Brown-McGehee Funeral Home, LLC

At Brown McGehee, LLC, our funeral directors have cared for families in the Bogalusa area since 1933. We are proud to be among the few independently owned funeral homes. Unlike others who are accountable to their stockholders and investors, we focus on your needs and earning the confidence of your family for generations to come. During some of the most difficult times of your life, choose our quality and value. We invite you to discover who has made Brown McGehee, LLC the ultimate provider of healing experiences in the community. This site contains the heritage, vision, and the people behind Brown McGehee, LLC's reputation of quality, sincerity, and trust.


Our Obituaries

Barbara Ann Kennedy

March 25, 1944 - June 18, 2017

Barbara Ann Kennedy age 73 passed away on June 18, 2017 at Hospice House of Slidell. She was a resident of Angie La. She is a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Varnado La. She is survived by one son Richard N. "Ricky" Kennedy of Angie la. Daughters Tammy Green "Richard" of Jonesboro Arkansas. Deidre Cassanova "Scot" of Covington La. One brother Roger Baker of Picayune MS. Sisters Lisa...
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Bruce Edward Jenkins

December 22, 1957 - June 17, 2017

Bruce Edward Jenkins age 59 passed away on June 17, 2017 at Resthaven Living Center in Bogalusa where he was a resident. He had been a resident of Bogalusa la all of his life. His wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Family and friends may view and sign our online guestbook at www.brownmcgehee.com
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William "Clinton" Kahl

January 5, 1920 - June 14, 2017

William "Clinton" Kahl born January 5, 1920 passed away peacefully on June 14, 2017 at his residence at the age of 97. He was an Engineer for Exxon Petroleum, Served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard, an Alumnus of Louisiana State Unviversity, member of the V.F.W. in Baton Rouge, LA. Clinton was a native of Bush, LA.,, and a member of Hebron Baptist Church. ...
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Elton Roy Miley

May 5, 1956 - June 13, 2017

Elton Miley born May, 5, 1956 passed away peacefully at his residence on June 13, 2017 at the age of 61. He was a Carpenter in the community and was of the Baptist Faith. He leaves behind his step-father, Harry Keaton, of Bogalusa, Chernie Miley of Bogalusa 2 brothers, Alan Miley of Bogalusa, and Anthony Keaton of Bogalusa, 2 sisters,...
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Joseph "Joe" Jones

February 7, 1937 - June 13, 2017

Joseph "Joe" Jones born February 7, 1937 passed away peacefully at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Franklinton, La. at the age of 80. Joe was a auto mechanic and had his own business in Bogalusa for many years rebuilding alternators and starters. Joe was a native of Bogalusa and was of the Baptist faith. He leaves behind a son, Ronald Joseph Jones of Franklinton, 3 daughters, Doris...
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Bufford Crain

March 6, 1928 - June 12, 2017

Bufford Crain was born in Pine La March 6, 1928. He passed away on June 12, 2107 in McComb Ms. He was raised in Bogalusa and graduated in 1946 and attended LSU and Louisiana College where he graduated. He also taught school in the Bogalusa School System. He was a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his brothers H.L. Crain "Charlene" of Bogalusa La, Lavell Crain of Bogalusa, Luke Crain of...
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Jacquelyn Nicole "Nikki" Edwards

October 12, 1985 - June 8, 2017

Jacquelyn Nicole "Nikki" Edwards born October 12, 1985 went home to be with The Lord on June 8, 2017 at the age of 31. She was a member Truelight Missionary Baptist Church and a native of Bogalusa. She leaves behind her Paternal grand parents, Fred and Agnes Edwards of Franklinton and Maternal grandmother, Linda Swick of Arkansas, her Father, David Edwards of Bogalusa and mother Crystal...
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Larry R. Miller

December 21, 1948 - June 8, 2017

Larry R. Miller age 68 passed away on June 8, 2017 at his residence in Bush La. He was a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife Carole L. Miller of Bush La. Sons Robert Karl Miller Marlborough Mass., Russell Lawrence Miller of North Grafton Mass. Daughter Andre Fay Miller of Bush La, Step daughter Lorine Farrington of Framingham Mass. Brother Bradley Miller of New Hampshire. Sisters Dawn...
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Lavon Ingram

October 15, 1951 - June 2, 2017

.Lavon Thomas Ingram, age 65, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 at his residence in Bogalusa, LA. He was employed for 19 years with Crown Zellerbach-Timber Division and 14 years with Delta Printing in Bogalusa. He was an avid genealogy researcher who loved his family and enjoyed telling stories of his childhood. He also enjoyed watching baseball especially his favorite team, the Houston Astros....
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Eunice Hall Magee

January 27, 1922 - May 28, 2017

OBITUARY FOR DR. EUNICE HALL MAGEE DR. EUNICE HALL MAGEE, age 95, went to be with her husband, Von Magee, and the Lord, on May 28, 2017 in Mandeville, LA. Her loving children and grandchildren were with her as she left. Eunice was born on January 27, 1922 at Crossroads, MS to her parents, Purvis Melvin Hall, Sr. and Mattie Ainsworth Hall. She had six siblings all but one of who preceded...
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Jan Singleton Sanders

July 7, 1956 - May 27, 2017

Brown McGehee Funeral Home 610 Avenue F Bogalusa, LA 70427 (985) 732-7155 Jan Singleton Sanders born July 7, 1956 passed away peacefully on May 27, 2017 at Ochsners Hospital in New Orleans, La. at the age of 60. She was the daughter of Dr. Allen and Jean Welcelean Singleton. She was of the Methodist Faith. ...
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Charles Larry Miley

