Louisiana, Ouachita Parish Obits, Week of July 15, 2004
Hugh Ford "Pete" Dossett Sr.
Services for Mr. Hugh Ford "Pete" Dossett, Sr., 84, of Monroe were July 13, at Mulhearn Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with Rev. Tom McCurley officiating. Interment followed in Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Dossett died on July 11 at St. Francis Medical Center.
Dossett was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and a retired foreman from L. D. Ritter, Inc. He was also a U. S. Air Force veteran of WWII. Mr. Dossett played semi-pro baseball with the Travelers and was an avid sportsman.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years Rubye H. Dossett; daughter, Mary Dossett both of Monroe; son, Hugh F. "Bubba" Dossett, Jr. of Shreveport; grandson, Shane Dossett and wife Jennifer of Monroe; granddaughter, Megan Moncrief of New York City, N.Y.; two great grandchildren, Thomas Hugh and Cole Dossett; and sister, Cecile D. Hussey of Key Colony Beach, Fla.
Tina G. Clark
Funeral services for Tina G. Clark 99, of West Monroe, were July 15, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel, West Monroe. Officiating was Dr. David Uth, Rev. Mark Fenn, and Rev. W.A. Massey. Interment was at Twin Cities Memorial Gardens, West Monroe.
Clark was born September 25, 1904 in Calhoun, and died Monday, July 12 in West Monroe.
Clark retired from the Ouachita Parish school system after 43 years of service. She served first as a teacher, then as a principal and later as supervisor of special services.
Tina was actively in involved in the Tennison Sunday School class at First Baptist Church and the W.M.U. as long as her health permitted. She was a charter member of Bobashelas Book Club and active in the Western Pride Club for senior citizens. She held membership in state and national organizations for retired teachers.
Tina was preceded in death by a loving husband, Dan, after 65 years of happy marriage. He shared her love of gardening, travel, and sharing the bounty of their flowers and vegetables with neighbors and friends.
Tina loved life and lived every day to the fullest, finding beauty and wonderment in the workings of nature. She never ceased to be amazed at the kindness and generosity of family and friends.
Tina is survived by a large number of nieces and nephews and her three special caregivers (nieces) Joann Gulett, Patsy Golson, and Nellie Turner.
Pallbearers were Tommy Golson, Bill Walker, Clint Gulett, Cliff Gulett, Carey Brooks and Walter Bruce.
A special thanks to Dr. Don Hammett, Dr. Amin ElMalh, and staff at Cornerstone Hospital,
Visitation was Wednesday at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe.
Alice J. Rose
Alice J. Rose, 85 passed from this life on Sunday, July 11 at the West Monroe Guest House following a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill F. Rose; her daughters, Darla M. Morlan and Barbe J. Girton; and her son, Dennis L. Rose.
Rose leaves her daughter, Micki L. Hightower and a son William J. Came, Jr.; her grandchildren: Tamra Donnenhoffer, Gary Morlan, Jr., Dawn Ferris, Will Hightower, Chris Hightower, Misty Rose, Mandy Rose, Jessica Dalton-Rose, Danica Griffith, Chaun McQuire, William J. Came, III, Sara Dugan, and Mary Elizabeth Davis and her great grand-children: Joshua and Shandy Donnenhoffer, Hunter and Jacob Ferris, Fisher Hightower, Morgan and Rachel Griffith, Peyton Daniels, Chloe Came, Nicholas and Miranda Dugan, and Zachary, Conner and Brandon Davis.
Services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 15, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel, West Monroe with Rev. Ronald Charrier officiating. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Louisiana Baptist Children's Home.
Nelda "Dolly" Pool
Funeral services for Mrs. Nelda "Dolly" Pool, 83, of Eros, were Wednesday, July 14, at Salem Baptist Church, Eros. Officiating was be Rev. Elvin Wheelis. Interment was at Salem Cemetery, Eros, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe.
Pool died Sunday, July 11 in Eros.
Pool was preceded in death by her husband Richard Wade Pool; two brothers A. L. "Peck" Thompson and O.D. "Dutch" Thompson; three sisters: Vivian Pool, Doris Madel, Wilma "Billy" Shell. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church.
Survivors include son: Danny Pool and wife Diana of Eros; granddaughter: Marcia Pool of Ruston; sister: Christine Browder of Chatham; two sisters-in-law: Erlene Thompson of Minden; Laura Thompson of Baton Rouge; numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Freddie Browder, Randy Browder, Dan Hicks, Dale Wheelis, Lonnie Salsbury and Lavelle "Bo" Pool.
Iney Sue Carter Sandiford
Funeral services for Mrs. Iney Sue Carter Sandiford, 71 of Calhoun were Saturday, July 10, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe. Officiating were Rev. Wayne Sistrunk and Rev. Tony Smith. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery, Monroe, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe.
