2023 Obituaries

May, 2024

  • 20 May

    Mary Jo Gates

    Graveside services for Mary Jo Gates, 93, of the Crossroads Community will be held at 2:00 Monday, May 20, 2024 at the Crossroads Cemetery under the direction and care of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville, La. Rev. Eugene Brown will officiate. Mary Jo was born May 14, 1931 in Union Parish and passed away May 17, 2024 at her home …

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  • 20 May

    Patrick Hendrix

    Services celebrating the life of Patrick Hendrix will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, Louisiana with Bro. Rubin Weaver officiating.  Graveside services will follow at Liberty Hill -Taylor Cemetery in Farmerville, La. The family will receive friends and family at Kilpatrick Funeral Home on Friday, May 17, 2024 from 5:00 …

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  • 20 May

    AJ Smith

    Services celebrating the life of AJ Smith will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at Hopewell Baptist Church, Laran, Louisiana with Bro. Dewayne Ramsey officiating.  Graveside services will follow at Farmerville Cemetery in Farmerville, La. The family will receive friends and family at the Church preceding the service beginning at 1:00 p.m. He was a member …

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  • 7 May

    Meada Post Smith

    Meada Post Smith, age 97 of Spearsville, LA, transitioned from her earthly life to her heavenly home on April following a recent injury. A funeral service, followed by burial, will be held on Friday, May 3, 2024 at 2:00 PM, at Canaan Baptist Church in Spearsville, LA, under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 1:00 …

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April, 2024

  • 23 April

    Bobbie Jo Byrom Brantley

    Funeral services for Ms. Bobbie Jo Byrom Brantley, age 93 of Farmerville, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at Farmerville Church of Christ with Terry Cole officiating. Interment will follow in Antioch Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Bobbie Jo graduated as Valedictorian from Farmerville High School and received a full scholarship to …

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  • 15 April

    Joyce Odom Nolan

    Funeral services for Joyce Odom Nolan, of Sterlington, LA, will be held at 1:00 P.M., Monday, March 25, 2024 at First Baptist Church in Sterlington. Brother Ben Hackler will officiate and interment will follow at Liberty Hill – Taylor Cemetery in Farmerville under the care and direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Homes in Monroe. Visitation will be held prior to the …

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  • 15 April

    Mary Jo Elliott

    Funeral services for Ms. Mary Jo Elliott, age 81 of Bernice, LA, were held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 13, 2024 at Farmerville First Baptist Church with Bro. Michael McIntosh officiating. Interment followed at Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Jo loved her family and enjoyed family gatherings. She loved her dogs and rescued anything …

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  • 15 April

    Dennis Ray Colston

    Dennis Ray Colston passed away on April 8, 2024, in Baton Rouge Louisiana. He was born in Alexandria, Louisiana on June 8, 1957. Dennis was 66 years old. He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane (Fairweather) Colston; his parents, Heuitt Ray and, Ava Nell (Little) Colston, and his sister Karen Brown. Dennis is survived by his children, Melinda …

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  • 15 April

    Beverly Ann Redden

    Funeral services for Mrs. Beverly Ann Redden, age 73 of Downsville, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, April 8, 2024 at Sardis Baptist Church with Bro. Harlen Knight and Bro. Tony Walton officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.  Mrs. Beverly was a graduate of Downsville High School …

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  • 15 April

    William Earl Hartwell

    William Earl Hartwell, 79, of Omaha, NE passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2024, of natural causes. A Military Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, April 8, 2024, at the Omaha National Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City, Iowa.  Online condolences may be given at www.meyerbroschapels.com. Bill was born …

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  • 15 April

    Thelma J. Lacaze

    Thelma J. Lacaze, 84, was born on February 11, 1940 in Robeline, Louisiana, and passed away at her home in Farmerville, Louisiana on March 31, 2024.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at Antioch Baptist Church in Farmerville from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  The funeral service will immediately follow at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Rubin Weaver …

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  • 15 April

    Martha “Virginia” Jones

    Funeral services for Ms. Martha “Virginia” Jones, age 82 of Farmerville, LA, were held at 11:00 AM, March 29, 2024 at First Baptist Church in Farmerville. Rev. Kurt Auger officiated.  Ms. Virginia was a 1960 graduate of Jena High School and Pat Goins Cosmetology School in Ruston, LA. She was a hairstylist in Farmerville for over 40 years. She loved …

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March, 2024

  • 25 March

    Rickey Dean Dison

    Rickey Dean Dison, age 66, of Bogue Chitto, Mississippi passed away peacefully Sunday, December 17, 2023, after a brief illness. He was born November 5, 1957, in Truxno, Louisiana to Wilber Dean and Karleen Black Dison. Rickey was preceded in death by his wife Lola Wooten Dison, his mother, Karleen Black Dison and brother Dave Dison, grand-parents Bertha & Grady …

