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Mary Elizabeth Pope Seal
(Died Jan. 6, 2000)
VARNADO - The funeral service for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Pope Seal, 74, a resident of Varnado, is scheduled for 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Poole-Ritchie funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Jim Shook and the Eld. Billy Ray Hines officiating.
Burial will follow in Seal Cemetery at Varnado with Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home directing.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home with an Order of the Eastern Star ceremony conducted by Pushepatappa and Jessamine OES at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue after 9 a.m. Saturday until time for the funeral service.
Mrs. Seal, who died yesterday at 7:24 p.m. in the LSU Washington-St. Tammany Regional Medical Center, was the daughter of Willie and Bessie Boone Pope, born Aug. 22, 1925 in Angie. She was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Varnado and a member and Past Worthy Matron of Pushepatappa Chapter No. 239, Order of the Eastern Star.
She was married to Leroy "Slick" Seal on March 15, 1941. Of this union four children were born.
Mrs. Seal co-owned with her husband the Community Grocery Store in Varnado for many years. After she closed the store, she worked for the Meals on Wheels delivering lunches to the elderly. She was always known to have food on her table for anyone who stopped by her home and was always willing to help those less fortunate in the community.
Mrs. Seal was a loving mother and wife. The last several years of her life was a testimony to her determination.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Bessie Boone Pope; two brothers, William Pope and James Edward Pope.
Survivors include her husband, Leroy "Slick" Seal, who cared for her during her lengthy illness; four children, Eathel Seal, Stanley Seal, Randy "Country" Seal and James Roy Seal; three daughters-in-law, Linda Thomas Seal, Sheila Brennan Seal and Donna Gerald Seal; 14 grandchildren, Kevin (Laura) Lawson, Tren Lawson (Jason) Garbo, Dean (Dana) Seal, Scott (Julie) Seal, Emilie Seal, Victoria Seal, Josh Seal, Christi Seal, Rand Seal, Derrick Seal, Leroy "Lee" Seal II, Sarah Beth Seal, Fallon Barber and Sheyenne Seal; three great-grandchildren, Kelsey Lawson, Christian Lawson and Addison Seal; four sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Mrs. Lyvonne Massengale
(Died Jan. 8, 2000)
BOGALUSA - Funeral services for Mrs. Lyvonne Massengale, 63, a resident of 324 Caswell St. in Bogalusa, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday in the Brown-McGehee Funeral Home chapel.
Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. today, continuing Monday after 8 a.m. until the time of the services.
Burial will follow in the Pine First Baptist Church Cemetery, Brown-McGehee Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Massengale died Jan. 8, 2000 at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in Jefferson, La.
Mrs. Massengale was a member of Pine First Baptist Church.
She is survived by four daughters. Brenda M. Sinesi, Key Largo, Fla., Karen M. Adams, Baton Rouge, La., Joan M. Rice, Mandeville, La., and Kristi M. Thomas, Poplarville, Miss.; three sons, Calvin Edgar Massengale, Columbia, Miss., James Roy Massengale, Franklinton, La., and David Earl Massengale, Picayune, Miss.; four sisters, Annie Ruth Lee, Eloise Mims and Louise Casey, all residents of Mobile, Ala., and Bernice Trimble, North Carolina; three brothers, Gaston Lee and Kenneth Lee, both residents of Mobile, Ala., and James Lee, Tampa, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Kenneth Jones
(Died Jan. 8, 2000)
BOGALUSA - Funeral services for Kenneth Jones, 64, a resident of Bogalusa, are scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday at Crain's Creek Missionary Baptist Church with Elder Willie J. Passman and Revs. Coma River and Calvin Baldwin officiating.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. Sunday and continuing until 2:15 p.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Franklinton.
Burial, with full military honors, will follow in the Crain's Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Crain Funeral Home directing. Mr. Jones died Jan. 8, 2000 in Bogalusa Community Medical Center.
A retired member of the United States Navy, Mr. Jones served two tours of duty in Vietnam and, following retirement from the military, served as a deputy for the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Gertrude Crain Jones, two brothers, Eldridge Jones and Elvin Jones, and two sisters, Margie Magee and Joyce McDonald.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Schexnider Jones, Bogalusa; four daughters, Teresa Martin and Juline Jones, both residents of Franklinton, Olevia Riley, Bogalusa, and Susan Jones, Kokomo, Miss.; one son, Kenneth Jones II, Franklinton; six sisters, Clearmenthia Magee, Doris Magee, Shirley Thomas, Paulette Phelps, Elois Lee and Elouise Jones, all residents of Franklinton; three brothers, Malloye Jones and Aubrey Jones, both residents of Franklinton, and Hunter Jones, Dallas, Texas, and five grandchildren.

