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Ardoin Funeral Home

840 Howard Road
Iota, LA 70543
(337) 779-3083
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Geesey Ferguson Funeral Home

509 Duson Avenue
Iota, LA 70543
(337) 779-2669
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Margaret Mesh

Monday, June 26, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 8:00 A.M. until time of services.Survivors include her husband of seventy three years, J.D. Mesh of Egan; one daughter, Ruth and husband, Charles, Holy, Jr. of Iota; two sons, Adam and wife, Linda Meche of Franklin and Mark and wife, Lois Meche of Egan; nine grandchildren; twenty six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.Mrs. Mesh was preceded in death by one step grandson, Jason Holy; her parents, Adam and Odile C. Quibodeaux; two sisters, Mary Odile Romero and an infant sister; one brother, Mark Quibodeaux. You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mrs. Mesh’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.Duhon Funeral Home, LLC-Crowley, (337)783-1395, 1529 Crowley-Rayne Hwy., Crowley, LA 70526 is in charge of all of the arrangements.

Ronnie Lance O'Rear - Daily Mountain Eagle

Monday, June 19, 2017

Sheriff’s Office and CSX Railroad. Lance’s greatest joy in life was spending time hunting and fishing with his father, and he was an avid Auburn fan.He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Niota O’Rear and Gina Robinson.Lance is survived by his beloved children, Isabella “Izzy” O’Rear and Britton Lance O’Rear; parents, Ronnie and Eleanor O’Rear; sister, Tanya O’Rear Williamson (Aaron Tate); grandfathers, Banks O’Rear and James Robinson (Doreen); nephew and niece, Braxton Williamson and Breanna Williamson; mother of his children, Kathrina Jones O’Rear; and other relatives and friends.Funeral services were held in the chapel at Radney Funeral Home in Saraland on Friday, April 28, 2017, at 10 a.m. The family received friends on Thursday, April 27, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment was in Satsuma Cemetery.Condolences may be offered at www.radneyfuneralhome-saraland.com.Radney Funeral Home, Saraland; 251-679-0320...

Ray Whitlock - March 20, 2017 - The Daily Post-Athenian

Monday, April 03, 2017

Whitlock; one daughter, Kim Whitlock Altstatt; one sister, Janice Whitlock Jones; and two step-sisters, Meredith Martin Gray and Melinda Martin Pritchett.Ray was a member of First Baptist Church of Niota, as well as a member of BPOE Lodge 1927 and VFW Post 5146. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of Meridian Sun Lodge 50 F&AM. He was associated with TSSAA as a football and basketball official for 22 years. He served with the Tennessee Highway Patrol for 33 years, retiring as a captain, and served in the Tennessee National Guard for eight years. He graduated from Sweetwater High School, where he was an outstanding football and basketball player.He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara Jackson Whitlock of Athens; two granddaughters, Laura Kate Whitlock of Nashville, and Emily Ann Whitlock of Chattanooga; one step-grandson, Michael Altstatt of Athens; one daughter-in-law, Lisa Dorr Whitlock of Athens; one son-in-law, Bob Altstatt of Athens; one sister, Sharon Whitlock Young of Athens; one stepsister, Marilyn Atchley of Riceville; one brother-in-law, Sam Jones of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews, the Morning Pointe community and many special friends.A funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, in the chapel of Smith Funeral & Cremation Services with Pastor Cullen Conner officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Lawson Breedlove, Marcus Guinn, Jeremy McNally, Jack King, Vi...

