Charles Peachy Davis
Funeral services for Charles Peachy Davis, 76, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at the chapel of Gill First National Funeral Home with the Revs. T. J. Boyd and Leon Ward officiating. Interment will follow at Myrtle Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Davis, a resident of Winnsboro, was born on December 23, 1933 and died on Sunday, September 5, 2010 at Franklin Medical Center. He was retired with oilfield construction and a member of South Central Baptist Church and a Mason.
He is preceded in death by his parents Fraim and Josephine Tyler Davis, sisters Helen Davis Strickland and Inez Sanderson.
Survivors include his wife Elaine Williams Davis of Winnsboro; children: Dewana Bennett and husband Don, Madelon Davis, Greg Chunk Davis and wife Stacy all of Winnsboro, Jerry Glen Davis and wife Penny of Sicily Island; grandchildren: Ben Denny, Christina Hardwick, Haven Blackmon, Greg Davis Jr., Brandon Davis, Callie Davis, Miranda Davis, Mallore Davis; three great-grandchildren; sisters: Dorothy Lee Sturdivant of Swampers, Bobby Jo Walker of Crowville, Bonita Ann Duncan of Palm Bay, Florida; brother J. F. Davis of Winnsboro; loving friend Marquerite Roberts of Wisner; also survived by a host of neices and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Ben Denny, Greg Davis Jr., Brandon Davis, Travis Blackmon, Michael Hardwick, Eric Davis, and Gary Davis.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Ray Cureington, David Deblieux, Louis Robinson, A-boy Sturdivant and Barry VanMatre
Online guest book at www.gillfirstnational.com.
Linda E. Doyle
Funeral services for Linda E. Doyle, 51, of Winnsboro were held Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010 at Truelight Baptist Church with the Rev. Herman Harris officiating. Burial followed at Morning Star Cemetery, under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home, Winnsboro.
Ms. Doyle died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, at her home in Dallas, Texas.
She is survived by her father, Vernon Doyle; two sisters: Brenda Doyle and Deborah Doyle.
Pallbearers were Lonnie Ignont, Glenn McCattry, Latron White, Tony Collins, Andrew Ignont and Clarence Doyle.
Ruth Jones Fletcher
Funeral services for Ruth Jones Fletcher, 91, of West Monroe, were held at Jigger Apostolic Church on Sunday, September 5, 2010 at with Rev. Hurby Hitt and Rev. Virgil Harris officiating. Burial followed at Providence Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Mrs. Ruth Jones Fletcher was born November 3, 1918 in Anderson, Ind., and passed away Thursday, September 2, 2010 at Franklin Medical Center in Winnsboro.
Mrs. Fletcher was a resident of West Monroe, formerly of Jigger. She was a homemaker, a farmer, a manager of a restaurant, and she loved to cater food. She was a member of the Jigger Apostolic Church.
She was preceded in death by husband, Harvis D. Jones; second husband, Vester Fletcher; father, Joseph Massey, mother, Lillie (Barrett) Massey; two sons: David Jones and V.J. Jones; five brothers: George Massey, Paul Massey, Clyde Massey, Buddy Massey, Joe Massey Jr.; two granddaughters: Rhonda Jones and Sandra Gravelle; grandson: Kenneth Cato; great-grandson: Joshua Cato; two great-granddaughters: Stormi Gravelle and Serenitee Cato.
Survivors include three sons: Ike Jones of Wisner, Edward Jones and wife Peggy of West Monroe, Milton Jones and wife Elaine of Milton, Ga.; two daughters: Pauline Roberts and husband Lloyd of Wisner, Jeanette Haynes and husband Daryl of Spring Hill, La.; two sisters: Helen Nestle and husband Charles of Fort Myres, Fla.; Jean Sims and husband Jerry of Arkansas; two daughters-in-law: Ann Jones and Joyce Jones; 30 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren, and 52 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Pallbearers were grandsons: David Jones, Jamie Jones, Mike Jones, Donnie Jones, Todd Roberts, and Louis Jones.
Honorary pallbearers were Randy Jones, Rusty Jones, Mitchell Jones, Dewayne Jones, Mark Jones, Frankie Cato, Johnny Cato, Chuck Cato, and Danny Roberts.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngscommunity.com.