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  • 25 March

    Donald Wayne Parks

    Memorial services for Mr. Donald Wayne Parks, age 77 of Sterlington, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, March 22, 2024 at Spencer Baptist Church with Bro. Mickey Manning officiating, under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. A Masonic Funeral Service will be conducted by the Farmerville Lodge. Mr. Donald was born August 11, 1946 in Monroe, Louisiana and …

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  • 25 March

    Rhonda Foster Aulds

    Rhonda Foster Aulds, 63, of Farmerville, Louisiana, was born in Newellton, Louisiana on September 5, 1960 and passed away in Monroe, Louisiana on March 19, 2024.  Visitation will be held at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville on Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with funeral services to immediately follow at 11:00 a.m. with State Supreme Justice …

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  • 13 March

    Joseph “Joe” H. Phillips

    Funeral services for Mr. Joseph “Joe” H. Phillips, age 72 of Spearsville, LA, was held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at Birds Chapel Methodist Church with Bro. Glen Nale and Bro. Kurt Auger officiating. Interment followed at Birds Chapel Cemetery in Truxno, LA under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mr. Joseph was born December 14, 1951 in …

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  • 7 March

    George “Bub” Vance Sehon

    Funeral services for Mr. George “Bub” Vance Sehon, age 91 of Marion, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 7, 2024, at Farmerville Church of Christ with Bart Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Roark-AllenCemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.Mr. Bub was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence W. and Clara Little Sehon; sister Annie …

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February, 2024

  • 14 February

    Edna Gertrude Allen

    Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Gertrude Allen, age 89 of Bernice, LA, were heldat 2:00 PM, Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at Shiloh Baptist Church with Bro.Scott Scallon and Bro. Tony Walton officiating. Interment followed at ShilohBaptist Church cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.Mrs. Edna was a 1952 graduate of Bernice High School and a graduate ofBossier City Business …

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  • 13 February

    Randy Lee Griffith

    Randy Lee Griffith, 66, of Spearsville, Louisiana, was born on December 18, 1957 in El Dorado, Arkansas, and passed away in Farmerville, Louisiana on February 11, 2024.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2024 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Beech Grove Cemetery in Spearsville, Louisiana, with his father, Bro. Bobby Griffith, officiating.  A graveside service …

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  • 12 February

    Johnny Long

    Johnny Long, 77, passed away at his home in Downsville, Louisiana on February 8, 2024. Visitation will be held at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, Louisiana on Monday, February 12, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  A graveside service will be held at Holmesville Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 12, 2024 with Bro. Kurt Auger officiating. Johnny …

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  • 12 February

    George Luther Cothran

    Funeral services for Mr. George Luther Cothran, age 83 of Farmerville, LA, was held at 2:00 PM, Monday, February 12, 2024 at Crestview Baptist Church with Bro. Wayne Whiteside officiating. Interment followed at Beulah Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mr. George was a man of many talents. He worked in the pipeline, logging, electrician, wood work, and …

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  • 12 February

    Glenda Bearden

    Funeral services for Glenda Bearden, 78, of Farmerville, LA., will be held on February 15, 2024 at The First Assembly of God of Farmerville. A visitation will be held from 1:00 pm until service time of 2:00 p.m. Officiating the service will be Bro. Robbie Lawson and will be under the direction and care of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville. …

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  • 7 February

    Elmer Fernon “Bo” Craighead

    Elmer Fernon “Bo” Craighead passed away on Friday, February 2nd, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 6th, 1935, in Start, LA, but became an icon of his Union Parish home. The first of 4 children born of William Joel “Buster” and Doshie Lee Kyle Craighead. Bo worked and played in many ventures during his long …

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  • 6 February

    Billie Jean Taylor Clinton

    Mrs. Clinton was born on April 14, 1927, and passed away on January 31, 2024.  She is preceded in death by her husband, William David Clinton, Jr.; her parents, William Broadus and Mildred Smith Taylor; and her sister, Doris Lane Taylor Dupuy.  Mrs. Clinton was an active member of the Farmerville Methodist Church, where she was a regular attendee at …

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January, 2024

  • 29 January

    Joan Lee Phillips Adkins

    In Memory Joan Lee Phillips Adkins Ward’s Chapel Church of Christ will host a fellowship dinner for Joan Lee Phillips Adkins Saturday, January 27 at 12:00 p.m. and a short memorial service at 1:00 p.m. Mrs. Adkins was born September 21, 1947 in Sacramento, California and peacefully passed into the arms of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ Wednesday, January …

