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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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Greg Allen "Moby" Hall

August 1, 1966 - January 1, 2015

Greg Allen "Moby" Hall, born August 1, 1966 passed away January 1, 2015 at Our Lady of Angels Medical Center at the age of 48. He was a resident of Bogalusa and a was a member of I.B.E.W Electrical Contractors. He is survived my Parents, Bill Hall and Vera Davis Hall of Bogalusa, a brother and sister-in-law,...
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Linda Darlene Crain

October 24, 1953 - December 12, 2014

Linda Darlene Crain age 61 passed away December 12, 2014 at North Oks Hospital in Hammond La. She was a resident of Bogalusa. She is survived by one son, Jason Lumpkin Jr. "Michelle" of Bogalusa La. Two step-sisters, Lisa Crain and Cheryl Young Nixon both of Bogalusa La. One brother Michael Crain "Konnie" of Varnado La. Four grandchildren Kayla Lumpkin, Kassie Lumpkin, Maddie Lumpkin, Mollie...
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Mavis Duncan Parker

March 3, 1924 - December 6, 2014

Mavis Duncan Parker age 90 passed away December 6, 2014 at her residence here in Bogalusa. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Horace Parker "Loretta" of Bogalusa and Keith Parker "Lynette" of White sands Ms. One daughter Amelia P. LeBlue "Blue" of Bogalusa. .Grandchildren Chris Parker "Gwen" and Dawn Lambright "Shay". One great grandchild, one great...
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Richard Arlen Kuhn

September 8, 1931 - November 25, 2014

Mr. Richard Arlen Kuhn passed away at his home Tuesday, November 25, 2014. He was Born septmeber 7, 1931.He is survived by his sons, Richard Dale Kuhn of Bogalusa, Kevin Kuhn (Karen) of Baton Rouge, Roy Kuhn (Nikki) of Lafayette, Todd Kuhn (Terri) of Houma and Jason Boone. Also he is survived by his daughters, Lisa Kuhn-Helton (Allen), Macy Kuhn, and Amanda Freeman (Chad) all of Bogalusa. He...
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Phillip Roy Jarrell

May 21, 1962 - November 21, 2014

Phillip Roy Jarrell born May 21, 1962 passed away November 21, 2014 at his residence at the age of 52. He attended Calvary Christian Fellowship Church. He is survived by mother Linda Seal of Bogalusa, his wife Suzanne Bynum Jarrell of Bogalusa, two sons, Bobby and Jonathon...
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Gloria Alford Hyde

February 25, 1934 - November 21, 2014

Gloria Alford Hyde age 80 passed away November 21, 2014 at Highland Community Hospital in Picayune Ms. She was a resident of Bogalusa La, and member of Pine First Baptist Church. She is survived by one son Walter Greg Alford "JoAnn" of Baton Rouge La. One daughter, Donna Sue Crain "Donnie' of Bogalusa La. Three grandchildren, Chad Crain, Jennifer Seal, and Amy Jones. Four great grandchildren and...
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Michael W. Dillon, Sr.

March 4, 1947 - November 19, 2014

Michael W. Dillon Sr. born March 4, 1947 passed away November 19, 2014 at his residence at the age of 67. He is survived by a son, Wayne Dillon (Rachal Mizell) of Bogalusa, a daughter, Angela Dillon of Bogalusa and a brother, Charles Ray Dillon of Henlyfield, MS. And 8 grandchildren, 3...
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Clarence "POPS" Guilott

April 4, 1926 - November 13, 2014

Clarence (Pops) Guilott - (April 4, 1926 - November 13, 2014) passed away peacefully on Wednesday afternoon at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife Juanita Davis Guilott of Bush, LA. He is also survived by two sons: Howard (Alice) Guilott of Orange, TX and C. Wayne Guilott of Bush, LA; and three daughters: Glenda (James) Sharp of Langston, AL, Sandra (Bruce) Knight of Enon, LA and W....
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Betty Jo Thomas Breath

December 26, 1937 - November 11, 2014

Betty Jo Thomas Breath age 76 passed away November 11, 2014 at her residence in Bogalusa La. She was a member of Edgewood Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 38 years Charles "Charlie" Breath. One son Randall "Randy" Stewart "Debby" of Bogalusa La., and a daughter Debbie Stewart "Joe" Dunaway of Bogalusa La. One sister Nora Thomas Byrd of the Isabel Community. ...
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Marshall Lee Crosby, Sr.