Stephanadis, Steve D. - Southern Maryland Online

Monday, March 13, 2017

Squadron based at Langley AFB, Hampton, Virginia. After his active duty service, he continued to serve in the USAF Reserve through March 1961. During this time Steve also met and married Golfo Panayiota Kakavas of Washington, DC (the daughter of Greek immigrants as well from Piraeus, Greece). Steve and Golfo had two children, Demetrios (aka Jim) and Hope. After his honorable discharge from the Air Force, Steve joined the Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service, progressing to Assistant District Director of Investigations before retiring in June 1985. Steve left behind many friends and colleagues at the Service upon retiring.Steve was preceded in death by his parents Demetrios and Argero (nee Konzaman) Stefanadis; wife Golfo (nee Kakavas); brother Gus D. Stefanadis (Sonja nee Binikos); sister Helen (Jim Tsigounis); and daughter Hope. Steve leaves behind son Jim and wife Rebecca (nee Groves) of Chagrin Falls, Ohio; grandson Nicholas of Washington, DC; granddaughter Laura of Washington, DC; granddaughter Katherine of New Orleans, LA; sister-in-law Sonja of Clearwater, FL; sister-in-law Nicolletta Cutsumpas (Lloyd) of Danbury, CT; nephews Demetrios (Zoe) Stefanadis, John (Karen) Cutsumpas , Ted (Alicia) Cutsumpas, John Tsigounis, Nicholas (Janice) Tsigounis, and Stevie Tsigounis; nieces Annette (James) Mavres, and Arleen (Tony) Castelli; many other grandnieces and grandnephews; and dear friends.The service will be held this Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 3:30 pm at the Huntt Funeral Home on 3035 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, Maryland 20601. Father Joseph Edgington will be officiating. Interment will be at Maryland Veterans Cemetery Cheltenham at a later date. The family also appreciates the care from the staff of University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Ce...

Torkelson, Howard Olaf - Madison.com

Monday, March 06, 2017

BLANCHARDVILLE - Howard Olaf Torkelson, age 97, of Blanchardville died on Saturday evening, March 4, 2017, at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Monroe. He was born on Dec. 21, 1919, in Wiota, to Levi and Clara (Gilbertson) Torkelson. He went to school in Argyle, then farmed for Willard Johnson until he entered the U.S. Army during World War II. He served in the Pacific Theater in the 532nd Boat and Shore Engineers in New Guinea and the Philippines, and was in many battles, including Leyte Gulf. Howard was scheduled to fight in Japan before the war ended. Just before he went overseas, he married Martha Brager in Fort Ord, Calif. After returning from service, they farmed on the Bragger farm with Martha's parents for several years. Martha died a short time after that.He farmed in rural Blanchardville, and then married Mary Burns in Dubuque, Iowa on Dec. 29, 1953, and continued farming until 1981. They later moved to Blanchardville in 1983. Mary died on June 26, 1983. He worked for York Township for seven years, and then the Village of Blanchardville. He later worked for Saether Furniture, delivering furniture for many years, and then as a custodian at the Pecatonica High...

Norma Ruth Bailey - Palladium-Item

Monday, November 21, 2016

Wisconsin Iowa Minnesota Doll Collectors and a member of the Lower Upper Valley Doll Collectors. She was a member of the Centerville Christian Church and Beta Eta Xi Chapter of Psi Iota Xi.Survivors include her son, Howard 'Pete' (Mary Ann) Bailey of Centerville; granddaughters, Becky (Dave) Jones and Kristi (Eric) Webster; great-grandchildren, Ashley (Luke) Keller and Craig (Lisa) Webster; great-great-grandchildren, Emma and Raylan Keller and Alaina and Cailene Webster; brother-in-law, Bob O'Neill; nieces; nephews; god-daughter, Penny Schenck; and many friends.She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard E. Bailey, to whom she was married on September 17, 1939; great-great-grandson, Levi Keller; parents; and sister, Audrey F. O'Neill.Visitation for Norma Ruth Bailey will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Monday, November 7, 2016, at Mills Funeral Home, 405 East Main Street, Centerville. Funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. Monday, November 7, 2016, at Mills Funeral Home with Reverend James Girdley officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to: Centerville Women's Cemetery Association, 407 Short St., Centerville, IN 47330-1017 or Ambassador Healthcare Activity Department, 705 East Main St., Centerville, IN 47330.Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.Read or Share this story: http://pinews.co/2f2jW4A...

