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Louisiana Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 90

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Date: Wednesday, 30 May 2012, at 6:28 a.m.

- July 18, 2002 --

Bedgood
Louis Bedgood, 76
Funeral services for Louis Chester Bedgood, 76, of Goldonna were held July 12 at the Edmonds Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Yancy Martin officiating. Burial followed in the Springhill Cemetery.

Mr. Bedgood died July 10 at Lincoln General Hospital.

Born May 25, 1926 in Goldonna, he was a retired mechanic.He is survived by his wife, Clara Bedgood of Goldonna; father, Oliver Bedgood of Winnfield; sons, Dennis Bedgood of Ala. and Roger Bedgood of Coushatta; daughters, Carolyn Choate of Readhimer, R. J. Hall of Nathictoches, Shirley Crayne of Euless, Texas, Judy McClelland of Lake Charles, Carrie Maxcey of Campti, Linda Anderson of Gonzales and Brenda Jones of Winnfield; brothers Elmer Bedgood of Winnfield, Jerry Bedgood, Jimmy Bedgood of Winnfield and Ralph Bedgood of Shreveport; sisters, Nelda Ann Franks of Winnfield and Louella Maines of Goldonna; step-sons, Kerry Hunter of Brooklyn, N.Y., Richard Hunter of Sikes, Timothy Hunter of Jonesboro and Samuel Hunter of Monroe; 24 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers were W.H. Franks, Lane Plunkett, Josh Plunkett and Keith Johnson.

Pallbearers were John Hunter, Billy Hunter, Tommy McClelland, Marshal Jones, Eugene Franks and Tracey Jones.

Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Hunter
Jack Hunter, 81
Funeral services for Jack O. Hunter, 81, of Mt. Olive were held July 11 at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Tyler officiating.

Born in Kosse, Texas, he moved to Shreveport while still an infant. He resided there until his retirement when he moved to Bienville Parish.

He was a graduate of Byrd High School, and he attended LSU at Baton Rouge, where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order. He was also president of the Interfraternity Athletic Council, president of the veterans’ association and a member of Scabbard and Blade. He was a Lt. Colonel in the ROTC and co-editor of Pell Mell Magazine.

Mr. Hunter served in the military twice - in the Marines during World War II and as an army officer during the Korean War. He was an insurance adjuster for 25 years and he managed country clubs for 12 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack C. Hunter and Rita Hunter McKinley.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Geneal Toms Hunter; sister, Maxine Blair of Quitman, Texas; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Buddy Parker, Charles Henry Tilley, Jeffrey Toms, David Shively, Jamie Toms and Johnny Toms.

Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Walker
Pearl Walker, 95
Funeral services for Pearl Walker, 95, of Jonesboro were held July 11 at the Southern Funeral Home Chapel in Winnfield with the Rev. W.T. Runyon officiating. Burial followed in the New Hope Cemetery in Dodson.

Mrs. Walker died July 8 at Winn Parish Medical Center.

Born in Winn Parish, she was a homemaker and a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee R. Walker; two brothers; and one sister.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Services were under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

- July 11, 2002 --

Hancock
Isabella Hancock
Funeral services for Isabella Sunshine Hancock, infant, were held July 1 at the Ramah Cemetery near Ashland with Bill Staples officiating. She died June 29 at Lincoln General Hospital.

Survivors include her parents, Shad and Pam Hancock of Jonesboro; paternal grandparents, Lynda Lindsey of Houma, Paul Hancock of Lumberton, Texas and Dale and Darla Cash of West Monroe; maternal grandparents Belinda and Ricky Perkins of Jonesboro and Ernest M. Norman of Winnfield; paternal great-grandmother Josephine Hatfield of Houma; and a host of aunts uncles and other relatives.

Services were under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Hancock
Jacob Hancock
Funeral services for Jacob Moses Hancock, infant, were held July 1 at the Ramah Cemetery near Ashland with Bill Staples officiating. He died June 29 at Lincoln General Hospital.

Survivors include his parents, Shad and Pam Hancock of Jonesboro; paternal grandparents, Lynda Lindsey of Houma, Paul Hancock of Lumberton, Texas and Dale and Darla Cash of West Monroe; maternal grandparents Belinda and Ricky Perkins of Jonesboro and Ernest M. Norman of Winnfield; paternal great-grandmother Josephine Hatfield of Houma; and a host of aunts uncles and other relatives.

Services were under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Lester
John Lester, 94
Funeral services for John Henry Lester, 94, of Jonesboro were held July 3 at the Edmonds Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. R.C. Smith officiating. Burial followed in the Harmony Grove Cemetery in Gaars Mill.

Mr. Lester died July 1 at Lincoln General Hospital.

Born Dec. 10, 1907 in Dry Prong, he was a retired bus driver.He was preceded in death by his wives, Ethel Lester and Christine Lester and son, John Albert Lester.

