Obituary Archive

Robert Anderson (09-14-2017)
Photo of Robert AndersonFuneral services for
Robert “Bob” Anderson,
77, of Farmerville were
held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday,
September 12, 2017, at
Farmerville United Methodist
Church with Bro. Hank
Hamilton and Bro. Rubin
Weaver officiating. Burial
was in Evergreen cemetery
under the direction of
Farrar Funeral Home in
Mr. Anderson went to
his heavenly home on September
9, 2017. He was a
lifelong resident of Union
Parish and a member of
Farmerville United Methodist
Church. Bob had a great
appreciation for the outdoors and really enjoyed being a
talented fisherman and hunter. He especially liked woodworking
and spent countless hours in his shop. He was a
great husband, father and PaPa.
He served his country in the United States Navy for five
years as an Engineman 1st Class. He was stationed in Pearl
Harbor and also spent time on board submarine USS Sabolo.
Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by: His parents,
Raymond and Lois Reeves Anderson; father and mother-inlaw,
Jim and Madoline McMaster Grier; grandparents, Levy
and Mae Anderson; and sister-in-law, Linda Grier Barron.
Left to cherish his memory are: His loving wife of 46
1/2 years, Peggy Jane Grier Anderson of Farmerville; two
sons – Carey B. Anderson and wife Holly of Farmerville
and Patrick Grier Anderson and wife Melody of Bernice;
a sister, Brenda Anderson Albritton and husband Danny
of Farmerville; three brothers-in-law – Jimmy Grier and
wife, Joyce, Bobby Grier and wife Toni, and Dwain Barron;
five grandchildren – Reece, Rhett, Ragan, Riley and Micah;
as well as other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Buddy Fisher, Joe Harper, Marcus
Grier, Scotty Booth, Dean Smith and Stein Baughman, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers were Marvin McAdams, Fred
Young, Gary Ezell, Jon Yelton and Bobby Knickerbocker.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, September
11, 2017, at Farmerville United Methodist Church.
Any planned memorials can be sent to Farmerville
United Methodist Church, Trail Life Troop 16 or Antioch
Baptist Church Junior Youth/Youth Group.
Online memorials may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.

Jack Gates (09-14-2017)
Photo of Jack Gates
Funeral services for
Jack Gates, 91, of the Crossroads
community, were
held at 12 p.m. on Friday,
September 8, 2017, at Crossroads
Baptist Church. Officiating
the service was
Rev. Andy Johnson. Visitation
was held from 10 a.m.
until time of service at the
church. Interment followed
at Crossroads Cemetery
under direction of Kilpatrick
Funeral Home of
Jack was born on March
5, 1926, in Union Parish,
and passed away on September
6, 2017. He was a
proud U.S. Marine serving
with the 5th Marine Division in Word War II. Jack was
retired from Riverwood, now Graphic Packaging, after 42
years of service. He could be seen daily riding his John
Deere lawn mower whether he was mowing or not. Heloved to fish, hunt and work in his garden.
He was preceded in death by: His parents, Ervin and
Elizabeth Gates, step-mother, Verda Gates; sister Evelyn
Tatum; brothers Ira, Dick, Coot, and Raymond Gates.
Survivors include his loving wife of 70 years, Mary
Jo Nolan Gates, daughter, Debbie Gates Dickerson and
husband Malcolm; son Dusty Gates and wife Camille;
four grandchildren – Kristy Smith, Kelley Gates, Morgan
Lowery and husband Kyle and Stacie Watts and husband
Joe; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great
grandchildren; a brother James Gates, two sisters – Shirly
Ganey Moncrief and Mary Lou Bollier and husband Cecil;
three sister in laws – Lila Simpson, Betty Gates and Pat
Jordan, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Online condolence messages may be sent to the family
Kilpatrick Funeral Home
Farmerville, LA.

Lacey Sharp (09-14-2017)
Photo of Lacey Sharp
Funeral services for
Lacey Sharp of Conway
were held at 10 a.m. on
Monday, September 11,
2017, at Farmerville First
Assembly of God with Bro.
Robbie Lawson officiating.
She was laid to rest
at home in the family cemetery
at De L’outre View
Farms, under the direction
of Farrar Funeral Home of
Lacey went to her heavenly
home on September
8, 2017, surrounded by her
family and friends. She
was a member of Conway
Baptist Church. Lacey was
a 1999 graduate of Cedar
Creek in Ruston and a 2004 graduate of Louisiana Tech
University with a Masters in Business and was a Licensed
Realtor. She enjoyed volunteering with the United Way.
Lacey was preceded in death by: Her grandparents,
J.T. and Arve Sharp, J.C. Monk Estis and Edna and Eldon
Left to cherish her memory are: Her parents, Vernon
and Theresa Sharp of Conway; two sisters – Annie Sharp
Berry and husband Jamey of Farmerville and Sarah
Sharp of Conway; three nephews – Slayde Berry, Avynn
Berry and Grayson Walker Alford; two nieces – Adrianne
Alford and Hannah Klaire Alford; special niece and nephew,
Anna Crawford and Ford Phillips; special friends, Loraleigh
Phillips, Haley Holloway Auger, Claudia Holloway,
Rebekah Ludwig and Erin Fisher Doucet; and numerous
aunts, uncles, relatives and many friends.
Pallbearers were Greg Hicks, Pete Sousa, Zack Alford,
Matt Sharp, Jay Phillips, Kane Auger, Heath Wood and
Chance Canterberry.
Honorary pallbearers were Slayde Berry, Avynn Berry
and Grayson Walker Alford.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, September
10, 2017, at Farmerville First Assembly of God.
Special thanks to KNOE for the kindness and love
shown to Lacey and her family, to her caretakers, Doris
Fields, Yolanda and Janivy Robinson and to the people of
Union Parish for all of the many prayers for Lacey and
her family during this time.
Online memorials may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.

James Lemoine (09-14-2017)

Funeral services for James Lemoine, were held at 10
a.m. on Friday, September 8, 2017, at Meridian Baptist
Church near Marion. Interment followed at Conway Cemetery
under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Visitation
was held from 9 a.m. until time of the service. Mr. Lem
60, a plant manager for Honeywell, died September 5, 2017.