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Robert Lindsey Albritton (01-18-2018)
Photo of Robert Lindsey AlbrittonA memorial services
for Robert
Lindsey Albritton ,
77, of Farmerville,
will be held at 11 a.m.
on Wednesday, January
17, 2018, at First
Baptist Church of
Farmerville. Officiating
the service will be
Rev. Kurt Auger.
Robert was born
October 10, 1940 in
Far merville and
passed away January
14, 2018. He graduated
from Farmerville
High School and from
Louisiana Tech in
1963. He retired from
the Health Department
as a Sanitarian in 1995 after 30 years of service
and loved fishing and hunting.
He is preceded in death by: His parents, Robert
Lee and Rosalind Lindsey Albritton.
Survivors include: His wife of 52 years, Phyllis
Ann Wilson Albritton; a brother, Richard Kent
Albritton and wife Judy; two sons – Richard Lynn
and wife Nikki and William Christopher and wife
Christy; and five grandchildren – Jacob, Ryan, Maddison,
Morgan and Nicholas.
Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. on January
17, 2018, at First Baptist Church of Farmerville.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist
Church of Farmerville Homebound Ministry.
Online condolence messages may be sent to the
family www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

Donny Lynn Wilson Kelley (01-18-2018)

Donna Lynn Wilson Kelley of Farmerville, LA,
passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, after a lengthy
and courageous battle with esophageal cancer.
Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. at First Baptist
Church in Farmerville on Friday, January 12, 2018.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday,
January 13, 2018, with Rev. Alan Miller and Rev.
Kurt Auger officiating. Interment will follow at
Farmerville City Cemetery under the direction of
ALBRITTON
Kilpatrick Funeral Home,
Farmerville.
Born January 17, 1949,
in San Diego, Calif., Donna
was raised in Shreveport.
She was a graduate
of Fair Park High School
in Shreveport and Louisiana
Tech University
in Ruston. She taught
English at Airline High
School in Bossier City and
Marion High School in
Marion before raising her
children and later working
full-time in the family
clothing store, Kelley’s
Men’s Wear in Farmerville.
She enjoyed cooking,
reading, scrapbooking,
traveling to visit family,
and being a loving Nonna
to her grandchildren.
Donna was p r e -
ceded in death by: Her
parents John Wilson
Sr. and Norma Wilson.
She is survived by: Her
son, Brandon Kelley; a
daughter, Allyson Pace; a
brother, John Wilson Jr.;
a sister, Carol DiMaio and
husband Willie; a granddaughter,
Tinsley Pace; a
grandson, Landon Pace;
a niece, Stephanie Duran
and husband Greg; and
nephews, John Kelley and
wife Lynn, Greg Wilson
and wife Jen, Jason Wilson,
Will DiMaio and wife
Nikole, and Marc DiMaio.
Pallbearers were John
Crow, Marc DiMaio, Will
DiMaio III, John Kelley,
Jr., Glenn Taylor, and
Greg Wilson.
The family wishes to
thank everyone at Oncology
Associates, Stat Home
Health, and First Choice
Hospice for their assistance
and loving care,
and the many sitters who
helped in the final few
months.
Online condolence
messages may be sent to
the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.
com.

Charles Isaac (01-18-2018)

Funeral services for
Charles Isaac were held
on Friday, January 12,
2018, at Holmesville Baptist
Church, with burial
following in the church
cemetery under the direction
of Farrar Funeral
Home of Farmerville.
Visitation was held Thursday,
January 11, 2018, in
the chapel of the funeral
home. Mr. Isaac, 70, was a
utility inspector who died
January 10, 2018.

