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Kathy Cumella

Feb 02, 1954 - Nov 17, 2023

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Alexandria, LA

"Services for Kathy Ann Cumella will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, November 20, 2023, at the G. A. Mangun Center, with Bishop Anthony Mangun officiating and joined by the reading of the obituary by Russell Long, Kathy's cousin. Interment will follow in Alexandra Memorial Gardens under the direction of John Kramer \u0026amp; Son Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM on Monday, November 20, 2023, at the G. A. Mangun Center. Kathy Ann Cumella, 69, of Alexandria, passed a...Read More

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PM Woods

Sep 07, 1939 - Feb 26, 2024

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Alexandria, LA

Memorial services for PM Woods, 84, of Noble, LA, will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 4:00PM at Warren Meadows Funeral Home in Zwolle, LA. Visitation will begin on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 2:00 pm at Warren Meadows Funeral Home, Zwolle, LA.PM Woods was born on Thursday, September 7, 1939 in Zwolle, LA. He passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pinkney Mitchell and Glenice Irene Woods; and son, Patrick Marion Woods.In remembrance of PM Woods, we would just like to recognize him as the extraordinary man he was. A wonderful husband, father, grandfather, friend and a great asset to our community. He lived an honorary life and accomplished many meaningful things that meant a lot to him, his family, his friends and his Town. PM was a man of many hats in his life. Not only did he serve as Mayor of Zwolle, he was also the Founder of our now famous Zwolle Loggers Festival, that has grown over the years and has brought a lot to our Community. Among other things, Mr. PM Woods served as Treasurer of the Masonic Lodge in Zwolle, President of the 911 Board in Many La. He was also President of the Ebarb Water District and served proudly on the LRWA’s Board for the past 27 years, representing District V11 with Pride, as he was very active in his role while attending numerous meetings in Washington D.C., speaking with many Congressional Leaders regarding continued funding for our rural water and he always certainly made sure he treated them all to our most delicious delicacy, our famous Zwolle Tamales! PM Woods will greatly be missed by his family; his wife Shirley, his grandson Patrick Woods Jr, his granddaughter Paige Woods, along with the rest of his family and friends, and also the Town of Zwolle, that he so dearly loved and was always proud to represent in the many ways he did. Thank you, PM Woods, for being the man you always were. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of PM Woods, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Troy M. Stuckey

Oct 29, 1940 - Mar 01, 2024

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Alexandria, LA

Funeral services for Troy M. Stuckey will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2024, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Alexandria with Brother Chuck Stevenson officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Ball, Louisiana.Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday until shortly before time of services in the funeral home.Troy Stuckey, 83, passed away on March 1, 2024, at his residence in Alexandria, Louisiana, surrounded by his loved ones.Troy, born on October 29, 1940, in Leesville, spent his life dedicated to his family and his work as a building contractor. His passion for building saw him construct almost 400 homes and 2 churches, leaving a lasting mark on the community he cherished. In his free time, he found solace in gardening and planting trees, showcasing his love for nature, and creating beauty all around him. While he may no longer walk among us, his spirit and impact on his loved ones and community will endure for generations to come. May his kindness and dedication serve as a guiding light for all who knew him.Troy is survived by his wife, Yvonne Bolton Stuckey; children, Michael Kevin Stuckey, Rodney Dale Stuckey, Kendall Lane Stuckey and Sherri Lynn Stuckey; Daughters-in-law, Diana Stuckey, Kim Stuckey, Teresa Stuckey, Shawna Sibley, and Shannon Knight; son-in-law, Paul Karpinecz; eighteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.Troy is preceded in death by his parents, Basel and Eva Wells Stuckey; brothers, Loy Stuckey, and Hoy Glen Stuckey; and sisters, Erline Pellerin and Pauline Davis.Pallbearers will be Michael Stuckey, Jr., Brad Stuckey, Brian Stuckey, Pete Dobert, Josh Traut, and Aiden Stuckey.Honorary Pallbearers will be Paul Karpinecz, Caleb Karpinecz, Kevin Wallett, and R.J. Bolton.Memorial gifts can be made in memory of Troy to a charity of donor's choice.

