Obituaries

Wed
22
Apr

Hulan Arnold

Hulan E. Arnold, 83, entered into rest at his home on April 16, 2015. He was born in Columbus on Aug. 29, 1931 to the late Enoch Castle “Bud” and Beulah Mae Er-win Arnold. He was the eighth of nine children. He was preceded in death by siblings, Gracie Al-lison, James L. Arnold, Harold Arnold, Geraldine Pelanconi, William H. Arnold, Jeanette An-drus, Betty Moseley, and Joseph C. Arnold. He leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews. Hulan attended school at Negreet. He enlisted in the mili-tary on Oct. 12, 1948, with the written consent of his parents. Because of the start of the Kore-an War, his tour of duty in Guam was extended at the convenience of the government. He received an Honorable Discharge from the army at Fort Eustis, Va. on June 24, 1952. Hulan lived and worked in California for a number of years before returning home. He spent his childhood years and most of his adult life near Boone’s Land-ing. He worked for 22 years at Boise Cascade until retirement.

Wed
15
Apr

Alan Brent Hennigan

Celebration of life service for Alan Brent Hennigan was held on April 11 at The Pentecostals of Bossier City. The Rev. Jerry Dean, Pastor, officiated the service, assisted by the Rev. Roger Hennigan. Graveside service followed at Lambert Town Cemetery in Robeline. Alan was a faithful member of The Pentecostals of Bossier City. Everyone who knew him knew he loved helping and caring  for people of all ages. He also had a great love for missions and assisted in building several churches overseas. Alan also enjoyed riding motorcycles, camping, gardening, reading, scuba diving and teaching his grandchildren.   He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clyde L. Hennigan, Maudie Williams Hennigan, Page L. Quinn and Ola Waters Quinn. Alan is survived by his parents, the Rev. Rudolph B.

Wed
15
Apr

Carl Ellis Evans

Carl Ellis Evans was born in Florien on Jan. 6, 1943. He went home to be with the Lord on April 9, 2015. Carl was an ordained Baptist preacher, and a Mason. He also worked for the State of Louisiana, and as a Compactor Operator at the Site on Hwy. 191 South. Carl was preceded in death by his parents Clarence “Roy” and Lola Evans; brothers Ernest,
Hardy “Buddy,” Travis Leroy and two infants born deceased and the first wife, Maude G. Evans, and his second wife, Kay Evans. He is survived by his sister, Ernestine Belsha; brother Earl Evans and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, greatnephews and cousins. A memorial service willbe held on April 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Clearwater Cemetery 
church building in Florien. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Clearwater Cemetary (family cemetery) payable to Treasurer Ernestine Belsha, 552 Lakeside Loop, Florien, LA 71429.  
Wed
15
Apr

Loyal Hillman Davis

Loyal Hillman Davis, 76, of Gray, Texas passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015 at her home. Funeral services were
held on April 12 at Gray Baptist Church in Gray, Texas. Burial followed at Gray Cemetery, Gray, Texas. Loyal was born June 4, 1938 in Many. She was a member of Gray Baptist Church. She was an inspirational Christian; she was full
of the Holy Spirit. She had the gift of hospitality, she loved to cook for people and she excelled in her pies and desserts.
Loyal loved flowers and keeping up her yard. She was also known as a competitive card and domino player. Loyal was preceded in death by her brothers, A.L. and Vernon Hillman and her sister, Norma Lee Scranton. She is survived by her husband, Haskell Davis of Gray, Texas; sons, Randy Harrington and wife, Karen, of Shreveport and Michael Kinney
and wife, Stacie, of Gray, Texas; sisters, Rhoda Dickens and husband, Chuck, of DrippingSprings, Texas and Judi
Wed
15
Apr

Mary E. “Effie” Silas Delcambre

Funeral services were celebrated for Mary E. “Effie” Silas Delcambre, 94, April 13 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Burial followed in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.Mary was born in Noble on May 21, 1920 to the late Prude Escavera and Martha Paddie Escavera and passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015at her residence with her family at her side. Mary was a member of the Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb. She owned and operated Delcambres Texaco and Delcambres Café in New Iberia in years past. She was a memberof the Rebekah’s having held all offices in the organization, and loved sewing and socializing with family and friends. Mary adored her family and cherished the time spent with them. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her. Survivors include her children, Daniel Silas and wife, Anne, Dr. David
Wed
15
Apr

