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Erva Flo Sturdivant Bradshaw
Funeral services for Erva Flo Sturdivant Bradshaw, 74, of Baker were held Thursday at Galilee Baptist Church in Central with the Rev. Ron Lowery officiating.
Interment followed in the church cemetery under the direction of Charlet Funeral Home, Zachary.
Mrs. Bradshaw died on Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge. She was born in Winnsboro, and a former resident of Archibald and resident of Baker. She was an elementary teacher at Rayville Elementary and Riverfield Academy.
She is survived by husband of 54 years, Early Ray Bradshaw of Baker; three daughters, Linda Love and husband, Eddie Love of McComb, Miss.; Teresa Waldrop and husband, Ricky Waldrop of Zachary; Lisa Young and husband, Doug Young of Central; one sister, Carolyn Nicholson of Enterprise, Ala; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several special nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by parents Willie and Martha Dean Sturdivant; brother, Ralph Sturdivant; two sisters Eva Finch and Shelby Dean Killen.
Share sympathies, condolences, and memories at www.charletfuneralhome.com.
Doris 'Dottie' Gorman
Funeral services for Doris "Dottie" Gorman, 77, of Winnsboro, were held at Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 with Rev. Keith Dowden, Rev. Carl Gulde, and Rev. Howard Childs officiating. Interment followed at Myrtle Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Mrs. Gorman was born July 8, 1930 in Delhi, and passed away Sunday, March 16, 2008 at Franklin Medical Center in Winnsboro. She was a resident of Winnsboro, a longtime cashier with McLemore's Jitney Jungle, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Crowville. Mrs. Gorman will be remembered as a christian woman, who was loved by many people, especially her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Gorman, father, Joseph B. Stephens, mother, Eva (Campbell) Flint; sister, Shirley Cowart; and brother, Carl Stephens.
Survivors include her daughter, DeAnna Parks and husband Jimmy of Baskin; son, Stan Gorman and wife Melody of Winnsboro; two sisters: Lela Cupit of McCall Creek, Miss. and Bess Hayden of Monroe; sister-in-law, Joyce Young of Winnsboro; brother-in-law, Macune Gorman of Oklahoma. She was also survived by a special niece, Beth Freeman; seven grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Dr. Tom Colvin, Ira Browning, Tony Amos, Todd Ulmer, Mike Walker, and Gene Freeman.
Honorary Pallbearer was Jason Parks.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngscommunity.com.
James Jerrell Peters
Funeral services for James Jerrell Peters, 69, of Winnsboro, will be held at Newton Baptist Church on Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Charles Best officiating. Interment will follow at Newton Cemetery under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Mr. Peters was born Sept. 11, 1938 in Epps, La., and passed away Sunday, March 16, 2008 at his residence in Winnsboro. He was a resident of Winnsboro, formerly of Council Bluff, Iowa. He was retired from the United Sates Air Force and was an avid fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Anne (Book) Peters; father, James Leon Peters; mother, Louise (Hosea) Peters; mother of his children, Janice Eileen Peters; son, James Lee Peters; two brothers, Charles Peters and Shelby Peters; nephew, Ricky Peters.
Survivors include two sons: Joel Peters, and Jerry Peters and wife Beverly, all of Council Bluffs, Iowa; daughter, Jodi Lynn Basch and husband Randy of Council Bluffs, Iowa; sister in law, Stella Peters of Winnsboro; brother, Kenneth Peters and wife Pat of West Monroe; several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. He was also survived by 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The family request that any memorials be made to the charity of choice.
The family will receive friends at Newton Baptist Church from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2008.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngscommunity.com
George D. 'Doug' Thornton Jr.
Funeral services for George D. "Doug" Thornton Jr., 81, of Monterey, formerly of Newellton, will be held at Christian Fellowship Church today (Wednesday), March 19, 2008, with Rev. George Ferrington, Rev. Gene Brown, and Rev. Bill Bearden officiating. Interment will follow at Legion Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Mr. Thornton was born April 26, 1926 in Texon, Texas, and passed away Friday, March 14, 2008 at Riverland Medical Center in Ferriday. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served our country faithfully during World War II as a Merchant Marine. He was a member of Christian Fellowship Church in Winnsboro and the American Quarter Horses Assc.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris "Chick" Thornton; father, George Dudley Thornton, Sr.; mother, Gladys Delores (Denny) Pachta; and brother, Keith Leroy Thornton.
Survivors include: five children: Dutch Thornton and wife Jill of Monterey; Butch Thornton of Newellton; Debbie Thibodeaux of Winnsboro; Vickie Reynolds and husband Hambone of Monterey; Squirrel Thornton and wife Liz of Winnsboro; two brothers: Richard Tabor of Hattiesburg, Miss. and Henry Dale Pachta of Amarillo, Texas; aunt, Jeanne Vasconcelles of Brentwood, Calif. He was also survived by 18 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bo Thornton, Floyd Thornton, Dutch Thornton, Seth Thornton, Josh Thornton, and Robert Pearson.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Mike "Yank" Ray, Mark Day, Danny Hendry, David Merritt, Darrell "Flip" Wilson, Derrick Barlow and Sonny Etheridge.
The family will receive friends at Christian Fellowship Church from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2008. To leave an online condolence for the family or a memorial on his behalf to the American Cancer Society please visit www.youngscommunity.com
Tristen Alexander Skipper
Graveside services for infant Tristen Alexander Skipper were held at Legion Memorial Cemetery, Newellton, on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 with Bro. Dewayne Butler officating. Services were under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Tristen Skipper passed away Saturday, March 8, 2008 at St. Francis Medical Center Monroe.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother: Opal Skipper; and maternal great-grandmother: Shelva Lilly.
Survivors include his parents: Joshua Skipper and Olivia Skipper of Newellton; brother: Landon Joshua Skipper of Newellton; paternal grandfather: Bobby Skipper of Newellton; maternal grandmother: Linda Skipper of Newellton; maternal grandfather: Kenneth Summitt of Bloomington, Ind.; one aunt; and five uncles.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngscommunity.com
T.J. Washington Sr.
Funeral services for T.J. Washington Sr., 60, of Wisner were held Saturday at New Light Baptist Church in Wisner with the Rev. Evelyn Dean officiating.
Burial followed at Hope Estate Cemetery in Wisner under the direction of Richardson and Sims Funeral Home, Winnsboro.
Mr. Washington died Wednesday at his residence in Wisner.
He is survived by his wife, Jannie L. Henderson, Wisner; one son, T.J. Washington Jr., Wisner; one daughter, Beatrice Byrd, Monroe; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and a host of other family and friends.