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Lyndal Edward Keen

Dec 12, 1938 - Mar 02, 2024

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Alexandria, LA

Services for Lyndal Edward Keen will be at 2PM, Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at Urania Pentecostal Church, Urania, LA with Bro. Clay Hutto and Bro. E.R. Johnson officiating. Visitation will be from 11AM until 2PM, Wednesday, March 6th at the church. Interment will be at Urania Cemetery, Urania, LA under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home, Alexandria, LA. Lyndal Edward Keen, 85, of Urania, LA, was born December 12, 1938 in Grant Parish (Needmore Community), to Julian Edward Keen and Eula Mae Blackshire. He passed away Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Regency House Rehab, Alexandria, LA. He worked many years as a roughneck in the oilfield. He also drove a truck hauling logs, worked in maintenance and as a security guard in later years. Lyndal loved to deer hunt and ride horses. If you had a minute or three to listen, he had an old oilfield or hunting story to tell. He was a faithful member of Urania Pentecostal Church until he was house bound several years ago. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of almost 60 years, Carolyn S. D. Keen; brothers, Orbin Keen, Curtis Keen and Jerry Keen; and sister, Jodi Ganey. Those left to cherish his memory include a host of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Jeff Keen, Shaun Keen, Matt Madsen, Steve Pennington, Donnie Taylor and Curtis McNaughton. Honorary pallbearers will be Lane Keen, Michael Keen and Jerry Keen Jr.

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Dorothy JoAnn Wilson

Jan 22, 1942 - Mar 01, 2024

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Alexandria, LA

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy JoAnn Wilson will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Rush Funeral Home, Hineston, with Father Thomas Kennedy officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Boyce, under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Pineville.Mrs. Wilson, 82, of Alexandria, entered eternal rest on Friday, March 1, 2024, with her loving family by her side.Dorothy was born and raised in Baton Rouge and later moved to Gardner. She worked many years for the Louisiana Department of Health and Services in the Mental Health Department, where many of her coworkers and patients became more like family. In her early years, she enjoyed sewing and doing arts and crafts. She also enjoyed watching all the birds and animals that visited her yard, even keeping a journal of the different types. Above everything, she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Dorothy was a deeply spiritual woman who felt called by God to pray for those she met, and she never met a stranger. Her heart was pure and her goal was to serve the Lord. She had a lengthy prayer list and those on it now have their own guardian angel. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas Ray “Butch” Fancher, Sr; her second husband, James Kenneth Wilson; one daughter, Tammy Elaine Fancher Bolton; and her parents, Alan and Dorothea Watson.Those left to mourn her loss and cherish her memory include two sons, Thomas Ray “Butch” Fancher, Jr. (Deanna) of Elmer, and Murrell Alan Wilson of Gardner; two daughters, Lisa Fancher Perry (Nick) of Deville, and Laura Faye Ogorek (Walter) of Alexandria; one brother, William “Billy” Watson of Baton Rouge; eleven grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.A time of visitation will be held at Rush Funeral Home, Hineston, on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Visitation will resume at Rush Funeral Home, Hineston, on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. until time of service.Honored to serve as pallbearers are: Walter Ogorek, Nick Perry, Jonathon Jones, Kenny Rachal, Richard Delcomyn, and David Constance. Honorary pallbearers will be Murrell Wilson and Thomas Ray “Butch” Fancher, Jr.Friends may post online messages of condolences for the Fancher/Wilson family by visiting www.rushfh.com