Iney Sue was born on December 6, 1932 in Sikes and died July 8, in Bastrop following a brief illness. She was owner of Three S Trailer Park in Calhoun. Iney Sue was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Iney Sue was a wonderful mother and grandmother to many who were not even her own. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed cooking and quilting for family and friends. Iney Sue was preceded in death by her husband Floyd E. Sandiford and a daughter Sara Ann Sandiford.
She is survived by her children: Linda Sue Sandiford Williams and husband (Bubba) Wilburn Williams; Floyd E. Sandiford II and wife Mary Anne Smith Sandiford; Vera Ellen Sandiford; two brothers: Travis L. (T.L.) Carter; Garfield Carter; five grandchildren: Wilburn (Scooter) Williams, Sarah Ellen Williams, Floyd Nathaniel (Nathan) Sandiford III, Larry Joshua Carter and Jessica Nicole Carter; numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Robert Carter, Steve Carter, Dennis Williams, Banner Wright, Charlie Carter and Marvin Carter.
Miriam Reeves Littleton
Funeral services for Mrs. Miriam Littleton, 73 of Downsville, were Sunday July 11, at Wilhite Methodist Church, Downsville.
Officiating were Rev. Samuel Emmanuel, Rev. Jerry Whitman, and Rev. Louis Bartett. Interment was at Acree Cemetery, Point, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe.
Littleton died Thursday, July 8, in West Monroe.
Littleton was a member of Wilhite Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband: Joe Littleton; two children: Bobby Littleton and wife Linda, JoAnn Whitehead and husband Donald; grandchildren: Aimee Littleton, Katie Whitehead; Numerous nieces and nephews and other family and friends.
Littleton was such a special person. She was devoted to her family. She was gracious, humble and kind, a loving wife, the best mother and grandmother anyone could have ever asked for.
The influence she had on each of her family members will live on forever. There are no words to describe the loss to her family and friends.
Littleton endured a long and difficult battle with diabetes.
She amazed us all with her grace, strength and endurance.
We would like to offer special thanks to the following people for standing by us in this difficult time.
To Dr. Don Hammett- thank you for never giving up and for your encouragement in tough times.
To Dr. Mark Rubin- God sent you to us as a special blessing, we will never forget your compassion and concern.
We treasure your friendship.
To Dr. Michael Archie- thank you for your patience and for really listening to mother. You always tried to do what she wanted. You helped her stay at home a long time. We're grateful.
Special thanks to Dr. O'Donnovan, Dr. Hand, Dr. Harter, Jerry & Sheryl and a host of other nurses, aides, and staff at St. Francis Medical Center and Glenwood Hospital without whose help our family could not have endured.
Mom, we would never have given you up to anyone except the host of angels who came for you. We Love You.
Sarah Lindsey Williams
Sarah Lindsey Williams, 12 of Downsville went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 5.
Services were July 8 at Mt. Ararat Church in Downsville with Rev. Frank Rate and Rev. Werner Aswell officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Ararat Cemetery.
Sarah was born Sep. 3, 1991 in Monroe and accepted the Lord as her savior in July of 2000.
Sarah was beautiful, vibrant soul with a smile for everyone. She will be missed by her family and many friends from Downsville High School.
Sarah was preceded in death by her sister Randi Layne Williams and her grandfather Williams Colvin Sr.
Survivors include her father and stepmother Randy and Nikki Pettitt Williams of Farmerville; mother and friend Shannon Colvin and Mark Matthews of Downsville, sisters Savannah Williams of Downsville, Chloie Williams of Farmerville,; brother Shayne Williams of Farmerville; paternal grandparents, Ronnie and Betty Williams of Farmerville, maternal grandmother and step grandfather Jeanette Allen Colvin Albritton and Parky Albritton of Farmerville, paternal step grandparents Ken and Sammie Pettitt of West Monroe, paternal great grandmother, Dorothy Williams of West Monroe, uncles William Colvin Jr. and wife Susan of Shreveport and Shane Colvin and wife Angel of Downsville, aunt Abby Williams of Farmerville, step uncles Mark Shaffer and wife Loretta of Eros and Stephen Shaffer and wife Rebecca of Downsville, Tommy and Brandon Albritton of Downsville, step aunt and step uncle Jessie and Darren Caskey of Downsville; cousins Dusty, T.J., Cody, Jeremy and Catie Colvin; step cousins, Alan and Joy Shaffer, Derrick Cook, Cody and Logan McKinney, Caleb and Logan Whorton, Nicole and Zach Caskey, special friend, Zach Antley of Downsville, numerous friends and family members.
Pallbearers were Jeremy Albritton, Alan Antley, Allen Michael Dalton, Jason Matthews, Jeremy Pender and Matt Tucker.
Honorary Pallbearers were Zach Antley and Dusty Colvin.