August 19, 1943 - May 25, 2017

Charles Larry Miley age 74 passed away May 25, 2017 at his residence in Provencal La. He was a native of Bogalusa La and A US Navy veteran. He is survived by three sons, James Ardis Miley of Provencal La, John Kendall Miley of Robline La, and Mark Avery Miley of Hammond La. Sisters Wilma Jean Brown of Bogalusa La, and Elaine Myra Carroll of Varnado La. Nine grandchildren and six great...
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Eloise Pierce Jarrell

April 10, 1931 - May 23, 2017

Eloise Pierce Jarrell born April 10, 1931 went home to be with The Lord on May 23,2017. She passed away peacefully at the residence at the age of 86. Eloise was a member of the Temple Baptist Church. She leaves behind a son, Hayward Jarrell and his wife Cynthia of Bogalusa, a daughter, Darlene Jarrell McCain and her husband Ned of Sandy Hook, Ms. , 6 grandchildren and numerous great...
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Joyce Bernice Jones

April 14, 1934 - May 23, 2017

Joyce Bernice Jones age 83 passed away on May 23, 2017 at Resthaven Nursing Home. She was a resident of Bogalusa la and a charter member of Memorial Baptist Church here in Bogalusa. She is survived by her son Darrl Jones "Sheryl" of Bogalusa. One brother Willard Keen of Bogalusa La. Grandchildren Leah Booth, Laurel Boone, Leslie Willett, Brooke Sides, and Katelyn Jones. She is also survived by...
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Shirley Strahan Thomas

October 23, 1947 - May 16, 2017

Shirley Strahan Thomas age 69 passed away on May 16, 2017 at AMG Rehabilitation Hospital in Covington La. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by her son James R. Thomas III of Bogalusa La. One daughter Cecilia Martin of Madisonville La. Brother Edward Strahan of Franklinton La. Sisters Ella Mae Williamson of Belle Chase La., Loretha Freeman of Baton Rouge La., Emogene Burch of...
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Marie kirk Villimeur Meyers

August 22, 1955 - May 15, 2017

Marie Kirk Villemeur Myers born August, 22, 1955 in New Orleans, La. passed away peacefully on Monday May 15, 2017 at Lakeview Regional Medical Hospital at the age 61. She was the daughter of James and Nell Kirk. and was the last of 6 children. Marie was of the Baptist Faith. Marie is survived by her...
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Dorothy Alice Barnes

October 2, 1927 - May 11, 2017

Dorothy Alice Barnes born October, 2, 1927 went home to be with The Lord 0n May 11, 2017 at the age 89. She was of the Presbyterian Faith and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She leaves behind 2 sons, John C. Barnes of Bogalusa and Thomas E. Barnes and his wife Linda Gayle Martin Barnes, a daughter, Linda S. Barnes Baer of DeSoto, MO., a sister, Arlene Sohm...
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Jerry Robert Gorum, Sr.

December 24, 1948 - April 26, 2017

Jerry Robert Gorum Sr. age 69 passed away on April 26, 2017 at his residence in Bogalusa La. He was a US Navy veteran serving in Vietnam. He is survived by his wife Joyce Burkett Gorum of Bogalusa, La, three sons, Kenny Douglas Gorum of Bogalusa, Keith Darryl Gorum of Bogalusa, and Jerry Scott Gorum of Loranger La. Two daughters Melody Ann Gorum of Bogalusa and Cassie Marie Gorum of Bogalusa. Two...
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Joyce M. Taylor

September 27, 1929 - April 21, 2017

Joyce M. Taylor age 87, passed away on April 21, 2017 at her residence in Bogalusa La. She was a nurse for 22 years working at the Bogalusa Community Medical Center. She was also a member of The Bogalusa Congregation Of Jehovah's Witnesses. She is survived by two sons, David O. Taylor "Lisa" of Bogalusa, and Clifton Ray "Kip" Taylor "Minnie" of Bogalusa La. One sister Myrtis Penton of Varnado,...
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Ouita F Jourdan

December 7, 1933 - April 8, 2017

Ouita F. Jourdan born December 7, 1933 went home to be with The Lord on April 8, 2017 at the age of 83. She was a a member of Hebron Baptist Church of Bush, La. She leaves behind a son, Miles Simpson of Bush, La. and daughter, Sheila Aulbach of Sun, La., 2 sisters, Verna Lee Keaton of Bogalusa and Marjorie Gittenger of North...
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Athelee Gerald Schilling

January 26, 1920 - April 5, 2017

Athelee Gerald Schilling, born January 26, 1920, departed this world for heaven at her residence in Pine La, on April 5, 2017 she was affectionatly known as "Grandma" by many, she enjoyed caring for her family, making the best homemade biscuits around, gardening and just being outdoors. A beloved and devoted mother and grandmother, she leaves behind one son, Bennie Schilling (Debbie), three...
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Betty Joyce Flynn

August 12, 1939 - April 3, 2017

Betty Joyce Flynn born August 12, 1939 went home to be with The Lord on April 3, 2017 at the age of 77.. She was a nurse at the Rest Haven Nursing Home for 24 years of service and was also a member of Main Street Baptist Church. She is survived by her husbandof 60 years,...
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Janet Suzette Thomas

February 15, 1983 - March 31, 2017

I have fought the good fight. I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." Janet Suzette Thomas, 34, passed away on March 31, 2017, while she slept at home. She was born on Feb. 15, 1983, and was a lifetime resident of Varnado. The angels came and took her hand and said come with us; your struggle on earth is over. She is survived by a daughter, Destinee Thomas; two sons,...
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Deborah Holloway Blackburn

October 24, 1954 - March 30, 2017

Deborah Sue Holloway Blackburn, born October 24, 1954 passed away March 30, 2017 at Our Lady Of The lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge La. She was a native of Bogalusa La and a resident of Ponchatoula La. She is survived by one son Ronald Eric Blackburn of Ponchatoula La. Three daughters all of Ponchatoula, Stacey Thompson, Haley Blackburn and Rikki Barnes. Three brothers Gary Holloway,...
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Evie Singley

