Jack C. Dollins Jr.
Jack C. Dollins Jr., 62, of West Monroe, died Jan. 29, 2019. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe. Interment was in Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery, West Monroe.
Quinon Ray ‘Papa Q’ Ford
A celebration of life for Quinon Ray “Papa Q” Ford will be held at Christ Church, West Monroe, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, with Pastor Ottis Lenoir officiating and a welcome from Roy Baas. Visitation will precede the service at Christ Church at noon.
Quinon was born on Feb. 17, 1942 in Wallace Ridge Community, Catahoula Parish, to R.L. and Ruby Parker Ford. He graduated Block High School and moved to Monroe, where he attended NLU and began his lifelong career as an independent grocer, founding a family business that has spanned two generations and 45 years. He was an active member of Christ Church, West Monroe, and instrumental in the formation of a thriving Celebrate Recovery Community. His love of family extended to not only his immediate relatives and extended family, but also to his grocery store family, church family, and recovery family. When he was not devoting time to his families or volunteering in the community, he could be found in the great outdoors enjoying hunting, fishing, and especially his hidden talent as an amateur/ professional landscaper.
He is preceded in death by his father, R.L. Ford, his mother Ruby Parker Ford, his sister Elvenia Ford, and brothers Ernest and Les Ford.
Left to cherish his memory are sisters Doris and Judy; daughters Angie, Katie, Erin, Misty, and Kristin Lee; sons Patrick, Michael, and Ryan; His beloved grandchildren, all proud to call him “Papa Q”: granddaughters Ella and Mazy; grandsons, Dustin, Tony, Jackson, Liam, Noah, and Nick; and his newest namesake, great granddaughter Lillian Rae; beloved nephew Jimmy and nieces, nephews, and friends too many to count.
The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, Dr. Michael Hayward, Dr. Scott Barron, Pilots for Patients, and Louisiana Hospice for their steadfast attention to care. A very special thank you to lifelong family friend, Jessie Moore, for his many years of loyalty and devotion to our beloved Father.
In lieu of flowers the family asks donations to be made to Fresh Start of Winnsboro, and Rays of Sonshine, Monroe.
Johnnie George, 77, of Ruston, died Feb. 2, 2019. Services were at 2 p.m.Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Walnut Grove Southern Methodist Church in West Monroe. Interment was in Walnut Grove Church Cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe.
James Monroe Jones Jr.
Funeral services for Mr. James Monroe Jones Jr., 89, retired telecommunications supervisor, of St. Joseph, were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Apostolic Restoration Church in West Monroe. Interment was at Serenity Gardens in West Monroe under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Griffin Funeral Home 911 Warren Dr. West Monroe. He died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.
Funeral services for Lyda Lindsay of West Monroe were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Pastor Larry Linson officiated. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation was from 12:30 p.m. until service time under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe.
Duke Stanley McCandlish Sr.
Duke Stanley McCandlish Sr., 76, of West Monroe, died Feb. 2, 2019. Graveside services were at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, Roselawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Calhoun, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, LA.
John McNeil “Buddy” O’Connor
John McNeil “Buddy” O’Connor, 79, of West Monroe, died Feb. 2, 2019. Services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe. Interment was in Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens Cemetery in West Monroe.
Joan Bamburg Reeves
Joan Bamburg Reeves, 69, of West Monroe, died Jan. 30, 2019. Funeral services were at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe. Interment was in Hasley Cemetery, West Monroe.
James Adams Truly, M.D.
Memorial services for James Adams Truly, M.D., 86, of Vestavia Hills, Ala., formerly of West Monroe, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, with Rev. Jon Tellifero officiating. Private family burial will be at Hasley Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.
James Adams Truly, M.D. was born Oct. 28, 1932, in Shreveport, and died Feb. 2, 2019, in Vestavia Hills. Dr. Truly was a graduate of Byrd High School in Shreveport. He received his pre-medical training at Louisiana Tech University and his M.D. degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans in 1957. He interned at Sacramento General Hospital and then served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corp. in Germany.
He completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Confederate Memorial Medical Center, Shreveport, where he served as Chief Resident. He entered private practice in West Monroe, and retired in 1993. Following his retirement from private practice, he was Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology for LSU Health Sciences, Shreveport, doing clinical teaching to resident physicians at E.A. Conway Hospital in Monroe.
During his career he served as Chief of Staff at Glenwood Regional Medical Center, received the 1995 Excellence in Teaching Award presented by the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Medical Education for outstanding contributions; and was awarded the 1998 and 2001 National Faculty Award presented by the Council on Resident Education of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Truly was Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a member of the Louisiana State and Ouachita Parish Medical Societies.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Margaret McLean Truly; his son, James Adams Truly Jr.; his parents, Harry Lydmore Truly and Leora Adams Truly of Shreveport; his brother, Harry L. Truly Jr., M.D.; and Harry’s wife Jenny of Tampa, Fla.; his beloved Aunt Mattie Adams Bryant of Shreveport; and grandchild by marriage, Crystalyn Henson.
Survivors include daughters, Karen Truly Long (Randall) of Vestavia Hills, Ala., and Rebecca Truly Stuart (Thomas) of Birmingham, Ala.; his daughter-in-law, Susan E. Truly of Hammond; grandchildren, Randall McLean Long, Rebecca Long Anderson (Kevin), and James Adam Sydnor; grandchildren and great-grandchildren by marriage, Lance and Lauren Drouet, Lori Lofquist (Jeff), Brad and Haley Lofquist. He is survived by numerous beloved cousins, nieces and nephews as well.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home, P. O. Box 929, Ruston, LA 71273-9976.
Online condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com.
Janice Lee Williams
Graveside services for Mrs. Janice Lee Williams, 81, retired retail sales representative, of Calhoun, were at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Hasley Memorial Pavilion in West Monroe. Interment was at Hasley Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home. She died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.