Obituaries
Obituary Archive

Renee Williams (07-01-2015)
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Funeral services for
Renee Williams, 65, were
held at 10 a.m. on Saturday,
June 27, 2015 at Pine
Grove Baptist Church
with Rev. Steve Barrett
officiating. Burial followed
in Pine Grove
Cemetery under the direction
of Farrar Funeral
Home in Farmerville.
Mrs. Wi l liams, a
homemaker, went to her
heavenly home June 24,
2015. She was a faithful
member of Pine Grove
Baptist Church, loved
to sing in the choir, was
very friendly and outgoing,
never met a stranger and she cared deeply about
her family.
She was preceded in death by: Her mother-in-law,
Louise Williams Jones and brother-in-law, Eugene
Williams.
Left to cherish her memory is: Her husband of 41
years, Ronald Williams of Bernice; sister-in-law: Ann
Williams of Bernice; two nephews – Gary Williams
and wife Karla of Bernice and Alan Williams and wife
Tracy of El Dorado; a niece, Candace Williams Barr
and husband Robbie of Eros; great niece and nephews
– Kaylie Williams, Garrison Williams, Ryan Williams,
Cody Barr and Heath Barr; great-great nephew: Drake
Barr; and a host of step nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Clay Chapman, Jeff Roberts, Jay
Roberts, Michael Lunsford, Billy Ross O’Bannon and
Randy Welch.
Visitation was June 26, 2015, at the church.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.
com.

Doris Soli (07-01-2015)
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Doris Arlene (Fletcher)
Soli was born April
10, 1927, in Stamford,
Neb., the oldest of four
daughters born to Dallas
Albie Fletcher and Lila
Irene (Bell) Fletcher. She
attended school in Stamford
and graduated from
Stamford High School
in 1944. After graduation
she worked at the
U.S. Naval Ammunitions
Depot in Hastings, Neb.,
where she met and married
LaMoine H. “Bill”
O’Donnell. Four children
were born to this
marriage – Robert Ray,
Kathleen Marie, Gary Danna and Laurie Jean. Kathleen
Marie died in infancy. Doris was baptized in the Christian
Church in Stamford in 1937 and later transferred
her membership to the Holley Christian Church in Sweet Home, Ore.
Bill worked on construction work most of his life, so
they lived in several states, including Nebraska, Oregon,
Washington, Michigan, Kentucky, Connecticut and California.
They returned to Sweet Home, Oregon and lived
there when he retired. Their marriage ended in divorce.
Doris later married Stanley A. Soli of Sweet Home on
March 20, 1975, and he died Jan. 1, 1999. After his death
she moved back to Alma and cared for her mother, Lila I.
Caley, until her death July 12, 2003.
Doris loved her family, her home and her work; she had
retired from the Sweet Home., Ore. School District where
she worked as an accountant for a number of years. She
also enjoyed traveling after her retirement.
She is preceded in death by: Her baby daughter in 1949;
her father in 1977; her husband Stan in 1999; her mother
in 2003; and sister Nona in 2011.
She leaves to mourn her passing: Two sons – Robert and
his wife Sheran and Gary and his wife Nittaya; daughter
Laurie Zook and her husband Virgil’ seven grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren; her sisters – Donna Mc-
Nelly and her husband Harold of Thebes, Ill. and Sharon
Fletcher of Thebes, IL, and several nieces, nephews and
many friends.
Doris passed away on June 26, 2015. A memorial service
will be planned at a later date.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.
kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

Donna Thomas (07-01-2015)

Funeral services for Donna
Sue M. Thomas, were
held at 2 p.m. on Sunday
June 28, 2015, at Canaan
Baptist Church with Bro.
Charles Ainsworth and Bro.
Rubin Weaver officiating.
Burial was in Canaan Cemetery
under the direction
of Farrar Funeral Home in
Farmerville.
Mrs. Thomas, a homemaker,
went to her heavenly
home June 24, 2015. She was
a member of First Baptist
Church of Spearsville. She
always liked visiting the
shut in elderly, working
with children and loved people especially her family.
She was preceded in death by: Her parents Fleet and
Marie Millsap; and a brother, Randy Millsap.
Left to cherish her memory is: Her husband of 40 years
David E. Thomas of Spearsville; two sons – Christopher
E. Thomas and Curtis A. Thomas and wife Melissa, all of
Spearsville; a brother, Gary Millsap and wife Jessi Ann
of North Carolina; a sister, Tammy Millsap White of Mebane,
N.C.; two grandchildren – Haley and Avery Thomas
of Spearsville; father-in-law David A. Thomas and wife
Yvette; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives
and many friends.
Pallbearers were Brad Thomas, James Thomas, Bill
Manning, Bill Cranford, Justin Pepper and Gary Wayne
Millsap. Honorary pallbearer was Jeffery Millsap.
Visitation was 5-8 p.m. on June 27, 2015, at Farrar Funeral
Home in Farmerville
The family request that memorials be made to St. Jude
Tribute Program; P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142; Memphis, TN
38148-0142.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.
com.