person who was loved by everyone. She loved to sit in her rocker on the front porch. She always had a pot of coffee made for anyone who came by, and she...
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Russell Dykes

November 29, 1937 - January 15, 2014

Russell Dykes age 76 passed away Jan. 15, 2014 at Northshore Specialty Hospital in Covington la. He was a resident of Bogalusa La. He is survived by his wife Hilry Sue Dykes of Bogalusa La, a son Russell Kevin Dykes of Bogalusa, a daughter Kimberly Bates of Bogalusa, brothers Lessie Dykes of Pine La, Harvey Dykes of Bogalusa, Lester Dykes of Franklinton, and Bert Dykes of Bogalusa, one...
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Betty Jean Hammons

March 19, 1934 - January 13, 2014

Betty Jean Hammons age 79 passed away Jan. 13, 2014 at Resthaven Living Center where she was a resident. She is survived by one son Huey Stafford "June" of Bogalusa. One brother William R. Stogner "Betty" of Bogalusa. Sisters Peggy Brewton of Bogalusa, Katie Collins "Kenneth" of Bogalusa. Grandchildren Jodi Gaude' "Glen" of Covington La., Angelica Dodson of Virginia and three great grandchildren....
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Athalee Carrier

March 6, 1934 - January 11, 2014

Athalee Carrier age 79, passed away Jan. 11, 2014 at L.S.U. medical Center. She was a resident of Bogalusa La, and member of Plainview Baptist Church. She is survived by one daughter Wanda Carrier O'bryant "Tom" of Bogalusa. Brothers Alaber and Otis Mote both of Magnolia Ms. One granddaughter Amanda O'bryant of Bogalusa La. She was preceded in death by her husband James M. Carrier, daughters...
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Nezzie Martin Turner

March 26, 1927 - January 10, 2014

Nezzie Martin Turner passed away January 11, 2014 in her home in Mandeville, La.with her family by her side at the age of 86.She was born on March 26, 1927and was a former resident of the Pine Community for many years before residing in Bogalusa. Nezzie was a member of Pettit Memorial Baptist Church. She is survived by daughters, Judy Sherman, Katherine ( Anthony ...
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Penny Ann Buckley

January 13, 1962 - January 7, 2014

Penny Ann Buckley age 51 Passed away Jan 7, 2014 at L.S.U. Medical Center. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by her husband Herbert Buckley, one son Marshall C. Buckley, a daughter Claudia A. Buckley, her mother Carolyn A. Koppenol, and four grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her father Claude M. Koppenol. A graveside service will be held at Ponemah cemetery at 2:30...
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Helen Sue Simmons

November 6, 1940 - December 23, 2013

Helen Sue Simmons 73, passed away December 23, 2013 at L.S.U. Medical Center in Bogalusa la. Helen was born Nov. 6, 1040 to the late Max and Geneva Rowley, of Kokomo Mississippi. She is survived by brothers Edwin Rowley, Jim Rowley, Roy Rowley and Clyde Rowley, sisters Hilda Holmes and Lela Stringer. She is preceded in death by her brother Gerald Rowley and sister Ilene Slocum. Helen...
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Brandan Jacob Sumrall

September 30, 1991 - December 21, 2013

Brandan Jacob Sumrall age 22, passed away December 21, 2013 at University Hospital in New Orleans La. He was a resident of Varnado La. He is survived by his parents Jesse and Paris Sumrall of Varnado La. Two brothers Steven Sumrall of Varnado La. And Dustin Sumrall "Keneshia" of Varnado La. Uncles Dewey and Glenn Sunrall of Varnado. Very special niece Khloe Sumrall. Very special nephews Brayden...
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Richard R. B. Simmons

