Winn Baron Baum
Funeral services for Winn Baron Baum, 97, of Delhi, were held Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 in Hegwood Baptist Church in Epps with Rev. Joe Stroud officiating. Burial followed in Epps Cemetery under the direction of Gill First National Funeral of Winnsboro.
He was born to Jim and Lottie Taylor Baum on Sept. 15, 1912 in Alexandria and passed from this life Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe.
Mr. Baum was a member of Hegwood Baptist Church, Master Mason in Delhi Masonic Lodge #120, retired farmer and retired bus driver for Richland Parish Schools. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mattie Elizabeth Baum, and daughter Carol Ann Nielsen.
He is survived by two sons: Gerald Parker Baum of Gilbert, and Dennis Wynn Baum of Rayville, six grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Clayton Emery Baum, Gerald Parker Baum Jr., Bobby Meyers, Heath Meyers, Jesse Wayne Nielsen, Jonathan Rush Nielsen. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Oscar Johnston, Charles McPhearson, Dennis MePhearson, Donald Meyers, Glenn Meyers and John Nielsen.
Online condolences may be made at www.gillfirstnational.com.
Roy E. Day
Funeral services for Roy E. Day, 60, of Crowville, were held Friday, Oct. 2, 2009 at Gill Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Mosely officiating. Burial followed in Reagan cemetery in Baskin under the direction of Gill First National Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Mr. Day was born to the union of his parents Jessie and Myrtle Blackmon Day on Jan. 15, 1949 in Monroe, and passed from this life on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009 at Franklin Medical Center. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He is preceded in death by his parents: Jessie and Myrtle Day; two sisters: Christine Fife and Pauline Watson; and one brother: William"Billy" Day.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years: Mallisse William Day of Crowville; sons: Michael Day of Crowville, and Mark Day and wife Tasha Day of Hebert; grandchildren: Tyler Day, Kayla Smith, Abbie Day, Jesse Day, Ethan Day, Emberly Day, Harley Day, and Dustin Day; one brother: Jerry Day of Baskin; three sisters: Margie Payne of Baskin, Elizabeth Foy of Chase, and Catherine Watson of Laurel, Miss.; and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Ralph Guiterrez, Sean Killian, Hugh Lane Newsom, Wade Punchard, Josh Williams, Justin Williams, and Paul Williams.
Honorary pallbearers were Louis "Snooky" Curtis, Earl Punchard and Dennis Williams.
To sign guest book or send condolences please visit www.gillfirstnational.com.
Mrs. Dorothy Dearing, 74, a homemaker of Bastrop, passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, after a long illness. She was a loving mother and friend.
She is survived by a son, Lee Roy McLemore; special friend, Stella Allen; all special friends of Bond House.
A special thanks to Premier Hospice, LSU Medical Center of Shreveport; and Body and Soul Services.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Christ Church Cemetery, Bastrop under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Erin Fletcher, 32, of Baskin, were held at Reagan Cemetery on Monday, Oct. 5, 2009 with Bro. John Solloway and Victor Cheeks officiating. Burial was under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Ms. Fletcher was born April 18, 1977 in Monroe, and passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009 at her residence in Baskin. She was an office manager, and a member of the Jehovah's Witness faith.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Debs Fletcher Sr.; and maternal grandmother, Ruby Bryant.
Survivors include her parents: Debs Fletcher Jr. and Eva (Bryant) Fletcher of Baskin; two sisters: Jennifer Pitarro and husband Steve of Monroe, and Stacie Fletcher of Baskin; two nephews: Christopher and Matthew Pitarro of Monroe; grandmother, Leuraleen Fletcher of Baskin; and many cousins, family and friends.
The family would like to thank TLC Hospice and Dr. Tom Colvin for their care and concern during Erin's long illness. The family would also like to thank all of Erin's nurses, caregivers, friends, and neighbors for all of their love and support during her illness.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngscommunity.com.
Betty Jo Cardin Hayden
Funeral service for Betty Jo Cardin Hayden, 62, of Crowville, were held Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009 in Bethany Worship Center in Crowville with Rev. Ron Charrier, Rev. Beverly Spillers, and Rev. Larry Foster officiating. Burial followed in Legion Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Gill First National Funeral Home of Winnsboro.
