Obituaries

Wed
09
Feb

Sheri Rebecca “Becky” Ford

Sheri Rebecca“

Sheri Rebecca “Becky” Ford passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

Becky was born in Homestead Florida on May 10, 1969. She moved to Winnfield with her family in 1971. After graduating from Winnfield High School in 1987 and attending Northwestern University for two years, she decided to become a nurse and went on to attend Huey P. Long Vocational School where she obtained her LPN certification.

Becky loved working as a geriatric nurse and spent several years caring for her patients while working for Winn Home Health and other facilities in the area. She also worked in the Lafayette/New Iberia area as a marketing specialist for several rehabilitation and nursing care facilities. She was a very compassionate and caring nurse and often brought small gifts to her patients to cheer them up.

Wed
02
Feb

Lois McKinney Collins

Lois McKinney Collins

It all began on February 5, 1926, there was Lois McKinney Collins, known as Lois Collins, Mr.s Collins, Sister Collins. Then there were four more: Ollie Van Collins, Mary An, Dorothy Ann and Demarrion born to the late Joe and Addie B. McKinney. Now, there are two who remain, Dorothy Ann Sibley (Florence Alabama) and Demarrion Akpudo (Huston, Texas)

Lois Collins was married to the late Frank Collins, Sr. and between that union eight children were born: Tommy Ray, Beatrice McDonald, Izolia (deceased), Charles (deceased), Frank Collins (Cordine), Annie (Hellen), Earl and Murl.

She fought a good fight. She finished her course She kept the faith. She passed over November 28, 2021.

Wed
02
Feb

Conrad Allen Broomfield

Conrad Allen Broomfield

Mr. Conrad Allen Broomfield, age 79 of Dodson, Louisiana passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022.

Born Wednesday, December 16, 1942 in Jonesboro, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Norman A. Broomfield and Lucretia Oglesby Broomfield; brothers, Ted Dewayne Broomfield and Ronald

Glen Fairless. Mr. Broomfield was a member of Dodson Church of Christ. He loved horse riding, fishing, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as his friends.

Wed
02
Feb

Rex Allen Ferrier, Sr.

Rex Allen Ferrier, Sr.

Rex Allen Ferrier, Sr. passed away January 4, 2022 at the age of 66. He was born September 8, 1955 in Winnfield, LA to the late Floyd and Dorothy Ferrier.

A visitation was held Saturday, January 15, 2022 from 12:00 - 2:00 pm with a Memorial Service at 2:00 pm at Grace Funeral Home, 2401 Houston Highway, Victoria, TX. Officiating were Rev. Lamar Carpenter and Dr. Lydon Carpenter.

He is preceded in death by his father Floyd Ferrier; mother Dorothy Ferrier Kelley and a brother Ricky Ferrier.

He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Terri Lynne Ferrier; children Rex Allen Ferrier, Jr. and Marisa Lynne Ferrier and her husband Ernie Ray Johnson, Jr.; sister Dottie (Danny) Carpenter; brothers Donald Wayne (Rita) Ferrier, Glynn Dale (Rosie) Ferrier and Roger Ferrier; grandchildren Alana Johnson, Kane Johnson, Mason Allen Ferrier, Brennen Gray and Brandtley Gray.

Wed
26
Jan

Rosella Mason Wells

Rosella Mason Wells

Rosella Mason Wells, 82, of Natchitoches, LA went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 after a long battle with an illness.

Wed
26
Jan

TIMOTHY SCOTT “SCOTTY” PENDER MONTGOMERY, LA

TIMOTHY SCOTT “SCOTTY” PENDER MONTGOMERY, LA

Funeral services for Mr. Timothy Scott “Scotty” Pender will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27 at Montgomery Pentecostal Church under the direction of Gallagher Funeral Home Chapel in Ball with the Rev. Scott Tilton and Lavohn Bass officiating. Interment to follow at Hargis Baptist Church Cemetery in Hargis.

Visitation will be Thursday, Jan 27 from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Montgomery Pentecostal Church.