March 30, 1938 - December 5, 2013

Richard "R. B" Simmons age 75 passed away Dec. 5, 2013 at his residence in Bogalusa La. He is survived by three daughters Shellie Simmons of Bogalusa La, Sha Simmons Hand "Tony" of Bogalusa La., Shann Simmons "Jennifer" of Covington La. Sisters Lucille Smith of Bogalusa La., and Ruth Miller of Houston Tx. Ten grandchildren and one great grandchild. He was preceded in death by one daughter...
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Joyce Hall Sanders

March 2, 1929 - December 5, 2013

Joyce Hall Sanders born March 2, 1929 passed away December 5, 2013 at Heritage Manor in Franklinton, La. At the age of 83. She was born in Monticello MS.and was a longtime resident of Bogalusa. She in past years attended and became a member of Superior Ave. Baptist Church. She survived by 4...
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Linda Haik Cameron

November 9, 1949 - November 23, 2013

Linda Haik Cameron age 64 passed away Nov. 23, 2013 at the Louisiana Heart Hospital. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by her husband Gerald Cameron of Bogalusa La. Daughters Leslie Cameron Knight of Bogalusa La. And Kris Cameron Cobb "Heath" of Varnado La. Step daughters Linda Creel of Bogalusa, and Pat Craft of Bogalusa. Three brothers Lester Gabe Haik Jr. of Bogalusa, Darryl...
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Lynda Fuller Pritchard

October 14, 1943 - November 21, 2013

"Many are the womenof proven worth but you have excelled them all" Proverbs 31-24 Lynda Fuller Pritchard life long resident of Bogalusa passed peacefully November 21, 2013 at the St. Tammany Parish Hospital at the age of 70.She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Lynda was the Executive Director of the Y.W.C.A for 20 years and served as the Teen Director. During...
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Jewel J. Johnson

November 13, 1932 - November 20, 2013

Jewel J. Johnson age 81 passed away Nov. 20, 2013 at Lakeview Regional medical Center. He was a resident of Bogalusa La. He is survived by one sister Elizabeth Halsey of Bossier City La. He was preceded in death by his wife Ina Mae Johnson, parents Robie and Bertha Johnson, brother Richard M. Johnson, sisters Jeneva Felts, and Josephine Malcom. Visitation will be held in the chapel...
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Mark Kevin Baggett

February 25, 1955 - November 18, 2013

Mark Kevin Baggett age 58 passed away Nov. 18, 2013 at his Poplarville Ms residence. He was a native of Bogalusa La. Mark was a great father, grandfather, brother, son, and friend and had a deep passion for riding motorcycles. He also liked to work on and restore old cars and trucks. He was an avid rider in the Trail of Tears every year. He is survived by two sons Michael Baggett of Sun La and...
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Catherine Noreen Galloway

October 26, 1923 - November 17, 2013

Catherine Noreen Galloway age 90 passed away Nov. 17, 2013 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home where she was a resident. She was a charter member of Memorial Baptist Church, where she was active in WMU. She taught Sunday School and VBS. She was also member of the choir and music was a large part of her life. She is survived by one son Michael V Galloway of Bogalusa La. Two daughters Brenda...
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Charles Ernest Mitchell

October 31, 1946 - November 16, 2013

Charles Ernest Mitchell born October 31, 1946 passed away at his residence November 16,2013 at the age of 63. He sis survived by his wife Toni Hall Mitchell of Bogalusa, 2 sons Richie(Kelly) Mitchell, and David Mitchell, 2 sisters Marion Pounds, and Martha Baham, 6 grandchildren Kristan...
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Jason Paul "JAZZ" Necaise

March 28, 1970 - November 10, 2013

Jason Paul " JAZZ" Necaise born march 28, 1970 passed away November 10, 2013 at the LSU Bogalusa Center at the age of 43. He was a native of Bogalusa and he attended Main Street Baptist Church. He is survived by parents Reginald and Thalia O'Bryant Necaise of Bogalusa, a...
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Charles Sherman Stafford II