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  • 29 January

    James “Randy” Meeks

    A celebration of life for James “Randy” Meeks, 74, will be held at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, Louisiana on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. with visitation prior to services starting at 1:00 p.m.  Officiating will be Kurt Auger.  Randy was born on April 2, 1949 in Monroe, Louisiana and passed away on January 24, 2024 in Farmerville, …

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  • 25 January

    Dr. Henry Burk Malone

    Dr. Henry Burk Malone passed away January 23, 2024.  Dr Malone was born November 29, 1941, in Farmerville, Louisiana, to Roy and Pauline Malone. He received Christ as Lord and Savior at age 11. In 1961 he married the love of his life Tina Holloway Malone.  Henry was a senior pastor from 1961-1989. Henry traveled widely in missionary endeavors. He …

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  • 22 January

    Bettye Jean Bennett Nolan

    Bettye Jean Bennett Nolan of Farmerville, LA, was born March 2, 1939, and passed from this life on January 16, 2023, after a sudden decline in her health. Bettye was 84 years old.  Bettye attended Farmerville High School where she was homecoming queen her senior year and was voted “Most Beautiful”.   After high school, Bettye married her high school sweetheart, …

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  • 22 January

    Syble Williams Thomas

    Syble Williams Thomas Farrar’s Funeral Home Farmerville, LA Syble Thomas, 88 years old of Spearsville, Louisiana died January 19, 2024 after a brief illness.  The daughter of James and Verna Williams was born August 22, 1935.  She was an active long-time member of Canaan Baptist Church where she served as treasurer, custodian, and for many years as grounds-keeper.  After retirement, …

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  • 22 January

    James Lucian “Jimmy” Long

    Funeral Services for James Lucian “Jimmy” Long of Farmerville, LA will be held Sunday, January 21 at 2:30 PM at the First Baptist Church of Farmerville. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 1:30. The service will be under the direction of Kilpatrick’s Funeral Home and be officiated by Justice Jay B McCallum and Kurt Auger. Jimmy was born May …

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  • 22 January

    LJ Laster

    Funeral services for Mr. LJ Laster, age 96 of Crossroads, LA, were held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 20, 2024at Crossroads Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff Freeman officiating. Burial followed at Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. LJ served in the Navy during WWII and retired from IMC in Sterlington, LA. He was a founding member of …

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  • 22 January

    Henryetta Shankle

    Funeral services for Mrs. Henryetta Shankle, age 79 of Farmerville, LA, was held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 20, 2024 at First Baptist Church in Farmerville, LA. Burial followed at Conway Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mrs. Henryetta was born in Stephens, AR on January 31, 1944 to the late Clarence and Billie Lewis. She …

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  • 10 January

    Audine Omie Yates

    Funeral services for Mrs. Audine Omie Yates, age 93 of Farmerville, LA, was held at 2:00 PM< Thursday, January 11, 2024, at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Wayne Whiteside officiated. Burial will follow at Kilpatrick Serentiy Gardens in West Monroe, LA, under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mrs. Dean was a founding member of Crestview Baptist Church. She was …

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  • 10 January

    Carolyn Ann Gardner Futch

    Funeral Services for Mrs. Carolyn Ann Gardner Futch, age 86 of Spearsville, LA, were held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 9, 2023 at First Baptist Church in Spearsville, LA with Bro. Alan Miller officiating. Burial followed at Spearsville Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.  Mrs. Carolyn graduated from Huttig High School in Arkansas with perfect attendance from grades …

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  • 3 January

    Shanna Marie Burroughs

    Funeral services for Ms. Shanna Marie Burroughs, age 43 of Farmerville, LA was held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 28, 2023, at Beulah Baptist Church, 585 Beulah Church Road, Farmerville, LA, with Bro. Adam Holloway officiating. Burial followed at Beulah Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Shanna was an AVID NFL, New Orleans Saints and LSU fan that …

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  • 3 January

    Fred Wayne Futch

    Fred Wayne Futch, 88 of Farmerville, Louisiana went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 23, 2023.  Fred was born October 16, 1935 in Spearsville, Louisiana to Joe R. (Bouy) Futch and Marie Smith Futch.  He graduated from Spearsville High School in 1954.  He would then go on to Louisiana Tech University where he would achieve a Bachelors, …

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  • 3 January

    Edward (Ned) Eugene Perry

    Funeral services for Mr. Edward (Ned) Eugene Perry, age 92 of Farmerville, LA, were held at 2:00 PM, Friday, January 5, 2023 at Farrar Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest at Farmerville Cemetery where many of his wife’s family lay to rest, although there will be no graveside service. Edward (Ned) Eugene born April 15, 1931in New Brockton, …

