Mrs. Edna Mann, 90, of Hamburg, died Sunday, May 2, 2010 in Winnsboro. Mrs. Mann was a native of Paris, Texas and a resident of Hamburg, Arkansas for the past 45 years. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Floyd "Boxy" Mann in 1998; an infant son, Clarence Mann and her parents, Nina and John White Davis.
She is survived by three sons, Roger Veazey of Winnsboro; Bud and Kenneth Veazey both of Bastrop; two daughters, Lena Marriott and Jeanette Bonner both of Euless, Texas; 11grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services and burial will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, in the Eden Cemetery in Hamburg, Arkansas. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg. Online guest book at www.jones-hartshorn.com.
Huey P. Stephens
Funeral services for Huey P. Stephens, 82, of Wisner, were held at First Baptist Church, Wisner on Friday, April 30, 2010, with Rev. Thomas Peoples officiating. Burial followed at South Central Cemetery under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Mr. Stephens was born Sept. 23, 1927 in Wisner, and passed away Monday, April 26, 2010 at Franklin Medical Center in Winnsboro. He was a farmer of Wisner and a retired school bus driver with Franklin Parish School Board. Huey was a Master Mason in the TB Gilbert Lodge of Wisner. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wisner where he was a member of the Andrew Sunday School Class and he served as deacon. Huey had been a mechanic for a few years and had farmed all of his life. He enjoyed playing music with friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Washington Stephens; mother, Celie (Emfinger) Stephens; five brothers: J.W. Stephens, Vernon Stephens, R. W. Stephens, Grady Stephens Sr., Elvie Thornhill; six sisters: Lessie Wactor, Cytia Hartzog, Bertha Ezell, Julia Wilson, Gladys Farrar, and Eunice Rayborn.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years: Dorothy Calvitt Stephens of Wisner; son, Ronald Wayne Stephens and wife Patti Paige of Colorado; grandson, Christopher Paul Stephens of Littleton, Colo.; a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Pallbearers were Grady Stephens, Harold Stephens, Tom Kerrigan, Jesse Young, Richard Stephens, Paul Ray Jones, Keith Priest, and grandson, Chris Stephens.
Honorary Pallbearers were Deacons of First Baptist Church, Wisner.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngscommunity.com.
Lloyd O. Torrey
Funeral services for Lloyd O. Torrey, 78, were held Friday April 30, 2010 at the chapel of Gill First National Funeral Home with Revs. Johnny Hankins, Kent Nugent and Paul Perry officiating. Burial followed at Coax Cemetery.
Mr. Torrey was born on March 24, 1932 at Winnsboro, and died on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at his residence. He was a retired farmer, a member of First United Methodist Church Winnsboro, and served with the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
He is preceded in death by his parents Rudy Ralph and Thelma Garner Torrey; and his first wife Diane Holloway Torrey.
Survivors include his wife Bonnie J. Torrey of Winnsboro; children Debora Allen and husband Mark, Karla Emfinger and husband Johnny, all of Winnsboro; step-children Mike Wallace and wife Janet, of Denham Springs, Sissy Hebert and husband Skip of Brusly; grandchildren and step-grandchildren: Cody and Jordy Allen, Tori Emfinger, Ryan Emfinger, Becca Emfinger, Jennifer and Joey Hebert, Carrie, Adam, Jason and Jana Wallace, Chris and Tish Carpenter; step-great-grandchildren: Noah and Logan Hebert, Matthew "Fiddles Sticks" Gomez, Colton and Ryley Emfinger, Victoria, Nicholas aand Christopher Carpenter; also his beloved pet Buster.
Pallbearers were Byron Garner, Top Garner, Larry Jackson, Arthur Johnson, Mike Wallace and Carl Williams. Honorary pallbearers were Men's Sunday School Class of First United Methodist Church.
Online guest register book at www.gillfirstnational.com.