Fred Edward Douciere Jr.

Funeral services for Fred Edward Douciere Jr., 86, were held Monday, June 24, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rayville, with Father Philip Pazhayakari officiating. 

Interment followed in the Douciere Cemetery, Rayville.

Fred Edward Douciere Jr., born February 28, 1933 in the southern part of Richland Parish and died Saturday, June 22, 2019 at home.

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Carolyn Roberts Greer

Funeral services celebrating the life of Carolyn Roberts Greer will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Antioch Baptist Church, South of Rayville with Michael Cumpton and Brother Keith Evans officiating. 

Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery, Rayville under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria.   

The family requests that visitation be observed at Hixson Brothers, Alexandria Friday, June 28, 2019 from 5-8 p.m. and continued at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service.  

Linda K. Cooper Mock

Memorial services for Linda K. Cooper Mock, 69, of Start, were held Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Alto Baptist Church, Alto,  with Dr. Alan Miller officiating. 

Mrs. Linda was born December 24, 1949 in Rayville and passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 in Start.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Dean Cooper; parents, Cleve and Nettie Bradshaw; sisters, Louise Munholland; Lougenia Glass; Mary Jane Copeland.

Kyle Mills Jr.

Funeral services for Kyle Mills Jr., 76, of Rayville, will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the First Baptist Church, Rayville, with Dr. Eddie Wren and Mr. Carlton Clark officiating. 

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

Mr. Kyle was born November 19, 1942 in Rayville, LA and passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Vicksburg, MS.

Jerry W. O’Briant Sr.

Jerry W. O’Briant Sr. was born October 7, 1949 in Monroe and passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 in Rayville. 

The family will have a private memorial service at a later date.

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