Obituaries

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Alice Florene Keen

Mrs. Alice Florene Keen, age 82 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Born Monday, April 6, 1936 in Sikes, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, John R. and Edna Truitt McDow; husband, Gene Everett Keen; Infant Son; Infant Daughter; and brother, Norman Joe McDow. Mrs. Keen was a lifetime member of United Baptist Church where she was a charter member and Sunday School Teacher. She was a member and past president of the Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Keen served as a Justice of the Peace and was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Home Demonstration Club.

Wed
27
Jun

Lenard Leroy Henderson

Lenard Leroy Henderson, 79 of Georgetown, Louisiana passed from this life on Friday, June 22, 2018 at his residence in Georgetown, Louisiana. He was born Friday, July 29, 1938 in Selma, Louisiana to the union of Dodd and Hattie (Armstrong) Henderson. He was a graduate of Georgetown High School and was a member of Tullos First Baptist. Leroy started working in the oil industry for Justiss Mears Oil Company and later worked for Hunt Petroleum, where he retired after numerous years. He loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Verlene Henderson of Georgetown. One son Leonard R. Henderson & wife, Patty, of Georgetown, LA, a daughter, Darlene Lindgren, & husband, Wade, of Hibbing, MN. Two granddaughters, Stephanie Henry, & husband Hugh, Tessa Myrick & husband Daniel, two grandsons, Stephen Williams, and Derrick Henderson.

Wed
27
Jun

Jesse Hamilton Dauzat

Funeral services for Jesse Hamilton Dauzat were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Living Word Church in Minden, Louisiana with Pastor Andrew Maddox, Pastor Trey Waller, and Bro. Brian Montgomery officiating and special speaker Jamie Dauzat. Interment followed at Old Sparta Cemetery in Jamestown, Louisiana. Jesse was born May 14, 1982 in Rapides Parish and entered into rest June 16, 2018 in West Monroe, Louisiana. He was preceded in death by his son, Alden Garland. He is survived by his wife, Bridgette Dauzat, son, Lyndon Garland, daughters, Hannah Dauzat and Hailey Worsham, mother, Regina Randall and husband Eddie, father, Leslie Dauzat and wife Lynn, mother and father in-law, Betty and Ronald Hughes, sisters, Jessica Dauzat and fiancé Wayne Gaubert, Wendy Randall, and Shera Finney, brothers, Leslie (Bubba Dauzat, Jr.

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27
Jun

Jay Baxley

Mr. Jay Baxley, age 51 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Born Sunday, October 2, 1966 in Winnfield, Louisiana, he was a member of First Baptist Church of Winnfield. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends. Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Olivia Baxley; parents, Earnest James Baxley, Sr. and Carolyn Crooks Baxley; fiancé, Nikki Wilkerson; sister, Kristy Avant (Terry); nieces and nephews, Kalyn and Karly Avant and Bradley and Christopher Miller and well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Winnfield with Rev. Steven Smithson, Rev. Lamar Carpenter and Rev. John Holland officiating. Interment followed in Garden of Memories in Winnfield.

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20
Jun

James Ernest Shows

After a long illness, James Ernest Shows, age 80 of Atlanta, Louisiana passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at his residence with his family at his side. Mr. Shows retired from Moreau Construction Co. where he worked until he was no longer physically able. He was a hard worker and even after a full day’s work as a carpenter still returned home to work on his farm. He started farming as a young boy plowing the fields before school. He enjoyed provid- ing fresh vegetables for his family and others. He grew sugar cane to make his own syrup. He also had a real passion for fishing, but he will always be remembered for giving everyone nicknames. Mr. Shows is the son of the late Albert Ernest Shows and the late Emma Lee Franklin Shows. He was also preceded in death by a son James Dalton Shows, and a sister Dorothy Lee Shows Hines.