Bernice Crawford Foster
(Died Jan. 6, 2000) 
ANGIE - Funeral services for Mrs. Bernice Foster, 69, a resident of Angie, are scheduled for 1 p.m Wednesday at Center Baptist Church in Angie with the Rev. Sidney Jones officiating.
Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. tomorrow at Cook-Richmond Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the Bogalusa Cemetery, Cook-Richmond Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Foster, who died Thursday in the Bogalusa Community Medical Center, was the daughter of the late Shelby Williams and Willie Mae Richardson. She was born on Feb. 6, 1930 in Angie. She was united in marriage to the late Rev. Aaron Crawford, and from this union, five children were born. In 1991, she was reunited in marriage to Robert Foster.
She joined the Center Baptist Church at an early age and accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior.
Later moving to Bogalusa, she joined the Sweet Beulah Baptist Church. Her dedication and faithful service to the church included her roles as choir member, member of Pastor Aide Club, member of the Missionary Society. At anytime day or night, if the phone rang, she was always there to comfort and offer her services. She was a strong Christian Soldier who touched the lives of many people and she will be dearly missed by all. Later in life she rejoined the Center Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Dr. Linwood Bolton where she served as a faithful member until her health failed.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Foster; a son, Shelby Peters, Bogalusa; four daughters, Jo Ann (Walter) Singleton, Monticello, MS, Lille B. Crawford, Picayune, Erica L. Crawford, Bogalusa and Tanya N. Crawford, Angie; a brother, Henry Jefferson, Angie; a sister, Lena Magee, Bogalusa; six grandchildren, Rick, Antonio, Christopher, Damon, Bria, and Erin; four great-great grandchildren; two special god-children, Edna E. Magee, Picayune and Elenora Raymond, Bogalusa; two step-children, Aaron Crawford Jr. and Luretha Dixon both of Stonewall, MS; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Celma, J.D. and Curtis Williams, and a sister, Beatrice Tyson.

Obituaries for January 10, 2000 
Elise Valine Blackwell
FRANKLINTON - Funeral services for Elsie Valine Blackwell, 79, a resident of Franklinton, are scheduled for 2 p.m. tomorrow in the chapel at Crain Funeral Home with Dr. Jerry Barlow, the Rev. Karl Tingle, Dr. Joe Baugh, and the Rev. Paul Brashier officiating.
Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. today, continuing tomorrow after 8 a.m. until the time of service.
Burial will be in the Ellis Cemetery, Crain Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Blackwell died yesterday at Riverside Medical Center in Franklinton.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Franklinton, where she served as Sunday School teacher for the three-year old department for 35 years and was a member of the Women's Missionary Union. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her parents, W.E. Sr. and Mima Knight; five brothers, Ralton Dare, Leroy, W.E. "Bill" Jr., Meadie, and James Latimore Knight; two sisters, Lillie Mae Pettitt and Willie K. Crain.
Survivors include her husband, Jessie "Jake" Blackwell, Franklinton; one daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Jim Wilson, Franklinton; three grandchildren, Jade Wilson, Brittany Wilson and Cassidy Wilson; two sisters, Aline K. Smith and Velma C. Knight, both of Franklinton; numerous nieces and nephews.

