|Kathleen F. Kelly
SHREVEPORT, LA - Miss. Kathleen F. Kelly died at Summit Hospital on
Sunday, July, 2, 2000 after a brief illness. Visitation will be held at
Osborn Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 4 2000 from 6 until 8 p.m. A funeral
mass will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5th at Holy Rosary Catholic
Church. Officiating will be Rev. William Spencer, O.F.M. Interment will
follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
Miss Kelly was a native of Shreveport and a resident since 1979. She
was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and had retired from Mobile
Oil Corp. after 30 years of service.
Miss. Kelly was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas M. Kelly,
Sr. and Maude Anne Kelly; three sisters, Marie K. Birdwell, Helen K. Davis,
Agnes K. Dudley; and five brothers, Harry E. Kelly, T. Martin Kelly, Jr.,
J. Roland Kelly, George L. Kelly, and Walter S. Kelly. She is survived
by numerous nephew and nieces.
Pallbearers will be Keith A. Kelly, Robert M. Davis, III, Kirk Davis,
W. Lynn Kelly and Charles Chessley.
Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas A. Kelly, R. M. "Bob" Davis, Jr.,
W. Norman Dudley and H. Thomas Kelly.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Holy Rosary Catholic
Mrs. R. A. (Aline) Mackey
SHREVEPORT, LA - The death of a Saint is pleasing to the Lord, this
day we can surely say to be absent from the body is to be present with
Mrs. R. A. (Aline) Mackey, 79, passed away at Willis-Knighton Pierremont
Health Center on Sunday, July 2, 2000. Visitation will be held at Osborn
Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 4 from 5:30 until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services
will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5th at Life Tabernacle. Officiating
will be Rev. Edward Cooper assisted by Rev. Nolan Logan. Interment will
follow at Forest Park West Cemetery.
Mrs. Mackey was born on July 26, 1920 in Ruston, LA and lived most
of her adult life in Shreveport. She was a graduate of Bossier High School.
She was an active Charter member of Life Tabernacle and attended it's first
service. She was an avid flower gardener and surrounded herself with her
family and love for her Lord.
Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Anderson; and brother, James Anderson,
preceded Mrs. Mackey in death. She is survived by her loving husband of
61 years, R. A. "Bob" Mackey; one daughter, Sally Hollingsworth and husband,
Ron; one son, Robert Mackey, Jr. and wife, Kennie; six grandsons, Chip
Mackey, Scott Mackey, Chris Mackey, Bo Rausch, Clay Rausch and Nathan Rausch;
two great-grandsons; sisters, Marguerite Crawford of Spokan, Washington,
Helen Neeson and husband, Grady and Vivian Lowrey both of Shreveport, LA;
brothers, Herman R. Anderson and wife, Wanda, of Bossier City, LA, Jay
Anderson and wife, Lori of Midwest, OK, and Ray Anderson and wife, Melda
of Monroe, LA; numerous nieces, nephews and friends, including special
ones in her Ruth Sunday School Class.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
The family requests that memorials be made to the charity of the donor's
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Dr.
Danny Barnhill, and the support group of Life Tabernacle.
Martha Vance Crow
SHREVEPORT, LA - Mrs. Martha Vance Crow passed away on Monday, July
03, 2000. Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5,
2000 at Forest Park Cemetery. Visitation will follow the service at the
Martha Vance Crow was born November 4, 1917, in Indianola, Mississippi.
From early childhood, she lived in Grenada, Mississippi. She attended Sullins
(Junior) College in Bristol, Virginia, where she graduated as co-valedictorian.
Later, she attended the University of Mississippi where she received her
bachelor's degree and was a member of Chi Omega Sorority.
After a period of working in Memphis, Tennessee, during WWII, she married
Dr. Richard Denman Crow in 1945 and moved to Shreveport. She was a founding
member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and a member of Caddo Foundation
for Exceptional Children, the Shreveport Country Club, the Shreveport Bridge
Association, and the Shreveport Medical Society Auxiliary.
During earlier years, Mrs. Crow was an avid golfer and won the Shreveport
Country Club Championship and the City Championship. She was also devoted
to duplicate bridge, attaining the rank of Silver Life Master.
Mrs. Crow is survived by her husband of fifty-five years, Dr. Richard
Denman Crow; daughter, Arden Crow; stepdaughter, Patricia Crow Bartee and
her husband, Bill; grandchildren, Anne and Margaret Bartee. She was preceded
in death by a son, Richard Denman Crow, Jr.; and her parents.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial gifts be made
to the Shreveport Bridge House or Willis-Knighton Hospice Memorial Fund.
The family appreciates the many kindnesses of care-takers and family
Shirley Baird Rawlinson Stephens
SHREVEPORT, LA - Funeral Services for Shirley Baird Rawlinson Stephens
will be held Thursday, July 6, 2000, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Osborn
Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Forest Park Cemetery, St. Vincent
Avenue. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July
5, 2000 at Osborn Funeral Home.
Shirley Baird Rawlinson Stephens died on July 3, 2000. She was born
October 20, 1917. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ogburne Rawlinson,
her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Baird, and sister, Gerry Baird
She is survived by her husband of twenty-five years, Hugh M. Stephens,
her daughter, Mrs. Gerry R. Finch, and her husband, Kenneth D. Finch, of
Houston, Texas and her son, Nicholas Ogburne Rawlinson, Jr., of Houston,
Texas, two grandchildren, Lizzie and Nicholas Ogburne Rawlinson, III, two
step-sons, David L. Stephens, and his wife, Betty, of North Ogden, Utah,
and Hugh M. Stephens, Jr. and his wife, Donna, of Roswell, Georgia, and
step-daughter, Carol Sue Stephens, of Chicago, Illinois and eight step-
grandchildren, and her precious poodle, Peaches.
Shirley was a vivacious person who never met a stranger and was loved
by all who knew her. After finishing Byrd High School in Shreveport, Louisiana
in 1934, she entered Centenary College and graduated from Centenary College
with a B A degree in 1938. During her college years she was Centenary's
May Queen, Co-ed Vice President of Student Body, Vice President of the
Senior Class, on the Dean's list and President of Zeta Tua Alpha social
She was on many Civic Boards, including Caddo Foundation for Exceptional
Children, Social Service Bureau, Glen Oaks & Glen Retirement Center,
Junior League and Organizational President of Opera Guild.
