Wed
03
Oct
Edgar's picture

Callie Lee Blackwell

Callie Blackwell, 28, of Big Spring, Texas, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends at her home in Florien, on September 28, 2018. Callie was a longtime resident of Florien. She enjoyed reading, traveling, and taking on new Challenges. She was collector of many different things, and took every opportunity to shop anytime she could. Some of her best times were simply playing various card or board games, watching movies or just visiting and spending time with family and friends. There is no doubt Callie stood diligent in her fight for life. Family and friends, as well as her beloved dog, “Blue”, were her motivation in life. She was taken from this earth far too early. Her precious memory will be cherished by all who knew her. Preceding Callie in death are her mother, Melissa Ann Stephenson Lee, an infant brother, Christian Scott Lee and maternal grandfather, Ernest Sanders Stephenson.

Wed
03
Oct
Edgar's picture

Dorothy Bennett Goodman

Dorothy Bennett Goodman was born on Tuesday, August 25, 1970 in Washington. She passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Grace Home in Shreveport. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruby Bennett and father, Robert Bennett; sister, Kathy Johnson; brother, Robert Bennett; and nephew, Robert Eason. She is survived by her husband, Daniel Allen of Many; children, Brenda Goodman and fiancé, Derrick Allen, of Many, Brianna Allen of Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, Charlene Kurucz of Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, Rodney Goodman of Many, and Steven Allen of Meshoppen, Pennsylvania; sisters, Ida Mitchell of Many, and LeeAnna Welch and husband, Moose, of Many; brother, Jack Bennett of Florida; grandchildren, Madilyne Allen, Kalvyn Allen, Rowland Allen, Serena Goodman, Cassandra Wilk, Carson Wilk, Payton Fice, Jase Zacharias, Jaxen Zacharias and Logan Allen; along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Wed
03
Oct
Edgar's picture

Robert Glynn Carver

Robert Glynn Carver from Toledo Bend went to be with the Lord on September 28. Glynn was born July 20, 1936, to Harley and Ethel Carver in Rochelle. He graduated high school from Georgetown in 1954. He earned a B.S. from LA Tech in 1958, M.S. from LSU in 1960 and his Ph.D. from LSU in Biology in 1962. After receiving his Ph.D., Glynn went to teach Biology at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, and later became Department Head. Because of his love of fishing, Glynn left McNeese in 1972 to pursue interest in the tackle industry. In 1973 he started “Mister Twister” revolutionizing the fishing lure business. Some of his lure designs are still in use today. In 1981 he sold Mister Twister and moved to Toledo Bend, and opened Sabine Manufacturing. At the time of the factory’s opening there was few businesses located in the area. Sabine Manufacturing at one time the largest soft plastics manufacturer in the country, served as an anchor for future businesses on the lake.

Wed
03
Oct
Edgar's picture

John “Johnny” Ryan Cates Jr.

Memorial services honoring the life of John “Johnny” Ryan Cates Jr. were held on September 29 at Old Pisgah Baptist Church with the Rev. Dean Johnson officiating and Brother Leon Manshack assisting. Burial followed in the Zion’s Rest Cemetery in Wallace. Johnny was born June 13, 1954 in McAllen, Texas to John Ryan Cates Sr. and Maggie Melvina Davis Cates, and entered into rest on September 21, 2018 at the age of 64. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Freddie Stutts.

Wed
03
Oct
Edgar's picture

Mary Viola Leone

Funeral services honoring the life of Mary Viola Leone were held on September 26 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Father Duane Trombetta officiating. Internment followed in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. She was born on January 27, 1953 to Oscar Sepulvado and Ida Ezernack Sepulvado, and entered into rest on September 23, 2018 at the age of 83. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles Sepulvado and Arthur Sepulvado; and her sisters, Zula Parrie, Beatrice Ann Harris and Elnora Sepulvado. She is survived by her sons, Jerry Grant and wife, Bonnie, of Zwolle, and Gerald Leone and wife, Kimberly, of Zwolle; sister, Verna Castie and husband, Jerry, of Zwolle; grandchildren, Gerald Leone Jr., Kayleb Leone, Kazmin Leone, Dallas Leone, Geraldleona Leone, Miracle Leone, Kayla Moore, Ravan Leone, Ravan Robertson, Shelley Grant, Tanya Grant, and Kelley Sims and husband, Randy; five great grandchildren; and special friend, Louis Crooks.

Wed
03
Oct
Edgar's picture

Dr. Scott Lamar Tatum

Dr. Scott Lamar Tatum, Pastor Emeritus of Broadmoor Baptist Church, reached his eternal home in heaven on September 21, 2018. A service celebrating his life and thanking God for his ministry was held at Broadmoor Baptist Church Worship Center North on September 29. Officiating was Dr. Wilson Tatum. Dr. Tatum was born 98 years ago in Converse and grew up in Mansfield. He was a graduate of Mansfield High School, Baylor University, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he earned the Doctor of Theology degree. Being a pastor was his calling and he was privileged to share in the joyful events such as baptisms and marriages as well as times of sorrow with church members. Following early pastorates in Texas, he served as pastor of Broadmoor Baptist Church from 1951 through 1974. He then taught preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary for fourteen years.

Wed
03
Oct
Edgar's picture

Gene Leo Hubley

Funeral services for Gene Leo Hubley, 87, of Many were held October 1 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Father Duane Trombetta officiating. Burial followed in the St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery. Gene was born on Sunday, July 5, 1931 in Many to Winnie Virginia Davis and Cleve Julian Hubley, and passed away Thursday September 27, 2018 in Coushatta. Gene made the United States Navy his career. He was a Petty Officer First Class and served during the Vietnam era working on helicopters, planes, etc. on the ships. After retirement, he came back to his hometown of Many to care for his mother. He had various jobs and working with the SARC clients was very special to him. Another special “job” was caring for his sister, Lynna, upon her return from California. He was a loyal parishioner at St. John’s and was active with the Men’s Club helping whenever and wherever he could.

Wed
26
Sep
Edgar's picture

Donations for Depot Museums coming in

Donations to convert the Many Depot into the Sabine Parish Historical Depot Museum are arriving steadily at City Hall according to Many Mayor Ken Freeman.

Freeman said that more than $6,000 had been donated as of Friday, September 21.

“These donations are in direct response to a letter that was sent to individuals, government and civic organizations, and businesses in late August,” Freeman said. “We sent out more than 500 letters and asked for donations so that we could continue the work and build a museum.”

The mayor is hopeful that still more donations will arrive in the next few weeks.

 

 

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Sabine%20IndexID378/

Wed
26
Sep
Edgar's picture

Miss Louisiana International to speak at Rotary

The 2018 Mrs. Louisiana International will be the special guest speaker at the Many Rotary Club meeting and luncheon on Thursday, September 27, at the VFW Hall.

Crystal Barrow, a special combination of beauty and brains, the reigning Mrs. Louisiana and an accomplished journalist, volunteer, and the wife of a broadcasting IT engineer.

 

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Sabine%20IndexID378/

Wed
26
Sep
Edgar's picture

Jessica Gray named Miss Sabine Fair and Rodeo

On September 16, the Sabine Fair and Rodeo Inc. held their annual pageant to welcome in the new royalty who will reign over their 108th annual fair and rodeo.

The newly crowned Miss Sabine Fair and Rodeo, Jessica Lynn Gray of Florien wants to take this opportunity to invite you to the Sabine Parish Fair and Rodeo September 25h-29. Join her and her court for a great time filled with carnival rides, fabulous fair foods, games, rodeos and laughter.

 

 

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Sabine%20IndexID378/

Pages

Subscribe to The Sabine Index RSS