Elmer Miley
(Died Jan. 9, 2000)
BOGALUSA - Funeral services for Elmer Miley, 78, a resident of Bogalusa are scheduled for 10 a.m. tomorrow in the chapel of Brown-McGehee Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Tucker, the Rev. Carl Freeman, the Rev. Michael Benson and the Rev. Wesley Quave officiating.
Visitation is from 3:30-10 p.m. today, continuing tomorrow after 8 a.m. until the time of service.
Burial will be in Carroll cemetery on the Pine-Varnado Highway.
Mr. Elmer Miley died Sunday in St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Coving-ton.
He was a native and resident of Washington Parish, a member of the Board of Trustees of Talley's Chapel United Pentecostal Church and a retired employee of Gaylord Box Factory.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Miley and Lula Carroll Miley; a son, David E. Miley; and a brother, Lloyd Miley;
Survivors include his wife, Iva Jewell Hyde Miley, Bogalusa; three sons, Darrell and his wife Barbara Miley, Dalton Miley, Bogalusa, and Don and his wife Amy Miley, Bogalusa and Shreveport; a brother, R.V. Miley, Pine; two sisters, Delma Toney, Bogalusa and Mildred Owen, Bogalusa; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Penny Lynn Jarrell
(Died Jan. 8, 2000)
ANGIE - Funeral services for Penny Lynn Jarrell, a resident of Angie are scheduled for 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Brown-McGehee Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Lassley officiating.
Visitation was yesterday from 4-10 p.m. and continues today after 8 a.m. until time of service.
Burial will follow in Mustergound Cemetery.
Ms. Jarrell died Saturday at University Hospital in New Orleans. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, MS.
She was preceded in death by grandfathers, Willis Jarrell and Owens Hodges.
Survivors include two sons, Bobby Lee Jarrell and Jonathan Lonnie Jarrell, and a daughter, Jessica Sueann Jarrell, all of Bogalusa; her father, Lonnie Jarrell, Angie; her mother, Linda Seal, Seminary, MS; four brothers, Phillip, Chuck and Darrell Jarrell, Bogalusa, Chad Seal of Seminary, MS; a sister, Lindy Jones, Bassfield, MS; grandmothers, Myrtle Jarrell, Bogalusa, and Mildred Spiers, Poplarville, MS; Ms. Jarrell will be sadly missed by special friends, Bobby Peters and Karen Sue Thomas.

William B. "W.R." Crain
(Died Jan. 10, 2000)
ETHEL - Funeral services for William B. "W.R." Crain, 78, a resident of Ethel are scheduled for 10 a.m. tomorrow with the Rev. Tony Hand and the Rev. Darwin Hall officiating.
Visitation is from 5-8:30 p.m. at Feliciana Baptist Church in Clinton, LA today with an Order of the Eastern Star service at 6 p.m. Visitation continues tomorrow after 8:30 a.m. until the time of service.
Burial will be in the Bogue Chitto Baptist Church Cemetery, north of Mt. Hermon, Charlet Funeral Home directing.
Mr. Crain died yesterday in Clinton, LA.
He was a retired cattleman, Farm Bureau insurance agent and owner and operator of Crain Feed Service. He faced these last days with courage and determination in the face of adversity.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Monroe Crain and Ludie Tynes Crain Luper; stepfather, Willis Luper; a brother, S.L. "Lavert" Crain; and a step-brother, Ray Luper.
Survivors include his wife, Jerri Burch Crain; a son and daughter-in-law, Patrick J. "Pat" and Betty Clark Crain; grandchildren, Domielle C. and husband Steve Jones, William "Clark" and wife Crissy Fudge Crain; a great-granddaughter, Holland C. Crain; two great-grandsons, John Clark and Patric Crain, all of Ethel; a sister, Reta Mae Maynor, Bogalusa; three sisters-in-law, Linda Burch, Mt. Hermon, Lois Luper and Idell Crain, Bogalusa;
Pallbearers will be Clark Crain, Steve Jones, Ken Blue, James Clark, Earl Christian and Manship Williams. Honorary pallbearers are A.F. "Sonny" Guttzeit, Wayne Bickham, C.C. Smith, Jack Lawson and Shane Landry. 

Ida T. Carter
(Died Jan. 8, 2000)
WAVELAND, MS - The funeral service for Ida T. Carter, 89, a resident of Waveland, is scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Mt. Chapel Baptist Church in Waveland with the Rev. Henry S. Dunn officiating.
Burial will be in Waveland Cemetery, Baylous Funeral Home directing.
Visitation was from 9 a.m. today until the time of service.
Mrs. Carter died Saturday in Gulfport, MS. She was a member of Mt. Chapel Baptist Church and a Sunday school teacher.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Pansy B. Tyson, Bogalusa; three nephews, Bruce T. Tyson, Bogalusa, Eddie Lee Tyson, Biloxi, MS and Walter Tyson, IL; three nieces, Freddie T. Brooks, Bogalusa, Carol T. Quinn, New Orleans and Pamela Magee, Franklinton; and a god daughter, Patricia E. Whitley, New Orleans.

