Funeral Services for R.E. “Bobby” Conerly, Jr., 76, of Florien, were held on March 21 at Prospect Community Church with Bro. John Lewing officiating. Burial followed in the Prospect Cemetery. He was born on Saturday, January 25, 1941 in Houston, Texas. He passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his parents, R.E. Conerly, Sr. and Oma Barker Conerly; sister, Sandra Gibson Layfield; and grandson, Matthew Scott Evans. He is survived by his wife, Judy Conerly of Florien; daughter, Karen Evans and husband, James of Pineland, Texas; son, Bobby “Bo” Conerly of Florien; brother, John Conerly and wife, Janie, of Florien; grandchildren, Christopher Evans and wife, Natalie, of Pineland, Texas, and Alyssa Evans of Pineland, Texas; great grandchildren, Troy Lee Evans and Josie Lynn Evans of Pineland, Texas; very special nephew, Jonathan Westbrook of Pineville; along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.