Obituaries

Wed
31
Aug

Paul L. Rivers

Paul L. Rivers

Graveside services for Paul L. Rivers, 78, of Florien, LA, will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Bayou Scie Cemetery with Rev. Dean Johnson officiating. Visitation will begin on Friday, August 26, 2022, from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Warren Meadows Funeral Home,Many, LA. Paul L. Rivers was born on Monday, October 11, 1943 in Converse, LA. He passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2022 in Shreveport, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil E. Rivers and Mary Ann (Roberson) Rivers; brothers, Kenneth Rivers and Robert Dale Rivers and his sisters, Nelda Stevens and Virginia Nash.

Wed
31
Aug

Carson Lavon Edwards

Carson Lavon  Edwards

Carson Edwards died Friday August 19 at 5:15 Pm in Tupelo MS. He was born in Peason LA on February 23, 1934 to Monroe Edwards and Audrey Letia Browning Edwards. He went to Mt Carmel School then he graduated from C E Byrd High School in Shreveport LA. He moved his family back to the Peason community in 1973 on the farm his father bought in 1932. In 1953 he married Jane Sales Edwards and they were married for 69 years at the time of his death. He served for 8 years in the US Navy Reserves during the Korean Conflict. He retired from KCS Railroad after 33 years service. He was a Mason for many years and a dedicated Gideon. He loved to speak at churches for the Gideons. Working with the Gidieons was his way to continue to spread God’s word through the distribution of New Testament bibles. He was a life long Southern Baptist and taught many Sunday School classes from young marrieds to seniors.

Wed
31
Aug

Minnie Leola Craft Robertson

Minnie Leola Craft Robertson

Funeral services for Minnie Robertson will be held at Pine Grove Baptist Church on August 25, 2022 at 12:00 PM. The wake will be from 10:00 AM until time of service at 12 noon at Pine Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Bignar, Rev. Dean Johnson and Rev. Rickey Robertson officiating.

Minnie Craft Robertson was born on November 15, 1931 at Kisatchie, LA and she was the daughter and youngest child of Arthur Clyde and Annie Mae Phares Craft. She was preceded in death by her husband B. D. (Bud) Robertson, her parents, and her two brothers, Mac D and Lewis G. Craft.

She is survived by three sons, Rev. Rickey and wife Patsy of Peason, LA, Ronnie and wife Karen of Peason, LA and Kendall and wife Tracey of Peason, LA; two grandchildren, Kendall Garrett Robertson and Anna Robertson Heard; three great grandchildren, Bralee, Bentlee, and Braden, and another great grandchild on the way, Joel Jackson Heard. And she had a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors.

Wed
31
Aug

Peggy Anders Sneed

Peggy Anders Sneed

Peggy Sneed, age 84, passed away peacefully at her home with family by her side in Many, LA on August 25, 2022. From her birth in Many, on February 28, 1938, until her death on Thursday, she nurtured people around her with unconditional love, acceptance, positivity, and joy.

Wed
31
Aug

Robert Lance Arthur

Robert Lance Arthur

Robert Arthur of Many, Louisiana, died peacefully in his home on August 24, 2022, at the age of 77. He was surrounded by his friends and family. A lifelong resident of Sabine Parish, Mr. Arthur loved to fish and hunt, and above all, enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Wed
24
Aug

Phillip Daniel “Dan” Devaney

Phillip Daniel “Dan” Devaney

February 10, 1941 - August 20th 2022 Phillip Devaney, 81, of Florien, Louisiana passed away August 20th, 2022.

Phillip was born on February 10th, 1941 in Monahans , TX to the late Joseph Thomas Devaney and Rose Marie Devaney.

Dan graduated from De La Salle High School in New Orleans, La. in 1959. He attended college at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, where he met and married Brenda Elaine Pickett. After graduation he attended Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe and received his Masters of Music Education.

Wed
24
Aug

Judith Lynne Baker

Judith Lynne Baker

Funeral services for Judith Lynne Baker, 80, of Many, LA, will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Little Flock Baptist Church with Bro. Ottis Branam officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Friday, August 19, 2022, at 6:00 PM at Little Flock Baptist Church. Judith Lynne Baker was born on Thursday, August 21, 1941 in Grand Rapids, MI. She passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022 in Many, LA. She is preceded in death by her mother, Sally Mercedes Merryman Leland and father, William Smitts.

Wed
24
Aug

John H. Britt

John H. Britt

John Britt, 70, was born November 19th, 1951, and passed away August 18th, 2022. John was best known for always having a hard work ethic. He opened his own welding and fabrication business in 1990 in Zwolle. He later owned a chipping and fuel business and was able to design and manufacture his own Britt Logging Trailer. He retired in 2010 and then enjoyed his days sitting on the front porch overlooking the lake and taking care of his fur babies.

He is survived by his wife, Colleen Britt; son, Chris Britt; his beloved fur baby, Sassie; special cousin, Agnes Touchton Aaron; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Wed
24
Aug

A’Lyssa Rivers Carlock

A’Lyssa Rivers  Carlock

A’Lyssa Carlock, age 4 months, of Leesville, Louisiana entered into eternal rest on August 11, 2022 in Alexandria, Louisiana.

A visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until time of service beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Many, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Bro. Joseph White. Interment will be held at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Robeline, Louisiana.

A’Lyssa was born on March 30, 2022 in DeRidder, Louisiana to Trent Duane Carlock and Kaitlyn Denise Nichols.

Wed
17
Aug

James. L. Carter, Sr.

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James Carter, Sr., 82 of Converse Louisiana died August 6,2022. Mr. Carter was born May 31st, 1940 in Atlanta, Louisiana to Bo and Blanche (Lovett) Carter.

He is survived by his sister, Sharon Yannarella and husband Tom; brother-inlaw, Thomas Gresham; daughter, Cindy Tingle and husband Virgil; son, Jimmy Carter and wife Terri; son, Richy Carter and wife Susan; son, Scott Carter; son Jamie Carter; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Carter; his father Bo Carter; his mother, Blanche Carter; sister, Betty Herrman and sister, Jo Gresham.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, August 12, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Sardis Cemetery in Atlanta, LA with Jason Johnston and Jared Vincent officiating.

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