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Barbara Lynn Thompson

Jun 29, 2022

Barbara Lynn Thompson was born on September 1, 1961 at Columbia, LA to the union of her parents, William Thompson and Macie Moore Thompson. Following a courageous battle with numerous health issues she passed from this life, to life anew, on Wednesday June 29, 2022 at her residence in West Monroe, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her father....

Wiley Roberts Kelly

Jun 27, 2022

Funeral services for Wiley Roberts Kelly will be a one day service held Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 10:00 AM, at Bethany Baptist Church with Bro. Ed Smith officiating. Visitation will start at 8:00 AM. Interment will follow at Duchesne Cemetery, under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home.  Wiley was born August 4, 1933, in Hebert, Louisiana, to...

Mary Frances "Sugar" Sanders

Jun 25, 2022

Funeral services for Mary Frances "Sugar" Sanders will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday June 29, 2022 from the Columbia chapel of Riser & Son Funeral Home with. Rev. John Spears, Rev. Travis Sanders and Rev. Billy Ray Stonestreet officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Union Cemetery west of Grayson, LA. The Sanders Family will host visitation on Tuesday June...

Opal Levadis Bozeman

Jun 22, 2022

Funeral Services for Opal Levadis Bozeman will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Life Church in Columbia with visitation Friday, June 24, 2022, Life Church, in Columbia, LA, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM for friends.  

Opal Levadis Kraft-Bozeman was born August 28, 1936, and passed from this life peacefully on June 22, 2022.  She...

Edward "Eddie" Dawson Dunn

Jun 21, 2022

Funeral Services for Edward "Eddie" Dawson Dunn will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Springhill Baptist Church, Grayson, LA with Bro. Todd Whittington officiating and Bro. Vince Roussin assisting. Interment will follow at Roberts Cemetery under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home. The visitation will be held Friday, June 24, 2022, at Springhill Baptist...

Angelia Marie Prudhomme

Jun 21, 2022

Angelia Marie Prudhomme, age 55 of Columbia, passed away on June 21, 2022, at Haven Nursing Center, Columbia, after a brief illness. Angelia was born in Columbia, March 30, 1967, to the union of her parents, Winnick Vernon Prudhomme, Jr. and Frances Elaine Crawford Prudhomme. They preceded her in death. Angelia worked for several years as a law clerk.

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Dorothy Day Tradewell

Jun 20, 2022

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Day Tradewell, age 98 of Jena, will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, June 23, 2022, from the Olla chapel of Riser and Son Funeral Home with Bro. Glen Roark officiating. Interment will follow at Jena Cemetery, Jena, LA. The family will hold visitation prior to the service at the funeral home in Olla from...

Willree Estelle Medaries

Jun 19, 2022

Funeral services for Willree Estelle Medaries, age 89 of Grayson, LA, will be held 1:00 PM, Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from the sanctuary of Cross Roads Baptist Church at Grayson with Rev. Shane Duke and Rev. Brian Crain officiating. Interment will follow in the Cross Roads Cemetery under direction of Riser & Son Funeral Home of Columbia. Visitation will begin...

James Kenneth Moore

Jun 15, 2022

Funeral services for James Kenneth Moore will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Bethany Baptist Church, in Hebert, LA with Bro. David Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Bethany Cemetery, Hebert under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home. The visitation will be held Friday, June 17, 2022, at Bethany Baptist Church, from 5:00 PM...

Robert Kidd Sanders, Jr.

Jun 14, 2022

Funeral services for Robert Kidd Sanders, Jr. will be held 2:30 PM, Friday, June 17, 2022, from the sanctuary of Tullos First Baptist Church at Tullos, LA. with Rev. Scott Smith officiating. Visitation will begin at the church on Friday at  1:00 PM to time of service. Interment will follow in the Urania Cemetery under direction of Riser & Son...

Tommy Dale "Tom" Exline

Jun 11, 2022

Funeral services for Tommy Dale "Tom" Exline, age 64, of Grayson will be held 10:00 AM Thursday June 16, 2022 from the Columbia chapel of Riser & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Jack McKeithen officiating. Interment will follow in the Exline Family Plot at Welcome Home Cemetery, Grayson, LA. The Exline Family will receive visitors on Wednesday June 15, 2022...

Raymond H. Bullock

Jun 11, 2022

Raymond H. Bullock, age 84 of Farmerville, Louisiana, passed away June 11, 2022. Raymond was born March 24, 1938, in Shreveport, Louisiana to the union of his parents, Tyrous Lazine Bullock and Ruth Mae Pace Bullock. He was raised in West Monroe. After graduation he went to work at Olinkraft and worked there for forty years before retiring. He and...

Donald W Davis

Jun 9, 2022

Don Davis, 80, of Grayson, Louisiana passed away on June 9, 2022.   Don was born on July 25, 1941 in Rapides Parish. He was an educator for 30 years in Tensas Parish, Adams County Mississippi, and Caldwell Parish serving as a teacher, coach and administrator.  He was also well known for his cooking and catering at Mr. Butts BBQ....

Pearl Ivy Ford

Jun 6, 2022

Graveside services for Pearl Ivy Ford will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, June 9, 2022, at Hamilton Cemetery in Aimwell, LA., under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home.

Pearl Ivy Ford was born in Belfast, Arkansas, to the union of her parents John Frank Hamilton and Rosie Wilson Hamilton and passed from this life peacefully at her...

Dr John Cooksey

Jun 4, 2022

John Charles Cooksey, MD passed away at his farm on Saturday, June 4, 2022. He was 80.

Cooksey was born on August 20, 1941, to Ruth Lee Cooksey and Henry Oscar Cooksey in Alexandria, Louisiana. He spent his early childhood years in Georgetown, Louisiana and later in Burlington where his father operated a lumber mill and building supply company. The...

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