2023 Obituaries

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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  • 13 November

    Mr. James Edward Jennings

    Funeral services for Mr. James Edward Jennings, age 78 of Downsville, LA, was held at 2:00 PM, Monday, November 13, 2023 at Cedar Crest Baptist Church in West Monroe, LA with Dr. Greg Clark and Dr. Ryan E. Jennings officiating. Burial followed at Holmesville Cemetery in Downsville, LA under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. James was raised in Downsville, LA …

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  • 7 November

    Dr. Verna Lucille Barron

    Funeral services for Dr. Verna Lucille Barron, age 75 of Nacogdoches, TX, formerly Spearsville, LA, were held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at Farrar Funeral Home with Bro. Kurt Auger officiating. Burial followed at Spearsville Community Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Dr. Barron was born September 23, 1948 to Guy Tom Waston Barron and Lucille …

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  • 6 November

    John Christopher Jones

    Funeral services for John Christopher Jones, age 21 of Farmerville, LA, were held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 26, 2023 at Darbonne Church of Christ. Michael Fox will be officiating. Burial followed at Post Cemetery in Farmerville, LA under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.  John was a 2020 graduate of Union Parish High School and was a member of …

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  • 6 November

    Rita Faye Case Halley

    Farrar Funeral Home Farmerville, La. Funeral services for Mrs. Rita Faye Case Halley, age 85 of Farmerville, LA, was held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 4, 2023 at Antioch Baptist Church with Bro. Rubin Weaver and Bro. David Byrnes officiating. Burial followed at Antioch Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mrs. Rita was preceded in death by her …

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October, 2023

  • 31 October

    Patricia Ann “MiMi” Daw

    Patricia Ann “MiMi” Daw, 84 of El Dorado, AR passed away Thursday, October 12, 2023, at the South Arkansas Regional Hospital in El Dorado, AR Patricia was born May 27, 1939 to the union of John DiFronzo and Ruth Melvin DiFronzo. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 44 years, Thomas Daw and a grandson, Cole …

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  • 30 October

    Joyce Earline Isaac

    Funeral services for Ms. Joyce Earline Isaac, age 74 of Downsville, LA, were held at 11:00 AM, Monday, October 30, 2023 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Will Englerth officiating. Burial followed at Holmesville Cemetery in Downsville, LA under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Joyce Earline Isaac, Born March 24, 1947, arrived at her heavenly home on October 27, …

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  • 18 October

    Ramonia Jean Davidson Smith

    Ramonia Jean Davidson Smith (September 25, 1937 – October 16, 2023)Jean was one person who never met a stranger, one who would alwaysgive the shirt off her back to someone whom she felt needed it more, andalways made sure everyone was well-fed and well-loved when she wasaround. To know her and all her quirks was to love her. She could …

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  • 16 October

    Russell Goldie Adams

    A graveside service for Mr. Russell Goldie Adams, age 97 of Farmerville, LA, was held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, October 12, 2023 at Mt. Tabor Cemetery with Dr. Lyndon Carpenter officiating. Visitation was held at 9:30 prior to the service atthe cemetery. Mr. Russell was born in Reyno, Arkansas to Levi and Priannah Benton Adams. He graduated from Norphlet High …

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  • 10 October

    Gail Marie Albritton

    Funeral services for Mrs. Gail Marie Albritton, age 76 of Farmerville, LA were held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, October 08, 2023 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Terry Cole officiating. Burial followed in Liberty – Hill Taylor cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mrs. Gail was a graduate of El Dorado High School and retired from La …

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  • 5 October

    Sammy Brewster

    Funeral services for Mr. Sammy Brewster, age 70 of Wichita, KS, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, October 06, 2023, at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eugene Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Roark Cemetery in Marion, LA, under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Sammy was born April 10, 1947 in West Monroe, LA to Samuel James …

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  • 4 October

    Ernest Eugene Parks

    Funeral services for Ernest Eugene Parks were held at 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at Liberty Baptist Church in Linville, Louisiana. His final place of rest was at Roark Cemetery in Marion, Louisiana. Visitation was held at the church on Monday, October 2, 2023 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Services are under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home …

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September, 2023

  • 12 September

    Timothy “T.J.” Scott Price, Jr.

    Funeral arrangements for Mr. Timothy “T.J.” Scott Price, Jr., age 39 of Dallas, TX and a native of Farmerville, LA, will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, September 17, 2023, at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Rubin Weaver and Rev. David Brynes. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Timothy is preceded in death …

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August, 2023

  • 28 August

    Barbara Aim Perry Wilson

    October 15, 1938 – August 25, 2023 Barbara Ann Perry Wilson, 84, of Camden, Arkansas passedaway on August 25, 2023 at Ouachita County Medical Center. She was born on October 15, 1938 to Willie and Edna Walls Perry of Mount Holly, AR. Barbara retired from the Camden- Fairview School District after thirty plus years of service and was a member …

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  • 28 August

    Doris Lynn Knotts Baughman

    Doris Lynn Knotts Baughman, 84, died peacefully in the arms of her family on Sunday, August 27, 2023. Lynn was born August 21, 1939, to Walter Christopher Knotts and Doris Rutledge Knotts. Lynn was raised in Peck, Louisiana, where she was introduced to her love for cooking, bird watching, and the outdoors. She spent her formative years attending Wisner Elementary, Junior High, and High School. She earned her B.S. in elementary education …

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  • 28 August

    Judy Strickland

    Visitation for Mrs. Judy Strickland, of Farmerville, LA, was held Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 2:00PM at the Farmerville Church of Christ followed by services at 3:00PM and interment at City Cemetery in Farmerville, LA with Brother Bart Miller officiating. Judy Strickland was born April 29, 1946 and passed away August 27, 2023. Mrs. Judy was a loving mother, grandmother …

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  • 24 August

    Bobby L. Woods

    Bobby L. Woods entered into this world on the blessed winter day of January 16, 1946, in Downsville, LA. The eldest son and 2nd child of Mildred Woods, Bobby was known to close friends and family as “BoBo”. The nickname was given to Bobby from his fascination with Carl “Bobo “Olson, a World Middleweight Boxing champion who Bobby spent countless hours reading about and watching his matches …

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  • 23 August

    Tommy White

    Walter T. White, aka Tommy White, of Farmerville, La, passed away on July 31, 2023. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, papaw, and friend. He was an extremely hard worker and went above and beyond to provide for his family. Tommy worked offshore for different companies the last 50 years as a Chief Engineer. He was able to …

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