Obituaries

Wed
14
Apr

Jimmie Jean Adams Tarver

Jimmie Jean Adams Tarver

Mrs. Jimmie Jean Adams Tarver, age 89 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren.

She was born Sunday, August 16, 1931 in Gaar’s Mill, Louisiana, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Winnfield and also attended Zion Baptist Church with her family. Mrs. Tarver was a member of the Home Demonstration Club where she was known as the “dumpling queen”. She was also known for her Popcorn Balls at Halloween and her Peanut Brittle during the Christmas holidays. She loved fishing, working in her flower gardens and bird watching from her back porch.

Mrs. Tarver was preceded in death by her parents, William Troy Adams and Ollie Victory Sikes Adams, husband of 67 years James Tarver, and her six siblings.

Wed
14
Apr

Lessie Mae Austin

Lessie Mae Austin

Mrs. Lessie Mae Austin, age 86 of Quitman, crossed through Heaven’s gates on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Lessie was an active attendee at the annual Austin Family Reunion that was held in March each year until Covid-19 spoiled our reunion events for the years 2020 and 2021. She was always proud to bring her favorite dishes for everyone to share. She was an active and faithful member of Sweetwater Baptist Church. She loved to sing with “Shine”, formerly known as WMU. They would share their love of singing with people in nursing facilities. Lessie enjoyed visiting patients in the nursing home as well as doing other special projects until her health no longer allowed her to do so. She was a graduate of Winnfield Senior High School in 1952, attended ULM and was employed and retired from Jackson Loan.

Wed
07
Apr

James Mockosher

James Mockosher

Mr. James Mockosher passed from this life on March 28, 2021 in his residence. He was born to the union of Manuel and Jimmie Dean Thornton Mockosher on December 9, 1957 in Alexandria, Louisiana.

He spent most of his working career in the oilfield, and in his spare time enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger years. As he grew older he developed a love for Television, especially westerns, and had a huge love for his family and grandkids.

He is preceded in death by his father, one brother Manuel Mockosher, Jr., and grandmother Effie Mae Clinton.

Those left to cherish his memory are his mother Jimmie Dean Thornton Mockosher Normand, one brother John Mockosher, sisters Darlene Thomason and Jeanette Yale, sons Waylon and Sonny Mockosher; nephews Daniel Mockosher (Amanda), Jason Bird Mockosher (Jennifer), and James “ManMan” Mockosher; one niece Jennifer “Sugar Woman” Moreau, 3 grandchildren and 4 great nephews.

Wed
07
Apr

George Anthony Jensen

George Anthony Jensen

Mr. George Anthony Jensen, age 27 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

Anthony was born Wednesday, May 26, 1993 in Urania, Louisiana. He enjoyed gaming and skateboarding.

Those left to cherish his memory include his parents, Melanie Rowell Jensen and Roger Anthony Jensen; brother, Matt Jensen; maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Glen Rowell; paternal grandmother, Jimmie Jensen; other family members, Quenton Alderman, Hunter Johnson, Timmy and Desiree Hudgins; and a host of cousins, aunts, and uncles

The family received friends on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at Southern Funeral Home, from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

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

Wed
31
Mar

Memorial

Memorial

Annie Goodwin Jan 9, 1970 - April 9, 2017

Memorial

Roger Smith Jan. 1, 1951 - April 3, 2019

Though your smiles are gone forever, your hands we cannot touch — Still we have so many memories of the ones we love so much — Your memories are our keepsake with which we’ll never part — God has you both in His keeping and we have you both in our hearts.

Love and Miss You Both,

Selbie-Wife & Mom

Delisa-Tommy & Family

Dawn-Sam-TJ & Lucas

Shane-Candy-Tucker and Mikhaela Corey & Crystal

 

 

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Wed
31
Mar

Larry Jack Casey

Larry Jack Casey

Larry Jack Casey, age 88 of Conroe, Texas passed away on Friday, March 19, 2021.

