Obituaries

Johnny Hill, Sr.

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Johnny Hill, Sr., a resident of Spearsville, LA, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at the age of ninety-four. He was the fourteenth of fifteen children born to the late Allen & Eva Morris Hill. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Charles Colvin Hill, nine brothers and five sisters.

Peggy Ann Reagan

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Private graveside services for Peggy Ann Reagan, 82, of Farmerville were held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Taylor-Liberty Hill Cemetery in Farmerville, with Larry White officiating. Arrangements were made under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Homes. Peggy was born March 9, 1938 and passed away peacefully on April 4, 2020 at Union General Hospital.

Ruth LaDawn Rugg

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Ruth LaDawn Rugg, 94, of Downsville, LA., was born on March 4, 1926 and passed away on April 11, 2020. Graveside services will be held at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church Cemetery in Downsville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville officiated by Bro. Bobby Kranz.

Marjorie Irene Cunningham-Smith, 89

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Bernice, La. – Marjorie Irene Cunningham-Smith, 89, of Bernice passed away on April 5, 2020. Arrangements were under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville.

Jesse J. Hicks

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Mr. Jesse J. Hicks 93, of Farmerville, LA., passed away on April 4, 2020 in Farmerville, LA. Private Graveside services will be held at Liberty Hill Taylor Cemetery in Farmerville, LA with Rev. Aleck Nyegaard officiating under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville, LA.

Van Richard “Dickie” Roach, Jr., 71

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Bernice, La. - Graveside services for Van Richard “Dickie” Roach, Jr., 71, of Bernice were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at Weldon Cemetery in Weldon, La. Arrangements were under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Patsy Yvonne Redden Sellers

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Private graveside services for Patsy Yvonne Redden Sellers, 84, of Farmerville were held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Shady Grove Cemetery with Bro. Rubin Weaver officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Linda Nicklas Thompson

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Linda Nicklas Thompson age 76 of Junction City passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 at the Northern Louisiana Medical Center in Ruston, LA. She was born on August 13, 1943 in Spur, TX to the late Irene Tibitha Shannon Nicklas and Joseph Wilson Nicklas JR. Linda attended Bernice High School, from where she graduated in 1961. She began working as a bookkeeper with Junction City Veneer Company in 1963, which is where she met her husband H.W. Thompson. In 1965, Linda took her second bookkeeping job with C.A. Reed Lumber Company of Bernice. She continued working at that same location, under several company names for the next 35 plus years, before her retirement in 2002, with Long Length Lumber. After her retirement, Linda went back to work part time for Auto lube Express in El Dorado, for the next 15 years before her final retirement in 2018. Linda was an avid LSU and Saints fan and never missed a game on TV. She enjoyed working puzzles and feeding and watching the hummingbirds.

John Lamar Honey

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Mr. John Lamar Honey, a resident of Bastrop, LA, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the age of eighty-four. He was a sixty year member of the Operating Engineers and was an employee for many years at Ford, Bacon, and Davis. Mr. Honey was a boxer in his younger years and during that time, he was a Tri-State Champion and won silver in the Golden Glove.

Margaret L. Bearden Nale Chandler

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Graveside services for Margaret L. Bearden Nale Chandler, 93, of Farmerville were held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Arlington Memorial Park cemetery, in El Dorado, Ar. Arrangements were under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville. Visitation was Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. ~ 12:30 p.m. at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel.