Obituaries

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Jackie Small

Funeral Services for Jackie Milton Small, 70, of Many were held November 9 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Lynn Lawrence officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Olive Cemetery. He was born Tuesday, December 31, 1946 in Sabine Parish, and passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Shreveport. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jackson Curtis Small and Alma Bossier Small; son, Kenneth Dale Small; and nephew, John Clayton Dry. He is survived by his wife, Linda Ann Small of Many; daughter, Jacqualyn Small Fitch of Many; sons, Rodney D. Small of Many and James Small and wife, Stephanie, of Conroe, Texas; brother-in-law, Bruse B. Davis, Jr. of Baytown, Texas; sister, Edna Earle Cantrell of Baytown, Texas; grandchildren, Sawyer Fitch of Many, Saylor Fitch of Many and Kennedy Small of Conroe, Texas; along with a host of nephews and friends.

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Bruce Tarpley

Funeral services for Bruce Tarpley, 59, of Many were held November 12 at Warren Meadows Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Bill Craft and Mike Henderson officiating. Burial followed in the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery. He was born Tuesday, June 24, 1958 in Farmington, New Mexico and passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 at Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bobby and Vivian Dixon Tarpley; niece, Lindsey Ramsey; special uncle, Floyd Tarpley. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne Moore Tarpley, of Many; furbabies, Bree and Bellah; sister, Karen Ramsey of Many; brother, Richard Tarpley of Many; sisters-in-law, Tiffany Tarpley of Many, Lynn Williams of Mansfield, Christi Bowling of Many and Lori Britt of Many; brothers-in-law, Benny Ramsey of Many and Randy Moore of Many; along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

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Jacquelyn Oxley

Funeral services for Jacquelyn Funderburk Oxley, 84, of Many will be held November 16 at 2 p.m. at Warren Meadows Funeral Home in Many with burial following at Fort Jessup Cemetery. Visitation will be held November 15 beginning at 5 p.m. Bro. Wayne Chance will be officiating. She was born December 10, 1932 and passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017. Jackie grew up in the town of Many, graduating from Many High School in 1951. She went on to attend Northwestern State, and graduated with a degree in Education, in 1960. She was a teacher for 32 years, teaching a variety of grades. She had a passion for education and loved each student that entered her classroom. In her later years, her great-grandchildren became her passion. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with all six of them.

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Sylvia Sherwood

Funeral services honoring the life of Sylvia Sherwood, 77, were held November 12 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Oak Grove with the Reverends Ricky McDonald and Troy Terrell officiating. Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery in Oak Grove. She was born October 13, 1940 to Fred and Erma Deason and entered into rest November 8, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, James “Hugh” Sherwood; father, Fred Deason; mother and step-father, Erma Mae Smith and Calvin Smith; sisters, Brenda Tholborn and her husband Bill, and Betty Jean Peterson; sister-in-law, Ruby Deason; and sons-in-law, Jack Watson and Bobby Wayne Raborn.

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James W. King

Graveside services for James W. King, 81, of Tomball, Texas were held November 3 at Central Cemetery with the Rev. Craig Kennedy officiating. He was born Sunday, May 31, 1936, and passed away Monday, October 30, 2017 at Kindred Hospital in Tomball, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Cass King Jr.; sister, Virginia Freeman; and great grandchild, Blakely Lenae. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Salter King of Tomball, Texas; daughters, Faithe Laney of Tomball, Texas and Hope Williams and husband, Scott, of Tomball, Texas; son, James W. King Jr. and wife, Alison of Tomball, Texas; sisters, Doris Hight of Memphis, Tennessee, Shirley Brown of Shreveport, Patsy Atkins of Shreveport and Barbara Wallace of Shreveport; brothers, Jerry King of Shreveport and Carl King of Shreveport; grandchildren, Daniel Laney and wife, Dr. Katie Laney, of Mesquite, Texas, Grace Laney of Tomball, Texas, Amanda Williams of Tomball, Texas, Tiffiny Gist and husband, Dr.

