Obituaries

Edwin John Panichas

Edwin John Panichas, age 87, passed away on May 8, 2018 at his home in West Monroe, LA, surrounded by his loved ones.

Ed’s life began in a loving home in Rhode Island on July 24, 1930. He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Stella Panichas. 

Ed attended college at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he received his undergraduate degree in Economics. He then enrolled at the University of Michigan where he received his law degree. 

Richard Lorenz Sasser

Funeral services for Richard Lorenz Sasser, 61, of Rayville, will be held at  2 p.m., Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA with Bro. Richard Henderson officiating.

Interment followed in the Newton Cemetery, Delhi, LA.

Richard was born September 30, 1956 in Rayville, LA and passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Winnsboro, LA after a lengthy illness. He is preceded in death by his father, John W. Sasser, Jr.; aunts, Mary Goux and Teresa Schexnyder; and his uncle and aunt, Wiley and Shirley Corley.

Richard Beryl Thompson

Sherman- Funeral services for Richard (Rich) Beryl Thompson will be held at noon Tuesday, May 8 at West Hill Cemetery.  

Basil McClure will officiate, and military honors will be conducted by the US Marine Corp.   Mr. Thompson, 77, passed away Friday, April 27 at Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center.

Sally Elizabeth Anderson Yancey

Sally Elizabeth (Betsy) Anderson Yancey of Monroe, passed away on Friday, April 20, at St. Francis Hosptial. She was 67.

A private memorial service was held in the chapel at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery on April 21.

Rev. Norman Bryant, Associate Pastor, Rowland Road Baptist Church, officiated at the service. 

Mrs. Yancey was born July 23, 1950, in Monroe, LA, and passed away Friday, April 20, 2018. 

Clarice Hinton Roark

Clarice Hinton Roark, 85, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Arlington.

Clarice was born March 14, 1933, in West Monroe, La., where she enjoyed family life with her parents, three brothers and four sisters. 

A celebration of life was held Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, Texas, 76013. 

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