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Joseph Malbrough

Monday, June 26, 2017

Church Point and Carol Malbrough of Church Point; two sons, Joseph Larry and wife, Charlene Malbrough of Church Point and Donald Ray, Sr. and wife Charlene Malbrough of Church Point; four brothers, Felton Malbrough, Rudolph Malbrough, Jr., Paul Malbrough and John Malbrough all of Lake Charles, La.; four sisters, Theresa Price of Houston, TX, Lois Johnwell of Lake Charles, Mildred Esprit of Gilis and Veronica Clues of Crosby, TX.; Eleven Grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; one step daughter, Isabella St. Andre of Lafayette; two step sons, Anthony Guillory of Westminister, CA and Murray and wife, Bertha Guillory of Church Point.; a host of step grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Mr. Malbrough was a member of the Knights of Peter Claver Council 79. During his membership in the Council he served as the Grand Knight and Treasurer. He was also a member of the Cursillo, Our Mother of Mercy Church Parish Council, Usher Board at Our Mother of Mercy Church, Church Point Trail Riders where at one time he did server as the President and also was a member of the Southern Consumer Co-op. Mr. Malbrough was a bus driver for Acadia Parish School Board for twenty five years. He was the owner of Malbrough’s grocery store in Church Point and was a life long agriculture farmer in Acadia Parish. Pallbearers for the service will be Brandon Malbrough, Jordy Malbrough, Brian Malbrough, Donald Malbrough, Jr., Jonah LeBlanc, J’esiah Gallien and Jaden Gallien.Mr. Malbrough was preceded in death by his first wife and the mother of his children, Mabel Citizen Malbrough; his second wife, Eula Guillory Malbrough; two granddaughters, Tameka and Shadonna Malbrough; his parents, Rudolph and Edna Colligan Malbrough, Sr.; two sisters, Eva Soileau Pappillion and Marylee Guillory; four brothers, Peter Malbrough, Albert Malbrough, Adam Malbrough and Joseph Mervin Malbrough.You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mr. Malbrough’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.Duhon Funeral Home, LLC –Church Point, 701 S. Broadway St. Church Point, La. 70525 (337)-684-5552 is in charge of all of the arrangements.

Margaret E. Keeney Hann Main - The Star Democrat

Monday, June 19, 2017

FELTON, Del. — Margaret E. Keeney Hann Main, 93, of Felton, Del., and formerly of Union Bridge, Md., died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Seaford Center, following a lengthy illness.Born Aug. 13, 1923, in Carroll County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Ephriam Eli Keeney and Margaret Elizabeth Smith Keeney. Twice married, her first husband was Hayden M. Hann, who died Nov. 11, 1955; her second husband of 50 years was William R. Main, who died Dec. 21, 2016.Mrs. Main attended a one-room schoolhouse on Crouse Mill Road. She was employed with the Elmer Wolfe School and Francis Scott Key High School cafeterias, and retired from Springfield Hospital, Sykesville, in 1966. She was a Sunday school teacher for the Union Bridge United Methodist Church. In 1969, she and her husband Bill moved to Florida and resided there for 30 years, where she was very active with Conway United Methodist Church, Orlando, and volunteered at an elementary school, where she enjoyed working with children. She and Bi...

Dudley Ray (06-15-17) - Main Street Newspapers

Monday, June 19, 2017

BRASELTON - Dudley Clarence Ray passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017, just three days shy of his 87th birthday. He was born in McRae, Ga., and was the second of three sons to Mamie and Joe Ray.Dudley was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Joe Ray and William G. Ray. The Ray family lived in West Green, Ga., where they founded and operated their farming and turpentine business on the family farm. The boys attended West Green School where one of Dudley’s favorite memories was riding his horse, Tony the pony, to the one room school house every day. He also taught Tony tricks which amazed his family and friends. Upon graduation from West Green, he attended Douglas High School where he played football and was also on the track team. Dudley was a lifelong Dawg, and as such, attended the University of Georgia from 1950 to 1954, graduating with a BS degree. In addition to collecting his degree, he also met the love of his life, JoAnn Dorminey, who was also a student at University of ...