September 12, 1921 - March 17, 2017

Goldie Evie Singley Goldie Evie Singley, 95, died Friday March 17, 2017. Evie was born September 12, 1921 in Picayune, Mississippi to the late parents of Roscoe and Elizabeth Kennedy and was a lifelong resident of Angie, LA. She was an active member of Monroe Creek Baptist Church and the Eastern Star of Pine. She touched many lives by visiting elderly people in the community and greeting...
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Patricia Blackwell Pierce

March 17, 1927 - March 17, 2017

Patricia Blackwell Pierce born march 17, 1927 went home to be with The Lord on March 17, 2017 at the age of 90. She was resident of the Sun community and served as Post Master at the Sun, La. Post Office for 26 years. She was also a member of the U.S. Postal Union and was also of the Baptist Faith. She leaves behind a son, Jerry C. Arabie, 3 daughters, Tina Pierce of Sun, La., Sara Hathorne ...
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Max Wayne Jenkins

January 28, 1954 - February 26, 2017

Max Wayne Jenkins born January 28, 1954 went home to be with the Lord on February 26, 2017. Wayne as he was known by was a Graduate of Bogalusa High School, he also served time in the United States Air Force and attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Jenkins Courtois of Bogalusa, 3...
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Emma Mae Baker

December 12, 1937 - February 15, 2017

Emma Mae Baker age 79 passed away February 15, 2017 at her residence. She was a retired LPN who worked at the Bogalusa Community Medical Center for many years. She is survived by two sons William "Billy" Henry Baker of Bogalusa La, and Daniel Clyde Baker of Bogalusa La. One sister Eddie Mae Davis of Bogalusa La. Five sisters; Nita Faye Dykes of Bogalusa, Vera C. Hall of Bogalusa La, Janice Ann...
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Patricia Lynn Mama Pat McFarlane

December 2, 1955 - February 10, 2017

Patricia Lynn "Momma Pat" McFarlane born December 2, 1955 went home to the lord on February 12, 2017. She was a member of The Way Church of Denham Springs, La. She leaves behind her loving husband and family, her husband , Clyde McFarlane Sr. of Walker, La., 2 sons. Mitchell Phillips (Desere'e) Phillips of Denham Springs, La. and Clyde...
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Thomas Christopher Creel

October 10, 1966 - January 27, 2017

Thomas Christopher Creel born October 10, 1966 passed away January 27, 2017 at Riverside Medical Center at the age of 50. He is survived 2 sons, Charles Crouch of Houma, La., Emile Joseph Trahan of LaPlace, La., 3 daughters, Jennifer Christin Patterson of Mont Bel Vieu, Tx.,...
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John R. "Dickie" Underwood

July 20, 1926 - January 25, 2017

John Underwood, age 90, WW II veteran and resident of Bogalusa his whole life, passed away Wednesday, January 25 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Millie Ledoux Underwood of 69 years; five children: Vicki Underwood Bennett (Joe), Dickie Underwood Jr., Tommy Underwood (Debbie), Steve Underwood (Karen), and Donna Underwood Jarrett (Dave); eight grandchildren: Matt Bennett, Casey Underwood...
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Houston Roy "Doy" Cotton

June 15, 1932 - January 22, 2017

Houston Roy "Doy" Cotton born August 28, 1947 went home to be with The Lord on January 22, 2017 at the age of 69. He was a native of Bogalusa and was of the Baptist Faith. He leaves behind his wife, Debra Gerald Cotton of Bogalusa, 3 sons, Matthew Todd Cotton, Nicholas Scott Cotton and Christopher Shaun Cotton all of Bogalusa,...
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Joanne Theresa Duncan

February 11, 1963 - January 18, 2017

Joanne Theresa Duncan age 53 resident of Bogalusa passed away January 18, 2017 at her residents. She is a member of Crossroads United Pentecostal Church. She is survived by her husband Robert Duncan of Bogalusa, La. Three daughters Johannah Lawrence "Ethan" of Bogalusa La, Danielle Duncan of Slidell La, Kaitlyn Duncan of Bogalusa. One brother Tony Joseph Dardar "Lisa" of Lafayette La. One sister...
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Tura Bell Roberson Thurman

September 12, 1920 - December 28, 2016

Tura Bell Roberson Thurman born September 12, 1920 went home to be with The Lord on December 28, 2016 at her residence at the age of 96. She was a long time resident of Bogalusa and a member of the First Baptist Church and also worked as a clerk at Star Studio in Bogalusa. She is survived by a daughter, Donna Manzella Huth of Bogalusa, a granddaughter , Traci...
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Melba Louise Gann

January 29, 1932 - December 26, 2016

Melba Louise Gann A lifelong resident of Bogalusa, she passed away Monday evening December 26, 2016 at Our Lady of Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In Bogalusa Ms. Melba was a member of the Union Heritage Baptist Church and retired after 43 years as a hairdresser. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Debbie Williams and Barry Manuel of Bogalusa, son and daughter-in...
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Lois Ann Boykin Biglane

June 26, 1946 - December 11, 2016

Lois Ann Boykin Biglane born June 26, 1946 passed away peacefully December 11, 2016 at the age of 70. She was born in Taylorsville, MS. and was a resident of the Plainview Community for several years. She is survived by her husband, Jesse Biglane of...
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Ola Mae Wells

April 7, 1944 - December 11, 2016

Ola Mae Wells age 72 passed away December 11, 2016 at her daughters residence. She was a resident of Bogalusa La and a member of New Life Pentecostal Church. She is survived by her sons Wayne Wells "Brandie" of Poplarville Ms, Jonathan Tagert "Katie" of Bogalusa La. One daughter Sandra Wells Duncan "Tim" of Angie La. Brothers Wilbur Adams "Louise" of Bogalusa La, and Don Adams "Wanda" of...
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Hubert Rester