Rebecca Chambers Jones
Funeral services for Rebecca Chambers Jones, 74, of Winnsboro were held Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010 at Cuba Baptist Church with the Rev. Eddie McFarland officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jones, a housewife, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010.
Survivors include daughters: Juanita Frank, Dorothy Washington, Eliza Hoard, Catherine Hawkins; sons; Jessie Jr., Walter Jr., James, Charles, Michael and Jessie Jr.; sisters: Eliza Matthews, Hannah Brown, Caldonia Bailey, Georgia Fleming, Leola Blackson, and Ida Rayford; brothers: William Chambers, Firk Chambers, Henry Chambers and Willie Chambers; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Cedric Brown, Stanley Brown, Willie James Brown, Daryl Hoard, Patrick Holston, and Edgar Rayford.
Funeral services for Celeste McCarty, 78, of Winnsboro will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at Cuba Baptist Church with the Rev. Eddie McFarland officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home.
Mrs. McCarty, a school janitor, died Friday, Sept. 3, 2010 at Cornerstone Hospital in West Monroe.
She is survived by her daughters: Ollie Ross, Francis Ross and Sarah McCarty, all of Winnsboro; and Lucinda Coleman of Georgetown, Texas; son, Bennie McCarty, Winnsboro; 20 grandchildren and 80 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Arthur Ross Jr., Shedrick Ross, Tedrick Ross, Orlando Ross Sr., Offis Quincy, Kenneth Brass, Fredrick Brass, Keith McCarty, Kelvin McCarty and Gervin McCarty.
Bernice Rushing McKeithen
A celebration of the life of Bernice Rushing McKeithen, 81, was held at 2 p.m. on Sept 7, 2010, at Baskin Baptist Church with the Rev. Marion Spence and Rev. Buford Brady officiating. Interment was at the Coax Cemetery under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home.
Mrs. McKeithen was born April 3, 1929 in Winnsboro, and passed from this life into the arms of her Heavenly Father on Sunday, Sept 5, 2010 at Glenwood Hospital in West Monroe. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emmet Henry Rushing and Reda McManus Rushing; her brother, Troy Emmett Rushing, and her grandson, Matthew Lane Elrod.
Survivors include her loving husband of 63 years, Alton McKeithen; three children, Alton Landel McKeithen and wife Robbie of Mangham; Donnis Banks and husband, Larry of Winnsboro; and Kathleen Elrod of Baskin; a sister, Pauline Rushing Anthony of Monroe; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Rushing of Shreveport; six grandchildren: Jesse Bryan Banks, Michael Alton Banks, Michaela DeLane Banks, and Harley Marie Banks; Jon Paul Elrod and Timothy Dawson Elrod; seven great-grandchildren: Chelsea, Sarah Kathryn, Joshua and Jeremiah Banks; Dustin Elrod; Katelann and Kirstin Elrod and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Pallbearers were grandsons, Bryan and Michael Banks, Paul and Timmy Elrod; great grandson, Dustin Elrod; R. L. Garner, Paul Rushing and Larry Jackson.
Honorary Pallbearers were Tony Jackson, Buster Williamson and Kenny Banks.
Ruth Marshall Wimberley
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Marshall Wimberley, 99, of Winnsboro were held Sunday at Life Church with the Revs. Kevin Bates and George Bates officiating. Burial followed at Crowville Masonic Cemetery under the direction of Gill First National Funeral Home Winnsboro.
Mrs. Wimberley was born on September 28, 1910 in the Lone Pine Community near Crowville and died on Thursday, September 2, 2010 at her residence.
She was a homemaker, a resident of Franklin Parish and a member of Life Church.
She is preceded in death by her first husband Louis Marshall and second husband Hillard Wimberley; also by her parents: William and Ida Leonora Rolen Parker; four brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include her daughters: Johnnie Sorey of Rayville and Audrey Tucker of Winnsboro; sons: James Marshall and Billy Marshall both of Crowville; also survived by 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren; and a host of neices and nephews.
Pallbearers were Jack Dailey, Phillip Douget, Robert Firnberg, Bradley Marshall, Jay Marshall, John Sadler, Gordon Sorey and Kyle Takewell.
Memorials may be made to Life Church Building Fund, Post Office Box 34, Winnsboro, LA 71295.
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