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Obituaries from the June 14 paper.

Elsie Mae Theriot, 100, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at a local care center. She was born in Lake Charles on June 30, 1916.

She was an excellent seamstress, gardener, and she always had a yard full of beautiful flowers. She was proud of the fact of being the “Bingo Queen of Holly Hill” and never missed it. Elsie was an excellent Artist and enjoyed doing crafts.

She is survived by her two daughters, Janise Martin and husband James of DeQuincy, Judy Hines and husband Terel of Sulphur; brother, Fred Martin and wife Dolores of Lake Charles; sisters, Rita Begnaud of Lafayette, Faye Ross of Virginia, Betty Broussard and husband Pat of Lake Charles; grandchildren, Suzanne Yellott and husband Kirk of DeQuincy, Steve Martin and wife Lisa of DeQuincy, Mark Hines of Sulphur; and great-grandchildren, Daylon Hines, Brennan Duhon, Bailee Hines, Matthew Martin, Patrick “P.J.” Martin, and Adam and Lizzy Lopez.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Gaston Theriot, II; her parents, Allen and Aimee Martin; son, Joseph Gaston “Terry” Theriot, III; brother, Allen Martin, Jr.; along with grandson, Gregory Hines.

Services were held at Hixson Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home on Saturday, June 10, at 1 p.m. with Deacon Chris Gregory officiating. Visitation was on Saturday, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. A Rosary was held prior to the service starting at 12:30 p.m. Burial followed at Mimosa Pines South.

The family would like to thank the staff at Holly Hill Nursing Home for their excellent care for Mrs. Elsie.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com

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Funeral service for Curtis Ben Guillory, 71, of Longville, was held Tuesday, June 13, at Memorial Baptist Church in Longville. Burial followed at Barrentine Cemetery.

Mr. Guillory was born in Lake Charles and died Friday, June 9. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, member of the Free Masons and retiree from PPG.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Coleman Guillory of Longville; sister, Juliana Hinton; brother, Darrel Guillory of Lake Charles; daughter, Desiree M. Guillory of Houston; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two older brothers.

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Douglas Wayne “RedBone” Stanley, 51, was born on Aug. 11, 1965 in DeQuincy and passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Lake Charles.

Doug worked for many years in the oilfield. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping with his cousins and uncles and loved to barbeque. Doug was always the “big brother” to his sisters and was a true friend to all who knew him. He loved his grandchildren with a passion and he will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends.

He is survived by his daughters, Kortney Watson and husband Jonathan, of League City, Texas, Brooke Stanley of Prairieville, Megan Stanley of Baytown, Texas; and three grandchildren. He is also survived by four sisters, Kathy Overton and husband, Larry of Orange, Texas, Melissa Clark and husband, Jim of Ragley, Angela Evans and husband, George of Lake Charles, and Lori Doyle of Sulphur. He is also survived by his companion, Lori Bohannon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoytt Stanley and Mayola Doyle Hagen.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 14, from 5-8 p.m. at Riley Smith Funeral Home in DeQuincy. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 15, beginning at 10 a.m. at Riley Smith Funeral Home with Interment to follow at DeQuincy Memorial Park in DeQuincy.

Arrangements are being handled by Riley Smith Funeral Home, 1810 W. Fourth St., DeQuincy.

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Charles Lee “Charlie” Wright Sr., 91, of Singer, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. He was born Feb. 7, 1926 in Fort Smith, Ark.

He served in the United States Navy for over 20 years. After retirement from the Navy, he got into Law Enforcement where he retired from the Arizona Highway Patrol.

He is survived by his son, Charles L. Wright, Jr. and wife Kerry of Gilbert, Ariz., daughter Sandy Albert and husband Eddie of Singer; along with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty Louise Wright; along with two sons, Ricky Glenn Wright and Dicky Ray Wright.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date under the direction of Hixson-Snider Funeral Home.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com

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