Obituaries

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Sep

Frances Marlene Perot Milner

Frances Marlene Perot Milner

Ms. Frances Marlene Perot Milner, age 87 of Winnfield, Louisiana, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020, at Autumn Leaves Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Winnfield.

Ms. Milner was born on August 30, 1933, in Winnfield to the late Arthur Perot and the late Eva Haddox Perot. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Arthur Perot; two sisters, Lucille and Gloria Perot; and her children’s father, Thomas Childress Milner.

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16
Sep

Bill Worsham, Jr.

Bill Worsham, Jr.

Mr. Bill Worsham, Jr age 66 of Montgomery, Louisiana passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020.

Born Friday, May 14, 1954 in Shreveport, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, William Brian Worsham, Sr. and Betty Sue Hall Worsham; son, Preston Lynn Worsham.

Those left to cherish his memory include his siblings, John Edward Worsham, Julie Ann Herrera and Barbara Kay McGee.

Memorial services were held at 11:00 AM on Monday, September 14, 2020 at Southern Funeral Home with Rev. Craig James officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday at the funeral home from 10:00 AM until time of services.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.

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16
Sep

Jimmie Duane Ross

Jimmie Duane Ross

Jimmie Duane Ross was born February 17, 1937 in Winnfield, LA, and passed from this life August 20, 2020 in West Monroe, LA at the age of 83. Jimmie was a man of honor who believed in standing up for what was right and spent his life doing that. He was a man who loved God, his family, and his country. His family was more important than anything else in the world to him. He loved his fur babies who loyally stayed by his side throughout his life. He was a natural born teacher and enjoyed freely sharing his knowledge and wisdom. Jimmie was a successful athlete in high school and won many honors. He was the first in his family to graduate from college and blazed the trail for his younger siblings. He spent a lot of hours helping his daddy, a Foremost milkman, build his business and made many milk deliveries with him. He was a successful businessman, winning many accolades and awards. He truly cared about his clients.

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16
Sep

Emily Elizabeth Thomas

Emily Elizabeth Thomas

Emily Elizabeth Thomas, age 2, left this Earth to join her Heavenly Father on September 8, 2020.

Emily was born on September 13, 2018, to her loving parents Tori and Darrell Thomas. Her sister, Jewel, and her brother, DJ, were immediately smitten with the newest addition to the family.

Emily Elizabeth was a beautiful, smart, happy and carefree spirit. She left an impression on every life she touched in her short time here on Earth. Everyone who met Emily loved her fiercely. She was always able to put a smile on your face and she loved to laugh.

Emily loved to play with her parents, siblings, grandparents, and cousins. And they loved playing and spending time with her.

Emily was preceded in death by her greatgrandparents, James Roy, Eddie Taylor, Maurie and Billie Ferguson, Chaney Lee Thomas and Josephine White; great-aunt, Debra Hill; great-uncle, Rickey Ferguson.

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16
Sep

Annette Prescott Cook

Annette Prescott Cook

Annette Prescott Cook, age 73 of Dickinson, Texas passed away peacefully on Friday, September 4, 2020.

Born Monday, July 14, 1947 in Winnfield, LA, Annette was a graduate of Texas City High School in Texas City, TX. She then attended and graduated from Business School. Annette made a career working at The University of Texas Medical Branch, Pediatrics Unit in Galveston, Texas from which she worked until her retirement.

Annette was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years Michael Ray Cook; granddaughter, Kayla Sue Cook; sister, Jean Nesmith; parents, Wilbur and Eleanor Prescott.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children and grandchildren: son, Robert ‘Trooper’ Cook of Crosby, TX and grandchildren, Tamara

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16
Sep

Myrtle P. Mellichamp

Myrtle P. Mellichamp

Mrs. Myrtle P. Mellichamp passed away September 4, 2020 in Greenville, S. C.. Millie was an esteemed artist and her paintings can be found all over the United States.

She was the daughter of Ruth and Henry Pendarvis. She was born on April 15, 1920 in Winn Parish, Louisiana. She is leaving behind one son Robert A. Mellichamp and wife Joan of Houston, Texas and one daughter, Marsha Mellichamp Holton, of Travelers Rest, South Carolina. She also leaves to cherish her memory, two grandchildren, Thomas Mellichamp of Houston, TX. and Amanda Holton Braswell of Greenville, S.C. and her husband Jeff Braswell; four great grandchildren Taylor Holton, Matthew Patch, Austin Braswell and Emily Braswell. She is also survived by her brother Billy Joe Pendarvis and his wife Doris of Georgetown, LA., She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Major Robert Thomas Mellichamp.

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16
Sep

Elinor Anne Love Derr

Elinor Anne Love Derr

Elinor Anne Love Derr passed away August 28, 2020 at Autumn Leaves Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Winfield, Louisiana, following a brief illness.

Anne Derr was born in Minden, Louisiana on July 24, 1925. Her parents were William Durward Love and Hazel Riser Love.

Anne attended school in Winnfield, Louisiana grades 1 - 6. After the death of her mother, she moved with her father to Kilgore, Texas. She graduated from Kilgore High School in 1942. She attended Kilgore Junior College and was a Kilgore Rangerette. She graduated from Kilgore Junior College in 1944.

After college graduation, Anne was employed as Assistant Clerk for the Gregg County Draft Board during WWII. While working for the Draft Board, she met the love of her life, John Chester Derr. Anne and Chester were married in Kilgore, Texas on August 24, 1946.

Wed
09
Sep

June King

June King

7-29-53 9-7-11

Every day I grieve for you. I love you. I miss you. I need you. I think of you. Every day is so hard without you.

I still bring you flowers and talk to you each day.

I still love you with all my heart!

Stanley

Wed
09
Sep

Doyle Douglas Lasyone

Doyle Douglas Lasyone

Mr. Doyle Douglas Lasyone, age 74 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020, at Winn Parish Medical Center.

He leaves his wife of 55 years, Myrtle Beavers Lasyone; children, Dewayne Lasyone (Jenney), Damon Lasyone (Carla Kay) and Carla Tinnerello (Pete); ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and many close friends.

Born and raised in Winnfield, the son of Odus and Jimmie Lee Smith Lasyone, Doyle was a lifelong resident of Jordan Hill.

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09
Sep

Chad Harvey Hammons

Chad Harvey Hammons

Chad Hammons, 47, passed away on August 29th in his home surrounded by family and friends. He is now sheltered in the arms of God and was welcomed home to the praise of good and faithful servant. He was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in 2010 and he fought a hard battle and never lost his faith.

Chad was a faithful member of Minden Presbyterian Church were he served as an elder. He was employed by Fibrebond, Webster Parish Sheriff’s Department and served as a substitute teacher at Minden High School. No matter where he worked, he left a legacy of respect and friendship.

He loved the outdoors, hunting, and fishing and spending time with family and friends. Although Chad was father of the year every year, in 2013 KRMD recognized him as their Father of the year. His wife and children were the loves of his life.

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