December 26, 1969 - November 7, 2014

Marshall Lee Crosby Sr. age 44 passed away November 7, 2014 at his residence here in Bogalusa La. He is survived by two sons, Marshall Lee Crosby Jr. of Crossroads Ms, and Shawn Marshall Brewer of Michigan. His father Lee Crosby of Bogalusa La., and step mother Carrie Crosby. His step father Eddie Stroud of Bogalusa La. Two brothers Lee Crosby Jr. of Bogalusa La., and Josh Crosby of Bogalusa La....
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Robert Wyatt Smith

July 24, 1929 - November 1, 2014

Robert Wyatt Smith, Sr., 85, a former resident of State Line, died November 1, 2014 at Forest Manor Nursing Home. He was retired from A&P. Survivors include his three sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Lynda Smith of Kenner, Tommy and Terri Smith of Pine, Jimmy and Mona Smith of Hammond, one daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Tim Davis of Hammond; four grandchildren, Rikki Smith Deering,...
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Nettie F. Williams

October 11, 1924 - October 13, 2014

Nettie F Williams age 90, passed away Oct. 13, 2014 at Good Samaritans Nursing Home in Franklinton, La. She was a resident of Angie La, and a member of Monroe Creek Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by three sons all of Angie La, Toxie Williams Jr. "Sherry", Donald Williams "Paulette", and Larry L. Williams "Beverly". One daughter Diane Plohetski "Victor" of Tylertown, Ms....
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Edna W. Simmons

March 21, 1933 - September 30, 2014

Edna W. Simmons born March 21, 1933 passed away September 30, 2014 at her residence at the age of 81. She was a longtime resident of Bogalusa and a member of the Terrace Missionary Baptist Church. She is Survived by her sons, Ralph Odell Penton and his wife Tammy of Franklinton, La., Bruce Penton of...
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Ruth Elois Simmons Miller

January 20, 1935 - September 28, 2014

Ruth Elois Simmons Miller was born January 20, 1935 in Bogalusa, La. She went home to be with the Lord on September 28, 2014. Ruth is preceded in death by her Husband, Elzy Lee Miller, Sr.; Parents, Willie Leon and Mary Eliza Simmons; Siblings, Bonnie Lou Simmons, Betty Joyce Simmons, Christine Sellier, Willie Leon Simmons, Jr. and Richard Benjamin (R.B.) Simmons; and Son-in-laws, Howard ...
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Bernadine Sprehe Magee

February 22, 1922 - September 23, 2014

Bernadine Sprehe Magee age 92 passed away Sept. 23, 2014 at Good Samaritan's Nursing Home. She was a resident of Varnado La. She is survived by one son Aubrey A. "Guss" Magee of Varnado La. Three grandchildren, Wade Magee "Debbie", Clay Magee, Connie Lacey "Elton". Twelve great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Aubrey Magee, one son Fred...
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Wesley Bowman

February 11, 1931 - September 13, 2014

Harold Bowman Wesley Bowman, age 83 and a native of Louisiana, passed away on Sept. 13, 2014. He was the son of the late John and Rebecca Bowman. He was preceded in death by four siblings, Earl Bowman, Mildred Hazel Bowman Kerwin, Myeline Bowman Chapman and Clarence Bowman. He is survived by his younger sister, Shirley Doss (Lewis). Mr. Bowman was married to Lucille Miley Bowman for 54 years...
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Nettie Faye Keaton

December 30, 1939 - September 12, 2014

Nettie Faye Keaton age 74 passed away Sept. 12, 2014 at West Jefferson Hospital in Marrero La. She was a resident of Bogalusa La, and member of Palestine Baptist Church She is survived by her husband Harry W. Keaton of Bogalusa La. Four sons all of Bogalusa La., Elton Miley, Arlan Miley, Alan Miley, and Anthony Wayne Miley. One brother Denver Woodward of Sandy Hook MS. Seven sisters, Lula...
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Archie Vernon Stewart

May 11, 1930 - September 11, 2014

Archie Vernon Stewart of Lee's Creek Community and member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church was born in 1930 and passed away Sept. 11, 2014 at AMG Specialty Hospital in Bogalusa. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Leslie and Pearl Stewart, his parents Vernon and Edith Stewart, a...
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Ruth Byrd

