Obituaries

Russell Kenneth Shoemaker Sr.

Services for Russell Shoemaker, 76 of Rayville will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Rayville United Methodist Church with Bro John Kavanaugh officiating. Burial will follow in the NELA Veteran’s Cemetery near Rayville under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Rayville.

Russell was born on July 23, 1941 in Archibald and went home to be with the Lord at his residence on June 23, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph B. and Myrtis Smith Shoemaker; brothers, Allen Shoemaker, Johnny Shoemaker, and Vernon Shoemaker.

Floye Spencer McEnery

Services for Mrs. Floye Spencer McEnery, 97 of Oak Ridge, will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Church of the Redeemer in Oak Ridge, with Father Whit Stodghill officiating. 

Interment will follow in New Salem Cemetery in Girard, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home in Rayville.

Jessie Hodnett Higgins

A graveside service for Jessie Hodnett Higgins, 95 of Rayville Louisiana, will be held Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Liberty Chapel Cemetery, Dry Prong Louisiana at 11 a.m.

Jessie was born August 25, 1922 in Dry Prong to Wyatt and Isabelle Hodnett.  She passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Bossier City LA.

Her world revolved around her faith and family.  She was a member of West New Home Baptist Church and was a talented seamstress and quilter.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 60 years, Percy Pal Higgins and her son, Jimmy Lee Higgins.

Hazel Marie Jackson

Services for Mrs. Hazel Marie Jackson, 86 of Rayville, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in the Chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home in Rayville, with Bro. Travis Arrant officiating.  

Interment will follow in Rayville Masonic Cemetery, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home in Rayville.

Mrs. Jackson was a member of Rayville Church of Christ.  She loved artwork, ceramics, sewing, painting, and loved going to church.  She is preceded by her husband, Ernest Jackson, Sr. of 41 years, and parents, Thaddeus Otto Shires, and Ava Inez Talbott Shires.

Anna Beatrice Sullivan

A graveside memorial dedication celebrating the life of Anna Beatrice Sullivan will be held on the morning of Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Start Cemetery at 10 a.m.

Beatrice departed this life on Friday, February 16, 2018, at her home in Baton Rouge. She was born December 9, 1934, in Calhoun, Louisiana, and was 83 years old.

Beatrice’s world revolved around her Faith and Family. She was a beautiful and kind soul who lit up every room she entered. The countless lives she touched while on this earth are blessed to have called her Family or Friend. 

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