Obituaries

Wed
02
Jun

ELAINE “T-MAMA” ANDERSON BIERDEN

ELAINE “T-MAMA” ANDERSON BIERDEN

Funeral services for Elaine “T-Mama” Anderson Bierden, 93, of Coushatta, LA were held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Beulah Cemetery. Visitation was held from 12:00 P.M. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Gladys Elaine Bierden was born April 1, 1928 in Pleasant Hill, Louisiana to Bernace and Louella Dykes Anderson and entered into rest on May 22, 2021 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband John Truly “JT” Bierden, Jr.; sister, Eloise Anderson, brothers, Ray, Burrette and Bobby Anderson and his wife Millie and grandson, Ty Cobbs.

Wed
26
May

JEAN BROWN MILLER

JEAN BROWN MILLER

Funeral services for Jean B. Miller were held at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 943 Polk St., Mansfield, Louisiana on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend David Permenter and Reverend Lee Dickson officiating. The visitation was held on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until service time. Interment followed at Oak Grove Cemetery in Converse, Louisiana.

Jean was born on December 7, 1930 in Oak Grove, Louisiana to William and Lucille Brown and entered into rest on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 in Denison, Texas. She graduated from Oak Grove High School in 1950 and from Louisiana College in 1954, where she was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma. She was a school teacher for 30 years in DeSoto Parish and a Sunday School teacher for most of her life. Her most cherished hobby was spoiling her two grandsons.

Wed
19
May

RAYELLEN STACY DRY

Graveside services honoring the life of Rayellen Stacy Dry were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Stanley, Louisiana. Officiating the service was John C. Dry.

Rayellen was born on May 3, 1928, in Dallas, Texas to Thomas Dillard Stacy and Bonnie Raye Batts Stacy. She entered into eternal rest on May 9, 2021, in Zachary, Louisiana. Rayellen was a very accomplished artist, having sold many originals, prints, and commissioned pieces. Her artistry flowed into her cooking also. She was widely known for her culinary skill. She enjoyed making jams and jellies, which she sold while running the family peach orchard. Rayellen was active in attending church and was a choir member for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading and the game of Bridge with good friends. She showered love on her family, friends, and acquaintances.

Wed
19
May

ROBIN CHAMBLESS MCCASLAND CASEY

ROBIN CHAMBLESS MCCASLAND CASEY

Robin McCasland made her passage on February 23rd, 2020, three weeks after her 86th birthday. She had been residing in Albuquerque, NM over the prior two years.

Robin’s late parents, Robert Chambless and Gretchen (Gunter) Chambless, brought Robin into this world in a farmhouse birth on February 3rd, 1934, near Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish, Louisiana. She grew up in a rural farming family – and aspired to see the world. Robin graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a degree in Education where she met and shortly afterward married Lt William H. (Bill) McCasland, USAF, of Logansport, Louisiana. Robin’s family reared her in the United Methodist Church, she was an active member of the Wesley Foundation at Tech and would remain a committed and contributing member of Methodist congregations for all of her life.

Wed
19
May

JERRY JAY BLUNT

JERRY JAY BLUNT

Jerry Jay Blunt, age 72, went to be with his Lord on Friday, May 14, 2021 in the comfort of his own home in Stanley, LA. He was born on December 5, 1948 in Logansport, LA to Lawrence and Pearl Blunt. Growing up, he enjoyed working at his family’s dairy farm with his brothers and sisters. His job as an offshore drilling OIM and Rig Mover allowed him to travel all over the world.

Wed
12
May

HARRY FRANKLIN MORGAN

HARRY FRANKLIN MORGAN

A sunset memorial s ervice celebrating the life of Harry Franklin Morgan, 73, will be held at 6:30 PM, Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Grand Bayou Fishing Pier Pavilion in Coushatta, LA.

Wed
12
May

KENNETH SALLEY

KENNETH SALLEY

Funeral services honoring the life of Kenneth Salley, 79, of Grand Cane, Louisiana was held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Mansfield, Louisiana. Officiating at the service was Pastor Justin Haigler. A visitation preceded the funeral service from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., with interment following the service at Smyrna Cemetery in Grand Cane, Louisiana.

Kenneth was born on April 4, 1942 in Pleasant Hill, Louisiana to Carl and Helen Walker Salley. He entered into eternal rest on May 6, 2021 in Shreveport, Louisiana. He ran a successful steel fabrication company in Keithville, Louisiana for 35 years. He was a successful cattleman, was a crossword puzzle connoisseur, and dabbled in many other projects and hobbies throughout his life. He loved sweet tea and Hershey’s kisses with a passion.

Preceding Kenneth in death are his parents; his brother, M.C. Manasco; and his granddaughter, Kandi Cummins.

Wed
05
May

VADERE MAXINE JOHNSON SHAHAN

VADERE MAXINE JOHNSON SHAHAN

Vadere Maxine Shahan, 104, of Logansport, Louisiana entered into eternal rest on April 27, 2021 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

A visitation will be held at Cool Springs Primitive Baptist Church in Logansport, Louisiana on Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Funeral services honoring her life will followed at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021, also at Cool Springs Primitive Baptist Church. Officiating the service was Rev. Charles Hall. Interment followed the service at Cool Springs Cemetery in Logansport, Louisiana.

Vadere was born on July 21, 1916 in Logansport, Louisiana to Duffy Allen Johnson and Connie Alma Horn Johnson.

Preceding Vadere in death were her brother and sister.

Wed
05
May

JOYCE ANN RAMEY LOVE

JOYCE ANN RAMEY LOVE

Joyce Ann Ramey Love of Converse, Louisiana, formerly of Bridge City, Texas, entered into eternal rest on April 28, 2021 in Port Arthur, Texas.

Funeral services honoring her life were held at Beulah Baptist Church 3417 Hwy 481 in Mansfield, LA on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation was held at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel 943 Polk St Mansfield, LA from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Officiating over the service was Rev. David Permenter. Interment followed the service at Union Springs Cemetery in Converse, LA.

Wed
28
Apr

CAROLYN HENDERSON EVANS

CAROLYN HENDERSON EVANS

Carolyn Henderson Evans of Logansport, Louisiana passed away April 18, 2021 at the age of 74. Funeral Services honoring her life were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at First Baptist Church in Logansport, Louisiana. Officiating the service was Rev. Charles Hall and Rev. Shawn Thrapp. A visitation was held at 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at First Baptist Church in Logansport, Louisiana.

Carolyn was born in Mansfield, Louisiana on February 2, 1947 to Fred Newton Henderson and Terion Murline Bounds Henderson. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Logansport, Louisiana. She was a member of organizations like the Lions Club and Ladies Auxiliary Fire Department. She retired from DeSoto Parish School System after working there for 22 and a half years. In her spare time Carolyn loved to crochet and spend time with her dogs.

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