Friday, March 22, 2019

WILBER JOE CHILDRESS

Jan. 9, 1937-July 19, 2017 Funeral services for Wilber Joe Childress were at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 21 at Marthaville Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlotte Birdwell and the Rev. Glenn Howard officiating. Burial followed at Marthaville Cemetery under the direction of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. Wilber Joe Childress was...

Ruby Johnson-Gillie

Dec. 28, 2018 Services honoring the life and legacy of Ruby Johnson-Gillie will be Saturday, Jan. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Winnfield Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 318 North St., Natchitoches. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. for Celebration Hour. Interment will follow in St. Matthew Baptist Church Cemetery, Melrose.    

OTTIE LEE BATES FRECH

MURRAY, UTAH Nov. 18, 1931-July 4, 2018 Ottie Lee Bates Frech passed away July 4, 2018, at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, at the age of 86. Ottie, also known as Nan, was born in Ashland Nov. 18, 1931, to Issac and Philippine Bates, the oldest of two children. Ottie was...

ANNETTE JOHNSON

Feb. 17, 1948 – Sept. 10, 2018 Celebration of Life Service for this Natchitoches Parish native who recently retired from the MLK Head Start Center will be at Asbury United Methodist Church, 704 5th St., Saturday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. The casketed remains will lie in state for public visitation one hour prior to...

FRANK REED LANDRUS

Jan. 31, 1967 – Dec. 23, 2018 Celebration of Life Services will be Saturday, Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. in the Winnfield Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 318 North St., Natchitoches, with burial following in the Breda Town Cemetery. The remains will lie in state at the funeral home from 9 a.m....

JUANITA MARTIN

CHESTNUT, LA July 22, 1958-Nov. 12, 2018 A memorial service for Juanita Martin, 60, of Chestnut will be at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 at Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home Chapel, Coushatta, with Pastor Sandra Sanford officiating. Mrs. Martin was born July 22, 1958, in Natchitoches, LA and passed away November 12, 2018. Juanita Martin,...

GLENN RAY DACUS SR.

Sept. 16, 1940-Jan. 11, 2018 Glenn Ray Dacus Sr., 77, passed away peacefully Jan. 11, 2018, with his family by his side. He was born Sept. 16, 1940, to James Olean Dacus and Blanche Mary (Hall) Dacus in Portageville, Mo.

MR. HERBERT SIMON

Aug. 12, 1920 – Oct. 11, 2017 A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 911 5th St., Natchitoches, Saturday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will take place immediately following the Mass in the Catholic Cemetery on 5th Street.  The remains...

LEE OTIS “SKIN” ARMSTRONG

Aug. 30, 1950 – Sept. 24, 2017 Life celebration services will be in the Winnfield Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 318 North St., Natchitoches, Saturday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. with burial following in Lawrence Serenity Sanctum.  The remains will lie in state at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until...
NATCHITOCHES, LA April 21, 1933-May 2, 2018 Shirley Calhoun Jennings passed away May 2, 2018, in Natchitoches following a brief illness. Shirley was born in Knoxville, Tenn., April 21, 1933. She moved to Little Rock, Ark., soon after where she attended Little Rock High School and began studying the harp. She...

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