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Mary “Shorty” Jeanette Procell Stewart

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Mary was born November 20, 1934 in Zwolle to Earnest Procell and Mary Lillie (Sepulvado) Procell and entered into rest on September 19, 2019 at her residence. Her funeral mass were held on September 21, 2019 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Ebarb with Fr. Joseph Ampatt officiating. Burial followed in the St. Ann’s Catholic Cemetery.

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Jack Cotton

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Funeral services for Jack Cotton were held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Central Baptist Church in Robeline where he has been a long-time active member of the church. Funeral services will be officiated by Bro. Claude Weatherford. Burial followed at the church cemetery.

Jack was born on February 26, 1936, to Joab and Elizabeth Cordova Cotton in Robeline and passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 15, 2019, at the age of 83. He served four years in the United States Air Force. He was a longtime resident of Keithville, Louisiana. He was employed at AMF Beard Industries and later became owner and proprietor of A-1Fence and Power Wash. He always had a great love for his family especially his grandchildren. Jack never met a stranger and was always willing to help others.

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18
Sep
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Garthe Wright

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Graveside services for Garthe Wright, 69, of Many, were held on September 17, 2019 at St. John The Baptist Catholic Cemetery with Deacon Mike Sullivan and Father Francis Kamau officiating.

Garthe Wright was born on Friday, January 20, 1950 in Many. He passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019 in Many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Burton and Alene (Rivers) Wright.

He is survived by his sister, Sandra Lynn Wright Rowland of Antlers, Oklahoma; aunt, Marilyn “Tookie” Geist of Gray, Louisiana; nephews, Zane Rowlands and Nickolas Rowland both of Antlers, Oklahoma; along with a host of friends.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.warrenmeadows.com

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18
Sep
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Benny Ray Rivers

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Funeral services for Mr. Benny Ray “Dude” Rivers 72, of Zwolle, were held on September 13, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. Francis Kamau, FMH officiating. Interment followed at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Benny was born May 3, 1947 to Elzado (Sepulvado) and Robert Odis Rivers in Converse and he went to be with the Good Lord on September 9, 2019. He married his loving wife; Wanda Jeter and they have celebrated 52 years of wedded bliss. Together, they welcomed six children into their home.

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Dr. Robert Adam Brocato

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Dr. Robert Brocato, 37, of Many, died Sunday, Sept. 8,2019.

He is survived by his mother Mary Beth Key Brocato of Many. He is also survived by his wife Amanda Smith Brocato of Youngsville, Louisiana. and his beloved dogs: Daisy May, Rocky, and Louie.

Also surviving Robert are his aunt Jeanette Moran of New Orleans, many cousins and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Robert Maestri Brocato; his maternal grandparents, John Adam and Flarcie Miller Key of Many; and paternal grandparents, Diamond Jim Brocato Moran and Mary Latino Brocato of New Orleans.

Robert was a graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic School in Natchitoches where he was the class valedictorian in 2000. He graduated with honors from Centenary College in Shreveport in 2004. His major was biology. He was a proud member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

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18
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Bryant A. Weatherspoon Jr.

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Bryant was born on August 8th, 1962 to Bryant and Rose Weatherspoon and was raised in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated high school there.

After high school he worked in Restaurant Management. He also was an exterminator and a security guard. He decided to join the Unite States Army and was stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

When he got out of the military, he made Many, Louisiana his home. He attended NSU where he graduated with honors, with a degree in Psychology. He then stumbled on to what would be his true vocation, Auto Mechanics. He perfected his craft at Burr’s Garage where he worked for years. Later he worked for Stewart’s Auto Sales. His love for mechanics was with him till the end.

Bryant was preceded in death by both of his parents. He is survived by his son, Bryant Weatherspoon III; sisters, Rochelle, Sabrina, and Christa all of Detroit, Michigan; brothers, Mark of Detroit, Michigan and Scott of Chatsworth, California.

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18
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Shirley Ann Wells

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Funeral services for Shirley Ann Wells, 83, of Zwolle, were held on September 13, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Zwolle with Rev. Marty Williams and Rev. Jerry Penfield officiating. Burial followed in the Zwolle Cemetery.

Shirley Ann Wells was born on Saturday, January 4, 1936 in Zwolle. She passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in Zwolle. She was preceded in death by her parents, Vandie V. Paulette and Lillie Mae (Yates) Paulette; brother, Vandie V. Paulette; sisters, Lorraine Flanagan, Duna Mae Neel, Delores Woodle, Jeanie Woods and Joy Paulette.

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Col. (Ret.) Gary Allen Jones

Gary Allen Jones, 76, of Columbus, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Columbus Hospice House surrounded by his loving family.

A service to celebrate his life with military honors was held on September 13, 2019 at First Baptist Church, 212 12th Street, Columbus, Georgia with the Reverend Dr. Jimmy Elder officiating. Family visited with friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church. A private burial was held in Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, Georgia. In lieu of flowers, his family wishes for memorial contributions to be made to: First Baptist Church of Columbus, P.O. Box 828, Columbus, GA 31902 or the National Infantry Museum, Fort Benning Georgia at www.nationalinfantrymuseum.org.

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Barbara Horton Phares

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Funeral services for Barbara Horton Phares, 86, of Many, were held on September 14, 2019 at Warren Meadows Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ray Spiller officiating. Burial followed in the Many Cemetery.

Barbara Horton Phares was born on Monday, November 14, 1932 in Shreveport. She passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center in Natchitoches. She was preceded in death by her parents, D. M. Horton and Lillette Hastings Horton; maternal grandmother, Nina Hastings; and sister, Rosemary Woody.

She is survived by her husband, Glen Gailor Phares of Many; sons, Richard Phares and wife Kelly of Discovery Bay, Hong Kong and Kent Phares and wife Missy of Many; one granddaughter, Bella Phares; sister, Kay H. Smith of Monroe, North Carolina; along with a host of friends.

Pallbearers: Ken Craig, Jack Phares, Nathan Jenkins, Jeremy Costner, Jason Magnon and Mike Nichols.

Honorary Pallbearer, Bob Brown.

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11
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Patricia Ann Zuel

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Funeral services for Patricia Zuel, 83, of Pleasant Hill, were held on September 4, 2019 at Blue Ridge Methodist Church with Rev. David Hill officiating. Burial followed in the Spring Ridge Cemetery.

Patricia Ann Zuel was born on Wednesday, November 13, 1935 in Olathe, Kansas. She passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at her home in Pleasant Hill. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Goldie (Tharp) Cross; sons, Steve and Bill Zuel; daughter, Theresa Sue Zuel; brother, Charles Cross; sister, Barbara Ranney.

She is survived by her husband, Leslie Zuel of Pleasant Hill; daughter,

Sherry Masters of Royce City, Texas.; sister, Kathy Rusconi and husband Jim of Holt, Missouri; brother, Jean Cross of Tonganoxie, Kansas; daughter-in-law, Debra Zuel of Pleasant Hill; four grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

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