He is survived by daughters, Effie Lee Holmes of Mandeville, Jeanne Catherine Walsworth and husband Troyce of Jonesboro, Johnnie Walsworth and husband Ronald of Quitman and Beulah Simmons of Jonesboro; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were David Andrews, Sam Lamkin, Neil Lowe, Ray Roush, L.E. Wells, Charles Worthington and Paul Colman.

Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Robinson
Lillian Robinson, 94
Funeral services for Lillian Smith Robinson, 94, of Jonesboro were held July 5 at the Edmonds Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Willis Russell and Tommy Gray officiating. Burial followed in the Springhill Cemetery.

Mrs. Robinson died July 3 at Healthsouth North Louisiana Rehabilitation Hospital.

Born Oct. 4, 1907 in Bienville, she was a housewife.

She is survived by her son, Dewey Robinson of Monroe; brother, Earl Smith of Bienville; 13 grandchildren; and a number of great- and great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were James Fitzpatrick, Robbie Robinson, Charlie Smith, Dennis Wayne Smith, Ronnie DelRio and Jimmy Robinson. Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

- July 4, 2002 --

Aldy
Imogene Aldy, 78
Funeral services for Imogene Elizabeth Aldy, 78, of Jonesboro were held June 27 at the Antioch Cemetery in Quitman with the Rev. Don Doughty officiating.

Mrs. Aldy died June 26 at Jackson Manor.

Born March 13, 1924 in Lorraine, Kan., she was a housewife.

She is survived by her sons, Dennis David Aldy and wife Roxie of Jonesboro and Jerry Wayne Aldy and wife Melba of Kirbyville, Texas; daughter, Patricia Ann Womack and husband Buddy of Jonesboro; sister, Ruth Stout of Ellsworth, Kan.; 11 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Howard
Sheila Howard, 24
Funeral services for Sheila Miles Howard, 24, of Jonesboro were held June 25 at the Edmonds Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Dwayne M. Boudreaux and Steve Palmer officiating. Burial followed in the Fellowship Cemetery in Quitman.

Mrs. Howard died June 23 at the LSU Medical Center.Born Oct. 1, 1977 in Jonesboro, she was a certified nurse’s aide.

She is survived by her husband, Daniel Howard of Jonesboro; parents, Mike and Teresa Miles of Quitman; sister, Melinda Miles of Quitman; maternal grandparents, Jo Ann and Bobby Brinson of Quitman; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Hinton of Minden; and maternal great-grandmother, Florence Parker of Sikes.

Honorary pallbearers were Hardie Carson, Delbert Clark, Jim Finton, Robert Gammill, Ed Hughes, Jimmy Robinson, George Schmidt, Stacey Whitman, L.B. Jones, Adam Howard, Ronnie Womack, Jerry Ginn, John Hayes, Stanley Parker, Josh Howard, Gary Gatlin, Buddy Taylor, Jimmy Rogers, Fred Tolar, Terry Johnston, Kurt Hummel and Wayne Neuroth.

Pallbearers were Bobby Joe Folks, Robert Caulden, Travis Hall, Randal Harrington, Jerry Hutchinson, Bobby Schmidt, Doug Stokes and Bruce Whitman.

Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Johnson
Ira Johnson, 72
Funeral services for Ira George “I.G.” Johnson, 72, of Sunnyside, Wash. were held July 2 at the Lower Valley Memorial Gardens. Mr. Johnson died June 26 at his home.

Born Aug. 8, 1929 to John Wesley and Hareace (Walker) Johnson in Wyatt, he received his education in the Walker Community School and Jonesboro-Hodge High School. After high school, he entered the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bobby Ray Johnson; and step-brother, Doyle B. Borland.

He is survived by his wife Earle Johnson of Sunnyside; daughters, Theresa Fisher and husband Timothy of Yakima, Wash and Ralene Johnson of Sunnyside; sons, Keith Johnson of Sunnyside and Dennis Johnson and wife Liz of Sunnyside; sister, Dorene Johnson Poole of Monroe; step-brothers, Bill, Donnis and Bobby; step-sisters, Betty, Ella and Susie; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services were under the direction of the Smith Funeral Home of Sunnyside.

Smith
Virgie Smith, 91
Funeral services for Virgie M. Smith, 91, of Jonesboro were held June 27 at the Southern Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Staples and Ladonna Green officiating. Burial followed in the Jonesboro Cemetery.

Mrs. Smith died June 24 in the Jackson Parish Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was a grocery store cashier. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Hurl H. Hall and Odell Smith; and daughters, Mary Hall Griffin and Wanda Hall Hopping.

She is survived by step-son, Wallace Smith and wife Carla of Lake Charles; daughter, Betty Womack and husband Kenneth of Jonesboro; sister Lillie Clark of Hooks, Texas; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.

Services were under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

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