April 12, 1929 - December 8, 2016

Hubert Rester age 87 passed away December 8, 2016 at his residence in Bogalusa La. He retired from Holsom Bread Company after 33 years. Hubert was a member of True Light Baptist Church serving as a deacon for 45 years. He also served his country in the U S Marine Air Casual Squadron Eleven. He is survived by his wife Willa F. Rester. Son Charles Ray Rester "Tammy" of Bogalusa La. Daughters...
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Willard Glenn Mizell

August 21, 1938 - December 7, 2016

Willard Glenn Mizell of Crossroads MS., born August 21, 1938 passed away December 7, 2016 at the age of 78 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. He was a loving husband, father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. He was also a member of the Sun Baptist Church. Glenn leaves behind his beloved wife of 56 years Eunice Lee Mizell, a son , Greg (Amanda) Mizell and a brother...
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Ruby M. Tucker

March 15, 1929 - December 7, 2016

Ruby M. Tucker age 87 passed away on December 7, 2016 in Destrehan La. She is survived by two sons, Wilton Hunt of Franklinton La, and Wesley Hunt of Crosby Tx. Three daughters, Diane Wheeler of Ft. Worth Tx, Susan Roper of Paulina La, and Lynn McDevitt of Destrehan La. One sister Fannie Freeman of Kenner La. Twenty four grandchildren, thirty nine great grandchildren and twenty great-great...
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Lennie Estelle Wells Adams

June 21, 1934 - December 3, 2016

LENNIE ESTELLE WELLS ADAMS , AGE 82, OF BATON ROUGE, LA. WAS CALLED UP TO DO THE LORDS WORK ON THE AFTERNOON OF DECEMBER 3, 2016. SHE WAS BORN JUNE 21, 1934 TO RAINER KING WELLS AND LENNIE MARY TATE WELLS. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF BENS FORD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER BELOVED HUSBAND OF 60 YEARS, W.V. ADAMS JR. OF BATON ROUGE,...
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Bill Monroe Branch

November 10, 1947 - November 22, 2016

Bill Monroe Branch, born November 10, 1947 passed away peacefully November 22, 2016 at PAM Specialty Hospital in Covington, La. He was an employee at the Gaylord and Crown Zellerbach paper Mill. He was a resident od Varnado and was member of the Southern Baptist Church of Varnado. ...
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Charles Ray Fontenot

October 18, 1951 - November 20, 2016

Charles Ray Fontenot , born October 18, 1951 wnt home to be with the Lord on November 20, 2016 at the age of 65. He was loved LSU and loved family and friends and also loved to eat. He leaves behind a first Cousin Daniel Fontenot and his wife Karen of Bogalusa and 2 aunts, Helen Fontenot of Bogalusa and Lois Bickham of Franlinton, and many cousins and family members. ...
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Sheila McLaurin Harris

August 6, 1947 - November 14, 2016

Sheila McLaurin. Harris born August 6, 1947 went home to be with The Lord on November 14, 2016. She was born in Bay Springs, MS. And a long time resident of Bogalusa. She was a devoted mother and homemaker and loved her family. She leaves behind 4 sons, Trent McLaurin of White Sands, MS., Eddie Harris and...
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Ether Mae Stewart

April 6, 1925 - November 11, 2016

Ether Mae Stewart age 91 passed away November 11, 2016 at her residence in Foxworth Ms. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Bogalusa La. She is survived by four sons John Paul Stewart of Foxworth Ms, Thomas Edward Stewart Washington Parish La, William Rusty Stewart of Gloster Ms, and Wilbert E. Stewart of Foxworth Ms. Step sons Samuel Toby Stewart, of Washington Parish , Charles...
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Robert Max Oliver, Jr.

September 30, 1948 - November 9, 2016

Robert Max Oliver Sr. born September 30, 1948 passed away November 9. 2016 peacefully at his residence at the age od 68. He was a resident of Angie and was a retired Correctional Officer at the Rayburn Correctional Center and was a member of Bens Ford Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by 2 sons, Robert Max Oliver Jr. of Franklinton, La and John Oliver of Pine, La. One daughter,...
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William "Bill" J. Roberts, Jr.

February 1, 1923 - November 6, 2016

William J. Roberts Jr. born February 1, 1923 passed away November 6, 2016 at the Rest Haven Living Center at the age of 93. He retired from the Gaylord Box Plant with many years of service and loved life and his family and loved to travel. He leaves behind 2 sons, Carl Bruce Roberts of Bogalusa and Kenneth David Roberts of Waynesboro, MS., a daughter Sandra Brumfield and...
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Phyllis Pierce Starks

July 11, 1946 - October 29, 2016

Phyllis Pierce Starks born July 11, 1946 passed away at Ochsners Hospital on October 29, 2016 At the age of 70. She was a resident of Angie. She is survived by her son , Gordon Trent Starks and his wife Rose of Angie, La., a sister, Patricia Wilson of Varnado, a niece, Donna Simon and her husband Joey and a...
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Charles Wayne Thompson

December 23, 1938 - October 20, 2016

Charles Wayne Thompson born December 23, 1938, passed away October 20, 2016 at Golden Living Nursing Home in Meridian Ms. He was a former resident of Bogalusa La, and owner of Thompson's Bait Shop. He was also retired from the State Of Louisiana. He is survived by one sister Teresa Anders and husband Billy of Meridian Ms. Two nieces Donna Ahlrich and husband Paul of Madison Ms, and Dianne...
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James E. Simmons

February 20, 1923 - October 6, 2016

James E. Simmons age 93, passed away October 5, 2016 at Resthaven Living Center here in Bogalusa. He was a resident of Franklinton, member of Light House Pentecostal Church, and US Army veteran serving in WW II. He is survived by on son James Edward "Joe" Simmons of Franklinton, two daughters, Jean Carolyn Simmons Warren of Sheridan La, Joyce Elizabeth Simmons Creel of Bogalusa La. Eight...
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Evelyn P. Corkern

