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Funeral services for Jesse Brawhaw, 77, of Wisner were held Monday at Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Winnsboro with the Rev. Rayford Oliver officiating.
Burial followed at Oakley Cemetery under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home, Winnsboro.
Mr. Brawhaw died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008 at Franklin Medical Center.
Survivors include a son, Jesse Brawhaw, Winnsboro; sister, Mary Williams, Las Vegas, Nev.; brothers: Amos Brawhaw, Monroe; Willie Brawhaw, Gilbert; Joseph Brawhaw, Wisner; Anthony Brawhaw, Dallas, Texas; Allen Brawhaw, Las Vegas; Hosea Brawhaw, Arlington, Texas.
Brothers and nephews served as pallbearers.
Funeral services for Orlea Carloss, 80, of Wisner were held Saturday at Holly Grove Baptist Church, Wisner with the Rev. Nolan Mock officiating.
Burial followed at the church cemetery under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home of Winnsboro.
Mrs. Carloss, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008 at Medical City Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
Survivors include her sons: Samuel Carloss III, Fayetteville, Miss.; Sylvester Carloss, Monroe; daughters: Annie M. Hines, Balch Springs, Texas; Eva Powell and Mary Ann Norman, both of Garland, Texas; Delois C. Lee, Baker, La.; Dorothy Carloss and Barbara Carloss, both of Houston; Janet Carloss, Beatrice Carloss and Patricia Carloss, all of Baton Rouge; sisters: Oneida M. Lewis, Monroe; Etta R. Harris and Jeanette Green, both of Clayton; brothers, Sylvester Hilliard, Waterproof; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Esodore Green, Walter Hilliard, Jerome Green, Ambrose Norman, Mack Lewis and Ray Lewis.
Funeral services for Walter Jones Sr., 76, of Winnsboro were held Saturday at Augusta Baptist Church, Winnsboro, with the Rev. Ike Byrd officiating.
Burial followed at State Place Cemetery, Gilbert, under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home, Winnsboro.
Mr. Jones died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at St. Joseph Nursing Home in Monroe.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Jones, Winnsboro; sons: David Crockett, Toledo, Ohio; Jessie Chambers, Walter Jones Jr. and James E. Jones, all of Monroe; Charles Chambers, Winnsboro; Michael W. Jones, Atlanta, Ga.; Jessie Chambers, Dallas, Texas; daughters: Juanita Frank and Dorothy J. Washington, both of Monroe; Eliza Hoard, Bossier City, La.; Catherine Hawkins, The Colony, Texas; step mother, Bessie Jones, Monroe; sisters: Lula Ward, Detroit, Mich.; Shirley Hooks, Las Vegas, Nev.; Marilyn Marshall, Dallas, Texas; and Judy Shelley, Winnsboro; brothers: Charlie Jones, Carey Jones, Jerry Jones, all of Winnsboro; Willie Jones, Las Vegas, Nev.; Erwin Jones of Idaho; 30 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearer were Charles Chambers, Jessie Chambers Sr., Jessie Chambers Jr., David Crockett, Michael Hawkins, Darryl Hoard, Michael Hoard Sr., James Jones, Michael W. Jones, and Walter Jones Jr.
Funeral services for John Norwood, 94, of Winnsboro were held Saturday at Second Baptist Church, Winnsboro with the Rev. Deaque Fields officiating.
Burial followed at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home, Winnsboro.
Mr. Norwood, a retired farmer, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008 at Charlyn Rehab and Nursing Home in Winnsboro.
Survivors include his wife Leeira Norwood, Winnsboro; sons: Leo Norwood, Mayfield, Illinois; Raymond Norwood, Detroit, Mich.; daughters: Ora Swinney and Evon Woods, both of Detroit; sister, Maggie Gordon, Lake Charles; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Dwayne Phelps, Ervin Norwood, Bruce Norwood, Alfonso Norwood, Shun Norwood and Clyde Woods.
B. Norman Brown, MD
Funeral services for B. Norman Brown MD, 63, of Winnsboro, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008 at New Zion Baptist Church near Winnsboro with Rev. Tommy Basco officiating. Services are under the direction of Gill First National Funeral Home in Winnsboro. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Dr. Brown was the only child of Davis Brown and Wilma Arlene Brown in Charitin, Iowa on July 25, 1945, and he passed from this life on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008 in St. Francis Medical in Monroe.
He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church where he loved to sing in the church choir. He served the Gideon International as State Membership Coordinator. In his local Winnsboro Gideon Camp he served as Past President and was the current Secretary.
He attended the University of Iowa, graduatiing in 1967 Phi Beta Kappa with a B.S. in Chemistry. Dr. Brown attended Stanford Medical School graduating in 1972 and completed his medical residence in San Diego, Calif. in 1978.
