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Obituaries: May 3, 2017

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Obituaries from the May 3 paper.

Florence “Frisky” Suchanek was born on Feb. 26, 1947 in Lunita and passed away on

Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 at her residence in Starks.

Frisky was a lively lady who loved to cook, can and spend time with her family and friends. She always had a compassionate heart and an open home for anyone in need.

She is survived by her children, Melinda Berwick and husband Chris of Starks, Natasha Dupuis and husband Anthony of Dry Creek, Nicole Pickering and husband, Brian of DeQuincy, Jessica Guimbellot of Vinton; her grandchildren, Callie Doucet and husband, Lucas, Sarah Berwick, Alek Smith, Skylar Kinney, Ashlyn Pickering, Ollie Pickering, Mason Guimbellot and Jordan Guimbellot; along with one great grandchild, Weston Doucet. She is also survived by her sister, Clara Doiron of Starks; brothers, Clarence Smith of DeQuincy, Prentis Smith of Porter, Texas and Carlis Smith of DeQuincy.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Neil Suchanek; her parents, Richard Smith and Eva McLeod Smith; four brothers; and six sisters.

The family received friends on Friday, Apr. 28, from 5-9 p.m. at the First Pentecostal Church in Starks and on Saturday, Apr. 29, from noon until 3 p.m.

The funeral service began at 3 p.m. and interment followed at Good Hope Cemetery in Singer. Rev. Roy Hoosier and Rev. Carlie Jackson officiated.

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

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Albert McCoy “Karo” Quinn, 78, a resident of DeQuincy, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017.

Karo had a lifelong career in the industrial plant industry with jobs including rigging, heavy equipment operator, machinist, mill wright and boilermaker to name a few. He proudly served his country in the United States Marines from 1957-1962 and during his service achieved the rank as Corporal.

Karo loved to hunt, fish and garden. He was known to all for his kindness and never met a stranger.

In his final years of life he gave up his barstool at The Iron Horse Pub for the second to last pew of The Pentecostal Church of DeQuincy.

He is survived by his children, Shawn Quinn and wife, Kristi of Iowa, Trenton Quinn and fiance’ Melisa Clary of DeQuincy, Dr. Tricia Tebboth and husband, Chris of North Africa, Stacey Paine and husband, Michael of Crosby Texas; along with 12 grandchildren, Matthew Quinn, Lacy Leger (Tristan), Lindsey Harris (Herman), Kelsey Quinn, Jordin Quinn, Sophie Tebboth, Naomi Tebboth, Jack Quinn, Coy Paine, Miley Clary, Benjamin Tebboth and Cash Paine; and one great-grandchild, Myla Leger. He is also survived by his sisters, Comolette, Altha and Freda.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Lottie Quinn; two brothers, Richard Quinn and Barney Quinn; along with seven half brothers and sisters.

The family received friends on Thursday, Apr. 27, from 5-8 p.m. at Riley Smith Funeral Home. They also received friends on Friday, Apr. 28, from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m. at The Pentecostal Church of DeQuincy with interment following at Oretta Cemetery in Oretta. Pastor Wayne Neyland officiated.

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

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Clayton Lee Doyle, 69, was born Nov. 10, 1947 in DeQuincy and passed away Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 in DeQuincy.

Since 1970 Clayton worked as a logger in the timber industry. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, pawpaw, gramps and friend; he loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing; but most of all he loved being around his family. On Apr. 18, 2017 he accepted the Lord as his personal savior.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ruby Doyle; children, Missy Burgess and husband, John of Singer, Samantha Prudhome and husband Clifton of Kountze, Texas, Belinda Williams and husband, William Paul of DeQuincy, Julie Teague and husband Marshall of Lake Charles; eight grandchildren, Brandon Burgess and wife, Sarah, Brianna Burgess, Bethany Burgess, Morgan Parker, Matthew Parker, Monica Pharris and husband, Jordan Kyle, Kourtney Williams and Rainbeaux Teague; along four great-grandchildren, Dylan, Elizabeth, Camdon and GraceLynn, together with numerous other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Acie and Rosalee Doyle; and two sisters.

