Obituaries

Phillip Baker

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Funeral services for Mr. Phillip Wayne Baker 68, of Marion, La., will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the First Baptist Church in Marion, La. Officiating the service will be Rev. Bubba Hoggatt. Visitation will be held preceding the service beginning at 12:30 p.m. until time of service under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.

Linda Kay Darnell

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Linda Kay Darnell was born February 17, 1940, and went to her heavenly home on May 13, 2020. Linda Kay graduated from Farmerville High School in 1958 and Louisiana College in 1961. Linda Kay was Louisiana College Homecoming Queen and May Queen, and later she was the first Miss Farmerville. Mrs. Linda Kay retired from E.A. Conway Hospital as a medical librarian.

Patty Tucker Dumas

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Graveside services for Patty Tucker Dumas, 83, of Farmerville were held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 18, 2020 at Crossroads Cemetery with Bro. Aleck Nyegaard officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Shelton Fife, Jr.

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Marion, La. - Funeral services for Shelton Fife, Jr., 43, of Marion were held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Dean Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville. Visitation was Friday, May 15, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. ~ 8:00 p.m. at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel.

Huell Ham

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Huell Ham was born in Laran, Louisiana, to Hughey and Loduskee Black Ham on August 6, 1932, and passed away on May 11, 2020, in Houston, Texas. He is survived by his beloved wife of twenty four years Jean Scarborough Ham of Houston, Texas, daughter Lauren Ham Aldridge and her husband Craig of Midland, Texas; son Bill and his wife Tressie of Lafayette, Louisiana; and son Scott and his wife Sarah Louise of New Orleans, Louisiana; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren; and Jean’s daughter Kate Drury and her husband Matt; her daughter Kimberly Husted and her husband James; and her six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Floyd Ham.

Lester J. Lee

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Lester J. Lee died on 05/13/20, at the age of 82. At the time of his death, he was residing in Littleton, Colorado. He was born and raised in the Bernice area. His parents were O.B. Lee and Susie McIntosh Lee and he was the second youngest of thirteen children. He is survived by his wife Ann Ballard Lee, a daughter Leslie Blum, a granddaughter Libby Blum, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Barbara Tryon

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Private Family services for Barbara Jean Tryon, 75, of Farmerville, LA., will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville with Rev. Michael McIntosh officiating. Graveside service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Liberty Hill Taylor Cemetery in Farmerville, LA. The family will receive friends at that time. Under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.

Burl F. Hollis

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The world lost a wonderful man and a devoted father on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Burl Franklin Hollis was born on November 12, 1941, in Bernice, Louisiana to George Morelle Hollis and Lillie Lowery Hollis.