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Obituaries: September 12, 2018

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Obituaries from the September 12 paper.

Lisa Oubre Dean, 54, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018.

She is survived by her husband, Randy Dean of Sulphur; daughter, Hannah (Mark) Pilley of Ragley; son, Isaac (Liz) Dean of Westlake; siblings, Mike Oubre, John Oubre, Susan Areno, Donna Bailey and Chuck Oubre; and two grandchildren.

Services were held on Friday, Sept. 7, at Lighthouse Tabernacle Church with the Rev. Allan Upton officiating.

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Gerald Lee Read, 88 of Merryville died Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.

He is survived by his wife, Billie Gene Read of Merryville; son, Gerald Read of Merryville; sister, Merle Craft of Merryville; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Bessie Read; daughter, Karen Lynette Schlett; two brothers; three sisters; and his granddaughter, Wendy Gene Read.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 6, at Macedonia Baptist Church in Merryville. Pastor Chad Boone, Elder Walter McAlpin and Elder Jimbo Swinney officiate the service. Buria followed at Cannon Cemetery in Merryville.

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Irwin Carrol Stine died on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.

He was was born in Moss Lake and was a lifelong resident of Sulphur.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served for three years in the Seabees, a U.S. Navy Battalion. He returned to Sulphur and graduated from Sulphur High School. He began a career for Mobil Oil that spanned 37 years, beginning as a utility man and retiring as a construction superintendent. He attended McNeese State University and Sowela Technical Institute, and employer sponsored education programs. He was a welding and construction inspector.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, serving on various committees. He was a past member of Vincent Settlement Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Havens Stine of Sulphur; three sons, James Stine of Singer, Coy and Dana Stine of Singer, and Barry and Elise Stine of Hackberry; one daughter, Carolyn Stine Hunt of Sulphur; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Irwin E. and Lydia Heard Stine; two brothers; three sisters; and one great-granddaughter, Raelyn Marino.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home.

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Bertha R. Farley, 87, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in a local hospice.

She was a native of Wichita Falls, Texas, and had been a resident of Starks, for the last 45 years, moving from Pasadena, Texas.

Survivors include her children, Charles D. Farley Jr. and wife Ethel, and Carolyn Brent, all of Starks, Nancy Leteff of Magnolia, Texas, Peggy Martin and husband Wayne of Bridge City, Texas, Kathy Weston of Booneville, Ark., and Cindy Hickman and husband Mike of DeRidder; 20 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles D. Farley Sr; three grandchildren, Jeffrey Glen Farley, Timothy Alan Farley and Rhonda Gail Canada; and a great-granddaughter, Allison Louise Farley.

Her funeral was held Saturday, Sept. 8, at Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. Revs. Chris Bankard and Doug Mitchell officiated. Burial was in Menard Chapel Cemetery in Livingston, Texas.

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Virginia Lee Wilkinson Hall, 68, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in a local hospital.

She was a native of West Virginia, and had been a resident of the Vinton-Deweyville area for over 40 years, coming from Florida. She hosted an internet radio program on KCIA1 called “The Chrissy Anderson Show.”

Survivors include her sons, David Beers and wife Noni of Starks, Stephen Clark and wife Valeta of Nokomis, Fla., Dennis Beers of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Charles Hall and wife Sarah of Nokomis, Fla.; two sisters, Pamela DeNeen of Nokomis, Fla., and Donna Wilkinson of Sarasota, Fla.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Agnes Wilkinson.

Her funeral was held Monday, Sept. 10, at Hixson Funeral Home of Vinton. Burial was in Sudduth Bluff Cemetery in Deweyville, Texas.

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Chase Allen McCall, 28, of Westlake died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 from cancer.

He was born in Lake Charles and lived most of his life in Westlake. He was a 2009 graduate of Westlake High School. After high school, He worked as a hydroblast technician for Evergreen Environmental and a commercial fisherman.

