Obituaries

Norman P. Tassin, 58

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Downsville, La. – Norman P. Tassin, 58, of Downsville, La., passed away on February 11, 2021. Funeral services were held Monday, February 22, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville, La. Visitation was held Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel from 4:00 p.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. Interment followed in Northeast Louisiana Veteran’s Cemetery in Rayville, La. Arrangements were under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville. Online condolences may be left at www.farrarfuneralhomeonline.com

Summer DeAnn Lum

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Graveside services for Summer DeAnn Lum, 40, of Dean, La., were held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Dean Cemetery with Bro. Aleck Nyegaard officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

J. H. Franklin

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Funeral services for J. H. Franklin, 99, of Marion, La. were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 13, 2021 at First Baptist Church, Marion with Bro. Bubba Hoggatt officiating. Interment followed in Roark Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Royce Edward Lockwood

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Royce Edward Lockwood, 63, of Spearsville, Louisiana, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 12, 2021 after a brief illness that he valiantly fought. Royce was born in Delhi, Louisiana on September 18, 1957 to Guy Lockwood and Nelda Graham Lockwood.

John Ed Johnson

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John Ed Johnson Sr., 81, passed away on January 6, 2021, at his home in Farmerville, La. Visitation was held at First Baptist Church of Farmerville on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at 1:00 P.M. with the service being held at 2:00 P.M. Burial followed at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville. Officiating was Bro. Kurt Auger.

Merle Tucker Antley

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Private family services will be held for Merle Tucker Antley under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville, La. Mrs. Antley was born January 23, 1920, in Farmerville, Louisiana, and passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021, just 21 days from her 101st birthday.

Oliver “Raymond” Jones

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Graveside services for Mr. Oliver “Raymond” Jones 82, of Farmerville, LA was held on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. at Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery in Farmerville. Visitation was held Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Homes in Farmerville. Officiating the service will be Bro. John Rushing under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville, LA.

David Lynton Ginn

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Private family graveside services for David Lynton Ginn, 86, of Farmerville, La., were held Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Sardis Cemetery with Bro. Kurt Auger officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Diann Marie Cook Gibson

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A memorial service for Diann Marie Cook Gibson, 54, will be held for immediate family. Officiating the service will be Father Rothell Price.

Robert A. Jiles, Jr.

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Robert A. Jiles, Jr. passed away peacefully on December 22, 2020 at the age of 96. Mr. Jiles was a resident of the Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Monroe. Mr. Jiles lived previously in Spearsville, LA for more than 50 years. Mr. Jiles was a veteran, having earned the rank of Corporal during the Korean War.