April 2, 1963 - November 8, 2013

Charles Sherman Stafford II age 50 passed away Nov. 8, 2013 at L S U Medical Center. He was a resident of Angie La. He is survived by one son Charles Judson Stafford of Varnado La. His mother Lois Boone of Varnado La. Sisters Sophie Inez Roach of Franklinton La. And Lois Elaine Provenzano of Bogalusa. Aunts Patsey Fornea of Varnado, Rose Jordon of Pine and Kathy Jordon of Pine La. He was...
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Larinda Breland

March 19, 1962 - November 2, 2013

Larinda Breland age 51 passed away Nov. 2, 2013 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by her daughter Destiny Nicole Moran of Bogalusa La. Brother Brad Breland of Pine La. Sister Lisa Killins of Poplarville Ms. Uncle Richard Breland of Bogalusa La. Aunt Helen Flynt of Franklinton La. Also survived by many other family and friends. She was preceded in...
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Brenda Gayle Moore

September 28, 1941 - October 23, 2013

Brenda Gayle Moore born September 28, 1941 passed away October 23, 2013 at her residence at the age of 72. Brenda was a native and longtime resident of Bogalusa, and was a member of Lee's Creek Baptist Church. She survived by 4 daughters Debbie M.(Larry ) Clement of Bogalusa, Kathy (Earl) Epps of Montgomery, TX.,...
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Randal L Lavinghouse

July 18, 1948 - October 20, 2013

Randal L Lavinghouse age 65 passed away Oct. 20, 2013 at his residence here in Bogalusa. He loved to hunt and fish and was an avid L S U fan. He was survived by his wife Linda Bryant Lavinghouse of Bogalusa. Sons Lane and Todd Lavinghouse of Bogalusa. Step son Butch Phillips of Central La. Step daughter Angela Phillips of Bogalusa. Sisters Linda Cheek of Baton Rouge La and half sister Dianna...
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James David Creel, ( J. D. )

September 24, 1927 - October 17, 2013

James Delos "J. D." Creel, 84 a lifelong resident of Bogalusa passed away October 17, 2013 in Harrison, Arkansas. He was born September 24, 1929 in Bogalusa, Louisiana. He is the son of the late Thomas and Celeste McGehee Creel. Preceded in death by his sister Maude and three brothers Robert, Howard and Willard. Mr. Creel retired...
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Patricia Rhoden

January 27, 1947 - October 13, 2013

Patricia Rhoden born January 27, 1947 passed away at her residence October 13, 2013 at the age of 66. She is survived by a step-son Wayne Rhoden of Bogalusa, 3 daughters Deanna Rhoden(Ricky)Rogers of Bogalusa and Donna Rester(Geoffrey)Rogers of Varnado, and Trisha(Reed)Lott of Pine, La., 3 grandchildren Rickey Applewhite, Justin Singley, and Anakin...
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Ruth Lee Page

April 23, 1931 - October 10, 2013

Ruth Lee Page age 82 passed away Oct. 10, 2013 at L.S.U. medical Center in Bogalusa La. She was a lifelong resident of Bogalusa. She survived by two daughters, Tracey Freeman "Tyrone" of Bogalusa, and Barbara Busha "Earl" of Bogalusa. One grandchild E. J. Busha and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Willie Page, daughter Cynthia Page, father Will herring and...
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Mollie Joellen Herring

March 1, 1943 - October 10, 2013

Mollie Joellen Herring age 70 passed away Oct. 10, 2013 at her residence in Bogalusa La. She is survived by one son John S. Herring Jr. (Pam) of Bogalusa, daughers Joy Herring of Bogalusa La. and Jolene Rhodus (Jeff) of Bogalusa. Sisters Delores King of Bush La. and Diane Kahoe of Mississippi. Six grandchildren and one great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley J....
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Ina Pearl Jones

