Obituaries

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Mary L. Thomas

Mary L. Thomas

Mrs. Mary L. Thomas, age 96 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

Born Monday, January 1, 1923 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Fannie Boyd Long and William Morris Long; and her husband, Doyle D. Thomas.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters, Beverly Thomas Queen and DoyLynn Alexander; 4 Grandchildren, Marisse Brown (Colin), Jeremy Lashley (Jennifer), Michelle Lashley, and Geree Gaar; and 8 Great Grandchildren.

The family received friends on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at The Family Church, from 11:00 AM until time of services.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at The Family Church with Rev. Nathan Newton and Bro. Mark Green officiating. Interment followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

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Marzella Franks

Marzella Franks

Mrs. Marzella Franks, age 96 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019. Born Thursday, February 22, 1923 in Laurel, Mississippi, she was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Perot; husband, Willie Franks; and numerous brothers and sisters. Mrs. Franks was a past nurse for Dr. McElwee and the Winn Parish Medical Center. She was an avid fisherwoman. Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Rev. Robert Franks (Jeanne); sisters, Lessie and Sarah Jones; 2 grandsons; 6 great grandchildren; and 9 great great grandchildren. The family received friends on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Southern Funeral Home, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Graveside services were held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Bolton-Teagle Cemetery with Rev. Darell Ray Franks officiating. Interment followed in Bolton - Teagle Cemetery, in Winnfield under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.

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Ida Adell Durbin

Ida Adell Durbin

Mrs. Ida Adell Durbin, age 85 of Goldonna, Louisiana passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019.

Born Tuesday, October 23, 1934 in Goldonna, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Ida I. Holman Pierce and Dick Q. Pierce; husband, James Durbin; brother, E. J. Pierce; and sister, Oma Baker.

Mrs. Durbin, “Granny”, loved her children and grandchildren dearly and was a charter member of Gloryway Church.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, James Wright, Jr. (Jeany) and Edward Wright (Helen) grandchildren, Samantha, Toby, Judy, April, and Marybeth; 5 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; brother, William Pierce (Katherine); and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family received friends on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at Gloryway Church, from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, and again on Monday, December 9, 2019, at Gloryway Church, from 10:00 AM until time of services.

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Dana Beth Cook

Dana Beth Cook

Mrs. Dana Beth Cook, age 69 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019.

Born Friday, June 23, 1950 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Betty Stroud and Cleo Austin; husbands, Bruce Pierce and George Cook; and son, Marc Pierce.

Those left to cherish her memory include her granddaughters, Jescey Pierce and Janys Pierce; sister, Diane Bomer; half sister, Lisa James; and a host of step grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

The family received friends on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Southern Funeral Home, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Memorial services will be announced at a later time.

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

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Clayton Gerald “Jerry” Cook

Clayton Gerald “Jerry” Cook

Clayton Gerald “Jerry” Cook, age 60 of West Monroe, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Mr. Cook was a former minister of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses of Winnfield and the Carpenter’s Local #60 Union. He and his wife were owner’s of Cook’s Interior and Design/Insulation.

Born Monday, February 2, 1959 in Shreveport, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Bonnie Sue Howard Cook and Clayton Gerald Cook, Sr.; son, Jonathon Cook; and brother, Rickey Dan Cook.

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Hedy Joan Weatherly Henderson Butler

Hedy Joan Weatherly Henderson Butler

Mrs. Hedy Joan Weatherly Henderson Butler, a resident of Jena, LA, passed from this life on Sunday, December 1, 2019.

Mrs. Butler was born in Brinkley, AK on August 14, 1942 to the union of Ira Vernon Weatherly and Florence Florene McCullar. Hedy was the second born of six children.

Hedy attended LaSalle High School and went on to complete her studies in Real Estate at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, TX and later attended Tyler Commercial College where she graduated as an Automation Secretary. On February 28, 1992, Hedy married her husband Robert M “Bob” Butler at Nolley United Methodist Church. Hedy became an active member of her church family and the Nolley UMW Wesley Circle.

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Lindy Leon Jordan, Jr.

Lindy Leon Jordan, Jr.

Mr. Lindy Leon Jordan, Jr., age 49 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Born Monday, August 10, 1970 in Urania, Louisiana, he was a member of Hurricane Creek Baptist Church and was employed for over fifteen years by Multi-Chem, a Halliburton Service, where he truly loved his job and the people with whom he worked. He also worked previously in the logging industry.

Mr. Jordan was preceded in death by his parents, Lindy Leon Jordan, Sr. and Georgia Ann Brewton; grandparents, Homer and Jewell Jordan and George and Alpha Brewton.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Tara Smith Jordan; son, Dustin Ryan Jordan; sister, Christi Frieu (David); brother, Matthew Jordan (Chasity); brothers and sisters-in-law, Gerald Smith (Gladys), Brad Lirette (Renee), Jennifer Jenkins (Tim), Chad Smith (Tesia) and Eva Bogen (Jerome).

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Cathy Renae Jones McCoy

Cathy Renae Jones McCoy
Cathy Renae Jones McCoy

Mrs. Cathy Renae Jones McCoy, age 67 of Dodson, Louisiana received her angel wings on Thursday, November 21, 2019. Cathy was born December 21, 1951 in Winnfield, Louisiana to James H. & Louise Jones. She was the oldest of 4 siblings.

After high school, Cathy moved to Shreveport where she met the love of her life, Jimmy. They began their life together and had 3 beautiful children Matt, Mark, and Michelle. During her time in Shreveport Cathy worked as a beautician and spent spare time raising her children and loving on her family. Eventually Cathy and her family moved back to Winnfield where she lived out the rest of her life surrounded by family and many friends, where she retired from Winnfield Police Department after 25 years of service.

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Iva Lois Hood

Iva Lois Hood

Mrs. Iva Lois Hood, age 88 of Quitman, was carried through the gates of heaven Sunday, December 1, 2019. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to many.

Lois grew up near Gaars Mill and graduated from Sikes High School. After living in the New Orleans area for 55 years, Gene and Lois relocated to Quitman. She was a full time homemaker who enjoyed serving their church in several areas. In addition, she was president of the New Orleans W.M.U. Association and she served on the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Baptist Childrens Home of Monroe. Lois will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Friends visited with the family at Edmonds Funeral Home Monday, December 2, 2019 from 1:00pm until 2:00pm. Funeral services were held at 2:00pm with Reverend Stuart Toms officiating. Interment was at Friendship Cemetery, near Sikes, under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

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Louie Folden

Louie Folden

Services for Louie Folden were held at 9AM, Saturday, November 30, 2019 at The Family Church, Winnfield, LA with Bro. Joel Hines officiating. Visitation was from 4PM until 10PM, Friday, November 29 th and from 8AM until time of service at 9AM, Saturday, November 30 th at the church. Interment was at Garden of Memories Cemetery, Winnfield, LA under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home, Alexandria.

Louie Folden, 75, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at his home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Leona Folden; wife, Betty Folden; daughters, Vicki Folden and Sharon Delores; siblings, Etoil Alford, Morris Folden, Dave Folden, Christine Speed and Carlie Ray Folden.

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