Family received friends Monday May 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Bible Baptist Church, 311 2nd St., DeQuincy.

Funeral service was held Tuesday, May 2 at 10 a.m. at Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Eric Aultman and Rev. Toni Robinson officiating. Interment followed at Good Hope Cemetery in Singer.

Pallbearers were Michael Ashworth, Christopher Clark, Craig Pierce, Bill Kingrey, Jay Kingrey and Danny Boy Pickering.

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

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John “Jake” Mullican, 88, of Longville died Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017.

Mr. Mullican was born in Basile.

Survivors include his wife, Lloydell Iles Mullican; two sons, Jeffery Mullican and wife Denise, Jess Mullican and wife Paige; one daughter, Jo Sarah Mullican Harrell and husband Jeff; one sister, Eddie Claire Kent; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Mullican and Mable White Mullican; one brother; and two sisters.

Funeral service was held Monday, May 1, at Hixson Funeral Home in DeRidder. Burial followed in Lyles Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation be made to a local hospice of your choice.

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James Patrick “Pat” Deramus, 66, was born on Aug. 30, 1950 in Newton, Texas and passed away on Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017 at his residence in Westlake.

Pat loved the outdoors. He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing and he loved to cook. He also loved working with his hands, building things from wood. Pat loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and he will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah DeRamus; children, Emily DesRoches of Creole, Micca Robin of Westlake, Denise Vincent of Lake Charles; two grandchildren, Kaysen Robin and Abigail McDaniel; sisters, Julie DeRamus Jensen of DeQuincy, Patricia Stevens of Prairieville, and Joyce Frazier of Baton Rouge; along with his mother-in-law, Emma Smith of Fields. He is also survived by special family members, Luther Stains and Shanell Rainwater.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred DeRamus and Lola Singley DeRamus; son, Justin Smith; brother, Mikel DeRamus; and six more brothers.

The family received friends on Tuesday, May 2, from 5- 8 p.m. and the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 3, beginning at 2 p.m. at Riley Smith Funeral Home in DeQuincy. Interment will follow at Hyatt Cemetery in Fields.

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

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Audria “Chug” Mae Wallace, 88 of DeQuincy, passed away on Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017 in DeRidder.

She was survived by one daughter, Billie Joyce Young and David of DeRidder; four grandchildren, Rebecca Daigle and Wayne, Jason Smith and Tandi, William Smith and JoAnn, Sarah Denby and Jacob, all of DeRidder; 11 great-grandchildren; three great great-grandsons; one sister, Esther Ray Hemmenway of Oretta; two brothers, Sambo Kourtney and Simp of Oretta, James Lee Kourtney of Vidor, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry “HD” Wallace; parents, Charlie and Rosie Kourtney; and five sisters.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 3, from 1-3 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. at the church. Rev. Danny Wilson will officiate. Interment will follow at Oretta Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at chaddickfuneralhome.com.

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Allen Levi "Lil Allen" Heard Jr., 76, lifelong resident of DeQuincy died Friday, Apr. 28, 2017 and was laid to rest on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Carol Ann Langley Heard; one son, Allen Trent Heard and wife Jonna of West Monroe; one daughter, Tressie Denise Fontenot of DeQuincy; three sisters, Betty Fern Hoosier of Pineville, Billie Jean LeBleu Brown and Mary Poole, both of DeQuincy; one brother, Kenneth Ray Dunn of Singer; and five grandsons, Justin and Travis Heard, Gage, Hunter and Haden Fontenot.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen L. Heard, Sr. and Jenette Cooley Heard Whatley and step father, Roy Whatley; four brothers, Carl, Burnell, Sonny Boy and Cooter; and one sister, Doris Heard Poss.

The funeral was held Temple Baptist Church and Pastor Bruce Austin officiated. He was buried in Perkins Cemetery in DeQuincy under the direction of Hixson-Snider Funeral Home. The five grandsons along with Darrell Fontenot served as pallbearers.

Memorial donations may be made to Temple Baptist Church Youth Fund/Building Fund or the charity of your choice.

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