Melba Wamble Brooks

Funeral services for Melba Wamble Brooks will be at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Homes, West Monroe. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park.

Vera N. Carter

Vera N. Carter, 80, of West Monroe, died May 31, 2019. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2019, at Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe. Interment was in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Calhoun.

Carter Cash

Funeral services for Carter Cash, 19, of West Monroe were at 1 p.m., Monday, June 3, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe. Interment was at Hasley Cemetery. Visitationwas from 11 a.m. Monday until service time at the funeral home.

Jody James Chiasson

A memorial service celebrating the life of Mr. Jody James Chiasson, 58, of Monroe, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Swartz, with Fr. Job Edathinatt officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Monroe.

Johnny Mac Cowart

Johnny Mac Cowart, 78, of Opelousas, a computer repairman, died Thursday, May 30, 2019. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation was 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday at Mulhearn Funeral Home, Monroe.

Charles E. Cox

Funeral services for Charles E. Cox will be at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Monroe. Reverends Ben McGehee and Betty Swanson will officiate. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park. There will be a visitation from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m.

Mr. Cox was born on May 13, 1930. in Shreveport, and passed away on June 3, 2019 in Monroe. He was a retired Supervisor from Riverwood. He retired from the Louisiana Army National Guard after 43 years of service with the rank of Major. He was a member of Lea Joyner Memorial United Methodist Church. He also was an Amateur Radio Operator (KG5GE). He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Ann Gibson Cox and his parents, John Edward Cox and Lizzie Mae Blackstock Cox.

He is survived by his son, John Edd Cox; daughter, Lisa Ann Cox Seymour and husband, Larry; grandson, John Clayton Cox; granddaughter, Mallory Ann Seymour Middleton and husband Shane; great-grandson, Micah Middleton and great-granddaughter, Stella Middleton.

Memorials may be made to Lea Joyner Memorial United Methodist Church.

Online condolences: www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

Thomas Marvin Crowson Jr.

A celebration of life for Mr. Thomas Marvin Crowson Jr., 48, plumber, of Eros, was held from 5-7 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2019, at Griffin Funeral Home, West Monroe. He died Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Elmus Farris Duncan Jr.

Funeral services for Elmus Farris Duncan Jr., 71, of West Monroe, were at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe, with Rev. Dennis R. Hensley officiating. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Calhoun. Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe.

Farris was born Dec. 25, 1947, in Monroe and passed away May 28, 2019, at Cornerstone Hospital. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janie Diane Duncan; his parents, Elmus Sr. and Frances Duncan; and brother, Kevin Duncan.

Farris is survived by wife Brenda; two sons, Dustin Duncan and wife Shelley, and Ben Duncan; daughter Christaline Crain; grandchildren Cole Duncan, Drake Duncan, Lillie Diane Duncan, Payton Benjamin Duncan, Adam Blake Duncan, Zackery Crain and Christien Crain; three great-grandchildren; and many loved nieces and nephews.

Farris fought a courageous battle with Parkinson’s. The love of people helped him work with children at church in the RA’s plus Boy Scouts and youth. Hunting and fishing gave him many hours of pleasure. His great reward was when he accepted the Lord as his Savior and will get to claim his Heavenly reward forever.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethel Baptist Church 230 Washington St., West Monroe, LA 71292.

Pall bearers were Darrell Schanks, Christien Crain, Joe Simpson, Kyle Kane, Larry Walker, Robert Lindsay, Terry Gilmore, Duane Garner and Zackery Crain.

Online condolences: www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

Raymond ‘Ronnie’ Fatheree

Funeral services for Raymond “Ronnie” Fatheree, 69, of West Monroe were at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 30, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Monroe. Entombment was at Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens Open Air Chapel Mausoleum. Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at the funeral home.

Donald ‘Donnie’ Ray Hall Jr.

Donald “Donnie” Ray Hall Jr., 61, of West Monroe, died May 30, 2019. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.

Thomas Patrick (Pat) Hays Jr.

Thomas Patrick (Pat) Hays Jr., 55, of Monroe, a refractory specialist, died Saturday, June 1, 2019. A funeral mass was at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Jesus the Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Visitation was from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at Mulhearn Funeral Home, Monroe. Interment was in Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Bernice Hickman

Funeral services for Bernice Hickman were at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Monroe. Interment was at Mulhearn Memorial Park under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Homes. Visitation was from 1 p.m. until time of service on Saturday.

Cathy Lynn Shores Hilburn

Funeral services for Mrs. Cathy Lynn Shores Hilburn, an RN, 47, of Calhoun, were at 1 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2019, at Whites Ferry Road Church in West Monroe. Graveside services followed at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Calhoun, under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home. She died Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

Edward Eugene Mobley

Funeral services for Mr. Edward Eugene Mobley, 91, retired, of West Monroe, were at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 201, at Community of Christ in Eros. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe. He died Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

Lile Michael ‘Mike’ Moore Sr.

Lile Michael “Mike” Moore Sr., 71, of West Monroe, died May 31, 2019. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe.

Bobbie Murray

Funeral services for Bobbie Murray, 59, of Eros, were at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe. Interment was at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Maudie ‘Marti’ Owens

Graveside services for Maudie “Marti” Owens, 90, of West Monroe were at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Cypress Baptist Church Cemetery.

William Clyde ‘Billy’ Standard III

William Clyde “Billy” Standard III, 79, of West Monroe, died June 3, 2019. Services were at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2019, at North Hills Church in West Monroe. Interment was in Hasley Cemetery in West Monroe.

Theresa Sullivan

Funeral services for Theresa Sullivan were at noon Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

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