Rusty Malone

Memorial services for Rusty Malone, 64, of Start were held Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville.

Rusty was born November 22, 1954 in Monroe and passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Start.

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Edward Lee Haley

Funeral services for Edward Lee Haley, 84, of Start, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel with Mr. William Haley officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, Rayville.

Mr. Edward was born February 28, 1935 in Archibald and passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 in Monroe.

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Linda Matthews

Linda Matthews, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019. 

Graveside service was held Friday, May 24, 2019 at Providence Memorial Cemetery, in Lake Providence with Bro. Ray Linder officiating under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Oak Grove.

Stevie D. Collier

Stevie D. Collier of Epps, a forklift operator, died Sunday, May 26, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the House of Grace, Delhi.

Burial will be in the Epps Cemetery, Epps, under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.

Melton Lavon Grantham

lton Lavon Grantham, loving husband and father of two children passed away at his home at the age of 72. 

Lavon was born on November 15, 1946 in Rayville, LA to Melton and Mary Humphries Grantham. 

Lavon, a lifelong resident of Rayville, was the oldest of seven children. He was a Louisiana State Trooper for 27 years until his retirement in 1995, serving as a Sergeant, as well as the Captain of the Troop F Tactical Unit. 

Lavon was an ordained deacon at Eastside Baptist Church, Rayville, for 36 years and then became a member at First Baptist Church, Rayville.


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