Ouida Marjorie Dozier
Mrs. Ouida Marjorie Dozier, 88, a resident of Crowville and registered nurse, died Monday, June 28, 2010 at Franklin Medical Center.
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 3, 2010 at First Baptist Church Crowville, with burial at Crowville Masonic Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday, July 2, from 5-8 p.m. at Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home, Winnsboro.
Edna Madge Maynor Hatton
Mrs. Edna Madge Maynor Hatton, 96, of Liddieville, La. passed away early morning of Friday, June 25, 2010 after a short illness. She was born on January 15, 1914 in Washington Parish, Louisiana. In 1919 her family moved to the Winnsboro area. She lived with her parents and siblings on a small farm in the Midway/Sardis Community west of Winnsboro. After graduating from Winnsboro High School in 1931, she worked as a saleslady in several dry good establishments in Winnsboro. Mrs. Edna, as she was known to many, married W. A. Hatton in 1938, and they established a home in Liddieville. She lived in the same home until her death.
On August 1, 1940, she was employed as Deputy Registrar of Voters for Franklin Parish at the salary of $ 50 a month. She was later recommended and commissioned as Registrar of Voters in 1942 upon the death of the previous registrar, Melvin Stout. She remained in that position for 65 years and 8 months until her retirement in 2006. According to Mrs. Edna, "The work involved a great deal of responsibility and held many challenges. I always tried to conduct the office in an honorable and business like way letting no one influence me to do anything contrary to the rules and laws of the office."
In her personal life, she was long time member of Beouf River Baptist Church; she was a member of the Extension Service Home Demonstration Club in earlier years. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Owen and Laura Jean Sheppard Maynor. Her husband of over 50 years W. A. Hatton, preceded her in death in 1991. Her sisters, Ida Nell keys, Auba Mae McCain and Laura Loraine Miller also preceded her.
She is survived by her only child Evelyn H. Good and husband Glenn E. Good of Arkadelphia, Ark. and of Liddieville. She is also survived by a brother, Lester Maynor; nieces, Bettie Ann McCain Ross, Barbara Miller Rice, Irma Miller Morace, Glenda Maynor Littleton, Kathleen Maynor Erwin, Opal Keyes Smith; and a nephew, Robert Maynor. She was cared for by wonderful ladies: Nancy Johnson, Jolene Brown, Tana Orten, Jessie Townsend and Beth Stephens.
Funeral services were held Sunday June 27, 2010 at the chapel of Gill First National Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Perry officiating. Burial followed at Ogden Cemetery.
The Maynor-Hatton Scholarship Fund has been established to honor Mrs. Edna and Laura Maynor, her mother. The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to this scholarship fund at Henderson State University Foundation, Henderson State University, and Arkadelphia, AR 71923 or to a charity of your choice.
Jewel Hill Jr.
Funeral services for Jewel Hill Jr., 85, of Gilbert, will be held at Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Bobby Arnold and Rev. Rex Barker officiating. Burial will follow at South Central Cemetery under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Jewel Hill Jr. was born August 23, 1924 in Crowville, and passed away Sunday, June 27, 2010 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe. He was a resident of Gilbert and retired from the LA Dept. of Transportation. He was also a cotton farmer, a member of FFA and many hunting clubs.
He served in the U.S. Army in Europe during WWII.
He was preceded in death by his father, Virgil Carroll Hill; mother, Ivie (Robinson) Hill; two brothers: Warren Hill and Dennis Hill; sister, Gladys Hill Homewood.
Survivors include his wife, Rubye Mae (Guthrie) Hill of Gilbert; 12 children: Rogers Hill and wife Penny of Gilbert, Ronnie Hill and wife Carol of Roseville, Calif., Stephen Hill of Gilbert, Freida Kughn and husband Chuck of Lafayette, Marilyn Hill of Gilbert, Sue DeLandre and husband Jack of PA, Diane Rushing of Jigger, Charlotte Landry and husband Zeke of Wisner, Brenda Gail Rushing of Raceland, La., Pamela Farve and husband Randolph of Vacherie, La., Donna Graham and husband Ronnie of Wisner, Carla Hemphill and husband Joe of Wisner; brother, Cordell Hill and wife Valerie of Gilbert; special aunt, Myrtle Holloway of Wisner; 21 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren; and a host of special nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Joe Hemphill, Daniel Landry, Bryan Hill, Cammie Landry, Jeffery Hill, and Shayne Taunton.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Douglas Hill, Frank Hill, Jim Woodruff, and Joel Taunton.
The family will receive friends at Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, 2010.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngscommunity.com.
Funeral services for Glena Jordan, 77, of Winnsboro, were held at Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home on Monday, June 28, 2010, with Rev. Hurby Hitt and Rev. Dewayne Butler officiating. Interment will follow at Jigger Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Mrs. Jordan was born March 23, 1933 in Jigger, La. and passed away Friday, June 25, 2010 at her residence in Jigger. She was a retired Fort Necessity School cafeteria manager. She found much enjoyment in her candlemaking business, Glena's Candles.
