Pamela Jo Grantham

Funeral services for Pamela Jo Grantham, 60, of Rayville, LA will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Eastside Baptist Church, Rayville with Bro. Raymond Perrin and Bro. Chris Crawford officiating. 

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

Mrs. Pam was born August 15, 1957 in Rayville, LA and passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Monroe, LA. 

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. 


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