January 16, 1939 - October 4, 2016

Evelyn Pasterio Corkern born January 16, 1939 passed away October 4, 2016 at Our Lady Of the Angles Hospital in Bogalusa. She is survived by three sons, Vernon E. Corkern Jr. Of Bogalusa, Johnny R. Corkern of Bogalusa, and Tony M. Corkern of Angie La. Three daughters Nora Barber of Bogalusa, Joyce Creel of Bogalusa and June Lorio of Bogalusa. Three sisters Charlene Ricard, Stella Miley, Rose...
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Jimmy Ray Rogers

December 26, 1937 - September 30, 2016

Jimmy Ray Rogers, a resident of Angie, Louisiana passed away at the age of 78. He went peacefully at the home of his daughter in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Friday, September 30, 2016 surrounded by family. He was born on 12-26-1937 in Pine, Louisiana, eldest of 5 children. He married Delores Elaine Hall on 8-27-56 and celebrated 55 years together. As a member of the Boilermaker-Blacksmith...
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Richard Wayne Talley

April 16, 1933 - September 29, 2016

Richard Wayne Talley age 83 passed away Sept. 29, 2016 at his residence in Sun La. He was a member of Talley's Chapel Pentecostal Church. He was also a US Navy Veteran serving in the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his wife Virginia Dykes Talley of Sun La. Three sons, Charles Wayne Talley "Jodie" of Bogalusa, Troy Laverne Talley "Diana" of Bush La., Russell Paul Talley "Lynn" of Bush La....
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Delos R. "Dickie" Williams

June 12, 1933 - September 24, 2016

Delos R. "Dickie" Williams Sr., age 83 passed away September 24, 2016 at his residence in Bogalusa La. He was a member of Lees Creek Baptist Church and member of the Sun Lodge. He is survived by his wife LaVerne Thomas Williams of Bogalusa La. One son Delos R. Williams Jr. "Rhonda" of Bogalusa La. Daughters, Debbie Williams Stafford "Randy" of Franklinton, La., Vicki Williams St. Pierre "Ray" of...
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Geneva H. Holston

March 7, 1942 - September 21, 2016

Geneva Holmes Holston of Bogalusa was granted her angel wings and went to be with her beloved Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 21, at the age of 74. Her final days were surrounded by family and friends that she had touched in some way throughout her memorable life. "MeeMaw" as she was lovingly known by her family, was a devoted wife and amazing mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and...
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Lucille Harris Hodge

December 17, 1937 - September 9, 2016

Lucille Harris Hodge age 78 passed away September 9, 2016 at her residence in Bogalusa La. She was also a member of Calvary Christian Fellowship. She is survived by her husband J.W. Hodge of Bogalusa La. One son Carlos Ditcharo of Fla. One brother Billy Wayne Harris of Alaska. Nephews Eddie Harris, Bryan Harris, Brad Harris Willie Edward Harris, Ricky Edward Harris, Eddie Harris, Bobby Harris,...
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Alice Laminda Rhoden

December 23, 1925 - August 29, 2016

Alice Laminda Rhoden age 90 passed away August 29, 2016 in Slidell La. She was a resident of Bogalusa and member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She was also a retired school teacher. She is survived by two daughters, Patsy Landry of Slidell la, and Linda Kay Clark of Bogalusa La. One sister Clara Kennedy of Angie La. Five grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by...
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Carolyn Ann Martin

October 14, 1942 - August 20, 2016

Carolyn Ann Martin age 73 passed away August 20, 2016 at Good Samaritans Nursing Home. She was a resident of Varnado La. She is survived by two daughters Susan (Scott) Blair, and Frankie Jones. Four grandsons, Jay and Michael Blair, Matt Hillhouse and Zach Lyons. Four great grandchildren Mark and Raegan Hillhouse and Elise Blair and Bresa Blair. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Theresa...
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Mamie Thomas McDonald

September 6, 1921 - August 19, 2016

Mamie Thomas McDonald age 94 passed away August 19, 2016 at Harvest Manor Nursing Home in Denham Springs La. She was a resident of Bogalusa and member of Bens Ford Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons both of Bogalusa, Edward Wilson McDonald and Corbett Dale McDonald. Two daughters, Dianne Muchow of Denham Springs La, and Deborah Rodish also of Denham Springs La. One brother Leon Thomas...
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Donna G. Padgett

December 1, 1954 - July 28, 2016

Donna G. Padgett age 61 passed away July 28, 2016 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. She was a resident of Bogalusa and US Navy Veteran during Vietnam War .She is survived by three sons, Chris Pittman of MS, Kevin Blackwell of Bogalusa, and Aaron Scott Blackwell of Bogalusa. One daughter Brandy Blackwell of Bogalusa. His mother JoAnn Beeson of Bogalusa. Three brothers, Herbert Glover Jr. of Bogalusa...
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Oree H. Galloway

July 3, 1923 - July 26, 2016

Oree H. Galloway born July 3,1923 went home to be with The Lord on July 26, 2016. She was a resident of Bogalusa and a member of Main Street Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Marvin Galloway of Bogalusa, a daughter, Gwendolyn Bartels of Slidell, La., 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and other family members and...
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Georgia Etta Schilling

June 3, 1931 - July 25, 2016

Georgia Etta Schilling born June 3, 1931 went home to be with The Lord July 25, 2016. She was a member of the United Faith Pentecostal Church of Bogalusa. She is survived by 2 brothers, Shelly Ward and William Ward, 2 sister, Eula Mae Mclain and Louise Rogers and numerous nieces and nephews and other family members and friends. ...
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Shirley Jean Dunaway