Mr. Casey grew up on the family farm in Osceola, Iowa. He was educated in a one room school house until high school. Mr. Casey played basketball and baseball and upon graduation from Osceola High School was awarded a baseball scholarship to be a pitcher at Iowa State.

After his freshman year he was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. Following his military service, he worked in several industries before becoming a business owner in the Oil and Gas industry. In 2020 he had the honor of a large tug boat being named after him, the `Larry C’.

Mr. Casey was a big game hunter, went on 18 African safaris, hunted on 6 continents, and won numerous hunting awards, including the African Big 5 and the North American Sheep Grand Slam.

Wed
24
Mar

Theodore Benjamin “Ted” Pace Jr.

Theodore Benjamin “Ted” Pace Jr

Mr. Theodore Benjamin “Ted” Pace Jr. age 82, of Winnfield, Louisiana, passed away March 17, 2021 at Winn Parish Medical Center. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, worked for many years as a Lab Analyst at Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical and later he worked for CCA. He was an avid outdoors-man and especially loved to fish and hunt. He will also be remembered by family and friends for his cooking.

Mr. Pace was the son of the late Theodore Benjamin Pace Sr. and the late Lucy Cook Pace. He was also preceded in death by his son Rickey Len Pace, great grandson Rhett Lathan, stepson Dale Long and two brothers Elmer Ray Pace and Larry Pace.

Wed
24
Mar

Mary Lee Sproles Ortego

Mary Lee Sproles Ortego

Mrs. Mary Lee Sproles Ortego, age 71 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Born Sunday, May 29, 1949 in Gilbert, Louisiana, she was retired from Chase Bank having worked in the banking industry for many years. She was a member of the Kisatchie Quilting Club and enjoyed sewing, reading and fishing.

Mrs. Ortego was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas James and Margaret Kennison Sproles; siblings, Lois Lawrence, Lawrence Sproles, Earl Sproles, Henry Sproles and Bill Sproles.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 54 years, John Ortego; children, Steve Ortego and Tricia Wilson (Russ); grandchildren, Justin, Crystal, Devin and Emily and three great-grandchildren; siblings, Audrey Berry, Pat Reynolds and Boots Griffith; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be announced by the family at a later date.

Wed
17
Mar

Marjorie Maxine Carter Godman

Marjorie Maxine Carter Godman

Mrs. Marjorie Maxine Carter Godman, age 92 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021.

Born Tuesday, May 22, 1928 in Downsville, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Mignon Smith and Willie Alvie Simpson; sister, Helon Hayes; and husbands, Jepp Dayton Carter and Willie Godman.

Mrs. Godman enjoyed gardening, reading, and her little dog, Maple. She worked in the insurance business and was a Notary Public in Winn Parish for many years.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Ken Carter (Gail); grandson, Christopher Carter (Kevin McHargue); great grandson, Carter McHargue; brothers, Bill Simpson and Dawson Simpson (Juanita); sister, Elizabeth Young (Huey) and special nephew, Bruce Carpenter (Andrea).

Graves services were held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Bethlehem Cemetery with Rev. Lamar Carpenter officiating, under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.

Wed
17
Mar

James Conrad Amberg

James Conrad Amberg

James Conrad Amberg passed from this life on February 27, 2021 at his home in Georgetown with his wife and son at his bedside. He was 83 years old and had waged a 20 plus year battle with leukemia. He was laid to rest on Sunday February 28th at the Starks Cemetery in graveside service officiated by Rev. Mark Breland.

Jim was born to the union of John Christian Amberg and Annie Mae Gaar. He was survived by his wife of 59 years Linda Holmes Caraway and his son and namesake James Conrad Amberg, II “Jay”. He is also survived by his sisters Frances Perego of Shreveport, Mildred Harter (Bobby) of 011a, Cheerie Jackson (Paul) of Sulfur and a number of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Jim was born on land homesteaded by his grandmother in what is now the Kisatchie National Forest. He was second generation born in the country. His grandfather had immigrated from Switzerland in the late 1800’s.

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