He was a Major in the U.S. Army where he served as a flight surgeon. He moved to Las Vegas in 1980 and founded a private practice in general surgery where remained in practice until 1994. He was a member of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Brown held various offices in Hospital Leadership and was a member of the Clark County Medical Society. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Dr. Brown is survived by his daughter: Cherin Aquilar and husband John of San Diego, Calif.; son: Peter Brown of Moorpark, Calif.; a special friend Jenni Mobley and her daughter Lindsay Crymes both of Winnsboro; two grandchildren: Nicholas and Jacob Aguilar. His family also consists of his brother's in Christ which make up the Gideon International and especially those in the Winnsboro Camp.
Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons of New Zion Baptist Church and his fellow Gideon's.
To sign guest book or send condolences please visit gillfirstnational.com.
Walter Ramsey Myers Sr.
Funeral services for Walter Ramsey Myers Sr., 83, of Sicily Island were held at First Baptist Church of Sicily Island on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, with Bro. James Gass and Bro. Ken Hoots officiating.
Interment followed at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday.
Mr. Myers was born Oct. 14, 1924 in Eddiceton, Miss., and passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 at Franklin Medical Center. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for the Department of Transportation for 32 years. Mr. Myers was a member of First Baptist Church of Sicily Island. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He came to Louisiana in 1945 but always considered Mississippi his home. He was in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1950 and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Myers was preceded in death by his father, John Myers Sr.; mother Retha Wallace Myers; son, Danny Myers; sister, Gertrude Cabarac; and brother, John Myers Jr.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Annie Louise Daniel Myers of Sicily Island; daughters: Cecilia Myers Hoffman, Ferriday; Johnnye Mae Myers Grubbs and husband Mitchell of West Monroe; daughter-in-law, Alberta Myers; son, Walter Myers Jr. and wife Jackie of Sicily Island; sister, Ruby Myers Davis, Natchez, Miss.; brother, Willie George Myers and wife Maureen of Grand Rapides, Mich.; grandchildren: Tish Budemer, Standley Myers, both of Sicily Island; Matthew Myers and wife Leanne of Clayton; Wendy LeRay, Sicily Island; Nancy Bicker and husband Jonathan of San Antonio, Texas; Mitch Grubbs and wife Christie, Bossier City; Chad Grubbs, West Monroe; great-grandchildren: Khai Dang of Walker, La.; Jacob and Anna Myers, Clayton; Breanna and Krystal LeRay, and Will Budemer, all of Sicily Island.
Pallbearers were Chad Grubbs, Mitch Grubbs, Matthew Myers, Standley Myers, Dallas Batey Jr. and Roger Carter.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngsfh.com.
James Neal Ward Sr.
Funeral services for James Neal Ward Sr. 74, of Crowville, were held Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008 at Crowville First Baptist Church with Rev. Marion Collier and Rev. Keith Dowden officiating, under the direction of Gill First National Funeral Home of Winnsboro. Internment followed in Crowville Masonic Cemetery.
Mr. Ward was born to the union of his parents Truley and Hazel Collier Ward on June 9, 1934 in Crowville, and passed from this life on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe. He was a member of Crowville First Baptist Church. His wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the love of his life. After his family he had a love for his cats and dogs and let's not forget fishing. He is preceded in death by his parents; and son-in-law: Gary Dallas.
Mr. Ward is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lannie Moore Ward of Crowville; five children: Jannie Greer and husband Ralph of Crowville; Sue Ward and Keith Robinson of Crowville; Terry Peeler and husband Michael of Falkner, Miss.; James Neal "Jimmy" Ward Jr. of Crowville; and Lori Bennett and husband Kelly of Winnsboro; one brother: Charles E. Ward and wife Alice of Winnsboro; one sister: Patsy Neilsen of Crowville; one uncle: Harold Ward and wife Hazel of Crowville; one aunt: Bessie Gallman of Winnsboro; 12 grandchildren: Shanon Burge and husband Shane; Chris Greer and wife Amber; Nick Greer and wife Summer; Lydia deJong and husband Lee; Terrill Sturdivant; Kayla Pepper; Amy Bass and husband James; Shari Breithaupt and husband Jay; Malcolm Ward; Casey Johnson and husband Michael; Kelly Neal Hickingbottom; and Cary Hickingbottom; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends,
Pallbearers were Gordon Raley, Rocky Dale Williams, Dalton Wright, Donnie Wright, Nolan Comeaux and Lynn Cassidy.
Honorary pallbearers were Billy Wayne Wright, Wade Wright, Jr. Carson and L. T. McVay.
To sign guest book and send condolences please visit www.gillfirstnational.com.