Obituaries

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Louis Victor Gibson

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Louis Victor Gibson, 71, of Central passed away on  December 22, 2014. Born on September 16, 1943, Louis grew up in Westlake, La., and graduated from Louisiana Tech with a Bachelor of Arts in Education. He joined the U.S. Navy and
served as an officer on the USS Coral Sea during the Vietnam War. Upon his return, he attended LSU where he earned his Masters in Social Work. Over the next 30 years, he served in various administrative positions in social work throughout 
Louisiana. Louis is predeceased by his parents, H.C. Gibson and Virginia Kornberg, and his sister Sudie Hough. He is survived by his three children, Anna Gibson of Monroe, La., Esther Townsend and her husband Mark of West Monroe. La., and Ross Gibson and his wife Brie of Washington, D.C.; grandchildren Hadassah, Liam and River Townsend and Olive Gibson; and his dog, Blackjack  
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Mrs. Sharon Lynn “Sherry” Williams

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Mrs. Sharon Lynn “Sherry” Williams, age 56 of Packton, Louisiana passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014. Born Sunday, December 21, 1958 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her Grandparents, Thurman James and Audie Lee Jordan Riggs and Homer and Tommie Cryer Varnell, Father, Howard Russell Varnell and Mother, Elsie Ann Riggs Varnell. Sherry loved to fish, camp and work in her garden. She also enjoyed helping haul firewood and anything to do with the outdoors. Sherry loved her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

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Mr. Marshall Lee Sutton

Mr. Marshall Lee Sutton (78) of Winnfield, LA died Tuesday,  December 16, 2014 at Winn Medical Center. No services
scheduled. Cremation Disposition. Winnfield Funeral Home of Winnfield, LA.
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Norma Lee Darbonne Lagrange

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A Mass of Christian Burial for Ms. Norma Lee Darbonne Lagrange were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, in St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau, LA. Rite of Committal and interment followed in the St. Charles Cemetery. Ms. Norma was a native of  words and was a current resident of Winnfield. She passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at Autumn Leaves Nursing Home in Winnfield, LA, surrounded by her family at the age of 90. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, cooking, and doing yardwork. She was a wonderful mother and aunt to many nieces and nephews who enjoyed visiting her home. She is survived by her son, Glenn Lagrange of Tampa, FL; and her daughter, Pat L.

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Dec

Mrs. Patsey Marie Norman Newton

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Mrs. Patsey Marie Norman Newton, age 70 formerly a resident of Winn Parish, passed away on Tuesday, December 16
at Winn Parish Medical Center in Winnfield. She was a homemaker,  a native of Clearwater  Florida and a member of the Bethel Church of Christ. Mrs. Newton was the daughter of the late Marshall H. Norman and the late Ima Louisa Guthrie
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Mrs. DeAnna “Sissy” Cheek Griffith

Mrs. DeAnna “Sissy” Cheek Griffith, 51, of Tyler, TX passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Longview, TX. She was
born November 16, 1963 in Winnfield, LA. Graveside: 2 pm Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Hoover Cemetery in Big Sandy
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Stephen Tommy Underwood

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Funeral services for life-long Sikes, Louisiana resident, Stephen Tommy Underwood, was held Friday, December 19, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., in the Southern Funeral Home Chapel  with family friends Reverend Robert Leach and Reverend Kenneth Tarver, with a eulogy  iven by his nephew, Tony McManus. Interment followed in the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery in the Fellowship Community near Tommy’s home in Sikes. Pallbearers were Jerry Ingles, Royce Calhoun, Gary Tolbert, La Dale Pate, Kenneth Clifton, and Wesley Simons. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Lasyone, Mike Clingan, Herman Grantadams and Roger Rutledge.  Tommy Underwood was born June 23, 1946, the first child of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Connie Underwood. He passed from this life, Tuesday, December 16, 2014, peacefully at his home surrounded by those he loved. Tommy’s working years were spent in the logging woods working as a skidder driver.

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Mrs. Ava E. Brewton Box

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Mrs. Ava E. Brewton Box, age 86 of Goldonna, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Born Monday, September 17, 1928 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her Father, Olen Brewton,  Mother, Lucy Morgan Brewton, Husband, Kenneth Box. Daughter, Elizabeth Ann Box, and Sister, Johnnye Bryant. She was a longtime member of the Antioch Community Church and retired from Calvin High School Cafeteria after 26 years of service. Mrs. Box was an avid reader, but more than  anything, enjoyed studying her Bible. Those left to cherish her memory include her Daughter, Brenda Ables, Goldonna, LA, Daughter, Ann Martin, Winnfield, LA, Grandchildren, Billy Collins and Brandi, Amy Martin, Lacey Martinez, and Jason and JoAnna Collins, Great Grandchildren, Madi, Hayden, Alexa, Caleb, Dylan, Noah, and Cheyenne, and Sister, Mabel Bagwell.

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