Obituaries published June 9, 2021

A funeral service for Gloria Ann Futrell Bingham, 88, of Monroe, was held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at the First Baptist Church of Swartz with Rev. Aaron Dickinson and Rev. Marian Collier officiating. Interment followed in Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home in Monroe.
Bastrop, LAChicot County News

Kenneth Hickman

Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Lee Hickman, 52, were 3:30 p.m., June 2, at Golden Funeral Home with the Rev. Allan Eppinette officiating. Mr. Hickman, a welder and resident of Bastrop, died Thursday, May 27, 2021. He is survived by his mother, Karen Townsend; daughters Brooke Hickman and Destiny Hickman;...

Barney Lee Fincher

Barney Lee Fincher entered eternal rest with his wife and daughters by his side with Penny and Paul, on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Born in Monroe, La on February 14, yes, a valentine baby, Barney was a long-time resident of Bush and Covington, La. He grew up in Franklinton and Mt Hermon (Mt. Pisgah), Louisiana where he learned the country way of life, grew to know the Lord, dairy farms, horses, and roller skating. A true country boy, nickname “Rooster”, who enjoyed many a ride on the Harley and the simple life. He had a heart of gold.
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Robert Earl Brown, 81

Mr. Robert Earl Brown 81, of Bastrop, Louisiana passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021. He was born September 5, 1939, in Oak Ridge, Louisiana to the late Robert Brown, and late Mattie (Davenport) Brown. He leaves to cherish his memories: son, Kenneth Brown of Fort Worth, Texas; daughters, Flora D....
Vicksburg, MSVicksburg Post

Luther Newton

Funeral services for Luther “Sonny Boy” Newton, 87, of Rayville, La. will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 4, at Dunn Baptist Church, Dunn, La. with Bro. Bernard Duchesne officiating. Interment will follow in the Gwin Cemetery, Mangham, La. under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, La. Luther...

Obituaries published June 2, 2021

Anna Lee Henry of Wisner died May 10 at Pierremont Rehab Center in Shreveport. She was 67. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 22 at Holly Grove Baptist Church in Wisner at 1 p.m. under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home of Winnsboro. Burial followed at the church cemetery in...

William Lawrence Aycock

William Lawrence (“Larry”) Aycock, third child born to the union of Charles Sellers Aycock Jr. and Sarah Ella Walters Aycock in Mansfield, Texas, on May 26, 1960, passed away peacefully at his home in Rayville, Louisiana on May 27, 2021, after spending his last two weeks on this earth comforted, nurtured and loved by a steady stream of close friends and family.

Obituaries published 5-26-21

A celebration of the life of Miriam Virginia Johnston Collins, 83, of Winnsboro were held 10 a. m. Friday May 21, 2021, at First Baptist Church, Winnsboro. Interment followed at Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery under the direction of Dennard First National Funeral Home. Visitation was 5 – 8 p.m. Thursday May 20, 2021 at the church.

Obituaries published May 26, 2021

Funeral services for Edgar Balsamo, 70, of West Monroe, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 2021, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Jones officiating. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe. Linda Sue Callaway. Funeral...

Saturday services set for Elijah Whitfield

Funeral services are set for Saturday for a well know churchman and retired truck driver. Services for Elijah Whitfield will be held Saturday, May 22nd, at Green Grove Baptist Church in Alto, La. The services are scheduled for 2 p.m. in the care of McFarland Funeral Home. His official obituary...

James M. Mattox

James M. Mattox, 72, Choudrant.Graveside service will be held Saturday May15, 2021 at 11:00a.m.Visitation will be Saturday May 15, 2021 at 10:15am until service. Burial will follow under the direction of Mitchell Funerals and Cremations of Winnsboro, LA.

Obituaries published May 19, 2021

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Linda Emfinger, 80, of Newellton, were held on Friday, May 14, 2021 at noon in the chapel of Young’s Community Memorial Funeral Home, with Bro. Gene Brown officiating. Interment will follow in Legion Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Emfinger was born on November 27, 1940, and passed...
Maumelle, ARArkansas Online

Duane Carter

Duane Carter of Maumelle passed away May 14, 2021, at the age of 78. He was born on October 29, 1942, in Monroe, La., to Vernon and Esther Carter. He graduated from West Monroe High School in 1960. He attended college at Northeast Louisiana State and was later drafted in the U.S. Army for the Vietnam conflict from 1966-1968. After completing his college degree in 1971, he began a 25-year career in retail management which brought him to Arkansas in 1980. Duane retired from the State of Arkansas, where he worked over 25 years as an Adjudicator for Social Security Disability. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather known for his dry sense of humor and his love for the LSU Tigers.

Austin Cole, Rayville

Services for Austin Paul Cole will be at 7PM, Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Magnolia Funeral Home, Alexandria, LA with Bro. Richard McGovern officiating. Visitation will be from 5PM until 9PM, with service at 7PM, Thursday, May 13th at the funeral home. Austin Cole passed away on May 9, 2021...

Michael Steve Davis

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of twelve years, Joyce Davis of Hornbeck; step-son, Larry Erwin of Hornbeck; son, Chandlor Townsend of Crossett, Arkansas; step-daughter, Angie Erwin of Hornbeck; daughter, Diana Crews and Jonathan of Bastrop, Louisiana; brother, Ted Strother and Johnnie of Conroe, Texas; sisters, Barbara Mann and Herb of Lake Charles; Susie Phillips and David of Slagle, Louisiana; Linda Erwin and Mike of Hineston, Louisiana; thirteen grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Obituaries published 5-12-21

Sedrick Maurice Allen, 41 of Winnsboro, died April 29 in Mangham. Mr. Allen’s graveside services were May 8 at Morning Star Cemetery in Fort Necessity at 1 p.m. under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home. He is survived by two sons Shedrick Criff and Jactori Campbell; daughters: Shakerria D. Lawrence,...
West Monroe,

Obituaries published May 13, 2021

Odell Adams Jr., 54, of West Monroe, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021. Arrangements are under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home, West Monroe. A memorial service for Leda Susan Cowart Cresswell of Grapevine, Texas, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 16, 2021, in the chapel at Fair Park Baptist Church, in West Monroe, with Pastor Waymond Warren officiating.
Longview, TXLongview News-Journal

Dr. Victor Jay Zuckerman

MONROE, LA — Dr Victor Jay Zuckerman age 69, of Monroe, LA was born on March 22, 1952 . He was raised on the East Coast outside of Philadelphia. He went to High School in an area right near where Washington crossed the Delaware. He was an all-state swimmer and soccer enthusiast.