Sgt. Marcus LeShon Whitson
(Died Jan. 1, 2000)
ANCHORAGE, AK - The funeral service for Sgt. Marcus Leshon Whitson, 28, a resident of Anchorage, AK, are scheduled for Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Wesley Ray United Methodist Church in Angie, the Rev. Bruce L. Brown and the Rev. Linza Cotton officiating.
Burial will follow in the Lewis-Moses cemetery in Angie.
Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. tomorrow at the Cook-Richmond Funeral Home. A wake service will be tomorrow from 7-9 p.m. at the Wesley Ray United Methodist Church.
Sgt. Whitson died Jan. 1, 2000 at Fort Richardson in Anchorage.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Frances Moses; paternal grandfather, Thomas L. Whitson Sr.; his godparents, the late Rev. Joseph Sutton and the late Sis. Hazel Sutton.
Survivors include two sons, Marcus Te'Von Whitson and LeShon Tari'k Whitson; his mother, Emma White; his step-father, Robert J. White; his father, Alex Jesse Whitson; a sister Nydeia White; a step-sister, Alicia Whitson; two step-brothers, Robert James White Jr and Rashard Jermaine White, Cleveland, OH; maternal grandfather, Jerry Moses; paternal grandmother, Pearlie Whitson; a special friend, Tammy M. Gray; three aunts, Gwendolyn "Mamma Gwen" Smith, Bernice Whitson, Shreveport, and Ann Williams, Cleveland, OH; two special cousins, Gene Steven Darryl Martin and Jerry Bonavena Moses; a special god-sister, Chandra "Spanky" Collier; a host of aunts, uncles, other family and friends.

Jack Harlm Miller
(Died Jan. 12, 2000)
BOGALUSA - The funeral service for Jack H. Miller, 71, a resident of Bogalusa, is scheduled for 2 p.m. tomorrow in the chapel of the Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home, the Rev. Galloway and the Elder Doyle Ball officiating.
Visitation is from 6-10 p.m today and will continue tomorrow after 9 a.m. until time of the service.
Burial will follow in Ponemah Cemetery.
Mr. Miller, who died on Wednesday in the Bogalusa Community Medical Center, was a member of Monroe Street Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmie and Ivy Miller; a sister, Blanche Holliday; his first wife, Elizabeth Carroll Miller; and his second wife Lenell C. Miller.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie and Ronald Owens, Varnado, Barbara and Tommy Creel, Mandeville, Pam and John Lee, Bogalusa; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Norma Heide, Coca, FL; three brothers, Carruth Miller, Franklinton, William Miller, Ponchatoula and Nelson Miller, Wesson, MS; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Billy S. Moak
(Died Jan. 13. 2000)
MT. HERMON - Funeral services for Billy S. Moak, 78, a resident of Mt. Hermon, is scheduled for 10 a.m. tomorrow in the chapel of Crain Funeral Home, the Eld. Brent King, the Rev. Larry Archote and the Rev. Ace McVay officiating.
Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home in Franklinton and will continue tomorrow after 8 a.m. until time of the service.
Burial will follow in the Mt. Hermon Cemetery.
Mr. Moak died yesterday in Heritage Manor Nursing Home.
He was a retired mechanic, also retired maintenance man at Washington Parish Courthouse. He was a World War II veteran of U.S. Coast Guard and a member of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Maxine Crowe Moak, Mt. Hermon; three sons, Russell Moak, Franklinton, Ronnie Moak and Scott Moak, Mt. Hermon; two daughters, Melanie Foy, Huntington, TX and Theresa Tullos, Franklinton; a brother, Hilton Moak, Mt. Hermon; two sisters, Audry L. Thomas, Sulphur, LA and Theresa Williams, Jackson, LA; seven grandchildren.