Clyde Shelton, noted aviator, NASA pioneer, dies - Elk Valley Times

Monday, June 19, 2017

Clyde SheltonClyde Harold Shelton passed away Saturday (June 10, 2017) after a brief illness comfortably in the arms of his beloved wife of 62 years, Mrs. Sara West Shelton.Mr. Shelton was born in Taft on March 7, 1931. He worked hard early, operating a paper route at the age of 12 to support his mother and younger sister. He graduated from Central High School in 1949 and went to work at Kraft Foods until joining the United States Air Force in 1951 where he trained as a crew chief on the T-23 and F86 aircraft. During his service, Mr. Shelton developed an insatiable interest in aviation and vowed to one day buy his own aircraft.Following his honorable discharge in 1955, Mr. Shelton finished his business degree at Indiana Tech. He soloed and began earning his pilot’s credentials at Wilkes Field in Fayetteville where he did buy that aircraft and began flight instructing both in Fayetteville and Huntsville, Ala., in 1963.Mr. Shelton, still actively flying until Nov. 30, 2016, ended his aviation ca...

Catherine Porter - Times Record News

Monday, June 19, 2017

Crestview Garden Mausoleum. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home.Catherine was born November 2, 1929 to Melton D. and Mable M. (Taylor) Fox in Decatur, Texas. After moving to the area in 1942, she met and married Millard C. Porter, Jr. on February 7, 1947 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Catherine worked for many years as a bookkeeper for Joe and Bill Hale in their Oil Field Supply business and retired in 2005. Catherine was a member of Fain Presbyterian Church for many years. A lover of flowers, she was a member of the Red River Orchid Society and the African Violet Society.Catherine was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived her loving husband of 70 years, M.C. Porter, Jr.; her two sons, Rev. Paul E. Porter and wife Suzanne of Bluff Dale, Texas and Terry L. Porter and wife Brenda of Wichita Falls, Texas; a brother, W.A. “Shorty” Fox of Decatur, Texas; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and by eleven nieces and nephews.Memorials may be made to Fain Presbyterian Church, 2201 Speedway, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76308.Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lunnscolonial.comRead or Share this story: http://wtrne.ws/2tGjWv5...

Anderson County sheriff's deputy to be laid to rest Tuesday - Anderson Independent Mail

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Oakbrook Memorial Park, a cemetery at 3007 U.S. 25 in the Greenwood County community of Hodges. The 39-mile funeral procession will start in Anderson and go toward Belton and Honea Path as it winds its way to Greenwood County. Members of the public are encouraged to line the procession roadways as a show of respect to Hodges, McBride said.Hodges was posthumously promoted to the rank of master deputy, officials said Monday.Gov. Henry McMaster, who spoke in Anderson on Monday, ordered that flags across the state be lowered to half-staff from sunup to sundown Tuesday in honor of Hodges."We often don't realize the risk that those who go into law enforcement ...  subject themselves to," McMaster said.Hodges was a uniform patrol officer. Besides those duties, he recently joined the Sheriff's Office's eight-member marine patrol unit. The unit patrols Lake Hartwell, Broadway Lake and parts of Lake Russell.Hodges was doing a marine patrol training exercise Thursday with other Anderson County deputies and representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers when he was mortally wounded.He and two other people were ejected from a boat at Singing Pines Recreation Area in Starr.Flowers, art, badges, notes, teddy bears and condolences from friends, family, and people thanking Devin Hodges, Anderson County Sheriff's Office deputy, before the wake on Monday night at the Civic Center of Anderson. (Photo: Ken Ruinard/Independent Mail)Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said Hodges' life jacket became entangled in the boat propeller. He went under water and was unable to come up for air, Shore said.Early stages of the investigation indicated Hodges was hit by the propeller as the empty boat circled back to where he was in the water. But Shore said Friday the autopsy revealed no significant propeller injuries on Hodges' body. Shore has ruled Hodges' death accidental, caused by drowning.The others in the boat, an Anderson County deputy and a representative from the Army Corps of Engineers, were not injured, but were treated for shock.The investigation remains open and is led by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the agency that investigates deaths on waters throughout the state.More than 200,...