December 25, 1932 - September 8, 2014

Ruth Byrd born December 25, 1932 passed away September 8, 2014 at her residence in Picayune, MS at the age of 81. She was of the Baptist Faith. She is survived by 3 sons, John Monroe Duncan Jr. of Andalusia, Ala., Russell Jr.(Genevieve) LaGrange of Lafayette, La., Donny LaGrange also of...
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Pearl Edna Barkman

February 7, 1940 - September 6, 2014

Pearl Edna Barkman age 74 passed away Sept. 6, 2014 at Our Lady Of The Angels in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Bogalusa La and retired production supervisor for American Fabric. She is survived by three sons and daughter-in laws. Joseph Barkman Jr. "Susan" of Nashville Ga, Gary Barkman "Kristieanna" of Dickson Tenn, and George Barkman "Lisa" of Ramstein AFB, Germany. Two daughters and...
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Albert Joseph Stewart, Sr.

July 5, 1954 - September 2, 2014

Albert Joseph Stewart Sr. born July 7, 1954 passed away September 2, 2014 at his residence at the age of 60. He was a native and a resident of Bogalusa. He attended the Church of United Faith Pentecostal Church here in Bogalusa. He is survived by his mother, Melva Louise Stewart and step-father Billy Ray Parker of Bogalusa,...
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Kenneth M. Wilson

July 22, 1933 - August 29, 2014

Kenneth M. Wilson age 81 passed away Friday August 29, 2014 at his residence in Varnado, La. He is retired from the Washington Parish Sheriff's Dept., and a member of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife Patricia P. Wilson of Varnado. One daughter Donna Wilson Simon "Joey' of Varnado La. One sister Helen McLaurin of Henleyfield Ms. One granddaughter Lindsey LeeAnn...
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Joann P. Petrolia

October 26, 1947 - August 15, 2014

Joann P. Petrolia age 66 passed away August 15, 2014 at her residence here in Bogalusa La. She is survived by two sons, Charles Sorrell of Red Bluff Calif, and David Lavinghouse of Bogalusa La. One brother John Otis Boone of Pine La. Sisters Betty Alsobrooks of Bogalusa, Joyce Lott of Bogalusa, and Ann Noles of Bogalusa. Eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter Rachael...
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Barbara K. Bennett

April 7, 1942 - August 14, 2014

Barbara K. Bennett born April 17, 1942 passed away August 14, 2014 at Heritage Manor nursing home in Covington, La. At the age of 72. She was a long time resident of Rio and a member of Palestine Baptist Church She is survived by two sons, Kendell W. Carter of Bogalusa, Brent N.(Cathy) Carter of Bogalusa,...
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Isabel Thomas Hayman

April 16, 1924 - August 10, 2014

Isabel Thomas Hayman age 90 passed away August 10, 2014 at Resthaven Living Center where she was a resident. She is survived by one son James Hayman Jr. of Bogalusa La. Four daughters, Donna Lawrence of Diamond Head, Elana Rodeheaver of Bogalusa La, Tyrona Whitman of Picayune Ms, Teresa Hayman of Carrier Ms. Brothers, Dewey Thomas and Douglas Thomas both of Thomas La. Sisters, Ada Merle Menish of...
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Morgan Louis Jones

December 5, 1946 - August 6, 2014

Morgan Louis Jones born December 5, 1946 passed away August 6, 2014 in Covington at the age of 67. He was a native of Bogalusa. He survived by a son Samuel Jones of Pittston, PA, step-son, Charles Halliman of Bogalusa, a step-daughter Regina Hall of AR., nephews, Steven Anthony(Rhonda Hill), Herbert Walker, Frank...
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Betty Lou Duncan

May 14, 1934 - August 6, 2014

Betty Lou Duncan age 80 passed away August 6, 2014 at Our Lady Of Angels Hospital. She was a resident of Bogalusa and a member of Church of United Faith. She is survived by her husband of 59 years Rev. Robert J. Duncan of Bogalusa, one son Robert Samuel Duncan of Bogalusa. Five daughters, Betty Faye Bufkin of Enon La, Patricia Ann Duncan of Bogalusa, Sandra K. Stafford of Franklinton La,...
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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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