July 27, 1947 - October 9, 2013

Ina Pearl Jones age 66 passed away Oct. 9, 2013 at Hertiage Manor Nursing Home. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by a daughter Dewanda Magee (Terry) of Mt. Hermon. Son Kenneth C. Jones Jr.(Jo Ann) of Bogalusa. Brothers William Freeman(Lynn) of Bogalusa, and James Freeman (Christine) of Franklinton La. Sisters Carolyn Kinbrel of Bogalusa,Michelle Jones (Steve) pf Angie, Annette...
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Rosie Evelyn Young

June 9, 1927 - October 7, 2013

Rosie Evelyn Young born June 9, 1927 passed away October 7, 2013 at the Rest Haven Living Center at the age of 86. She was a member of Monroe Street Baptist Church. She is survived by 2 daughters Alice McNabb and Connie (Tony) Ulvick both of Angie, a brother Kenneth (Delores) Jones of Angie, 4 sisters Louise Dillon Creel of Slaughter, La., Margie (John) Jenkins of Denham Springs, La.,...
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Stephanie Sheridan Barber

March 30, 1959 - October 6, 2013

Stephanie Sheridan Barber born March 30, 1959 passed away October 6, 2013 at her residence at the age of 54. She was a native of Bogalusa and attended Emmanuel Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband Steve Barber of Bogalusa, 2 daughters Tonya Ann Barber...
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Gussie Tynes, Sr

August 14, 1931 - September 27, 2013

Gussie Tynes Sr. born August 14, 1931 passed away September 27, 2013 at his residence at the age of 82. He was retired from Gaylord Container , Box Plant Division and was a veteran of the Korean War .He was also a member of the Church of United Faith Pentecostal Church. ...
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Asia Rae Knight

August 12, 2013 - September 26, 2013

Brown-McGehee Funeral Home, Inc. 610 Avenue F Bogalusa, Louisiana 70427 Infant Asia Rae Knight passed away Sept. 26, 2013 in Angie La. She is survived by her parents Kevin and Chelsea Knight of Angie La. One brother Isaiah Knight of Angie La. Maternal grandparents Tracy Owens, Bridget and Patrick Owens all of Angie La.. Paternal...
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Janet Lorraine Ritchie

November 19, 1955 - September 20, 2013

Janet Brumfield Ritchie born November 19, 1955 passed away September 20, 2013 at her residence at the age of 58. Janet was a Social Worker for Kidney Dialysis and a graduate of Bogalusa High School. She is survived by 2 sons Jaye Lang and Sean Lang both of Tylertown, MS., a daughter...
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Geneva Penix

March 31, 1926 - September 8, 2013

Geneva Penix age 87 passed away Sept. 8, 2013 at Resthaven Living Center. She was a resident of Bogalusa and member of The Church of Christ. She is survived by one son John Anthony Penix "Marie" of Bogalusa La. One brother Walter Golden Jr. of Ooltewah, Tennessee. Two grandchildren Abigail Marie Penix of Bogalusa, Anthony Blake Penix "Brooklyn of Bogalusa. One-great-grandchild Anthony Jace Penix...
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Onice "Red" Hill

October 3, 1923 - September 5, 2013

Onice "Red" Hill age 89 passed away Sept. 5, 2013 at AMG Speciality Hospital here in Bogalusa. He was a resident of Bogalusa. He served his country during WWII with the US Army and was involved in battles and campaigns in Normandy, Northern France, Arndennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe, Ground Combat. He is survived by his wife Emily of Bogalusa La. Step sons Alan Hope of Angie La., Marvin...
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Donald Ray Morris

November 3, 1938 - August 27, 2013

Donald Ray Morris born November 3, 1938 passed away August 27, 2013 at Forrest Manor Nursing Home at the age of 74. He attended Mt. Pleasant Church here in Bogalusa. He is survived by niece Kelly (Mark) Varisco of Covington, La., a nephew William Todd Morris of...
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Virginia Jones Penley