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Margaret Mesh

Monday, June 26, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 8:00 A.M. until time of services.Survivors include her husband of seventy three years, J.D. Mesh of Egan; one daughter, Ruth and husband, Charles, Holy, Jr. of Iota; two sons, Adam and wife, Linda Meche of Franklin and Mark and wife, Lois Meche of Egan; nine grandchildren; twenty six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.Mrs. Mesh was preceded in death by one step grandson, Jason Holy; her parents, Adam and Odile C. Quibodeaux; two sisters, Mary Odile Romero and an infant sister; one brother, Mark Quibodeaux. You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mrs. Mesh’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.Duhon Funeral Home, LLC-Crowley, (337)783-1395, 1529 Crowley-Rayne Hwy., Crowley, LA 70526 is in charge of all of the arrangements.

Ronnie Lance O'Rear - Daily Mountain Eagle

Monday, June 19, 2017

Sheriff’s Office and CSX Railroad. Lance’s greatest joy in life was spending time hunting and fishing with his father, and he was an avid Auburn fan.He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Niota O’Rear and Gina Robinson.Lance is survived by his beloved children, Isabella “Izzy” O’Rear and Britton Lance O’Rear; parents, Ronnie and Eleanor O’Rear; sister, Tanya O’Rear Williamson (Aaron Tate); grandfathers, Banks O’Rear and James Robinson (Doreen); nephew and niece, Braxton Williamson and Breanna Williamson; mother of his children, Kathrina Jones O’Rear; and other relatives and friends.Funeral services were held in the chapel at Radney Funeral Home in Saraland on Friday, April 28, 2017, at 10 a.m. The family received friends on Thursday, April 27, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment was in Satsuma Cemetery.Condolences may be offered at www.radneyfuneralhome-saraland.com.Radney Funeral Home, Saraland; 251-679-0320...

Ray Whitlock - March 20, 2017 - The Daily Post-Athenian

Monday, April 03, 2017

Whitlock; one daughter, Kim Whitlock Altstatt; one sister, Janice Whitlock Jones; and two step-sisters, Meredith Martin Gray and Melinda Martin Pritchett.Ray was a member of First Baptist Church of Niota, as well as a member of BPOE Lodge 1927 and VFW Post 5146. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of Meridian Sun Lodge 50 F&AM. He was associated with TSSAA as a football and basketball official for 22 years. He served with the Tennessee Highway Patrol for 33 years, retiring as a captain, and served in the Tennessee National Guard for eight years. He graduated from Sweetwater High School, where he was an outstanding football and basketball player.He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara Jackson Whitlock of Athens; two granddaughters, Laura Kate Whitlock of Nashville, and Emily Ann Whitlock of Chattanooga; one step-grandson, Michael Altstatt of Athens; one daughter-in-law, Lisa Dorr Whitlock of Athens; one son-in-law, Bob Altstatt of Athens; one sister, Sharon Whitlock Young of Athens; one stepsister, Marilyn Atchley of Riceville; one brother-in-law, Sam Jones of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews, the Morning Pointe community and many special friends.A funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, in the chapel of Smith Funeral & Cremation Services with Pastor Cullen Conner officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Lawson Breedlove, Marcus Guinn, Jeremy McNally, Jack King, Vi...