She served on the Administrative Board of Centenary College as Dean
of Women for ten years during the "Roaring Sixties". She was active in
the Alumni Organization and in 1988 co-chaired the 50th anniversary celebration
of the class of 1938 and emceed the banquet for the anniversary celebration.
She was a life time member of First Methodist Church of Shreveport
and served on committees of Social Concern, Archives, United Methodist
Women and was Superintendent of the College Department and taught Sunday
School for many years.
Honorary Pallbearers will be A. A. Bullock, E. H. Railsback, John B.
Greer, Jr., Carroll Feist, Charles B. Foster, Jr., Carl L. Morris, John
Kinnebrew, I. Henry Smith, Jr., John M. Shuey, Jr., James T. Riser, W.
M. Plaster, J. Howard Hooper, A. S. (Buddy) Johnson, Scott Dunlop and members
of the Panos Coffee Group and The Shreveport Syndicate.
Shirley, with her husband, Hugh, were members of Pierremont Oaks Tennis
Club, Petroleum Club and The Shreveport Club.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the
First United Methodist Church or The Feist-Waller Cancer Center.
Freda Shamburger Farmer
SHREVEPORT, LA - Freda Shamburger Farmer, 90, passed away at her residence
on Monday, July 3, 2000. Memorial services for the family will be held
on Thursday, July 6th at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Osborn Funeral Home.
Mrs. Farmer was born in Frierson, LA on February 17, 1910 and was a
resident of Pineville, LA since 1947 and a resident of Shreveport, LA for
the past year.
Mrs. Farmer was preceded in death by her husband, William Devant Farmer;
and grandson, Steven Carl Almgren. She is survived by three daughters,
Dorothy Hagman and husband, Bill of Naples, FL, Alice Roberts and husband,
Ted of Shreveport, LA, Ann Klassen and husband, John of Grandview, MO;
eight grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Mark Shamburger
of Jena, LA; one niece, Eloise Williams of Shreveport, LA; numerous nieces
Mrs. Farmer wrote many personal books and poems for her family and
always excelled in music and art. She was a graduate of Natchitoches High
School and Salutatorian of the 1927 class. She graduated from Louisiana
State Normal College in 1930, and taught school in Glenmora, LA.
She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed.
The family requests that memorials be made to the charity of donor's
Sam H. Brown
SHREVEPORT, LA - Sam H. Brown passed away peacefully at his home in
Shreveport, Louisiana on Tuesday, July 4, 2000 after a long illness. Visitation
will be held at Osborn Funeral Home from 10:15 until 11:30 on Friday, July
7, 2000 prior to the service at 11:30 in the chapel. Officiating will be
Dr. Pat Day of First United Methodist Church.
Sam was born December 4, 1908 in Bewelcome, Mississippi to Lewis T.
Brown and Mary Anders Brown and moved with his family to Doyline, LA. In
his early teens he moved to Shreveport where he was employed by Arkla-Gas
and retired in 1975 as Purchasing Agent after 46 years of service.
He had been active in civic affairs which included Chairman of the
Advisory Board of The Salvation Army, The Administrative Board of The First
United Methodist Church, The Board of Directors of Pelican Chapter of Girl
Scouts of America, Treasurer of Cotillion club and member of Caddo Parish
Jury Commission for 44 years.
Sam predeceased his parents; one sister; and three brothers. He is
survived by his wife of 62 years, Mabel Kemp Brown; sons, Sam, Jr. and
his wife, Shelamichael of Houston, TX, William K. Brown and his wife, Kim
of Seattle, WA; two granddaughters, Barbara Riddle and Kathryn Brown; and
sister-in-law, Virginia Ayer of Birmingham, AL.
Pallbearers will be Don Weir, W. B. Ogilvie, Bill Towery, Jim Johnson,
Stewart Madison, Milton Hamel, Brady Harris and Robert McKenzie.
Honorary pallbearers will be Lilbourne Morgan and Thomas W. Wilson.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Julia
Baylor, Doris Howard and Beverly Efferson for their loving and excellent
Mr. Leon Ferlito
SHREVEPORT, LA - Mr. Leon Ferlito, 82, died at CHRISTUS Schumpert Highland,
Friday, July 7th, after a brief illness. Visitation will be held at Osborn
Funeral Home, Sunday, July 9th beginning at 3PM. A Rosary will be held
at 6PM. Funeral services will begin at 10:30AM, Monday, July 10th, at St.
John Berchmans Cathedral. Officiating will be Rev. Rothell Price of St.
Judes Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Forest Park Cemetery.
Mr. Ferlito was a native of Eros, Louisiana and a resident of Shreveport-Bossier
City for 82 years. He was a member of St. John Berchmans Cathedral. He
was lovingly devoted to his wife of 62 years and to his family. He was
an avid outdoorsman and fisherman and will be greatly missed by his family
and many friends.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Chetta Ferlito, Shreveport; a daughter,
Toni Maranto, Bossier City; a son, Nick J. Ferlito and his wife, LaVerne,
Shreveport; 5 grandchildren, Charlie Maranto, Jr., Deborah Book and her
husband, Harold, Regina Brewer and her husband, Johnny, Djuna Shirey and
her husband, Jerry, Nick J. Ferlito, Jr. and his wife, Brandy; nine great-grandchildren;
a sister, Josephine LaBella, Madison, Wisc.; a brother, Joe Ferlito, Bossier
City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Vincent D. Tuminello, Ronald Tuminello, Dwayne
Mason, Vincent Tuminello, Michael Cannon and John LeGrand.
Honorary pallbearers will be John J. Tuminello, Dominic Tuminello and
The family requests that any memorials be made to the Grace Home 1035Margaret
Pl.,Shreveport, LA 71101 or Holy Angels, 10450 Ellerbe Rd., Shreveport,
The family would also like to express their sincere appreciation to
Dr. Sidney Hunt, Dr. Sanders Hearne, the medical staff, the nursing staff
and our many friends at CHRISTUS Schumpert Highland Hospital.
SHREVEPORT, LA - Funeral services for Bessie Cimino, 83, will be held
at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2000 at St. John Berchmans Cathedral.