December 21, 1921 - August 22, 2013

Virginia Jones Penley born December 21. 1921 passed away at her residence in Bush, La. August 22, 2013 at the age of 91. She was a member of Hebron Baptist Church in Bush, La and was very active in the Community Center. She is survived by a son David (Marsha) King of Atlantic Beach, Fla, a daughter Pam (Jessie) Parker of Bush...
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Stephen Wade Sherman

March 15, 1986 - August 20, 2013

Stephen Wade Sherman age 27 passed away August 20, 2013 at his residence in Metairie La. He was a native of Bogalusa La. He is survived by his mother Gwen Sherman of Bogalusa. His brothers Brian Keith Carroll of Bogalusa, Anthony Scott Carroll of Jackson Ms., Maxwell Benjamen Carroll of Bogalusa, and Reece E. Carroll of Bogalusa. Also survived by a special friend Emily George of New Orleans La....
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Claudine Alice Miller Alexander

March 22, 1935 - August 20, 2013

Claudine Alice Miller Alexander,78, a resident of Bogalusa, died Tuesday morning at her home in Bogalusa. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter Kim Miller of Bogalusa; three sons and daughter-in-laws-: Andrew (Brenda), John (Lisa) and Jody Deborah), all of Bogalusa. She is also survived by two grandchildren: Jeb McMillan Miller and Nicolas Jasper Miller. ...
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Daniel Brister Seal

July 7, 1923 - August 17, 2013

Daniel Brister Seal born July 7, 1923 passed away at his residence August 17, 2013 at the age of 90. He attended and was a member of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by 2 sons, David E. Seal of Angie and Barry Seal of Varnado, 1 daughter Darlene (Daniel) Shirlen of Houston, Texas, 2 brothers Charles Alfred (Ruth) Seal of Bogalusa, and Edwin (Charlotte) Seal of...
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Doris Ann Henderson Penton

August 20, 1925 - August 17, 2013

Doris Ann Henderson Penton age 87, passed away Saturday August 17, 2013 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Covington La. She was born August 20, 1925. She was a member of Plaestine Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Sue Penton, two grandsons, David W. Penton (Jennifer),and Scott A. Penton (Yvonne, seven grandchildren, Amanda L. Penton,Cody W. Penton,David C. Penton,Bailey L....
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Robert "Bobby" Jordan

October 11, 1965 - August 15, 2013

Robert "Bobby" Jordan born October 11, 1965 passed away August 15, 2013 at the L.S.U. Medical Center here in Bogalusa at the age of 47. He was a native and longtime resident of Bogalusa. He was a member of Lee Hill Baptist Church in Folsom, La. Robert is survived by his mother, Wyoma Whitehead Jordan of Bogalusa, his wife Hilda Creel Jordan of Bogalusa, 3 brothers, Thomas Earl...
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Jeannette R Horne

March 19, 1965 - August 14, 2013

Jeannette Rene Horne age 48 passed away Aug. 14, 2013 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill NC. She was a native of Bogalusa La. And resident of Hamlet NC. She is survived by her husband Richard "Rick" Horne of Hamlet North Carolina. Two sons Christopher Phelps of Picayune Ms. And Levi Jenkins of Greenville Ms. Her mother Lois Craft of Liberty Ms, brothers Joe Phelps of Slidell La and Michael Parker of...
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Carlos Otha Miller

October 26, 1939 - August 13, 2013

Carlos Otha Miller born October 26, 1939 passed away August 13, 2013 at the St. Tammany Parish Hospital at the age of 73. He served his country in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany for three and a half years. Carlos was also a member of Talley's Chapel Community Church in Sun, La. He is survived by his...
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Myrtle Lee Reviere Magee

November 26, 1928 - August 10, 2013

Myrtle Lee Reviere Magee age 84 passed away Aug. 10, 2013 at her residence here in Bogalusa La. She is survived by her children Gwendolyn (Bruce) Cooper, Terrie (Ben) Slade, and Ted Magee. Grandchildren, Bruce Cooper, George "Brice" Cooper, Susan Cooper, Kenneth Spears, Daniel Spears, Christopher Spears, Ted Magee Jr., Scott Magee, Kim (Albert) Mischler, Anna (John) Ober, Heather Slade, and...
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Carolyn Jenkins Stroud

