Obituaries

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Rodney Dale Long

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Mr. Rodney Dale Long, age 62 of Dodson, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, June 07, 2015. Born Thursday, February 12, 1953 in Winnfield, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his Father, W. O. “Sonny Boy” Long; Brother, Shane Long and Step-Son, Tony Harper. Those left to cherish his memory include his Sons, Steve Long (April) and Josh Long (Crystal); Daughters, Stephanie Long and Robyn Erskins (Craig); Mother, Melda Pace; Grandchildren, Layla, Colton, Miranda, Haylee, Kerstin, Lauren, Emily, Taylor and Vivian; Brother, Gene Long; Sisters, Rhonda Long and Lessie Long; numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral service arrangements will be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.

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William Carver Walker

William Carver Walker (83) of Atlanta, LA died June 4, 2015 in Ruston, LA. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Winnfield Memorial Funeral Home in Winnfield. The interment was held at New Bethlehem B.C. Cemetery #1 in Atlanta, LA. Pastor William Charles Walker officiated. Final arrangements entrusted to Winnfield Memorial Funeral Home-Winnfield, LA.

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Myrtis Rai Barksdale Bamburg

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Mrs. Myrtis Rai Barksdale Bamburg, age 93 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, June 09, 2015. Born Thursday, September 15, 1921 in Natchitoches, Louisiana, she was a member of First Baptist Church of Winnfield where she was active in the WMU for a number of years. She was also a clerk in Central Supply at Winn Parish Medical Center. Mrs. Bamburg was preceded in death by her Parents, Travis and Zora Barksdale; Husband, Bion H. Bamburg; Brothers, James Barksdale, Mack Barksdale, Aaron Barksdale and one sister Peggy Sheffield. Those left to cherish her memory include her Son, Jerry Bamburg and his wife Jeanette of Winnfield; Granddaughter, Rhonda Grady, Camden, AR; Grandson, Jay Bamburg and wife Amy, Pineville; Great Granddaughter, Morgan Grady, Camden, AR; Sisters, Margaret Sanders and Yvonne Scoggin both of Bossier City; Sister-in-laws, Helen Barksdale and Esther Barksdale..

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John Luther Jones

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John Luther Jones was born on March 16, 1932 to D Jones and Stella Willis Jones. He graduated Winnfield High School in 1950. He began his chosen career of printing at the age of 17 working for the Winn Parish Enterprise and would spend the next 63 years in the business. He joined the Air Force in 1951 to serve during the Korean War. John met his first wife, Ruby McGallaird Jones in Los Angeles and they married April 11, 1956. They moved to Houston in 1959. He began teaching at the Houston Community College as a Printing instructor and taught in Houston Independent School District as a vocational printing teacher for 20 years. He attended the University of Pittsburgh Graphic Art Technical Foundation in 1980. He retired from teaching in 1981 due to vision problems. John had a life-long love of travel and visited England, France, Germany, Holland, Portugal, Denmark, Norway, Mexico and New Zealand and almost all of the states. He lived in Louisiana, Arizona, California and Texas.

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Hewey Gene Walker

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Mr. Hewey Gene Walker, age 83 of Winnfield, Louisiana, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2015 after a lengthy illness. Born June 16, 1932 in Jonesboro, Louisiana, he was retired from Ironworkers Union 710. He proudly served his country in the US Army, member of Scottish Rite and is past Master of Eastern Star Lodge #151. He was preceded in death by  his mother, Eola Puckett Walker Caskey, his father, AmosEdward Walker, sister, Pauline Walker Clubb and brother,  Dewey “Bo” Walker. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 60 years,Frances Hall Walker; daughters, Jean Caskey and husband David, Bossier City, and Elizabeth Skains and husband Mark, Tyler, TX; 3 grandchildren, Justin Caskey and Jessica Vowles and husband Robert of Bossier City and Erin Long and husband Jay Jeffress of Fairfield, TX; 3 great grandchildren, sister, Ruth Gatlin of Pineville, and several nieces and nephews.

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Mr. Cartez D. Lynch

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Thank You!
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Trista LeAnne Tyler

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The world changes from year to year, our lives from day to day, but the love and memory of you shall never pass away.

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Alice Lorene Springfield

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Mrs. Alice LoreneSpringfield, age 81 ofJonesboro, died Saturday, May23, 2015 following a brief ill-ness. Mrs. Springfield was anative of Womack, La. and wasa resident of Jackson Parish herwhole life.Funeral services were held11:00 AM at Southside Baptist Church with Reverend Wesley Venable officiating. Intermentwas in Old Bethel Cemeterynear Jonesboro.Mrs. Springfield is survived by: son, David Springfield;daughters, Wanda Vines, Debbie Vines and husband Pete, Billie Dawn Springfield, Janice Blundell and husband Emmett, Pam Blundell and husband Troy; grandchildren, Katilin Springfield,Victoria Springfield, Kenneth Springfield, Danny Vines,Tammy Roark, Jimmy Vines, Shawn Blundell , NathanBlundell, Rebecca Blundell Smith; 19 great-grandchildren; 3great-great-grandchildren; brother, Jerry Walker; sister, Pat Crawford; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives andfriends. Mrs.

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