|Obituaries published on August 30, 2012|
Sam B. Adams
Funeral services for Sam B. Adams were at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, with Rev. Jerry Linhares from Starkville, Miss., officiating. Interment was in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Calhoun. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the funeral home.
Sam was born Dec. 8, 1935 in Sun, La., to the union of his parents, Sam Bernard Adams Sr. and Vera Jenkins Adams. He passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, after a long illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Geraldine Adams; sister and brother-in-law, Ludelia and Malcomb Knight from Bogalusa; sister Lorraine Wallace from Lake Jackson, Texas, and brother-in-law, Edwin Tynes from Bogalusa; brother-in-law Marty Lane Campbell from Shreveport; father-in-law, Judson Campbell from Doson, La.; and mother-in-law, Josie Ann Parker Campbell from Shreveport.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Nell Campbell Adams; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Jesse O. White and their children Adam and Austin; his son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Lori Glawe Adams and their son Sean Michael; sister and brother-in-law, Nanetta and Ubert Terrell, Sun, LA; sister, Faye Tynes of Bogalusa; brother-in-law, Behrman Wallace, Lake Jackson, Texas; sister-in-law, Frances Anne Parker Campbell, Shreveport; and many nieces, nephews and their families, and by a host of friends, neighbors and his business associates.
Sam attended Tulane University and graduated from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He began his career with International Harvester Company then joined the Scott Truck and Tractor Company in Monroe over 43 years ago. Four years ago, he and his family bought Scott Truck, LLC and Scott Idealease and continued to run a very successful company.
Mr. Adams was Past President of the Deep South Equipment Dealers Association and served on the Salvation Army Board, Board of Scott Equipment Co. LLC, and Board of Thomas H. and Mamye P. Scott Foundation.
Pallbearers were Jesse O. White, Adam White, Jimmy Whitman, Ted Gibson, Rob Foster and Stan Huffty.
Honorary Pallbearers were Jim Bershen, Tom Scott, Robert Foster, Behrman Wallace, Ubert Terrell, K.D. Auger, Kenneth Jordan, Rick Snyder and Susan Hoffmann.
Memorials may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy in Monroe, Louisiana Methodist Children's Home in Ruston, the United Way of Ouachita Parish or the charity of your choice.
The family gives heartfelt appreciation to the medical care given by Dr. Mahmoud Khalil, Dr. Warren Daniel and to the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, especially Dr. Jennifer Ramsey of the Clinic. originally from Monroe, LA.
Donnis Hardy Chambola Chavers
Mrs. Donnis Hardy Chambola Chavers, 75, of West Monroe, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at Fellowship Baptist Church in Columbia. Interment will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home of West Monroe.
John Russell Hogard Sr.
John Russell Hogard Sr., 78, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. Arrangements were handled by Griffin Funeral Home of West Monroe.
Freddie Mae Linder
The funeral for Mrs. Freddie Mae Linder, 68, of Downsville, was at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Aulds Chapel Bible Church in Downsville. Interment was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of West Monroe.
Benjamin Fred Lovelady
Benjamin Fred Lovelady, 100, of West Monroe, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. His funeral was at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of West Monroe. Interment was at Walnut Grove Cemetery in West Monroe.
Virgil Johnson, 61, of West Monroe, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. His funeral was at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of West Monroe. Interment was at Frantom Chapel Cemetery in West Monroe. Visitation was Wednesday night.
Rev. Doyle Lynn McManus
Funeral Services for Rev. Doyle Lynn McManus, 61, of Eros, were at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Greater Apostolic Church in Chatham, with Rev. Huey P. White Rev. Jimmy Fletcher and Rev. Lindy Brown officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of West Monroe.
Online condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Lynn Thompson
Mr. Lynn Thompson, 82, of West Monroe, passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. His funeral was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of West Monroe. Interment was in Hasley Cemetery in West Monroe.
Lenora Wallace, 69, of Monroe, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012.
Her funeral was at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Monroe. Visitation was Wednesday. Interment will be in the church cemetery, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe.
Rebecca Lynn Bedenbender Waits
Funeral Services for Rebecca Lynn Bedenbender Waits, 54, of West Monroe, were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at Mulhearn Funeral Home of West Monroe, with Rev. Philip Bedenbender officiating. Interment was in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Calhoun.
Online condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com.
Paul David Williamson
Paul David Williamson, 53, of West Monroe, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. Arrangements were handled by Griffin Funeral Home of West Monroe.