Stephanadis, Steve D. - Southern Maryland Online

Monday, March 13, 2017

Squadron based at Langley AFB, Hampton, Virginia. After his active duty service, he continued to serve in the USAF Reserve through March 1961. During this time Steve also met and married Golfo Panayiota Kakavas of Washington, DC (the daughter of Greek immigrants as well from Piraeus, Greece). Steve and Golfo had two children, Demetrios (aka Jim) and Hope. After his honorable discharge from the Air Force, Steve joined the Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service, progressing to Assistant District Director of Investigations before retiring in June 1985. Steve left behind many friends and colleagues at the Service upon retiring.Steve was preceded in death by his parents Demetrios and Argero (nee Konzaman) Stefanadis; wife Golfo (nee Kakavas); brother Gus D. Stefanadis (Sonja nee Binikos); sister Helen (Jim Tsigounis); and daughter Hope. Steve leaves behind son Jim and wife Rebecca (nee Groves) of Chagrin Falls, Ohio; grandson Nicholas of Washington, DC; granddaughter Laura of Washington, DC; granddaughter Katherine of New Orleans, LA; sister-in-law Sonja of Clearwater, FL; sister-in-law Nicolletta Cutsumpas (Lloyd) of Danbury, CT; nephews Demetrios (Zoe) Stefanadis, John (Karen) Cutsumpas , Ted (Alicia) Cutsumpas, John Tsigounis, Nicholas (Janice) Tsigounis, and Stevie Tsigounis; nieces Annette (James) Mavres, and Arleen (Tony) Castelli; many other grandnieces and grandnephews; and dear friends.The service will be held this Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 3:30 pm at the Huntt Funeral Home on 3035 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, Maryland 20601. Father Joseph Edgington will be officiating. Interment will be at Maryland Veterans Cemetery Cheltenham at a later date. The family also appreciates the care from the staff of University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Ce...

Torkelson, Howard Olaf - Madison.com

Monday, March 06, 2017

BLANCHARDVILLE - Howard Olaf Torkelson, age 97, of Blanchardville died on Saturday evening, March 4, 2017, at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Monroe. He was born on Dec. 21, 1919, in Wiota, to Levi and Clara (Gilbertson) Torkelson. He went to school in Argyle, then farmed for Willard Johnson until he entered the U.S. Army during World War II. He served in the Pacific Theater in the 532nd Boat and Shore Engineers in New Guinea and the Philippines, and was in many battles, including Leyte Gulf. Howard was scheduled to fight in Japan before the war ended. Just before he went overseas, he married Martha Brager in Fort Ord, Calif. After returning from service, they farmed on the Bragger farm with Martha's parents for several years. Martha died a short time after that.He farmed in rural Blanchardville, and then married Mary Burns in Dubuque, Iowa on Dec. 29, 1953, and continued farming until 1981. They later moved to Blanchardville in 1983. Mary died on June 26, 1983. He worked for York Township for seven years, and then the Village of Blanchardville. He later worked for Saether Furniture, delivering furniture for many years, and then as a custodian at the Pecatonica High...

Norma Ruth Bailey - Palladium-Item

Monday, November 21, 2016

Wisconsin Iowa Minnesota Doll Collectors and a member of the Lower Upper Valley Doll Collectors. She was a member of the Centerville Christian Church and Beta Eta Xi Chapter of Psi Iota Xi.Survivors include her son, Howard 'Pete' (Mary Ann) Bailey of Centerville; granddaughters, Becky (Dave) Jones and Kristi (Eric) Webster; great-grandchildren, Ashley (Luke) Keller and Craig (Lisa) Webster; great-great-grandchildren, Emma and Raylan Keller and Alaina and Cailene Webster; brother-in-law, Bob O'Neill; nieces; nephews; god-daughter, Penny Schenck; and many friends.She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard E. Bailey, to whom she was married on September 17, 1939; great-great-grandson, Levi Keller; parents; and sister, Audrey F. O'Neill.Visitation for Norma Ruth Bailey will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Monday, November 7, 2016, at Mills Funeral Home, 405 East Main Street, Centerville. Funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. Monday, November 7, 2016, at Mills Funeral Home with Reverend James Girdley officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to: Centerville Women's Cemetery Association, 407 Short St., Centerville, IN 47330-1017 or Ambassador Healthcare Activity Department, 705 East Main St., Centerville, IN 47330.Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.Read or Share this story: http://pinews.co/2f2jW4A...