She was born to Woodrow and Thelma Ashley Cardin on Dec. 13, 1946 in St. Joseph, and passed from this life Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009 in Franklin Medical Center.
Mrs. Hayden was preceded in death by her parents, infant son Jamie Hayden; husbands Jesse Hayden and James Hayden, and stepdaughter Lewanna Cardin.
She is survived by six children: J.W. Hayden and wife Pam of Newellton, Larry Hayden and wife Margaret of Mangham, Curtis Hayden of Newellton, Bobby Joe Hayden and wife Pepper of St. Joseph, Tammy Fussell and husband Virgil of Columbia, and Candy Huff and husband Gene of Crowville; seven siblings: Rosie Wempher of Newellton, Buddy Cardin of Vidalia, Johnny Cardin of Newellton, Ted Cardin of Tallulah, Wayne Cardin of Newellton, Ann Appeal of Newellton, Carol Higgins of Monticello, Ark.; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by seven stepchildren: Sussie Hayden of West Monroe, Russell Hayden of St. Joseph, John Hayden of Downsville, Joe Guree of Simsboro, Darrell Guree of Newellton, Jimmy Guree of Simsboro and James A. Guree of Crowley; 26 step-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
Her grandsons served as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be made at www.gillfirstnational.com.
Claude E. Lupo
Services for Mr. Claude E. Lupo, age 89 of Winnsboro, were at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009 in the Chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Winnsboro with Rev. Troy Long and Rev. Jason Lupo officiating. Burial followed in Providence Memorial Cemetery near Winnsboro under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Winnsboro.
Mr. Lupo graduated from Winnsboro High School. He attended University of Norma Oklahoma and L.S.U. Alexandria. He was licensed in real estate appraisal and insurance. He was a member of the V.F.W. and was a Marine in the Air Corp., Co. # 121, a Technical Sargent in World War II having been involved in heavy combat and was a guard for the Enola Gay. He was a farm equipment manager with Scott Truck and Tractor and John Deere Co., a Deacon in the First Baptist Church of Winnsboro and a member of Woodmen of the World. He was also a former member of the Rotary and Lions Club.
Mr. Lupo was preceded in death by his dad, James Monroe Lupo; mother: Margaret Martin Lupo; sisters and brothers: Hattie Favors, Kate Parker, Henry Lupo, Jack Lupo, Pete Lupo, James Marvin Lupo, and Sanders Lupo.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years: Arthemise Cuave Lupo; son: Don Lupo; daughter: Donna Lupo Edge and husband Jack; grandchildren: Scott Lupo, Renee Jimenez, Jason Lupo and wife Elizabeth, Gary Lupo and Shawn Lupo, great-grandchildren: Kennedy Jimenez, Mason Jimenez, and Tristen Jimenez: adopted sister: Eva Willard, seven nephews and five nieces.
Pallbearers were: Leo "Bub" Bruce, Bob Brooks, Bill Russell, Owen White, Jack Tucker, Elmer Lolley, Jerry Thomas and Joey Cordill.
Honorary pallbearers were Charles Varnado and Elmo Blackmon.
Online condolences may be made at www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com.
Christine Chevallier Shank
Mrs. Christine Chevallier Shank, 69, retired from the telephone company, and resident of Baskin, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at her residence.
Funeral arrangement are incomplete at this time under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home.
James David Davenport
Mr. James David Davenport, 75, a retired shrimp fisherman of Gilbert died Monday, September 28, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Davenport served in the U. S. Navy. He is survived by his wife Mary Davenport.
James Greg Stokes
Funeral services for James Greg Stokes, 37, a residential construction worker of Gilbert, were held Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro. Burial followed at Oakley Cemetery.
Mr. Stokes was born Oct. 8, 1971 and passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009.
He is survived by his mother, Cleo McCarta, and sister, Michelle Stokes, both of Gilbert; and brother, Larry E. Stokes Jr. of Maryland.