Shawn Lee Copeland

Funeral services for Shawn Lee Copeland, 38, of Rayville, will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, at Rowland Road Baptist Church, in Monroe with Bro. John Yates officiating.

Interment will be at Prewitt cemetery, under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.

Shawn was born February 5, 1981 in Monroe, LA and passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Winnsboro.

Shawn is preceded in death by his parents, Tommy and Mary Jane Copeland; and uncle, Tracy Munholland.  

David Michael Burgess

Graveside services for David Michael Burgess will be held at the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Rayville on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 1 p.m. under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Rayville.

Officiating will be Rev. Tim Johnson. 

Mr. Burgess passed away on March 19, 2019 at his home surrounded by family and loved ones.

William Olla Jackson Jr.

Funeral services for William Olla Jackson Jr., 81, of Mangham, were held Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Lone Cherry Baptist Church, Mangham, with Bro. Doyle Adams officiating. 

Interment followed in the Lone Cherry Cemetery, Mangham, under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.

Mr. William Olla Jackson, Jr. was born November 10, 1937 in Mangham and passed away Monday, March 11, 2019 in Monroe.

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Wilma J. Hart

Funeral services for Wilma J. Hart, 85 of West Monroe, were held Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, with Pastor Johnny Hunt officiating. 

Interment was in the Newton Cemetery, Delhi.

Mrs. Wilma was born October 30, 1933 in Delhi and passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in West Monroe. 

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Thomas R. Copeland

Memorial services for Thomas R. Copeland were held Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Stevenson Cemetery, Rayville.

Thomas R. Copeland was born December 9, 1952 in Delhi, LA and passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019 in Monroe.

Mr. Thomas was a veteran with the U.S. Marines. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Marcell Copeland; sisters, Patsy Herrera and Betty Navarro; and his brother, Clyde Copeland.


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