Obituaries

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Mrs. Sharon Lynn “Sherry” Williams

Mrs. Sharon Lynn “Sherry” Williams, age 56 of Packton, Louisiana passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014. Born Sunday, December 21, 1958 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her Grandparents, Thurman James and Audie Lee Jordan Riggs and Homer and Tommie Cryer Varnell, Father, Howard Russell Varnell and Mother, Elsie Ann Riggs Varnell. Sherry loved to fish, camp and work in her garden. She also enjoyed helping haul firewood and anything to do with the outdoors. Sherry loved her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

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Mr. Marshall Lee Sutton

Mr. Marshall Lee Sutton (78) of Winnfield, LA died Tuesday,  December 16, 2014 at Winn Medical Center. No services
scheduled. Cremation Disposition. Winnfield Funeral Home of Winnfield, LA.
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Norma Lee Darbonne Lagrange

A Mass of Christian Burial for Ms. Norma Lee Darbonne Lagrange were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, in St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau, LA. Rite of Committal and interment followed in the St. Charles Cemetery. Ms. Norma was a native of  words and was a current resident of Winnfield. She passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at Autumn Leaves Nursing Home in Winnfield, LA, surrounded by her family at the age of 90. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, cooking, and doing yardwork. She was a wonderful mother and aunt to many nieces and nephews who enjoyed visiting her home. She is survived by her son, Glenn Lagrange of Tampa, FL; and her daughter, Pat L.

Wed
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Dec

Mrs. Patsey Marie Norman Newton

Mrs. Patsey Marie Norman Newton, age 70 formerly a resident of Winn Parish, passed away on Tuesday, December 16
at Winn Parish Medical Center in Winnfield. She was a homemaker,  a native of Clearwater  Florida and a member of the Bethel Church of Christ. Mrs. Newton was the daughter of the late Marshall H. Norman and the late Ima Louisa Guthrie
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Mrs. DeAnna “Sissy” Cheek Griffith

Mrs. DeAnna “Sissy” Cheek Griffith, 51, of Tyler, TX passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Longview, TX. She was
born November 16, 1963 in Winnfield, LA. Graveside: 2 pm Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Hoover Cemetery in Big Sandy
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Natasha “Tasha” Leah Patin

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Stephen Tommy Underwood

Funeral services for life-long Sikes, Louisiana resident, Stephen Tommy Underwood, was held Friday, December 19, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., in the Southern Funeral Home Chapel  with family friends Reverend Robert Leach and Reverend Kenneth Tarver, with a eulogy  iven by his nephew, Tony McManus. Interment followed in the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery in the Fellowship Community near Tommy’s home in Sikes. Pallbearers were Jerry Ingles, Royce Calhoun, Gary Tolbert, La Dale Pate, Kenneth Clifton, and Wesley Simons. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Lasyone, Mike Clingan, Herman Grantadams and Roger Rutledge.  Tommy Underwood was born June 23, 1946, the first child of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Connie Underwood. He passed from this life, Tuesday, December 16, 2014, peacefully at his home surrounded by those he loved. Tommy’s working years were spent in the logging woods working as a skidder driver.

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Dec

Mrs. Ava E. Brewton Box

Mrs. Ava E. Brewton Box, age 86 of Goldonna, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Born Monday, September 17, 1928 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her Father, Olen Brewton,  Mother, Lucy Morgan Brewton, Husband, Kenneth Box. Daughter, Elizabeth Ann Box, and Sister, Johnnye Bryant. She was a longtime member of the Antioch Community Church and retired from Calvin High School Cafeteria after 26 years of service. Mrs. Box was an avid reader, but more than  anything, enjoyed studying her Bible. Those left to cherish her memory include her Daughter, Brenda Ables, Goldonna, LA, Daughter, Ann Martin, Winnfield, LA, Grandchildren, Billy Collins and Brandi, Amy Martin, Lacey Martinez, and Jason and JoAnna Collins, Great Grandchildren, Madi, Hayden, Alexa, Caleb, Dylan, Noah, and Cheyenne, and Sister, Mabel Bagwell.

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Mr. James Eugene Carpenter

  Mr. James Eugene Carpenter, age 69 of Dodson, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, December 09, 2014. Born Monday, January 29, 1945 in Winnfield, Louisiana, he was a member of Old Union Baptist Church. He enjoyed all things outdoors, was an avid hunter and fisherman and also enjoyed gardening. Mr.  Carpenter served his community through 50 plus years in the auto body repair industry where he made thousands of friends. Mr. Carpenter was preceded in death by his Parents, Jessie James and Emma Jean Boyette Carpenter; Father and Motherin- law, Odell & Doyle Lowrey.

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Mrs. Willa Dee Luther Dow

Mrs. Willa Dee Luther Dow, age 72 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Friday,  December 12, 2014. Born Monday, April 27, 1942 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her Father, John W. Luther, Mother,  Gladis Cannon Luther, Sisters, Doris Allen, Sue Luther, and LaVerne Ingram, Brothers, A. D. Luther, T.L. Luther, and  Wesley Luther. Those left to cherish her memory include her Husband, Frank Dow, Winnfield, LA, Daughter, Brenda (Sissy) DuBois and husband Ronnie, Winnfield, LA, Grandchildren, Melissa Lashley, Candice Gauthier, Justin DuBois and Blake Dubois, and Great Grandchildren, Kimberly, Zoey, Zaita, Gabriel,  Maddie, Mason, Stella and Easton. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Southern Funeral Home with the Reverends Travis Hampton and Russell Jones officiating. Interment followed in Corinth Cemetery, in Jordan Hill.

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