Obituaries

Tue
09
Dec

Elizabeth Louvenia Fletcher Williams

Elizabeth Louvenia Fletcher Williams, 58, of Tullos, passed from this life on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. She was born Monday, November 5, 1956 in Winnfield to the union of her parents, James and Anita Fletcher. Mrs. Williams was a certified nurses’ assistant. She was preceded in death by her parents; a step-son, Travis Mercer; and brother, James Skains. Survivors include her daughters, Stephanie Mercer of Alexandria, and Mary Mercer of Winnfield; grandchildren, Cole Barton, Maria Garcia, and Jake Garcia; and sister, Carolyn Fletcher of Tullos. As of press time on Monday, arrangements were incomplete but will be under direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield 
Tue
02
Dec

Edna Louise Ainsworth

Edna Louise Ainsworth, 89, of Pineville, passed from this life on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. During her working career, she was a waitress. Services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 28, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Pineville with Rev. Douglas Freeman officiating. Interment followed in Woodland Cemetery, east of Jena, under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of
Pineville. She was preceded in death by her parents, John William and Etta Ann Revere Blow; brother, Edward Blow; and sister, Mildred Ainsworth. Survivors include one son, Henry A. Wilson, Jr. and wife Cathy of Alexandria; three grandsons, two granddaughters, and eight great grandchildren.     
Tue
02
Dec

Lenora Routh Greer

Lenora Routh Greer, 50, of Shreveport, passed from this life on Thursday, November 20, 2014. She was born August 12, 1964 to the union of her parents, Herbert B. and  Emogene Greer.Graveside services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24, at Welcome Home Cemetery, east of Grayson, with the Revs. Jimmy Keene and Johnnie Phillips officiating. Interment followed under direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home of Shreveport. She was preceded in death by her father; and sister, Barbara Pritchard. Survivors include her mother, Emogene Greer; fiancé, John Armistead; siblings, Nancy G. Pace and husband Allen, and Pat G. Deason and husband Jerry; nephews, Edward Pritchard, Michael S. Berry, Christopher T. Berry, Heath Deason, and Jay B. Berry; nieces, Renee Pritchard and Tracy D. Sheffield; six great nephews, four great nieces, and many loving friends. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice      
Tue
02
Dec

Brian Lee Nobles

Brian Lee Nobles, 45, passed away Monday, November 18, 2014, at LaSalle General Hospital of Jena. Brian was known and loved by many. He was a devoted husband, father, and son. He loved his family and was a man of faith. He feared and loved the Lord. He was a man of humbleness and compassion. He lived life as he chose. He was a free spirit. To have known him was to have known a good man, and to have known him was to love
him. Services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, at Wallace Ridge Pentecostal Church near Jonesville with the Revs. Norris Poole and Tommy Cotten officiating. Interment followed in the Heard Cemetery of Manifest
under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, George and Helen Nobles; and maternal grandparents, Butler and Hazel Cotten. Survivors include his
Tue
02
Dec

Avylon “Avie” Breithaupt Bird

Avylon “Avie” Breithaupt Bird, 86, passed from this life on Thursday, November 27, 2014, at the LaSalle Nursing Home of Jena. She was born December 28, 1927 in Archie to the union of her parents, Charles Augusta and Leruey A. Scarborough Breithaupt. Mrs. Bird was a homemaker, loved gardening, flowers and canning and she was a member of Pritchard Baptist Church in the Old River Community. Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, at Pritchard Baptist Church with the Revs. Gary Norris and Terry Doughty officiating. Interment followed in the Pritchard Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. She was preceded in death
by her husband, Millard C. Bird; parents; brothers, Luther Earl Breithaupt, Truman Augusta Breithaupt, Robert Calhoun Breithaupt, and Cleveland Molloy Breithaupt; sisters, Eunice Berdie Breithaupt Taunton, Rosie Bell
Tue
02
Dec

Nellie Faye Russell

Nellie Faye Russell, 84, of Goldonna, and a native of Urania, passed from this life on Monday, November 24, 2014. She was born September  27, 1930 in Urania to the union of her parents, Andrew Maloy and Viola Smith Maloy. Mrs. Russell was a member of United Baptist Church, and a member of the Palestine Chapter No. 55, Order of the Eastern Star. Services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26, at the chapel of Southern Funeral 
Home in Winnfield with Rev. Earnest Little officiating. Interment followed in Jordan Hill Cemetery of Winnfield under direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Rev.
Willis “Red” Russell; grandson, Jason Heath Thompson; and brother, Huey J. Maloy. Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Thompson and husband Larry of Goldonna; and grandson, Rusty Thompson and wife Shannon
Tue
02
Dec

Nelva Christine Wallace McKay

Nelva Christine Wallace McKay, 83, of Pollock, passed from this life on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at Woods Haven Nursing Home in Pollock. She was a member of Big Creek Baptist Church and a loving mother, grandmother, and friend who will be dearly missed. Services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, at Big Creek Baptist Church on Dyson Creek Road at Pollock with Rev. David Guillot officiating. Interment followed in the 
Tue
02
Dec

Jeremy Chad Elliott

Jeremy Chad Elliott, 36, of Trout, passed from this life from injuries he received in a vehicle crash on Saturday, November 22, 2014, in Monterey. He was born May 30, 1978 in Urania. Jeremy was employed on a casing crew in the oilfield industry, and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. Charlie Anderson officiating.
Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery, east of Jena, under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Vaund Elliott; and maternal grandparents, Ezra and Jane
Clark Chapman. Survivors include his companion, Tawny Aaron; daughter, Chloe; sons, Logan and Mason; parents, Dennis and Kathy Chapman Elliott; and paternal grandmother, Eula Elliott. Pallbearers were Kit Walker,
Tue
02
Dec

Harlon Newman

Harlon Newman, 63, passed from this life on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. He was born November 11, 1951 in Poplarville, Mississippi, to the union of his parents, Rosco and Ouida Mae Mitchell Newman. Harlon worked as a derrick hand in the oilfield industry. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with William Prewitt officiating.
Tue
02
Dec

Thomas Winnie Terrell

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