Officiating will be Father Charles Glorioso, pastor of St. Pius X Catholic
Church. Interment will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Visitation will
be held at Osborn Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 11th from 5 until 7 p.m.
with a vigil following at 7 p.m. in the chapel at Osborn.
Bessie Cimino passed away at 7:25 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2000 at Schumpert
Hospital. She was born in Manhasset, New York on October 24, 1916. She
moved to Italy at the age of three years old and returned to America at
the age of nineteen and remained a lifelong resident of Shreveport. She
and her husband owned and operated the Pick & Pack Grocery for the
majority of that time. They were married for 40 years prior to his death
in 1975. She was a member of St. John Berchmans Cathedral.
Her husband, Sam T. Cimino; her parents; hers sisters; and her brother
preceded Bessie in death. She is survived by her daughter, Rosie Avallone
and her husband, Louis; her two sons, Frank N. Cimino and wife, Sandy and
Sam P. Cimino and wife, Nancy; six grandchildren, Louis R. Avallone and
wife, Colleen, Thomas Avallone, Sam T. Cimino, Michael Cimino, Anthony
Cimino, and Maria' Cimino.
Pallbearers will be her five grandsons, and cousin, Sam Balistrella.
The family requests that memorials be made to the American Heart Association
or to St. John Berchmans Cathedral.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Dr.
Alan Borne and his staff, Dr. Deirdre Barfield and to Zandra, Edna, Gloria,
Kay and Dorothy.
Mr. William Frederick Mann
SHREVEPORT, LA - Mr. William Frederick Mann, born January 1, 1921,
went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 9, 2000. The family will
receive visitors on Tuesday, July 11th from 6 until 8 p.m. at Osborn Funeral
Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2000 at 11:30
a.m. in the chapel of Osborn Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Forest
Park Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Bob Moore, Pastor of Community
Bible Church of Keithville.
A life long resident of Shreveport, Mr. Mann was an active member of
the Community Bible Church in Keithville. He was a past president of the
Shreveport Camellia Society and member of the American Camellia Club. In
1985 he was presented the Award of Honor from the American Camellia Club
for distinguished service to the cause of Camellias and to the society.
Mr. Mann was a loving and giving father, grandfather, great-grandfather
and friend. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Mr. Mann is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jacqueline St. Vigne
Mann; daughter, Sharon Mann Wright and husband, James Robert Wright; two
grandchildren, Geoffrey Spencer Wright and wife, D'Ann Schrieber Wright,
Jennifer Wright Rutledge and husband, Todd Rutledge; two great-grandchildren,
Conner Reed Rutledge and Kathleen Cameron Wright all of Dallas, TX; sisters-in-law,
Juanita St. Vigne Hudson of Shreveport, LA, Betty St. Vigne Stubblefield
of Conroe, TX; and brother-in-law, Jimmy St. Vigne and wife, Anne Diamond
St.Vigne of Conroe, TX.
Pallbearers will be John McMellon, Randy Lewis, Joe Scoggin, Randy
Scoggin and Dudley Scoggin.
Honorary pallbearers will be Luthur Robbins, Aubrey Peninger and Rudy
The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. David Caskey,
the staff and nurses of the 2nd floor cardiac care unit at Christus Schumpert
Medical Center for their loving care and support.
Mr. Albert C. (Cotton) Seabaugh, Jr.
SHREVEPORT, LA - Cotton Seabaugh, 79, passed away at Willis-Knighton
Medical Center on Thursday, July 13, 2000 with his family by his side.
Cotton was the most understanding and loving example of a husband, father
and grandfather. His loving, kindness, and values will be carried on for
years to come.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2000 from 2 until 4 p.m.
at Osborn Funeral Home, Southern Ave. Graveside services will follow at
4:30 p.m. at Forest Park Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Steven Spurlock,
Pastor and Rev. Quinn O'Bannion, Assoc. Pastor of Broadmoor United Methodist
Mr. Seabaugh was born April 13, 1921 in Bossier City. After being a
P. O. W. in World War II for 14 months in Germany, he worked for Red River
Motor Company for 47 years. After retiring in 1986, he spent his time with
his family and friends.
His parents, A. C. Seabaugh, Sr. and Louise Seabaugh; and his brothers,
R. E. Seabaugh and Robert Seabaugh preceded Mr. Seabaugh in death. He is
survived by his wife of 58 years, Thelma Gilcrease Seabaugh, his daughter,
Patricia Seabaugh Young and husband, Pete; three grandsons, Gray Young
and wife, Dawn, Chris Young and wife, Staphanie, and Patrick Young and
wife, Brandy; five great grandchildren, Jordan, Cassidy, Tucker, Madeline,
and Tameron; two sisters, Majorie Davis and Helen Roller; one brother,
Richard (Dick) Seabaugh; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Gray Young, Chris Young, Patrick Young, Claude
Seabaugh, Pat Seabaugh, and Eddie Seabaugh.
Honorary pallbearers will be the American Chapter of Ex-POW's and the
employees of Red River Motor Company.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation
to Dr. James Jackson and Dr. Basel Kasabali, and to the staff of Willis-Knighton
Medical Center, the Rehabilitation Center, and the Willis-Knighton Heart
Ms. Donna Bush Saucier
SHREVEPORT, LA - Ms. Donna Bush Saucier, 59, died at Evangeline Nursing
Home on Friday, July 14, 2000 after a lengthy illness. Visitation will
be held at Osborn Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 18, 2000 from 8:30 AM until
9:30 AM. A funeral mass will begin at 10 AM Tuesday at St. John Berchmans
Cathedral with Father Curtis Woods officiating. Interment will follow at
Forest Park Cemetery.
Ms. Saucier was a native of Shreveport, LA and a resident of Natchitoches,
LA for 15 years. She was a graduate of Northwestern State University.
Ms. Saucier was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Lena Moreau
She is survived by two daughters, Angela Whitaker Adolph and Carla
Jeanette Whitaker; one son, John Barclay Whitaker II.
Pallbearers will be Barclay Whitaker, Glen Adolph, John Whitaker and
John David Clough
SHREVEPROT, LA - John David Clough, 48, a former resident and member
of longtime and prominent Arkansas City, Kansas families, passed away Friday,
July 14, 2000 at a Shreveport, LA Hospital.
