|Obituaries published on September 30, 2010|
Benjamin Harold Baker
Funeral services for Benjamin Harold Baker were held Friday, Sept. 24, at Mulhearn Funeral Home, with an additional memorial service held Sunday, Sept. 26 in Meridian, Idaho.
Mary "Catherine" Furlow Boles
Mary Catherine Furlow Boles, age 82, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother left this life on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. A mass of Christian burial was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Jesus the Good Shepherd Catholic Church., with Rev. Matthew Long officiating. Entombment was at Mulhearn Memorial Park Mausoleum under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.
She was born in Elizabeth, La., to Adelaide and John Furlow. She lived many years in Rayville and was a resident of Monroe for the last 27 years.
Elegant and simple, Catherine always had an eye for fashion. She loved shopping, traveling, playing bridge, gardening and her church. Above all, "Meme" enjoyed time spent with her family and friends and would consider her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren her greatest accomplishment.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, William Russell "Billy" Boles. She is survived by four children and their spouses, Linda and George Campbell, Diane and Walter Kirtland, Janet and Scott Crawford, Bill and Christine Boles. She is survived by 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Grandchildren are Catherine Campbell Creed, and her husband, Christian, Allyson Campbell Young and her husband, Lewis, Joseph Patrick Campbell, and his wife Christina, George Mennon Campbell, William Boles Kirtland, Mason Daniel Kirtland, Matthew Wesley Chambers, Catherine Holland Crawford, William Russell Boles, III, Christopher Evan Boles and Jonathan Joseph Reitzell Boles. Great grandchildren are Catherine Neal Creed, Christian Campbell Creed, John Wesley Chambers and Dayton Patrick Campbell and her special niece, Susan Mitchell Neal, and her husband Hibbett and her devoted dog, Fluff.
Pallbearers will be her adult grandsons, Mennon Campbell, Patrick Campbell, Billy Kirtland, Mason Kirtland, Matthew Chambers, Christian Creed, Lewis Young and her longtime employee and friend, Kenneth Reed.
Honorary pallbearers will be her close friends, Yvonne Anderson, Pat Bagwell, Jeannine Cannon, Betty Hastings, Jane Hayden, Delores Johnson, Mary Lee King, Mary McConathy, Jeannie Ryan and all of her Rayville Bridge Club companions.
Her presence in our lives will be greatly missed and we are honored to have shared in her life.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to M.D. Anderson, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030 or St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, Masur Museum, 1400 South Grand, Monroe, LA 71202 or the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences: www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.
Charles Ernest Costin, Sr.
Funeral services for Charles Ernest Costin, Sr., 50, of West Monroe were held Saturday, Sept. 25 at Beulah Baptist Church in Georgetown, under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home of West Monroe. Interment followed at Lincecum Cemetery in Georgetown.
Roy Prinston "Jack" Gaston
Funeral services for Roy Prinston "Jack" Gaston, 82 of West Monroe, were held Sunday, Sept. 26, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Salisbury and Rev. Ken Renfroe officiating. Interment followed in the Indian Village Cemetery in Calhoun.
Mary Correro Savana
Funeral services for Mary Correro Savana, 101, of Monroe, were held Monday, Sept. 27, at Jesus The Good Shepherd Church, with Father Matthew Long officiating. Interment followed in Riverview Cemetery.
Vera Boudreaux Smart
Funeral services for Vera Boudreaux Smart, 92, of Monroe, were held Wednesday, Sept. 29, at Mulhearn Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with MSGR Edmund Moore officiating. Interment followed at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery.