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Obituaries from the December 6 paper.

Patricia “Pat” Clancy Bonnin, 74, of Lake Wylie, S.C., wife of the late Robert W. Bonnin, passed away at 3:40 p.m. on Sunday Nov. 25, 2018 at CMC General surrounded by her family.

Patricia was born June 25, 1944 in DeQuincy. She graduated from DeQuincy High School then was married in 1963. Pat lived in Allentown, Pa. before returning to Louisiana to raise her family. She was married for 44 years and was a Sulphur resident for 40 years. Family was her top priority as she spent her life’s work as homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She wa selfless in all her service and works.

Survivors include three daughters, Pamela Moore of Carlyss, Bonnie Marcantel of Cramerton, N.C., and Sandra Howard of Westlake; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one brother, Daniel Clancy of Shelton, Conn.; grandchildren, Steven Moore, Hannah Moore, Lakeyn White, Katelyn White, Kennon Guillory, Austin Marcantel, Taylor Marcantel and Jordan Marcantel; great-grandchildren, Taylor White, Justin Spell Jr., Bryson Hilerio, Jose Miguel Hilerio, Collin Granger, and Ryder Daigle.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Bonnin; parents, Emma Dunham Clancy and Benard F. Clancy; two sisters Barbara Canter and Diane Wentzel.

Patricia’s Celebration of Life service included Visitation on Friday, Nov. 30, from 4-9 p.m. at Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home and Memorial Service on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home followed by the Procession to Mimosa Pines Garden South.

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Freddie Marie Gilland, 86, of Vidor, Texas, died on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Starks. She was a homemaker all of her life.

She is survived by her sons, Roger Gilland and wife Valerie of Vidor, Texas, Thomas Gilland and wife Cathy of Mississippi; two daughters, Latricia Mabry of Vidor, Texas, Letha Trahan and husband Michael of Groves, Texas; along with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Gilland, Sr.; daughter, Virginia Lee Thomas; and parents, James and Myrtle Hiner.

A Graveside Service was held at Hyatt Cemetery in Fields on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

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Gerlinde Maria “Linda” LeBaron, 74, of Lake Charles, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in a local hospital.

She was born in Zweibrucken, Germany. She met and moved to Verda before moving to Lake Charles in 1962. She began her career as a sales consultant in 1998 for Nissan of Lake Charles and retired from Billy Navarre in 2016. She was a member of the International Club.

Survivors include her children, James LeBaron of DeQuincy, Sylvia Mallett (Marlon) of Iowa, Brian LeBaron of Lake Charles, Frank L. LeBaron (Jennifer) of Anacoco, and Christine Landry (Greg) of Sulphur; sisters, Ursula Weber, Rita Crumb and Edeltraud Wilson; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Emilie Maria Sonntag Gehlbach and Friedrich Jakob Gehlbach; husband, Frank B. LeBaron; son, Robert LeBaron; two brothers; and one sister.

Funeral service was held Monday, Dec. 3, at the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Monsignor Daniel Torres officiated. Cremation followed the services and interment will be at Consolata Cemetery at a later date.

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Douglas Ray Stone, 58, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.

He is survived by his parents, James Richard Stone and Ruth Stone; sisters, Rhonda Sue Eibert and husband, Dale of DeLand, Fla. and Theresia Keaton and husband, Gary of Orange, Texas. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Ricky Lee Stone and Charles Long; and his grandfather, Rev. Herbert Rice.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service which will begin at 11 a.m. The visitation and funeral will be held at Outlaw Baptist Church, 2005 FM 408, Orange, Texas.

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

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