He is survived by his wife, Mayra Luisa Soto-Zambrano McCall; parents, Dale and Teresa McCall of Westlake; sisters, Tracy Fittz Martin and husband Eric and Stacy Fittz Elliott, all of Westlake; grandfather, Hershall Jordan of Longville.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Pete and Diane McCall of Grand Chenier; and Norma Jean Mcvay of Westlake.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Sept. 10, at St. Eugene Catholic Church in Grand Chenier. Father Clyde Thomas served as celebrant. Burial followed in Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery in Grand Chenier.

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Morris “Maxie” LaBiche, Jr., 60, of Gillis, died on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 at his residence. He worked as a roofer most of his life, along with working for A-1 Lawn Services in Landscaping.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Ann Borel Guidry; daughter, Cindy Mire and husband JB of Houston, Texas; sisters, Vickie LaBiche Benoit, Cheryl LaBiche Kershaw and husband Terry of Lake Charles, Jeanne La-Biche Boudreaux; half sister, Anna LaBiche; step brothers and sisters, Robert Guidry, Jr. of Baton Rouge, Glenda Goodwin of DeQuincy, Susan Holton of Bridge City, Texas, Chad Morgan of Cerritos, California.

He was preceded in death by his father, Morris “Maxie” LaBiche, Sr.; and two brothers.

Services were held at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles on Monday, Sept. 10, with Rev. Tim Nicholas officiating.

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Roger DeWane Seamons, Sr., 74, died at a DeQuincy hospital on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.

He was a lifelong resident of Lake Charles and a 1963 graduate of LaGrange Senior High School. He learned his trade through the Local 106 Plumber Apprenticeship Program, working through the local his entire life, and by which he was presented his 50-year watch in December of 2017.

Survivors include his wife of 53, Charlene “Pat” Seamons; two sons, Roger De-Wane Seamons, Jr. and wife Rhonda of Grand Lake and Shanin Clay Seamons and wife Melissa of Moss Bluff; one daughter, Tracy Lynn Abshire and husband Mark of Lake Charles; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Grace Ellen Robideaux of Grand Lake and Cynthia Ann Primeaux of Grand Lake.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald DeWane Seamons and Thelma Jewel Andrus Seamons.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Johnson Funeral Home. Rabbi Barry Weinstein officiated. Interment was at Highland Memory Gardens.

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Jessie Wayne Rogers, 63, a resident of Merryville was born on June 29, 1955 in DeQuincy and passed away on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at his residence in Merryville.

He is survived by his daughter, Belinda Kay McKinnely and husband, Sir Lawrence of Tyler, Texas; grandson, Tyler Wayne Rogers; great-grandsons, Jayden and Jordan Rogers; girlfriend, Mary Courville; sisters, Leona Sharbino and husband, Daryl Sharbino, Sr.; Emmy Hydle and husband, Robert Hydle, Sr., Ida Mae Dunham and husband, Bobbie; brothers, George W. Hyatt, Sr., Charles Rogers and wife, Carla, and Robert Rogers. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives along with many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Willard Rogers and Mary Elizabeth Rogers; his sisters Barbara Biddle and Silisten Dunham.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 5-9 p.m. at Oretta Pentecostal Church. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 13, beginning at 10 a.m. at the church with interment to follow at Oretta Cemetery. Pastor Dustyn Rose will be officiating.

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

(Paid Memorial)

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Keith Allen Turner, 46, of Longville, died on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at his residence. He was born in Lebanon, Ind. He was employed with Champion Technology Services as a Manufacturing Supervisor for five years.

He is survived by his wife, Kristine Turner; two sons, Josh Turner and wife Jessica of DeRidder, Travis Turner of Longville; one sister, Patricia Turner of Lebanon, Ind.; mother and father, Herman and Diane Turner; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

A memorial service will be held at Hixson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, with Celebrant Jody Barrilleaux officiating.

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