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Lucille Dickens Singletary

Aug 09, 1937 - Feb 29, 2024

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Alexandria, LA

Funeral services for Lucille will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2024, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Alexandria, Louisiana. Ministering the services will be Chaplain Bryan South. A burial service will follow the funeral and will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Sugartown Cemetery in Sugartown, Louisiana.Pallbearers will be Jared Averett, Colin Hicks, Jacob Miller, Vashawn Parker, Daniel Shelton, and Christian Singletary.The family requests that visitation be observed at the funeral home Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.Lucille Dickens Singletary entered this world on August 9, 1937, and passed from this world on February 29, 2024, at the age of 86 years old.Left to cherish Lucille’s memory are her daughter, Melissa Singletary of Alexandria, Louisiana; grandsons, Christian Singletary of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and Logan Singletary of Alexandria, Louisiana; brothers, Edward Dickens of Shreveport, Louisiana, Robert Dickens and wife Pat of Deridder, Louisiana, and Clyde Dickens and wife Eva of Lufkin, Texas; and sister, Ruby Dickens Manuel and husband Wilford of Sulphur, Louisiana.She was preceded in death by her parents, William Alfred ‘Red’ Dickens and Orel Harper Dickens; husband, Gerald K Singletary; brother, William Ray Dickens, Sr.; and sister, Patsy Ruth Dickens.Mrs. Lucille was a long-time native of Vernon Parish, being born in Sugartown, Louisiana. She enjoyed her time growing up in Sugartown by spending time with her siblings, parents, and extended family. Lucille played on Sugartown High School’s women’s basketball team, where she created many fond memories.She married Gerald Singletary on February 7, 1958 and moved to Elizabeth, Louisiana. Then later moved to Pitkin, Louisiana, where they lived on a forty-acre farm for over fifty years. While living in Pitkin, Lucille was a long-time member of First Baptist Church Pitkin, where she served in the nursery, kitchen, and taught Sunday School classes. Mrs. Lucille worked as a school bus driver for Pitkin High School for over twenty-five years, where she fostered great experiences with hundreds of people. Some of Mrs. Lucille’s other passions included gardening, quilting, helping on her and Mr. Gerald’s farm, and attending church services.Mrs. Lucille and Mr. Gerald adopted their daughter, Melissa Singletary, in August of 1969, where Lucille quickly grew as a caring homemaker and mother. Once Melissa had Christian and Logan, Lucille fell in love with her grandchildren and was always involved in their lives. Lucille moved to Alexandria in 2010 to live with Melissa, where Lucille became a member of Calvary Baptist Church and continued to be a valiant churchgoer. Lucille constantly loved, cared for, and mentored her daughter and grandchildren, helping them in every step of life.Mrs. Lucille also deeply loved and stayed in touch with all her extended family, visiting or calling many of them often. Lucille’s family loved her, appreciated all she did for those around her, and will deeply miss her. Words cannot describe how happy Lucille is now that she is with Jesus, Gerald, her parents and siblings, and all of her loved ones in Heaven.Special thanks to Saint Joseph’s Hospice for helping and caring for Lucille since December of 2022 and the Senior Ministry Team at Calvary Baptist Church. Their compassion for and conversations with Lucille allowed her to be comfortable and cared for during times of need.

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Bonnie Dell Guidry

Dec 01, 1942 - Feb 28, 2024

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Alexandria, LA

Bonnie Dell Guidry, age 81 formerly of Welsh, LA current resident of Marksville, LA, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria. Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Audette Guillory, Cathy Guidry, Aubrey "Johnny" Guidry, Wilgus "Anthony" Guidry, and Charles Guidry; brother, Tony Oliver. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Edward "P.E." Oliver & Gladys Robinson Oliver; grandson, Mark Anthony Guidry; and siblings, Judy Atkinson, Willard Oliver, and Eda Mae Vidrine. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Escude Funeral Home (318-964-2324) 6608 Porterie St. Mansura, LA 71350.

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Carl Jones Jr.

Mar 16, 1948 - Feb 29, 2024

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Alexandria, LA

Graveside services for Carl Jones Jr. will be at 1PM, Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Heard Cemetery, Manifest, LA with Rev. Joel Ford officiating. Visitation will be from 12:45 PM until time of service at 1PM, Saturday, March 2nd at the cemetery under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home, Alexandria, LA. Carl Jones Jr., 75, of Jonesville, LA, passed away Thursday, February 29, 2024 at Rapides Regional Medical Center. He liked to fish and hunt. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Jones Sr. and Alma Stroder. Those left to cherish his memory include his sister, Kathy Stone and husband Cuny; brother, Roger Jones and wife Aritha; wife, Lynn Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Angus Jones, Wilbur Sharp, Michael Brown, Michael Brown Jr., Terry Joe McPherson III and Charles Stevens.

