Obituaries

Wed
17
Apr

Warren Clinton Ferrier

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Mr. Warren Clinton Ferrier, age 89 of Montgomery, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Born Monday, June 3, 1929 in Montgomery, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Clestine Maude Roberts Ferrier and Floyd W. Ferrier; daughter, Deana Ferrier; grandchildren, Angela Lang, Jonathan Lang, and Stacy Vollm; brothers, Loyd, Lawrence, Bain, James, Bryan and Alfous Ferrier; sisters, Nora Lee Ferrier Simmons and Ora Ferrier Dubois; and son-in-law, Larry Berry.

Wed
17
Apr

Vara (Ferguson) Smith

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Mrs. Vara (Ferguson) Smith died on April 13, 2019 at the age of 101, to have her resurrected life now in Eternity. She was born on August 24, 1917 of parents Carrie and Gus Ferguson of Atlanta, La. and was the second eldest of seven children.

Mom married J.P. Smith on September 20, 1941 and was widowed when Dad died after only 22 years of marriage. Together they had three children, Goldaree (Robert) Sommerville; Rodger (Marilyn) Smith and Rayburn (Emily) Smith. Mom took great pride and joy in her 9 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband (‘Smith”), November 22, 1963; her parents Gus and Carrie Ferguson, her four brothers and two sisters and their spouses.

Wed
10
Apr

Roger G. Smith

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Mr. Roger G. Smith, age 68 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Born Monday, January 1, 1951 in Alexandria, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Versie Rolllins Smith and Harold Smith; grandparents, Will and Mary Rollins; and daughter, Annie Goodwin.

Mr. Smith was retired from the Winn Parish Police Jury as an equipment operator after 17 years of service. He also worked many years in the forest industry. Mr. Roger loved the outdoors and had many hobbies such as fishing, hunting, and gardening. You could always find Mr. Roger in his shop building many different pieces of furniture. Most of all, he loved sharing time with his family. He also enjoyed attending First Baptist Church of Winnfield.

Wed
10
Apr

Jerry Finn (Catfish)

Jerry Finn (Catfish), age 61, passed away February 22, 2019 at his residence in Dodson, LA. He was receded in death by his maternal grandparents Earnest and Maggie Brewer, his paternal grandparents Elliot and Susie Finn, his parents Billy and Doris Finn and one sister, Gail Sharbono. Those left to cherish his memory are a son Billy Finn and four sisters, Dale Burnett (Ray) of Sikes, LA, Billie Barton of Jonesboro, LA, Brenda Finn and Betty Hudson (Randy) of Winnfield, LA and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Being cremated, a memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2-19 at 3:00 p.m. at the New Home Cemetery in Gaars Mill, LA.

Wed
10
Apr

John Glynn Shaw

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Mr. John Glynn Shaw, age 72 of Montgomery, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Mr. Shaw was a US Army veteran.

Born Sunday, November 24, 1946 in Winnfield, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Johnathon Theodore and Annie Rai Doyle Shaw; sister, Mary Premeaux; brother, Donnie Shaw.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Ashley Lasyone (Rex); son, Justin Shaw (Kristina); grandchildren, Kaylie, Kolby and Kayson Lasyone and Cayden and Carter Shaw; special nieces, Marla Freeman and Brandi Hasley; special companion, Tammy Isakson.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Atlanta Cemetery with Rev. Craig James officiating. Interment followed under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.

Wed
03
Apr

Puckett Willis

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Puckett Willis passed away peacefully on March 27, 2019 surrounded by his family. Puckett was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Parker Willis. He is survived by his daughters Susan Willis and Jennifer Buckley (Phant), and three grandchildren, Parker Fliedner, Sam Buckley IV and Matthew Buckley.

Puckett was born in Sikes, Louisiana on August 17, 1924, the son of Ernest Willis and Lena Puckett Willis. He attended Sikes High School, graduating in 1941. While there, he met Rose Willis, who became his high school sweetheart and later his wife. Rose and Puckett were married in 1952 and celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary prior to her death in 2018.

Wed
03
Apr

Andrew Wiley Warren, Sr.

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Mr. Andrew Wiley Warren, Sr., age 81 of Calvin, passed from this life on Monday, March 25, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his parents Tandy Cade and Rosie Warren; brothers Albern Warren, Winfred Warren Sr., Wesley Warren; sisters Sybil Evans and Shirley Rose Norred; grandchildren Cole and Justin Sanders.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 60 years, Alice Faye Beaudion-Duraso Warren; sons Andrew “Andy”Warren, Jr. (Dawn) of Dubach, Robby Warren (Roger) of Calvin, Bobby Warren (Connie) of Calvin; daughters Michelle Rozelle (Richard) of Winnfield, Alicia Sanders (Mike) of Calvin, Tammy Hebert (Mike) of Youngsville. He is also survived by grandchildren Brooke, Joey, Jeremy, Nicole, Cameron, Collin, Carden, Connor, Seth, Dakota, Hope, Todd, Ashley, Alexis; great-grandchildren Landon, Jolie, Drake, Nevaeh, Ilithyia, Braylen, and Jesse; brothers LaVon Warren and D.C. Warren

Wed
03
Apr

Wanda Cheryl Vines

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Mrs. Wanda Cheryl Vines, age 68 of Dodson, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019.

Born Friday, January 26, 1951 in Jonesboro, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Alice Lorene Walker Springfield and Billy Ray Springfield; husband, Bobby Ray Vines; and granddaughter, Angel Vines.

Mrs. Vines was a member of Hurricane Creek Baptist Church. She worked at Fannin Farm Supply in Weston for many years, and later at Wal-Mart. Wanda enjoyed reading, sewing, crafts and flowers. Above all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Tammy Roark; son, Danny Vines; grandchildren, Tyler, Heather, Brandon, Taylor, Dustin, Maggie, and Emily; great grandchildren, Hayden, Brynnleigh, Tanner, Graycee, and Raeleigh; siblings, Janice Blundell, David Springfield, Deborah Vines, Pam Blundell, and Billie “Dawn” Springfield.

Wed
03
Apr

Gloria Jean Shows

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Mrs. Gloria Jean Shows, age 79 of Winnfield, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Autumn Leaves Nursing Home.

Mrs. Shows is the daughter of the late Wallace Desadier and the late Virginia Desadier. She was also preceded in death by her sister Ann Ates, brothers Buster Desadier, and Teddy Desadier and her son-in-law Sam McFarland. She was a homemaker and a devoted ministers wife serviing in various churches for more than 50 years.

Wed
27
Mar

Floyd Ernest Tubbs

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Floyd Ernest Tubbs, age 80 of Dodson, Gansville Community passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019. He had been in declining health for several years. He was a member of the Siloam Baptist Church and also attended Gloryway Church.

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