Louisiana, Ouachita Parish Obits, Week of April 8, 2004
Pauline Redding Rogers Danna
Services for Pauline Rogers Danna were held April 4th at Mulhearn Funeral Home Chapel in West Monroe. Burial was in the Hasley Cemetery in West Monroe.
Pauline was married to Cortez (T.C.) Rogers for 40 years until his death in 1975. From that marriage, they had 4 children together. Pauline was very blessed with a second marriage of 24 happy years to Sam F. Danna, who brought great joy to Pauline through his devotion and love.
She will be missed by her sons, Richard L. Rogers and wife Carol of West Monroe; Dennis P. Rogers and wife Cindy of West Monroe; daughters, Charlotte Rogers Alford of Hurst, Texas and Sherry Woodall and husband James of West Monroe; Step daughter Charlotte Nugent and husband Fred of West Monroe and Step son Terry Danna of New Orleans; 7 grandkids, 4 great grand kids, and 1 step great grand kid.
Pauline had 7 brothers and sisters: Sissy Heacock and husband Arnold (deceased); Willis Redding and R.C. Redding (deceased) and wife Helen; Joyce Brown and husband Jack (deceased); Violet Berry and husband Buddy all of West Monroe; and Betty Wallace and husband Jimmy of Birmingham, Alabama as well as a host of other relatives.
Pauline was the oldest daughter of Deliah and Floyd Redding.
Pauline had four passions in her life: people, sweet potatoes, music (spiritual) and flowers. Her passion for people began in the 1930's when she worked as a waitress in a caf� in downtown West Monroe. She also worked in Morgan & Lindsey and Norris Style Shop for over 20 years. She continued her love of people as site manager for the Council on Aging program at the West Monroe Rec on N. 7th Street, where she worked for over 15 years. Pauline always considered every member of what she called "the club" as one of her Gray Teenage Children.she loved each one very much.
Pallbearers were grandsons Todd, Tadd and Brian Alford as well as special friends Lathe Alford, Mickey Plunk, and Dr. F. P. Cobb.
Louis Ray White
Services for Louis White were held April 5, at the First Presbyterian Church of Monroe with Rev. David Laverty officiating, intermenty was in Mulhearn Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Louis White was a native of Bailey, MS and resided in Monroe since 1950, a retired contractor and a navy veteran of World War II; he was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Monroe.
He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter Courtney Lea White and survived by his spouse, Clydine Covington White; three sons, Larry White and wife Ginger; Clyde White and wife Pat, Al White and wife Dorothy; grandsons, Kevin White, Slade White, Reed White, Jason White, Ben White; great grandson, Eli White; great granddaughter, Haylan White.
Pallbearers were Kevin White, Slade White, Reed White, Jason White, Ben White and Mel Bounds
Marian Antonieska Emmons
Funeral Services for Mrs. Marian Antonieska Emmons, 88, of West Monroe, were held at April 4, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home West Monroe with Rev. Mike Haney officiating. Burial was in the Twin Cities Memorial Gardens in West Monroe.
Emmons was born in Philadelphia, PA. She has lived in West Monroe with her husband and children since 1949. She was a member of St. Paschal's Catholic Church, American Mothers Association and Daughters of the American Revolution. Mrs. Emmons graduated from the Wilfred Beauty Academy in Philadelphia, PA and was a Beautician for 30 years.
Emmons was an avid reader. Throughout her life she enjoyed many creative hobbies including gardening, sewing and later in life, painting. Her paintings were exhibited at Glenwood Medical Mall to encourage Patients to remain active.
She is survived by her husband, Daniel B. Emmons; children, Eileen Emmons Altenberg and son-in-law, Al R. Altenberg, Daniel M. Emmons and daughter-in-law, Joyce Worley Emmons, Jennifer Emmons Bryan and son-in-law, Jeffrey W. Bryan; sister, Delores Olevinek; sisters-in-law, Helen Antonieska and Lily Antonieska. Mrs. Emmons had six grandchildren, John Altenberg and his wife Beth, Robert Altenberg, Danny Ray Emmons, David Emmons and his wife Jackie, Joanna Bryan and Jeffrey Bryan; great grandchildren include, Zack Altenberg, Seth Altenberg and Alison Emmons.
Pallbearers were Al Altenberg, Jeff Bryan, Jeffrey Bryan, David Emmons, John Altenberg and Robert Altenberg.
Mamie Alice Strohm
Graveside service for Miss Mamie Alice Strohm, 90, of Monroe, were held April 3,in Riverview Cemetery, with Rev. George Bonner officiating. Services are under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe.
Strohm died March 31 at North Monroe Medical Center. She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene. Her brother, Fredrick B. Strohm and sisters, Beulah Strohm Gilcrease and Ida Rose Strohm preceded her in death.
Survivors include her brother, Frank Strohm of Dallas, TX; niece, Millicent Douglas and husband Hosea Joe� and great niece, Heather of Monroe; nieces, Beverly Hackney of Monroe, Ann Travis and husband Sonny of Monroe and Rosalyn Gay and husband Winston of Houston, TX; nephew, Arthur Bill Gilcrease and wife Deborah of Tyler, TX; great nieces and nephews, Christopher, Emma, and Steven; and numerous other great nieces and nephews.
Kate Johnson Lindsey
Services for Mrs. Kate Lindsey, 88, were held April 7 in the Chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home Sterlington Rd. Monroe with Rev. Weldon Bares and Rev. Joe Solomon officiating. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery
Mrs. Kate Lindsey has been a resident of Monroe since 1959 and a member of Lea Joyner Memorial United Methodist Church and McGuire Chapter order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred E. Lindsey, daughter, Lou Ellen Meacham and son, George Edward.
Survivors include her grandson, Rueben Weatherford of Monroe; granddaughter, Darlene Edward of Sandpoint ID; five great-grandchildren; niece, Mrs. Floy Greene of Olla; and nephew, Jack Barnes of Edmonds, WA.
John Stanislaus Falletta
Memorial mass for John Falletta, 80, of Coronado, CA, formerly of Monroe, was held April, 5, at Jesus the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Monroe. A memorial mass was also held at April 2, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Coronado, CA. Burial was in Rosecrans National Cemetery.
Falletta, a retired salesman, died March 25. He served in
the US Army during WWII and attended NLU. His parents, Tony and Josephine Falletta; and brothers, Sam and Louis preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Bea; 1 daughter; 2 sons; sisters, Rose Parsons and Angelina Canizaro; brother, Joe Falletta; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a special nephew, Tommy Canizaro; and several other nieces and nephews.