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Milbert "Winky" Washington

Jan 31, 1948 - Feb 17, 2024

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Alexandria, LA

Funeral service for Milbert "Winky" Washington of Cottonport will begin at 11:00am on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at Escude Funeral Home in Cottonport. Visitation will begin at 9:00am to 11:00am on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Escude Funeral Home in Cottonport. Burial will follow at the Golden Chain Baptist church cemetery. Milbert "Winky" Washington, age 76, passed away on Saturday. February 17, 2024, at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria. Milbert was born on January 31, 1948. Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Ethel James, Melady Mayeux, Keisha Mayeux; step-children: Dwen Smoot, Tina Smoot, Earnest Kent Jenkins (Evelyn), And William ''Tommy'' Smoot; 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Georgia Washington, Edna Washington, Maude Ella Washington, Marissa Washington Wells, Mildred Butler, and Mazie Virginia Washington; brother, James Ray Washington; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton Washington Sr. and Aziqueen Kelly Washington; wife, Carrie Lee Jenkins Washington; siblings, Authur Washington, Milton Washington Jr., Edward Washington, ElMarie Prater, Henretta Augustine, and Vergi Murry.Those in honor to serve as pallbearers are Trenise Benjamin, Marissa Wells, Melody Mayeux, Lorraine Seaberry, Carla Washington, Georgia Bulter, and Santeria Washington. Those in honor to serve as honorable pallbearers are James Washington, Peter James, Kent Jenkins, Elton Johnson, and Williams Smoot. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Escude Funeral Home (318-964-2324) 552 Front St. Cottonport, LA 71327.

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Landry Ducote

Mar 07, 1949 - Feb 21, 2024

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Alexandria, LA

Landry Ducote, age 74 of Simmesport, passed away at the Christus St. Frances Hospital of Alexandria on Wednesday, February 21st, 2024. Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Sheila Ducote of Jay, FL; grandchildren, Delania Ellis (Jeremy), Landry Copeland (Carly), Dillon Anthony, and Ethan Copeland; 1 great-grandchild, Addisen Ellis. He is also survived by his sisters, Marylee Geautreaux (Freddie) of Houma and Sylvia Mayberry of Simmesport.He was preceded in death by his parents, Blume & Belle Bordelon Ducote; brother, Huey Ducote; sisters, Gloria Ducote, Shirley Ducote, Betty Lemoine, and Bernice Maddie.The family would like to thank the staff and nurses at the Bayou Chateau Nursing Center for the care and compassion shown to Mr. Ducote.Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.escudefuneralhome.com. Escude Funeral Home of Mansura, 6608 Porterie St. Mansura, LA 71350 (318-964-2324) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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Rev. Glen Joseph Mayeux

Jun 10, 1958 - Feb 21, 2024

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Alexandria, LA

Funeral services for Pastor Glen Joseph Mayeux of Lettsworth will take place at the Heart of Worship Church of Lettsworth on Saturday, February 24th, 2024 beginning at 12:00pm with Rev. Daniel Wright, III officiating. Burial will take place at the Heart of Worship Cemetery.Rev. Glen Mayeux, age 65, passed away at the Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital of Alexandria surrounded by his loved ones on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Carrie Sue Mayeux; children, Christy Mayeux, Marandia Wright (Rev. William Daniel Wright, III), Candis Leger (Jacob), and Malachi Mayeux; grandchildren, Ashley Mayeux, Caleb Mayeux, Hezekiah Leger, and Shai Leger; and 1 great-grandchild, Ryleigh Bordelon. He is also survived by his sister, Diane Dauzat.He was preceded in death by parents, Rev. Lloyd and Ruby Cazelot Mayeux; and his brother, Gary Mayeux.Visitation will begin at 8:00am at the Heart of Worship Church of Lettsworth and last until 12:00pm.Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.escudefuneralhome.com.Escude Funeral Home of Mansura, 6608 Porterie St. Mansura, LA 71350 (318-964-2324) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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