He was the son of Dorothy Roberson Clough and the late Robert M. Clough,
Sr. (1972); the grandson of the late Fred and Eunice Downing Roberson and
the late James E. and Nora Englis Clough.
Born February 17, 1951, in Chicago, he lived there until 1956 when
the family moved to Arkansas City. Moving to Shreveport in 1958, he was
educated in schools there and studied journalism at Louisiana Tech until
1973. For ten years, he owned Putt-Putt Golf Course in Shreveport. He then
owned horses that raced at Louisiana Downs, at tracks in Massachusetts,
and at the New Orleans Fairgrounds until he was incapacitated by diabetes
and its complications.
For the past several years he has made his home with his mother. In
addition to her, he is survived by a brother, Robert M. Clough, Jr., Shreveport;
uncle and aunt, Mr and Mrs Bill Roberson, Topeka; and cousins, Tara Roberson
and her son, Austin, of Topeka and Mr and Mrs Bradley Roberson and their
son, Will, of Anchorage, Alaska.
Following his request, after cremation, there will be only a graveside
service at Parker Cemetery in Arkansas City which will be held at a later
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the
American Diabetes Association or the Kidney Foundation.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Tommy
Gayer and his family for their love and support.
Shreveport, LA - Graveside services for Miss. Willie McLemore of Shreveport
will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, July 19, 2000 in Forest-Park Cemetery.
Rev. Wilson Warren of First Presbyterian Church of Shreveport will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Osborn Funeral Home.
Miss McLemore died at Willis-Knighton Medical Center on Saturday, July
15, 2000. A native of Corpus Christi, TX, Miss. McLemore had lived in Shreveport
most of her life. She was a secretary at First Presbyterian Church for
many years before her retirement, May 1, 1976. As an active member of that
congregation since 1937, she served in a number of capacities in the School
of the Church, and was awarded an Honorary Life Membership in the organization
of the Women of the Church. A lover of music, she at one time sang in the
YWCA Choral Club under the direction of Mrs. Ruth Knox, and in the Church
Choir under the direction of Charles E. Boggs. She was also a violinist
in the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra in 1931 and 1932 when it was first
Her sisters, Mrs. Lenoir McLemore Chance and Mrs. Gladis M. Althar,
preceded Miss McLemore in death.
She is survived by a brother, G. R. McLemore; a niece, Mrs. Gordon
Elflein Fruend; and many grand-nephews and nieces.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Shreveport
or to the charity of the donor's choice.
John Wayne Deen
SHREVEPORT, LA - Mr. John Wayne Deen, 59, died at his residence on
Monday, July 17, 2000. Visitation will be held at Osborn Funeral Home on
Wednesday, July 19, 2000 from 5 until 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held
at Kimple-Dillman-Ellis Funeral Home in Paoli, IN. Interment will be at
Stanpers Creek Cemetery, Paoli, IN.
Mr. Deen was a native of Indiana and a resident of Shreveport for 22
years. He was a retired Tech. Sgt. from the U.S. Army and was employed
at Libby Glass for 20 years.
Mr. Deen is survived by his two daughters, Kimberly Grace Deen and
Sherry Denise Deen; two granddaughters, Savannah Ann Deen and Ashley K.
Deen all of Murfreesboro, TN; sister, Nancy L. Scott of Bedford, IN; and
brother, William R. Scott of Joliet, IL.
SHREVEPORT, LA - Joyce Burns, 70, lost her battle with cancer on July
19, 2000. She was born Joyce Yvonne Whiddon in Purvis, Mississippi on December
29th,1929 to Francis Marion and Caroline Whiddon. After 52 years of marriage
to Kurvis Burns she has spent most of her life working side by side with
her husband and family in the school picture business. Her dearest sister
Mildred and brothers Norman and Jim were part of the school picture dynasty
(School Pictures, Inc) that became the largest company of its kind in the
world. Along with a busy career, she has been an active member of First
Presbyterian Church where she taught for many years, became superintendent
of Sunday School and was elected deacon. Mother to Yvonne, Carl, and Vance
and grandmother "mother" to Fallen who has been in her care since she was
a toddler. Every mother is special but there are no words to describe someone
whose greatest passion in life was to please everyone first. Most will
agree that a more gracious and giving woman could not be found. A private
family graveside service will be held which will follow with a memorial
celebration of her life at First Presbyterian Church on Friday, July 21st
at 2 P.M.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to First Presbyterian.
Dessie Mae Worley
SHREVEPORT, LA - Mrs. Dessie Mae Worley passed away at her home on
July 20, 2000. Visitation will be held at Osborn Funeral Home on Friday,
July 21st from 6 until 8 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on
Saturday, July 22, 2000 at First Baptist Church Shreveport. Officiating
will be Dr. Jon M. Stubblefield, Pastor of First Baptist Church and Rev.
William R. Stowell, Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church. Interment will follow
at Forest Park Cemetery.
Dessie Mae was born in Pleasant Hill, Louisiana on May 2, 1911 to Silas
Martin Bostick and Emma Jane Bostick. She graduated from nursing school
at Shreveport Charity Hospital in 1931. She was a gifted athlete and played
on a nurse's basketball team that was coached by Dr. W. B. Worley. One
of the games she played in was against Babe Dedricksen Zaharias Sunoco
team. Dessie Mae taught Red Cross courses during World War, II and coached
a boy's basketball team at Barret Elementary School in 1947.
Dessie Mae married W. B. Worley, M.D. on June 8, 1933. This union lasted
41 years until Dr. Worley died on Christmas Day, 1974.
She has served as President of the Shreveport Medical Society Auxiliary
and First Vice President of the 4th District Louisiana Federation of Women's
In addition to her husband, two sisters, and six brothers preceded
her in death. She is survived by sons, Wyeth Hardy (Bo) Worley and wife,
Diane, Penuel Hayes (Penny) Worley and wife, Carolyn, of Shreveport; daughters,
Jane Worley Jackson and husband, Roy of Roland, AR, and Judy Worley Wolf
of Folsom, LA; eight grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Hayes Worley, Rick Wolf, John Jackson,
Chris Worley, Dean Worley, Todd Jackson, Richard Lowe and Emmett Adcock.