April 13, 1939 - July 25, 2016

Shirley J. Dunaway age 77 passed away July 25, 2016 at Colonial Care in Baton Rouge La. She is survived by two sons Rickey Breland of Denham Springs La, and Terry Breland of Bogalusa La. Two daughters Debra Dillon of Denham Springs La, and Cynthia O'Bryant of Tylertown Ms. Two brothers Buddy Farmer of Bogalusa La, and Roy Hill of Tickfaw La. One sister Carolyn Kysar of Gonzales La. Numerous...
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Vesey J. Richardson

February 11, 1935 - July 25, 2016

Vesey J. Richardson passed away at his home on July 25, 2016, at the age of 81, surrounded by his loving family. Vesey was born on February 11th 1935, to the late Ogise and Mildred (Tootsie) Parker Richardson. A native of Bush La and a graduate of Covington High School in 1953, he proudly served his country in the National Guard for four years and the Army for two years. He spent some time in...
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Bertha Mae Miller

February 18, 1939 - July 17, 2016

Brown McGehee Funeral Home 610 Avenue F Bogalusa, LA 70427 (985) 732-7155 Bertha Mae Miller born February 18, 1939 wnt home to be with The Lord July 17, 2016 at the age of 77. She was a long time resident of Bogalusa and was a member of the Central Missionary Baptist Church. She leaves behind 2 sons, Kurt Miller and his wife Elisha of Bogalusa and Karl...
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Eleanor Juanita Davis Guilott

October 28, 1930 - July 10, 2016

Eleanor Juanita Davis Guilott (October 28, 1930-July 10, 2016) passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 10, surrounded by her family at the age of 85. She was a lifelong resident of Bush, LA who enjoyed her family, friends, traveling, and working in her yard. She was the beloved wife of the late Clarence Guilott. She is survived by two sons: Howard (Alice) Guilott of Orange, TX and C. Wayne...
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Ruby Duncan

January 14, 1965 - July 4, 2016

Ruby Ann Duncan born January 14, 1965, passed away July 4, 2016 in McComb, Ms. She is survived by her husband Larry Duncan Sr. , of Bogalusa La. Three sons, Burkley Duncan of Warnerton La, Larry Duncan Jr. of Warnerton La, and Thomas Duncan of Warnerrton La. One daughter Angel Duncan of Warnerton. Father Ruben Stogner of Warnerton and one sister Mary Ann Stogner of Ms. Seven grandchildren. She...
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Martin Andrew "Marty" Knight

May 27, 1950 - July 2, 2016

Martin Andrew "Marty" Knight born May27. 1950 went home to be with The Lord on July 2, 2016 at the age of 66. He was a member of Mt. Zion Pentecostal Church of the Lee Road Community. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Diane Jenkins Knight of Franklinton, 2 daughters, Lisa Gayle Knight of Franklinton and Samantha Lynn Knight Farlow and her husband of Sumrall...
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Thomas Q Grass

January 9, 1968 - June 23, 2016

Thomas Q. Grass age 48 passed away June 23, 2016 at Our Lady of The Angles. He is survived by Amanda Bennett of Bogalusa La. One sister Eileen Young of Bogalusa La. He is preceded in death by his parents Bernard and Edith Kuhn Grass, and brother John Arnold Grass. Visitation will be in the chapel of Brown McGehee Funeral Home on Saturday June 25, 2016 from 5 pm until 9 pm. Visitation will...
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Camille Ridgdell

April 3, 1950 - June 11, 2016

Camille Elaine Ridgdell age 66 passed away June 11, 2016 at Rest Haven Living Center in Bogalusa La. She is survived by a daughter Melissa Ridgdell Jenkins "James" of Bogalusa La. Two brothers Alvin Lott "Beverly" of Covington La, and Stanley Lott "Joyce" of Polarville Ms. One sister Christine Lott Pell "Hugh" of Slidell La. Two grandchildren Baine Jenkins and Gage Jenkins. She is preceded in...
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Doris Johnnie Mae Pigott

January 31, 1934 - June 9, 2016

Doris Johnnie Mae Pigott born January 31, 1934 when home to be with the lord June ,9 2016 at the age of 83. She was born in Bogalusa and a resident of Pascagoula, MS. She leaves behind a son Charles Pigott Sr. of Pennsylvania a brother, Benson Crawford Smith of Rhode Island, 2 Sisters, Theresa Snowden and Geniel Ogundele both of Road Island, a special aunt Minster Bobbie J. Lindsey of...
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Ada Augusta Jones

March 12, 1923 - June 9, 2016

Ada Augusta Jones born March 12, 1923 went home to be with The Lord June 9, 2016 at the age of 93. She was a resident of Bogalusa and was a member of West Side Emmanuel Baptist Church. She leaves behind 2 sons, James Bennie Jones Jr. and his wife Robin of Franklinton, La. and Edward Lee Jones and his wife Freda of Purvis, MS.2 daughters, Brenda Jones Fox and her husband...
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Theresa A. Wells

February 11, 1945 - June 9, 2016

Theresa A. Wells born February Feb. 11, 1945 passed away June 9, 2016 at Our Lady Of The Angels Hospital. She was a resident of Resthaven Living Center. She is survived by two sons, Robert Hodge of Crossroads Ms, and Charles Sanders of Bogalusa. Grandchildren Shanna Sanders, Christina Sanders, Brittnay Miller, Jacob Freeman, Chloe Jarrell. Two great grandchildren Tyrone Brinson and Payton Rogers....
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Benton Bernard Kennedy, Sr.

