Obituaries

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Mar

Peggy Ann Cheatwood Wise

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Ms. Peggy Ann Cheatwood Wise, age 72 of Saline, LA, died February 29, 2020. She was a devout follower of Jesus Christ and faithfully attended Carolina Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Saline High School. Ms. Wise was a loving mother and grandmother and will genuinely be missed by friends and family. She worked as a coach and educator for 38 years, until her retirement form Natchitoches Parish School System, primarily at Goldonna Elementary School. Her passion and dedication to the personal care and education of children was exemplary, and displayed in the countless hours that she personally spent with an untold number of of children. She was truly a champion of those in need. She spent much of her retirement years selflessly caring for many of the elderly in her community. Her absence from this Earth will truly be felt by many.

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Mar

Ronald Glen Taylor

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Ronald Glen Taylor, 55 of Dodson LA. passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday February 23rd 2020. Glen was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

Glen was proceeded in death by his parents Wilbur Eddie and Chloteen Taylor, and his step sister Debra Roy,

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Kimberly Alsobrooks Taylor, his two children Kimberly Michelle Sullivan and Charles Ebon Taylor, his brother Brian Keith Taylor (Michelle), his step mother Inez Taylor, 3 step sisters, Carolyn Roy, Brenda Smiley, and Stacey Ferguson (Keith) and an extended family of nieces, nephews and cousins along with numerous friends.

A small memorial service was held at the Zion Hill cemetery on Saturday March 7, 2020 to honor his memory.

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11
Mar

Ada Mae Smith Rutledge

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Mrs. Ada Mae Smith Rutledge, age 79 of Winnfield, Louisiana, passed away Thursday, March 5th, 2020 at Autumn Leaves Nursing Home.

Mrs. Rutledge was a native of Winnfield, she grew up however in Pineville where she graduated from Pineville High School. While at Pineville High School she was active in the band, FHA, and FFA where she was named “FFA Sweetheart”. Following high school she graduated from Alexandria Cosmotology School and later had her own beauty shop in Pineville for several years. She married her high school sweetheart in 1959 and later moved back to Winnfield. She enjoyed painting, cooking and was a talented seamstress. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Winnfield where she was active in the WMU. She was a 57-year member of Palestine Chapter No. 55 O.E.S. where she served as Past Matron and she also served as District Deputy Grand Matron. She served as Grand Ada (1995/1996) of the Grand Chapter of Louisiana, O.E.S.

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Mar

Annie Mae Cox Jacobs

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Mrs. Annie Mae Cox Jacobs was born on January 2, 1947 in Winnfield, LA and went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 6, 2020, doing what she loved, surrounded by her family. She spent her early years in Louisiana, then moved to Florida, where she met the love of her life, Thomas Jacobs. They moved to Michigan, where they started and ran Jacobs Builders for 30 years, until present. Ann, most known to people as Annie Mae or MawMaw, loved family and the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting, and her dog Jelly Bean. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend.

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Mar

Bonnie Jean Smith Hubbard

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Bonnie Jean Smith Hubbard was born September 12, 1936, in Sikes, Louisiana, and passed away March 7, 2020, after a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by daughter Jeanne Hubbard Grant, and parents Maggie Parker Smith and Eugene D. Smith.

Visitation was held Monday, March 9, 2020, from 5-8 p.m., at the Pentecostals of Bossier City, 2833 Viking Drive. A Funeral Service was held Tuesday, March 10, at 10:30 a.m., also at the church. Interment followed at Rose-Neath Cemetery in Bossier. Officiating were Pastor Jerry Dean and Rev. Gary Parker.

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Mar

Mary Inez Donahoe Ball

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Mrs. Mary Inez Donahoe Ball, age 86 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

Born Saturday, February 3, 1934 in Marion, Louisiana, she was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church of Tannehill, enjoyed painting, cooking and her trips to the Holy Land. She will be remembered for her humorous wit.