Honorary pallbearers will be nephews, Russell Worley, George Ellis
Bostick and Roy Bostick.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Louisiana especially, Diane
Burks, R.N.; Delta Healthcare Services; Bobbie Hall; and Dr. Michael Moore,
and Dr. Neil Walker for their kindness and care.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Louisiana.
Mrs. Roberta Williamson Clifton
New Iberia, LA - Mrs. Roberta Williamson Clifton died at her residence
on Friday, July 21, 2000 after a brief illness. Visitation will be held
at Osborn Funeral Home on Sunday, July 23rd from 5:00 until 6:30 PM. Funeral
services will begin at 2:00 PM Monday at St. Michael the Arch Angel Chapel
of St. John Berchmans Cathedral. Officiating will be Father William Spencer,
O.F.M. of St. Catherine Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Forest
Park Cemetery. A memorial service will be held in New Iberia, LA at a later
Mrs. Clifton was a native of Shreveport, LA and a resident of New Iberia,
LA for 7 years. She was a member and past president of Texas Association
of Hospital Auxiliaries, Head Volunteer for the Harris County American
Red Cross, Past President of Southwest Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Houston,
University Women's Alliance Club of Houston, The Houston Club, Houston
Bar Auxiliary, GWFC of New Iberia, The New Iberia Garden Club and a Former
Member of River Oaks Baptist Church.
Mrs. Clifton was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip K. Clifton;
her parents, Mr. & Mrs. R. B. Williamson; her daughter, Phyllis Clifton
and her son-in-law, Raymond John O'Brien III.
Mrs. Clifton is survived by two daughters, Karen Flick and Lee O'Brien;
three grandchildren, Emily Flick, Jennifer Flick and Christopher O'Brien;
her sister, Mrs. Ethel Taliferro and family; and her sister-in-law, Mrs.
Betty Clifton Johnson and family.
Pallbearers will be Jack Ferrell, Lane Stephenson, John Cowen, Edward
Dauterive, Hunter Ferrell, Conner Burke and Joel Ferrell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dustin Guillotte, Skylar Judice and Dwane
The family request that in lieu of flowers a donation be made to the
Shriners Hospital For Children, 3100 Samford Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71103.
Mrs. Barbara W. Simon
Shreveport, LA - Mrs. Barbara W. Simon died in Shreveport, La on Sunday
July 23, 2000 following a lengthy illness. Graveside services will begin
on Tuesday July 25, 2000 at Forest Park Cemetery on St. Vincent Avenue
at 4:00 p.m. Rabbi Harold Robinson of B'Nai Zion Temple will be officiating.
Mrs. Simon was a native of Shreveport, La and was preceded in death
by her husband, Elmer N. Simon Jr.; Sister, Louise Bronner and parents
E. Bernard and Natalie Weiss. She is survived by her sons, Bruce and his
wife Melissa, Steve and his wife Peggy; her daughter Eileen Ellis and husband
Glenn; brother in law Henry Bronner and his wife Cissy; niece Lane Bronner
all of Shreveport. She is also survived by her 7 grandchildren: Clint and
wife Allison, Clay and his wife Beth, Brad, Alison, David, Krissie and
Jackie and 1 great grandchild, Aubrey Simon and her longtime caregiver
and friend, Delores Jackson.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Elmer N. Simon Jr.
Foundation, P.O Box 5369, Shreveport, La 71135
John Frank Harrell, Jr.
SHREVEPORT, LA - Mr. John Frank Harrell, Jr., 69, died at Grace Home
on Sunday, July 23, 2000 after a lengthy illness. Visitation will be held
at Osborn Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 25th from 5 until 7 p.m. Funeral
services will begin on Wednesday, July 26th at St. Paul's Episcopal Church
at 1:30 p.m. Officiating will be the Reverend Guido Verbeck of St. Paul's
Episcopal Church. Interment will follow at Forest Park Cemetery- St. Vincent.
Mr. Harrell was a native of Tupelo, Mississippi and a resident of Shreveport
for 27 years. He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, past president
of the Shreveport Geological Society and involved in various oil and gas
industry related activities. Mr. Harrell graduated from Mississippi State
University and served in the Army during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Harrell was preceded in death by his parents, John Frank Harrell,
Sr. and Lessie Pansy Butler Harrell. He is survived by his wife of 48 years,
Ginger Collins Harrell; three daughters, Leslie Harrell, Judy Yates and
husband Pat and Joanna Strange and husband Paul; two sons, Douglas Harrell
and wife Kathie and John Harrell and wife Donna; twelve grandchildren,
Leigh Ann Ripka, John Spinks, Thomas Spinks, Brandon Yates, Dorothy Yates,
Camille Strange, Jamie Harrell, Daniel Harrell, Steven Harrell, Mallory
Harrell, Colleen Harrell and John Douglas Harrell; and two cousins who
were like brothers, Jack Douglas and wife Dot and Lowry Douglas and wife
Pallbearers will be Charles Barton, Prentis Boatner, Gene Hilliard,
Jr., K. D. Lankford, Roy Naumann and Jack Pierce.
Honorary pallbearer will be Al Parks.
The family requests that memorials be made to St. Paul's Episcopal
Bob Bowie Slack
SHREVEPORT, LA - Mr. Bob Bowie Slack, 76, died at The Glen on Tuesday,
July 25, 2000 after a lengthy illness. Visitation will be held at Osborn
Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 26th from 5 until 7 p.m. Memorial services
will begin on Thursday, July 27th at St. Mark's Cathedral at 11 a.m. Officiating
will be Reverend Canon Jane Alexander of St. Mark's.
Bob B. Slack was born on December 10, 1923 in Farmerville, LA to Elve
Moore and John Stewart Slack, Sr. He graduated from Georgia Military Academy
and Louisiana State University where he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon.
In 1944, Bob joined the 8th Army Air Corp. He flew 35 daylight missions
over Germany as a tailgunner. He returned January 6, 1945.
He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral and served as chairman
of the day school as well as serving on the vestry. He also was a member
of the Shreveport Country Club and the Shreveport Club. He was a retired
geologist from Discus Oil Corporation.
