Pamela Griffing Fischer
Funeral service for Pamela Griffing Fischer of Mabelvale, Ark will be held today (Wednesday) at 1 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Mabelvale.
Mrs. Fischer died Saturday, June 28, 2008. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Asa R. Griffing and Margaret Magee Griffing of Winnsboro.
Mrs. Fischer was a professional seamstress and avid hobby seamstress. She was associated with the Southwest Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Mrs. Fischer was preceded in death by her father; and several aunts and uncles from the Winnsboro area.
Survivors include her husband of 30 years, John Fischer; son Patrick Collier, Mabelvale; her mother, Margaret Griffing, Clinton; sisters: Barbara Maxwell, Mabelvale, and Alcina Battenfield, Clinton; daughter, Monika Baldree, Lake Worth, Texas; son, Ricky Fischer, Benton; and three grandchildren.
To sign Mrs. Fischer's online guest book go to www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com.
Carole Ann Mejias
A private memorial service for Carole Ann Mejias, age 55, of Winnsboro, will be held at a later date under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Winnsboro.
Mrs. Mejias was born on Aug. 6, 1952 and passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2008. She was a retired nurse's aid.
Survivors include: sister: Betty Lou Sanders of Gilbert; brother: Emmett Floyd Presley of Winnsboro; several nieces and nephews
Doris 'June' Dooley
Funeral services for Doris "June" Dooley, 78, of Delhi will be held at Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home today (Wednesday), July 2, 2008 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Marion Collier officiating.
Interment will follow at Faith Memorial Cemetery, Delhi, under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Mrs. Dooley was born June 21, 1930 in Denver, Colo., and passed away Sunday, June 29, 2008 at Richardson Medical Center in Rayville. She was a resident of Delhi, a homemaker, and a member of the North Central Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, R.C. Dooley; father, Lynne Fletcher; mother, Mabel (Denton) Fletcher; brother, Thruman Fletcher; and four grandchildren.
Survivors include sons: Jimmy Dooley and wife Bonnie, Delhi; Michael Dooley, Birmingham, Ala.; daughters: Sherry (Dooley) Worthy, Vicksburg, Miss.; Cheryl (Dooley) Golsby, Winnsboro; Alice D. Ward and husband Charles, Winnsboro; brothers: John Fletcher and wife, Judy, Arvada, Colo.; Danny Fletcher and wife, Fran, Dallas, Texas; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Pallbearers will be her children Jimmy Dooley, Michael Dooley, Cheryl D. Golsby, Alice D. Ward, grandson John Crumpler, and son-in-law, Charles Edward Ward.
The family will receive friends at Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2008.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngscommunity.com.
Larry Wayne Hammons
Larry Wayne Hammons, 55, of Delhi passed from this world to a far better place on Saturday, June 21, 2008 after a lenghty illness.
He will not have to suffer anymore. He is in the arms of God and his mother for whom he has loned for a very long time.
Larry was born January 5, 1953 and lived in Franklin Parish all of his life. He was a christian and a lifetime member of Lamar Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School for many years. He was a great husband, father, brother and friend. Larry never met a stranger and treated everyone with kindness. Larry graduated from Crowville High School and ULM. He worked as a Social Worker for the State of LA for over 23 years and several years for the Franklin Parish Sherriff's Office.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents, Arhwee and Audie Hammons; brothers-in-law, Frankie Loftin, Randy Griffing, Walt Davis, Pete Robertson, Carey Stevens and August Pekar; sister-in-law Marcia Hammons; niece Brandi Hammons Williams and great nephew Steven Doyle Hough.
Larry is survived by his wife of 33 years, Patsy of Delhi; son Benjamin Hammons of Delhi; daughter Sarah Hammons Barmore and husband Ben of Rayville; two precious granddaughters, Abigail Grace and Mary Elizabeth Barmore.
He is also survived by three brothers, Douglas Hammons and wife Carolyn of Crowville, Buster and Billy Earl Hammons both of Delhi; four sisters, Carolynn Franks and husband J.N., Nell Pennebaker and husband Penny, and Joan Loftin all of Delhi and Mary Griffing of Bossier and by many sisters and brothers-in-law along with a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 23, 2008 at Lamar Baptist Church with Rev. Marion Collier, Rev. Jason Lupo and Rev. Buck Curry officiating.
Burial followed in the Crowville Masonic Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home of Delhi.
Pallbearers were Little Holloway, Donny Bland, J. N. Franks, Tommy Lupo, Kenneth Peters, Penny Pennebaker, Jerry Pierce, Paul Thornhill and Lance Pankey.
The family would like to thank Dr. Albritton and Delhi Hospital; Renae Fletcher and Charlyn Rehab and Nursing Center; Anna Thomas and Crossroads Hospice for their care and patience.
Any planned memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
To leave a message of condolence to the family please visit our web site at www.coxfuneral.com.
Deborah Kay Johnson
Funeral services for Deborah Kay Johnson, 55, of Wisner, were held Sunday, June 29, 2008 at First Baptist Church Wisner with Rev. Thomas Peoples officiating. Burial followed in South Central Cemetery under the direction of Gill First National Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Mrs. Johnson was born to the union of her parents Willie and Wilma Aymond Whittington on June 24, 1953 in Wisner, and passed from this life on Friday, June 27, 2008. She was a member of Wisner First Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother: Jessie Whittington.
She is survived by her spouse: Louis Earl Sproles; son: Wesley Johnson; daughter: Wendy Oliver; and two grandchildren: Dareal Webb and Bryton Johnson all of Wisner.
To sign guest book or send condolences please visit www.gillfirstnational.com.
Funeral arrangements for Darlene Turnage, 72, of Baskin are incomplete, under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home, Winnsboro.
Mrs. Turnage, a retired post office worker, died Monday, June 20, 2008 at Natchez Regional Memorial Hospital.