She was preceded in brothers: Cloyce Cupp, Raymond Cupp, and Merlin Cupp; two sisters: Pauline Sisk and Louise McKenney.
Survivors include her husband, Jack Jordan of Jigger; two sons: Mike Jordan of Winnsboro, and Jackie Jordan and wife Janice of Liddiville; four daughters: Shirley Graves and husband Shelby of Wisner, Donna Roark of Chase, Kay Erskin and husband Joey of Dickson, Tenn., and Julie Jordan of Monroe; brother, Marvin Cupp of Kilgore, Texas; two sisters: Roberta Housden and husband Jimmy of Kilgore, Texas; and Velda Hudson of Carlsbad, NM; 16 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was survived by a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
Pallbearers were Cam Hitt, Coy Hitt, Danny Wayne Posey, Doug Foy, Rodney Jordan, and Byron Jordan. Honorary pallbearer was Wayne Smith.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngscommunity.com.
Nita Faye Cooper Maynor
Services were held Monday to 2 p.m. at Mulhearn Funeral Chapel in Winnsboro, Louisiana for Nita Faye Cooper Maynor with Rev. Troy J. Dennard officiating. Interment followed at Providence Memorial Cemetery, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home in Winnsboro, LA.
Nita Faye was born on February 17, 1933 in Sicily Island to Robert E. "Buster" Cooper and Oleta Newsom Cooper. Buster had moved to Sicily Island from Goss, Mississippi where he met and married Oleta. Nita Faye was the eldest of three children. Her sister and best friend, Willie Mae Cooper Fisher resides in Lake Providence. The youngest of their family, brother, Bobby Ray Cooper and wife, Millie, live in Oak Grove, Louisiana.
J. Lester Maynor married the love of his life when she was only a sweet 15 years old. For the past 61 years, she and Lester have been devoted to each other and their three children, six grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. In 1963, they built their home on the original Maynor property on Liddieville Road. It was there that Nita Faye enjoyed working in her flowers, crocheting, visiting with friends, and cooking delicious chocolate pies for Lester and for every family holiday dinner.
Nita Faye was a member of Temple Baptist church and kept Christ in her heart and deeds, even after illness prevented her from attending services. She witnessed for Christ through her devotion and generosity to family and friends.
Nita's family is her legacy. Her first born, Glenda Faye Maynor Littleton, and husband, Thomas resides in Bastrop. Their daughter Angela Littleton Jaggers, husband Marvin, and children Chelsea and Maverick live nearby. Melissa Littleton Gallagher, husband Tommy and children Micheal, Matthew, and Megan make their home in Ruston. The youngest daughter, Kathleen Maynor Erwin, and husband Aaron make their residence in Cornersville, Tennessee. Her daughter, Alicia, husband Danny and children Avery, Laurel, and Talon reside in Murfreesboro, TN. Nita Faye's son, Robert, has made Hebert, Louisiana his home. His son, Michael, wife Bambi and children Rayven and Phoenix also live nearby in Hebert. Katie, the youngest grandchild has three children, Lauren, Kenneth, and Justin.
Nita Faye is preceded in death by her parents, Robert E. "Buster" Cooper and Oleta Cooper, and by her oldest grandson, Damon Christopher Adams.
She is survived and ever loved by her lifelong companion, Lester Maynor, children Glenda, Kathleen, and Robert, grandchildren Angela, Melissa, Alicia, Michael, and Katie, great-grandchildren Chelsea, Maverick, Micheal, Matthew, Megan, Avery, Laurel, Talon, Rayven, Phoenix, Lauren, Kenneth, and Justin, and nine nieces and for nephews.
Nita Faye had a host of special friends that will forever remember her.
Pallbearers will be Marvin Jaggers, Tommy Gallagher, Michael Maynor, Danny Enroth, Glenn Good, and Jimmy Ross.
Online registry/condolences at www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com.
Mack Henry Rollins
Funeral services for Mack Henry Rollins, 88, of Chicago, were held in Harvey, Illinois, with burial at Abraham Lincoln Veteran's Cemetery in Ellwood.
Mr. Rollins passed away Saturday, May 8, 2010. He was born Jan. 3, 1922 in Winnsboro. He was preceded in death by his parents Isabelle and Ike Rollins; brothers: Roosevelt, Ephron, Willie, and Charles; sisters: Mary, Lucille, and Rosa Nell. He served in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant during World War II. On Dec. 31, 1946 he married the former Lura Avery and moved to Chicago, where he was employed by International Harvester as an electrician and retired in 1982 after over 50 years of service.
Survivors include his wife of over 60 years Lura Avery Rollins; one son Harold Vernell Rollins, Chicago; and one grandson, Ratai H. Rollins, Los Angeles, Calif.; brothers: Jessie Rollins, Markham, Ill.; Isaac Rollins, Port Arthur, Texas; sisters: Gussie Wheatley, Norfolk, Va.; Martha Cameron, Winnsboro; and a host of other relatives.