Jean Bowen Rogers (01-11-2018)
Photo of Jean Bowen Rogers
Jean Bowen Rogers,
85, was born
November 14, 1932
in Gueydan, La and
passed away on December
26, 2017, at
Union General Hospital
in Farmerville
after a lengthy illness.
She was a member
of Our Lady of Perpetual
Help Church in
Farmerville, La.
Mrs. Rogers was
preceded in death
by: Her parents,
Luc Cade’ and Inez
Vincent Melancon;
her first husband of
28 years, Billy Ray
Bowen; her second husband of 28 years, Winston
“Smokey” Rogers; and a brother, Ira Melancon.
Left to cherish her memory is: Her son, Keith
Bowen; two daughters – Conni Bowen Futch and Kim
Bowen Acree and husband Josh; a sister Shirley
Melancon Petr; eight grandchildren – Jason Futch,
Summer Futch, Cara Marie Chandler, Cade Bowen,
Taylor M. Lauhon, Reagan Mosley, Jacob Taylor and
Jackson Acree; and eight great-grandchildren, as
well as a host of other family and friends.
Pallbearers were Cade Bowen, Jacob Taylor,
Bucky Chandler, Joel Ball, Zack Lauhon, Heath
Wood, Jerry Baker and Lonnie Cross.
Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday,
December 29, 2107, at Farrar Funeral Home in
Farmerville, La with Rev. Kurt Auger and Father
Adrian Fischer officiating. Interment followed at
Roark Cemetery in Marion.

Hershell Caroll Stokes (01-11-2018)

Funeral Services for Hershell Caroll Stokes, 84,
were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018,
at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville with
Rev. Stan Wyant officiating. Interment followed at
Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach La.
Hershell was born September 15, 1933 in Dubach
and passed away on December 31, 2017, in Farmerville.
He was veteran of the US Army.
Hershell was proceeded in death by: His parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Stokes; a sister, Calesta Miller;
and a grandson-in-law Raymond Joshua Shedden.
Survivors include: His wife of 60 years, Myrna
Loye Odom of Farmerville; a daughter, Denise
Stokes McMullen and husband Ricky of Monroe;
a son, Timothy Marion Stokes of Bastrop; seven
grandchildren – Dana Styron and husband Keith
of West Monroe, Stephen Sanders and wife Elicia
of Mountville, Penn., Daniel Stokes and wife Amyof Farmerville, Jennifer Shedden of Lake Many, Fla.,
Keri Foust and husband Michael of Calhoun, Kyle
Stokes and wife Kelli of Farmerville and Karol Stokes
of Salt Lake City, Utah; 16 great-grandchildren; and
nephews Rand and Rick Aden.Visitation will be from
5:00pm until 8:00pm on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at
Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Farmerville La. Pallbearers
will be Daniel Stokes, Kyle Stokes, Rand Aden, Rick
Aden, Scott Aden and Tommy Welch.

Kenneth Turner (01-11-2018)

Graveside Services for Kenneth Turner, 77, were
held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at Abscent
Cemetery with Rev. Terry Cole officiating.
Kenneth was born February 21, 1940 in Dean and
passed away on January 2, 2018, at his home in Dean
after battling Alzheimer’s. He was a proud veteran of
the U.S. Army and a hardworking honest man that did
his best at each job and provided well for his family.
Kenneth was a member of the Pipefitters Union for
most of his life.
Kenneth was proceeded in death by: His parents,
Gordon and Lucille Turner; siblings, G.L. Turner,
James Turner, Arvie Turner and Maurice Jeffers.
Survivors include: His son, Buddy Turner and wife
Joyce; daughter Brandi Canales and husband Ryan
Canales; two grandchildren – Blake and Logan Canales;
as well as numerous nieces and nephews and extended
family.

Lakeytha Denise Fields (01-11-2018)

Funeral services for Lakeytha Denise Fields, 41, will
be held at 12 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018, at Zion Hill
Baptist Church in Farmerville with the Rev. Tommy L.
Carr officiating. Interment will immediately follow at
the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-6
p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018, in the chapel of
Memorial Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Mattie Louise Furlough Johnson (01-11-2018)

Funeral services for Mattie Louise Furlough Johnson,
69, will be held at 12 p.m. on Thursday January
11, 2018, at Countyline Baptist Church in Spearsville,
with the Rev. Orlando Smith officiating. Interment will
immediately follow at the church cemetery. Visitation
will be held from 2-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday January 10,
2018, in the chapel of Memorial Funeral Home Chapel
in Farmerville.

Sherri King (01-11-2018)

Funeral services for Sherri King will be held at 11
a.m. on Saturday January 13, 2018, at Friendship Baptist
Church in Bernice with the Rev. Fletcher officiating.
Interment will Immediately follow at the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 2-5:30 p.m. on Friday
January 12, 2018, in the chapel of Memorial Funeral
Home Chapel in Farmerville.