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Stuart Wiley Heard

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Celebrations of Life services for Stuart Wiley Heard, 61, were held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in the Rose-Neath Mansfield Chapel with Brother McKee Williams and Brother Tommy McMellon officiating. Interment immediately followed on the grounds of Grand Cane Cemetery, Grand Cane, LA under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home, Mansfield, LA. The family welcomed guests  for visitation Monday, July 7, 2014, during the hours of 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Rose-Neath Mansfield Chapel. Mr. Heard was born May 8, 1953 in Mansfield, LA, to the late Wiley Howard and Sarah Storey Provost Heard and was called to  his Heavenly home July 4, 2014 in
Mansfield, LA. His family moved to the Grand Cane community in the 1860’s becoming well established in the farming, timber and cattle industries. He was a graduate of Mansfield High School in 1971. Mr. Heard
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Lucy Lavada Bryant

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tLucy Lavada Bryant of Logansport went to be with her Lord Saturday, June 28 at the Garden Park Nursing Center in  Shreveport. She was born in Logansport Sept. 24, 1911 to Jimmy and Hettie Curry and passed away at the age of 102 years, 9 months, and 4 days. Mrs. Bryant graduated from Bethel High School of Logansport and married Ernest Bernard “Bernie” Bryant. She retired from Burnett-Bayland Children’s Home, Harris County, TX and
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GUEST EDITORIAL

I do. I was at my desk in Washington, D.C., watching the CSPAN feed of the House floor  debate taking place across the street. At the time I was a legislative staffer for a Texas congressman, and even though it was a Saturday, staffers like me filled the offices throughout Congress to closely monitor this historical debate.
 
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Tiffany Ann Murphy Franklin

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Funeral services honoring the life of Tiffany Ann Murphy Franklin, 33, were held 1:00 PM, Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at First Baptist Church Logansport, LA with Chad Murphy and Reverend Lance Cypert. Burial followed at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Stanley, LA. The family received friends at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Mansfield, LA on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM; and Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at First Baptist Church in
Logansport, LA from 11:00 AM until time of service. Tiffany was born March 30, 1981 in Beaumont, TX and  assed away June 21, 2014 at her home in Logansport, LA. The love of Tiffany’s life were her children, she enjoyed doing arts and crafts with them. She also enjoyed going four wheeler riding and fishing. Tiffany loved to play and coach softball. One of the highlights in her life was touching the lives of those she coached at Desoto Athletics.
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Marie Wells

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Funeral services honoring the life of Marie Wells, 96, were held 1:00 PM, Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Rose- Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Mansfield, LA with Reverend Skip Noble and Reverend Pat Cobb. Burial
followed at Zion Rest Cemetery in Pelican, LA. The family received friends at Rose-Neath Mansfield Chapel on Wednesday, June 19, 2014 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM. Marie was born in Marthaville, LA, and passed away at her home on Sunday, June 15, 2014. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Mansfield, LA. Preceding Marie in death were her husband Alvin Wells;  parents Rufus and Annie Ross Carroll; grandchildren DeLana 
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Rose Lee Sherman Lyles

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A life of love and service ended peacefully after a short illness June 8, 2014, with the passing of Mrs. Rose Lee Sherman Lyles. In her 94 years, Mrs. Rose was a devoted wife and a loving mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother. She was steadfast in her faith and a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mansfield for over 50 years. She loved art, and was an accomplished painter. She also loved music and practiced
dancercise daily until the age of 93. Raised in rural Brouillette Community near Marksville in a large French and Irish Catholic family, Mrs. Rose moved to  Shreveport at the outbreak of World War II to study nursing at Charity Hospital. There she earned her degree as a Registered Nurse, met and married Wilmar M. “Bill” Lyles, her husband of 63 years. Mr.  Bill, a prominent local cattleman and businessman, passed before her in 2003.
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Sonya Deas Shaw

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Celebration of Life services for Sonya Deas Shaw, 44, was held Friday, June 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Rose-Neath Mansfield Chapel with Rev. Ron Brown officiating. Interment immediately followed on the grounds of Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, LA under the direction of Rose-Neath Mansfield Chapel. The family welcomed guests for visitation Thursday, June 12,  2014 at the Mansfield Chapel from the hours of 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Sonya was born August 26, 1969 in Mansfield, LA and was called to dance with the angels on June 10, 2014 in Shreveport, LA. She will be missed by those who knew her. Left to cherish the precious  memories of Sonya are her husband, Richard Shaw; parents Wanda and Larry Deas; maternal grandmother, Doris Huey, one son, Trevor Dean Heyen; two daughters: Shelley Raelyn Heyen and Annie Hazel Shaw; one sister, Sissy Hall and 
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Lula Belle Pierce David

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Lula Belle Pierce David, 94, of Logansport, LA, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, June 12, 2014. She was born in Shepperd, TX on May 30, 1920 to Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Pierce. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her daughters Ozelle Ariola, of Houston, TX and Deborah Wilkinson and husband Howard of Logansport, LA, daughter-in-law Sandra David of Logansport, LA; grandchildren Paige Gates and husband Kristopher, Brooke
Lowe and husband Bradley, Miki and husband Joey Dyess, Kevin Ariola, Francie Woods and husband Lance, Dandi Holloway, Chance David and wife Julie, and Courtney Averett and husband Brian; great grandchildren Jordan and Kaden Lowe, Shelbi Hutto and husband Michael, Morgan Dyess, Haley and Sally Ariola, Willie, Katie and Bonnie Woods, Lucinda David, Lilly and Hadlee Averett, C.J. and Justin Collier and Bryer Holloway; special
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Richard Lee Foshee

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Funeral services honoring the life of Richard Lee Foshee were held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, June  15, 2014 at Rose-Neath Chapel in Mansfield, LA. Interment followed at Pollard Cemetery in Converse, LA. Visitation was on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Rose- Neath in Mansfield. Richard was born on March 20, 1959 to his parents John Wesley Foshee and Nell Foshee Vaughn. He is preceded in death by his father John Wesley Foshee; stepmother Lois Foshee; mother Nell Foshee Vaughn; step-father Griffin Vaughn; and sister Bonnie Foshee Anderson. Richard is survived by his wife Goldie Loriessa (Lou) Foshee; sons Brandon Foshee
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Susan Kay Woods

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A Celebration of Life service for Susan Kay Woods, 62, will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday June 7, 2014, in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church, 502 Polk Street, Mansfield, Louisiana. Susan was born May 4, 1952,
in Mansfield, La. to R. V. and Ann Jowell Woods. She went to be with her Lord on May 30, 2014, in Bossier City, La. Susan was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mansfield,  La. Preceding Susan in death were

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