Obituaries

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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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30
Dec

Lonnie Earl Bramlett

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Lonnie Earl Bramlett passed away Friday, December 18, 2020 at his home in Winnfield, Louisiana. He was born on January 29, 1941 in Hodge, Louisiana to Elmer and Virgie Weeks Bramlett. He was a graduate of Jonesboro Hodge High School in the class of 1959. He also graduated from Northwestern State University with a degree in Business.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Carolyn Paul Bramlett, two daughters, Leigh Anne Bramlett and Susan (Jason) Delaune, and three grandchildren, Preston, Emilia, and Carter Delaune, and also by a number of nieces and nephews.

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30
Dec

Billie Ray “Bill” Berry

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Mr. Billie Ray “Bill” Berry, age 82 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at his residence. He was born September 12, 1938 in Winn Parish and was a co-owner of Farr Auto Supply where he worked for more than 52 years. He was a long time member of Laurel Heights Baptist Church in Winnfield where he was ordained as a Deacon. He continued to be an active deacon at First Baptist Church in Winnfield and its mission First Baptist Church in Dodson. He was also a member of Builders for Christ and Gideons International.

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23
Dec

Tommy W. Lowe

Tommy W. Lowe

Tommy W. Lowe, age 53 of Winnfield, Louisiana, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020.

Born Thursday, March 23, 1967 in Jonesboro, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his son, Derek Lowe; parents, Damon Lowe and Carrie Deese Casper; grandfather, Millard Lowe; brother, Timothy Casper; stepfather, Paul Casper; grandparents, Willie Deese and Amma Lee Deese Kirkham; and inLaws, Donnie Williams and Lynda Williams.

Wed
23
Dec

Miriam Elizabeth “Mimi” Wold

Miriam Elizabeth “Mimi” Wold

On December 8, 2020 the glories of Heaven began to shine more brightly as our Heavenly Father, the angels and Lord Jesus Christ welcomed Miriam Elizabeth Wold. She was preceded in death by her parents Reverend Fisk Ray and Grace Ray. She is survived by her husband of 57 years Ted Wold of Winnfield, her son Todd Wold and wife Shelley Strong of Big Horn, WY, son Troy Wold and wife Janeana Wold and grandson Parker Wold of Monroe, and son Tracy Wold and wife Melissa Wold and grandson Ryan Nix of Jena. She is also survived by her sister, Betsy Clement and husband Dr. John Clement along with their children, daughter Jennifer and husband Taylor Mobley and son Jeffrey Clement of Pineville.

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23
Dec

James Hobert Coe

James Hobert Coe

Mr. James Hobert Coe, age 80 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

Born Thursday, February 29, 1940 in Coushatta, Louisiana, he was a member of Christian Fellowship Church and was a retired lineman/electrician.

Mr. Coe was preceded in death by his parents, Glover and Elleace Britton Coe; wives, Judy McMillan Coe and Donna Sharp Coe; siblings, Willie Coe, Clover Coe, Jr., Sue Stewart and Dorothy Ayers.

Those left to cherish his memory include his children, Tony Coe, Stoney Barbo (Suzanne) and Christina Goynes (Dustin); grandchildren, Katie, Stoney, Dalton, Axel, Kaylee and Kennedi; greatgrandchildren, Levi, Lizzie, Lane and Linnie.

Graveside funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Hand Cemetery in Coushatta with Rev. Huey White officiating. Interment followed under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

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16
Dec

James O. “Jlynn” Atkins Jr.

 James O. “Jlynn” Atkins Jr.

Mr. James 0. "Jlynn" Atkins Jr. was born August 22, 1946 in Winnfield, La to the union of James 0 . Atkins Sr. and Yvonne Long Atkins. He passed away Monday; December 7th in Houston Texas. He loved his childhood. His father was a pipeline welder and they lived in various states while growing up. According to Jlynn, he got into mischief just about everywhere. Once he did not come home from School after Kindergarten class. He played on the playground with his friends. When he did go home the police was there and they talked to him about taking him to jail. He always made it home on time after that.

He was a charter member of Calvary Baptist Church. He joined the U.S. Army at age 17, spent a year in Korea and trained for jump school at Fort Benning, Ga. Later he transferred to Fort Campbell, Ky., served in the 101st Airborne, and later the 173rd Airborne after which h e was sent to Vietnam.

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09
Dec

Kelly Peterson

Kelly Peterson

Kelly Leon Peterson, Jr., 78, died on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Kelly was born in Winnfield, Louisiana on May 24, 1942. He spent his childhood in Winnfield and graduated from Winnfield High School. He went on to graduate from Northwestern State University with a B.A. in Science. His career path started out in Welding sales, and he retired his career as a Project Manager in the Oil & Gas Industry. Kelly was kind-hearted, wise, forgiving,
humble, loving, trustworthy, and always had a smile on his face. He was one of a kind, never met a stranger, and was everyone’s best friend. His children and grandchildren were his biggest blessing. He left a legacy of love that will always be treasured and carried on by his family!

Wed
09
Dec

Lyle Thompson

Lyle Thompson

Colonel Lyle W. Thompson, retired U.S. Air Force, passed away early on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at the age of 80 years. He died at home from complications
related to Parkinson’s disease.

Lyle was born on July 2, 1940, in Russellville, Arkansas, and raised by his parents, R.M. and Eula
Dover Thompson in Winnfield, Louisiana.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Louisiana State University, a Master of Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. His military education included Air War College, National Security Master Course; Air Command and Staff College; and Squadron Officer Course.

Col. Thompson served tours of duty with the Air Force in Del Rio, Texas; Rantoul, Illinois; Misawa, Japan; Viet Nam; New Orleans, Louisiana; Austin, Texas; Anchorage, Alaska; Hampton, Virginia; Homestead, Florida; and then back to Austin/ Bergstrom to retire before the base was closed and turned into Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

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09
Dec

H.L. Caskey

H.L. Caskey

Mr. H. L. Caskey, Jr., age 95, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020.

Born Monday, May 4, 1925 in Mineola, Texas, he was an owner of Caskey and Son Welding and Caskey Drilling Companies. He retired from Caskey Logging and Pipeline and proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII.

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