Ilene Gracie Royall Seals

Funeral Services for Ilene Gracie Royall Seals, 90, of Zwolle were held on April 11, at the First Baptist Church in Zwolle with the Reverends Jerry Pennfield, Vernon Stephenson and Bro. Frank Dal Santo officiating with a song by Mary Dal Santo. Burial followed in the Zwolle Cemetery in Zwolle. Ilene Gracie Royall Seals was born on July 24, 1924 in Ardmore,
Okla. She passed away on April 9, 2015 at Sabine Medical Center in Many. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Eva Blalock Royall; husband of 51 years, Jessie W. Seals; brothers, James and Leonard Royall; sister,
Lucille Bergman and grandson, Mark Ebarb. Ilene is survived by her brother, Robert Jackson Royall of Oklahoma; sons, Larry and Ron Seals of Zwolle; daughter, Linda Seals Ebarb and husband, Pat, Sr. of Zwolle; special son, Frank Dal Santo and wife, Mary, of Logansport; special daughters, Margena Webb of San Antonio, Texas and Marilyn Laroux
Wed
15
Apr

James “Bo” Brown

Mass of Christian Burial for James “Bo” Brown, 79, was held April, 9, 2015 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Zwolle with Father Timothy C. Hurd V.F. Burial followed at Converse Cemetery in Converse. Bo was born December 8, 1935 to Virgil  and Mary Ann Sepulvado Brown and passed away April 1, 2015. Bo retired after 25 years with Disney Land in California.
Bo was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary Lou Blanchard and brother DeWitt Brown. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his loving companion of 15 years, Doris Rivers; daughter, Shonna Hill; sister Dorothy Green;  brotherin- law Jack Blanchard and two grandchildren. Honoring the life of Bo as pallbearers were Maury “Bubby” Leone, Wayne Whitlow,
Gary Rivers, Timco Sepulvado, Clint Paddie and Wesley Martinez. Honorary Pallbearerswere Paul Meshell, Benny Garcie and George Rachel. Rose-Neath Funeral Home   
Wed
15
Apr

Tommie Dell Barnhill Childs

Tommie Dell Barnhill Childs of Pasadena, Texas passed away on Sunday March 22, 2015. Graveside services will be held Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Cedar Grove Baptist Cemetery in Many with Glen Hardy officiating. Tommie was born on Oct. 20, 1936 in Monahans, Texas to the late James Bernice Barnhill and Cloda Vueleman. She was preceded in death by sister, Mitty Oberdorf. She is survived by her children, James Herring and wife, Cynthia of Granite Shoals, Texas, Melody Herring of Pasadena, Texas, Debra Perry and husband, Gary, of La Porte, Texas and Barbara Kirkley and husband, William, of Williamson, Ga.; sister, Doris Downden and husband, Sammy, of Ragley and Beverly Welker of Farmington, Ill.; brother, Jerry Barnhill of Lytle, Texas; seven grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren.
Wed
15
Apr

Winifred Joy Walraven

Funeral services honoring the life of Winifred Joy Walraven, 68, of Zwolle were held on April 9 at Rose-Neath Funeral
Home in Many. The Rev. Doug Sanders pastor of Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church officiated. Interment followed in
the Aimwell Cemetery of Zwolle. Winifred was born in Zwolle to Houston and Lola Barnett Winslow on November 7, 1946.
She entered into eternal rest in Shreveport at Willis-Knighton Hospital on April 6, 2015. She was preceded in death by 
her parents, Houston and LolaWinslow; husband, Raymond W. Walraven; brother, Donald Winslow and sisters, Dorothy Nowell and Frances Russell. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Angela W. Webb and husband, Vernon, and
Wed
15
Apr

Nora Jean Sepulvado

Memorial Services for Nora Jean Sepulvado, 55, of Zwolle, were held on April 12 at Fisher Baptist Church in Fisher with the Rev. Tony Remedies officiating. Nora was born on Friday, Aug. 7, 1959 in Zwolle. She passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Christus Schumpert Highland in Shreveport. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Mary

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