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Joseph Malbrough

Monday, June 26, 2017

Church Point and Carol Malbrough of Church Point; two sons, Joseph Larry and wife, Charlene Malbrough of Church Point and Donald Ray, Sr. and wife Charlene Malbrough of Church Point; four brothers, Felton Malbrough, Rudolph Malbrough, Jr., Paul Malbrough and John Malbrough all of Lake Charles, La.; four sisters, Theresa Price of Houston, TX, Lois Johnwell of Lake Charles, Mildred Esprit of Gilis and Veronica Clues of Crosby, TX.; Eleven Grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; one step daughter, Isabella St. Andre of Lafayette; two step sons, Anthony Guillory of Westminister, CA and Murray and wife, Bertha Guillory of Church Point.; a host of step grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Mr. Malbrough was a member of the Knights of Peter Claver Council 79. During his membership in the Council he served as the Grand Knight and Treasurer. He was also a member of the Cursillo, Our Mother of Mercy Church Parish Council, Usher Board at Our Mother of Mercy Church, Church Point Trail Riders where at one time he did server as the President and also was a member of the Southern Consumer Co-op. Mr. Malbrough was a bus driver for Acadia Parish School Board for twenty five years. He was the owner of Malbrough’s grocery store in Church Point and was a life long agriculture farmer in Acadia Parish. Pallbearers for the service will be Brandon Malbrough, Jordy Malbrough, Brian Malbrough, Donald Malbrough, Jr., Jonah LeBlanc, J’esiah Gallien and Jaden Gallien.Mr. Malbrough was preceded in death by his first wife and the mother of his children, Mabel Citizen Malbrough; his second wife, Eula Guillory Malbrough; two granddaughters, Tameka and Shadonna Malbrough; his parents, Rudolph and Edna Colligan Malbrough, Sr.; two sisters, Eva Soileau Pappillion and Marylee Guillory; four brothers, Peter Malbrough, Albert Malbrough, Adam Malbrough and Joseph Mervin Malbrough.You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mr. Malbrough’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.Duhon Funeral Home, LLC –Church Point, 701 S. Broadway St. Church Point, La. 70525 (337)-684-5552 is in charge of all of the arrangements.

Margaret E. Keeney Hann Main - The Star Democrat

Monday, June 19, 2017

FELTON, Del. — Margaret E. Keeney Hann Main, 93, of Felton, Del., and formerly of Union Bridge, Md., died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Seaford Center, following a lengthy illness.Born Aug. 13, 1923, in Carroll County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Ephriam Eli Keeney and Margaret Elizabeth Smith Keeney. Twice married, her first husband was Hayden M. Hann, who died Nov. 11, 1955; her second husband of 50 years was William R. Main, who died Dec. 21, 2016.Mrs. Main attended a one-room schoolhouse on Crouse Mill Road. She was employed with the Elmer Wolfe School and Francis Scott Key High School cafeterias, and retired from Springfield Hospital, Sykesville, in 1966. She was a Sunday school teacher for the Union Bridge United Methodist Church. In 1969, she and her husband Bill moved to Florida and resided there for 30 years, where she was very active with Conway United Methodist Church, Orlando, and volunteered at an elementary school, where she enjoyed working with children. She and Bi...

Dudley Ray (06-15-17) - Main Street Newspapers

Monday, June 19, 2017

BRASELTON - Dudley Clarence Ray passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017, just three days shy of his 87th birthday. He was born in McRae, Ga., and was the second of three sons to Mamie and Joe Ray.Dudley was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Joe Ray and William G. Ray. The Ray family lived in West Green, Ga., where they founded and operated their farming and turpentine business on the family farm. The boys attended West Green School where one of Dudley’s favorite memories was riding his horse, Tony the pony, to the one room school house every day. He also taught Tony tricks which amazed his family and friends. Upon graduation from West Green, he attended Douglas High School where he played football and was also on the track team. Dudley was a lifelong Dawg, and as such, attended the University of Georgia from 1950 to 1954, graduating with a BS degree. In addition to collecting his degree, he also met the love of his life, JoAnn Dorminey, who was also a student at University of ...