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Mary Ellon Robinson

Funeral services for Mary Ellon Robinson, 74, of Many, were held November 1 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Daron Chandler, Dusty Chandler, and the Rev. Matt Warren officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery. She was born Friday, June 18, 1943, and passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 in Many. She was preceded in death by her daughters, Jennifer Rebecca Robinson and Mandy Robinson; parents, Harvey Alvin Alford and Katherine Lelia Alford; sister, Ginger Parkman; nephew, Dale Chandler; and aunt, Ellon Alford. She is survived by her daughters, Renee Shelton and husband, Charles, of Karnack, Texas and Ronda Robinson of Florien; sister, Pete Wedgeworth of Mt. Carmel; brother, Jimmy Alford and wife, Carolyn, of Houma; grandchildren, Katherine Shelton and Tori Shelton; father of her children, Wayne Robinson of Many; along with many adored nieces, nephews and friends.

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Barbara Colleen Colston

Funeral services for Barbara Colleen Colston, 75, of Many were held November 3 at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Cyle Clayton officiating. Burial followed in the Ft. Jesup Cemetery. She was born Friday, December 19, 1941 in Oklahoma, and passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017 in Many. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wade McClanahan and Leonia Cain McClanahan; and brother, Mike Oxley. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Colston of Many; daughters, Dinah Wright Dybas and husband, Bob, of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, Tory Colston Pearson and husband, Luke, of Shreveport, and Tamra Colston Kaufman and husband, Dave, of Keller, Texas; grandchildren, Bailey and Chloe Dybas, Reagan, Jordan, and Ryan Pearson, and Evan and Taylor Kaufman; along with a host of friends. Pallbearers were Wayne Colston, Alan Colston, Lee Raymond Isgitt, Jerry Reed, Benny Funderburk, and Buster Jordan.

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Jimmy Ray Pleasant

Funeral services for Jimmy Ray Pleasant, 76, of Many were held October 31 at Warren Meadows Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Glen Bezerra and Randall Beason officiating. Burial followed in the Warren Cemetery. He was born Sunday, April 6, 1941 in Sabine Parish and passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at his residence in Many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmy Pleasant and Effie Mae Knippers Pleasant; and sister, Mildred Tanton.

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Bettie Hanson Dixon

Bettie Jane Mitchell Hanson Dixon was born in Zwolle February 10, 1925. She went home to be with the Lord on October 22, 2017. She spent several years of her childhood in Louisiana, but eventually moved with her family to Houston, Texas. In August of 1944 she married a young Air Force Lieutenant named Halworth “Hollly” Noble Hanson from Holmen, Wisconsin. The following July the young couple welcomed their first child. They named her Karen Ann. In 1951, their second daughter was born in October—Kristi Lee. In 1988, Holly passed away in Pasadena, Texas. In December 1991, Bettie married Melvin Dixon and welcomed his children into her family. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Myrtle and Hobart Mitchell; brother, Hobart, Jr.; sister, Maurine; and brother-in-law, Frank White. She leaves behind her husband, Melvin C.

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William Ryals, Sr.

Funeral services honoring the life of William Edward Ryals, Sr., 67, were held October 24 at Lakeside Baptist Church in Converse with the Rev. Randy Parker officiating. Burial followed at Converse Cemetery in Converse. He was born November 14, 1949 to Laros and Marsha Keggley Ryals and entered into rest October 21, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Melonie Ryals Wiley; brothers, Jack Ryals and Tommy P. Ryals; sisters, Clara Ryals George, Marjorie Ryals Paul and Dorothy Ryals Gamlin; son-in-law, Edward Montz; father-in-law, Sherman Page and mother-in-law, Betty Page. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife Betty Ann Page Ryals of Converse; sons, Eddy Ryals and wife, Shonda, and Chad Ryals and wife, Katherine, both of Converse; daughters, Angela Montz of Ponchatoula and Chrissy Ebarb and husband, Jason, of Converse; son-in-law, Craig Wiley Sr.

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