Bob Slack was preceded in death by his parents, Elve and John Stewart
Slack, Sr., his brother, John Stewart Slack, Jr. and his first wife, Paulina
Couch Slack. He is survived by his wife, Sue Dreyer Slack; three daughters,
Paula Slack Verbois, Rebecca Chandler Jackson and husband, Edward and Mimi
Chandler Glorioso and husband, Vincent; two sons, C. Stewart Slack and
wife, Katie and Walter Chandler and wife, Carol Lee; and eight grandchildren.
He is also survived by a nephew, John Stewart Slack III.
Honorary pallbearers will be Harry Freyer, John Doles, Wayne Davis,
Johnny Greer, Tom Stagg, Robert Touchstone, Leon Thomas, Gaston Jones,
Bob Evans, Denny Long, Glenn Davis, Clovis Burch, Bob Destiche, Walter
Watts, Board of Home Federal Savings and Loan, Charles G. Phillips, Jack
Sibley, Whit Sibley and Walker Weston.
The family requests that memorials be made to St. Mark's Episcopal
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Jimmie
Lane Reeves for his 3 years of dedication and devotion.
William Whitley Cavett Sibley
SHREVEPORT, LA - Funeral services for William Whitley Cavett Sibley
will be held at St. Mark's Cathedral at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 31,
2000 with the Reverend Canon Jane W. B. Alexander officiating. Interment
will follow at Forest Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Osborn
Funeral Home on Sunday, July 30th from 4 until 6 p.m.
Whit lost his lengthy battle with leukemia on Thursday, July 27, 2000
at LSUMC. A lifelong resident of Shreveport, Whit was born on June 13,
1967. He was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Norfleet Sibley
and by his infant daughter, JuliaAnn Elizabeth Sibley and very special
friends, Martin Sloan and Bob Slack. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth
Wendy Roberts Sibley; two sons, John Graham Cavett Sibley and Bruce William
Jackson Sibley; sister, Virginia Norfleet Sibley Perryman and her husband,
James Lytton Perryman and their son, Whitley Lytton Perryman; his father,
Jackson Cavett Sibley; aunts and uncles, Julia Norfleet and John Hutchinson
Hearne and Martha Sibley and Lory Smith; and great-aunt, Irene Lawton Sibley.
On the maternal and paternal side, Whit is descended from Shreveport's
earliest families; John Gordon McWilliams, Dr. Tom Ford, John McWilliams
Ford, Ama Enid Ford Vance, Larkin Edwards and Dr. John Sibley. Whit's maternal
grandparents were Ama Ford Vance and William Jacob Norfleet. His paternal
grandparents were Gladys Jackson and Whitley Cavett Sibley.
Whit attended All Saints Episcopal School in Vicksburg, MS and graduated
from Byrd High School. Whit was an account executive with A T & T Wireless.
He was an avid hunter and had served as Treasurer and on the Executive
Committee, Shreveport Chapter of Ducks Unlimited and Quail Unlimited Sponsor
and was a member of Coastal Conservation Association. He was on the board
of the American Cancer Society. Whit had recently been initiated into the
Serving as pallbearers will be John Atkins III, Patrick Axford, Ed
Copeland, Douglas Harper, John Gimber, Pierce Graham, Matthew Linn, Sandy
Saunders, Bryan Moore and Kye Allen. Honorary pallbearers will be James
Patrick Beaird, Randy Shouse, Gerry Shouse, Peyton LaBorde, Jonathan LaBorde,
Rick Wiegand, Sheriff Steve Prator, Steve Prator, Jr., Connor Nicholson,
Steve White, Raymond F. Kayser and his godfather, George N. Gray.
Many thanks to family, friends and Dr. Barry Weinburger and his loving
staff who continually stayed by Whit's bedside till the end.
WE LOVE AND MISS YOU, WHIT!
Mildred Mays Cann
Shreveport, LA - Mildred Mays Cann, age 91, died at The Glen Retirement
Village on Thursday, August 3, 2000 after a brief illness. Graveside services
will begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 4, 2000 at Greenwood Cemetery in
Ruston, LA. Officiating will be Rev. Fred Wideman.
Mrs. Cann was a native of Ruston, Louisiana and a resident of Shreveport,
Louisiana for 51 years. She was born on May 10, 1909 in Ruston, LA. She
was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Byron Bradley Cann;
her mother, Hattie Crawford Mays; her father, James Holland Mays; her three
sisters, Virginia Mays Kidd, Harriet Mays Cotton and Lelia Mays.
She is survived by her son, Byron Bradley Cann, Jr. and his wife, Linda
and her daughter, Harriet Cann Batte and her husband, Dr. James Franklin
Batte; grandchildren, William Bradley Cann of Shreveport, LA, Gregory Holland
Batte and his wife, Kay of Shreveport, LA, Stephen Townsend Batte and his
wife, Tammy of Daphne, AL and Charlotte Batte Roan and her husband, Eric
of Lake Charles, LA; and great grandchildren, Emily Holland Batte, Braxton
Rives Batte and Quinton Wylie Roan.
Mrs. Cann graduated from Ruston High School and graduated Cw-n Laude
from Randolph Macon Women's College in Lynchberg, Virginia where she was
a member of Phi Mu Sorority. She was a member of First United Methodist
Church 'in Shreveport.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist
Church of Shreveport, LA and The Glen Retirement Village.
Natalie Elizabeth (Betsy) Brandon
SHREVEPORT, LA - Miss Natalie Elizabeth (Betsy) Brandon, 80, died in
Shreveport on Thursday, August 3, 2000. Visitation will be held at Osborn
Funeral Home on Saturday, August 5th from 8:30 until 9:30 a.m. with graveside
services following at 10:00 a.m. at Forest Park Cemetery. Officiating will
be Mr. Ray Boswell.
Miss Brandon was a longtime resident of Shreveport, LA. She had attended
and was a longtime member of the Highland Baptist Church. She was a longtime
employee and had retired from Commercial National Bank.
Miss Brandon was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Henry Brandon
and Sophie Lowman Brandon; and her brother, Charles Edward Brandon. She
is survived by her aunt, India Lowman Jones of Ft. Worth, TX; cousins,
Dr. S. H. Frazier of Acton, Mass, Mary Louise Maness of Georgetown, TX,
Sarah Lynn Pemberton of Ft. Worth, TX; Joseph Brandon of Cartersville,
GA and Mary Pons of Georgetown, CO.
