Thursday, June 30, 2022

JOHN OVERTON GRAYSON

NATCHITOCHES, LA May 6, 1935 - June 8, 2022 A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. John Overton Grayson will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11 at the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Derek Ducote serving as celebrant. Burial will follow at Fern Park...

DAVID RICHARD SURRENA

July 20, 1956-May 27, 2022 David “Super Dave” Richard Surrena, 65, went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, May 27, 2022, in Shreveport. Dave asks that everyone celebrate his life in their own time and in their own way. Dave was born July 20, 1956, in Erie, Penn., to...

VIRGIL BARKER

OCT. 25, 1965-JUNE 6, 2022 Funeral services for Virgil Barker will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 10 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home with Bro. Brian Ray officiating.  Burial will follow at Forest Park West Cemetery in Shreveport.   Those honored to serve as pallbearers included Bob Chambers, Clarence Vanhook, Bobby Behan,...
NATCHITOCHES, LA Sept. 29, 1962-June 1, 2022 Reginald “Reggie” Jones was born the second of four children on Sept. 29, 1962, to the union of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Jones Sr. A Natchitoches Central High School graduate, Reginald was an outstanding football player and an all-around great sportsman. Reginald’s long time sweetheart is...

DENNIS WADE BIRDWELL

MARTHAVILLE, LA Dec. 17, 1955-June 3, 2022 Funeral services for Dennis Wade Birdwell were at 10 a.m. Monday, June 6 at Jennings Chapel in the Bethany Community with Bro. Brian Jennings and Bro. Joe Hendrickson officiating. Burial followed at McCaskill Cemetery under the direction of Blanchard-St. Denis. Dennis, 66,...
NATCHITOCHES, LA May 13, 1942-June 3, 2022 Connie Boswell Whitford, 80, of Natchitoches passed away surrounded by her family June 3, 2022, after a valiant battle with Alzheimer's. Connie is survived by her husband of 63 years, Michael Gordon Whitford; children, Michael Gordon Whitford Jr. and wife Kristen, Amy Whitford deVargas, and...
Jan. 5, 1924 – April 29, 2022 “He made his last cast, pulled in the trolling motor, cranked up the outboard and is heading home.” Clarence Nathan “Nate” Durham, 98, of Houston, passed on to his next adventure April 29, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Haynesville Jan....

RANDY SANDERSON

Aug. 10, 1954-May 29, 2022 Randy Sanderson was born Aug. 10, 1954, in Decatur, Ill. He proudly served in the United States Army for four years. In 1977 he married the love of his life, Peggy Woodel Sanderson, and they have been faithfully devoted to one another for 44...

FRANCES WINN

July 30, 1935-May 29, 2022 Funeral service for Mrs. Frances Winn will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 1 at Westside Baptist Church in Natchitoches. Interment will follow at Marthaville Cemetery under the direction of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until...
Sept. 18, 1953-May 19, 2022 Funeral Services for Lugene Williams, affectionately called “Bo,” will be Saturday, May 28 at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Viewing will be at 10 a.m. at the church with burial following at Breda Town Cemetery, Natchitoches. Arrangements entrusted to Winnfield Funeral Home, 2033...

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