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December, 2023

  • 19 December

    James Jennings

    Born to earth on Oct. 9, 1945. Born to heaven on Nov. 10, 2023, at the age of 78 years. Services were held at Cedar Crest Baptist Church in West Monroe, LA with Dr. Greg Clark, and Dr. Ryan E. Jennings officiating. Burial was at Holmesville Baptist Church cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. He is survived by …

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  • 19 December

    James Eino Nevala

    Funeral services for Mr. James Eino Nevala, age 86 of Farmerville, LA, were held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 14, 2023 at Crossroads Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff Freeman officiating. Burial followed at Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mr. James was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a Deacon at Crossroads Baptist Church …

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  • 19 December

    Gloria Jean Heard

    Funeral services for Ms. Gloria Jean Heard, age 84 of Natchitoches, LA, was held at 2:00 PM, Monday, December 18, 2023 at Rock Corner Baptist Church with Bro. Larray Bullock officiating. Burial followed at Rock Corner Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Gloria passed away Friday, December 15, 2023 at Arbor Lake Nursing Home. She was retired waitress …

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  • 13 December

    Vera Letsy Everett

    A funeral service for Mrs. Vera Letsy Everett, age 84 of Farmerville, LA was held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 7, 2023 at Farmerville Church of Christ. Tommy Bennett officiated and Billy Anderson lead the music. Burial followed at Antioch Cemetery in Spearsville, LA under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mrs. Vera was a 1957 graduate of Spearsville High …

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  • 13 December

    Peggy Diane Stinson Templeton

    Funeral services celebrating the life of Mrs. Peggy Diane Stinson Templeton, 72, of West Monroe, LA were at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Rocky Branch, LA with Rev. Jimmy Pitson officiating.  Interment followed in the Rocky Branch Cemetery, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe. Mrs. Templeton was born on December …

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  • 13 December

    Mollie May Redden

    A memorial service for Mrs. Mollie May Redden, age 64 of Farmerville, La, was held at 4:00 PM, Friday, December 1, 2023 at 1st Assembly of God in Farmerville, La. Mollie worked for City Drugstore and Brookshire’s Pharmacy for many years. She retired to pursue her greatest passion; spending time with and loving on her grandchildren. Mollie always had a …

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  • 13 December

    Nelda Gay Williams

    Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Nelda Gay Williams, age 83 of Spearsville, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, December 1, 2023, at Liberty Baptist Church in Spearsville, LA. Bro. Adam Holloway will be officiating. Burial will be at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.  Today we gather to honor and celebrate the life of …

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November, 2023

  • 30 November

    Carrie Joan Reppond

    Funeral services for Ms. Carrie Joan Reppond, age 79 of Farmerville, LA,  were held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at Antioch Baptist Church with Bro. Rubin Weaver and Bro. Scott Jennings officiating. Burial will follow at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Ms. Carrie graduated from West Monroe High School in 1962. She …

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  • 30 November

    Samuel James Reeves, Sr.

    Samuel James Reeves, Sr. was born on March 27, 1943 to G.C. and Earlene Reeves. After a lengthy battle with dementia, he went to be with our Savior on November 24, 2023. At 15 years old, Sam started his first job at Allen Brothers picking up dead chickens at night. He was the first senior in his grade to get …

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  • 29 November

    Mary Jo “Mama Sug” Lee Green

    Funeral services for Mary Jo “Mama Sug” Lee Green, age 92 of Bernice, La, was held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at Mt. Patrick Baptist Church in Farmerville, LA with Bro. Ken Reeves officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Patrick Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mary Jo Lee Green, known affectionately to all as …

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  • 21 November

    Donald Nelson Taylor

    Donald Nelson Taylor, 66 years old, of Eldorado, Ar, died peacefully at his home, after a long illness, Nov 16 2023. Don was born in in Eldorado, Ar. May 19 1957 to Malcum Nelson Taylor and Mary Virginia Wood Taylor, He spent his youth growing up in the Taylortown area of Union parish, La. Spending time around his family, grandparents, …

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  • 20 November

    Mr. William Carl Lemoine

    Funeral services for Mr. William Carl Lemoine, age 72 of Marion, LA, were held at 2:00 PM, Friday, November 17, 2023 at Meridian Baptist Church in Marion, LA with Bro. Glyn Nale officiating. Burial followed in Roark Allen Cemetery in Marion under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, November 16, …

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  • 20 November

    Mr. Paul Wright Hayes, Sr.

    Funeral services for Mr. Paul Wright Hayes, Sr., age 84 of Farmerville, LA, was held at 10:00 AM, November 22, 2023 at Salem Baptist Church in Farmerville with Bro. Mike Deville officiating. Burial followed at Liberty Taylor Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Paul was married to the love of his life, Patty, for 62 years. He had …

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