December 22, 1947 - August 8, 2013

Carolyn Jenkins Stroud age 65 passed away August 8, 2013 at Lakeview Regional Medical Center. She was a resident of Bogalusa and Member of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church. She also worked at Bogalusa Community Medical Center for 38 years. She is survived by her husband Eddie Stroud of Bogalusa. Son Marshall "Marty" Crosby of Bogalusa. One daughter Shannon Crosby Moore "Kent" of Bogalusa....
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Ouida Thomas

July 14, 1931 - August 7, 2013

Ouida Thomas age 82 passed away Aug 7, 2013 at Resthaven Living Center. She was a resident of the Lees Creek Community. She is survived by two sisters Nora Thomas Byrd "Lamar" of Isabel, and betty Joe Thomas Breath "Charlie" of Bogalusa. Also numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Dave and Leta Haley Thomas, Brothers Vernon, David, Royce, and H.P. Thomas. Sisters...
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Dana Michelle Stoker

January 22, 1972 - August 5, 2013

Dana Michelle Stoker born January 22, 1972 passed away August 5, 2013 at the St. Tammany Hospital in Covington La. at the age of 41 of a long and lengthy illness. She was also known as "Dana Bug", and was also a member of the First Baptist Church here in Bogalusa. She...
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Melissa Suzette Diaz

May 31, 1983 - August 4, 2013

Melissa Suzette Diaz age 30 passed away Aug 4, 2013 at her residence in Bogalusa La. She is survived by her son Nicholas David Diaz of Bogalusa, three daughters Kellie Savanna Diaz of Bogalusa La, Emma Diaz Picayune Ms, and Lily Diaz of Lake Charles. Her mother Marian Slade of Bogalusa, her father Alex Diaz of Falfurrias Tx, and her sisters Jennifer lea Diaz of Pearl River La and Aleisha...
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Lucille Darlene Jenkins

April 17, 1957 - August 1, 2013

Lucille Darlene Jenkins born April 17, 1957 passed away August 1, 2013 at the L.S.U. Medical Center here in Bogalusa at the age of 56. She was a native of Bogalusa andwas a member of Midway Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband Clayton Lavon Jenkins of Pine, 2 brothers James David Jenkins and Daniel...
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Gary Alvis Leslie

July 20, 1947 - July 26, 2013

Gary Alvis Leslie born July 20, 1947 passed away July 26, 2013 at the Bogalusa L.S.U. Medical Center at the age of 66. He was a native of Bogalusa and a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Varnado. He is survived by his loving wife Sarah Jones Leslie of Bogalusa, 1 son Gary Ryan Leslie of Bogalusa, 2...
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Daniel Lee Williams

November 2, 1987 - July 23, 2013

Daniel Lee Williams November 2, 1987 – July 23, 2013 The life of Daniel Lee Williams came to its close in New York last month. He leaves behind his Mother, Karen Rider Williams originally from Bogalusa, Louisiana; his Sister and Brother-In-Law, Sunny and Stephen Gray Jr. and Niece and Nephew, Lydia and Stephen "Drew" Gray III of El Paso, Texas; his Brother and Sister-in Law, Justin and...
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Joyce L Scardino

December 31, 1929 - July 21, 2013

Joyce L. Scardino age 83 passed away July 21, 2013 at Myrtles Nursing Center in Columbia Ms. She was a resident of Angie La. She is survived by two sons James Louis Scardino of Manasa Va. And Leanard Raymond Scardino of Hattiesburg Ms. One daughter Lynn Marie Seal. One Brother Louis Dauernheim of Tuson AZ. Fourteen grandchildren, one step grandchild and thirteen Great-grandchildren. She was...
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