Obituaries

B.J. DeFreese

Funeral services for B.J. DeFreese, 87, of Girard,  were held Friday, March 8, 2019 at Start Baptist Church, Start, with Bro. Jeff Thomas officiating.

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

Mr. B.J. was born December 8, 1931 in Dubach and passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in West Monroe.

John A. Heath

A memorial visitation celebrating the life of Mr. John A. Heath, 66, of Rayville, will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019 in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home Rayville.

John was born on June 29, 1952 and passed away on March 9, 2019 at his residence in Rayville.  He loved spending time with his three grandchildren and is preceded in death by his parents, W.T. and Edna Pipes Heath.

Helen Jeanette Williams

Helen Jeanette Williams, 78, of the Dover Community of Yazoo County passed away Sunday March 3, 2019 at The Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare.

She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include her sons, Mark (Douglas) Williams of Bentonia and Ricky (Barbara) Williams of Benton; granddaughters; Lauren Michelle Williams and Kat Williams; grandchild, Riley Williams; great grandchild, Riley Williams; and a sister, Wanda (Jody) Savage of Delhi.

William Roy Snider

William Roy Snider, 86, a native of Gibsland, and resident of Austin, Texas, passed away on February 26, 2019. 

A graduate of Delhi High School, Louisiana College, and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, “Billy Roy” lived a life of love and service. He was a dedicated Baptist Minister who also served as a counselor, and as a public servant during his 28 year tenure at the Social Security Administration. He was co-founder of the Excalibur Club of Baton Rouge, LA, and a board president of the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging.

Margaret Russell Lee

Funeral services for Margaret Russell Lee, 81, of Shreveport were held Friday, February 22, 2019 at the Harmony Baptist Church, Delhi, with Bro. Russell Caldwell and Bro. Danny Russell officiating. 

Interment was in the Faith Memorial Cemetery, Delhi, under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville

Mrs. Margaret was born January 3, 1938 in Delhi and passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in Shreveport.

Condolences may be left at brownholleyfuneralhomes.com.

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