Obituaries

Wed
06
Jan

Daniel “Danny” Earl Boyett

Daniel “Danny” Earl Boyett

Mr. Daniel “Danny” Earl Boyett, age 63 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at his residence after a battle with Glioblastoma Brain Tumor.

Born Saturday, May 18, 1957 in Winnfield, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his father: Rev. Daniel George Boyett; grandparents, Riley Boyett and Jessie Boyett Chandler, Earl E. Long, Sr. and Edrye Simms Long.

Danny was a friend to everyone who knew him. He was retired as a supervisor for Direct T.V. and known to everyone for his love of playing music.

Those left to cherish his memory include his mother, Earlene Long Boyett; sister, Debra Boyett Gunter (George); niece, Jennifer Gunter Bruce (Gary); great niece, Kaitlyn Ford; great nephew, Samuel Bruce; uncle, Earl E. Long, Jr. (Peggy); and uncle, David Vargas,

Due to the illness of other family members and the coronavirus, a memorial serviced will be announced by Danny’s family at a later time.

Wed
06
Jan

Barbara Nell Hughes Slayter

Barbara Nell Hughes Slayter

Ms. Barbara Nell Hughes Slayter, age 73 of Winnfield, passed away from this life on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at her residence, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was born on November 15, 1947 in Winnfield. In her younger years, she worked at Grantadams Dairy Maid, Olin Kraft, Bell South and was a Licensed Cosmetologist. Later in life, she went back to school and earned her license as a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked many years at the Allergy and Asthma Center in Alexandria, The Oaks Care Center in Pineville and The Winn Parish Council on Aging.

She was preceded in death by her mother and step father, Eunice and John Kerry, her father, Roy Hughes, her grandparents, Hardy and Ruth Williams and Henry and Maggie Hughes, and her grandson, Douglas Thompson Jr.

Wed
06
Jan

Thomas David Babers

Thomas David Babers

Thomas David Babers, age 53 of Saline, born December 10, 1967, went home to be with his Savior on December 31,2020 from a battle with Covin-19.

David was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend. He was a hard worker who always had more than one project going on at a time. He had a passion for hunting but his favorite thing to do was spending time with his grandchildren. They knew PaPa always had something in his pocket for them. David worked at Alliance Compressors in Natchitoches for 22 years. He also served his country as a Military Police Investigator in the United States Army.

David is preceded in death by his father, Thomas Merle Babers and grandparents, Thomas Coy & Avis Babers and Xenephon & Amelia Williams.

Wed
06
Jan

Card of Thanks

Card of Thanks

The family of Mary Bemont would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers, phone calls, flowers, cards and love shown during her recent illness and passing.

Thank you to Bro. Dick Enterkin and Bro. Joe Evans for the comforting eulogy and graveside service, Southern Funeral Homes for their dedicated services and Guardian Hospice for their warmth and kindness.

Thank you to the employees at Autumn Leaves Nursing Home and Dr. Iglesias for their care during the last months.

We are forever grateful for the love and support of the community that have been expressed to the family.

Sincerely, Randy & Lisa Ellis Lori Scroggs

Wed
30
Dec

Patsy J. Palmer

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Miss Patsy J. Palmer, age 79 of Goldonna, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020.

Born Wednesday, May 28, 1941 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert Palmer, Jr. and Violet Weeks Palmer,

Those left to cherish her memory include her aunt and uncle Betty Weeks and Evyonne Weeks,

Gravesidel service were held at 10:00 AM on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Yankee Springs Cemetery with Rev. Billy Prince officiating.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Steven Weeks, Justin Reed, Logan Adams, Dusty Caskey, Erin Barnett and D.J. Leach.

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

Wed
30
Dec

Brenda Haddox Etheridge

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Ms. Brenda Haddox Etheridge, age 71, of Winnfield, Louisiana, peacefully passed away on December 24, 2020, with her children by her side after a month long battle with Covid.

Brenda was a loyal daughter, mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend. She loved her family and friends deeply and spent many hours praying and checking on them. Her beautiful smile and Christian witness served to impact others as she sought to glorify God in everything she did.

Brenda was born on January 10, 1949, in Winnfield to the late Mr. and Mrs. Bluch Haddox. She was also preceded in death by her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. James Monroe Shelton and Mr. and Mrs. Elzy Haddox.

Wed
30
Dec

Sherri Gwyn Stroud Davison

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Sherri Gwyn Stroud Davison, age 72 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020.

Born Sunday, February 29, 1948 in Orange, Texas, she was preceded in death by her parents, Marcus Claiborne and Sadie Lonadier Stroud and her husband, John Wayne Davison.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sister, Beverly Roling (Jay P.) of Rochester, NY,; brother, John Marcus Stroud ( Linda) of Pineville, La. and numerous nieces and nephews,

The family received friends on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Southern Funeral Home, from 9:00 AM until 10:15 AM. with a graveside services in the St. Maurice cemetery at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 with Rev, Rayford Fredericks officiating.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Mark Stroud, Mike Stroud, Stan Craig, Cody Bedgood, Justin Bedgood and Derrick Davison.

Wed
30
Dec

Cheryl Yvonne Caskey Walters

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Mrs. Cheryl Yvonne Caskey Walters, age 71 of Dry Prong, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020.

Born Tuesday, September 20, 1949 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her father, Henry Lesley Caskey, Jr.; mother, Dorothy Durbin Caskey; and brother, David Glen Caskey.

Mrs. Walters was a member of Tioga United Pentecostal Church and was retired as State Executive Secretary of the USDA Soil Conservation Service.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, David Walters; her sons, James Todd Box (Stephanie) and Joshua Allen Box; her grandchildren, Austin Box, Jaden Box, Caleb Box, Dylan Box, and Noah Box; and her sister, Donna Privett (Don).

The family received friends on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at Southern Funeral Home, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, and again on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Gloryway Church, from 1:00 PM until time of services.

Wed
30
Dec

Mary Bernice Fitzgerald

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Mary Bernice Fitzgerald passed away on Saturday, December 19,2020 at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. She was born May 22,1940 in Winnfield, Louisiana to Woodrow and Vera Blackstock. She was a graduate of Winnfield Senior High School.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Thomas Milton Fitzgerald, sons Kerry Lee Fitzgerald and Thomas Kevin Fitzgerald and one grandchild Dugan Hood.

She is survived by one daughter, Deidre (Roy) Stapleton, three sons, Darren (Sandra) Fitzgerald, Damon (Linda) Fitzgerald, Kendall (Maria) Fitzgerald, and one daughter-in-law, Renee Fitzgerald. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Wed
30
Dec

Loyd Larry Bryant

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Graveside services celebrating the home going of Mr. Loyd Larry Bryant were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Hargis Baptist Church cemetery in Montgomery, Louisiana with Br. Bruce Weatherford officiating.

Larry, age 80, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 18, 2020 after a long hard battle with the COVID-19 virus.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Loyd Howard Bryant and Opal Guin Bryant, and just recently his brother and friend Herschel Howard Bryant.

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