Athalie Kennedy McCain
(Died Jan. 12, 2000)
BOGALUSA - Funeral services for Athalie Kennedy McCain, 83, a resident of Bogalusa, are scheduled for 3:30 p.m tomorrow at graveside in the Bonnie Cemetery at Angie.
Visitation is from 2-3 p.m. tomorrow at the Brown-McGehee Funeral Home.
Survivors include her husband, Robert McCain, Bogalusa; a daughter, Betty Thomas Aldridge, Crossroads; three granddaughters; a grandson; a brother, Dalco Kennedy, Bogalusa; four nieces, Jerry Ann Fornea, Varnado, Barbara Seal, Stateline, Doris Seal, Angie and Louise Camp, Angie; a nephew, Dalton Kennedy, Bogalusa.

Mrs. Sadie Boone Stewart
(Died Jan. 14, 2000)
BOGALUSA - Funeral services for Mrs. Sadie Boone Stewart, 84, a native of Varnado and a lifelong resident of Bogalusa, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today from the Brown-McGehee Funeral Home chapel, the Rev. Jim Shook, pastor of First Baptist Church of Varnado, officiating.
Burial will follow in Seal Cemetery in Varnado, Brown-McGehee Funeral Home directing.
Visitation was from 6-9 p.m. Saturday and continues after 8 a.m. today until the time of the services.
Mrs. Stewart died Jan. 14, 2000 at Columbia/Lakeview Medical Center in Covington.
Mrs. Stewart was a member of Varnado Missionary Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Lamar Stillwell; her second husband, Daulton Stewart; one sister, Ruby B. Robbins; one brother, Delos Boone, and her parents, James W. Boone and Ada C. Wheat Boone.
Survivors include a son and his wife, James and Cynthia Devon Stillwell, Deatsville, Ala.; a sister, Mrs. Ruth B. Carpenter, Decatur, Ala.; two grandchildren, Deborah Johnson and her husband, Kelly, Satsuma, Ala., and Leigh Ann Childree and her husband, Kenny, Deatsville, Ala.; four great-grandchildren, Amanda and Christopher Johnson, both residents of Satsuma, Ala., and Kacey and Brantley Childree, both residents of Deatsville, Ala.

Mr. Lewie Gates
(Died Jan. 14, 2000)
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Funeral services for Mr. Lewie Gates, 72, a native of Bogalusa and a resident of Glynn County, Ga. for the past 12 years, is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. today in the Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home chapel, Father Cletus Pifher officiating.
Burial, with full military honors, will follow in Palmetto Cemetery, Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home directing.
Visitation was from 7-9 p.m. Saturday.
Mr. Gates died Jan. 14, 2000 at Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center in Brunswick, Ga.
Mr. Gates came to Georgia 12 years ago from Gulfport, Miss. He was retired from the United States Air Force, serving in both the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Gates, Brunswick, Ga.; four daughters, Connie Fox, Gulfport, Miss., Carlene Kinstle, Debbie Smith and Darlene Guy, all residents of Brunswick, Ga.; three sons, Jimmy Gates, Saucier, Miss., and Johnny Gates and Larry Gates, both residents of Gulfport, Miss.; 22 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Active pallbearers will be Darren Fox, Derrick Fox, Bryant Powell, Michael Kinstle, Gary Sellers and Jason Bailes.
The family has suggested that those wishing to do so may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, Glynn County Union, P.O. Box 1040, Brunswick, Ga. 31521-1040.

Mrs. Peggy Sue Stafford
(Died Jan. 15, 2000)
BOGALUSA - Funeral services for Mrs. Peggy Sue Stafford, 57, a native and resident of Varnado, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at Southern Baptist Church of Varnado, the Rev. R.C. Branch officiating.
Burial will follow in the Seal Cemetery in Varnado, Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home directing.
Family visitation is from 5-5:30 p.m. today at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home. Regular visitation is from 5:30-9 p.m. today and continues from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.
Mrs. Stafford died Jan. 15, 2000 in the Washington-St. Tammany Regional Medical Center in Bogalusa.
Mrs. Stafford was preceded in death by her parents, Milous and Judy Seal, two sons, Johnnie and Brian Seal, a sister, Evelyn Bean, and a brother, Dewayne Seal.
She is survived by her husband, Lavon Stafford, Varnado; a daughter, Debbie Netherland and her fianc‚, Philip Doty, Bogalusa; a sister, Lexie Thomas, Bogalusa; two brothers, Leroy "Slick" Seal, Varnado, and Max Seal, Houma, La., two grandsons, Joey Netherland and Michael Doty.