The family requests that memorials be made to First Baptist Church
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the
nursing home staff at Garden Park Nursing Home, the staff at Willis Knighton
South and Christus Schumpert Medical Center, and a special thanks to Dr.
Mrs. Regina Houck Prescott
SHREVEPORT, LA - Mrs. Regina Houck Prescott died at Glen Oaks Retirement
Home on Tuesday, August 8, 2000 after a lengthy illness. Graveside services
will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 11, 2000 at Forest Park Cemetery.
Officiating will be Rev. L. Wilson Warren and Rev. Bryan L. McDowell of
First Presbyterian Church. Memorial services will follow at 11 a.m. at
First Presbyterian Church Chapel.
Mrs. Prescott was a native of Lampasas, Texas and a resident of Shreveport,
LA for 85 years. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, active
in Circle and women of the church. She was a member of Hypatia Study Club
and President from 1964-65 and 1976-77. Mrs. Prescott also belonged to
the Reviewers Book Club, Shreveport Club, Shreveport Country Club and Toy
Loan, serving as President. She was a charter member of The Cotillion of
Holiday in Dixie, The Demoiselle Club and the DAR. Mrs. Prescott graduated
from Shreveport High School on Hope Street, which later became C. E. Byrd
High School. She attended the University of Missouri where she was a member
of Chi Omega Sorority and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Centenary College
with a B. S. Degree in 1927.
Mrs. Prescott was preceded in death by her parents, Alma Gulley Taylor
and James Simeon Taylor, her 1st husband of many years, Oliver Kershner
Houck and her 2nd husband, Coulter Ball Prescott, her maternal grandparents,
Henrietta and John Purifoy Murphy and paternal grandparents, Lucy and James
Simeon Taylor. She is survived by one daughter, Garland Guth and her husband,
John; grandchildren, Elizabeth Ann Gray and husband, Rev. George Naff Gray
II, John G. Guth III and wife, Carolyn, Garland Virginia Josey and husband,
Julian Josey, and Mary Guth Ratcliff; and great-grandchildren, George Naff
Gray III, William S. Gray, Mary Elizabeth Gray, Sarah Guth, John Guth IV,
Addison Houck Josey, Henry Townsend Josey and John Mitchell Ratcliff; one
step-daughter, Mrs. Ray Hardey.
The family requests that memorials be made to First Presbyterian Church.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Dr.
Seborn Woods and the nursing staff of Glen Oaks Retirement Home for their
Eula Weston Arnwine
SHREVEPORT, LA - Eula Weston Arnwine, 94, passed away on Friday, August
18, 2000 in Shreveport. Visitation will be held August 20th from 2-4 p.m.
at Osborn Funeral Home. Funeral service will be August 21 at 10:00 a.m.
at the University Church of Christ, 2045 E. 70th Street, Shreveport with
Jerry Hodge, Minister officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Park
Mrs. Arnwine was born July 27, 1906 in Jonah, Texas to Frank Alton
Weston and Tennie Corder Weston. Eula married Al Arnwine on April 11, 1931
in Frederick, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her husband, Al Arnwine;
stepson, Bennie Arnwine; and infant grandson, Gregory Layne Hayes. To that
union was born three children, Peggy Joyce, Patsy Alene and Jerry Dale.
She is also survived by 13 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and one
great great-grandchild. Eula was an experienced seamstress, milliner, dietician,
and a dedicated student of the Bible. Al and Eula lived in Lake Charles,
Louisiana for 39 years where Al was employed by Continental Oil Company.
She had been a resident of Shreveport for 25 years and a member of the
University Church of Christ.
Pallbearers will be Bob Broom, Bob Mosely, Sr., Bob Mosely, Jr., Ed
Robinson, Bill McIntosh and Tommy Batie.
Helen Barone Guillot
SHREVEPORT, LA - Helen Barone Guillot, age 87, passed away peacefully
on Sunday, August 20, 2000 at Willis- Knighton Pierremont Hospital after
a brief illness. She was born in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico on August 11,
1913. She resided in New Orleans until moving to Shreveport in 1953. Visitation
will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2000.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Osborn Funeral
Home. Interment will follow at Forest Park Cemetery. Officiating will be
Father Pike Thomas of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.
Affectionately called "Mere Maw", Helen was a loving wife, mother,
grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a Catholic and a member of
St. Elizabeth Anne Seton. Mere Maw's nurturing disposition, bright eyes,
and open arms were a comfort and joy to all who came in contact with her.
We will never forget her poetic words, artistic talent, and love and devotion
to her family.
Helen was preceded in death by her loving husband, George Guillot Jr.,
four brothers and two sisters. She leaves three generations to cherish
her memory. They include two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Helen &
Russell Peterson and Patricia & H. C. Jones of Shreveport, four sons
and daughters-in-law, George & Linda Guillot of Dallas, Ronnie &
Jackie Guillot of New Orleans, Kenny & Sandy Guillot of Baton Rouge,
and Rocky & Cindy Guillot of New Orleans; sixteen grandchildren, Judy
Barro, Bert Ferris, Linda Eason, Cindy Rogers, Scott Ferris, Greg Guillot,
Jeff Guillot, Ronald Guillot, Michael Guillot, Chris Guillot, Leesa Guillot,
Suzette Maurtaeoras, Cammie Guillot, Roch Guillot, Joshua Guillot, and
Spencer Guillot; twelve great-grandchildren, Julie & Megan Barro, Lexie
Ferris, Justin Jennifer, Ferris, & Jacob Eason, Haley, Emily, &
Cabot Rogers, and Christopher & Daniel Ferris; nine step-grandchildren,
Clay, Scott and David Peterson, Pete and Ashley Jones, Steven and Michael
Mullins and Susan Mayet; and nine step-great grandchildren, Travis and
Wheeler Peterson, Campbell and Annabelle Jones, Megan and Madaline Mullins,
Corrie and Cole Mayet and Steven Mullins, Jr.
Pallbearers will be Mere-Maw's grandsons.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the
fourth floor nursing staff at WK-Pierremont for their loving care and concern
for our dear Mere Maw.