September 24, 1933 - June 4, 2016

Benton Bernard Kennedy Sr. born September 24, 1933 went home to be with The Lord on June 4, 2016 at the age of 82. He owner of Kennedy Fish Traps and he was a member of Angie Baptist Church . Benton served his country by serving in the United States Air Force. He Leaves behind his beloved wife, Carolyn Thornhill Kennedy of Angie, a son...
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Mary Louise Smith

August 11, 1941 - June 1, 2016

Mary Louise Smith age 74 passed away June 1, 2016 at Riverside Medical Center. She was a resident of Franklinton La. She is survived by two sons, Robert Jay Smith Jr. of Houston Tx and Jimmy Anthony Smith of San Diego Calif. One daughter Donna Marie Smith Norton of Franklinton La. Brothers Henry Young of Varnado La and Charles Young of Gulfport Ms. Sisters Sarah Kelley of Warnerton La and Delona...
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Herbert Wayne Smith

April 5, 1952 - May 30, 2016

Herbert Wayne Smith, born April 5, 1952, passed away Monday, May 30, 2016, at the age of 64. He was a resident of Bogalusa and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Poplarville, Miss., and the Bogalusa American Legion Post 24. He was a veteran and served in the U.S. Army. He leaves behind a daughter, April Lynn Smith Pitre of Houma; two brothers, Bobby (Diane) Smith of Millry, Ala.,...
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Elbert Miley

December 8, 1946 - May 29, 2016

Elbert E. Miley, 69, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016, at his residence in Bogalusa. He was employed by Crown Zellerbach/Gaylor Papermill for 33 years and retired from the National Guard after serving 20 years. Elbert enjoyed antique cars, spending time with his family, and most of all going to ballgames to watch his grandchildren play. He is survived by a daughter, DeAnn (Byron) Forbes...
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Rhonda Denise Watson

July 3, 1955 - May 27, 2016

honda Denise Watson age 60 passed away May 27, 2016 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Franklinton La after a lengthly illness. She was a resident of Bogalusa La, and Member of First Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 31 years James B. Watson, a son Jimmy H. Smith Jr (Denise) and granddaughter Kyla Briann Vallejo of Franklinton La. One sister Debra Lynn Cotton (Doy) of Bogalusa....
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Audrey Lee Thomas

March 28, 1948 - May 26, 2016

Audrey Lee Thomas born March 28, 1948 passed away peacefully with her family at her side on may 26, 2016 at the age of 68.She was a dovted housewife and mother and a resident of the Bush, La. Community. She leaves behind her husband, George "Ron" Thomas of Bush, two sons, Donald Eugene Thomas and Richard...
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Artelia Keen Easterling

September 25, 1921 - May 20, 2016

Artelia Keen Easterling age 94 passed away May 20, 2016 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home. She was a resident of Angie La and a charter member of Memorial Baptist Church in Bogalusa La. She is survived by one daughter Wanda E. Pigott "Virgil" of Angie La. One brother Willard Keen of Bogalusa, one sister Bernice Jones of Bogalusa. One grandaughter LaWanna Leigh Pigott-Crutcher "James" of South...
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Edwin Bernell "Lightening" Simmons

May 15, 1954 - May 17, 2016

Edwin "Lightening" Simmons born May 15, 1954 went home to be with The Lord on May 17, 2016 at the age of 62. He was an Employee for the City of Bogalusa with 35 years of service and also worked for the Bogalusa Daily News and the Washington Parish District Attorney's Office. He served as Assistant Advisor for Venture Crew 785 B.S.A for 5 years, and was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist...
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Vivian Creel Williams

October 23, 1935 - April 25, 2016

Vivian Creel Williams age 80 passed away April 25, 2016 at Walthall General Hospital in Tylertown Ms. She is survived by one son Donald Williams of Angie La. Three daughters, Brenda Jones of Franklinton La, Shelia Williams of Tylertown Ms, and Stephanie Knight of Franklinton La. Two brothers, Ralph Creel of Tennessee, and Jr. Creel of Pine La. Two sisters Gloria Jean Woods of Tylertown Ms and...
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Alexander J. Stamatelaky

September 22, 1934 - April 15, 2016

Alexander J. Stamatelaky age 81 passed away April 15, 2016 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond La. He was a US Navy Veteran and a retired US Merchant Marine. He enjoyed, cooking,fishing, and traveling. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Mary Aline Jenkins Stamatelaky, three daughters Lauri (Richard) Humphrey, Mary Ann Rowe, and Tammy (Donnie) Adams, two sons Alan Stamatelaky and Timothy...
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Helen L. Magee Knight

February 1, 1922 - April 10, 2016

Helen L. Magee Knight "Our Matriarch" entered her heavenly home on April 10, 2016 at the age of 94. Helen was lovingly known as "Granny' was born February 1, 1922 to John David and Nancy Jeanette King Magee in Bogalusa. She was the heart and soul of our family. She was a Loving Mother, grandmother, great-grand mother, great-great grandmother and friend. She will be greatly missed by her family,...
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George Earl Thomas, Sr

February 22, 1932 - April 6, 2016

George Earl Thomas, a resident of Bogalusa, passed away at his home on April 6, 2016, at the age of 84. George was born on Feb. 22, 1932 to Ephriam and Mecy Thomas of Plainview. He was the youngest of eight siblings. As a child, he enjoyed working on the family farm. He was a graduate of Bogalusa High School. He worked at the Bogalusa Paper Mill and retired in 1997 after 45 years. After...
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Roy Dale Freeman

June 18, 1940 - March 24, 2016

Roy Dale Freeman age 75 passed away March 24, 2016 at Lakeview Regional Medical Center. He was a resident of Bogalusa and US Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife Wanda T. Freeman of Bogalusa La. One son Michael Dale Freeman "Phyllis" of Poplarville Ms. Two daughters Lisa Spears "Ronnie" of Bogalusa La, and Emily Smith "Bernard" of Bogalusa La. Seven grandchildren, Brandon Freeman, Jamie...
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Mary Louise Edwards

September 3, 1946 - March 18, 2016

Mary Louise Edwards, born September 3, 1946 passed away March 18, 2016 at AMG of Covington at the age of 69. She attended Love Baptist Church here in Bogalusa. She leaves behind her husband, Brad Edwards of Bogalusa, a son Richard E. Edwards of Rhode Island, 2 brothers, Samuel R. Carroll of Petal, MS., and Maxwell Carroll of Bogalusa, numerous nieces and nephews and other...
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Earl Winston Seal