Scotty, 58, of Montgomery entered eternal rest Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Scotty is preceded in death by parents, W.H. Pender and Edna Mae Thompson Pender; and his brother, Billy Pender.

He survived by two brothers, James Pender and Craig Pender and wife Sharon; five sisters, Jessie Strebeck, Darlene Tims, Vickie Feazell and husband Jimmy, Sonja Welch and Rita Graves; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Wed
26
Jan

Rex Allen Ferrier, Sr.

Rex Allen Ferrier, Sr.

Rex Allen Ferrier, Sr. passed away January 4, 2022 at the age of 66. He was born September 8, 1955 in Winnfield, LA to the late Floyd and Dorothy Ferrier.

A visitation was held Saturday, January 15, 2022 from 12:00 - 2:00 pm with a Memorial Service at 2:00 pm at Grace Funeral Home, 2401 Houston Highway, Victoria, TX. Officiating were Rev. Lamar Carpenter and Dr. Lydon Carpenter.

He is preceded in death by his father Floyd Ferrier; mother Dorothy Ferrier Kelley and a brother Ricky Ferrier.

He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Terri Lynne Ferrier; children Rex Allen Ferrier, Jr. and Marisa Lynne Ferrier and her husband Ernie Ray Johnson, Jr.; sister Dottie (Danny) Carpenter; brothers Donald Wayne (Rita) Ferrier, Glynn Dale (Rosie) Ferrier and Roger Ferrier; grandchildren Alana Johnson, Kane Johnson, Mason Allen Ferrier, Brennen Gray and Brandtley Gray.

Wed
26
Jan

Nelda Varnell Reed

Nelda Varnell Reed

Nelda Varnell Reed 79, passed peacefully at her Metairie, La home on March 26, 2021 after a long illness. Nelda was preceded in death by her parents Bessie and Leon Varnell. She also lost her beloved son Gary Davila in 2017. She is survived and greatly missed by her daughters Andrea (Davila) Bostick and Melissa (Reed) Blystone, her brother Carroll Varnell and nephew Bryan Varnell. Nelda will also be missed by her grandson Brian Bostick and her sons in law Mark Bostick and Tony Blystone. We loved her tremendously and know she loved us as well. She was very proud of us all.

Nelda was born in Winnfield La and graduated from Winnfield High School. She also attended Northwestern State University. She often spoke fondly of her schoolmates.

Wed
19
Jan

LaJuana Stroud Ferguson

LaJuana Stroud

Mrs. LaJuana Stroud Ferguson, age 92 of Atlanta, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021. She was born to the union of Walter and Victoria Dixson Stroud on Monday, February 25, 1929 in Wheeling, Louisiana. Mrs. Ferguson spent her working career in multiple positions including Librarian, Bookkeeper, and Beautician. She retired from the Winn Parish Library/Atlanta

Branch. She was a devoted member of Atlanta Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents Walter and Victoria Dixson Stroud; husband Lelan W. Ferguson; three brothers and two sisters.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters Diane Broussard, Ileene Pogue, and Donna Barton; eight grandchildren, and 22 greatgrandchildren.

The family received friends on Saturday, January 1, 2022, at Southern Funeral Home from 5PM until 8PM.

Wed
05
Jan

Jessie Nell Grigg

Jessie Nell Grigg

Memorial services for Jessie Nell Grigg will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the First Baptist Church in Winnfield, Louisiana with Dr. Jerry Pipes officiating.

Jessie Nell, 91 of Winnfield, passed from this life on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Ridgecrest Community Care Center in West Monroe, Louisiana. Mrs.Grigg was born October 16, 1930 in Red River Parish, Louisiana and graduated from Hall Summit High School in 1947. She continued her studies at Louisiana Tech, where she met her future husband Edward Jackson Grigg, from Bienville, Louisiana. One daughter and two sons were born to this union.

The early years of the Griggs’ marriage were spent in Bernice, Louisiana where Mrs. Grigg served as high school librarian and English teacher. After Mr. Grigg completed as B.S. degree in forestry at Louisiana Tech, the couple moved to Winnfield, Louisiana where both were employed.

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