Clyde Shelton, noted aviator, NASA pioneer, dies - Elk Valley Times

Monday, June 19, 2017

Clyde SheltonClyde Harold Shelton passed away Saturday (June 10, 2017) after a brief illness comfortably in the arms of his beloved wife of 62 years, Mrs. Sara West Shelton.Mr. Shelton was born in Taft on March 7, 1931. He worked hard early, operating a paper route at the age of 12 to support his mother and younger sister. He graduated from Central High School in 1949 and went to work at Kraft Foods until joining the United States Air Force in 1951 where he trained as a crew chief on the T-23 and F86 aircraft. During his service, Mr. Shelton developed an insatiable interest in aviation and vowed to one day buy his own aircraft.Following his honorable discharge in 1955, Mr. Shelton finished his business degree at Indiana Tech. He soloed and began earning his pilot’s credentials at Wilkes Field in Fayetteville where he did buy that aircraft and began flight instructing both in Fayetteville and Huntsville, Ala., in 1963.Mr. Shelton, still actively flying until Nov. 30, 2016, ended his aviation ca...

Catherine Porter - Times Record News

Monday, June 19, 2017

Crestview Garden Mausoleum. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home.Catherine was born November 2, 1929 to Melton D. and Mable M. (Taylor) Fox in Decatur, Texas. After moving to the area in 1942, she met and married Millard C. Porter, Jr. on February 7, 1947 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Catherine worked for many years as a bookkeeper for Joe and Bill Hale in their Oil Field Supply business and retired in 2005. Catherine was a member of Fain Presbyterian Church for many years. A lover of flowers, she was a member of the Red River Orchid Society and the African Violet Society.Catherine was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived her loving husband of 70 years, M.C. Porter, Jr.; her two sons, Rev. Paul E. Porter and wife Suzanne of Bluff Dale, Texas and Terry L. Porter and wife Brenda of Wichita Falls, Texas; a brother, W.A. “Shorty” Fox of Decatur, Texas; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and by eleven nieces and nephews.Memorials may be made to Fain Presbyterian Church, 2201 Speedway, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76308.Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lunnscolonial.comRead or Share this story: http://wtrne.ws/2tGjWv5...

Anderson County sheriff's deputy to be laid to rest Tuesday - Anderson Independent Mail

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Oakbrook Memorial Park, a cemetery at 3007 U.S. 25 in the Greenwood County community of Hodges. The 39-mile funeral procession will start in Anderson and go toward Belton and Honea Path as it winds its way to Greenwood County. Members of the public are encouraged to line the procession roadways as a show of respect to Hodges, McBride said.Hodges was posthumously promoted to the rank of master deputy, officials said Monday.Gov. Henry McMaster, who spoke in Anderson on Monday, ordered that flags across the state be lowered to half-staff from sunup to sundown Tuesday in honor of Hodges."We often don't realize the risk that those who go into law enforcement ...  subject themselves to," McMaster said.Hodges was a uniform patrol officer. Besides those duties, he recently joined the Sheriff's Office's eight-member marine patrol unit. The unit patrols Lake Hartwell, Broadway Lake and parts of Lake Russell.Hodges was doing a marine patrol training exercise Thursday with other Anderson County deputies and representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers when he was mortally wounded.He and two other people were ejected from a boat at Singing Pines Recreation Area in Starr.Flowers, art, badges, notes, teddy bears and condolences from friends, family, and people thanking Devin Hodges, Anderson County Sheriff's Office deputy, before the wake on Monday night at the Civic Center of Anderson. (Photo: Ken Ruinard/Independent Mail)Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said Hodges' life jacket became entangled in the boat propeller. He went under water and was unable to come up for air, Shore said.Early stages of the investigation indicated Hodges was hit by the propeller as the empty boat circled back to where he was in the water. But Shore said Friday the autopsy revealed no significant propeller injuries on Hodges' body. Shore has ruled Hodges' death accidental, caused by drowning.The others in the boat, an Anderson County deputy and a representative from the Army Corps of Engineers, were not injured, but were treated for shock.The investigation remains open and is led by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the agency that investigates deaths on waters throughout the state.More than 200,...