Obituaries

Wed
17
Dec

Mary Ann Burchfield Nelson

Mary Ann Burchfield Nelson, 69, of Bossier City, Louisiana passed away on December 7, 2014 at her home  after a lengthy illness. She was born February 13, 1945 in Greenville, Ms. She is preceded in death by her parents, Vida Dempsey Burchfield and Charles Phillip Burchfield Sr., her brothers,  Charles Phillip Burchfield Jr. and Edward Earl Burchfield, and her late husband Jimmy Dale Nelson Sr. She is survived by her siblings, Quinton Burchfield, Nelson Burchfield, Nancy Ingram, Sherry Moffett, Phyllis Wilkerson,  Judy Danysh, Jo Kathy Gilbreath, Raymond Paul Burchfield, Penny Brown, Michael Wayne Burchfield, and Teri Blackmon , her children, Jimmy Dale Nelson Jr., Stephen R. Nelson, Susan M. Johnson and husband Tommy M. Johnson Sr., Jennifer S.

Wed
10
Dec

Mrs. Maude Lee O’Bryan

Mrs. Maude Lee O’Bryan, age 95 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, November 27, 2014. She was born Sunday, October 05, 1919 in Dodson, Louisiana, to the union of Charlie Sholars and Minnie Lee Johnson Sholars. Those left to cherish her memory include her Son, Donnis O’Bryan, Shreveport, LA, Step- Son, Claude O’Bryan, Winnfield, LA, 5  Grandchildren, and 6 Great- Grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Friday, December 05, 2014 at Southern Funeral Home with Rev. Lamar Carpenter officiating. Interment followed in Bethlehem Cemetery, in Calvin.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.
Wed
10
Dec

Mr. JC Reed

Mr. JC Reed, age 87, of Pineville, Louisiana, entered into eternal rest with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Reed was a former resident of Jonesboro, Louisiana, and a former member of Southside Baptist Church of Jonesboro and Hodge Baptist Church. Predeceasing him were his parents, John and Cosie Reed of Jackson Parish, and cousin, Dewey Anderson, of Jackson Parish. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Willie Jean Reed of  Pineville, Louisiana, and by his three sons and their wives: Gary Wayne and Sandra Reed of Baton Rouge; Denny Lynn and Cheryl Reed of Winnfield; and Eric Jay and Kerri Reed of Alexandria. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Heather Christina Reed and Gary Wayne Reed, Jr., of Baton Rouge; Tambry Reed Slavich and husband, Sam, of Metarie; and Eric Connor Reed and Ethan Christopher Reed of Alexandria. Other family survivors include brothers- and sisters-in-law, Rev.

Wed
03
Dec

Orville Long (Buck) Allbritton

Wed
03
Dec

Mrs. Neather “Nita” Lasyone Jacobs

Mrs. Neather “Nita” Lasyone Jacobs, age 83 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014. Born Thursday, August 06, 1931 in Sikes, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her Father, Jewel R. Lasyone, Mother, Rosie Bratton  Lasyone, Sister, Pauline Vines, Sister, Eunice Taylor, Sister, Patsy Lasyone, Sister, Grace Acreman, Brother, Burel Lasyone and Brother, Pinkey Lasyone. Mrs. Jacobs was a native of Sikes, La and was a Baptist. She retired from Wal-Mart after 30 years of service. Those left to cherish her memory include her Son, Doug Shirley and wife Annie, New Braunfels, TX, Son, Steven D. Shirley and wife Deanna, Huntingtown, MD, Grandchildren, Derek and Jayna Shirley, Huntingtown, MD, Brother, Waylon Lasyone, West Monroe, LA, Brother, Earl Lasyone, Dodson, LA, Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Friends, her extended family of co-workers at Wal-Mart, and her many friends in the community she always greeted with a warm smile and kind words.

Wed
03
Dec

Virgus Ray Cardozier

 Virgus Ray Cardozier, professor emeritus of higher education administration at the University of Texas at Austin died in Austin, Texas on November 2, 2014 of complications of a stroke.  Professor Cardozier was born on April 2, 1923 and reared on a farm in north central Louisiana, the son of James C. and Lelia Megison Cardozier. He enrolled at LSU in June 1940 where his studies were interrupted in May 1943 when his entire class of advanced ROTC cadets was called to active duty in the Army. Following graduation from the Field Artillery Officer Candidate School at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, he served in the Southwest Pacific Theater. After the war he completed college and taught adult education in Shreveport. In 1949 he returned to LSU to complete a master’s degree, then to Ohio State University where he completed  the Ph.D. in 1952. Later, he completed postdoctoral studies at the University of Michigan and the University of California at Los Angeles.

Wed
03
Dec

Dorothy Annette Shaw Lea

SHREVEPORT, LA – Dorothy Annette Shaw Lea, beloved wife and mother, went to be with the Lord on November 21,  2014. Funeral services celebrating her life were held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 24, 2014 at Rose-Neath Marshall Street Chapel. Interment was held at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Winn Parish. Officiating were Eric Amison and Harold White.  Dorothy was born in Montgomery, LA on June 13, 1943. She attended Atlanta High School in Winn Parish where she received the American Legion Award and the Crisco Award and graduated in 1961. She also attended Louisiana Girls State. And, in 1963 she graduated from Norton’s Business College. She married Lawrence Lea on April 20, 1963 and celebrated 51 years of marriage this year. She was blessed with two children, one daughter, Melanie and one son, Richard. As a member of Haynes Avenue Baptist Church, Dorothy was a founding member of the Sisterhood group and provided leadership for several years.

Wed
03
Dec

Mrs. Bessie Belle Erwin Nelson

Wed
03
Dec

Mrs. Nellie Faye Russell

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26
Nov

Mr. Jessie M. Fowler

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