Gale loved a life of rodeo, dancing and good times. She loved her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Gale passed away on Dec. 10, 2022, at Forest Haven Nursing Home in Jonesboro  after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her son Heath Norred (Michelle) of Eros,  daughter Seantel Price (Kenny)...

Alton Maurice Cooper

Alton Maurice Cooper passed away after a brief illness on Jan. 5, 2023 at the age of 91.  Services will be announced at a later date.

John Randall Lee, Sr.

John Randall Lee, Sr., 74 years of age, passed away Jan. 7, 2023 in Baton Rouge, LA surrounded by his family.  He was born in Natchitoches, LA April 11, 1948 to Eleanor Hughes Lee Wertelaers and Edmond Anderson Lee.He was called “Randy” to all those who knew him. Randy attended...

Morgan Bruce Dugas

A service to celebrate the life of Morgan Bruce Dugas was at 10 a.m.  Tuesday, Jan. 10,  at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. Burial followed at Couley Methodist Church Cemetery near Winnfield, LA. Morgan was born on Oct. 8, 1998 and passed away  Jan. 4, 2023 at the age of 24....

Warren Fischer Taylor

Warren Fisher Taylor, Jr., 82, passed away in his sleep in the latter stages of Alzheimer’s disease  Dec. 29, 2022, at the Williamsburg Village Healthcare Campus in DeSoto, Texas. Warren, also known as Rip, Uncle Rip or Père to the many friends and family members he charmed over the decades,...

Helen Martin

A service to honor the life of Helen Martin was  Monday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Honzell officiating.  Burial followed at United Baptist Church Cemetery in Campti, LA.  The family received friends for a visitation  Sunday, Jan. 8, from 5-8 p.m....
A celebration of the life for Janette Elaine Lewis Messenger will be held Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches, La., Bro. Danny Forsythe of Marthaville First Baptist presiding. A visitation will begin at 1 p.m. with a service following at 3 p.m. A private...

Jim Toney

A service to honor the life of Mr. Jim Toney was held at 2 pm on Friday, Dec. 30, at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home with interment following at Weaver Cemetery in Flora, LA. The family received friends from 5 to 8 p.m. pm on Thursday, Dec.29, at Blanchard-St Denis...
On December 18, 2022, Deborah Elliott Ellinthorpe (Dee Dee) passed away at age 59 from complications due to Cancer. Born in Natchitoches, LA, in 1963, Dee was a loving mother, daughter and wife.  In 1989 Dee Dee married Jeff Rockett, with whom she had two sons.  In 2006 she married Walter Ellinthorpe...

Carol Hays

Funeral service for Mrs. Carol Hays was 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022, at Crossroads Baptist Church in Marthaville, LA. Officiating the service was Brother Tim Leach. Burial followed at Beulah Methodist Cemetery in Marthaville. The family received friends from 10 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at Crossroads Baptist...