Wed
20
Jun

Loleta Kees May

Funeral services for Loleta Ann Kees May of Grayson, Louisiana£ were held at 2:00 PM Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Grayson Baptist Church, Grayson with Bro. Rick Crandall officiating. Burial followed at Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Louisiana under the direction of Riser Funeral Home. Loleta Ann Kees May was born July 2, 1943 in Winnfield, Louisiana£ to the union of her parents, O’Neal Kirkland Kees and Dorothy Cornelia Riggs Kees and she passed from this life on June 7, 2018 at Ochsner’s Medical Center in New Orleans£after a brief illness. Leta was raised in Georgetown£and was Valedictorian of the 1961 graduating class of Georgetown High School.£She attended and graduated from LSU with a degree in Home Economics. After graduation£Leta moved to Texas to take a job with the Texas Agricultural Extension Service.£While she always declared she would never be a school teacher, like her mother and grandmother,£it seemed life had a different plan.

Wed
20
Jun

Leigh Hurl Jutzi Jordan

Mrs. Leigh Hurl Jutzi Jordan, age 92 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. She was born Tuesday, March 23, 1926 in Rochelle, Louisiana and was a member of First Baptist Church of Winnfield. Mrs. Jordan was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Ella Nugent Jutzi; husband, Arnold Jordan, Sr.; son, Arnold Jordan, Jr.; sister, Alma Jean Smith. Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Ronnie Lee Jordan, Mitchell Lynn Jordan and Ellen Jo Jordan; grandchildren, Joey Jordan, Angela Davis, Tammy Bento, Stephanie Shuff, Sonya Cornett, Mitchell Lynn Jordan, II, Brooklyn Noel Johnson and Nikki Lawson; 19 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Southern Funeral Home with Rev. John Holland officiating. Interment followed in Garden of Memories, in Winnfield.

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20
Jun

Clyde Saucier

Mr. Clyde Saucier, age 88 of Dodson, Louisiana passed away at Winn Parish Medical Center in Winnfield, Thursday June 7, 2018. Mr. Saucier was born September 25, 1929 in Poplarville, Pearl River County, Mississippi, was a member of the Church of Christ and was retired machine operator. He loved fishing and gardening. Mr. Saucier was the son of the late Rayford Saucier and the late Kizzie Smith Saucier. He was also preceded in death by a son Douglas Saucier, sister Marie Smith and brothers Robert Saucier, Flavis Saucier and H. J. Saucier. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 40 years Marie Guthrie Saucier, son Stanley Saucier (Cheri), step-children Roy Mercer (Cindy), Cathy Delaughter (Jimmy), Linda Balliache (Ciro), Debbie Conzonere (Danny), and Donna Waller (Rick), two grandchildren, two great grandchildren and a host of step grandchildren, step great-grandchildren and step great great grandchildren.

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20
Jun

Paul Green

Paul Green, age 90 of Dodson, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Born Sunday, August 21, 1927 in Dodson, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, James Monroe and Minnie Barnes Green; sisters, Louisa Anderson, Linnie Bullock, Edna Calhoun, and Pauline Durbin; and brothers, Herman and J.M. Green. He attended the Assembly of God Church in Dodson, La. Mr. Green served his country in both World War II and the Korean Conflict. After his graduation from Dodson High School in 1945, he enlisted into the U.S. Navy and trained to be a Navy Seal. He was once again called to serve his country in Korea in the U.S. Army. During his service, Mr. Green was injured and was awarded the Purple Heart. He also received the Korean Service Medal with four Bronze Stars. A proud veteran, Mr. Green continued service to his country through the Disabled Veterans Organization. He also served his community as Constable in Ward 4 for many years.

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20
Jun

Michael Phillip Jordan

Mr. Michael Phillip Jordan, age 74 of Dodson, Louisiana passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018. He was a US Army veteran. Born Monday, February 7, 1944 in Winnfield, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Joseph Jordan and Myra Carrol Jordan. Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Walter Jordan and wife Cynthia; grandchildren, Michael Jordan and Brandy Jordan; great-granddaughter, Serenity Grace Jordan; siblings, William Jordan, Sue Ellen Carter, Joann Jordan and Catherine Prifit. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Southern Funeral Home with Rev. Brian Rankin officiating. Interment will follow in Jordan Hill Cemetery, in Winnfield. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 20 from 8:00 AM until time of services. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.

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