October 31, 1941 - March 10, 2016

Earl Winston Seal, born October 31, 1941 pased away March 10, 2016 at the Our Lady of Angels at the age of 74. He was of the Baptist Faith. He worked at the Crown Zellerbach , Southern Timber Forestry Division as shop foreman. He leaves behind a daughter, Tawana Seal Applegate and fiance', Jessie Wall of Franklinton,...
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David Preston Crain

February 10, 1959 - March 3, 2016

David Preston Crain age 57 passed away March 3, 2016 at his residence in Bogalusa La. He is survived by two daughters, Holly A. Crain of Covington La, and Mindy M. Crain of Bogalusa La. Two brothers, James "Corky" Crain of Bogalusa La, and Clarence Cooper Crain of Holden La. Four grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents James Preston and Betty Joyce Cooper Crain, brothers Lamar...
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Robert "Bobbie:" Borel

September 16, 1937 - February 27, 2016

Sunrise, September 16, 1937 until Sunset, February 27, 2016 for Robert "Bobbie" Borel who peacefully went home to be with The Lord at the age of 78. He was a Christian and loved the Lord and was an Iron Worker. He also served his country by serving in the United States Air Force. ...
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Betty Davis Powell

April 16, 1935 - February 26, 2016

Betty Davis Powell, born April 16, 1935 passed away peacefully at the Pearl River County Hospital on February 26, 2016 at the age of 80. Betty was a long time member of the Love Baptist Church here in Bogalusa. A devoted mother she leaves behind 3 daughters, Yvonne (Authur) Nobles of Bogalusa, Betty Jo (Mark) Kimmons...
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Carolyn Nickolaus

July 16, 1978 - February 23, 2016

Carolyn Nickolaus age 37 passed away February 23, 2016 at her residence in Bogalusa La. She was president of American Legion Unit #24 Lady's Auxiliary for the last eight years. She is survived by Aunts Cheryl Roper of Metairie La, and Cynthia Logan of Appoka Fla. One uncle Kenning Aultman of Harahan La., Grandparents Dorothy Aultman of Harahan and Roy Aultman of Picayune Ms. Her wishes were...
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Philip J. "Butch" Cedotal, Jr.

May 29, 1947 - February 22, 2016

Philip J. "Butch" Cedotal Jr., a resident of Bogalusa passed away Monday, February 22, at his home at the age of 68. The first born and only son of Philip and Audrey Cedotal, he was born May 29, 1947. He is survived by his wife, Shirley J. Cedotal, his daughter, Phyllis Cedotal Warren,...
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Betty Jo Scruggs Lambert

October 18, 1924 - February 14, 2016

Betty Jo Scruggs Lambert born in Bogalusa La on October 18, 1924 passed away on Sunday February 14, 2016 at the age of 91 years old. Betty Jo loved cooking, canning, sewing, crocheting, and reading. She always had a biscuit and a cup of coffee to offer anyone who dropped by. She was an amazing and beautiful person inside and out, and always she had a smile of her face to offer. One of her...
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Richard Eugene "Ricky" Whitney, Jr.

January 12, 1981 - February 12, 2016

Richard Eugene Whitney Jr. "Heaven Rejoices while the earth cries" Richard was called home to our Lord at 7:26 A.M. Friday February 12, 2016. He was 35 years old. He is survived by his 7 year daughter...
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Inez Sandifer

March 4, 1922 - January 27, 2016

Inez Sandifer age 93 passed away Jan 27, 2016 at Our lady Of Angles Hospital in Bogalusa. She was a resident of Bogalusa and a charter member of Midway Baptist Church. She is survived by one son Charles O. Ingram of Bogalusa La. Two daughters, Charlene Branch of Bogalusa and Marlene Ard of Thomasville Ala. Two brothers, Luke Miley of Varnado and Elder Mason Miley of Pine La. Two sisters, Lucille...
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Paul L Garner

August 28, 1982 - January 27, 2016

Paul L. Garner born August 28, 1982 passed away at his residence January 27, 2016 at the age of 33. Paul was of the Baptist Faith. He is survived by his his Father, Paul E. Garner, his mother, Robin Thigpen of Bogalusa, a daughter, Alyssa Leigh Garner of Nashville, TN., brothers, Jason Paul Garner of...
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Mary Delaine Lanie Farr Rivera

August 13, 1958 - January 24, 2016

Mary Delaine Farr Rivera "Lanie age 57 passed away January 24, 2016 at Marion General Hospital in Columbia Ms. She was a resident of Poplarville Ms. She is survived by her husband Jr. Rivera. Two brothers Vernon Ray Farr "Vicky and Allen Farr. Three sisters Sharon Ann Daquin "John", Pamala Darlene Higginbottom "Mike", and Tracy West "Mike". Five nephews and two nieces. Visitation will be on...
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Judy Diane Sheridan

July 28, 1947 - January 19, 2016

Judy Diane Sheridan born July 28, 1947 passed away at her residence on January 19, 2016 at the age of 68. She was a born in Bogalusa and resided in Bush, La. Judy was also a member of the Bush United Methodist Church. She was a Minute Clerk for the St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Courts where she served 20 years of service. She was a beloved mother and...
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Etha Lavada Bryant

November 15, 1914 - January 19, 2016

Etha Lavada Bryant age 101 passed away on Jan. 19, 2016 at Resthaven Living Center in Bogalusa La. She was a resident of Bogalusa La. She is survived by one son Tom Lewis who lives in Kentucky. Two daughters Helen L. Stewart of Bogalusa La and Ann james of Leesburg Fla. Five grandchildren and a special friend Donna Martin. Her wishes were to be cremated and no memorial service is planned. ...
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