Virginia P. Terry

Funeral services for Virginia P. Terry, 70, of Start, were held Friday, January 5, 2018 at Start Assembly of God, Start, LA with Patricia Woodward officiating. 

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

Mrs. Virginia was born October 21, 1947 in Monroe, LA and passed away January 2, 2018 in Rayville, LA.

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Thedford Butler Suggs Sr.

Services for Thedford “Ted” Butler Suggs Sr., 82, of Fayette, who died Monday, January 1, 2018 at his residence, were Thursday January 4, 2018 at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Douglas Wright and the Rev. Ted Suggs, Jr. officiating.

A private family burial will be at Suggs Family Cemetery in Jefferson County, MS under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation was Wednesday at Laird Funeral Home.

Ernest Nathan Haynes

Funeral services for Ernest Nathan Haynes, 71, of Rayville, LA were held Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Start Baptist Church, Start, LA with Bro. Jeff Thomas, Bro. Jeff Smart, and Lee Thomas officiating.

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

Mr. Ernest was born October 10, 1946 in Wilmot, AR and passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in Monroe, LA. 

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James Perry Gill Sr.

Services for James Perry Gill Sr., 62 of Mangham will at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Archibald First Baptist Church with Rev. John Cleveland officiating.

Burial will be in the Lynn Cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home-Rayville.

Perry was born on December 12, 1955 in Rayville and passed from this life on January 5, 2018 in Monroe.

Damon Russell Waters

Memorial services for Damon Russell Waters, 53, of Rayville, LA were heldFriday, January 5, 2018 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA with Bro. Paul Wells officiating.

Damon was born April 27, 1964 in Coronado, CA and passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in Monroe, LA. He is preceded in death by his Father, Robert “Bob” Waters; and stepfather, Jack Pierce Sr.


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