Obituaries

Tue
10
Nov

Sandra “Sandy” Savell Terrell

Sandra “Sandy” Savell Terrell

Graveside services for Sandra Terrell, 52, of Florien were held on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Antioch Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Chance officiating.

Sandy Terrell was born on Thursday, March 28, 1968 in Many. She passed away on Monday, November 2, 2020 at her residence in Florien.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Wiley and Grace Ross Cummings; and her granddaughter, Memphis Grace Arnold.

She is survived by her husband, Lane Terrell of Pleasant Hill; daughter, Lauren Arnold and husband Brendan of Florien; son, Dalton Cozier of Benton; parents, Lloyd and Donna Savell of Negreet; grandparents, Lester and Marjorie Savell of Florien; sisters, Carolyn Anthony and husband Brad of Washington, Louisiana; Sonya Savell Townson of Florien; brother, Bubba Savell and wife Kaci of Florien; grandson, Cole Leach; granddaughter, Brynlee Arnold; niece, Tori Townson; nephews, Trevor Anthony and Eli Savell; along with a host of friends.

Tue
10
Nov

Livye Heathyr Lewis

Livye Heathyr Lewis

Funeral services celebrating the life of Ms. Livye Heathyr Lewis who went to be with the Lord on October 31, 2020, were held on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Francis Kamau officiating; interment will immediately follow at the church cemetery. Livye was born October 4, 2001 in Shreveport to Darci Clair Bass and Jeremy Heath Lewis and entered into rest on October 31, 2020 in Hemphill, Texas.

Tue
10
Nov

Billy Burkett

Billy Burkett

Brother Billy Burkett went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, November 1, 2020. Born in Converse to John and Gladys Burkett on December 5, 1929, Brother Billy preached his first sermon when he was 16 years old. He surrendered to the ministry at the age of 17 and served as a Baptist preacher for 72 years, with all but two years of his service in churches in Northwest Louisiana. Brother Billy served as a Missions Pastor in Alamosa, Colorado during 1962-64.

He devoted his entire adult life to serving God and his family. He met his wife of 62 years, Mary Louise Pentecost, while preaching at Fellowship Baptist church in Sabine Parish in 1948. His most recent pastorate was at Bethany Baptist Church near Robeline, where he served up until 2019. He was instrumental in the establishment of Clara Springs Baptist Camp and worked tirelessly on other projects for the Louisiana Baptist Convention, District 8, over the past 50 years.

Wed
04
Nov

Ruby McDonald

Ruby McDonald

Funeral services for Ruby McDonald, 92, of Noble, were held on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Warren Meadows Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Parker officiating. Burial followed in the Cassell Cemetery.

Ruby McDonald was born on Sunday, March 18, 1928 in Delhi, Louisiana to Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Woolsey. She passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020 in Zwolle.

Heaven has gained another Jewel a Ruby for our Lords crown. Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. Ruby was completely devoted to her family. She loved completely and unconditionally. So many memories we each hold dear to our hearts. Ruby loved her Lord and Savior, her faith holding her during many hardships in her life. Ruby married the love of her life, Joe McDonald and together they raised their family in a home built of love and faith. Fly high till we meet again.

Wed
04
Nov

Nickolas Charles Parrie

Nickolas Charles Parrie

Funeral services for Nickolas Parrie, 19, of Zwolle, were held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Keith Garvin officiating. Burial followed in the St. Joseph Cemetery.

Nickolas Charles Parrie was born on Friday, September 28, 2001 in Ft. Hood, Texas. He passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020 in Zwolle.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, George C. Rahmer; great paternal grandparents, Louis and Marguerite Parrie; and his uncle, Larry G. Parrie.

He is survived by his father, Eric Parrie and wife Dixie of Keithville; mother, Andrea Klare Parrie of Zwolle; sister, Jorja Parrie of Keithville; paternal grandparents, Sandra and Doyle Sepulvado, Sr. of Zwolle; maternal grandmother, Lovell Rahmer of Zwolle; aunts, Karan Parrie Montgomery and husband Donald of Valley Mills, Texas; and Lynsi Meshell of Shreveport; uncle, Daniel Klare of Zwolle; along with a host of cousins, family and friends.

Wed
04
Nov

Rabon “RB” Cryer

Rabon “RB” Cryer

Funeral services celebrating the life of Mr. Rabon Barney Cryer, 85 of Many were held on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Pendleton Assembly of God Church with Brother Daniel Davis officiating; interment immediately followed at the church cemetery. “RB” was born May 14, 1935 in Many to Annie Bell (Ayers) Cryer and Richard Levi Cryer and entered into rest on October 28, 2020 in Many.

RB was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War. He loved the Lord with all of his heart and loved serving in his church as well. Listening to southern gospel music and playing his guitar was a lifelong passion. He was a devoted family man who adored his wife, children, and grandchildren.

Wed
28
Oct

Robert Wayne Sepulvado

Robert Wayne Sepulvado

On the morning of October 20th, 2020, Robert Sepulvado passed away peacefully at Willis-Knighton Pierremont in Shreveport, where he was continuously being visited and comforted by family members.

Most commonly referred to as “Rabbit” or “Rab” for short by friends and family, he was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Catherine; sister, Charlene Manshack; grandson, Matthew Bryant; and godson, R. G. Ferguson.

Wed
28
Oct

Shirley Jean Stewart

Shirley Jean Stewart

Funeral services for Shirley Stewart, 93, of Florien, will be held on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Rev. Matt Warren and Rev. Wayne Chance officiating. Burial followed in the Florien Cemetery.

Shirley Jean Stewart was born on Monday, July 25, 1927 in Florien. She passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020 at Sabine Medical Center in Many.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace C. Stewart; parents, William Hines Hardin and Essie (Lee) Hardin; sons, Jimmy Stewart and Douglas Stewart; son-in-law, David Law; sisters, Thelma Miller; Willie May Along; Flo Howard; Reba Parrot; Marie Whittington; Hazel Hildenbrand; and her brothers, Ottis Hardin; Harold Hardin; Wilburn Hardin; Leeman Hardin.

Wed
28
Oct

Betty Remedies Tryon

Betty Remedies Tryon

Funeral services for Betty Tryon, 82, of Many, were held on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Bethsadia Baptist Church with Rev. Dean Crittenden officiating. Burial followed in the Bethsadia Cemetery.

Betty Tryon was born on Monday, November 8, 1937 in Many. She passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Many Health Care North in Many.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim Grantham and Retha (Berry) Grantham; grandsons, Cody Remedies and C. J. Remedies; and her sisters, Leola Remedies and Janice Napier.

Wed
14
Oct

William Thomas

William Thomas

Graveside services honoring the life of William “Bill” Reynold Thomas were held on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Noble Cemetery in Noble. Officiating the service was Rev. Jimmy Price.

Bill was born on May 26, 1944 in Pontiac, Michigan to Reynold and Florence Thomas. He entered into eternal rest on October 7, 2020 in Benton, Louisiana.

Bill succumbed to a lengthy battle with Leukemia. He was a very generous, caring, and spontaneous person. Bill enjoyed celebrating Christmas with his loved ones and traveling. He proudly served in the military as a Vietnam Era Veteran. He loved God, his country, and his family. Bill was a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 40 years. His favorite moments were time spent with his family.

Preceding Bill in death are his parents, Reynold and Florence Thomas; the love of his life and wife of 52 years, Nancy Thomas; brothers, Ronald C. Thomas and Garold Bruce Thomas.

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