George Lyman Gladney Jr.

Funeral services for George Lyman Gladney Jr., 83, of Rayville, were held Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Rayville United Methodist Church, Rayville, LA with Bro. John Kavanaugh officiating. 

Interment followed in the Rayville Masonic Cemetery, Rayville, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.

Paul Noel Bricker Sr.

Memorial services for Paul Noel Bricker Sr., 76, of Start, were held Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Boeuf River Baptist Church, Rayville, with Bro. Dennis Harrington officiating.

Mr. Bricker was born December 28, 1941 in Grand Rapids, MI and passed away into the loving arms of Jesus on Monday, June 25, 2018 in Start.

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Edward Alexander Howie

Funeral services for Edward Alexander Howie, 88, of Start, were held Friday, June 22, 2018 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville with Bro. Jeff Thomas officiating.

Interment followed in the Mulhearn Memorial Park, Monroe, LA. 

Mr. Edward was born March 4, 1930 in Portland, AR and passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Rayville, LA.

Mr. Edward was a veteran with the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict. He is preceded in death by grandson, Lyndon Wade Howie

Russell Kenneth Shoemaker Sr.

Services for Russell Shoemaker, 76 of Rayville will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Rayville United Methodist Church with Bro John Kavanaugh officiating. Burial will follow in the NELA Veteran’s Cemetery near Rayville under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Rayville.

Russell was born on July 23, 1941 in Archibald and went home to be with the Lord at his residence on June 23, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph B. and Myrtis Smith Shoemaker; brothers, Allen Shoemaker, Johnny Shoemaker, and Vernon Shoemaker.

Floye Spencer McEnery

Services for Mrs. Floye Spencer McEnery, 97 of Oak Ridge, will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Church of the Redeemer in Oak Ridge, with Father Whit Stodghill officiating. 

Interment will follow in New Salem Cemetery in Girard, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home in Rayville.


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