Obituaries for January 17, 2000 
Zelda Payne
BOGALUSA - Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Zelda Payne, 41, who died today in LSU/Washington St. Tammany Regional Medical Center.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries for January 19, 2000 
Otzie Touchstone Powell
NATCHEZ - The funeral service for former Bogalusa resident Otzie Touchstone Powell, 96, is scheduled today at 3 p.m. in Westminster Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Ron Stoker officiating.
Visitation is being held from 1 p.m. until time of services.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Laird Funeral Homein charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church or charity of choice.
Mrs. Powell died Monday at Natchez Regional Medical Center.
She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and the Presbyterian Church Women, and the Natchez Adams Country Humane Society.
Preceded in death by a daughter, Bobbie P. Mayfield, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Stanley and Martie Powell, Shreveport; a son-in-law, Charles R. Mayfield, Natchez; granddaughters, Sharon Haney and Gayle Wibben, Shreveport, Janet Stairbime, Huntsville, AL and Roslyn Baker, Rogers, AR; grandsons, Chuck Mayfield, Natchez and Stan Powell, Shreveport; sisters, Fannie Hollifield, Laurel, Mattie Clark, Mobile, AL, Bertha Ainsworth, Taylorsville, MS; and 14 great grandchildren.

Obituaries for January 19, 2000 
Lelia Boone Kennedy
STATE LINE - The funeral service for Lelia Boone Kennedy, age 67, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow in the chapel of Crain Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerry Kennedy and the Rev. Dr. Wayne Cook will officiate, with interment following in the Briarwood Baptist Church Cemetery, State Line.
Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, continuing after 9 a.m. tomorrow until time for the final service.
Mrs. Kennedy died yesterday at 10:30 a.m. at her residence in State Line.
A member of the Briarwood Baptist Church, she was a devoted wife, mother, music teacher and church pianist for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer W. and Ollie Ellis Boone, and a brother, Stanley Boone.
She is survived by her husband, Charlie "Rastus" Kennedy, State Line; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David W. Kennedy, State Line and Kevin R. and Susan Kennedy, Bogalusa; two daughters and a son-in-law, Dana S. Froberg, Dallas, TX and Kathy M. and Bobby Polk, State Line; five brothers and spouses, Clyde W. and Lennie Boone, Carl and Carolyn Boone, all of Columbia, MS, Lawrence and Geraldine Boone, Varnado, Paul and Jean Boone, Bogalusa, Glenn A. and Jessie Merle Boone, Angie; four sisters and spouses, Hilda B. Seal, Angie, Maxine B. and Alton Tynes, Dorothy B. and Ford Kennedy, Stateline, Maureen B. and Robert Lee Hobgood, Tylertown, MS.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Obituaries for January 19, 2000 
Pamela Jean Johnson James
FRANKLINTON - The funeral service for Pamela Jean Johnson James, 49, will be held at 2 p.m.
Saturday at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Grayson, LA. The Rev. Alton Lee and the Rev. Robert C. Sheridan Jr. will officiate. Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. tomorrow at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Franklinton, followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m. at the Sweet Rest Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Mallory Callahan and the Rev. Jerome Warren officiating. Crain and Sons Funeral Home is in charge.
Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Bobby E. James Sr., Franklinton; her father, Morris Charles Johnson Sr., Columbia, LA; a daughter, Kaela N. James, Franklinton; three step-daughters, Beverly James, Cheryl James and Angela James, New Orleans; a step-son, Bobby E. James Jr., New Orleans; three sisters, Patricia Bradley, Lake Charles, Barbara Canada, Columbia, LA and Juanita Johnson, Baton Rouge; two brothers, Billy R. Johnson, Columbia, LA and Morris Charles Johnson Jr., Columbia, LA; 10 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Obituaries for January 19, 2000 
Maudie Knight Clancy
FRANKLINTON - The funeral service for Maudie Knight Clancy, age 66, is scheduled for 2 p.m.
Friday in the chapel of Crain Funeral Home. Dr. Gene Richards, Dr. John Robson and the Rev.
Rick Wood will officiate, with burial following in Ellis Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-10 p.m. tomorrow, continuing after 10 a.m. on Friday atthe funeral home until time for the final service.
Ms. Clancy, who died yesterday in Dixon Medical Center, Covington, was a retired district supervisor with Farmer's Home Administration where she worked for 30 years. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, Franklinton Garden Club and Quilter's Club.
Preceded in death by her parents, Otto Purcell and Ina Renfro Knight; two brothers, Otto Knight and L.C. Knight and a sister, Melba Hutsell, she is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Derry H. "Buddy" and Andria M. Clancy Jr., and David M. and Nicole S. Clancy, all of Eureka Springs, AR.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to Washington Parish Fair playground, P.O. Drawer 8, Franklinton, LA. 70438.