Val Joseph Quinn
Shreveport, LA - Val Joseph Quinn, 87, died on Wednesday, August 23,
2000 at his home in Shreveport. He was born in Cox Creek, Iowa on March
19, 1913, the son of Peter Henry and Mary O’Brien Quinn. He spent his childhood
in Strawberry Point, Iowa.
Over the course of his 42 years with Schlumberger, Val resided in Magnolia,
Arkansas as well as Shreveport, Louisiana. On four separate occasions during
his long career in the oil industry Mr. Quinn was awarded "Wildcatter of
the Year". He held several leadership positions with the Ark-La-Tex chapter
of the American Petroleum Institute including that of Chapter Chairman.
He was also a past officer for the Shreveport Petroleum Club, was a member
of the Society of Petroleum Engineers as well as The Society of Professional
Well Log Analysts and the Shreveport Geological Society,
He served as a lector for St Joseph Catholic Church where he was a
parishioner for 45 years. During WWII, he served with the U.S. Navy in
the Pacific. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Adams Quinn
and his children Sandra Holman and husband John, Susan Mang and husband
Herb, Joe Quinn and wife Shawn, and Jim Quinn. His sister, Bernece Quinn,
four grandchildren, Rick White, Leslie Reynolds and husband Chris, Jennifer
Mang, and Lisa Quinn, and one great-grandchild, Brady Reynolds, also survive
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM on Friday, August 25, 2000. A vigil
will be held at 7 PM immediately following the visitation. The funeral
service will be at 12:30 PM on Saturday, August 26, 2000 at Osborn Funeral
Home. Father Richard J. Lombard of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will officiate
at both the vigil and the service. Interment will follow at Forest Park
Cemetery in Shreveport.
SHREVEPORT, LA-Louisa Biedenharn-Clausen, age 60, died on Wednesday,
August 23, after a brief illness. Memorial services will be held at 7:00
p.m., Tuesday, August 29,2000 in the chapel of Osborn Funeral Home on Southern
Born Mary Louisa Biedenharn, April 19,1940, she was the second daughter
of Jeanne and R. Zehntner Biedenharn. She attended Byrd High School and
Louisa was an early pioneer in the field of health and physical fitness,
operating Southern Health Club in Shreveport in her early 20's. In 1966,
she opened her first "Louisa's Health Spa" in Tampa, Florida, becoming
the first female owned health resort in the United States, and the first
club "exclusively for women." Louisa's clubs expanded to five in the Florida
cities of Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and Newport Richey.
After selling her Florida clubs in 1973, Louisa returned to Shreveport
where she established "Louisa's Health & Beauty Resort" exclusively
for ladies. She was on the founding Board of Directors and the only female
board member of the national Association of Physical Fitness Centers. Louisa
was awarded special recognition for her accomplishments in the field of
physical fitness from then President George Bush.
Louisa touched the lives of thousands of ladies, both members of her
health clubs, and young women who worked with her. It was Louisa's desire
to help women with emotional support as well as physical, to achieve their
goals, through independence, self-esteem, and the strength to change.
After opening additional clubs in Monroe and Bossier City. La, and
Longview. TX, she introduced the first tanning beds in the United States
through her "Magic Sun" businesses. Louisa retired from the Health &
Beauty Resorts in 1981.
Louisa's Limousines was started in 1986, with her husband Stephen Clausen,
where she delighted in providing unique experiences with special surprises
for her clientele. Louisa's creative zest for life was expressed by her
most recent interest in presenting parties of enchantment for children.
Louisa is survived by her beloved husband, Stephen Clausen; stepson
and wife, Christian and Lisa Clausen, and their son, Dylan; sister, Jeanne
Biedenharn-Gay of Lutz, Florida, nephew Zehntner Biedenharn Gay of Isla
Morada, Florida; sister, Catherine Biedenharn-Flaherty of Shreveport, sister
and brother-in-law, Sydney Biedenharn and Randall Walker, and their children,
Reina, Rachel and Ross Walker.
Louisa's life embodied the essence of vibrant free-spiritedness, with
her exuberant laugh, her childlike loving kindness, her generosity, and
her heart the size of Texas. These qualities will be cherished in our memory.
Dorothy Weston Phelps
SHREVEPORT, LA - Graveside services for Dorothy Weston Phelps, age
100 of Shreveport will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 28, 2000 at
Forest Park Cemetery under the direction of Osborn Funeral Home.
Mrs. Phelps was born on August 23, 1900 and died Friday, August 25,
2000. Mrs. Phelps was a resident of Shreveport and is preceded in death
by her husband, Henry Kneeland Phelps, Jr. Mrs. Phelps was a resident of
Garden Court Nursing Home for several years.
Survivors include one daughter, Alice Harriet Metcalf and husband,
James C. (Buddy) of Columbus, GA; one son, Henry Kneeland Phelps, III and
wife, Arlene of Benton, Louisiana; two sisters, Clifton Eastham of Oil
City, LA and Lois Weston of Lewisville, Texas; seven grand children; and
sixteen great-grand children.
Constance Bonomo Cascio
SHREVEPORT, LA - Services for Constance Bonomo Cascio, age 91, will
be held at 11AM Monday, August 28, 2000 at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Interment will follow at Forest Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 27th from 5:00 PM until 7:00
PM at Osborn Funeral Home. A rosary service will follow at 7:00 PM in the
chapel of Osborn Funeral Home.
Constance passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2000 as a result of cancer.
She was born August 16, 1909 in Cefalu, Italy, and came to America with
her family. She lived in the Shreveport, Bossier City area all of her fife.
Constance retired from the J.C. Penny Company on October 1, 1974 After
I I years of service. She was also employed by Sansones restaurant from
1978 until 1989.
Constance was preceded in deaf by her parents John and Santa Bonomo,
husband Albert Joseph, Cascio, three brothers, Joe, Tony and Johnny Bonomo,
and a sister Rose Renno. She is survived by Her son A.J. Cascio, his Wife
Cathey, her daughter Rose Ann Stanford her husband Jim, twelve grandchildren,
nine great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, and two special
friends, Tony DeFatta and Johnny Tuminello.
All loved Connie who knew her, and memories of her love and kindness
will be cherished always by her family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Tony Cascio, Mike Cascio, Greg Thatcher, Joe Cascio,
Tom Krueper and Byron Copeland.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Hospice
of Shreveport Bossier.