Death Notices

Winifred Brown
July 05, 1949 – December 28, 2020

Mrs. Winifred Brown, age 71 of Quitman, crossed over into heaven on Monday, December 28, 2020. She loved to do missionary work and was the President of the Louisiana State WMU. She also had a passion for cooking, rarely making the same dish twice. She enjoyed caring for people always taking time to spend with them visiting, taking them to the doctor and bringing them food. If you needed her she would be there. She loved her family most of all, especially her grandchildren. They were everything to her. She was a beautiful lady inside and out and she will be missed.

Those left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 48 years, David E. Brown; son, Philip Brown and wife Lacey; grandsons, James Brown, Andrew Brown; brothers, Anthony Denton and wife Beth, Marvin Denton and wife Shirley; brother in law, Jerry Brown; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kree Dovie and Eloise (Kirkham) Denton; sister, Mary Frances Foster.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home on January 1st with Reverend Joey Anderson officiating. Burial followed in Bear Creek Cemetery under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home. Serving the family as pallbearers were Clint Foster, Kree Foster, Scott Brown, Steven Brown, Sammy Denton, Josh Gaines. Honorary pallbearers are Paul Denton, Michael Denton and Chuck Marsh.

Betty Jo Moore
May 02, 1941 – December 28, 2020

Mrs. Betty Jo Moore, age 79 of Eros, La. died Monday, December 28, 2020 following a lengthy period of declining health. Mrs. Moore was a long-time resident of the Eros area and loved to spend time outdoors.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband: Henry Moore; parents, David L. & Lottie Dobson; sisters, Minnie Dobson Thompson, Ruby Jean Tomblin; brothers, John Luther Dobson, Jr., Shortie Dobson, Pete Dobson, David L. Dobson, Charlie Dobson, Melvin Dobson, Doyle Dobson and Marion Dobson.

She was buried next to her husband, Henry Moore in a graveside service held on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at the Mt. Olive Cemetery near Eros. Services were under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Prince Knohlan Johnson
October 21 2020 – December 29, 2020

Infant Prince Knohlan Johnson went to be with the Lord on December 29th, 2020 after being born just 60 days prior. Graveside services were held on Sunday, January 03, 2021 at the New Prosperity Cemetery in Clay, LA under the direction of Paradise Funeral Home in Jonesboro, LA.

Buford Darrell Taylor
October 01, 1952 – December 23, 2020

Mr. Darrell Taylor, age 68 of Dodson died Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Mr. Taylor was retired from Stone Container and loved to spend time with his family and friends. He was an intelligent, caring and industrious person who enjoyed the outdoors and helping other when he could.
Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Jamaica Bailey-McBride and Silas Taylor; grandchildren, Lachalan Bailey-McBride, Greggor Bailey-McBride and Saxon Bailey-McBride; siblings, Penny Holder & Mike, Robin Harvey & Terry and Rodger Taylor. He was preceded in death by his parents, Buford Wesley & Geraldine Elizabeth (Shively) Taylor; brothers, Art Taylor and Bo Taylor. There will be a memorial service held at a later date to be set by his family.

Thomas David Babers
December 10, 1967 – December 31, 2020

Thomas David Babers, age 53 of Saline, born December 10, 1967, went home to be with his Savior on December 31, 2020 from a battle with Covin-19. David was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend. He was a hard worker who always had more than one project going on at a time. He had a passion for hunting but his favorite thing to do was spending time with his grandchildren. They knew PaPa always had something in his pocket for them. David worked at Alliance Compressors in Natchitoches for 22 years. He also served his country as a Military Police Investigator in the United States Army.

David is preceded in death by his father, Thomas Merle Babers and grandparents, Thomas Coy & Avis Babers and Xenephon & Amelia Williams. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Felecia Babers; 5 children, Chelsea Davis & Kyle, Thomas Cole Babers & Amber, Crysta Wise & Landon, Clay Babers and Triston Babers; grandchildren, Kylee Davis, Nathan Davis, Jasper Davis, Aubree Nastasi, Blair Babers, Waylon Babers and Whitlee Davis (due in February 2021); mother, Linda Babers, brothers, Mark Babers & Lorie, Kevin Babers & Kathy; sister, Kelli Babers.

Funeral services were held on Monday, January 4th at Briarwood Baptist Church in Saline with Reverend Chase Burns and Reverend Warren Maxwell officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

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