Obituaries for January 21, 2000 
Walter Washington
BOGALUSA - The funeral service for Walter Washington, 58, is scheduled for 2 p.m. tomorrow at New Triumph Baptist Church, the Rev. E.L. Powell officiating.
Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. today at Crain and Sons Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Bogalusa Cemetery.
Mr. Washington died Sunday in Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Covington.
He is a former resident of Angie.
He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Washington Sr. and a daughter, Pamela Washington.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Washington, Bogalusa; a son Tony Harris, Bogalusa; two daughters, Tennille Washington and Trini Holts, both of Bogalusa; his mother, Ms. Myrtle Williams, Bogalusa; three grandsons, Charis Moses, Bogalusa, Dominque Holts, Bogalusa and Tyran Washington, New Orleans; a granddaughter, Christine Washington, New Orleans; four brothers, Curtis Williams, Bogalusa, Garet Williams, Bogalusa, Terry Washington, New Orleans, Beaundx Washington, Dallas, TX; four sisters, Brenda (Willie) Blueford, Amite, Joyce Williams, Milwaukee, WI, Shellie Washington, Denver, CO and Onzle Williams, Bogalusa; a special friend, Joe Fields; a loving and caring mother-in-law, Mrs. Betty Harris, Bogalusa and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Obituaries for January 21, 2000 
Adrian H. McCarty
BOGALUSA - A memorial service for Adrian H. McCarty, 85, who died Wednesday at Rest Haven Living Center, will be held at a later date at the First Presbyterian Church.
Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Shannon Fairley, Bogalusa; a sister-in-law, Margaret Rogers, Bogalusa and numerous nieces and nephews.

Obituaries for January 25, 2000 
Magnolia "Maggie" Brown
BOGALUSA - The funeral service for Magnolia "Maggie" Brown, 83, a resident of 915 S. Royal St., Bogalusa, is scheduled for 1 p.m. tomorrow in Bogalusa, the Rev. Dr. Aaron Thompson officiating.
Burial will follow in Sweet Valley Cemetery in Hub, MS. Visitation is from 2-7 p.m. today at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa, followed by the family hour from 7-8 p.m. Mrs. Brown died Wednesday in the Bogalusa Community Medical Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hollis Brown; a daughter, Catherine Moore; and a son, Johnny Ray Brown.
Survivors include a daughter, Hollies Jean Preston, Bogalusa; a grandson, Derrick L. Preston, Bogalusa; a step-daughter, Clarissa James, Bogalusa; a sister, Nezie Vaught, St. Louis, MO; a brother, Leonard Mondy, Bogalusa; four grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Obituaries for January 25, 2000 
Mae Caves Barber
FRANKLINTON - The funeral service for Mae Caves Barber, 78, is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow in the chapel of Crain Funeral Home, the Rev. Leon Hickman and the Rev. Joey Miller officiating.
Burial will follow in the Springhill-Magee Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6-10 p.m. today at the funeral home and continues after 8 a.m. tomorrow until time for the final service.
Mrs. Barber died yesterday at her residence in Franklinton.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Wilmer Corkern and Louis Delon Barber; a son James C. Corkern; two brothers, James Caves and Bill Caves; and a sister Marcus Corkern.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Billy Ray and Ann Corkern, Franklinton; a daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and David Bateman, Franklinton; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.


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