Mrs. Ball was preceded in death by her parents, Mack Emerson Donahoe and Jamie Bertha Dison Donahoe; husband, Alvin Ball; daughter, Lynda Lunsford; granddaughter, Bethany Johnson; and her eight siblings.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Ronnie Ball (Denise) and Donna Johnson (Joe); grandchildren, Jessica, Natalie, Spencer, Derek, Jennifer, Caitlin, Eli and Erich; great-grandchildren, Sabrina, Cameron, Alex, Hannah, Josie, Caroline, Catherine, Madison and Tyler; great-great grandchildren, Sawyer and Cooper.

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Mar

Judy Lorene Walker

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Judy Lorene Walker of The Dalles, OR passed away of heart failure on Feb. 5, 2020 in Portland, OR at OHSU Adventist Medical Center. Judy was born in Winnfield, LA to William Lawson Walker, Sr. and Helen Mae Erskins Walker on Oct. 14, 1944. She was the fourth child of five.

She leaves behind her sister Jan Abrams of Salem, OR, her son Bill Burton, Jr. and wife Tawnya of Castle Rock, WA, her son Robert Burton and wife Brenda of Winnfield, LA and her daughter Christina Burton Wilson and husband Westly of Oregon City, OR.

Her grandkids: Brenna Parrish, Garrett Burton, James Parrish, Austin Burton, Terrah Strobehn, Alyssa Vazquez, Kevin Burton, Connor Burton, Triston Strobehn, MaKayla Strobehn, Ian Burton, Riley Burton, Kristina Spino, John Thompson, Kaylyn Thompson, Anabella Wilson and many nieces and nephews.

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Feb

Lynda Faye Sullivan Williams

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Mrs. Lynda Faye Sullivan Williams, age 80 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

Born Tuesday, November 7, 1939 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Alec Lehman Sullivan and Essie Louise East Sullivan; husband, Donnie Williams; grandson, Derek Lowe; brothers, Dr. James Earl Sullivan and Lehman Russel Sullivan.

As a young wife, Lynda started out working at various jobs in Winnfield. But in 1967, she found her true calling. She and Donnie purchased the Dairy Maid #2 - more affectionately known as “The Deuce”! She combined her love for cooking and the public to make “The Deuce” a huge success! So much so, she had to expand and Lynda’s Country Kitchen was born!

After 40 years operating the restaurant, she and Donnie retired. However, Lynda did not retire from baking her famous Red Velvet and Italian Cream Cakes. There are very few people in Winn Parish who have not eaten one of her delicious cakes!

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Feb

Helen Jordan Millican

Helen Jordan Millican

Mrs. Helen Jordan Millican, age 85 of Pineville, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at The Oaks Care Center in Pineville.

She was born October 15,1934 in Winnfield, Louisiana, to parents, Monroe and Jessie Mae Jordan. Helen was raised in Winnfield and was a graduate of Winnfield High School class of 1953.

She raised her family in Pineville before moving to Houston after her marriage to Herman Millican.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters, Marilyn Smith O’Hare and Patricia Smith Hensarling; sisters, Rosa Vines and Faye Metcalf along with numerous nieces,nephews and extended family.

Mrs. Millican was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Herman Millican; Beloved son, Robert Smith; and parents, Monroe and Jessie Mae Ingram Jordan.

Visitation and a meal as held at the church on Saturday from 12:00 PM until time of services.

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Feb

JOHN “PEE WEE” ROANE

JOHN “PEE WEE” ROANE

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Mr. John "Pee Wee" Hardy Roane, age 66 of North Hodge, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020. He is preceded in death by his wife, Beverly (Harvey) Roane; parents, Jack and Flora (Strickland) Roane; brothers, Woody Roane, Dale Roane.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Chris Roane (Laura), Jeremy Roane, Matthew Roane, Daniel Roane, Tammy Kelley, Sarah Nolan; 18 grandchildren; brother, James Roane; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Friends may visit with the family Friday, February 14, 2020 at Edmonds Funeral Home from 12:00-2:00PM. A graveside service will be held at 3:00PM in Antioch Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Reverend Sarah Ingram officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home.

Serving the family as pallbearers will be Matthew Roane, Daniel Roane, Tyler Cunningham, Kenneth Harvey, Jacob Coker, Gary Cox.

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